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Scharf Earns Rookie Of The Week Honors

Brevard College freshman Hannah Scharf has been selected as the USA South Conference Rookie of the Week for women’s lacrosse. Over the course of the Tornados’ first three games, Scharf has five goals and two assists to lead Brevard College to a...

 

Rosenwald News

We are in our final week of Black History month and, like the rest of the country, we have taken the time to honor and attend to black history, especially right here in our own backyard. It is not...

 

Rosman News

Bingo Eastatoe Community Center will be having their monthly bingo on Saturday, March 2. Food sales start at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6. If anyone would like to donate a bingo prize or baked goods, call Tina Craig at 577-0022 or bring to the...

 

Asheville Regional Airport Displays Student Artwork In Its Gallery

The Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) Art Gallery is now displaying the annual Student Artwork Showcase. There are five western North Carolina counties and six schools represented in the exhibit this year. Talented students from across the region,...

 

Water Service Announces Untreated Wastewater Discharge in Lake Atagahi

Carolina Water Service, Inc. of North Carolina (CWSNC) had a discharge of untreated wastewater from its Connestee Falls lift station of approximately 2,000 gallons. The discharge occurred on Jan. 23 for approximately one hour. The untreated...

 

Legal Notices: February 28, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E59 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Norma J. Clayton of Transylvania County,...

 

Savvy Senior: Does Medicare Cover Vision Services?

Dear Savvy Senior, I will be enrolling in Medicare in a few months, and would like to know how Medicare covers vision services? I currently have vision insurance through my employer but will lose it when I retire. Looking Ahead Dear Looking, Many...

 

Balsam Grove News

Bingo The first bingo for the year will be Friday, March 1, starting with food at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Come out for an enjoyable evening of fun and fellowship. Visit with friends and neighbors you haven’t seen in awhile. Notice Just a...

 

The Journey Inward: What Made George Washington A Great Leader?

(This column is written in recognition of President’s Day.) One of the earliest books I read in elementary school was about George Washington. Of course, I remember the time young George chopped down his father’s cherry tree and when confronted...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, March 3, as we continue the sermon series, with Keith Thompson’s message is entitled, “Flawed Yet Called: Judas Iscariot.” The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at both worship services....

 

Rosman And Selica UMC Group Tour Museum

Pictured are 14 members of the Rosman and Selica United Methodist Church who toured the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Feb. 21. The group included some military veterans, who were...

 

School Board Delays Right-Of-Way Vote

The Transylvania County Board of Education has decided to delay a vote on providing the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) a right-of-way at Brevard High School. The school board made the move during its recent meeting. The DOT has offered...

 

Area Residents 'Visited Local' On Valentine's Day

Visit Local on Valentine's Day brought close to 120 people to the Chamber's Visitor Center. Most folks were from "around here" and several were from "off." Everyone had great fun, listening to the...

 

Cathey's Creek News

The Spoonman We were sorry to hear of the passing of Charles Monteith. Music fans knew him better as Spoonman, playing with bands all around. He was good and enjoyed by everyone. Charles passed away Feb. 10, in Marianna, Fla., where he spent...

 

County Faces Challenges

Based on the demographic information presented at a recent Transylvania County Board of Commissioners meeting, this county faces some stiff challenges in the near future. Two of the county’s biggest challenges are an increasingly older population...

 

Henson Receives Domestic Violence Order

On Tuesday, Judge Fritz Mercer granted a Domestic Violence Order of Protection against N.C. Rep. Cody Henson, who represents District 113, which includes Transylvania County. In Transylvania County Civil Court, after hearing almost four hours of text...

 

Child Protection Team Highlights Needs

The shortage of inpatient psychiatric-treatment beds, the need to protect LGBTQ youth and the limited access for residents to effective early intervention programs were among the findings of a report by the Transylvania County Community Child Protect...

 

Guest Column: Like Washington's Mount Vernon In 1797, N.C. Is Now Primed For Distillery Growth

Father of his nation. Our first president. The new Cincinnatus. First in whiskey. President’s Day started out to celebrate the man behind those titles, George Washington, on his birthday, Feb. 22. Wait — first in whiskey? Yes. When Washington...

 

Guest Column: Understanding How To Have A Healthy Heart

Think of the heart as a pump, specifically, an electro-mechanical pump that pumps blood through the lungs and throughout the whole body. It actually has electrical wiring that generates electricity. That electric current causes the heart muscles of...

 

Roger William Dunn

Roger William Dunn, 90, of Hendersonville, passed away Feb. 23, 2019, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Libertyville, Ill., he was the son of the late Clark and Elizabeth Dunn. In...

 

Margaret Alma Fish (Peggy) Langa

Margaret Alma Fish (Peggy) Langa, 91, died of natural causes, Feb. 22, 2019, in Brevard. She was born in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of Allan and Alma (Nelson) Fish. She graduated from Colby Junior College in New London, N.H., in 1947, and in...

 

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