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Philharmonic Season To Open With Opera – Brevard, NC

For the debut concert of its 43rd season, the Brevard Philharmonic presents a program of symphony and song. On Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard College,... — Updated 9/30/2019


Lady Blue Devils Defeat Eagles In Mountain Six Opener

The Lady Blue Devils played at Owen on Wednesday and travel to Franklin on Thursday. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)... — Updated 9/11/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Passenger In Critical Condition After 64 Wreck – Transylvania County, NC

As of Wednesday morning, a Lake Toxaway man was in critical condition after he was ejected Monday from a pickup truck traveling west on the Rosman Highway/U.S. 64 when another vehicle collided with the truck causing it to... — Updated 9/11/2019


County Board Challenges Fellow Member – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Commissioner Will Cathey cited health issues as the reason for his absence from meetings as fellow board members expressed frustration during their regular meeting Monday about his attendance record and general... — Updated 9/11/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Resident Leading Effort For More Crosswalks In Brevard – Brevard, NC

Resident Sarah Pooser is leading efforts to get more crosswalks with flashing beacons in Brevard. Currently, there are two: one at North Broad Street between Brevard College and... — Updated 9/11/2019


Get Set Transylvania Promoting Family Bonding – Transylvania County, NC

Volunteers from organizations involved in the Get Set Transylvania initiative stuffed 400 bags Wednesday morning with items designed to meet the theme of family bonding. The family... — Updated 9/11/2019


Pressley Records 1,000th Career Assist

Brevard High School senior Kaitlyn Pressley, pictured with Brevard head coach Cori Bryson, hit a career milestone in Tuesday’s win over East Henderson, recording the 1,000th... — Updated 9/11/2019


BC's Gavin Morgan Named Runner Of The Week

Brevard College sophomore Gavin Morgan pictured with BC cross country coach Darryll Patrick, was recently named the USA South Conference cross country Runner of the Week. Morgan, a... — Updated 9/11/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Fully Focused Going Into Road Game At Madison

Building off a solid win against East Rutherford last Friday, the Brevard Blue Devils will look to make it three straight wins this week as they travel to face the Madison Patriots. Not much has gone right for the Patriots (0-3)... — Updated 9/11/2019


Claudia Marie Osby

Claudia Marie Osby, 88, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 9, 2019, at Memorial Mission Hospital, after battling various health issues. She is survived by her sister, Marilyn Tysen;... — Updated 9/11/2019


Mary Katherine Miller Lyday

Mary Katherine Miller Lyday, 89, wife of the late William “Bill” Lyday, formerly of Transylvania County, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Born Dec. 6, 1929, in Johnsonville, Williamsburg County, S.C., she was the daughter of the... — Updated 9/11/2019


Rev. Ralph Lee Luker

Rev. Ralph Lee Luker, 70, of Rosman, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at the Church of... — Updated 9/11/2019


Dr. Robert S. "Bob" Hoeke

Dr. Robert S. “Bob” Hoeke, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Elizabeth House Hospice in Flat Rock. He was born in Birmingham, Ala.  He was a retired... — Updated 9/11/2019


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Cedar Mountain News

Flea Market The Cedar Mountain Community Center will be hosting a community-wide Flea Market, Saturday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. until noon. If you would like to reserve a table or... — Updated 9/11/2019


Balsam Grove News

Yard Sale There will be a yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 8 a.m. until noon. Clothing, lamps and lighting items will be half price. Breakfast will be available starting at 8 a.m.... — Updated 9/11/2019


See Off News

September is here, and pop culture tells us fall is near, but the weather has a different plan. Summer is still going strong on See Off Mountain with high temperatures and not a rain cloud in sight. I am always happy for an... — Updated 9/11/2019


Fundraiser To Feature 'Elegant' High Tea

If you grow hungry at the thought of British baking shows and are chuffed for the soon-to-be-released "Downtown Abbey" feature-length movie, the Transylvania County Historical Socie... — Updated 9/11/2019


Rosenwald News

We are in countdown mode for the completion of the CLG Grant Survey of African American Communities in Transylvania County. The findings will be shared from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.,... — Updated 9/11/2019


Fun To Be Found At Mountain State Fair

The annual Mountain State Fair at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher ends its current run on Sunday. Fair goers can enjoy plenty of traditional fair rides, food, music, games... — Updated 9/11/2019


Logging Isn't Always Done Right

After reading Bob Twomey’s article on logging, I still am not convinced to just trust the Forest Service. Again, I agree that logging practices are much better. My grandfathers both worked for the logging industry and I use... — Updated 9/11/2019


Mountain Song And Community

In his poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost wrote, “…knowing how way leads on to way.” So it often is in life that one decision influences future decisions and events, far beyond the realm of what one might have origin... — Updated 9/11/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Rosman Takes On Mustangs Hoping To Build On Win

The Rosman Tigers got just what they needed last Friday, scoring a resounding 40-12 victory against the Madison Patriots to pick up their first win of the year. And while the win was invaluable, both for the morale of the team and... — Updated 9/11/2019


Desmelik To Perform

Local favorite Dave Desmelik will be playing at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market this Saturday morning. Toes will be tapping while customers enjoy shopping for local products... — Updated 9/11/2019


Library Concert Resumes With Big Sound Harbor

The Transylvania County Library’s Fall Concert Series will resume on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. with Big Sound Harbor. This retro-soul band coalesced around front woman Dulci... — Updated 9/11/2019


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