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Decomposed Body Found Near Brevard College -Brevard NC

A dead body was found near Brevard College at about 6:30 p.m. Friday night. According to Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris, two college students were walking near campus when they... — Updated 3/19/2016


Portion Of South Broad Street In Brevard Closed, Could Reopen Sunday Evening-Brevard NC

Closure of South Broad Street started today (Friday) after the morning school traffic came through. Current plans are for the portion of South Broad Street to be open again for... — Updated 3/19/2016


Brevard College Soprano Performing Monday At Porter Center-Brevard NC

Soprano Jentry Womack will present her senior voice recital on Monday, March 21, at 12:30 p.m. in Brevard College's Porter Center for Performing Arts’ Scott Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “The... — Updated 3/18/2016


VFW Post 4309 To Host Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday-Brevard NC

VFW Post 4309 in Brevard will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday. The Easter Bunny will arrive at the Nicholson Creek Road site at 12:45 p.m. At 1 p.m., children between... — Updated 3/17/2016


Brevard/Transylvania County Join 'Watch For Me NC' Campaign-Brevard NC

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) is partnering with communities, including Brevard and Transylvania County, across the state this year as part of Watch for Me NC, the statewide pedestrian and bicycle safety campaign.... — Updated 3/17/2016


Legal Notices for March 17, 2016

NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Mamie B. Beasley, deceased, late of Broward County, Florida, does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the... — Updated 3/17/2016 Full story


The Press And Government

“The only security of all is in a free press.” -Thomas Jefferson. The success of any democracy is based on an informed and educated citizenry, for only through being informed can the people have insight into how they are being... — Updated 3/16/2016


Edwards Wins GOP N.C. Senate Primary - Brevard NC

Republican Chuck Edwards won his party's primary Tuesday for the N.C. Senate District 48 seat, which includes Transylvania County. In Transylvania, Edwards received 2,717 votes,... — Updated 3/16/2016


Businesses Help Habitat

The sole mission for Transylvania Habitat for Humanity is to provide decent affordable housing to families in our community and can only do so through generous contributions of time, talents and money from people who believe in... — Updated 3/16/2016


Five Injured In Rosman Highway Wreck Monday - Brevard NC

Five people, including two children, were taken to the hospital Monday after a two-vehicle crash on Rosman Highway in which both drivers were cited. According to Trooper S.A. McFarl... — Updated 3/16/2016

 By Park Baker    News

Gorges Park Cheers Bond Approval - Brevard NC

With North Carolina voters approving the $2 billion bond referendum Tuesday, Gorges State Park will use a portion of the money to build a mixed-use family campground, which will... — Updated 3/16/2016


Commission Incumbents Come Out On Top-Brevard NC

Barring a successful write-in or unaffiliated candidate campaign in November, incumbent Republican Transylvania County Commissioners Jason Chappell, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel... — Updated 3/16/2016


Richard Steven David Horvath

Richard Steven David Horvath, 83, of Rosman, passed away March 15, 2016 at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1933 in Ohio to the late Frank and Rose Mank Horvath. He has lived in Rosman since 1983. His wife, Patty Horvath,... — Updated 3/16/2016


Robert David Garren

Robert David Garren, 94, was born Jan. 31, 1922 in Brevard to Mamie Galloway and Robert Wesley Garren. After suffering a heart attack, he passed away with his children by his side... — Updated 3/16/2016


Jerome Frederick

Jerome Frederick, 62, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with our Lord, his family and friends and beloved pets Saturday, March 12, 2016. He was born in Hutchinson, Kan. June 25,... — Updated 3/16/2016


Ilene Ton Batista

Ilene Ton Batista, 56, of Brevard, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. A native of New Orleans, La., she, with her parents Jack and Margaret Ton, moved to the Sherwood Forest community in 1972.... — Updated 3/16/2016


Henson Wins GOP N.C. House Primary - Brevard NC

In the Republican primary for the N.C. House District 113, which includes Transylvania County, Transylvania resident Cody Henson defeated fellow Transylvanian Coty Ferguson for his party’s nomination. In Transylvania, Henson... — Updated 3/16/2016


Transylvania County Sides With Cruz, Sanders - Brevard NC

Transylvania County residents bucked statewide trends in both presidential primaries Tuesday, preferring Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders over Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. In the Republican presidential primary, Cruz was the... — Updated 3/16/2016


County Commissioners Say No To NRA-Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Monday added their opposition to the possibility of Wilderness Area and National Recreation Area (NRA) designations for Pisgah National Forest. During their regular meeting, commissioners approved... — Updated 3/16/2016


Primary Results Unofficial - Brevard NC

All Tuesday’s primary results are unofficial and will be certified as official during canvass day on March 22. On canvass day, the elections board will also decide whether to accept 132 provisional ballots, which, if approved,... — Updated 3/16/2016


BRCHS Grant To Treat Substance Abuse – Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has been awarded more than $350,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to improve and expand delivery of substance abuse services in western North Carolina, with a specific focus on... — Updated 3/16/2016


Calvary Baptist Church

As children and adults celebrate Jesus' resurrection on Easter Sunday, Calvary Baptist Church's congregation will mark a new beginning in the church's history, as they welcome the... — Updated 3/16/2016


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt rain or shine Saturday, March 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The event will be outside the church with music, fun... — Updated 3/16/2016


News Of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest The March 23 meeting of the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest will feature the Taiko Drummers from Davidson River School. Chris Alley will bring Taiko Drum Performance to the meeting and will talk about how... — Updated 3/16/2016


Support Solar Energy

“It’s tragic and infuriating, at the very time when climate science experts are demanding that we begin making big reductions in carbon, for Duke to use its clout in the wrong direction,” said Jim Warren of NC WARN in a Desmo... — Updated 3/16/2016


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