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Mildred Cash Whittemore

Mildred Cash Whittemore, 90, of Graham, N.C., passed away at the Coble Creek Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at Twin Lakes Community Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the wife of the late Clyde Atwood “Buss...

 

Veteran Likes To Toy Around In His Spare Time – Brevard NC

After retiring and moving to Brevard, Harold Wellington had a lot of time on his hands, and scrap lumber. "I just started making these little wooden cars and giving them away," said the 92-year-old We...

 

Opening Of Number 7 Arts Gallery Draws Big Crowd – Brevard NC

Member-artists and friends of Number 7 Arts reopened their popular downtown Brevard gallery on Friday, Jan. 27. The completely renovated space in the historic McMinn building garnered rave reviews...

 

Oskar Blues Seeks Muralist To Paint Brewery's Walls – Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery is on the hunt for project proposals for western North Carolina artists interested in creating two signature murals - one indoor and one outdoor-for their Brevard location. The murals will guide thirsty craft beer fans from all...

 

Library Seeks Input On Meeting Community Needs – Brevard NC

During the first week in March, the Transylvania County Library will host “Transforming Transylvania: Community Goals and the Library’s Role,” a series of public dialogues at locations throughout Transylvania County. The sessions will be led...

 

Ballet Program Helps Children With Special Needs – Brevard NC

In partnership with the CAN'd Aid Foundation, Brevard Ballet offers a weekly 30-minute dance class for special needs kindergartners and up. Angie Wells, director of Brevard Ballet, teaches the class...

 

Varied Pottery Classes To Be Offered At TC Arts – Brevard NC

Transylvania Ceramic Arts, a program of the Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced their March and April class offerings. Philippa Hackett who leads the pottery program said, “This go around we are offering pottery classes for beginner...

 

American Legion To Host Valentine's Dance – Brevard NC

The Brevard American Legion is hosting a Valentine’s Day dance and membership drive event Saturday, Feb. 11, from 6-10 p.m. at the Brevard Little Theatre located at 55 E. Jordan St. This dance is open to the public in appreciation for the support...

 

Tigers Split With Bulldogs In Regular Season Home Finale – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers had another explosive offensive night on Tuesday, scoring 50 points in the second half on their way to a 91-57 rout over Murphy. Hooper Thomas led the way with 26 points while his...

 

Rosman Tigers Honor Five Senior Members Of Basketball Team – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers honored its senior members of the girls' and boys' basketball teams prior to Tuesday's games against Murphy. Pictured are Tiger seniors Harper Reese and Neil Tesnow. (Times photos...

 

Brevard, Rosman To Compete At Wrestling Regionals Friday, Saturday – Brevard NC

With just two weeks left in wrestling season, local athletes hope to take their first step on the way to the state finals this weekend as they compete in the individual regional tournament. The regionals take place over Friday and Saturday, with...

 

Brevard To Join The 2A Mountain Six Conference – Brevard NC

So long WNCAC, hello MSC. As part of the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s conference realignment, the Brevard Blue Devils will be leaving the eight-team, 2A/3A-split WNC Athletic Conference and joining the new all-2A Mountain Six...

 

Silvermont To Offer Medicare Fraud And Abuse Seminar –Brevard NC

Silvermont Opportunity Center is offering a free seminar on Medicare fraud and abuse on Monday, Feb. 20, from 10-11 a.m. The speaker will be Diane Trainor, a Senior Medicare Patrol Outreach Specialist for the Seniors Health Insurance Information Prog...

 

Knights To Hold Blood Drive Monday – Brevard NC

The next Knights of Columbus Red Cross blood drive will be Monday, Feb. 13, from noon to 5 p.m., in the fellowship hall at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Giving blood takes less than an hour and is a way of giving life to those in need. Calls will be...

 

With The Services

Hunter Johnson U.S. Air Force Airman Hunter T. Johnson recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military...

 

Public Welcome To Schenck's Dinner – Pisgah Forest NC

The Community Relations Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having their monthly Community Relations Council Dinner on Monday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in the dining hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an excellent opportunity to meet some of the students...

 

Jim Lenburg To Discuss South China Sea Concerns – Brevard NC

Jim Lenburg, emeritus professor of history at Mars Hill University, will give a case study in China’s attempts to achieve regional dominance in the South China Sea, during the second talk of the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series at Brevard...

 

Susie Hoxit Maybin

Susie Hoxit Maybin, 74, of Penrose, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Rachel Alexander Hoxit and was the wife of the late Fred Maybin. She was also prece...

 

Carolyn M. Henley

Carolyn M. Henley, 85, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. A native of South Bend, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Gordon Sinclair and Kathryn Cummins Crispin. In addition to her pa...

 

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