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 By Matt McGregor    News    December 11, 2017 

Snow Causes Thousands Of Outages

The snow’s weekend visit to Transylvania County beginning Friday left many without power by Saturday morning. With reports of up to 12 inches of snow in some areas, Duke Energy and Haywood Electric reported thousands of outages throughout the count...

 

Photos Capture County Covered In Snow, Impact

Snow brings fun and problems....

 

Promote War, Preserve Presidency

Is Donald Trump promoting war to distract from his unpopular, failing presidency? Perhaps! Consider: Trump’s ban on travel from various countries does not include Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt or Lebanon. Yet, a total of 3,004...

 

Time To Stop Courthouse Relocation

It is beginning to sink in on some of us what the county commissioners, well intentioned leaders that they are, have just done to us in this action to move the courthouse and spend $31 million. I hope that at the very least we will raise these...

 

News Of Organizations

Apple Group The last thing people need during the holidays (or anytime) is for their Apple computer, iPad, iPhone to have a problem. What do you do? Attend the Basic Apple Group Meeting on Monday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. to find out how to fix your...

 

Barkwells Opens Second Location In WNC - Pisgah Forest, NC

Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat, announces the opening of a second location near Brevard. Barkwells' luxury, dog-centric vacation rental home community has been attracting two and...

 

Riverside Bar Opens - Pisgah Forest, NC

Riverside Bar in Pisgah Forest on the Hendersonville Highway recently opened. The bar, which is open daily from noon until 10 p.m. serves a large selection of craft beer and wine, as well as daily...

 

Fisher Realty Welcomes Chase To The Team

Connie Chase has joined the sales force at the Brevard office of Fisher Realty. A native of Ohio, Chase grew up in San Diego and later lived in Texas before moving to Asheville in 1990. Chase...

 

Everyday Education: Taiko Drumming Keeps Kids In School - Pisgah Forest, NC

"I tell everyone that Taiko drumming at Davidson River is the only reason I am still in school and will graduate this semester!" said Chris Alley's student assistant. Alley is the music teacher and...

 

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...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 7, 2017

Mission, Blue Cross Agreement Good News For Many

When Cindy Dennis heard the news that Mission Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina had reached an agreement, she had good reason to feel enormous gratitude. “It made the difference between me having to possibly change hospitals...

 
 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...

 

Legal Notices for December 7, 2017

Brevard Housing Authority Public Hearing and January Meeting January 16, 2018 The Brevard Housing Authority will have a public hearing at 3:00 p.m. to receive comments regarding its Annual Plan. The public hearing will be followed by the regular... Full story

 

Chamber of Commerce Announces Second Holiday Promotion Winner - Brevard, NC

Local resident Terry Hirsh won the second weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. Hirsh entered the drawing at Rockin' Bowl located at 271 Rosm...

 

Musicke Antiqua To Give 'A Renaissance Feast'

Musicke Antiqua will present its Christmas program, “A Renaissance Feast,” at several locations this season: Hendersonville Public Library in Hendersonville, on Monday, Dec. 11, at noon; St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Asheville, on Sunday,...

 

Barbara Ann McCall Willingham

Barbara Ann McCall Willingham passed on to Glory Dec. 5, 2017, after a long illness and hospice care. Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church, with the funeral service beginning at 2:30 p.m....

 

Charles Edward Sitton

Charles Edward Sitton, 78, who loved the Lord, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. He was born in Pickens, S.C. April 7, 1939 had lived in Transylvania and Henderson counties for most of his life. He retired from DuPont and was a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 4, 2017

Cradle Group Loses Forest Contract - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA), the concession vendor in charge of managing several sites in Pisgah National Forest, lost the bid for the contract, and effective Jan. 1, a new vendor, Pisgah Hospitality Partners, LLC, will...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    December 4, 2017

Davidson River Initial Attack Celebrates 10 Years - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Davidson River (DVR) Initial Attack program recently celebrated its 10th year with an anniversary celebration at the Cradle of Forestry. As part of the Schenck Job Corps, this advanced fire training program has been touching lives, giving...

 

Silence Gives Consent

Last year an English racist assassinated Joanne (“Jo”) Cox, a 41-year-old member of the British parliament. Cox, a human rights campaigner, had defended Muslims and other victims of hate crimes. As he shot and then stabbed her to death, he...

 

Local History Comes To Life, Experientially - Brevard, NC

Brevard College’s Philosophy Statement reads: “Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology in which educators purposely engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills...

 

Cyclocross Events Held Across The Country

Cyclocross racing is all about preparing – for the conditions, for the effort, and for the logistics of the season. After a myriad of states and several trips up and down the east coast, through...

 

Thank You from Brevard Ballet

Brevard Ballet performed "The Nutcracker" on Nov. 19 in Jones Auditorium at Brevard High School to a record crowd. Around 60 young dancers and adult community members portrayed Thomas Shoemaker and An...

 

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