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Ask Us: Jaime's Parking, City Manager Job

Have the owners of Jaime’s restaurant in downtown Brevard been asked to pay a fee-in-lieu of parking for its location? What is the amount, has it been paid and if not, why not? Interim City Manager Jim Fatland and Josh Freeman,... — Updated 5/30/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Senior Leadership, Rushing Game, Keys to Tiger Success

With 16 seniors returning from last season, including a trio that racked up more than 4,500 yards on the ground, head coach Freddie Whitman expects big things from the Rosman Tiger... — Updated 8/18/2015

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Look To Get Physical in 2015

It's the dawn of another new day for Blue Devil football, as they welcome new head coach Craig Pritchett for the 2015 season. Pritchett brings a new philosophy to the team and a... — Updated 8/18/2015

 By Derek McKissock    News

Broad Street Work Facing Delay - Brevard NC

The earliest construction work will likely begin on changing a section of North Broad Street in Brevard into a tree-lined boulevard is the summer of 2017. That was the news members... — Updated 8/18/2015


Rosman High School Football Schedule and Rosters

2015 ROSMAN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Aug. 21st Shannon Forest Home 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28th Brevard Away 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4th Madison Away 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11th Mtn. Heritage Home... — Updated 8/18/2015


Brevard High School Football Schedule and Rosters

BREVARD HIGH SCHOOL 2015 VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Aug. 21 Andrews 7:30 Aug. 28 Rosman 7:30 Sept. 4 OPEN Sept. 11 @ Madison 7:30 Sept. 18 @ Enka 7:30 Sept. 25 Franklin 7:30* Oct. 2... — Updated 8/17/2015


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'Hometowns Teams' Coming To Brevard – Brevard NC

Every day in America an athlete takes the playing field, a coach plans, a proud parent cheers and a fan wears her team colors. Why do sports have such a powerful hold on us,... — Updated 8/17/2015


Crop Walk Scheduled For Oct. 11 – Brevard NC

The 2015 Brevard Crop Walk is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11, from 2-4:30 p.m. The 3.6 mile walk through downtown Brevard is a great outing. It begins and ends at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. The walk is a symbolic trib... — Updated 8/17/2015


Pesky Caterpillars Become Butterflies – Brevard NC

Summer, as we all know, is full of bugs. There are the usual June bugs bungling into the house in the evening, the occasional mosquito or cricket, the chorus of katydids at night that we get in August, and, of course,... — Updated 8/17/2015


Marius Hughey Wells

Marius Hughey Wells, 49, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015.         A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Dr. Marius Hughey... — Updated 8/17/2015


Marshall Ray Pritchard

Marshall Ray Pritchard, 68, of Mill Spring, N.C., passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Landrum, S.C. A native of Polk County, N.C., he was the son of the late Ira and Leona Wilson... — Updated 8/17/2015


Patsey Elaine Gonce

Patsey Elaine Gonce, 68, of Mills River, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 11, 2015, at her home in Mills River, after a long bout with illness. She was a lifelong resident of western North Carolina.   She is survived by her... — Updated 8/17/2015


John W. Crawford

John W Crawford passed away Aug. 1, 2015, in Statesville, N.C. An Army veteran, he worked at Transylvania Regional Hospital for 20 years as a respiratory therapist. His son, Patrick Crawford, preceded him in death. He is survived... — Updated 8/17/2015


Suzanne Grace Larson

Suzanne Grace Larson, 75, of Brevard, peacefully passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, after a valiant two-year battle with cancer. She was born... — Updated 8/17/2015


Amy Louise Buchanan

Amy Louise Buchanan, 40, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.    A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of Phyllis Bryson of Brevard and the late David Briggs. In addition to her father, her husband,... — Updated 8/17/2015


Coleman Ashe Reunion Planned

Sunday, Aug. 23, the Coleman Ashe Family Reunion will be held at the Canada Community building (located beside the fire department), immediately following the Sols Creek Cemetery decoration. Everyone is asking to bring a covered... — Updated 8/17/2015



Garrison Keillor walks among the audience Saturday at the Brevard Music Center. Keillor, who is stepping down as host after this tour, brought "A Prairie Home Companion" to the... — Updated 8/17/2015

 By Park Baker    News

Attorney Margaret Hunt To Lead State Bar -Brevard NC

Local attorney Margaret Hunt has been elected president of the N.C. State Bar Association. Created by the state Legislature in 1933, the State Bar's purpose is to regulate the more... — Updated 8/17/2015


Connestee Falls Cares Benefits TRH Foundation – Connestee Falls NC

Thanks to the combined efforts of residents Nancy Carson and Jody Bruce along with other members of the Connestee Falls Ladies Golf Leagues, Connestee Falls donated more than $9,000 this year to help the Transylvania Regional... — Updated 8/17/2015


Warped Focus

The name Planned Parenthood implies an admirable mission and ethical practices aimed at assisting young couples in making wise parenting decisions. Who could find fault with that? But there appears to be a dark underbelly that has... — Updated 8/17/2015

 By Park Baker    News

Superior Court Term Begins - Brevard NC

An alleged attempted murder case is due to go to trial in Transylvania County Superior Court, which began this morning. Jonalyn Lacy Nicholson of Brevard was 29 years old when she was arrested and charged on Oct. 22, 2013, with... — Updated 8/17/2015


Support Bernie Sanders

Just who is this Democratic candidate running for president who is taking the country by storm, attracting such crowds as the 10,000 people who turned out to see him recently in Madison, Wis.? Bernie Sanders has served in the U.S.... — Updated 8/17/2015


Scam Alerts

A few months ago I got an email warning me not to call certain area codes from the U.S. or Canada. These area codes are 809, 284 and 876. This morning, I got a call from an 876 area code telling me I had won $300,000 and a 2015... — Updated 8/17/2015


SB 607 Would Harm NC

In the past three years, the North Carolina General Assembly has overextended their authority by redrawing districts for the Wake County Commission, Buncombe County Commission and Greensboro City Council districts despite local... — Updated 8/17/2015


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