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Group Projects Are Not Just For Students

Brevard College faculty and staff have been meeting and planning all summer long for the future of the college. As a part of its 10-year SACSCOC accreditation review in 2020-21, the college must...

 

Former U.S. Attorney General Lynch To Speak At WCU

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will deliver the keynote address as Western Carolina University holds a ceremony to honor the academic success of 1,423 students who were named to the...

 

Everyday Education: A Sense Of Calm In The Classroom

At the time this goes to print, students have spent a few weeks in classrooms across the county completing lessons and continuing routines, but at the same time, following the path of Hurricane Florence and wondering about landfalls and landslides...

 

WCU Ranked Among Best Universities

Western Carolina University is again ranked as a top university by U.S. News & World Report, moving up in two regional categories of its “Best Colleges of 2019” guidebook and included in two national categories. WCU consistently has been a top...

 

Mountain Skies: Autumnal Equinox To Occur Saturday, Sept. 22

The Stars The brightest star in our nighttime sky tonight is the brilliant Vega in the constellation of Lyra, the lyre (or harp). At sunset, Lyra lies almost overhead just a little to the west of Cygnus the swan described in the previous column....

 

Blue Devil Defense Shines In 42-0 Win Over Owen

Owen might want to think twice before scheduling Brevard for Homecoming again any time soon. After leading 7-0 at halftime, the Blue Devils buried the Warhorses under a 35-point avalanche Thursday...

 

Legal Notices: Sept. 17, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E290 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Helen Chapman Smith of Transylvania...

 

River Runs: Five Tips For Fall Fly Fishing

As we transition into the fall fishing pattern, there are several things that anglers can do to increase their catch through out the day. Here are my top fives suggestions for improving your fall fish...

 

Service Provides $1 Million To Combat Bat-Killing Disease

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is providing much needed support in the fight against the bat-killing fungal disease white-nose syndrome (WNS) through an additional $1 million in grants to 39...

 

Picturing The Past: 'Voices Of Our Mountain Kin' Features Family Stories That Reveal Details Of Everyday Life

Over the next several weeks, Picturing the Past will be featuring books about the people and places that make up Transylvania County's history. "Voices of Our Mountain Kin" shares the stories of the...

 

Jenkins Receives Hospice Medical Director Certified Credential

Morris Jenkins, M.D., at CarePartners Hospice Transylvania, recently earned the hospice medical director certified credential from the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB). Jenkins...

 

Annual CROP Hunger Walk Set For Oct. 14

The annual Brevard area CROP Hunger Walk will be Sunday, Oct 14, at 2 p.m., beginning and ending at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. The 5k (3.1 mile) walk on the streets of Brevard is a great family/civic/youth interfaith outing with the...

 

PARI To Present Pisgah Nights 'Nocturnal Animals' Sept. 21

On Friday, Sept. 21, the Learning Center at PARI will present its first quarterly special event, Pisgah Nights, featuring WNC Nature Center’s Tori Duval. Duval will present an informative, hands-on presentation called “Nocturnal Animals” that...

 

Ceremonial Unit Honors Vietnam Vet, Shooting Victim

On Sept. 11, despite a torrential rainstorm, members of the Transylvania County Honor Guard proved that their mission to honor a fallen brother outweighs any adversity as they performed their...

 

Fred "Michael" Hunter

Fred “Michael” Hunter, 64, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. He was the son of the late Robert Hall Hunter. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tuesday Marie Hunter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brevard...

 

Ingles Markets Reports Increased Sales For Quarter

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) today reported increased sales and net income for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2018. Net sales totaled $1.03 billion and net income totaled $24.5 million for the third quarter ended June 30,...

 

Park Ridge Health Names New Chief Medical Officer

Park Ridge Health has announced it has named Teresa Herbert, MD, MPH, FAAP, as its new chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs. Herbert is committed to excellence in patient care and has gained a high level of respect from the...

 

Steve Owen & Associates Welcomes McGann

McGann grew up in Greenville, S.C., and spent her summers in the mountains near Brevard. She graduated from Clemson University in 1996 and moved to Vail, Colo., where she skied fresh Rocky Mountain po...

 

Legal Notices: Sept. 20, 2018

NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having qualified as the Ancillary Administrator of the Estate of John C. Calhoun, deceased, late of Osceola County, Florida, does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate...

 

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