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Paul Thomas O'Loughlin

Paul Thomas O'Loughlin, 85, of Black Mountain, formerly of Bre-vard, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A native of Cambridge, Mass., he was the son of the late Peter Joseph O'Loughlin Sr. and Anna M...

 

Dalton Hunter Sanders (Oatmeal)

Dalton Hunter Sanders (Oatmeal), 20, of Rosman went home to be with the Lord May 1, 2016. He was born on June 16, 1995. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Wade Sanders. Surviving are his...

 

Jack Whitmire

Jack Whitmire, 69, of Boiling Springs, S.C., formerly of Rosman, peacefully passed away May 2, 2016. Respected, admired and loved as a husband, father, grandfather and friend, he also served his country in Vietnam as a member of the United States...

 
 Arts    May 9, 2016

Jam For JAM Event Scheduled For May 18 – Brevard NC

Mountain Song Productions and the Can'd Aid Foundation will present Jam for JAM, a fundraiser for the Junior Appalachian Musicians of Transylvania County, to be held May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the...

 

Births

Annistyn Piper Vick Chantel Dalton and Tyler Vick, of Arden, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Annistyn Piper Vick, born 5:43 a.m. April 9, 2016, at Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher....

 

Births

Robin Oliver Galloway Kenny and Kristina Galloway, of Arden, N.C., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Robin Oliver Galloway, born April 21, 2016, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. His maternal grandparents...

 

News Of Organizations

Brevard Rotary On Tuesday, May 10, the Rotary Club of Brevard will meet at the Twin Dragons Grand Buffet off the Asheville Highway for some food and fellowship. Tuesday’s speaker will be Kathy King, a local photography specialist who will discuss...

 

Local Chefs Participate In The Got To Be N.C. Competition – Brevard NC

The Got to Be N.C. Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the state’s food, agriculture and culinary talent, will host a local series in Winston-Salem with three interactive battles May 22, 23 and 25....

 

DAR Members Participate In State Conference In Durham – Brevard NC

For the 116th year, the North Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution (NCDAR) responded to the Call to Conference. Members from throughout the state met April 21-24 in Durham. Attending from...

 

Annual Hogsed/Raxter Reunion Planned

The annual Hogsed/ Raxter Family Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 15. The event will be held at the Dunn’s Creek Baptist Church Community Building. Family members should bring a covered dish to share and help spread the word about this...

 
 By Marcy Thompson    Features    May 9, 2016

Early Columns Reveal Social Activities

Browsing through the "Personal Mention" column of early newspapers readers learn about the social lives of local residents. Visits by out-of-town guests, business trips, trips to see friends and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2016

Bears Rally To Defeat Blue Devils 5-3 On Senior Night – Brevard NC

It's become an all-too familiar and unfortunate trend for the Brevard Blue Devils: taking an early lead only to watch it slip away. That trend continued last Thursday as the Pisgah Bears came back...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2016

Pisgah's Offense Too Much For Brevard In 9-2 Victory – Brevard NC

The Pisgah Bears visted Brevard last Thursday as the top team in the WNC Athletic Conference and looked the part as they put together an efficient offensive outing while keeping the Lady Blue Devils o...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    May 9, 2016

Graham Earns Pair Of Individual Titles At Conference Meet – Brevard NC

For the last few track seasons, Brevard junior Noah Graham never tasted victory. That’s because former East Henderson legend (and current N.C. State star) Tanis Baldwin dominated all of the conference’s distance events. This year, Graham turned...

 

Community Supports Philharmonic School Programs – Brevard NC

Community Gives Support to Philharmonic School Programs After a season of packed houses, world class guest artists and standing ovations at the Porter Center, the Brevard Philharmonic boasts an ever...

 

Brevard Academy Live And Silent Auction Planned – Brevard NC

A live and silent auction to benefit a new playground for Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy will be held Saturday, June 4, at The Lumberyard, 170 King St. Gates will open at 11:30 a.m....

 

Mountain Sun Students Camp In Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest – Brevard NC

The fourth through sixth grade classes at Mountain Sun Community School returned from a four-day camping trip to Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Friday, April 29. On Tuesday, April 26, the Monarch class, 16 students, set out on their annual spring...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2016

Makayla McNeill Signs With Brevard College – Brevard NC

Brevard High School standout Makayla McNeill will continue her career on the softball diamond with Brevard College after signing her letter of intent last Thursday. As a three-year varsity player,...

 

Brevard Girls' Soccer Ends Season Strong Against Veritas – Brevard NC

Brevard players scramble for a loose ball in front of the goal during last Wednesday's conference finale against Pisgah. The Lady Blue Devils lost by a final of 5-0. (Times photos by Jeremiah...

 

Blue Devils Sweep Individual Tennis Regional Competition – Brevard NC

The Brevard Blue Devil boys’ tennis team swept the singles and doubles competition at the 2A regionals held Friday and Saturday at Gardner-Webb University. In singles, top Blue Devil Joseph Schrader took the crown by defeating Ryan Reid, of...

 

Harris Architects Welcomes Two New Members To Design Team – Brevard NC

Nick Markovich holds an Architectural degree from Notre Dame University and has over eight years of experience with custom residential and mixed-use commercial projects. He is a graduate of Notre...

 

SylvanSport Increases Production, Reduces Consumption – Brevard NC

SylvanSport has been dedicated to responsible manufacturing, according to a press release. By maintaining production in western North Carolina, SylvanSport is able to provide jobs and contribute to the tax base of the local economy. Additionally,...

 

Pisgah Field School Holds Ribbon Cutting­­ – Pisgah Forest NC

Pisgah Field School recently opened its doors at the Cradle of Forestry in America and celebrated by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Pisgah Field School aims at showcasing the unique...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 9, 2016

Former Tiger Candace Petit Named All-Conference – Rosman NC

Former Rosman Tiger standout Candace Petit was recently named to the Conference Carolinas/Gulf South all-conference second team for lacrosse, a sport Petit never even played until college. For Petit,...

 

Muddy Sneakers 'Partner Scramble' Set For June 11 At Sherwood Forest – Cedar Mountain NC

Muddy Sneakers is thrilled to announce its first annual golf tournament fundraiser the Muddy Sneakers Partner Scramble scheduled for June 11 at Sherwood Forest Golf Club in Brevard. This 18-hole event will offer morning and afternoon start times...

 

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