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Polk Runs Up A 74-0 Score On The Blue Devils – Brevard NC

The Blue Devil football team ran into ferocious Wolverine attack Friday night in a 74-0 loss. Polk County scored in every quarter, taking a 55-0 lead by the break, then tacked on... — Updated 8/27/2012


Lady Tigers Make Short Work Of Cherokee 3-0 – Rosman NC

After a rough start against some tough 2-A and 3-A competition, the Lady Tigers got to face just the opponent they needed in Cherokee. Rosman responded with a 3-0 victory over the... — Updated 8/27/2012

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Tigers Improve To 2-0 With Win Over Cougars – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers improved to 2-0 Friday night, holding off Mountain Heritage 30-27 for the first road game of the season. Rosman fans showed up in droves to support the Tigers in a... — Updated 8/27/2012

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Schools, College Report Uptick In Enrollment — Transylvania County NC

From elementary classrooms to college lecture halls, schools and colleges in Transylvania County say they all project increased enrollment numbers for the 2012-2013 school year. Transylvania County Public Schools’ current enrollm... — Updated 8/27/2012

 By Robbie Robertson    News

Past Players Eager For Alumni Game — TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C.

For the majority of high school football players, the roar of the crowd ends when they walk off the field on the final game of their senior season. And many of those would jump at... — Updated 8/27/2012

 By Paul Morgan    Features

Campus Life Ready To Begin A New Year – Brevard NC

One of the most important, complex and delicate challenges at any college or university is, literally, the care and feeding of students. If a student doesn’t have a positive... — Updated 8/27/2012


Law and Order – Transylvania County NC

Felony Arrests On Aug. 22, James Darren Fisher, 26, of Lake Toxaway, was arrested on one felony count of probation violation and one misdemeanor count of probation violation. Bond was set at $10,000 secured. One Aug. 22, James... — Updated 8/27/2012


Democrats Organize Sept. 8 Picnic To Meet Candidates – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania County Democratic Party (TCDP) is planning a “Picnic and Rally for Responsive Government” Saturday, Sept. 8, at Silvermont in downtown Brevard. All residents who are interested in learning more about... — Updated 8/27/2012


Legal Notices For 8-27-12

Pisgah Center Self Storage 495 Hendersonville Hwy Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 September 1, 2012 Pisgah Center Self Storage will be conducting a sale of Various items of personal property Pursuant to the assertion of a lien For rental... — Updated 8/27/2012


Mother Offers Advice On Handling Bullies

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brooks, Terry. “Wards of Faerie: The Dark Legacy of Shannara.” Young Druid Aphenglow stumbles on a dangerous secret about an Elven girl’s... — Updated 8/27/2012


Tinsley Scholarship Winner Announced – Rosman NC

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Communication Scholarship is Ms. Ashley... — Updated 8/27/2012


County Educators Attend Science Workshop – Transylvania County NC

In late July, several representatives from Transylvania County Schools attended the WRESA (Western Region Education Service Alliance) Science Education Institute for Leadership... — Updated 8/27/2012

 By Eric Crews    News

Truss Manufacturing Ending, Beer Making To Begin — TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C.

Work at the Jennings Truss Manufacturing facility on Mountain Industrial Drive in Brevard will soon come to a halt. The building, which was built in 2005 at a cost of $1.8 million, was recently sold to Oskar Blues Brewery and will... — Updated 8/27/2012


National Forest Counties Will Be Eligible For Payments — TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C.

The U.S. Forest Service has announced that the Congressional one-year reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act will mean payments of $308 million to states in support of schools and roads in... — Updated 8/27/2012


LaCrosse Detected In Adult, Child — TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C.

The Transylvania County Health Department has confirmed two cases, an adult and a child, of LaCrosse virus. Cases of LaCrosse virus, which is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, are typical in the region. The... — Updated 8/27/2012


Our People, Our Past: Political Protest – Transylvania County NC

Last week we featured former Transylvanian Elizabeth Crawford Barton and the many wonderful stories and tales she recorded and which are included in the new county heritage book... — Updated 8/27/2012


John Filbert Huggins

John Filbert Huggins, 74, of Rosman, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at his residence. He was born Jan. 13, 1938, to the late John Marshall Huggins and Ethel Aiken Huggins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one... — Updated 8/27/2012


Bessie Lorraine Fields

Bessie Lorraine Fields, 93, of Brevard, passed away after a long illness, Aug. 22. A long-term resident of College Walk in Brevard, she was married to Lawrence Vincent Fields, who passed away five years ago in July, 2007. She was... — Updated 8/27/2012


Carl Allen Bishop

Carl Allen Bishop, 78, passed away Aug. 25, 2012, after a lengthy illness. He was most recently a resident of the Beystone Health and Rehabilitation Center, of Fletcher, N.C. and was a life-long resident of Brevard and Pisgah... — Updated 8/27/2012


Ada Wyman Bomba

Ada Wyman Bomba, 96, of Cedar Mountain, died on Aug. 21, 2012, at her home. She was a daughter of the late Hastings and Ada Miller Wyman. Her husband, Abdon Bomba, who died in 1984, and three brothers preceded her in death. She is... — Updated 8/27/2012


Edwin “Buddy” Buckner

Edwin “Buddy” Buckner, 58, of Pisgah Forest, passed away on Aug. 22, 2012, at his residence. He was a son of the late James Frank and Annie Rice Buckner. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Glenn and James Charles Bu... — Updated 8/27/2012


Ann Lewis Travers Van Voorhees Arbogast Fenn

Ann Lewis Travers Van Voorhees Arbogast Fenn, 75, formerly of Palm Beach, Fla., Brevard, Smith Mtn. Lake, Va. and Landrum, S.C., died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, in Willow Ridge Nursing Center, in Rutherfordton, N.C. Survivors include... — Updated 8/27/2012


Births In Transylvania

Izaiah Keith Rigdon Kristian D’ann Rathbone and Thaddeus Rigdon, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Izaiah Keith Rigdon, born Aug. 24, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 6... — Updated 8/27/2012


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