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Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening Of Bluegrass With Platt And Pruett

185 King Street has announced that tickets for Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening of Bluegrass with Woody Platt and Marc Pruett on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m., are now available to the general...

 

The Calidore String Quartet To Perform At College

The Calidore String Quartet has earned a number of impressive awards for chamber music, including its most recent, the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant. The quartet is comprised of violinists Jeffrey...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Happy St. Patrick's Day On Sunday May the luck of the Irish be with you, whether you're Irish or not. Assault On The Carolinas Bicycle Race On Saturday, April 6, the Cedar Mountain Community Center...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Hope everyone is enjoying this wonderful wet winter we are having. We have started work on the small building and hope to have it completed by the spring, but the weather seems to be a repeat of last year with each day wetter than the last. The...

 

Library To Present 'Irish Tunes' Tuesday

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in March with “Irish Tunes” performed by the acapella singing group Blissing. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, March 19, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is made possible by...

 

The USAF Heritage Of America Band To Perform At BC April 5

The United States Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Band will perform at the Porter Center for Performing Arts on the Brevard College campus on Friday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. For six decades, the...

 

News Of Organizations

Mountain Laurel Investment For Women Of WNC Don’t understand the financial market? Can’t figure out what is happening to the economy? If you would like to learn more about investing and making better decisions about your money, the ladies of the...

 

Library, C.A.R.E. Coalition To Offer Programs On Local Opioid Crisis

The Transylvania County Library, in conjunction with the C.A.R.E. Coalition, will host a two-part series entitled “A National Crisis from a Local Perspective” on March 18 and April 1. “A lot of this is geared to raising awareness,” said Jim...

 

C. Detric Holden

C. Detric Holden, 83, of Quebec, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. A native of Rosman, he was the son of the late Isaac and Lillie Head Holden. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in...

 

Louis Daniel "Danny" Johnson

Louis Daniel "Danny" Johnson passed away peacefully Monday, March 11, 2019, in Brevard. He was born Jan. 19, 1935, to Fred Louis and Ruby Jane Hamilton Johnson in Transylvania County. In addition to...

 

Patricia Greer Ricketts

Patricia Greer Ricketts, 82, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Hattie Newsome Greer. Four sisters and six brothers preceded her in death. She...

 

Wanda Phillips Worley

Wanda Phillips Worley, 70, of Brevard, passed away Monday, March 11, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Nina Metcalf Phillips. She was preceded in death by her husband, Randy Worley; five brothers, Carroll, J.D., Sheridan, Clyde and...

 

Elizabeth "Betsy" Jennings Martin

Elizabeth “Betsy” Jennings Martin, 88, formerly of Brevard, died in peace and with gratitude for a life enriched by friends and family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Allen F. Martin Jr. She is survived by three children,...

 

Registration Open For VISION's Upcoming Class

Blue Ridge Community College and VISION Transylvania invite comm-unity members to join VISION Transylvania's 10-month community leadership development program. The new cohort will begin in August...

 

Rosman News

Benefit For Lynwood Hires Riverbend Lodge will host a benefit for Lynwood Hires on March 23 and 24. On Saturday, barbecue will be sold, a dart tournament will be held, along with a pool tournament, horseshoe tournament, river duck race and a corn...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 14, 2019

Hemp Having A Growing Local Impact

After two tours of duty in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army in the late 2000s, Justin Fisher battled with chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and the effects of a minor, traumatic brain...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 14, 2019

Sheriff's Office Struggles To Attract Deputies

Out of roughly 28 graduates from a recent basic law enforcement program, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office was able to recruit just one officer. The reason, according to Eddie Gunter, the Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, was that...

 

Public Records Open To All

There seems to be a misperception among some people that state public records laws and the Freedom of Information Act apply to, or are important only to, journalists. While these laws are integral in helping news organizations provide news involving...

 

What's Free And Good For Business?

What if Brevard wasn’t only known for our waterfalls and white squirrels, but for the Cleanest Town In America? Really, we only have three blocks to tend to. Unfortunately, we have unattended flower pots, trash cans that are trashed, awnings black...

 
 By John E. Davis    News    March 14, 2019

Number 7 Arts To Celebrate 20th Anniversary on March 22

On the corner of Main and Broad streets, across from Brevard's historic courthouse, sits a not-to-be-missed centerpiece for the arts in Brevard - Number 7 Arts, the little gallery that could. This...

 

Boys & Girls Club Names New Fundraising Leader

Kathleen de la Torre, a mother of two teens who were once members of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, has been appointed the club's new resource development director, a...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 14, 2019

Lady Blue Devils Blow Past Cougars To Start Season 2-0

It's been a great start to the season for the Brevard girls' soccer team, as the Lady Blue Devils stormed past Mountain Heritage 9-0 on Monday to pick up their second win of the year. Junior Zoe...

 

Rosman Routs Cherokee, Smoky Scores Sweep Of Brevard

The Rosman Tigers made it look easy against the Cherokee Braves on Monday, while Brevard High School had a tough trip to Jackson County, dropping a pair of games against Smoky Mountain. The Tigers posted 16 runs in the second inning, rolling past the...

 

Lady Tigers Defeat Braves For First Win Of Season

Rosman rallied from 2-0 down against the Braves to win their first game of the season 9-3....

 

Oskar Blues Hosts Annual Four Miler

This past Saturday, Oskar Blues Brewery played host to the seventh annual Four Miler race. Featuring nearly 300 runners, the race attracted everybody – from young and old, and from seasoned runners...

 

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