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Picturing The Past: County Had 30 Full Service Gas Stations

When the first motorized vehicles arrived in Transylvania County in the early 1900s drivers purchased gas from businesses, such as general stores or hardware stores that had storage tanks. The first...

 

South East Regional Championship series

Wes and Hannah Dickson raced the South East Regional Championship series in Chattanooga this past weekend. Wes placed first in the 40-49 men and Hannah placed second in Pro/Cat 1 w...

 

Dylan Johnson wins the Pisgah 111

Local mountain biker Dylan Johnson took the top spot and set a new course record on Saturday in the Pisgah 111k, a 65-mile ride on some tough terrain....

 

Find Diversity In Local Wetlands – But Tread Lightly

Swamp, marsh, quagmire – whatever you want to call them, wetlands seem to always get a bad rap. They're blamed for being bug factories, said to be snake-infested, and damned if you can't build a...

 

Philip J. Caccavale

Philip J. Caccavale, 95, of Hender-sonville, pass-ed away peace-fully in his home on May 19, 2017. His wife of 70 years, Elizabeth "Betty" Caccavale, preceded him in death by 10 months. He was born on...

 

On Saturday: Brevard Rotary Ready For White Squirrel Race - Brevard, NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard is ready to host the opening event of this year's White Squirrel Festival with the running of the White Squirrel 5K, 10K and 1K fun run on May 27, at 8 a.m. Runners of all...

 

Smartly United Early Childhood Collective Hires Collective Impact Facilitator

The Smartly United Early Childhood Collective (SUECC) hired Rachel Keeney as its collective impact facilitator. In this position, Keeney will encourage conversations and collaboration across the count...

 

Frank Mereness Davis

Frank Mereness Davis, 101, entered eternal peace May 16, 2017, near his home in Cedar Mountain. Born May 1, 1916, in Hobart, Ind., he was the son of Frank Hampshire Davis and Lily Ann Mereness Davis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in dea...

 

Keith D. Galloway

Keith Donell Galloway, a loving husband and father, and a member of Selica Community Worship Center, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 19, 2017. He was born on June 23, 1951 to the late...

 

Steve Larry Gates

Steve Larry Gates, 66, of Brevard, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Vince and Victoria Chapman Gates. In addition to his parents, his sister, Victoria Elaine Gates, also preceded him...

 

Graham To Discuss Options For Knee Pain

The knee is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body and also one of the most commonly replaced. Almost one in three Americans older than age 45 reports some type of knee pain and it's a...

 

Arbor Day - Brevard, NC

On April 27 of 2017 the city of Brevard and Davidson River School celebrated Arbor Day and received the Tree City USA award for the 38th year. The award was presented by James McJunkin, a ranger of...

 

Good Food For A Good Cause - Brevard, NC

The ninth annual Church Chicken for Charity will be held on Saturday, May 27, during the White Squirrel Festival from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on the lawn at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, located at 249 E. Main Street. Hickory-smoked...

 

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