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Ellen Theldarue "Rue" Ayers

Ellen Theldarue "Rue" Ayers, 79, of the Quebec community, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday night, April 7, 2019. Born July 6, 1939, in Chattanooga, Tenn., she was the eldest of eight c...

 

Melvin Theodore Huish

Melvin Theodore Huish, 95, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019. A native of Alton, Ill., he was the son of the late Benjamin Hyde and Emma Douglas Huish. In addition to his parents, he was...

 

JoAnne J. Bruner

JoAnne J. Bruner, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., formerly of Brevard, passed away March 21, 2019, at Tradition Medical Center, in Port St. Lucie. Born May 25, 1943, in Key West, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. Ouradnik and Henrietta...

 

Dr. Craig Lanier Dozier

Dr. Craig Lanier Dozier, 98, of Brevard, passed away under the care of his family and hospice March 30, 2019. A longtime Greensboro, N.C., resident, he was a loving, generous and kind man. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Virginia...

 

Bessie Conner

Bessie Conner, 72, of Glenville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at her home. She was the wife of James Ray Conner and the daughter of the late J.C. and Ella Mae Franks. She dearly loved her family, especially her...

 

Dunn's Rock News

New In The Neighborhood Back in 1987, Tim and Mary Murray bought the white farmhouse, which sits east of the Greenville Highway facing pastoral fields and a western mountain vista. They turned the...

 

Local Businesses Invited To Celebrate Conservation

Every year since 1992, on the first Saturday of June, businesses and land trusts across North Carolina come together to celebrate Land Trust Day. Land Trust Day highlights the important role that protected lands and the outdoors play in local...

 

Rosman News

Easter Services Zion Baptist Church and East Fork Baptist Church will join together for their Easter Resurrection at Rosman Community Park on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be an egg hunt for all ages, games and food. There is...

 

Installing A Rollercoaster

Last week, one of the largest Lego rollercoaster's was installed at O.P. Taylor's in downtown Brevard. The rollercoaster was delivered already assembled. John Taylor, the store's owner, who is...

 

Balsam Grove News

Easter Egg Hunt There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, April 13, rain or shine. The first hunt will be at 11:15 a.m. for ages 0-4 and ages 5-8. The second hunts will be at 11:45 a.m. for ages 0-4 and 9 and...

 

Adult Spelling Bee Raises More Than $21,000

The BEE, an adult spelling bee and costume contest co-hosted by Augustine Literacy Project-Brevard and Brevard Elementary OPT, was held on March 30 at the DFR Room in downtown Brevard. More than...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 11, 2019

Hailstorm, Rain Bombard Brevard

A sudden, icy bombardment of hail clattered down on Brevard Tuesday, covering the ground in slippery slush, followed by a recorded 2.23 inches of rain to wash it away. "I've never seen anything like...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Ridge Health Relocating To French Broad Place

In the near future, the nonprofit Blue Ridge Health will move from its current site on Hospital Drive to a bigger location in the French Broad Place building in downtown Brevard. Blue Ridge Health CEO Dr. Richard Hudspeth and Dr. Macy Latter told...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 11, 2019

New Car Wash And Cook Out Coming, ALDI Still Planned

There are future plans to demolish the old Sagebrush Steakhouse on the Asheville Highway and to build a W4 car wash in its place. According to Paul Ray, the city’s senior code enforcement officer, the $2.5 million W4 carwash will be 4,375 square...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 11, 2019

Pair Of Setbacks For BHS Against Asheville, Pisgah

The Brevard Blue Devil baseball team took a pair of road losses this week, dropping two 8-1 contests, to Asheville on Monday, and to Pisgah on Tuesday. The Cougars chipped away at Brevard over seven innings, scoring at least once in every three...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 11, 2019

Senior Projects To Be Replaced

Rosman High School Assistant Principal Patrick Chapman and Brevard High School Assistant Principal Missy Ellenberger presented information on district graduation projects to the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening. Beginning with...

 

Architects, Construction Companies Make Their Case To Bond Committee

Architectural and construction management firms visited the Transylvania County Board of Education on April 2 and April 4 to make their case for designing and building new and renovated school buildings in Brevard and Rosman after the passage of the...

 

Scavotto Named Freshman Pitcher Of The Week

Brevard College freshman Matthew Scavotto was recently named the USA South Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Week. Scavotto made a relief appearance against nationally-ranked Methodist on Sunday,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 11, 2019

RHS Moves Blue Ridge Games Due To Lightning

While they didn’t get the hailstorm that pounded Brevard, a scattering of Tuesday lightning flashes forced Rosman High School to postpone its slate of home baseball and softball games against Blue Ridge. Those games have been moved to Thursday,...

 

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