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Articles from the February 14, 2019 edition

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 By Matt McGregor    News

After 67 Years, Valentine's Day Still Special

After 67 years of marriage, Jim and Gloria Sanders, of Brevard, still celebrate Valentine's Day. "Let me tell you how we celebrate," Gloria began. "He used to bring me candy and... — Updated 2/14/2019


Church Activities

Brevard Community Brevard Community Church will host a Southern Gospel Concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. The evening will feature the groups Gold City and Carolina Vocal. Tickets are limited. Tickets are $10 each or $8 in groups... — Updated 2/13/2019


North Transylvania Fire Rescue Receives Grant

North Transylvania Fire Rescue has announced that they've been awarded a grant in the amount of $79,860 from the Department of Homeland Security through FEMA. This money will... — Updated 2/13/2019


Legion Post 88 Celebrates National Group's Centennial

(The following is Part 1 of two articles about the history and centennial celebration of The American Legion. Part 1 addresses the 100-year history of the organization and its role... — Updated 2/13/2019


BMC Volunteers 'Warm Up' For 2019 Season

Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), a volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center (BMC), is preparing for the 83rd summer music festival season and the arrival of 500... — Updated 2/13/2019


Rosenwald News

Congratulations are in order for Mike Hawkins, the owner of Team Hawkins Detailing, LLC, located at White Squirrel Car Wash in Brevard. Mike recently took a trip down the mountain... — Updated 2/13/2019

 By Park Baker    News

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director... — Updated 2/13/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Anonymous Couple Buys A Camper For Fire Victims

A charitable couple who wish to remain anonymous has donated a travel-camper to the newly wed Josh and Stephanie Flood, who lost their old camper in a fire on Jan. 31. As... — Updated 2/13/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Steep Slope Changes On City's Radar

Brevard City Council is currently moving toward increasing the allowable construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent grade to just shy of a 50 percent grade. The current proposal also recommends changing the... — Updated 2/13/2019


David Collins

David Collins, 72, of Brevard, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. Born in Detroit, Mich., he attended Western Michigan University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in political science.... — Updated 2/13/2019


Cedar Mountain News

HLAA Valentine's Day Luncheon This year's holiday luncheon (after two weather-related postponements) was held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard last Saturday.... — Updated 2/13/2019


Rosman News

Pancake Supper A pancake supper will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., Feb. 21, at the Rosman High cafeteria. Proceeds will go toward the senior trip. Rosman Varsity Baseball The Varsity Tigers will scrimmage Pisgah on Feb.... — Updated 2/13/2019


Career Launchpad Classes To Begin At Library March 6

The Transylvania County Library is partnering with Blue Ridge Community College’s Transylvania County Campus, NCWorks Career Center, and TRAIN–United Way on a Career Launchpad class series beginning March 6. Classes will... — Updated 2/13/2019


Balsam Grove News

Weather It was nice over the weekend, so many folks got some yard work done. Then the rain started on Sunday during church. At least we don’t have what the people in the Midwest and up north are having to deal with. Spring will b... — Updated 2/13/2019


Tornados' Lacrosse Team Joins Fight Against Cancer

The Brevard College men’s Lacrosse team is dedicating its entire 2019 season to the memory of Christine Kokal and all who are affected by cancer through a variety of programs. Christine Kokal, the mother of BC men’s lacrosse... — Updated 2/13/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers' QB Luke Stewart Signs With Averett University

As a three-year starting varsity quarterback, Rosman senior Luke Stewart has been the face of the Tigers the past few seasons. Now, he's looking to make the transition of going... — Updated 2/13/2019

 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Little River News

LRCC Event At 6:30 p.m., Feb. 21, the Little River Community Center (LRCC) will hold its first gathering in 2019. We will have a soup supper. Bring a crockpot of your favorite soup. If you are not crazy about making soup, then... — Updated 2/13/2019


St. Philip's ECW Awards $65,000 In Local Grants

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church awarded $65,000 in grants for 2019. The grants were awarded to 24 agencies in Transylvania County that met the criteria of serving families. The funds are... — Updated 2/13/2019


The Journey Inward: Reviewing James Baldwin's Artistry Of Truth

The year is 1948; the location is New Jersey. A 24-year-old black man from Harlem enters a restaurant designated for whites, goes to the bar for a drink; the waitress says there is no service for blacks. The young man throws a glas... — Updated 2/13/2019


Valentine's Dance Fundraiser At VFW

VFW Post 4309 is having a Valentine’s Day Dance on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Post on Nicholson Creek Road. The dance begins at 7 p.m. with music by Judy Morgan. There’s a $10 admission fee and $5 hot dog or hamburger meals will... — Updated 2/13/2019


News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Join us Monday, Feb. 18 for the Basic Apple Group’s monthly meeting to learn some quick tips for your Apple computer and iPhone or iPad. You will be surprised at the tasks Apple can do automatically to make... — Updated 2/13/2019


Front Country To Perform

Front Country will perform Friday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard.This West Coast outfit won first prize at the RockyGrass and Telluride festivals and has... — Updated 2/13/2019


Brevard College Theatre To Present 'An Evening With Tennessee Williams'

Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., Brevard College Theatre will open its third production of the 2018-2019 season in the Morrison Playhouse with “An Evening with Tennessee Williams,” directed by guest director and former faculty... — Updated 2/13/2019


Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club To Meet On Feb. 21

Photographers Jeff Miller of Mountain Lens Photography and April Johnson of Asheville Pet Photography will lead a photo critique session at the next Land of Waterfalls Camera Club meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday,... — Updated 2/13/2019


Exhibit Takes Viewers On A Trip Through The Universe

Transylvania Vocational Services (TVS) has its "Art of the Universe" exhibit on display at the Transylvania Community Arts Council through Feb. 28.... — Updated 2/13/2019


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