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Articles from the October 1, 2018 edition

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 By Phillip Latter    Sports

Brevard Puts Together Strong Showing At Weekend Meet - Brevard NC

During a fall season in which it seems like every Brevard High School program is having enormous success, the cross country runners kept that momentum going at the Ramble by the... — Updated 10/2/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Fight To Keep Pace In Conference Standings - Rosman NC

The Rosman Lady Tigers knew they needed to handle business last week, and they did just that. With the regular season winding down, Rosman needed a pair of home wins to keep up... — Updated 10/2/2018


Election 2018: N.C. House, Senate - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Candidates for the Board of Education, Transylvania sheriff, Board of Commissioners, and state House and state Senate took part in a candidate forum recently at the library. School board and sheriff candidates... — Updated 10/2/2018

 By Park Baker    News

Effort Eyes Collecting $1 At A Time - Brevard NC

Brenda Birrell is just visiting Brevard, but while she is here she is on a mission to raise $6,000 for the One Dollar For Life (ODFL) nonprofit. Birrell, the ODFL’s program manager and media relations director, has only been in... — Updated 10/2/2018


County Responds To Animal Shelter Complaints - Brevard NC

The county has responded after it was accused of withholding public records associated with the animal shelter and was being uncooperative with local rescue groups. Those allegations have been made on social media and during... — Updated 10/2/2018


Legal Notices: Oct. 1, 2018



Mulally Bike Being Raffled For Can'd Aid Foundation

Brevard resident and professional downhill mountain bike racer Neko Mulally is raffling his 2018 World Championship's bike to benefit the Can'd Aid Foundation, the nonprofit arm of... — Updated 10/1/2018


Weekly Outdoor Destination: Key Falls

This week's outdoor destination is Key Falls, located behind the Key Falls Inn off Crab Creek Road. This may be one of the more easily accessible waterfalls in Transylvania County,... — Updated 10/1/2018


Virgil Ray Hogsed

Virgil Ray Hogsed, 64, of the Silversteen Community, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Burlin and Doris Mae Owen... — Updated 10/1/2018


Johnny Edward Wright

Johnny Edward Wright, 79, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after a long, hard battle with health issues. He was the son of the late Jim and... — Updated 10/1/2018


Morgan Lewis Jones

Morgan Lewis Jones, 86, of Brevard and Tampa, Fla., passed away Sept. 25, 2018, at Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, Fla. Born Aug. 6, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the... — Updated 10/1/2018


James Braxton Woodring

James Braxton Woodring, 78, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 26, 2018, at Accordius Healthcare of Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Joseph Earl and Elise Golden Woodring. In addition to his parents,... — Updated 10/1/2018


Pastor Donald Lee Riddle

Pastor Donald Lee Riddle, 70, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Lee and Margaret Riddle. He was preceded in death by his sister, Geneva... — Updated 10/1/2018


Brevard College Names Atrium For Grace And Ed Roy

The atrium at Brevard College's McLarty-Goodson Academic Building was packed with alumni and community friends as the college named the space after retired professors and major... — Updated 10/1/2018

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Tigers Fall To Black Knights In Road SMC Contest - Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers traveled to Robbinsville High School Friday night to Big Oak Stadium riding a two-game winning streak. Big Oak is one of the toughest places to play in the entire... — Updated 10/1/2018


Furrs Provide BRCC Scholarships, Inspiration

After Daniel Furr died from alcohol poisoning nearly 10 years ago on Dec. 27, 2008, his parents, Joe and Sandra Furr, decided to make a concentrated effort to help other youth in... — Updated 10/1/2018


Blessing Of The Animals To Be Held At St. Philip's

St. Philip's Episcopal Church will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis by hosting a Blessing of the Animals service at 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7. The community is invited to come and... — Updated 10/1/2018


Eldest Mountain Sun Alumni Continue Their Journey

In 2014, Mountain Sun Community School graduated its first eighth-grade class. Four students completed their education with Mountain Sun that year and went on to Brevard High School. Four years later, these students are moving... — Updated 10/1/2018


Everyday Education: Too Much Screen Time? Not In Our Schools

You'd be hard-pressed these days not to find a newspaper article, online news outlet or social media site that doesn't lament our children's excessive screen time. Phones,... — Updated 10/1/2018


Tornados Hosting Football Fundraiser At Saturday's Game - Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornado football team will be hosting a fundraiser raffle this Saturday, Oct. 6, at their first home game of the season. The raffle features a vacation get-away to Helen, Ga. Included in the raffle are two... — Updated 10/1/2018


Brevard First United Methodist Church's Annual Great Day of Service - Brevard NC

Up to 100 volunteers came out Saturday to assist in Brevard First United Methodist Church's (UMC) annual "Great Day of Service." Several groups were sent to different locations to... — Updated 10/1/2018


Short Film 'Power Out' Is Looking For Cast And Crew - Brevard NC

Howard thinks the only way to connect is online. But what happens when the power goes out? Next Frame Media will be shooting this short film entitled “Power Out” on the weekend of Oct. 13 and 14 in the Brevard area. They are... — Updated 10/1/2018

 By Pam Drellow    Arts

Friends Of Library To Hold Book Sale - Brevard NC

"I love walking into a book sale. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me, reads an amusing sign outside a library. Beginning Oct. 6, there will be... — Updated 10/1/2018


'Football Fantasy Dance' Planned - Brevard NC

Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club will hold a “Football Fantasy Dance” on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Whitmire Activity Building, located at 310 Lily Pond Road in Hendersonville. Wear your favorite team T-shirt. Due to... — Updated 10/1/2018


Early Childhood Initiative: A Work In Progress - Brevard NC

During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting last week, County Manager Jaime Laughter gave an update on the Early Childhood Initiative (ECI). The ECI was started three years ago and saw the release of the State of the... — Updated 10/1/2018


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