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Picturing The Past: Documents Add To A Family's Story For Genealogists

The Local History Room at the Transylvania County Library has a rather random collection of County Commissioner documents from 1899-1940 that include a variety of papers. There are... — Updated 8/24/2018


Debra Jean Norman

Debra Jean Norman, 59, of Cordele, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Crisp Regional Hospital. Born in Brevard, she was the daughter of the late James Vaughn and Ella McKinney Vaughn. She was a homemaker and a loving wife.... — Updated 11/13/2017


News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group The November Basic Apple Group meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 20, at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Rd., Brevard, opposite Ingles. Topics covered will... — Updated 11/13/2017


Below The Top News Stories

With the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas, President Trump’s trip to Asia, the continuous stream of sexual misconduct allegations and the recent gubernatorial elections grabbing the headlines, a few less noticed acts that... — Updated 11/13/2017

 By Owen Carson    Outdoors

Pondering The Past, Looking Towards The Future

The forest was dark, enshrouded in mist that hung thick between the trees like spiderwebs and softened sound. It was cold and damp, the kind of weather that cuts straight through... — Updated 11/13/2017


Muddy Sneakers Presents Mountainfilm

Local outdoor education program Muddy Sneakers is hosting the Mountainfilm tour at Highland Brewing this Friday. The evening is sure to be a spectacular night of community and film as we celebrate our shared passion for the... — Updated 11/13/2017

 By Park Baker    Outdoors

Weekly Destination Hike: Cantrell Creek Lodge

Our weekly destination hike is the site of the Cantrell Creek lodge in Pisgah National Forest. Access to where the lodge once stood can be easy, with little elevation gain for... — Updated 11/13/2017


Legal Notices for November 13, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 17 SP 73 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Raymond Joseph Clarke, III to Allan B. Polunsky, Trustee(s), dated the 31st day of July, 2015, and recorded... — Updated 11/13/2017 Full story


Charles William "Bill" Tierney

Charles William “Bill” Tierney, 90, of Brevard died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at his home after a period of declining health. He was a native of Lima, Ohio and had lived in Transylvania County since 2003. He was the son of the la... — Updated 11/13/2017


Howard Charles Galloway

Howard Charles Galloway, 97, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Virgil and Lelah Newton Galloway. He... — Updated 11/13/2017


Special Olympians Do Well In Charlotte

Special Olympics North Carolina held its annual Fall Tournament in Char-lotte Nov. 3-5. Athletes from all across the state competed in basketball, soccer, bocce, golf, roller... — Updated 11/13/2017


Vipers Defeat Crusaders In Shootout To Claim TYSA Crown

Transylvania Youth Soccer Association's fall season came to an exciting close on the afternoon of Nov. 4, with coach Bradley Tom's U10 team, the Vipers, defeating coach Richard... — Updated 11/13/2017


Brevard Youth Football Wraps Up Solid 2017 Season - Brevard, NC

Brevard Youth Football recently completed their 2017 season and both the Mini-Mites and Termites put up strong performances this year. The Mini-Mites finished the season 10-3 and... — Updated 11/13/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Four Local Linebackers Among Top Tacklers In WNC

When it comes to sniffing out the ball-carrier and bringing them to the ground, you can't get any better than a quartet of seniors from Brevard and Rosman high school. The Blue... — Updated 11/13/2017

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Black Knights Grind Out 57-16 Win Over Tigers - Rosman, NC

The Rosman Tigers made the familiar trip to conference foe Robbinsville Friday night for the opening round of the North Carolina 1A playoffs. The Tigers' hopes of a major upset... — Updated 11/13/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Bearcats Blank Blue Devils For First Round Victory

Friday night, the Brevard Blue Devils made the short trip across county lines to face the Hendersonville Bearcats with a first-round upset on the forefront of their minds.... — Updated 11/13/2017


B-DRPC Offers Arts, Crafts From Around The World - Brevard, NC

The annual International Arts and Crafts Holiday Gift Market will be held at Brevard-Davidson River Presby-terian Church, 249 E. Main St., on Nov. 18 and 19. As in the past, this is... — Updated 11/13/2017


Creating A Family Presents Adoption 101 On Nov. 16

On Nov. 16, at 6 p.m., Creating a Family will present "Adoption 101," an educational event for anyone who may be considering adoption, or would just like to learn more about the... — Updated 11/13/2017


Schools Celebrate American Education Week

This week, Transylvania County Schools is joining in the celebration of American Education Week, from Nov. 13-17. The theme for 2017 is “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” The annual celebration... — Updated 11/13/2017


PFE Announces 1st QTR Honor Roll - Pisgah Forest, NC

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Patience Boyd, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen,... — Updated 11/13/2017


Guinn Named RHS Winner In Wendy's High School Heisman - Rosman, NC

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example - in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Wendy's High School... — Updated 11/13/2017


New DVDs At The Library: 'It Comes At Night' A Tale Of Family Fear

The following DVDs have been added to the library’s collection: “Band Aid.” Anna and Ben are not happily married. In fact, the contempt is so strong that they now have trouble even talking to each other. But one thing they... — Updated 11/13/2017


Jordan Street Arts Opens In Downtown Brevard - Brevard, NC

Jordan Street Arts, located at 25 W. Jordan St. in downtown Brevard, opened its doors to the community on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Jordan Street Arts is a new cooperative art gallery... — Updated 11/13/2017


'Circle Mirror Transformation' To Be Staged At County Library On Nov. 21 - Brevard, NC

The 2017 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in November with “Circle Mirror Transformation,” a play presentation by members of Looking Glass Playhouse. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 21 in the Rogow Room at the... — Updated 11/13/2017


Blue Ridge Sacred Chorale To Present Fall Concert - Brevard, NC

The Blue Ridge Sacred Chorale will sing its 10th concert on Friday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Brevard First United Methodist Church. The public is welcome. The choir is directed by Timothy Shepard. Adelaide Kersh is the choir’s ac... — Updated 11/13/2017


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