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Brevard Middle Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Julian Arbogast, Alora Brooks, Josiah Casey, Austin Dodd, Elijah Eubanks, Meleah Foster, Julia Hardy, Ruby...

 

Mission Health Offering CNA-1 Scholarship, Partnering With A-B Tech

For those thinking of becoming a CNA, there is a competitive scholarship program through Mission Health’s Career Exploration Center, in conjunction with A-B Tech. The Mission Grows CNA-I scholarship will cover full costs for the CNA-I...

 

Brevard Academy Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Genvieve Barielle, Bryson Basting, Cole Blomquist, Emaline Brown, Addison Casteen, Lauren Goodwin, Luca Guggino,...

 

May Events Planned For Senior Citizens

Transylvania County’s population boasts over one-third of its citizens who have celebrated more than 60 birthdays. All over this county, as well as across the country, older Americans — a rapidly growing population — are taking part in...

 

Spring Fundraiser Supports Transylvania County Schools

On May 1, the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), in partnership with First Citizens Bank, will host the 2018 Taste of Transylvania. This fundraiser will feature more than 15 T...

 

Everyday Education: Kids These Days

By Josh Tinsley We often hear people say things like, “Kids these days just [insert negative observation about today’s children].” These statements are true on the surface, but they are also shortsighted. Youth these days have cell phones,...

 

Allen Represents BHS Jazz Band

Brevard High School congratulates Madison Allen, a senior who recently earned a top alto saxophone position in the Western North Carolina All-Regional Jazz Band at Asheville High School. Allen will...

 

Leatherwood Participates In A Manufacturing Roundtable

Blue Ridge Community College President Dr. Laura Leatherwood recently participated in Business North Carolina Magazine’s roundtable discussion on manufacturing. Leatherwood joined a diverse, statewide panel of education, manufacturing, human...

 

BHS Students Help With Davidson River Cemetery

During the fall semester of 2017 and spring semester of 2018 Brevard High School masonry classes continued working periodically at the Davidson River Cemetery on improvement projects. During the fall...

 

With Audie Murphy: History Museum To Show 'To Hell And Back'

On Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m., Brevard's Military History Museum will show "To Hell and Back," the 1955 movie telling the World War II story about America's most decorated hero, Audie Murphy...

 

TC Henderson School Honor Roll Announced

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the third quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Brodi Cantrell and Maddy Galloway. 3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll Margaret Campbell, Leeland...

 

Patricia (Pat) Galbraith Austin

Patricia (Pat) Galbraith Austin, 90, passed away at Tore's Homes, April 12, 2018, after a period of declining health. Born in Brevard in 1927 to William C. and Mildred Austin, who preceded her in...

 

Barbara Davis Begley

The family of Barbara Davis Begley, of Rosman, known to loved ones and friends as “Bobbie,” mourn her passing Friday, April 13, 2018, at the age of 79. Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of William “Bill” Burch Davis and Elsie Mae...

 

Lois Whitmire Beshears

Lois Whitmire Beshears, 84, of Brevard, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Cecil R. Whitmire and Iva Sanders Whitmire. Her husband,...

 

Ashley Gail Nicholson

Ashley Gail Nicholson, 33, of Brevard, ended her long suffering and went home to be with the Lord April 10, 2018, after a long battle with a brain tumor. She was preceded in death by her...

 

James T. Wilson

James T. Wilson, 86, of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, April 14, 2018. He was the son of the late Robert and Mattie Shepard Wilson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded...

 

Hooker Falls To Get Bathroom, Upper Parking Lot To Be Closed Temporarily-Brevard NC

DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) will be improving visitor service by adding a permanent restroom near the Hooker Falls Access Area. The construction started Monday and is expected to be completed by mid-August. The bathrooms are designed to...

 

Myrnice E. Larry

Myrnice E. Larry, 79, of Saginaw, Mich., and formerly of Brevard, passed away, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Smith and Eversta B. Smith. In addition to her parents, her brother, Tommy L. Smith; sisters, Ella B....

 

Legal Notices For April 16, 2018

17 SP 9 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by James R. Lestoric and Kim P. Lestoric to PRLAP, Inc., Trustee(s), which was... Full story

 

Picturing The Past: Red House Was Originally A Trading Post

Picturing the Past will feature some of Brevard's historic homes over the next several weeks. The houses in these articles will all be part of the upcoming Historic House Ramble. They represent a...

 

Ophthalmologist To Speak On Cataracts

Having a cataract is akin to looking through a foggy window; reading and driving are challenging. Good lighting and eyeglasses will help temporarily, but a cataract patient may eventually need...

 

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