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 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

Roadside Camping Along Catheys Creek Closed – Brevard, NC

Roadside camping along Catheys Creek Road in Pisgah National Forest is now closed in accordance with plans from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the city of Brevard to improve the municipal water intake system. According to District Ranger Dave...

 

Connestee Art League Raises Funds For Children And The Arts At Art In The Park

The 15th annual "Art in the Park," featuring more than 20 local artists, was held on Saturday, July 6. The event, sponsored by the Connestee Art League of Brevard, raises funds for arts programs for...

 

'Education Unlocks The World' For Morrison – Brevard, NC

Jackie Morrison tells her two daughters, Kiana and Londyn, that “education unlocks the world.” She wants to make sure they know that and they see how hard she has worked for her education. Morrison acknowledges that receiving two Connestee Falls...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

NCFS Improves Ecosytem At Headwaters Forest – Transylvania County, NC

Headwaters State Forest is coming up on its one-year anniversary since opening to the public, and, according to state forest ranger Michael Cheek, the public is enjoying the new 6,730-acres of public...

 

Hallingse Elected To NCEDA Board – Transylvania County, NC

Josh Hallingse, executive director of the Transylvania Economic Alliance, has been elected to the board of directors of the North Carolina Economic Development Association (NCEDA), a 700-member organization composed of economic development...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    July 11, 2019

Three New Musical Sculptures Are Going Up – Brevard, NC

Brevard city workers have poured concrete in the first stages of setting up three musical-themed sculptures to welcome people driving toward downtown Brevard on Broad Street. One sculpture will be a...

 

Chicken Wire And Dresses – Brevard, NC

On Saturday evening, July 6, three Brevard residents participated in the 8th annual Costume Drama, Asheville Community Theater’s fundraising fashion show featuring 20 select fashion designers and...

 

We Treat Dogs Better

It’s hard to find a word that accurately encompasses what has been occurring in some of the detainment centers along our southern border. “Abhorrent,” “abominable,” “inhumane,” and “cruel” are just a few that come to mind. Despite...

 

HOB Searches For Executive Director – Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard (HOB), a designated Main Street Program since 1993, is seeking a qualified executive director. Heath Seymour, who served as the executive director for more than five years, resigned in March to pursue a new opportunity in...

 

Military Celebrations And Speeches

Remembering John Adams who said, “Facts are stubborn things,” this is for critics of our Celebration of America on July 4. The following presidents gave major Fourth of July speeches, most at patriotic monuments along with Armed Forces...

 

Crebbin To Present Adventure Photography – Brevard, NC

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in July with "Adventure Travel Photography with Jo Crebbin." The program begins at noon on Tuesday, July 16, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County...

 

Chatham Rabbits To Perform At Songcatchers Series – Transylvania County, NC

Musical duo Chatham Rabbits will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series on Sunday, July 14. Concerts take place in the Cradle’s covered outdoor amphitheater and move indoors if the weather is stormy. This...

 

'Hidden Rivers' To Be Presented July 16-Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Library and Transylvania Natural Resources Council will present “Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia” on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the library. Lori...

 

Saturday's Local Food Fest Includes A Food Drive – Transylvania County, NC

It’s Local Food Fest at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market this Saturday and that means a delicious morning with local produce and recipe samples, sampling of vendor products, free face painting...

 

Balsam Grove News – Transylvania County, NC

Kiesee Wildlife Club Meeting The Kiesee Wildlife Club will meet at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Monday, July 15, starting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Celebration Of Life There will be a Celebration of Life Service for Peggy...

 

Lockhart Discusses Influence Of Aaron Copland – Brevard, NC

Aaron Copland left an indelible mark on the music of the 20th century with evocative works for film, opera, piano, symphony and chamber music that captured the American spirit and captivated the...

 

More Than Half Of Americans Are Unprepared For Natural Disasters

Only 39 percent of respondents in a FEMA survey say they have developed an emergency plan and discussed it with their households. When a natural disaster strikes, moving your family to immediate...

 

News of Organizations – Brevard, NC

Embroiderers’ Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1. The program will be a small Halloween-themed biscornu (pin cushion). This blackwork project is done on 32-count linen. Ki...

 

What To Ask Before Renting A Summer Property

A home away from home can be the ideal retreat for couples, singletons and families. Quite often individuals reserve the same properties year after year to serve as a vacation retreat. The...

 

Brevard College Announces The Rita Hayes Endowed Scholarship – Brevard, NC

Brevard College has announced the establishment of The Rita Hayes Endowed Scholarship that will work to assist students with their degree completion. The inspiration for creating the fund came from Michele and Marvin Barg, community members and...

 

Sanders Awarded William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship-Pisgah National Forest

A graduate student attending the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia, Jenny Sanders has been named the 2019 recipient of The Pisgah Chapter of Trout...

 

Transylvanian's In College – Transylvania County, NC

Mars Hill University Megan Nicole Lewandowski of Rosman was among 167 graduates of Mars Hill University during the university’s spring commencement on May 11. Lewandowski graduated with a B.S. in business administration....

 

Little River News – Transylvania County, NC

Little River Community July 13 is the Mountain Music Monthly Birthday Jam. Potluck dinner is at 6:30 p.m. followed by music jam at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bring an instrument, a covered dish and...

 

Rosman News – Transylvania County, NC

Friday Night Music And Dinner Come to Lake Toxaway Community Center this Friday and enjoy the Slick Fisher Band. Dinner will consist of roast pork, green beans or corn on the cob, mashed potatoes with gravy, homemade dessert and a drink. Dinner...

 

King To Discuss Image Design At Camera Club

Image design is the topic of Land of Waterfalls Camera Club’s guest speaker, Jennifer King. This internationally acclaimed landscape and nature photographer has a passion for teaching and inspiring photographers around the world. She draws on her...

 

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