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Articles from the October 10, 2019 edition

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 By Alex Perri    News

Forest Festival Carries On Long Tradition– Transylvania County, NC

On Saturday, the Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest held the 2019 Forest Festival, where visitors gathered to watch the Woodsman Meet, a lumberjack skill competition, and... — Updated 10/11/2019


Try Simple Ways To Kick Bad Habits

Bad habits run the gamut, from the relatively innocuous, such as biting one’s nails, to the potentially deadly, such as smoking tobacco. As much as people may strive to avoid bad... — Updated 10/9/2019


Lenhart's Late Header Gives Tornados Overtime Win Against Pfeiffer

In the final seconds of the first overtime period, senior defender Eric Lenhart's header off a corner kick from freshman midfielder Joao Monteiro found the back of the net to clinch the Brevard College Tornados men's soccer team's... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Face Tough Test In Hosting Undefeated Swain County

There’s no rest for the weary and there are no easy weeks in the Smoky Mountain Conference. The Rosman Tigers (1-6) know both all too well as they prepare for another SMC challenge this Friday night as they host Swain County.... — Updated 10/9/2019


Doris Pangle Rogers

Doris Pangle Rogers, 92 of Rosman, passed away Sunday Oct. 6, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Bessie Pangle. Two brothers, Carlos and Alton Pangle, also predeceased her. She retired from MB Industries Inc. after 37 years of... — Updated 10/9/2019


Jackson Lee Stone

Jackson Lee Stone, 26, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. He was the son of Ron Carver and the late Elizabeth Ruth Farmer Carver. He graduated from Brevard... — Updated 10/9/2019


Clyde H. Gaddy

Clyde H. Gaddy, 65, of Hendersonville, formerly of Transylvania County, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville. He was born in Transylvania County, Aug. 20, 1954, to the late James Lawrence Gaddy... — Updated 10/9/2019


Jimmie Peterson Loftis Ferguson

Jimmie Peterson Loftis Ferguson, 90, of Brevard, passed from her earthly home to her heavenly home Oct. 8, 2019. She was the oldest child of the late Macie Wells Peterson and James... — Updated 10/9/2019


Shirley Ennis Davis

Shirley Ennis Davis, 96, our beloved mother and friend, passed away the morning of Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. Since November 2010, she resided at 86 Sunrise Lane, in Pisgah Forest.... — Updated 10/9/2019


Hal Victor Cartwright

Hal Victor Cartwright died Sept. 30, 2019, at the age of 96. He is the second son of the late Zack Cartwright, an author, and Carroll Churchill Cartwright, an accomplished artist. A... — Updated 10/9/2019


Joseph Eugene "Gene" Bracken

Joseph Eugene “Gene” Bracken, 72, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at his residence. A native of Transylvania County, he was a son of Annie Golden Bracken and the... — Updated 10/9/2019


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. for our annual Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans service. Keith Thompson will be preaching the sermon, “Why Do You Come to Church?” The Montreat... — Updated 10/9/2019


St. Timothy Continues AGAPE Outreach Project To Armenia

Project AGAPE (American Greater Armenian Partnership Efforts) is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina and Western NC Conferences of the United Methodist Church to partner... — Updated 10/9/2019


Brevard's SCORE Branch Offers Business Tune-Up Series Workshops

A workshop is planned for people who are just beginning to discuss if they really want to commit to creating an active and healthy business or nonprofit. Participants will learn by sharing and scoring their own answers. SCORE... — Updated 10/9/2019


Rosman News

Auction The auction, originally scheduled as part of Rosman’s Heritage Day, was postponed due to inclement weather and will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14. It will be held inside the Rosman Town Hall, and Berlis Owen will be... — Updated 10/9/2019


Brevard Runners Record Career Days At Wendy's Invitational

With the best weather of the season promised in the forecast and coming off a team retreat weekend in Beech Mountain and Boone, the Brevard cross country team entered last Saturday’s Wendy’s Invitational – one of the largest... — Updated 10/9/2019


Mustangs Rally To Defeat Blue Devils In Penalty Shootout

It was a tough night for the Brevard Blue Devils on Monday, as they watched the Smoky Mountain Mustangs come back from a two-goal halftime deficit to tie things up and ultimately... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Welcome Eagles To Open Mountain Six Play

October football has arrived, and with it, comes the start of conference play. The Brevard Blue Devils (5-1) open up Mountain Six competition this Friday against East Henderson. The Eagles (1-5) are mired in a four-game stretch... — Updated 10/9/2019


Balsam Grove News

Blood Drive There will be a blood drive at the Balsam Grove Community Center from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27. We will take appointments and walk-ins. If you need more information, call Bernice Powell at 884-6058. Bread... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Downtown Brevard Businesses Report Good Summer Sales – Brevard, NC

Several downtown Brevard storeowners reported sales were good this summer. Ann Hollingsworth, owner of Main Street, Ltd., said her store fared well during the summer because of her “loyal customers,” but added that she is... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Building Full Speed Ahead On Asheville Highway – Brevard, NC

Construction projects along the Asheville Highway in Brevard are gaining steam, and soon several new or improved businesses will be open to the public. Cookout Drivers have likely... — Updated 10/9/2019


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Little River News

Little River Community A barbecue fundraiser for Little River Community Center will be held Oct. 12. BBQ plates are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. The meal includes slaw, barbecue, baked beans, a roll and a drink. If... — Updated 10/9/2019


Rosenwald News

Malford Jeter Jr. reported his successful completion in two martial art tournaments: Muay Thai point Kick Boxing at Lake Norman and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Asheville at Open Source.... — Updated 10/9/2019


Dunn's Rock News

Bringing History Alive What started as a class project for Leslie Borhaug's students in 2005, revived an important piece of county history and inspired an award-winning... — Updated 10/9/2019


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