Articles from the October 24, 2019 edition

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Cantrell Creek

Every week some group of volunteers is engaged in an activity that benefits this county and its residents. While space does not allow us to mention all of them, one of the more impressive and long-term efforts was the completion of... — Updated 10/30/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Hears Skate Park Concerns – Brevard, NC

The proposed Tannery Skate Park was the main topic during the public comment period at Monday’s Brevard City council meeting. The recently built skate park has never been opened, as previously reported, because of liability... — Updated 10/25/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

TDA Report: Accommodation Revenues Doubled – Transylvania County, NC

In the 2011/12 fiscal year, slightly more than $9 million in accommodation revenues was reported in Transylvania County, while this past fiscal year that number had jumped to more... — Updated 10/24/2019


Neighborhoods Spooked By Scary Sights

Halloween decorations around town show the festive spirit.... — Updated 10/24/2019


Halloweenfest To Welcome Cookie Monster – Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: This Saturday, downtown Brevard will host the 37th annual Halloweenfest. More details about this Saturday’s activities are below. Get Set Transylvania, a collaboration of over 24 local organizations focused on... — Updated 10/24/2019


Rosenwald News

We start off our news with birthday greetings for a birthday boy. Many happy returns and best wishes for Charlie Whitmire. Smiling, out and about, still dancing whenever the... — Updated 10/23/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

First Round Of Prep Volleyball Playoffs Set For Saturday

With the regular season wrapping up, the path to a state championship begins this weekend as the prep volleyball playoffs kick off on Saturday. The NCHSAA doesn’t release the final brackets until Thursday, but both Brevard and... — Updated 10/23/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Conference Title In The Balance As Brevard Hosts Smoky

It’s only the last week of October, but there will be a playoff atmosphere at Brevard Memorial Stadium on Friday night as the Brevard Blue Devils host the Smoky Mountain Mustangs with all the marbles up for grabs. Brevard (7-1)... — Updated 10/23/2019


Greystone Inn Voted One Of Top Resorts In The South

The Greystone Inn is proud to announce that they were voted as one of the top resorts in the South in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards, coming in at number 11 on the list. More than 600,000 of the... — Updated 10/23/2019


Raffle Of Photograph To Benefit Meals On Wheels – Brevard, NC

Meals On Wheels of Brevard is raffling off a 20-inch by 30-inch waterfall photograph, donated by Rob Travis of Blue Moon Gallery, as a fundraiser for the financially strapped charit... — Updated 10/23/2019


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Rosman News

Tiger Football The RHS varsity football team will travel to Murphy this Friday. Kick off is 7:30 p.m. Trunk or Treat Oak Grove Oak Grove Baptist Church on Kim Miller Road will be having Trunk or Treat at 6 p.m., Oct. 31. Meals of... — Updated 10/23/2019


Lake Toxaway News

Music And Dinner The last dinner of the season at the Lake Toxaway Community Center will be this Friday. Nick Chandler and Delivered will perform. Dinner on Friday will be... — Updated 10/23/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Thanksgiving Potluck Monday, Nov. 11, will be the annual Thanksgiving Dinner potluck at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. You are asked to bring your favorite... — Updated 10/23/2019


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Oct. 27, Keith Thompson will bring the message, “A Prayerful Posture,” with the Scripture reference from Luke 18:9-14. Worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. A... — Updated 10/23/2019


Lord's Supper: Sacrament For Troubled Times

Sunday, Oct. 6, was World Communion Sunday. Members of our congregation celebrated the Lord’s Supper with thousands of Christians the world over. That experience is always touching for me. When I hear the words of invitation-... — Updated 10/23/2019


Local Archers Hit The Mark At 4-H State Competition

Recently, a group of local youth archers competed in the 4-H state competition, with several bringing home medals for top finishes. Upon completion of a short-term 4-H archery... — Updated 10/23/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Come Off Bye Week With Road Trip To Murphy

With an extra week of preparation following a bye, the Rosman Tigers get back into the fray of the Smoky Mountain Conference by taking on the new winningest coach in North Carolina. The Tigers (1-7) travel to Murphy (7-1) one week... — Updated 10/23/2019


Popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge Returns

The popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge is back. Participants are invited to take on eight hikes, all on lands that Conserving Carolina has helped protect. The challenge will take hikers to new trails, dramatic views, famous... — Updated 10/23/2019


Cathey's Creek News

October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and churches are showing their appreciation for their pastors and may have already done so. The pastor of a church is the leader and teacher. Cathey’s Creek Baptist Church On Sunday, Oct. 27,... — Updated 10/23/2019


Salvation Army Seeking Kettle Drive Volunteers

With the holiday season quickly approaching, The Salvation Army is asking for volunteers and sponsors for its Red Kettle Drive. The bell ringing starts on Nov. 16 and ends on Dec. 24. Paid positions are available, but volunteering... — Updated 10/23/2019

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Talks Building Options – Transylvania County, NC

During an update on the proposed new construction for Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education was informed by Board Chairwoman Tawny McCoy that extending Rosman High... — Updated 10/23/2019


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. Be... — Updated 10/23/2019


Dunn's Rock News

A Team To Remember After tucking into a hardy meal of pinto beans and cornbread, made with locally grown and milled corn, folks at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center returned to the world of 1963 last Thursday. They were... — Updated 10/23/2019


Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Halloweenfest – Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy Brevard’s Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. During gallery walk the TC Arts Council will host an opening reception for their new exhibi... — Updated 10/23/2019


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