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Legal Notices: August 22, 2019

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC ONLINE AUCTION OF SURPLUS ITEMS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NC Transylvania County is holding an online surplus auction. The online auction site is There is also a link to this site on... — Updated 8/21/2019 Full story


Forest Service's Buck Project Will Be One Of Largest Proposed Timber Sales In Nantahala National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service has completed an environmental analysis for the Buck Project on the Nantahala National Forest’s Tusquitee Ranger District in eastern Clay County. Once implemented, the project will provide important young... — Updated 8/21/2019


Rev. Vess "Bud" Galloway Jr.

Rev. Vess “Bud” Galloway Jr., 79, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at home with his wife of 60 years, Clara Fay Cornelius Galloway, by his side. He was born... — Updated 8/21/2019


Richard Merritt Britt

Richard Merritt Britt, 82, currently of Clarkesville, Ga., passed away peacefully at Mountain View Health and Rehabilitation Center in Clayton, Ga., Aug. 19, 2019, from complications of long-term dementia. Born Oct. 4, 1936, in... — Updated 8/21/2019


Lois Gravley Mull

Lois Gravley Mull, 93, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. She was born in Transylvania County, July 9, 1926, to the late Elisha and Ada Holden Gravley. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband,... — Updated 8/21/2019


Peter Farquhard Best

Peter Farquhard Best, 74, of Fletcher, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.   A native of Brevard, he was a son of the late Martha Gooch Best and Farquhard Smith Best. Two brothers, Richard... — Updated 8/21/2019


Tina Louise Gann Barnwell

Tina Louise Gann Barnwell, 55, of Balsam Grove, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. Born Dec. 13, 1963, in Del Rio, Texas,... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils' Soccer Falls To Tuscola On Late Goal

Despite coming back from a two-goal deficit at halftime, a goal in the final minutes denied the Brevard Blue Devils a shot at victory in their season opener Monday night at Tuscola. The Mountaineers got on the board twice in the... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard, Mountain Heritage Meet Again In Season Opener

It’s the start to a new season, but Friday night’s contest presents a familiar foe. The Brevard Blue Devils open 2019 on the road, heading to Burnsville to face Mountain Heritage for the third straight year in week one. The... — Updated 8/21/2019


Patterson Named BC Asst. Lacrosse Coach

Andrew Patterson has been selected as the new assistant coach of the Brevard College men’s lacrosse program, announced second-year head coach Jim Fritz. “I am excited to have Andrew on staff,” remarked coach Fritz. “He... — Updated 8/21/2019


Balsam Grove News

School Is Back Don’t forget that Transylvania County Schools have started back, so be sure to leave a little earlier in the morning to allow for school bus stops. Children will also be waiting by he side of the roads for the... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Carol Hamann    Church

Crafters Create A Thousand Mantles Of Love

When life becomes difficult because of illness, bereavement or any one of the many crises that come along, victims often feel helpless and hopeless, while loved ones can scarcely... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Hope Win Over Jets Will Catapult Team Forward

Although both teams had its struggles in 2018, the Rosman Tigers and the Enka Jets will step onto the field Friday night believing they have a shot at starting off 2019 with a victory. Enka is coming off a 1-10 campaign where they... — Updated 8/21/2019


Young Tiger Team Prepares To Cut Its Teeth In 2019 – Rosman, NC

For the second time in his career, Dan Essenberg has taken over the Rosman Tiger football program with an incredibly young group of players in his first season. Between graduation... — Updated 8/21/2019


Cathey's Creek News

History Of Cathey's Creek Township We are enjoying meeting and learning about the families who settled this area. We love the stories that go along with the research. If anyone else... — Updated 8/21/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Hungry For More Success Entering 2019 – Brevard, NC

It took Brevard head coach Craig Pritchett just four years to take a Blue Devil program fresh off a 2-9 season to one win away from a trip to the state title game. Indeed, last... — Updated 8/21/2019


Dunn's Rock News

Winged Visitor Friday afternoon, I glanced out our back window, when something large and white on Dunn's Creek caught my eye. It looked to be about the size of an American Pekin... — Updated 8/21/2019


Zieglers' Milestones Celebration Planned

Family and friends are invited to join in the celebration of God-given blessings of milestones in the lives of Charles and Janette Ziegler (nee Raines). In January of this year,... — Updated 8/21/2019


High Tea

Last week, 12 friends gathered at the Inn of Brevard for “high tea” and to celebrate the 90th birthday of Dr. Evelyn Huntington. Huntington has lived for 30 years in Connestee... — Updated 8/21/2019


Guide To End-Of-Summer Sales, Find The Best Deals

The end of summer is marked by mixed feelings. Come the end of summer, vacations may be coming to an end as children ready themselves for a new school year. But shoppers know the... — Updated 8/21/2019


The Tragedy At Our Border

On a recent morning, my wife, Margaret, and I, who in our careers often worked together as family therapists, were in a queue of vehicles inching into Gwynn Valley camp. This was a sweet reunion, parents and grandparents yearning... — Updated 8/21/2019


A Solution Or A Problem?

Next weekend college football hits full throttle and fans attending games at several North Carolina’s public universities will notice one significant difference – the availability of alcoholic beverages inside the stadiums.... — Updated 8/21/2019


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