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Carnivals, Korea, Chimps, Papa Joe's Seen It All

In 1949, with $2 in his pocket and the clothes he had on, 17-year-old Joe Deddo ran away from home, crossing the bridge that took him from Staten Island, N.Y., to New Jersey, where... — Updated 8/30/2018


Perfect Balance Changes To Fyzical Therapy & Balance

Perfect Balance Physical Therapy has undergone a transformation, changing its name to Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers. The name change is a result of a rebranding effort designed to mirror the growth of the organization while... — Updated 8/29/2018


Top Of The Falls Realty To Join Looking Glass Realty

Dick Smith, broker/ owner of Top of the Falls Realty, has announced that he will be joining Looking Glass Realty. Looking Glass Realty is under contract to purchase the log cabin at the entrance to the community of Connestee... — Updated 8/29/2018


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 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Cruises Over Rosman 42-0 In Rivalry Game

The Brevard Blue Devils left little room for doubt in Friday night's Transylvania County gridiron rivalry, jumping out to a 21-0 halftime lead before running away in the second... — Updated 8/28/2018


SAFE's Girls Empowerment Camp Is A Success

There is no shortage of summer camps in Transylvania County. From day camp to sleep away camp, children from all over the nation flock to the county every June to make new friends,... — Updated 8/27/2018


BPD Grows Beards To Strike Out Cancer

Local residents may have noticed over the past several weeks that many of the boys in blue at the Brevard Police Department (BPD) are sporting more than a 5 o'clock shadow.... — Updated 8/27/2018


Picturing The Past: Making Moonshine In The County Was Big Business

Making moonshine was common practice and a part of mountain culture during the 1800s. Nearly every home kept some form of spirits - whiskey, wine, ale or brandy - available for... — Updated 8/27/2018


Vietnam Veterans: Michael Kuhne: A View From The Tonkin Gulf

Michael Kuhne served in Vietnam on a ship in the Gulf of Tonkin from January through September 1970. His story is a series of reflections on his service, rather than a... — Updated 8/27/2018


Moving To Conservers To Gather At Peaks & Creeks Brewing Co.

A local stock market without livestock? This is now a possibility that may allow local businesses of all kinds to get funding for growth. Small businesses and entrepreneurs in North Carolina recently gained a new avenue to obtain f... — Updated 8/27/2018


Local Sportsman Rally Around Wildlife Habitat

This past Saturday, under the leadership of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council and the Pisgah Conservancy, with the direction of the U.S. Forest Service and N.C. Wildlife... — Updated 8/27/2018


Chamber Of Commerce 'Surprised' Local Businesses

The Surprise Patrol Team at the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce conducted another mission on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Armed with noise-makers, silly accessories and some goodies... — Updated 8/27/2018


Lady Tigers Snap Losing Skid With Pair Of Victories

After dropping their first two matches of the season, the Rosman Lady Tigers bounced back with a pair of five-set wins to get back to .500 early in the year. The first win came last Tuesday on the road at Swain County. Rosman took... — Updated 8/27/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Pick Up Fourth Straight Victory

After dropping their first match of the season, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils have found their groove, picking up a pair of wins last week to move to 4-1 on the year. After rolling... — Updated 8/27/2018


Pisgah Forest Elementary School New Teacher Profile: Erica Starr

Erica Starr Pisgah Forest Elementary Exceptional Children's Teacher I was born and raised in Seattle, Wash. I graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's of Arts... — Updated 8/27/2018


Brevard Elementary School New Teacher Profiles: Lauren Koons

Lauren Koons Brevard Elementary School Second Grade I grew up in Buffalo, N.Y. and moved to Asheville about six years ago. I went to Buffalo State College for my undergrad and UNCA... — Updated 8/27/2018


Brevard Elementary School New Teacher Profiles: Jessica Rhodes

Jessica Rhodes Brevard Elementary I was born and raised in Brevard, this little town is full of familiar faces. I went to Pisgah Forest and stayed in Transylvania County until we mo... — Updated 8/27/2018


Brevard Elementary School New Teacher Profiles: Dan Courtine

Dan Courtine Brevard Elementary After growing up in western New York, I left the snow to take a teaching position in Apex, N.C. I spent 18 1/2 years teaching 5th Grade, a K-5 math... — Updated 8/27/2018


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