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Articles from the September 11, 2017 edition

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 By John Lanier    News

Hurricane Irma Drives People To Transylvania - Brevard, NC

Dozens of Floridians and people from other states in the projected path of Hurricane Irma were seeking refuge in Brevard and Transylvania County last Friday. “We’ve had a high volume of calls from people looking for... — Updated 9/12/2017


Cooper Gives Update On Storm-Brevard NC

Gov. Roy Cooper reminded North Carolinians to remain ready and aware as the state begins to feel rain and winds from Hurricane Irma later today. National Guard soldiers, Highway Patrol troopers and rescue teams are poised and... — Updated 9/11/2017


Mountain Music - Brevard, NC

The weather cooperated and the music was great over the weekend for the Mountain Song Festival. On Saturday, Steve Martin joined Steep Canyon Rangers. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band... — Updated 9/11/2017

 By Park Baker    News

'Friends' Of Public Lands Share Project Plans

A nod to the volunteers who dedicate their free time to local public lands took place at Friday’s Transylvania Natural Resources Council meeting, the first after a summer hiatus. The council is a group of public land managers,... — Updated 9/11/2017


Festival Goers Enjoy Mountain Music - Brevard, NC

The Steep Canyon Rangers were joined by Steve Martin on the Mountain Song Festival stage Saturday. The three-day festival at the Brevard Music Center is a fundraiser for the local... — Updated 9/11/2017


Pisgah Monster Cross - Pisgah Forest, NC

Local cyclist Matt Champion took first place at this weekend's Pisgah Monster Cross challenge, an 80-mile loop through Pisgah National Forest. Local cyclists Matthew Busche took... — Updated 9/11/2017


Prep Roundup

Lady Tigers Sweep Cherokee 3-0 The Rosman volleyball got a much-needed win last Thursday at home as they took care of business and handed the Cherokee Braves a 3-0 loss. The Lady Tigers cruised in the first set, 25-7, and didn’t... — Updated 9/11/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Tennis Picks Up Home Win Over East Henderson

The Brevard Lady Blue Devil tennis team earned their first home victory of the season last Thursday as they defeated the East Henderson Eagles 8-1. Brevard picked up straight set... — Updated 9/11/2017


BC Soccer Splits In Pair Of Weekend Matches - Brevard, NC

Three second-half goals by the Tornados powered Brevard to a decisive 4-1 victory over Huntingdon. Jorge Jiminez tallied a hat-trick in Saturday’s match, along with another goal from senior Ty Stubbs. The game’s scoring began... — Updated 9/11/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Withstands Rosman Rally To Earn Rivalry Win

There was a bit of a different tone in last Wednesday's volleyball rivalry match between Brevard and Rosman. The Lady Blue Devils entered the match after a tough slate of early... — Updated 9/11/2017


Gary Sizer To Discuss Adventures On The AT - Brevard, NC

The 2017 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in September with “The Trail is Full of Surprises: An Appalachian Trail Adventure” presented by author and hiker Gary Sizer. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Rogow... — Updated 9/11/2017

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Cougars' Rushing Attack Proves Too Much For Tigers - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Tigers knew coming into Friday night's endowment game that they would be facing one of the best teams on the 2017 schedule. The stadium was packed for the second home... — Updated 9/11/2017


Legal Notices for September 11, 2017



Myra P. Winchester

Myra P. Winchester, 91, formally of Brevard, beloved wife of Glenn F. Winchester and mother of two, transitioned peacefully into the arms of Jesus Sept. 6, 2017, at their home in Greenville, S.C. A memorial and visitation will be... — Updated 9/11/2017


Don Lee Tabor

Don Lee Tabor died Aug. 25, 2017 at the age of 88. Formerly of Brevard, he is survived by sisters, Mildred Jane King, Verna Mae Cofer and Betty Lou Massingale. He is preceded in... — Updated 9/11/2017


Margaret Sentowski

Margaret Sentowski, 90, formerly of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at The Villas of Holly Brook, in Savoy, Ill. Private family services will be held at a later date. Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, in... — Updated 9/11/2017


Betty Powell

Betty Powell, 79, passed away peacefully at The Oaks of Brevard Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. She was born March 4, 1938 in Rosman to William Glenn and Mary Emmalee Galloway and was... — Updated 9/11/2017


Frances L. Robinson

Frances L. Robinson, of Brevard, left this life and entered eternal happiness, Sept 5, 2017, at the age of 71. She was predeceased by her loving husband, William, in 2010. She is survived by mother, Klonda Bell Lloyd; daughter,... — Updated 9/11/2017


Albert (Bert) Huntington Hatch

Albert (Bert) Huntington Hatch died peacefully in the early morning of Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Flat Rock. The family wishes to thank The Elizabeth House of Four Seasons Hospice Care of Flat Rock for their incredibly kind and... — Updated 9/11/2017


Deborah Ann McCall Kitchen Franks

Deborah Ann McCall Kitchen Franks, 63, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Tommy McCall and Edith Bryson Breedlove. She was also preceded on death by her... — Updated 9/11/2017


Joyce Sanders Emory

Joyce Sanders Emory, wife of the late John L. Emory, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at The Oaks in Brevard. Born Oct. 3, 1932, she was the daughter of the... — Updated 9/11/2017


News Of Organizations

Apple Group Join the Basic Apple Group meeting Monday, Sept. 18, in the Fellowship Hall of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd from 10-11:15 a.m. for Apple computer users and 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. for iPad and iPhone users.... — Updated 9/11/2017


Transylvanians In College

BRCC The following students from Transylvania County were named to the dean’s list at Blue Ridge Community College for the summer term. The students and their fields of study are: Rachel Clay, emergency medical science; Bradley... — Updated 9/11/2017


Deja Fuze Takes The Stage Friday - Brevard, NC

Deja Fuze takes the stage at 185 King St. on Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. Established in 2009 in Buffalo, N.Y., Déjà Fuze is a band emanates a progressive, electric, fusion sound, in the vein of Lotus, Jeff Beck and Yes. They... — Updated 9/11/2017


New At The Library: Authors Provide Varied Voices On Vietnam War

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Boyne, John. “The Heart’s Invisible Furies.” Born to an unwed, teenage mother in a small, conservative Irish town, Cyril is adopted by a wealthy... — Updated 9/11/2017


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