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 By Park Baker    News    April 12, 2018

Town Rejects Baggy Pants Ban - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Board of Alderman Tuesday night unanimously voted to kill an agenda item regarding a request from a town citizen to ban the wearing of baggy pants. Rosman Mayor Brian Shelton said a town resident made the ordinance request. Alderman Mark...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 12, 2018

Family Getting Help After Home Fire - Cedar Mountain, NC

The cause of a house fire Sunday that destroyed the home of Derek and Krissie Williams on Sugaree Road in Cedar Mountain has been ruled "undetermined" by investigators from the Transylvania County...

 

College To Honor Couple After Significant Donation

Brevard College will honor the late Lynwood McElroy (Class of 1939) for an estate gift of nearly $670,000 bestowed upon the college after he passed away late last year at the age of 98. The McElroy bequest to the general scholarship fund means the...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 12, 2018

Official: No Decision On Courthouse Tree - Brevard, NC

No decision has been made yet on the fate of the large Norwegian spruce tree that sits in front of the courthouse in downtown Brevard, according to County Manager Jaime Laughter. "We are working on a...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 12, 2018

County Approves Center Grants - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Board of Commissioners has approved grant funding totaling roughly $50,000 that will go to the county’s community centers to make improvements, including being able to provide WiFi. In February, the county sought grant...

 

County 2025 Comprehensive Plan Receives Award - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Planning and Community Development Department received the 2018 Merit Award for the 2025 Transylvania County Comprehensive Plan by the American Planning Association and...

 

'Take Back The Event' Set For Friday At Lumberyard

April is sexual assault awareness month. It is an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. SAFE of Transylvania County has a variety of events planned...

 

Law and Order For April 12, 2018

Two arrests have been made in connection with two burglaries on Nancy Mountain Road in Rosman on April 6. At one home, reported stolen were a .22-caliber Ruger Pistol, an older model shotgun, a black 9 mm-caliber gun, a camouflage .22-caliber rifle...

 
 By Jill Beach    Features    April 12, 2018

The Haven Provides A Much-Needed Service - Brevard, NC

What if you suddenly lost everything due to circumstances beyond your control? Suppose your car breaks down and you are unable to get to work; you lose your job, and are unable to pay your rent; your...

 

Speaker To Present 'The Other Side Of Sylvia Plath'

The 2018 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in April with “The Other Side of Sylvia Plath” presented by author Pamela Blevins. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, April 17, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is made...

 

BLT Rehearses For Play About Family Relations - Brevard, NC

Inside a Bucks County, Pa., farmhouse, middle-aged Vanya and Sonia bicker at one another about coffee, bemoan their life of missed opportunities and deal with a sassy housekeeper named Cassandra, who...

 

TC Arts Council Displays Work By Local Students - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host the annual Transylvania County Public Schools Student Art Show from April 16 – May 4. Enjoy artwork by students in Kindergarten through 12th grade....

 

News Of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest For its April 18 meeting, the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s guest speaker will be Page Lemel, Transylvania County Commissioner since 2012 and president of Keystone Camp. Lemel will describe the State of the Young...

 

Snack On Something Healthy - Cauliflower Popcorn

Healthy snacks are a great way to quell hunger pangs without feeling guilty. The following recipe for "Cauliflower Popcorn" from Bob Blumer's "Surreal Gourmet Bites" (Chronicle Books) is a...

 

Dodsons Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary - Brevard, NC

Ross and Delores Dodson, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 12, 2018. They were married April 12, 1968, in Brevard. They have two children, daughter, Lori Dodson, who...

 

Brightwells To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Ruthann and Dan Brightwell, of Lake Toxaway, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, April 13, 2018, at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area in Suches, Ga. They were married April 13,...

 

Teacher Supply Closet Seeks Community Support

To start every school year, Transylvania County Retired School Personnel (TCRSP) seek and receive generous help to fill the supply closet for classrooms in Transylvania County Schools. In the spring,...

 

Transylvanians in College

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College President David Bridges will recognize 827 students who qualified for academic honors during Honors Day ceremonies on April 4 at 3 p.m. in Gressette Gym at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton,...

 

County Chorus Members Attend 70th Annual Mars Hill Choral Festival

Students from Brevard and Rosman High Schools represented Transylvania County Schools at the 70th Annual Mars Hill Choral Festival. Candace Britt, Sabra Freeman, Douglas Grimm, Sofia Pandolfo, Emily...

 

Prep Roundup

Lady Blue Devils Defeat Mustangs After a week at the beach in South Carolina, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils returned to home and took care of business on Tuesday, defeating Smoky Mountain 3-1 to move in sole possession of second place in the Mountain...

 

Upcoming Sporting Events - April 13-16, 2018

Upcoming events for Brevard College, Brevard High School and Rosman High School: Friday, April 13 • BHS Softball at Hendersonville 4 p.m. • BHS Baseball vs. Hendersonville 7 p.m. • BHS Girls’ Soccer vs. Chase 5 p.m. • RHS Softball at Blue...

 

Church Activities For The Week Of April 12, 2018

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, April 15, Keith Thompson’s sermon will be “When the Honeymoon’s Over.” The Chancel Choir will provide special music for worship. Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to...

 

TBA Evangelism Rallies To Be Held - Pisgah Forest, NC

A TBA Youth and Student Evangelism Rally will be held Tuesday, April 24, at Enon Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest. A pizza blast will begin at 6 p.m. for youth and students, followed by an evangelism rally at 7 p.m. The worship and message will be...

 

Joy Outreach Becomes The River Church - Pisgah Forest, NC

Joy Outreach Fellowship has merged with its in-house ministry, Life Changers Outreach. As a result, a new name has sprung forth, The River Church at Pisgah Forest. On Jan. 8, 2018, pastors Richard and Judy Jennings, who broke the ground and started...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 12, 2018

Madison Fisher Places Third In National Wrestling Event

Those who are familiar with Rosman wrestling are certainly familiar with Madison Fisher. As a girl participating in a predominantly male sport, Fisher has made a name for herself over the past three...

 

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