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Tigers Crown Homecoming Queen - Rosman, NC

On Friday night, Rosman High School picked its Homecoming Queen - Abby Buchanan - and her court....

 

DVD To Feature Inspiring Children's Tunes

The Mullett family from Penrose, with the help of many volunteers, has been filming in the area recently, with the goal of releasing an inspiring children's music DVD. Eight-year-old Chantaya Mullett...

 

Woodsmen Compete During Forest Festival - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Forest Festival Day Saturday at the Cradle of Forestry included the 22nd Annual John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet, plus activities for the public, such as using a traditional cross...

 

Rosman Heritage Day Celebrated Saturday - Rosman, NC

Rosman Heritage Day was held Saturday and featured music, food, games, historic displays and other activities....

 

Harvestfest's Games, Goodies Make For A Lively Day - Brevard, NC

Harvestfest, a fund-raising event focused on autumn fun, attracted scores of kids and adults Saturday for a day of fun and games at the Masonic Lodge on East Main Street in Brevard. There were hula...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    October 5, 2017

Kayak Maker Prefers Traditional Methods - Brevard, NC

Chad Quinn knows a thing or two about paddling. He has used nearly every boat there is - from cheaper one-man kayaks all the way up to a $6,000 fiberglass model that he was terrified to unload....

 

Fall Festivals Feature Fun Filled Events - Brevard, NC

Fall Festivals at Brevard Academy and the Masonic Lodge Feature Fun Filled Events....

 

Locals Celebrate Multiple Wins During Fair

Transylvania County residents won big during the 10-day N.C. Mountain State Fair this year, including the members of the Rosman Elementary 4-H Club. According to Heather McNeely, the agricultural...

 

Brevard Clay Will Offer Art, Pottery Painting - Brevard, NC

Downtown Brevard will soon have its own pottery store, including a gallery, studio and a place for potters to paint their work. Stuart Howe will open Brevard Clay on West Main Street in the former...

 

Children Learn All About Hunting, Fishing

There were a lot of fun and educational activities on display Saturday during the National Hunting and Fishing Day event at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education....

 

Exhibit Captures Transylvania's Natural Beauty - Brevard, NC

The Hollingsworth Gallery at 147 E. Main St. in Brevard will soon be exhibiting images from six local photographers, all members of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club. This annual show features fine...

 

Fall Beauty Here

Fall officially begins Friday, but the colors, particularly in higher elevations such as at Graveyards Fields and off the Blue Ridge Parkway, are already spectacular....

 

24th N.C. Mountain State Fair Ends Its Run

The 24th N.C. Mountain State Fair wrapped up its annual run at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher on Sunday. The 2017 fair entertained 166,583 visitors with livestock shows, agricultural...

 

Iona, Scotland - An Oasis In A Chaotic World

"Those who come to Iona will come, not once, but three times." - Gaelic Saying These words are lettered in black on a soft white wall inside the Iona Abbey in Scotland. For some of us, the words are...

 

Festival Goers Enjoy Mountain Music - Brevard, NC

The Steep Canyon Rangers were joined by Steve Martin on the Mountain Song Festival stage Saturday. The three-day festival at the Brevard Music Center is a fundraiser for the local Boys & Girls...

 

Photographers Challenged To Find Locations

The Local History Room of the Transylvania County Library and the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club are inviting members of the public to grab a camera or cell phone and take a picture of "Yesterday's...

 

Stepping Back In Time At Founders Day Fair - Brevard, NC

During Saturday's Founders Day Fair at the Transylvania Heritage Museum there was music from Creekside Crawfish, a chance to be photographed as "hitched" and games . Those who perform traditional...

 

Annual Farm Fair Held At Farmers' Market - Brevard, NC

Farm Fair at the Transylvania Farmers' Market Saturday included competitions, such as watermelon seed spitting and an egg and spoon race. There was also face painting and the chance to get up close...

 

Picturing The Past: Stillwell Designed Many Older Homes

Erle Stillwell moved to Hendersonville as a young man in the early 1900s. In January 1904 he invested in property near Laurel Park. Over the next few years he studied architecture at Cornell Universit...

 

Vietnam Era Veterans Honored At Ceremony

Members of the public, local elected officials, veterans and their families gathered last Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4309 on Nicholson Creek Road in Brevard for the 50th...

 

Rice Street Gardeners Build Strawberry Pyramids - Brevard, NC

At the Rice Street Community Garden, the strawberries are out of control. The garden's volunteers, however, are fighting back. The garden is located on a small piece of land owned by St. Philip's...

 

Local Camp Provides Enriching Experiences - Brevard, NC

It's lunch time at Gwynn Valley Camp. About 220 campers are situated around large, round tables in the newly constructed dining hall. Each table has a counselor who acts as the head of the table, serv...

 

Attendees Eat Well, Raise Money During Art Spark - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council' summer fundraiser, Art Spark 2017, was held Sunday at the Brevard Lumberyard, which is located off King Street and Railroad Avenue. As well as food and drink,...

 

Local Pottery Family Keeps Dabbing Away

Though a progeny of potters, 12-year-old Jessie Dodson prefers ballet to ceramics. But family tradition can be hard to override, even with the reluctance of youth. Jessie, daughter of Carol and John...

 

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