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Gaither, Cross Engagement Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney and Leslie Gaither, of Brevard, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Nicole, to Lt. Steven James Cross Jr., son of Mr. Steven Cross Sr., of Atlanta,...

 

News Of Organizaitons

Brevard Authors Guild The Brevard Authors Guild will meet on Thursday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the United Community Bank in Brevard. After a half-hour business meeting, Bob Brooks will present “Getting Your Book...

 

Hoyle Office Solutions Acquires Former Grover's – Brevard NC

Hoyle Office Solutions of Arden has acquired Grover's Office Supplies in Brevard. Founded in 1945 by "Red" Hoyle, the company is celebrating its 71st year serving western North Carolina, and is now...

 

John L. Nichols III Takes The Helm In Toxaway – Lake Toxaway NC

John L. Nichols III has recently acquired Lake Toxaway Realty Company. His father, John "Nick" Nichols Jr. established the company in 1969. The family has had a long-time interest in the area since...

 

Business Expansion Competition Announced – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Economic Alliance and economic development allies (Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Development Authority, Heart of Brevard, SCORE, city of Brevard, BRCC-SBC, Transylvania County) have announced the 2016 Transylvania County Business...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    July 18, 2016

Ramey Introduced As Lady Tigers Volleyball Coach – Rosman NC

It's a new era for the Rosman volleyball program as Mary Ramey was officially introduced as the Lady Tigers new head coach at an event last Thursday. But while Ramey will be a new face on the...

 

Tornado Soccer Stars Hone Skills In Development League – Brevard NC

Brevard College soccer players Ryan McPhillips and Heath Turner teamed up to provide the West Virginia Chaos with a thrilling 2-1 road victory over the Pittsburgh Riverhounds U-23 squad on July 8. The teams compete in the Premier Development League,...

 

Tar Heels, Cobras Tied For Lead As Season Winds Down – Transylvania County NC

The Tar Heels and the Cobras picked up big wins last week in the Transylvania County summer basketball league and now sit atop the standings tied at 6-1. The following is an updated list of stat leaders through week six. Points: Dale Griffin (Old...

 

Linda Dixon Smith

Linda Dixon Smith, 63, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Eleanor Dixon. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband,...

 

Marjorie Cantrell Edens

Marjorie Cantrell Edens, 88, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late C.E. and Irene McMinn Cantrell. In addition to her parents, her husband of 54 years, Thomas Daniel Edens,...

 

The Great French Broad River Canoe Race Of 2016

On June 18, 11 teams took off from Rosman on a 20-mile canoe relay race. The race started with a shotgun and all canoes bucking for position right out of the gate. While it is a fun and competitive...

 

Outdoors Calendar

Tuesday July 19 Etowah Worlds Group Ride. Large group road ride through the river valley. Expert and Beginner groups. Meet at the Ingles in Etowah on New Hendersonville Hwy. (U.S. 64) at 5:30 p.m. The Bike Farm Group Ride. Join the folks at the Bike...

 

Straw Bale Gardening Is A Viable Option

This article describes what a straw bale garden is and how to put one together. A subsequent article, which follows in a couple of weeks, reports on the lessons learned from a one-year experiment in...

 

Rivera Earns Douglas MacArthur Award – Brevard NC

Captain Joshua H. Rivera of Brevard, formerly of Concord, is one of 28 Army officers who received the 2016 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award on June 1 in Washington, D.C. The MacArthur Award...

 

Record Rainfall Set On July 16, 1916

During July 1916, western North Carolina, along with much of the southeastern U.S., suffered massive flooding when two hurricanes struck the region. The first, on July 5-6, came up from the Gulf of Me...

 

NAACP To Sponsor Black Women's Burden Conference – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County branch of the NAACP invites the community of all genders, races, faith traditions and cultures to a special conference, “Black Women’s Burden: Race, Gender and the Church,” on Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p. m....

 

Silvermont Organizations Merge, Seek New Members – Brevard NC

During the last year, the Silvermont Centennial Committee members met with and decided to merge with the Friends of Silvermont, bringing together the strengths of both organizations towards the goal of preserving and improving Silvermont for the...

 

Maxine Lance Retires From The Family Place Of Rosman – Rosman NC

After years of work with The Family Place of Rosman, Maxine Lance retired on June 30. Born in Transylvania County and a longtime resident of Rosman, Lance has been very active in community affairs...

 

Carroll "Motto" Junior Lance

Carroll “Motto” Junior Lance, of Brevard and Rosman, went home to his Heavenly rewards July 11, 2016, in the arms of his beloved daughter, Carly Jean. He was born Sept. 17, 1953, to Imo Jean Clayton Lance and the late Robert James Lance of Rosman...

 

Ruth Grim Selle

Ruth Grim Selle, 90, of Pisgah Forest, died Sunday, July 17, 2016, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was a native of Stanley, Va. After graduating from high school in Virginia, she worked in various administrative jobs in Richmond, Va. and Baltimore, Md....

 

Augustine "Gus" Washington Tucker III

Augustine “Gus” Washington Tucker III, 75, formerly of Brevard, passed away suddenly Saturday, July 16, 2016, at his home in Edisto Beach, S.C. Born June 28, 1941, in Asheville, he was the son of Augustine W. Tucker Jr. and Helen B. Tucker. His...

 

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