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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,...

 

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...

 

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

 

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....

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

Future Teachers Honored By Gamma Upsilon Chapter - Brevard, NC

On the sunny, but cool, late afternoon of Sept. 21, members of Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International picnicked on the outdoor balcony above the main entrance of College...

 

The Costs Of Consolidation

If Transylvania County Schools were to build a single, new high school, we must note that this “consolidated” high school will not fit, nor is it feasible, on either of the existing high school sites. It is not as simple as adding students from...

 

Leesa Caroline Anderson

Leesa Caroline Anderson, 30, of Brevard, passed away Oct. 2, 2017, due to cancer. Born Aug. 19, 1987, in Statesville, N.C., she was the daughter of David and Becky (Shumate) Anderson. She attended...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 5, 2017

Children Bearing The Impact Of Drug Addiction - Brevard, NC

Drug addiction is reported to be one of the most corrosive threads that dissolve the family dynamic in Transylvania County, leaving children victims of abuse and neglect, then tossed into an unpredictable system, not knowing where they may find their...

 

Cradle Invites Public To Woodsmen's Meet

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to celebrate the forest heritage of western North Carolina during the annual Forest Festival Day on Saturday. This family event will be staged from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and will commemorate the traditions of...

 

Series To Look At Ways To Resolve Drug Problems - Brevard, NC

A four-part series entitled “Ending America’s Longest War: From Darkness to Light” will focus on drug addiction, the history of the War on Drugs, and local treatment and support resources. All programs will be held at the Unitarian...

 

Talk Planned On Putting Your Garden To Bed, So That It Wakes Up In The Spring

There are lots of articles and books that focus on what to plant, how and when to plant, but there is less literature out there on how to prepare your garden in the fall so that your plants and shrubs return healthy in the spring. People put a lot of...

 

Leap Frog Tours Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Leap Frog Tours, LLC, a new tour and transportation business operating in western North Carolina (WNC), hosted a ribbon cutting event in conjunction with the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 2, 2017

Historian Mixes History, Humor In Presentation

Pulitzer Prize winning historian Jon Meacham mixed humor and history while speaking to a packed house at Brevard College's Porter Center for the Performing Arts Thursday evening. Meacham's...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    October 2, 2017

Potters Prove To Be A Good Fit For Sabra

The Sabra Dipping Company has found the right fit to present its hummus thanks to a pottery business in Lake Toxaway. In June, the White Plains, N.Y., company contacted Molly Brouwer and Klayton Huff...

 

Dr. L. Dawn Allen

Dr. L. Dawn Allen, 63, formerly of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Born in Stuttgart, West Germany, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Edgar and Mary Alice Tinsley Allen. She graduated from Brevard High School in 1971, UNC-G with...

 

Enrollment Decrease Blamed On Athletics Change - Brevard, NC

Brevard College was recently contacted about its student enrollment and other related issues. Leigh Evans, the college’s director of communications and media relations, provided the responses. Question: What are the Brevard College enrollment...

 

Delayed Harvest Waters Open Sunday, Oct. 1

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations on 34 trout waters in 20 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1. Prior to Oct. 1, Hatchery Supported...

 

MountainTrue And Asheville Design Center To Merge

MountainTrue, an environmental nonprofit serving western North Carolina, and the Asheville Design Center (ADC) today announced that the two organizations will merge effective October 1, 2017. As a result of the merger, Asheville Design Center will...

 

Pisgah Conservancy Seeks Input On Signs In Forest

Ever wonder whether your knees or lungs can handle this trail, how a unique geologic formation came to be, or how many more false summits there are before you get to the top? Would better information in strategic spots help? Now’s your chance to...

 

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