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Rotary Club Of Brevard Kathleen Mallett, project coordinator for the Community Awareness Recovery Effort (C.A.R.E.) of Transylvania County, will address the Rotary Club of Brevard at its noon meeting Aug. 27. This week’s meeting will be held in...


Make Your Garden Glow With Fall Colors – Transylvania County NC

It may seem like this rainy summer in Transylvania County will never end, but let’s think fall — warm days, blue skies, and the golden rays of the autumn sun highlighting the amber, scarlet and burgundy hues of our beautiful deciduous forests...


Public Invited To Test Jams At 2013 Local Farm Fair – Brevard NC

Everyone is invited to participate in numerous contests held at Farm Fair Saturday, Aug. 31, including a competition for best jam. Drop off your jam by 9 a.m. and fairgoers will have the opportunity t...


Pavers Added To Memorial Site For Brevard Schools – Brevard NC

The Brevard Schools System Memorial Site Foundation has taken another step in the memorial construction by placing additional names in brick pavers around the granite monument. The first three...


Welcome To Sharing House

Sharing House volunteers Georgia Gau (left) of Brevard and Debbie Loeb of Connestee welcome clients to the remodeled reception area. They are two of the 120 volunteers who run Sharing House every week, each working a three-hour morning or afternoon...


Legal Notices for Aug. 26 2013

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as EXECUTOR of the ESTATE OF ROBERT MICHAEL STANTON deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, notifies all persons having claims... Full story


BHS Classes Of '61 And '62 Hold Reunion – Brevard NC

On June 8, the Brevard High School classes 1961 and 1962 classes held a combined class reunion at Glenn Cannon Country Club. Classmates recalled how they grew up in a town where everyone knew each...


Rise & Shine Welcomes Interim Director

Staff members of Rise & Shine welcome interim executive director Bethany Acker, site coordinator Terelle Norman, program assistant Cindy Benjamin and Becky Young at a welcoming event held Tuesday,...


Auxiliary Contribution Helps TRH Purchase State-Of-The-Art Patient Beds – Brevard NC

With the help of a major gift from the Transylvania Regional Hospital Auxiliary, patients in the Medical-Surgical units at TRH will soon have a valuable new “ally” in their care. The auxiliary...


Five Freight Cars Of Corn Equals $18.16

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Moriarty, Liane. “The Husband’s Secret.” Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband’s death, Cecelia is unable to...


Fleck, Rangers To Perform At Mountain Song – Brevard NC

The 8th annual Mountain Song Festival, hosted by local favorites the Steep Canyon Rangers, is gearing up to take place Sept. 13 and 14 at the Brevard Music Center. This year’s line-up includes the O’Brien Three (featuring Tim and Mollie...


5th Annual Founders Day Fair Offers History, Entertainment – Brevard NC

The 5th Annual Founders Day Fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 189 West Main Street by the Transylvania Heritage Museum, celebrating 152 years of Transylvania County history...


Lyday Family Reunion Scheduled For Sept. 7

The Lyday reunion will take place Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest, 805 Capps Road. All Lyday family members and friends are invited to attend. Social starts at 3:30 p.m., and covered dish meal starts at 5...


Oskar Blues' Ten FIDY To Hit Shelves – Brevard NC

Oskar Blues is pumped to announce the release of the first batch of the award-winning Ten FIDY Imperial Stout from its East Coast brewery. This much-anticipated seasonal brew is now fermenting in the tanks at both the Colorado and Brevard locations....


Why Do Teachers Leave Their Profession?

ago, all the directors of teacher education programs in North Carolina received this question through email from our N.C. State Board of Education members: “Why are your graduates with teaching licenses not going into teaching?” The best way for... Full story


VFW Announces Essay Scholarship Programs – Brevard NC

The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program is a national program open to students in the ninth through twelfth grades and provides more than $2.3 million annually in awards and scholarships. Students must be enrolled in public, private or parochial... Full story


Viz Transylvania Youth Leadership Begins – Transylvania County NC

The Viz Transylvania Youth Leadership Program launched its first full-year course at an opening retreat Saturday, Aug. 24. Viz seeks to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding that youth need to become the next generation of effective... Full story


TCH Staff Enjoys 'Back to School' Outing – Lake Toxaway NC

On Friday, Aug. 16, the entire faculty and staff of T.C. Henderson Elementary School were invited to a free luncheon and a boat ride at the Lake Toxaway Country Club. The President of the Lake Toxaway... Full story


BC Announces Faculty Tenure And Promotions – Brevard NC

Brevard College has announced that two faculty members were recently granted tenure or tenure with promotion by the college’s Board of Trustees. The board awarded tenure to Dr. Barbara Boerner,... Full story


Chemistry Professor To Discuss River Analysis – Brevard NC

The local chapter of the scientific research society Sigma Xi will host a presentation by Brevard College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Melanie Heying Thursday, Sept. 12, in Room 125 of the... Full story


Historic – Brevard NC

Not since Halley’s comet appeared at the Battle of Hastings has a celestial sign been so warranted or welcomed. In the closing seconds of Friday’s historic match-up between Rosman and Brevard,...


Lady Tigers Swat Pesky Yellow Jackets – Rosman NC

What bothered Rosman head volleyball coach Amanda McCall about the Lady Tigers’ match with Hayesville was not the extra points in game two. It certainly wasn’t the dispatching of the Lady Yellow...


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