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 By John Lanier    News    October 16, 2017 

Drug Addiction Solution: Connection

More than 100 people attended a program entitled “Everything You Think You Know About Drug Addiction Is Wrong” at the Unitarian Universalist Church Wednesday evening. “Tonight, we are going to try to undue some of the myths about addiction and...

 
 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...

 

New At The Library: Wiley Cash Recalls Life In N.C. Mills

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brown, Dan. “Origin.” Harvard’s religious iconology professor Robert Langdon is attending a presentation on a discovery that could “change the face of science...

 

Brevard-Davidson River: Preschool Celebrates Sixtieth Anniversary

For 60 years, the Brevard-Davidson River Weekday Preschool has provided young children in the community with a safe, loving environment in which to learn and grow. Today's preschool began in 1957 as a...

 

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...

 

Guest Column: Making The Transition To Middle School

Have you ever wondered what the transition to middle school is like in the eyes of a sixth grader? As a former Rosman Elementary student, middle school is known as “moving across the river.” This phrase comes from the French Broad River...

 

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...

 

Down By The Barn: Stories And Music Continues Oct. 21

Enjoy a family evening of fall fun on Saturday, Oct. 21, with mountain tales, slightly spooky stories and old-time songs told by local storyteller and musician Gary Greene at the Allison-Deaver Barn. Bring a chair or blanket, for the storytelling...

 

Agriculture Rodeo

Did you know that Transylvania County has various pieces of agriculture equipment available for the public to rent or borrow? Such pieces include a lime spreader, weed wiper, a conservation seed...

 

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... Full story

 

Ted Jahu McCall

Ted Jahu McCall, 68, of Lake Toxaway, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Elizabeth House. He was the son of the late Flemming and Grace Galloway McCall. He was preceded in death...

 

Sherman Knox

The Lord was observing things around him Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, when he realized someone was missing. He told the angels to go place a visit to Sherman Knox at his earthly home located at 217 Duckworth Ave. in Brevard. God knew he was on his way...

 

Charles Russell Petit

Charles Russell Petit, 90, of Rosman, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. He was the son of the late Oto and Ida Whitmire Petit. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Leo and Frank...

 

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...

 

Copelof Is Committed To Brevard

Of great importance to city council candidate Maureen Copelof is her commitment to maintaining a strong community in Brevard for its residents, visitors and businesses. Maureen brings three qualifications to honor that pledge, especially to city...

 

One Man Shot, One Arrested In Brevard - Brevard, NC

A man was shot Thursday night in Brevard, leading to one arrest. Dekarlos R. James, 26, was arrested Friday for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and he has been placed in the county...

 
 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...

 

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

 

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... 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

 

Brevard Man Shot, Another Arrested-Brevard NC

A man was shot Thursday night in Brevard, leading to one arrest. Dekarlos R. James, 26, was arrested Friday for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and he has been placed in the county...

 

County Closer To Making Courthouse Decision

After years of study and deliberation, commissioners could make a decision on the Transylvania County Courthouse during their first scheduled meeting in November. During Tuesday’s commissioner meeting, Dan Mace, with Moseley Architects, gave a revi...

 
 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....

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 12, 2017 - Brevard, NC

Leaf Report The fall color can still best be viewed along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the higher elevations. Autumn colors can also be see in DuPont State Recreational Forest this week. The rain from... Full story

 

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