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Everyone Will Love These Simple Yet Sophisticated Treats

When my family and I have gone to holiday parties, I always like to bring along some sort of homemade sweet treat that everyone can enjoy. It's fun to see the looks of happy surprise when your fellow...

 

Waightstill Avery Chapter's Response To DAR National Day Of Service

Oct. 11 was the DAR National Day of Service all across America with chapters going above and beyond their usual level of giving, and the local Waightstill Avery Chapter was certainly no exception....

 

News of Organizations

A member of the Western North Carolina Chapter of Project Linus, B.J. Winchester, has sponsored a 6-foot Frazier fir tree as part of the Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for the Children’s Center of Transylvania County. Winchester’s tree will be...

 

'Women In The Military' Lecture Series Continues

On Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas, Barbara Sterrenberg, U.S. Navy Medical Officer Recruiter, will present the free program, “U.S. Navy Careers.” Sterrenberg...

 

Cathey's Creek News

Cathey’s Creek Community Center In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center, with Sunday school/Bible study starting at 10 a.m. and preaching service and singing starts at 11 a.m. The Rev. Pete Lee bring...

 

Benchmark Physical Therapy Opens Brevard Outpatient Clinic Clinic

BenchMark Physical Therapy recently opened an outpatient clinic at 102 College Station Drive, Suite 7, in Brevard. The clinic operates from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be reached at (828) 966-3129. The clinic offers outpatient...

 

Brevard Clashes With Pisgah For Mountain Six Title

Whether the season finale is in Brevard or Canton, the road to a Mountain Six Conference championship always seems to come down to the Blue Devils and the Bears. For the third time in the past four...

 

Tigers Hit The Road To Close Out Season Against Andrews

With one game left in the regular season, the Rosman Tigers have reached the end of a trying 2019 schedule. In 10 games, the Tigers have faced seven teams with a winning record – and those teams...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 7, 2019

Write-In Candidate Dinkins Wins Council Seat – Brevard, NC

A write-in candidate for the Brevard City Council, Geraldine Dinkins, and incumbents Gary Daniel and Maurice Jones were elected on Tuesday for four-year terms, while Kevin Jones missed out. In Rosman,...

 

Annual Festival Adding Wooden Trees To Display – Brevard, NC

It goes without saying the Festival of Trees in December will have plenty of gaily decorated real Christmas trees on display. But this year organizers are adding something new: wooden trees. Two...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    November 7, 2019

Wrongful Death Suit Ends With Not Guilty Verdict – Transylvania County, NC

Seven years after the death of Hank Few, his mother, Donna, had her “day in court” after a week-long trial ended when a Transylvania County Superior Civil Court jury unanimously found the 10 defendants named in her wrongful death lawsuit not...

 

Health Trust Launching Fund To Aid Nonprofits, Others Apply For Grants

The Dogwood Health Trust is launching a leverage fund to help western North Carolina nonprofits, government agencies or collaborations apply for and receive state or national funding from outside the region to support the work of improving health...

 

Farmers' Market Remains Open Even In The Coldest Months – Transylvania County, NC

The days may be cooler and the leaves may be falling, but the Transylvania Farmers’ Market continues with its year-round schedule. They will be open every Saturday during November from 8 a.m. to...

 

Rosenwald News

I held my breath last Halloween Thursday, hoping that the rain would make way to deliver clear, or at least, cloudy skies, so trick or treaters could venture out. We certainly wouldn't have wanted...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s dinner and program on Thursday, Nov. 21, will feature Dunn’s Rock neighbor Lonnie Watkins, N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) district engineer for Transylvania, Henderson and Polk counties. The evening’s me...

 

When Your Future Plans Collapse

l Have you heard the story “Welcome to Holland”? Written by Emily Perl Kingsley, the parent of a child with Down Syndrome, it’s about the experience of having your life’s expectations turned upside down: “When you’re going to have a baby,...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us for worship Sunday. The Rev. Keith Thompson is bringing the message entitled, “Celebrating God’s Faithfulness.” Sunday worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., with Sunday school classes from 9:...

 

Teresa O'Dell Hughey

Teresa O’Dell Hughey, 56, of Marietta, Ga., passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at her home. Born in Brevard, she was a daughter of the late Willard Milton O’Dell Sr. and Peggy Owens O’Dell. She was a homemaker and was member of Highland Baptist...

 

Lola "Mae" Glazener

Lola “Mae” Glazener, 88, of Brevard, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. She was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in the Dunn’s Rock Community to the late Houston B. Glazener and Bernice Hogsed Glazener. In addition to her parents, she...

 

Legal Notices: November 7, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 19-E-324 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Ben Bolt of... Full story

 

Robert Arthur Foster

Robert Arthur Foster, who served for 44 years as a missionary in Japan, tracing a path of ministry from the bustling streets of post-war Tokyo to the rugged northern island of Hokkaido, has died. He...

 

Cody Ryan Gillespie

Cody Ryan Gillespie, 23, of Brevard passed away on Oct. 30, 2019.  He was born on July 23, 1996, in Transylvania County to Tina Gillespie Worley and Timothy Webster. He is preceded in death by his half brother, Eric Webster, maternal grandparents,...

 

Choreographer Sets 'The Nutcracker' In 1920s

When Thomas Shoemaker first choreographed "The Nutcracker" for Brevard Ballet, he knew it would be a work-in-progress from year to year. With each production, his vision for the ballet has been more...

 

Library Series To Host 'Dead Man's Cell Phone'

November will have a Bag Lunch Extra program featuring actors from Lookinglass Playhouse. They will perform “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, beginning at noon. The performance will last approximately 75 minutes and is made...

 

Symphonic Brass Concert To Be Held A First Baptist Church

Maestro Jamie Hafner will lead the Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB) in a free brass concert on Sunday, Nov. 17, at First Baptist Church of Brevard. The BRSB, a 20-plus member brass choir, is...

 

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