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Samuel's Haven Ministry Needs Help Finding New Site-Brevard, NC

Twenty four years ago, Transylvania County helped Sam Hendon in a great time of need when he was 17 years old. Doctors diagnosed him with an astrocytoma non-malignant tumor for which they had surgery...

 
 By Dave Bradley    Features    July 8, 2019

Gladys Taylor: Historical Society A Labor Of Love-Transylvania County, NC

Every organization needs volunteers who roll up their sleeves and work, often anonymously, in the background and away from the limelight. The Transylvania Historical Society found someone who fit...

 

Latest Transylvania County Jobless Rate Was 4 Percent In May-Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in May was 4 percent, up from 3.5 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 8, 2019

Sheriff's Office June Arrest Reports Released-Transylvania County, NC

The Sheriff’s Office provided the following felony arrest reports: •Laura Nicole Riddle, 29, was arrested June 20 for one felony count of possession of stolen goods. She was placed in the detention center under a $5,000 bail. •Vanessa Lynn...

 

July 4 Celebration-Brevard, NC

Brevard locals and visitors celebrated Independence Day with the July 4th festival downtown. Rides, food, games and fireworks of course made for a busy day....

 

A Friend of Man and Animals - Save the Bees

A Friend Of Man And Animals In the life of every small community, there are individuals upon whom residents trust and depend upon for decades. When it came to veterinary services, Dr. Clyde Brooks was such a person. For more than three decades,...

 

Supporting Schenck Matters

I am writing this huge thank you note to celebrate the decision to keep Schenck Job Corps “just as it is” as the editor expressed it. “Don’t Privatize Schenck” was another headline, this one by B.J. Winchester. My own letter to the editor...

 

Patriotism Ebbs

I was saddened on July 4, of all days, to read a USA Today article “Pride in U.S. hits new low, poll shows.” I quote: “American Patriotism is ebbing ahead of the Fourth of July, according to a Gallup poll that showed fewer than half of U.S....

 

Farmers' Market Fruit Recipes

Refreshing Summer Shake This recipe is low in cholesterol and a rich source of calcium. 1 1/2 cups fresh fruit (strawberries, blueberries or peaches) 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder mixed with 1/2 cup...

 

Lloyd Winfred McJunkin

Lloyd Winfred McJunkin, 79, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 5, 2019. Born Feb. 1, 1940, in Pickens, S.C., he was the son of the late Julius Ernest and Marry Ann Keith McJunkin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in...

 

Brad Jones Hired As New Tornados' Tennis Coach-Brevard, NC

Brad Jones has been named head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. Jones succeeds Evan Schreiner as head coach of Tornados after...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    July 8, 2019

Campbell, Jones Named To BC Athletics Hall Of Fame

Brevard College has announced the selection of Jeff Campbell (cross country/track & field) and coach Michael Jones (men’s basketball) as the 2019 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame. Campbell and Jones become the 37th and 38th...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    July 8, 2019

Julian Named BC Assistant Baseball Coach-Brevard, NC

Rob Julian has been named the assistant coach of the Brevard College Tornados baseball program, announced newly minted head coach Mike Victory. “I am very excited about adding coach Julian to the staff,” commented coach Victory. “He has worked...

 

Destination Hike: Confusion and Moonshine Falls

Our weekly destination hike takes explorers to two locations, Moonshine and Confusion Falls in the nearby South Carolina wilderness. About a 30-minute drive from Brevard, these falls are directly...

 
 By Josh Kelly    Outdoors    July 8, 2019

Local Biologist Questions New USFS Proposal-Pisgah National Forest

On June 13 the Trump Administration and the U.S. Forest Service released a proposal to "streamline" environmental analysis on national forests and grasslands. The National Environmental Policy Act...

 

Generalists, Not Specialists, Usually Excel

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brodesser-Akner, Taffy. “Fleishman is in Trouble.” There are a few things about Toby’s separation from Rachel that have been tough: a tinge of bitterness with the...

 

'Comedy Tonight' Delivers Laughs-Brevard, NC

Brevard Little Theatre will present “Comedy Tonight,” its summer fundraiser this weekend. Some of Brevard’s favorite community actors have been recruited to perform sketches and songs from classic television shows from the 40s through the 80s....

 

The Little River Novelty Band Of The 1980s Performed Music 'Just For The Fun Of It'

The Little River Novelty Band was organized in June 1980 “just for the fun of it.” They provided free entertainment at community centers and for charitable institutions and clubs. Vivian Edge was...

 

Some Lucky Duckies Cross The Finish Line-Brevard, NC

More than 600 ducks raced down Kings Creek at Brevard College on July 4 during the Transylvania Community Arts Council’s annual Duck Race. More than 300 fans cheered the ducks as they floated to...

 

Contestants Get Their Fill Of Hot Dogs-Brevard, NC

The crowd gathered outside Rocky's Grille in downtown Brevard on July 4 for the annual hot dog eating contest. People tried to look away as defending champ Jed Donahue ate 15 hotdogs in ten...

 

Legal Notices: July 8, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 19-E-176 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Anna... Full story

 

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