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Brevard Visit Leads To Broadway – Brevard NC

People with Transylvania County connections have been making a splash recently in show business, including "Big Brother," "Master Chef" and "House Hunters." A Broadway musical can now be added to that...

 

New Pisgah District Ranger Chosen – Pisgah Forest NC

Dave Casey has been named as the new district ranger for the Pisgah Ranger District. Casey was most recently the district ranger on the Bankhead Ranger District on the national forests in Alabama....

 

One-Stop Voting Ends At 1 p.m., Saturday – Brevard NC

Through Tuesday, 8,583 registered Transylvania County voters have cast ballots, according to the Board of Elections. Of the amount, 2,724 registered Democrats, 2,881 registered Republicans and 2,959 unaffiliated voters have cast ballots. Nineteen...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 3, 2016

Gasoline Pipeline Could Be Fixed By Weekend – Brevard NC

The possibility of another gas shortage had Transylvania County motorists rushing to local gas stations to fill up Tuesday morning, but the problem could be fixed by this weekend. The rush was caused...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 3, 2016

Salvation Army Needs Some Kettle Assistance – Brevard NC

The Salvation Army is trying to get local businesses to help out as it gets set to begin its annual kettle fundraiser. The Salvation Army can’t always attract enough volunteers to ring the bells at the kettles in front of stores, so they have to...

 

Law & Order – Transylvania County NC

•Jennifer Lynn Langley, 38, was arrested on Oct. 27 for one count of felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, and felony possession of stolen property. She has been placed in the Transylvania County jail with a...

 

Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners Announced – Brevard NC

Angel and Bentlee Lance took first place, and $100, in the children's division of The Transylvania Times' "Pumpkin Carving" contest....

 

Terry Gilbert Dillard

Terry Gilbert Dillard, 87, of Mills River, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Born in Jackson County, he's a son of the late V.N. and Minnie Cope Dillard, of Dillard, Ga. In...

 

Katie Smathers To Give Recital Nov. 4 – Brevard NC

The Music Department at Brevard College will present Brevard High graduate and senior Katie Smathers in recital on Friday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. in The Porter Center for Performing Arts' Scott Concert...

 

Peled Talks About His Pablo Casals Journey – Brevard NC

John F. Kennedy's presidency would light up the arts in America as never before. And no event would more symbolize that than the 1961 White House concert played by cellist Pablo Casals, then almost...

 

TRH Opens Women's Imaging Suite – Brevard NC

Members of the community got a first-hand look at the new Women's Imaging Suite at Transylvania Regional Hospital with an open house event on Thursday, Oct. 27. The suite features a GE 3-D...

 

The Co-Ed Cinema And FOTAS Team Up Again

For those who are wondering what to do with the kids over Thanksgiving, come watch “Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure” at Brevard’s own Co-Ed Cinema at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. Thanks to Co-ed owner Abby Steel, a dedicated animal lover,...

 

Akridge, Allender Engagement Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Don Akridge, of Lake Toxaway, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Michele Akridge, to James Zachary Allender, son of Mike Ford and Christy Allender, of Mars...

 

News Of Organizaitons

AARP AARP/Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Glens at Aberdeen Community Clubhouse off Butler Bridge Road, between U.S. 25 and Highway 280 in Mills River. Bring a dish to share and a “white elephant” or two for the...

 

The Transylvania County Library Has Rain Garden – Brevard NC

The rain gardens at the Transylvania County Library were constructed by Transylvania County Cooperative Extension and are now maintained by the Extension Master Gardeners. This article follows up an article published in The Transylvania Times on...

 

AARP Smart Driver Program Offered At Silvermont Nov. 15 – Brevard NC

The AARP Driver Safety program just got “smarter.” The AARP program that has helped older drivers stay safe, educated and confident behind the wheel since 1979, has updated the program initially known as 55 Alive. The new and updated program is...

 

Brevard Battles Pisgah For Share Of Conference Crown – Brevard NC

If you had written this script before the season, it would have been ruled out as too fantastic. A team going 2-20 over two years rebounding to go 8-2 and facing their rival in the home finale for a shot at a conference title? As improbable as it...

 

Lady Blue Devils XC Team, Graham, Robinson On To State – Brevard NC

Graham and Andrew Robinson waited for a morning where everything clicked. On Saturday they got their wish, as the duo finished 1-2 to earn their ticket to state, an hour before the girls earned their...

 

Tornados Place Sixth, Vega Takes Seventh At Hummingbird Intercollegiate – Brevard NC

Senior Luis Vega (Madrid, Spain) carded back-to-back rounds of 72, for a two-over par seventh-place performance, as the Brevard College men's golf team wrapped up their 2016 fall campaign with a...

 

Greens Club Brings New Life To Bug Mansion – Brevard NC

Insects making their home at Brevard College recently got an upgrade. The Brevard College Greens club, along with Brevard College faculty Maureen Drinkard and Jim Reynolds recently restored the...

 

Pisgah Forest Students Selected For State Honors Chorus – Pisgah Forest NC

Pisgah Forest Elementary School music teacher Carolyn Smith has announced that three students have been selected for the 2016 North Carolina State Elementary Honors Chorus. Honors Chorus occurs...

 

Tigers Conclude Regular Season At Home Against Murphy – Rosman NC

Last week, the Rosman Tigers put together of one their best performances of the season and defeated Trinity Academy 33-14 on the road. Hopefully, the Tigers have more in the tank as they wrap up their regular season with a home date against Murphy. T...

 

Tornados Shock Bulldogs 1-0 In SAC Quarterfinal Match – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados (8-8-2, 5-7 SAC) stunned the No. 1 Wingate Bulldogs (14-1, 11-1 SAC) by a final of 1-0 in South Atlantic Conference quarterfinal action, Tuesday night in Wingate, N.C. “Absolute brilliant effort by this team...

 

Postponement Of Prep Football Playoffs Creates Overlap With Winter Sports – Brevard NC

While the first official day of practice for basketball and wrestling was Monday, Brevard and Rosman high schools might have to postpone some winter sports in order to accommodate the playoff football schedule. The prep football playoffs were pushed...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County NC

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Nov. 6, the Lord’s Supper will be observed at both worship services. Keith Thompson will be preaching on, “48 Hours, This Side of Tuesday.” Music for worship will be provided by the Chancel...

 

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