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How To Dress For A Do-It-All Fall

There's never been a better time to find your perfect jeans - now with more sizes, rises, washes and fits than ever before in sizes 0−24. Plus, jeans are so easy to dress up or... — Updated 9/5/2019


Number Of Ways To Honor America On Patriot Day, Sept. 11

Sept. 11, 2001, was a tragic day in American history. On that day, nearly 3,000 innocent lives were lost due to the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., as well... — Updated 9/5/2019


Free Mental Health Seminar Offered At Silvermont Center

Silvermont Opportunity Center has been partnering with Vaya Health in Asheville for the past three years to bring free mental health seminars to Transylvania County residents. The seminars are led by a member of Vaya’s Geriatric... — Updated 9/4/2019


Rosman News

Barnwell Benefit Balsam Grove Volunteer Fire Department and Lake Toxaway Fire Department have joined together to have a benefit for fellow firefighter David Barnwell on Sept. 7 at Lake Toxaway Fire Department. All proceeds are to... — Updated 9/4/2019


Lake Toxaway News

Music and Dinner The band playing on Friday is Lynn Goldsmith and The Jeter Mountain Band. Dinner on Friday will be Mexican casserole, salsa, rice, Mexican street corn, dessert and drinks. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the music will be... — Updated 9/4/2019


Former Homeless Person To Tell His Story

“Never let your circumstances dictate what your future holds,” said Brevard citizen Eric Edwards, an advocate for the homeless. Just four years ago Edwards was homeless, on the brink of despair and ready to end his life. A... — Updated 9/4/2019


Little River News

Little River Community On Sept. 14, the Mountain Music Monthly Birthday Jam will be held. The potluck dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by a music jam at 7 p.m. Everyone is welc... — Updated 9/4/2019


Grady Elzie "Dick" Ray

Grady Elzie “Dick” Ray, 86, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. A native of Brevard, he was the son of the late Elzie Heath and the late Rachael Ray. In addition to... — Updated 9/4/2019


Joe James Parker

Joe James Parker, 77, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the... — Updated 9/4/2019


Branch Elmiras Paxton III

Branch Elmiras Paxton III, 64, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Thomas Wood and... — Updated 9/4/2019


Dorothy (Dottie) Kosiba

Dorothy (Dottie) Kosiba, 82, of Columbus, N.C., passed away Sept. 1, 2019, from complications with ALS. She faced this disease with grace and dignity and was an inspiration to... — Updated 9/4/2019


Alison Mary Cheek

Alison Mary Cheek, one of the first women priests in the Episcopal Church and a pioneer in Christian feminist biblical studies, died peacefully Sept. 1, 2019. Born April 11, 1927,... — Updated 9/4/2019


Minnie Lorene Scarborough Kenney Mi

nnie Lorene Scarborough Kenney, 91, of Penrose, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. A native of Arnoldsville, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Pascal and Mamie Elizabeth Hayes Scarborough. In addition to her parents,... — Updated 9/4/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Face Patriots As Both Look To Score First Victory

There might not be two teams in the mountains that know more about early season growing pains than the Rosman Tigers and the Madison Patriots. Both teams are extremely young – with only 11 seniors between the two rosters – and... — Updated 9/4/2019


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Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Gathering from the wisdom of the prophet Jeremiah and Psalm 139, the Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will be preaching this Sunday on God’s intimate knowledge of our very being. We will also... — Updated 9/4/2019


Nantahala River In The Nantahala Gorge Has Reopened To The Public

The Nantahala River in the Nantahala Gorge has reopened to the public for all uses. A technical team assessed the river for potential hazards from the recent landslides Tuesday, and did not find any areas of concern. The team... — Updated 9/4/2019


Balsam Grove News

Bingo There will be bingo at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Friday, Sept. 6, starting with food at 6 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out for an evening of fun and fellowship. Decoration There will be a de... — Updated 9/4/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Flea Market On Saturday, Sept. 28, will be our annual fundraiser flea market at the community center. Doors will be open to the public from 8 a.m. until noon. For more information and/or to reserve a table or two, email lin day2871... — Updated 9/4/2019


New Ensign Commissioned By U.S. Navy In Veterans Museum

Registered nurse Lidia Danilevich was commissioned as U.S. Navy ensign in the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Aug. 30. Lt. Barbara Sterrenberg, from the Navy Officer... — Updated 9/4/2019


Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission The mission meets every Sunday morning starting at 10 a.m., with Sunday school/Bible study and preaching service with Rev. Pete Lee at 11 a.m. This past Sunday they observed the Lord’s Supper. They welcome... — Updated 9/4/2019


Megan Shepherd To Sign, Discuss Her Latest Book

Highland Books once again welcomes Brevard native and popular young adult author Megan Shepherd on Friday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m., to talk about her newest novel, “Midnight Beauties.” Picking up where “Grim Lovelies” left... — Updated 9/4/2019


BC Presents 'Southern Class' By Travis Donovan

Brevard College Fine Arts Division launches their fall calendar with "Southern Class," an exhibition of sculpture by Travis Donovan. Donovan's sculptural works draw from a range of... — Updated 9/4/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Erases Early Deficit To Pick Up Home Victory

After giving up a pair of goals in the opening 10 minutes, the Brevard Blue Devils responded with four unanswered goals of their own before staving off a late charge from East... — Updated 9/4/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Face Tough Test Against Cavaliers' Offense

After two weeks of smashmouth, ground-and-pound football, the Brevard Blue Devils are in for a different challenge on Friday. Brevard travels to East Rutherford this week. And while the Cavaliers are 0-2 this season, they were a 10... — Updated 9/4/2019


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