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 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    December 11, 2017 

Stack Chosen To Coach In High School All-Star Game

The 2017 high school football season is officially complete, but Rosman head coach Matt Stack will be back on the sidelines one more time this Saturday as he leads a group of seniors from all across...

 

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

 
 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...

 

Bulldogs, Pigs And Boars – A Day Of SEC Football In Athens

This past Saturday, I was fortunate enough to partake in a quasi-religious experience that for many in the South epitomizes sports and tribalism. I’m talking, of course, about SEC football. Along with a pair of friends – one of whom is a Georgia...

 

Local ROTC Students Learn History Of Iwo Jima

ROTC students from Rosman High School and Brevard High School took a field trip to the Western North Carolina Military History Museum to listen to ex-Army officer Frank Hawkins speak about the WWII...

 

Picturing The Past: Growing, Decorating Christmas Trees Provided Cash, Fun

The modern Christmas tree, which found its way to the United States with German immigrants in the early 1800s, dates from 16th century Germany. By 1900, one in five American families decorated trees...

 

NEW: Mission Health, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Reach An Agreement-Brevard NC

Mission Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North have entered into an agreement for Mission Health participation in Blue Cross networks effective, Friday, Dec 15. Both parties are pleased to reach agreement on the mutual goal of ensuring that...

 

BLT Hosts World Premier Of 'In The Workshop'

Brevard Little Theatre carries on its tradition of a Christmas-themed performance this holiday season as it prepares for the world premiere of "In the Workshop," Dec. 7-10. The play, written by...

 

Local Author Releases Mystery Novel

Pisgah Forest resident Robert Brooks is the co-author of the mystery novel "The Clown Forest Murders" released in November. Written along with first-time author and son A.C. Brooks, the tale is very...

 

Sterling G. Paul Jr.

Sterling G. Paul Jr., 65. husband of 43 years to Patricia (Patty) Paul, of Cedar Mtn., earned his angel wings peacefully at home Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. He was born in Wanchese, N.C. to the late Ster...

 

City Council Approves New Jenkins Center - Brevard, NC

Last week, Brevard City Council unanimously approved plans to build a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center. In her last meeting as a council member, Ann Hollingsworth, who is being replaced by...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 27, 2017

Architectural Firms Look To Be School System's Choice

Last Monday evening five architectural firms made their pitch to be the lead architect for the Transylvania County Board of Education’s proposed bond referendum. The school system has several steps to take before a bond referendum is placed on...

 

Christmas Organ Recital Series To Begin Friday - Brevard, NC

The Beulah McMinn Zachary Organ Foundation of Brevard First United Methodist Church (FUMC) has announced a new Christmas Organ Recital Series for the community. The series will begin Dec. 1 and...

 

Courthouse Questions

The recent decision by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners to build a new courthouse with an estimated cost of $31 million adjacent to the Public Safety Facility off Morris Road raises more questions than it answers. To the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 23, 2017

Schools Expand Reach Of AIG Programs - Brevard NC

Heidi Bullock told the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night that the AIG (Academically and Intellectually Gifted) program is providing more options to students. Bullock, who is the AIG specialist/coordinator for Transylvania County...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 23, 2017

State Officials Note Changes In Trout Population - Brevard NC

The trout fishing experience in the Davidson River has been on a steady decline in the last couple of decades, according to representatives from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWCR) and local anglers. Some local anglers say that the...

 

Local Trout Unlimited Chapters Win Big - Brevard, NC

The Pisgah and Land O' Sky chapters of Trout Unlimited joined forces to raise a total of $4,155, given by donors from North Carolina to California, to notch a remarkable win and trigger a series of...

 

DAR Members Install WW I Exhibit In Military Museum

First Vice Regent Dayna Pollett, assisted by Second Vice Regent Nancy Davis, created a small exhibit in the Western North Carolina Military Museum. The Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the...

 

Local TYSA Teams Compete In Autumn Blast At Hickory

The Transylvania Youth Soccer Association (TYSA) finished up their fall season the last Saturday in November, but soccer for 27 young players in the county didn't stop with their last game. TYSA sent...

 

Legal Notices for November 20, 2017

17 SP 55 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Kathryn L. Haberle and Kathryn L. Haberle, Trustee of the Kathryn L. Haberle Revocable... Full story

 

Number 7 Arts Features Four Artists For Holiday Season - Brevard, NC

Number 7 Arts in Brevard features four of the area’s finest artisans this month. Sonia Arnold’s and Ruthie Cohen’s jewelry creations are both eye-catching and distinctively lovely. Jack Christfield’s camera lens captures the essence of our...

 

Four Local Linebackers Among Top Tacklers In WNC

When it comes to sniffing out the ball-carrier and bringing them to the ground, you can't get any better than a quartet of seniors from Brevard and Rosman high school. The Blue Devils' Ethan Shook...

 

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...

 

Veterans Honored - Brevard, NC

The community came out Friday for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the courthouse gazebo....

 

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