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Articles from the September 26, 2019 edition

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 By Matthew McGregor    News

Nonprofit Partners In New Camping Option – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday evening for a new group campground, Cherryfield Creek, a partnership between the nonprofit Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA) and... — Updated 9/26/2019


Legal Notices: September 26, 2019


 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Late Goal Gives Blue Devils A 1-1 Draw Against Warhorses

After trailing for nearly 60 minutes, the Brevard Blue Devils found a late goal to draw even and secure a 1-1 tie against the Owen Warhorses Monday night. It was a night where... — Updated 9/25/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Faces Blue Ridge In Final Non-Conference Game

With just one game left before the conference portion of the schedule hits, the Brevard Blue Devils are set to travel across state lines Friday night. Brevard (4-1) has a date with Blue Ridge (2-2). The Fighting Tigers play in... — Updated 9/25/2019


Balsam Grove News

Fifth Sunday Services The Fifth Sunday Services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Woods Memorial Baptist Church starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out for the fellowship, singing and preaching. Bookmobile The... — Updated 9/25/2019


Area Red Cross Seeks Diverse Blood Donors

The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood or platelets to help increase the diversity of the blood supply. The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major blood groups. However, for... — Updated 9/25/2019


Connestee Falls News

Dog Owners Raise Funds For K-9 Unit When Tina Schonhaut of the Connestee Falls Dog Owners Group heard that Transylvania County needed an additional dog for the Sheriff's K-9 unit,... — Updated 9/25/2019


How Art Benefits Youth Development

Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effects on young people and the development of their... — Updated 9/25/2019


Carson, McIntosh To Play Farmers' Market

Bradford Carson and Spalding McIntosh will play live, original music while dozens of vendors are on hand with local produce and products at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market this... — Updated 9/25/2019


Yarn To Spin Tales From The Road At 185 King St.

The band Yarn will be performing at 185 King Street on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. in conjunction with their yearlong project, “Lucky 13.” The band released a digital single o... — Updated 9/25/2019


BMC Resumes Free Community Concert Series

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College has announced the return of its popular and free Community Concert Series on Monday, Oct. 7, at 12:30 p.m. at the... — Updated 9/25/2019


Rosman News

Lake Toxaway School Reunion The 27th Lake Toxaway School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the old Lake Toxaway Community Center building. We will eat at noon. Bring a covered dish and non-alcoholic drinks. Eating... — Updated 9/25/2019


Dunn's Rock News

Telling The Story With Pictures As expected, Keith Parker drew a crowd to his presentation on Dunn's Rock's place in county history last Thursday. It was either that or Janet... — Updated 9/25/2019


Library Concerts Close With Mojo Brothers Blues Band

The Transylvania County Library’s Fall Concert Series will wrap up this Friday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. with The Mojo Brothers Blues Band. Recently voted second place in the Mountain... — Updated 9/25/2019


Friends Of The Library To Hold 30th Book Sale

Walt Disney once said, “There are more treasures in books than in all of the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” Beginning Saturday, Oct. 5, there will be thousands of treasures to pick from at the Transylvania County Library... — Updated 9/25/2019


'Figure & Form' Headlines Fall Gallery Walk

It's that time of year where leaves are falling and there is a nip in the air. It's the perfect time to go for a stroll in downtown during the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on... — Updated 9/25/2019


Greenhouse Gases Caused Earth's Warming

Perhaps we should dig a little deeper into Charles Blunt’s description of the cycles of climate change. There have been five mass extinctions on earth since life began. All but one was caused by the warming of the earth by... — Updated 9/25/2019


Banned Books, Closed Minds

This week, Sept. 22-28, is Banned Books Week, an annual event that highlights efforts to ban books in public schools and libraries. Some of the books that people have attempted to ban – successfully or not – include some of... — Updated 9/25/2019


Rosman Heritage Day Set

Rosman’s “Heritage Day” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. The day is sponsored by the town of Rosman and will be held on the town hall grounds. The town hall’s “Heritage Room” will feature displays... — Updated 9/25/2019

 By John Lanier    News

Woodruff Calls 2020 Election A 'Toss Up' – Brevard, NC

Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, told a packed house at Brevard College’s Porter Center last Thursday evening that the 2020 presidential election is a “toss up.” Woodruff was the 14th speaker in... — Updated 9/25/2019


Public Lands Celebrated

This Saturday, National Public Lands Day will be celebrated with the second annual DuPont Forest Festival, free access at the Cradle of Forestry and the annual National Hunting and Fishing Day at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife... — Updated 9/25/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

State Fines Pisgah Paws – Brevard, NC

The owner of Pisgah Paws Café on North Broad Street in Brevard will appeal an $850 fine by the N.C. Department of Agriculture (NCDA) on Sept. 12 for several code violations after an inspection. The civil penalty, according to the... — Updated 9/25/2019


United Way CEO Resigns –Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will begin looking for a new chief executive officer (CEO) after Louis E. Negrón recently announced his plans to relocate to the Charlotte area. Negrón, who tendered his resignation at a... — Updated 9/25/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

State Cuts Mental Health Funding – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution asking the N.C. General Assembly to stop cutting Vaya Health’s single-stream funding and to allow it to use its savings to reinvest in services and community... — Updated 9/25/2019


Legionnaires' Disease Case Reported In Transylvania –Transylvania County, NC

Health department officials confirmed Wednesday morning one case of Legionnaires’ disease in Transylvania County in an outbreak that is being reported among those who attended the N.C. Mountain State Fair from Sept. 6 -15. “We... — Updated 9/25/2019


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