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 By Bethany Rundell    Arts    October 16, 2017 

'A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court' Opens - Brevard, NC

Theater Review By Bethany Rundell As a recent honored graduate of engineering, Hank Bennett – a self-proclaimed "Yankee" from Hartford – believes the concept of time is something to be tested,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 16, 2017 

Breast Cancer Survivor Recalls Battles For Her Life

When Nancy Stricker got hit with her second diagnosis of breast cancer in 2012, 14 years after her first, she knew she needed to prepare herself for battle. "There is a fine line between knowing that...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    October 16, 2017 

County Approves Contract With Economic Alliance

The Transylvania Economic Alliance’s contract with the county has been changed to a yearly one, with slightly different expectations and requirements. The county’s initial contract with the Alliance, which was signed in October of 2014, was for...

 

Panthers And United Way Host Playbook LIVE Event - Brevard, NC

Carolina Panthers' alum Chris Draft and United Way of Transylvania County will host a new virtual classroom experience called Character Playbook LIVE on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Brevard Middle School...

 

Picturing The Past: Franklin Park Was Once A Lake By A Hotel

The Franklin Hotel, built by J. Frances Hays around 1900 on East Main St., was surrounded by an expansive lawn, acres of trees, and a small lake. In 1909 Hays sold the hotel and 80 acres to the...

 

Legal Notices for October 16, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 17-E-297 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of James S. En...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    October 16, 2017 

Lady Blue Devils Lose Hard-Fought Match To Bearcats - Brevard, NC

The Lady Blue Devils gave one of the top teams in the mountains everything they could handle last Thursday, but the Hendersonville Bobcats rallied after dropping the first set to beat Brevard 3-1 in a...

 

Brevard College Unveils 2017-18 Men's, Women's Basketball Schedules - Brevard, NC

Brevard men’s basketball coach Lee Burgess announced the team's 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday. The slate features 11 home games along with exhibition clashes at Gardner-Webb and South Carolina State. The season begins with a trio of road games...

 

Follow Fire Protocols

Some of the photos of the wildfires that have been raging through northern California this past week have an eerie similarity with those taken around Gatlinburg, Tenn., and parts of western North Carolina last fall. There are photos of exhausted...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    October 16, 2017 

City Council Candidates Tackle Questions

Editor’s Note: The only competitive race in this year’s municipal elections is on the Brevard City Council, where three candidates are competing for two seats. The three candidates — Maureen Copelof, Jessica Gallagher and Mac Morrow — were...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Commu-nity Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 12, 2017

Locals Worry About DACA's Future

Laura Perez has built a life for herself in Transylvania County after her grandmother put her and her two brothers on a bus in Veracruz, Mexico, that would bring them to the United States in 2003, when she was only 14. Perez first found herself in Et...

 

TCHG Fall Craft Show And Sale Is Oct. 13-14 - Brevard, NC

Stimulate your imagination at the Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild Fall Craft Show and Sale on Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. under the tent at Brevard College....

 

Land Of Waterfalls Camera: Club Meets With Guest Speaker

The Land of Waterfalls Camera Club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Transylvania Parks and Recreation Department, located at 150 Ecusta Road. This month's...

 

Legal Notices for October 12, 2017

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE: 17 E 190 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF EILEEN FORTENER, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified as Executor of the...

 

Conserving Carolina Director To Speak To Historical Society - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Historical Society invites the public to attend their Annual Meeting on Nov. 7 at Lola’s at the Old Hickory House in Brevard. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner. A short business meeting will follow and then there...

 

Lady Slipper Speaker Series Features Monarch Enthusiast

The Lady Slipper Speaker Series, presented by Conserving Carolina – formerly Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy and Pacolet Area Conservancy – welcomes Kim Bailey to Brevard College on Oct. 18....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 9, 2017

'Tin Goose' Still Soars

Though the 1928 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft, also called the "Tin Goose," is no time machine, the pilot and passengers agreed the 30-minute ride on the first commercial aircraft and mass-produced...

 

Ayesh To Perform At BRCC - Brevard, NC

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will commence its 25th season with a performance by pianist Kevin Ayesh on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium. The program will feature sonatas by Mozart and Chopin, as well as an...

 

Computer Pals Program Celebrates 20 Years - Brevard, NC

Brevard-based business Computer Pals Learning Centers is celebrating 20 years. Few homes had computers when preschoolers at A Child's World in Pisgah Forest sat down in front of bulky desk top compute...

 

Picturing The Past: 'Taking A Look At 'Yesterday's Places Today' - Brevard, NC

Over the course of the next five weeks Picturing the Past will feature the five photographs used in the "Yesterday's Places Today" photography contest sponsored by the Local History Room at the Transy...

 

Legal Notices for October 9, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing City of Brevard Proposed Amendments to Brevard Music Center Planned Development District Ordinance Number 11-09 The Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 16, 2017. The hearing will begin at 7:00...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 9, 2017

Local Rock Climbers Have A Narrow Escape

It was a close call for Caleb Spradlin and his friend Barrett Pauer on Sept. 27. The pair were climbing the "Shortest Straw," a 15-pitch climb on El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park...

 

BC To Exhibit Photos By Andrew Paynter - Brevard, NC

On Friday, Oct. 6, Brevard College will host the opening reception for “Morning Meditations,” a photography exhibition by BC alumni, Andrew Paynter. The exhibition will be held in the Spiers Gallery in the Sims Art Building. Paynter will begin...

 

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