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UWTC's Demise Forcing Funding Changes – Transylvania County, NC

The imminent dissolution of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) on Jan. 31 foretells a need for a changing model for fundraising nonprofits, while leaving a gap to fill for local 15 programs that were recipients of its funding. “I’m sad...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 9, 2020

Sack Recalls Charlie Owenby – Brevard, NC

For many, the memories of the deceased that we hold dearest are those formed through years of friendship and special moments. For local resident Bill Sack, that means 15 years worth of fall Friday...

 

Oskar Blues Tells Stories Through Brews – Brevard, NC

Not only does beer need to taste good, it needs to tell a story, said Ryan Dunnavant, operations manager at Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard. One of the brewery's beers, the imperial red ale G'Knight,...

 

Pisgah Pete To Make Winter Prediction Feb. 2 – Brevard, NC

For the sixth year in a row, Groundhog Day will be celebrated in Brevard as White Squirrel Day. On Feb. 2 white squirrel Pisgah Pete will predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter and...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    January 9, 2020

Search On For Missing Teenager – Transylvania County, NC

As of going to press Wednesday afternoon, local authorities were still searching for 16-year-old Alexander Charles “Alex” Sweet, who went missing around 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, from the Indian Camp...

 

United Way Dissolution

The decision by the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) Board of Directors to dissolve its operation in the next few months presents new challenges for county nonprofit organizations. Over its 65 years of existence, the UWTC has done a good job...

 

Brevard Academy Students Participate In Mock Trial

The Brevard Academy middle school AIG (Academically or Intellectually Gifted) students took to the courtroom earlier last month in their first ever mock trial. Due to high profile case proceedings...

 

Little River News

Happy 2020 to one and all. Hope the next decade brings good health and a sense of safety and belonging, with intent to get involved in your community center. Everyone is welcome to join us in our monthly activities. We would appreciate any input and/...

 

Comfortable Winter Entertaining Ideas

Winter entertaining need not end once Christmas and New Year’s Day have come and gone. Getting together with friends and family is still possible even if the weather outside is frightful. When Mother Nature takes a chilly turn, those who don’t...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Start the Year with more fun on your Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone! On Monday, Jan. 20, the Basic Apple Group will feature Photos, how to Send and Save images and photos in Mail and Messages, as well as in Photos, easily and...

 

Bass Pro Is Sponsoring Fundraiser For The VFW

Bass Pro is sponsoring a sport raffle for the North Carolina Veterans of Foreign Wars. There are 40 prizes that include firearms; hunting and camping items such as cross bow, firepit, smoker, laser range finder, kayak, fishing rod and reel, Yeti...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Sad News There is very sad news to announce – the passing of Randall Waldrop. Please keep the family of Randall Waldrop in your prayers. Randall will be greatly missed by the Lake Toxaway community and especially by everyone at the community...

 

Library To Host Blood Drive On Jan. 15 – Brevard, NC

National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January since 1970 and recognizes the importance of giving blood and platelets while honoring those who roll up a sleeve to help patients in need. The community is invited to help save lives by...

 

Rosman News

Rosman Shooting Sports Club The first practice for Rosman Middle/High School is 9 a.m., Jan. 11. If you haven’t filled out your paperwork, be prepared to. You will also need your hunter’s student education number if you have taken the class....

 

NCWRC To Hold Public Hearing In Sylva On Jan. 14

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m., Jan. 14, in Sylva to accept comments on proposed changes to agency regulations related to wildlife management, inland fisheries and game lands for the 2020-2021 seasons....

 

Ramona Faye McCarty Adamé

Ramona Faye McCarty Adamé, 81, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Born in Crawdfordsville, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Claude and Gladys Parke Emmons. In addition to her parents, her first husband, Dale McCarty; her sisters, M...

 

Shirley Jeaneen (Orrick) Boggs

Shirley Jeaneen (Orrick) Boggs, of Cedar Mountain, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, with her husband, Bobby Lee Boggs, by her side. Born on Nov. 23, 1932, in Lanett, Ala., she was a wond...

 

Frances Hightower Brown

Frances Hightower Brown, 79, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Everette and Lucy Hightower. Survivors include one daughter, Teresa Erwin, and...

 

Richard (Dick) W. DiBartolo

Richard (Dick) W. DiBartolo, 92, of Brevard, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, May 22, 1927, to Achille...

 

Carroll Michael Hubbard

Carroll Michael Hubbard, 84, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Walter A. and Rubye McGilvary Hubbard. In addition to his parents...

 

Gladys Nalwoga

Gladys Nalwoga, 71, the mother of Patrick Kabanda, died from pneumonia Nov. 29, 2019, at Lubaga Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. She was a kind, Christian lady. As an educator, she taught kindergarten...

 

Panthers' Decision To Hire Rhule Is Huge Risk For Tepper

There was a slight breeze that swept across the Carolinas at roughly 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning thanks to the collective head-shaking among Panthers’ fans at the news that Matt Rhule, the former head coach at Baylor, was set to be the fifth head...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday as the Rev. Keith Thompson preaches a sermon based on Psalm 150, “20/20 When It Comes to Worship.” Worship is at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., with Sunday school from 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m. for all...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Souper Saturday Cook Off Mark your calendars and get those recipes ready for the Cedar Mountain Community Center's Souper Saturday Soup Cook-Off and (new this year) Dessert Cook Off at 5 p.m., on...

 

Legal Notices: January 9, 2020

Chevrolet Impala Bid Transylvania County Schools has received a bid of $660.00 for a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. Upset bids of no less than $935.00 may be submitted by January 16, 2020 to: Norris Barger Transylvania County Schools 225 Rosenwald Lane... Full story

 

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