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 By Park Baker    News    November 1, 2018

Campaign Funding Looked At - Brevard NC

A look at the campaign donations for the N.C. House District 113 race between Democrat Sam Edney and Republican incumbent Cody Henson shows Edney has almost tripled the number of campaign contributions as Henson. Edney, who is running for the...

 

'Gullah Secrets' Now Available - Brevard NC

Local author Susan Gabriel's latest southern novel, "Gullah Secrets," is now available. The long-awaited sequel to the Amazon bestselling novel, "Temple Secrets," takes place on an island outside of...

 
 By Park Baker    Arts    November 1, 2018

Film Lover Wants To Have A Conversation-Brevard NC

Brevard resident Philip Henry wants everyone who is passionate about film to join him for the Pisgah Film Project, a series where Henry hopes to not only showcase film as art but to also engage...

 

Solo Clarinetist To Perform In An All Mozart Afternoon

Steve Cohen, soloist and chamber performer throughout the U.S. and around the world, comes from a musical family. Although both his father and his son chose the clarinet, Steve nearly went in another...

 

Transylvania County Library To Kick Off International Games Week Monday - Brevard NC

Monday, Nov. 5, kicks-off International Games Week around the world. Transylvania County Library will join thousands of libraries in the eleventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries: International Games Week @ Your Library. This free, drop-in,...

 

Performing Arts Center To Show 'Julie' - Highlands NC

The Highlands Per-forming Arts Center will present the National Theatre of London’s production of “Julie,” live via satellite, on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m. This production contains strong language, scenes of a sexual nature and strobe...

 
 By Pam Drellow    Arts    November 1, 2018

Library's Book Sale Nets More Than $14,000 - Brevard NC

The Friends of the Library (FOL) report that their recent book sale brought in more than $14,000, funds that will go a long way in continuing to support the many free programs and activities it sponsors at the Transylvania County Library. By all...

 

Looking Glass Writers' Conference Set For May - Brevard NC

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference, sponsored by Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation. Intended to encourage all genres of creative writing around a common theme of...

 

BMC's Free Monday Concert To Feature Pianist Daniela Liebman - Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College in Brevard, has announced the next offering in its free Community Concert Series. On Monday, Nov. 5, at 12:30 p.m., BMC’s First Mondays concert held at the Porter Center at Brevard...

 

Tigers Travel To Hayesville For Regular Season Finale - Rosman NC

It was a tough October for the Rosman football team, but with the pages of the calendar turning to November, the Tigers have a chance to close out their regular season with a conference victory and make a push toward a playoff run. To accomplish thos...

 

Whitmire Grading, Pisgah Pest Win Fall Softball Title - Brevard NC

After a great season, the Isaac Homes Youth Shelter fall softball league recently wrapped up play, with Whitmire Grading and Pisgah Pest sweeping the team titles. Whitmire Grading finished the...

 

Obituary: Ruth Childs Brown

Ruth Childs Brown, 91, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at Martha Franks Baptist Retirement Center in Laurens, S.C. A native of Hendersonville, she was the daughter of the late Samuel James Childs Jr. and Jessie McCune Childs. She was a graduate...

 

Obituary: Tony D. Dotson

Tony D. Dotson, 80, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Moody-Connolly Funeral Home will announce the arrangements....

 

Obituary: Wallace K. Foster Jr.

Wallace K. Foster Jr., 73, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, after a hard fought battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was the son of the late Wallace K. Foster Sr. and Cora Wilson Foster. He was preceded in death by his sister,...

 

Obituary: Frank E.J. "Jeff" Miller

Frank E.J. "Jeff" Miller, 73, of Brevard, passed away from complications of dementia, Oct. 25, 2018, in his home surrounded by family. He was born on Nov. 3, 1944, in Ft. Jackson, S.C., to Frank E.J....

 

Obituary: Ronald Truman Rogers

Ronald Truman Rogers, 69, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. He was the son of the late Truman and Iva Lee Thomas Rogers. A native of Transylvania County, he served his country as a United States Marine. He was a very generous and...

 

Obituary: Bobby Eugene "Gene" Scruggs

Bobby Eugene Scruggs, 76, of the Silversteen Community, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. A native of Elba, Ala., he was the son of the late Ila May and William Dimpsey Scruggs. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his bro...

 

Habitat For Humanity Holds Annual Meeting - Brevard NC

Recently, Transylvania Habitat for Humanity held its annual meeting, which was open to the public in the Habitat ReStore board room. Board president Don Campbell called the meeting to order and...

 

Election 2018 Update - Brevard NC

Through Tuesday, 7,224 Transylvania County voters have cast ballots during early voting for the upcoming general election. Of that number, 2,582 were unaffiliated voters, 2,358 were Republican voters, 2,276 were Democrat voters and eight were...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 1, 2018

Witnessing The End Of An Era - Brevard NC

From the smoldering ashes of the well-celebrated past, a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center in Brevard is in the works to rise in its place. In November 2017, Brevard City Council unanimously...

 

Chamber Parade Set For Dec. 1 - Brevard NC

The Chamber of Commerce will kick off the holiday season by hosting the 47th Annual Downtown Brevard Christmas Parade at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. The chamber presents the parade as a fun way of showcasing many of the businesses and organi-zations...

 

TNRC Meeting Focuses On Landslide Dangers - Brevard NC

During the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting, members and guests heard from Rick Wooten, senior geologist with the N.C. Department of Environ-mental Quality. The topic during this council meeting was again landslide...

 

'Pack The Pantry' Set For Saturday - Brevard NC

Volunteers from Pisgah Forest Rotary Club and area churches will once again be rolling up their sleeves to “Pack the Pantry” with much needed food for Sharing House. This bi-annual Food Drive displays the best of our community, where we all do...

 

Mountain Six Title On The Line As Blue Devils Host Bears - Brevard NC

It’s not technically for all the marbles, but it may as well be. After a season where the two teams have gone a combined 17-3, the Brevard Blue Devils and Pisgah Bears will meet on Friday night with a Mountain Six Conference title hanging in the...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts 10th Annual Furr Memorial Tournament

The 10th Annual Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament was held on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Connestee Falls Golf Club. Hosts Joe and Sandra Furr were joined by 83 golfers and 19 helpful...

 

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