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Brevard Man Shot, Another Arrested-Brevard NC

A man was shot Thursday night in Brevard, leading to one arrest. Dekarlos R. James, 26, was arrested Friday for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and he has been... — Updated 10/13/2017

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Closer To Making Courthouse Decision

After years of study and deliberation, commissioners could make a decision on the Transylvania County Courthouse during their first scheduled meeting in November. During Tuesday’s commissioner meeting, Dan Mace, with Moseley Arch... — Updated 10/13/2017


BLT To Hold Auditions For 'Curtain Call Series' - Brevard, NC

Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) will hold two auditions for “Old Time Radio Shows,” part of BLT’s “Curtain Call Series.” Auditions will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m. and Sunday Oct. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Brevard... — Updated 10/11/2017


Rosman Senior Students Spend A Day In Service - Rosman, NC

The annual tradition of Senior Service Day is a chance to instill in Rosman High School students the idea of helping others. On Oct. 3., 73 students and seven adults worked at... — Updated 10/11/2017

 By Matt McGregor    News

Locals Worry About DACA's Future

Laura Perez has built a life for herself in Transylvania County after her grandmother put her and her two brothers on a bus in Veracruz, Mexico, that would bring them to the United States in 2003, when she was only 14. Perez first... — Updated 10/11/2017


Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 12, 2017 - Brevard, NC

Leaf Report The fall color can still best be viewed along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the higher elevations. Autumn colors can also be see in DuPont State Recreational Forest this... — Updated 10/11/2017 Full story


Dorothy Galloway King

Dorothy Galloway King, 73, passed away Sept. 21, 2017, in Fayetteville, N.C. Born in Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Marie Galloway Meece and Culwell Galloway. Survivors include two sons, Richard Haire and... — Updated 10/11/2017


Helen Ball Nye

Helen Ball Nye, 84, of Brevard, died peacefully Oct. 5, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. Born in Jamestown, N.Y., she moved to Florida in 1970, retired from Winn... — Updated 10/11/2017


Margaret Castle (Peggy) McGoldrick

Margaret Castle (Peggy) McGoldrick died at her home in Brevard Oct. 9, 2017, at age 91. She was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Shiloh, N.J., to Kenneth and Mary Roberts. A self-professed... — Updated 10/11/2017

 By Lee Hamilton    Opinion

Guest Column: It's What We Do That Counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, “Home on the Range.” You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouraging word”? That is not the United States right now. It feels like pretty much everywhere I... — Updated 10/11/2017


Copelof For City Council

With early voting for Brevard City Council just around the corner (Oct. 19), it’s important for us to focus on candidates who can make a difference. Maureen Copelof is one candidate poised to make a terrific difference! Since... — Updated 10/11/2017



In 868 a Chinese monk created a book called the Diamond Sutra. The British Library calls this “the earliest complete survival of a dated printed book.” In 1440, 600 years later, a German, Johannes Gutenberg, invented the... — Updated 10/11/2017


Legal Notices for October 12, 2017



The Most Serious Matter

By far the most worrisome and serious issue facing America is the brinksmanship and possible nuclear conflict with North Korea. Many other issues – health care, tax reform, immigration, etc. – are important but they all become... — Updated 10/11/2017


Lady Slipper Speaker Series Features Monarch Enthusiast

The Lady Slipper Speaker Series, presented by Conserving Carolina – formerly Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy and Pacolet Area Conservancy – welcomes Kim Bailey to Brevard... — Updated 10/11/2017


Conserving Carolina Director To Speak To Historical Society - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Historical Society invites the public to attend their Annual Meeting on Nov. 7 at Lola’s at the Old Hickory House in Brevard. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner. A short business meeting will... — Updated 10/11/2017


Habitat For Humanity Completes 62nd Home - Rosman, NC

Recently, Transylvania Habitat for Humanity celebrated the completion of home number 62 for the Reese family in the Rosman community of Rosman Trails. The Rev. Lauren Sims-Salata... — Updated 10/11/2017


Local NAMI Chapter To Host Family Crisis Panel On Oct. 24 - Brevard, NC

In holding NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) “Family-to-Family” over the years, we’ve met many participants who have wanted to be part of the treatment team for their loved ones. This can be challenging if the one... — Updated 10/11/2017


Kirkin' O' The Tartan Will Take Place Oct. 15 At Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian - Brevard, NC

Heralded by the stirring music of the Montreat Scottish Pipes and Drums, the much-loved annual Kirkin' o' the Tartan service will be celebrated at Brevard-Davidson River... — Updated 10/11/2017


The Journey Inward: Have Truth Telling And Civility Fallen On Hard Times?

In his book, “Finding Freedom,” Jarvis Jay Masters, a death row inmate, tells a story about how his cell neighbor, Omar, reminded him of the incivility outside prison walls. One evening Omar, yelled out, “Hey Jarvis, check... — Updated 10/11/2017


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday morning at 8:30 and 11 for our annual Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans service. Keith Thompson’s message for the morning will be, “Recovering a Lost Tradition.” As part of... — Updated 10/11/2017


Land Of Waterfalls Camera: Club Meets With Guest Speaker

The Land of Waterfalls Camera Club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Transylvania Parks and Recreation Department, located at 150 Ecusta... — Updated 10/11/2017


With Brevard Philharmonic Sunday: Award Winning Ukranian Violinist To Perform - Brevard, NC

Two spectacular internationally celebrated musicians will open the 41st season with the Brevard Philharmonic this Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard... — Updated 10/11/2017


Funk Rush And Mac Arnold To Play In Brevard This Weekend - Brevard, NC

Funk Rush, a dynamic instrumental quartet blending funk, form and improvisation, takes the stage at 185 King St. this Friday at 8 p.m. Their debut full-length album was released in August. Scott Newell (guitar) started his musical... — Updated 10/11/2017


TCHG Fall Craft Show And Sale Is Oct. 13-14 - Brevard, NC

Stimulate your imagination at the Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild Fall Craft Show and Sale on Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. under the tent at... — Updated 10/11/2017


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