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Rosenwald News

It has been a while since our last Rosenwald News, even though I guarantee that life rolls on and news continues to be made. Sometimes we are made aware of it and the broader community is then gifted...

 

Bandel Shares N.C. And The Space Race At The Library

North Carolina is celebrating its role in man's journey to landing on the Moon through a variety of exhibits and events in a yearlong celebration. At 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, Jessica Bandel will... Full story

 

McCarson To Teach ASL To Change Lives

During her first year at Blue Ridge Community College, Katelyn McCarson, a 2017 graduate of Brevard High School, had to choose a foreign language to meet one of her freshman requirements. Her...

 

A Way Of Understanding The 'Go Back Home' Chant

Sitting around the potbelly stove at Hemby Bridge Country Store a group of men, some chewing tobacco, others leaning in their cane back chairs, would offer homespun opinions, often humorous, about the news of the day. Solve the problems of the...

 

Church Activities

Amazing Grace Baptist Amazing Grace Baptist Church will host a revival beginning Sunday, Aug. 11, at 6 p.m. The revival will continue throughout the week with services held at 7 p.m. The guest preacher is Bridger Bane. Amazing Grace Baptist is...

 

Balsam Grove News

Decoration There will be a decoration at Phillips/Rock Bridge Cemetery on Sunday, Aug. 12, starting at 11 a.m. Bring a well-filled picnic basket and join us for lunch following the decoration. Sympathy Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of...

 
 By Marvin Joseph    Sports    August 8, 2019

Ashley Hughes Returns To BC As Volunteer Assistant Coach

Head women’s soccer coach Juan Mascaro has announced the addition of Brevard College alumna Ashley Hughes ‘19 to the BC women’s soccer coaching staff. Hughes will serve as the team’s volunteer assistant coach. “We are very excited to have...

 

Carolina Crossover Takes Home 'Biggest Loser' Belt

Despite trailing by 12 points at halftime, Carolina Crossover rallied for 57 points in the second half to storm back and win the "Biggest Loser" belt as winners of the Battle for the Belt's...

 

Rosman Tigers To Host Fundraiser This Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, Rosman High School will have a bevy of Ford automobiles ready for people to test-drive all to benefit the Tiger football program. The event is part of Ford’s Drive 4UR program, which has raised more than $40 million...

 

Legal Notices: August 8, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E203 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Joe Travis Galloway of Transylvania... Full story

 

Dunn's Rock News

Raising The Rafters With The East Fork Gals Even the most staid and rhythm-impaired folk among us will find it difficult not to tap a foot or bob a head to the rollicking old time music of the East...

 

Rosman News

Free N.C. Pre-K Classroom In Rosman Rosman children’s services are now enrolling. The child must be 4 years old on or before Aug. 31 to be eligible for the free program. The program will follow the Transylvania County Schools calendar and will oper...

 

BMCA Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers

The Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA) celebrated the 2019 season volunteers' service at a reception hosted by Brevard Music Center (BMC) following the Aug. 2 evening concert. During the event,...

 

BMC Presents Béla Fleck's Blue Ridge Banjo Concert

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in collaboration with Mountain Song Productions, proudly announces the return of Béla Fleck for his acclaimed Blue Ridge Banjo Concert — Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Whittington-Pfohl Audi-torium. The final...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Dinner And Music The band playing on Friday is the bluegrass band Cane Creek. Dinner on Friday will be smoked brisket, baked beans, sweet corn, coleslaw, dessert and drinks. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and th...

 

Brevard Rotary Races Provide Community Funds

The Rotary Club of Brevard has put to work the first $16,000 tranche of community support for 2019. One grant of $4,000 was donated to the Rise & Shine after-school program. A separate project to...

 

How Parents Can Help As First Day Of Kindergarten Draws Near

Children experience many firsts as they make their way through infancy and into childhood. Parents often remember their child's first word and the day they took their first step, as both are major...

 

Women Declining In Workforce

At its peak in 1999, the American workforce was dominated by female workers. At that time, 76 percent of women, including those who had children at home, worked outside of the home, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The tides have...

 

Little River News

Little River Community On Aug.10, there will be a Mountain Music Monthly Birthday Jam at the Community Center. A potluck dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by a music jam at 7 p.m. Every one...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Sherwood Forest Friends Happenings at the Red Barn: •7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, The Mushroom Expert, lecture (free). •7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, How to Make a Moonshine Still (free). •6:30 p.m.,...

 

Brenda Dunn Allen

Brenda Dunn Allen, 72, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Gladys Barnes Dunn. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her daughter, Terri Jean...

 

Mary "Louise" Adcock Chapman

Mary “Louise” Adcock Chapman, 95, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. She was born May 2, 1924, in Henderson County to the late C.W. Adcock and Bessie Leigh Goodwin Adcock. In addition to her parents, she was also...

 

Henry Rogers

Henry Rogers, 82, of Black Mountain, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. He was born May 14, 1937 in Buncombe County to the late John H. and Geneva Higgins Rogers. He was co-founder of Transylvania County Art League and a member of Tabernacle United...

 

Mildred Powell

Mildred Powell, 87, of Rosman, passed away the evening of Monday Aug. 5, 2019, with her family by her side.  She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Spartanburg, S.C., to the late Ernest and Lola Griffin....

 

Joan Kzudzal Uhler

Joan Kzudzal Uhler, 81, of Brevard, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. A native of New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late John Adam and Katherine Keilian Kuzdzal....

 

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