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 By Willow Walker    News

Recycling 101: Transylvania And Beyond

Welcome back to our third story in a series exploring waste and material management in Transylvania County. This week, we'll look at recycling as an industry, how and why materials... — Updated 10/4/2018

 By Willow Walker    News

Recycling Report Card: Making The Grade

We'll now take a look at the economics of recycling each type of household material collected in Transylvania County and follow the course of these materials when they leave the county. It is important to note that just because... — Updated 10/4/2018

 By Marvin Joseph    Sports

Tornados Clash With Monarchs In BC's Home Opener - Brevard NC

Head Coach Bill Khayat and the 2018 Brevard College football team (0-3, 0-1) look to right the ship at home this Saturday as they host the Methodist Monarchs in a clash of two USA South Conference institutions at Brevard Memorial... — Updated 10/3/2018


Volunteers Needed For Halloweenfest

Heart of Brevard needs volunteers to help with the Halloweenfest. This is one of Transylvania’s biggest and most spook-tacular festivals for everyone and is only possible with the amazing help from volunteers. Can you help? If... — Updated 10/3/2018


'Camping In The Old Style' Re-created At The Cradle Of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites the public to explore a re-created campsite of the early 1900s during its “Camping in the Old Style” event, Saturday, Oct. 13. A classic camping interpretive team known as the Acorn... — Updated 10/3/2018


Rickey Ray Galloway

Rickey Ray Galloway, 65, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, Sept. 30, 2018, at the V.A. Hospital in Richmond, Va., after an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his father, R.G. “Cotton... — Updated 10/3/2018


Alan G. Scheaffer

Alan G. Scheaffer, of Brevard, left for Heaven on a beautiful fall evening at the Charles George (VA) Medical Center in Asheville. He was born in Manhattan, New York City, N.Y., June 12, 1940, to parents C. Gibson and LeMae Gifford... — Updated 10/3/2018


James Fred Burkholder

James Fred Burkholder, 70, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at The Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Pennsylvania, he was he son of the late Glenn and Ruth Cupp Burkholder. A United States Navy veteran, he was... — Updated 10/3/2018


Paying People More Is The Right Thing To Do

By Norah Davis What if you work one or two or even three jobs and still don't make enough money to own or rent a decent house, or enough to make sure that your family is adequately... — Updated 10/3/2018


Visitors to Autumn Fest enjoy tasting different varieties of apples. (Courtesy photo)

In gratitude for the support shown to EXIT Mountain Realty by the local community, the real estate brokerage recently launched Habitat for Humanity Donation Matching, according to a press release. In 2017, EXIT invited the... — Updated 10/3/2018


Autumn Fest To Be Held At Local Farmers' Market

Thanks to sponsor Transylvania Regional Hospital, a fun and festive event to celebrate fall is planned as the Transylvania Farmers' Market holds its annual Autumn Fest from 8 a.m.... — Updated 10/3/2018


Legal Notices: Oct. 4, 2018

CREDITOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Gussie Lee Capps, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit... — Updated 10/3/2018


Vietnam Memorial Welcomes Veterans Home HomeBrothers And Sisters

Family members searching a black granite wall for remembrances of their loved ones. A grieving mother touching the engraved name of her son, lost to her decades ago in a war on the... — Updated 10/3/2018


Putting Your Garden To Bed For The Winter

The temperatures around here are still warm. The sun still shines a lot, so it is hard to think about winter, even though, officially, it is only 10 weeks away. But our gardens done... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

David Tepper Wasting No Time Making The Panthers His Own

There’s a new sheriff in Charlotte, and his name is David Tepper. It’s barely been five months since the billionaire hedge fund manager purchased the Carolina Panthers, but already, Tepper’s fingerprints are all over the... — Updated 10/3/2018


Prime Of Life Festival Planned

The 2018 WNC Prime of Life Festival is coming to Blue Ridge Community College on Saturday, Oct. 6, and admission is free. Now in its 15th year, the Prime of Life Festival began in Rutherford County, expanded into Polk County, and h... — Updated 10/3/2018


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