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Marilyn Jane Shaw Moore

Marilyn Jane Shaw Moore, 88, of Sapphire, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. A native of Zanesville, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Charles Clayton and Mary Ellen Stein Shaw. In addition to her parents, she was also... — Updated 9/6/2016


Mildred Lowe Fuller McGowan

Mildred Lowe Fuller McGowan, 84, of Faison, N.C., and formerly of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Atlanta, Ga. Feb. 17, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Emery Fuller... — Updated 9/6/2016


Rev. Ray E. Aiken

Rev. Ray E. Aiken, 81, of Brevard, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday evening, Sept. 4, 2016, while surrounded by his family at home. He was born March 17, 1935 to the... — Updated 9/6/2016


Charles M. Greene

Charles M. Greene, 85, of Six Mile, S.C. and formerly of Brevard, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at his home. He was married to the late Pansy Ferguson Greene. Born in Pickens County, S.C., he was the son of the late William Theodor... — Updated 9/6/2016


Special Olympics Adds Softball To Its Activities – Transylvania County NC

Transylvania has softball for all ages and all ability levels. Special Olympics also has added softball to their sports opportunities. This summer was the first time many of their... — Updated 9/5/2016


The Hoedown Was A Thundering Success – Brevard NC

A powerful force of nature moved through Brevard and the Brevard Lumber Yard Saturday night, Aug. 27, making guests and a tiny pig very nervous. Over 200 guests were in attendance... — Updated 9/5/2016


One-Mile Race Set To Kick Off This Saturday – Brevard NC

Presented by Transylvania Regional Hospital, the 2nd Annual Main Street Mile, benefitting the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, kicks off at 10 a.m.... — Updated 9/5/2016


Transylvania County's Honey & Bee Expo Opens Saturday – Brevard NC

Everyone is invited to a free festival, the Honey & Bee Expo, on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Brevard Little Theater. This festival, organized by the Transylvania County Beekeeping Club, is a must for anyone who w... — Updated 9/5/2016


Fisher Family Reunion Honors Revolutionary War Soldier – Lake Toxaway NC

The annual Fisher Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at Lake Toxaway Baptist Church. This will be the 92nd annual reunion held in the same location. The Fishers have a very long and rich history and have contributed... — Updated 9/5/2016


Schenck To Hold Monthly Dinner Meeting Sept. 12 – Pisgah Forest NC

The Community Relat-ions Committee of Schenck Job Corps is having their monthly Community Relations Council Dinner on Monday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. in the Dining Hall at Schenck Job Corps. This is an excellent opportunity to meet... — Updated 9/5/2016


Social Media Used To Reach Out To Female Veterans – Brevard NC

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with Women Veterans Interactive (WVI) to launch a State of Women Veterans’ social media campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of women veterans’ military... — Updated 9/5/2016


Blue Devils Draw With Mustangs – Brevard NC

Kyler Tomlin slides in on a tackle attempt in the second half of Brevard's match against Polk County last Wednesday. The Blue Devils rebounded from a 4-0 loss to the Mustangs just... — Updated 9/5/2016


Estatoe Path Was First Major Road In County

The Estatoe Path was likely the earliest road through what is today Transylvania County. Long before Europeans ventured into the area, a path was being carved through the valleys be... — Updated 9/5/2016


Outdoor Calendar

Sept. 6 Etowah Worlds Group Road ride. Road ride. Meet at the Ingles in Etowah at 5:30 p.m. The Bike Farm Group MTB ride. Ride meets at 6 p.m. at Oskar Blues Brewery. Sept. 7 Wednesday Night Hill Climb. Road ride to the Parkway. Me... — Updated 9/5/2016

 By Park Baker    Outdoors

Upper Bearwallow Falls

This week's outdoor destination is Upper Bearwallow Falls in Gorges State Park. Bearwallow Creek meets the Toxaway River after flowing five miles through the state park. In that tim... — Updated 9/5/2016

 By Joseph Swanson    Sports

Tornados Complete Flagler Invitational – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Volleyball team wrapped up their trip to the Sunshine State with a pair of 3-1 defeats against the Flagler Saints and the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles. The Tornados (0-4) opened Saturday’s matchup with... — Updated 9/5/2016

 By Joseph Swanson    Sports

Tornados Fall To Warriors In Division II Kickoff Game – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Football team opened the 2016 season Thursday evening at Brevard Memorial Stadium as they played host to East Stroudsburg University for the NCAA Division II... — Updated 9/5/2016


Prep Roundup

Lady Blue Devils Sweep Panthers The Brevard High School volleyball team picked up their first conference win of the season in decisive fashion last Thursday, sweeping the Franklin Panthers 3-0 on the road. The first set was a... — Updated 9/5/2016

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Tigers Undone By Patriots Offense, Fall 44-22 At Home – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers had one of two ways to go after last week's loss to county rival Brevard. It was a week that could make or break the Tigers season. Stand up and fight or get... — Updated 9/5/2016


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