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Talented Rebels Are Catalysts For Change

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Alam, Rumaan. “That Kind of Mother.” Rebecca is a first-time mother when she meets Priscilla, who becomes her nanny. Not only do the women become friends, but when...

 

'Brevard, Where Music Meets The Mountains' Is Now Open

In honor of the city of Brevard turning 150 years old, the Transylvania Community Arts Council is hosting an open art exhibit in May entitled "Brevard, Where Music Meets the Mountains." The art...

 

Brevard Ballet Presents 'Cinderella' On June 3

Brevard Ballet will present "Cinderella" and "Raymonda" on Sunday, June 3, at 5 p.m. in Jones Auditorium of Brevard High School. Cinderella has been choreographed by Thomas Shoemaker of the South...

 

Brevard Philharmonic Names New Artistic Director/Conductor

After an extensive search process, Brevard Philharmonic has chosen James Fellenbaum as its new artistic director/conductor. Fellenbaum, who has been a guest conductor for a Brevard Philharmonic...

 

Asheville Community Theatre To Stage 'The Full Monty' June 1-24

When a group of unemployed Buffalo steelworkers come up with a way to make some quick cash, everyone wonders if they will really pull it off! Asheville Community Theatre’s next musical is “The Full Monty” - based on the cult hit film and...

 

Mountain Bikers To Discuss Trail Stewardship

The final spring event of the Conserving Carolina Speaker Series will feature Kim Coram and John Wise-man, members of Pisgah Area SORBA – Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association. In "Hikes, Bikes,...

 

Visitor Center Volunteers Found Bowling To Be Right Up Their Alley

Staff from the Chamber of Commerce, Transylvania Tourism and the Visitor Center celebrated their volunteers with a raucous good time at Rockin' Bowl during Volunteer Appreciation Week. Strikes as...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 14, 2018

Patriots Defeat Lady Blue Devils 2-0 In Second Round

After taking care of business at home in the first round, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils hit the road for the second round of the 2A softball playoffs and gave the undefeated Madison Patriots...

 

Five Tigers Qualify For 1A State Track Meet

Over the weekend, five members of the Rosman High School track team qualified for the 1A state track meet this weekend after posting some of the top results at the regional meet, held at Cherokee. The top finishers were the boys’ 4x800 meter relay...

 

N.C. Wildlife Commission Announces Kids' Free Fishing

Kids can fish for free and register to win prizes, including two lifetime licenses, at one of more than 30 kids’ fishing events being conducted across the state in late May and early June. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse...

 

Carolyn McCall Austin

Carolyn McCall Austin, 85, of Penrose, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Park Ridge Hospital. A native of Transylvania County, she resided in Little River most of her life. She was the daughter...

 

John Edward Cunningham

John Edward Cunningham, 98, of Rosman, passed away on Wednes-day, May 9, 2018. He was the son of the late Edward and Catherine Corley Cunningham. His son, John Cunningham Jr. preceded him in death. He proudly served in the United States Army under...

 

Carol Branning

Carol Branning, 81, passed away May 11, 2018, at her home in Brevard, following a brief illness. A memorial service was held in the auditorium at College Walk at 10 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018. She will...

 

John Thomas Garren

John Thomas Garren, 70, of West Union, S.C., formerly of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 10, 2018. Born June 2, 1947, he was the son of the late Henry Edgar Garren Jr. and Mattie...

 

Kathyleen Moore Jones

Kathyleen Moore Jones, 70, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 8, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Lewis and Inez Lail Moore. Her brother, Benny Moore, preceded her in death. She was an active member and pastor’s wife of...

 

Polly Kate Heath Osteen

Polly Kate Heath Osteen, 90, of Poolesville, Md., went home to be with the Lord, May 4, 2018. She was born May 9, 1927, in Transylvania County to the late Jackson Summerfield Heath and Ollie...

 

Ellen Mildred Tawney

Ellen Mildred Tawney passed away May 9, 2018, at the age of 100. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John A. Towle and Bertha (Trauger) Towle. She was also preceded in death...

 

Deputy To Discuss Scams

Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter of the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office will be at Silvermont on Thursday, May 24, at 10 a.m. for a presentation on “Scams and Frauds.” Although there are many different scams going on across this region, he will...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 14, 2018

Mountain Island Upsets Rosman In First Round Loss

It was about as tough a way to lose a game, and end a season, as you could imagine. Down 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh, the Rosman Tigers had no outs and the bases loaded in their first round 1A...

 

Squirrel Run Kicks Off Annual Festivities May 26

As is tradition, The Rotary Club of Brevard is hosting the White Squirrel Festival Run on the Saturday of the White Squirrel Festival, May 26 at 8 a.m. The race includes a timed 5K, 10K, and Fun Run. Cash prizes will be offered to the first, second,...

 

Church League Softball Standings

The following are the current standings for the Transylvania County Church Softball League following the week of the May 10 games. Destiny Christian (2-0); Morningside Baptist (2-0); Brevard Community Church (1-0); Etowah Baptist (1-1); Turkey Creek...

 

Legal notices: May 14, 2018

16 SP 47 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 VECTURA, L.L.C. to MTNBK, LTD, Trustee, for the benefit of Carolina First Bank, which...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 14, 2018

NCHSAA Continues To Struggle With 1A Playoff Formatting

You have to say this for the N.C. High School Athletic Association, they are certainly decisive in their indecisions. Almost 12 months to the day after the NCHSAA announced they would be cutting the playoff field for six major sports in the 1A and...

 
 By Gary Peeples    Outdoors    May 14, 2018

Spring Planting? Buy Native Landscapes, Help Save The Wildlife

After a few fits and starts, spring is in full swing (with occasional flashes of summer). For many of us, spring brings the feel of earth on our hands and visions of what we want our yards, gardens an...

 

Boerner Recognized As One Of State's 20 Outstanding Volunteers

Brevard resident Bar-bara Boerner received the 2018 Governor's Medallion Award for Senior Volunteer Service on Monday, May 7, at the state capitol in Raleigh. North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper...

 

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