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 By Park Baker    News    January 14, 2019

Shutdown's Impact Being Felt In Transylvania

Over the weekend, the partial government shut-down surpassed the previous 21-day record and its impacts are being felt in Transylvania County, from trail maintenance on public lands to the wallets of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 14, 2019

Ice Storm Causes Multiple Outages

As of 9:30 a.m., today, Duke Energy was reporting that 688 out of its 15,821 customers in Transylvania County were without power because of the downed lines caused by freezing rain on Saturday night. “The sleet and freezing rain that passed...

 

New At The Library: Marla Cilley Discusses How To End CHAOS

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Burke, James Lee. “The New Iberia Blues.” When Robecheaux met Desmond 25 years ago, he was a young boy full of dreams of Hollywood. But now, Robecheaux thinks Desmond...

 

Stabbing Incident Leads To Arrest

After a stabbing incident in Rosman on Saturday night, Nathan Thomas Leaman, 21, has been arrested for felony assault with a deadly weapon and drug charges, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, a Sheriff’s Office...

 

Warren Wilson College To Host 10th Annual 'Drawing Discourse' Exhibition

UNC Asheville's juried international exhibition, "Drawing Discourse," will open with special events on Jan. 18-19 featuring renowned artists and curators, including juror Claire Gilman, Mel Chin, Anne...

 

Local Dies In Single-Car Accident

At 1:30 p.m., Sunday, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office announced in a news release that 48-year-old Jeffrey Wade Lowe had died in a single-vehicle accident. The accident happened at roughly 8:30 a.m., Saturday, on the Rosman Highway near...

 

March 1 Is Deadline For N.C. Arts Grants

The North Carolina Arts Council’s 2019 grant guidelines for organizations are now available at www.NCArts.org. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 1. The North Carolina Arts Council’s grant programs are designed to sustain...

 

Jeremy Gibbs Leaving To Take Regional Schools Position

Dr. Jeremy Gibbs will be leaving his position as chief academic officer for Transylvania County Schools to take a newly-created position in education after nearly eight years serving the local school...

 

Live Release Rate At Animal Shelter Was 93 Percent

If dogs and cats could wear party hats, they would be wearing them in Transylvania County, according to a press release. The 2018 statistics are in for the Transylvania County Animal Shelter and the live release rate for 2018 was 93 percent. “Our...

 

Celebrations Set For Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The annual local celebrations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day are set. The Human Relations Council for Brevard and Transylvania County, along with Brevard College, are inviting the public to take part in “Unity in the Community.” Things will...

 

Grayson Wilson To Compete In Marksmanship Nationals

The Transylvania County Marine Corps Junior ROTC program congratulates Cadet Grayson Wilson on his recent qualification to compete in the Marine Corps Service Marksmanship Championships. The competiti...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Ranger Phil Mayrand Recounts His Last Mission

The U.S. Army website describes the 75th Ranger Regiment as the U.S. Army's premier large-scale special operations force, which is made up of some of the most elite soldiers in the world. What follows...

 

Brevard, Rosman Suffer Pair Of Sweeps In Conference Hoops Action On Friday

It was a busy Friday night last week as the Brevard Blue Devils and Rosman Tigers hosted a home slate of basketball games. Unfortunately, Transylvania County teams went 0-4 on the night, with Franklin sweeping Brevard and Robbinsville taking two...

 

5th Annual Faces Of Freedom Exhibit

The 5th Annual "Faces of Freedom" exhibition is going on at the Transylvania Community Arts Council. "Journey to Freedom" is the exhibition's central theme. The exhibition will be on display through...

 

Brevard, Rosman Weekend Wrestling Tournament Results

The Brevard Blue Devil and Rosman Tiger wrestling teams participated in the Johnson-Stamey Mill Town Invitational wrestling tournament over the weekend at Pisgah High School. Both teams finished in the upper half of the standings, with Brevard...

 

Altman, Brown Take Top Three Spots In Climbing Competition

Brevard College student-athletes Madison Altman and Danielle Brown finished in second and third place, respectively, to lead the BC climbing team at the Tennessee Bouldering Authority Collegiate Competition held on Saturday. Altman finished the...

 

Everyday Education: Can Students Be Taught To Be Creative?

Can creativity be taught? This concept has long been debated! Of course, each individual is born with certain genetic and environmental gifts. Some are naturally inclined to be more creative than...

 

Thomas A. Green

Thomas A. Green, 49, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Born Dec. 19, 1969, in Brevard. He is predeceased in death by his mother, Irene Hughey; father, Jerry Green; and brother, Lamar Green. Survivors include a sister, Amanda Jackson;...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group At this month’s Basic Apple Group meeting on Monday, Jan. 21, group will work with PAGES, Apple’s premier app for word processing and publishing. While we can struggle with Word-at-a-time, PAGES makes everything easy. Any text...

 

Jean Clark McCrary

Jean Clark McCrary, age 89, of Brevard, passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. She was born Feb. 17, 1929, in Caesars Head, S.C., to the late Charles Clyde Clark and Corrie Aileen Stewart Clark. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in...

 

Joretta Galloway Owen

Joretta Galloway Owen went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family. She was a native of Transylvania County and a resident of the Lake Toxaway community....

 

Doris Ellyn Anderson Reeves

Doris Ellyn Anderson Reeves, born Feb. 10, 1929, died Dec. 30, 2018. A devoted servant of God, disciple of our Lord, Jesus Christ, loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother,...

 

Evelyn Leopard Parker

Evelyn Leopard Parker, 94, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Grover and Callie Enloe Leopard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by...

 

Sharon Winstead

Sharon Winstead, 64, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Donald I. Roseboro Funeral and Cremation Service....

 

A Child As Your Guide

My friend Ellen asked me recently, "Would you be able to do a presentation for people in my neighborhood about hiking with grandkids?" That started my wheels turning. I not only hiked a lot with my...

 

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