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Jerry Vincent

Jerry Vincent, 90, of Brevard, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at his home in Brevard. A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Timothy United Methodist Church. A reception will be held at the church immediately after the...

 

Ask Us

Does the city of Brevard have rules about panhandling? Daniel Cobb, the city’s planning director, provided the following response: The short answer is, yes, the city does have rules about panhandling. The following may be found in city code:...

 

Recreation – The Overlooked Threat To Rare Plants And Animals

More than 2,000 plants and animals around the world are on the federal threatened and endangered species list – from the great green macaw to the bowhead whale. Of all those, two are lichens –...

 

Campbell Becomes Broker At Steve Owen & Associates

Steve Owen & Associates welcomes Susan Campbell as the first 2018 addition to the brokerage team. Campbell worked as the administrative assistant to Steve Owen & Associates for a year before t...

 

Speaker To Give Tips On 'Hiking With Your Dog' - Brevard, NC

With the start of a new year, comes the start of new resolutions. For those looking for an activity with their canine buddy, look no further than hiking. Angela Prodrick, community outreach director at the Blue Ridge Humane Society, will speak on...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This week Keith Thompson continues the sermon series, “One Chapter in Mark.” The focus this Sunday will be on Jesus’ baptism and ours. The Chancel Choir will provide special music for worship. Sunday worship...

 

Trails Are Heavily Used

Jason Harwood clearly does not hike the various trails originating in and around Brevard. If he did, he would never have made such an unfounded claim: “Brevard is already full of hiking trails that nobody uses.” Any hike on any of the Bracken...

 

Train Depot Is Waste Of Money

This is a letter of complaint. How much did it cost taxpayers for Mayor Harris to send all Brevard residents a letter asking for contributions to rebuild the train depot? One hundred bucks to purchase a brick with your name on it and no telling what...

 

Find Beauty In The Winter Landscape

On true winter days like today, where icy winds carve more precious degrees out of already freezing temperatures, we like to stay inside. We bundle up tight, bracing against chilling gusts just to...

 

This Week's Outdoor Destination: The Park At Flat Rock

This week's Outdoor destination is the Park at Flat Rock. Formerly a golf course and crop fields, this small park packs a lot to do in a small amount of acreage. With its own nature center, walking...

 

Steve Pagano To Discuss Gorges State Park At The Library

Gorges State Park Superintendent Steve Pagano will present “Gorges State Park — A Work in Progress — Past, Present & Future” at the Discover Natural Transylvania program in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room on Thursday, Jan. 4, at...

 

Beating The Winter Blues Outdoors

Wintertime, for me, means show season and a lot of travel to places that are often far colder and icier than Brevard. The one thing I find intriguing is how often I hear people talking about how they...

 

BC Names Parnell Executive Assistant To The President - Brevard, NC

Brevard College has announced that Katherine Parnell has been named the new executive assistant to the President, effective Jan. 3. A Brevard College class of 2011 graduate, Parnell was the college's...

 

New At The Library: Legacy And Spirituality Are Foundations Of Joy

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Edrich, Louise. “Future Home of the Living God.” The world is ending, killing itself by reversing evolution so that women are giving birth to babies that are primitive...

 

Pia Maria Fehrenbacher Kalteis

Pia Maria Fehrenbacher Kalteis, 80, of Brevard passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Franz and Pia Hils Fehrenbacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kalteis and brother, Franz...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 7, 2017

Mountain Bikers, Equestrians React To Fee Proposal

Mountain bikers and equestrians could soon be required to pay user fees to use the trails in Pisgah National Forest, according to Dave Casey, head ranger for the Pisgah Ranger district. The proposals were announced during the most recent Transylvania...

 

Church Activities

Brevard First UMC Brevard First United Methodist Church will host a series of organ recitals on Fridays in December, starting at 12:25 p.m. in the church sanctuary. This Friday, Corey Powell, organist at Central UMC in Asheville, will play. On Dec....

 

Gail (Cookie) McKnight James Kellett

Gail (Cookie) McKnight James Kellett, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at home in Brevard. An avid adventurer, talented artist and wily prankster, she was born in Kingstree, S.C. Sept. 28,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 27, 2017

Mountain Bikers Could Face User Fees - Pisgah Forest, NC

Pisgah National Forest head ranger Dave Casey announced proposals for user fees for both mountain bikers and equestrians during the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. The proposal comes after further budget cuts and...

 

Weekly Destination Hike: Cantrell Creek Lodge

Our weekly destination hike is the site of the Cantrell Creek lodge in Pisgah National Forest. Access to where the lodge once stood can be easy, with little elevation gain for hikers, or it can be...

 

Building A Local Conservation Coalition

Over the past four years, I have had the privilege of representing sportsman as the Chair of The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council (FWCC) covering the 18 Counties in western North Carolina. My...

 

Christopher Ryan Guillebeau

Christopher Ryan Guille-beau, 30, of Fayetteville, N.C., died unexpectedly Thursday Oct. 12, 2017. He was born and raised in Brevard by his mother, Tracey Guillebeau Kruse (Kevin) and fathers, Blaine...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, the church will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its preschool ministry. Keith Thompson’s message for the morning will be, “What Every Child Needs.” Special music for worship will be provided...

 

Author To Discuss 'Secrets Of The Smokies' Oct. 17 - Brevard, NC

The 2017 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in October with “Secrets of the Smokies” presented by author Ben Anderson. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is made possible by the...

 

Mountain Sun: Coyotes Embark On Journey - Brevard, NC

At Mountain Sun Community School, learning about the history of Transylvania County and its natural resources is not confined to the classroom and textbooks. The middle school students, also known as...

 

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