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Dalton Starts Grocery, Meal Delivery Business - Brevard NC

A local businesswoman, Shanequa' Dalton, has opened 828 Meals To-Go, a grocery and meal delivery company focused on providing local families with a much-needed, time-saving... — Updated 11/21/2016 Full story


Extension Master Gardener Course Applications Being Taken – Brevard NC

The opportunity to become a Master Gardener in Transylvania County only happens once a year. NC State University/NC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Classes for 2017 will be held on Tuesdays from noon to 4 p.m. beginning,... — Updated 11/21/2016


Rosman Elementary Hosts Thanksgiving Feast

Last Thursday, students and faculty at Rosman Elementary School enjoyed an early Thanksgiving feast. Many parents attended Thursday's lunch, which featured a spread of traditional... — Updated 11/21/2016


Quebec Community Plays Host To Turkey Shoot

Shooters sign up and are issued one round of ammunition each.(Times Photos By Derek McKissock)... — Updated 11/21/2016

 By Portia Smith    Education

Free Rein Helps Students Achieve Success

Education comes in lots of different packages, and one of the most interesting ones in our community is the Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education. Free Rein is a nonprofit public charity that serves children and... — Updated 11/21/2016


5th Class Inducted Into Alumni Hall Of Fame – Rosman NC

Rosman High School recently inducted five new candidates to the Alumni Hall of Fame on Nov. 4. The group represents almost 160 collective years of service to RHS and the community.... — Updated 11/21/2016


Brevard College Introduces Climbing As Competitive Sport – Brevard NC

Brevard College Athletics is excited to announce the addition of competition climbing to its list of competitive sports, after the team's continued success as a club sport. "Rock... — Updated 11/21/2016

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Tigers Come Up Short In First Round Against Rebels – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers' playoff berth found them on the long side of six-hour trip to face off with the number one seed North Duplin. North Duplin is located in Calypso, N.C. near Mount... — Updated 11/21/2016


County Schools Respond To Poor Air Quality – Transylvania County NC

Air filled with smoke from wildfires in the region didn't just obscure the mountain views in Transylvania County. As a precautionary measure, it also kept students indoors for the... — Updated 11/21/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Pettit Powers Brevard To First Round Win Over Carver – Brevard NC

Trailing the Carver Yellowjackets 7-6 at halftime, Brevard head coach Craig Pritchett told his team that they were only guaranteed two more quarters of football. They're now... — Updated 11/21/2016

 By Joseph Swanson    Sports

Williams Nets 31 In Loss To Crusaders – Brevard NC

Junior guard Stevie Williams (High Point, N.C.) poured in a game-high 31 points and four assists, as the Brevard College Tornados men’s basketball team (0-4) was unable to overcome a 12-point North Greenville Crusaders (4-0)... — Updated 11/21/2016


Local Communities Receive Regional Awards – Transylvania County NC

In a time of complexities and uncertainties, there is still a lot of "great" taking place in western North Carolina. A celebration of the work of 64 rural communities in the... — Updated 11/21/2016


Free Thanksgiving Meal Available – Brevard NC

The Bread of Life, a free community kitchen, will be offering a free Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings to anyone. The kitchen, which is located at 238 S. Caldwell St. in Brevard, will be serving from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.... — Updated 11/21/2016


United Way Campaign Thermometers Return – Brevard NC

They're back! United Way of Transylvania County's annual campaign thermometers are back. In response to overwhelming community reaction, the United Way of Transylvania County... — Updated 11/21/2016


Kings 60th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

John and Sharon King, of Pisgah Forest, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. They were married Nov. 17, 1956, in Pasadena, Calif., and have two... — Updated 11/21/2016


Mawson, Gebb Engagement Announced

Johanna Catherine Mawson, of Worcester, Mass. and David Martin Gebb II, also of Worcester, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of David Mawson... — Updated 11/21/2016


DAR Has Annual Thanksgiving Meeting – Brevard NC

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of NSDAR met on Monday, Nov. 14, in Miller Hall of St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard. Members introduced their guests, and Regent... — Updated 11/21/2016


Artists Sought For Two Local Exhibits In 2017 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has placed an open call for artists in any medium that fit the following themes: “Folk Art” and “The Other Side.” Open exhibits are for any artist living in the region that fit that... — Updated 11/21/2016


Bourdain Delivers Top Home Cooking Recipes

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Baldacci, David. “No Man’s Land.” Thirty years ago, John Puller’s and Paul Rogers’ lives met head-on, and the truth about Puller’s mother was... — Updated 11/21/2016 Full story


Engel To Discuss 'The Brilliance Of Jane Austen' – Brevard NC

When the holidays roll around, it means that Dr. Elliot Engel will be returning to the Transylvania County Library for a presentation of one of his popular lectures. He will present “The Brilliance of Jane Austen,” on Tuesday,... — Updated 11/21/2016


Highland Books Hosts Angel Tree For Holidays – Brevard NC

Help Highland Books give back to the community! This holiday season Highland Books will be continuing to participate in the Sharing House Angel Tree. Highland Books is excited to... — Updated 11/21/2016 Full story


Gallery Walk Set For This Friday – Brevard NC

Do you have a house full of guests? Looking for things to do? Explore the art galleries at Gallery Walk on Friday, Nov. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. The Gallery Walk will feature new art... — Updated 11/21/2016

 By Matt McGregor    Features

Irving Hyman Celebrates His 106th Birthday – Brevard NC

There was a time when Irving Hyman did not think he would live to turn 106 on Friday, Nov. 12. When he was 72, he had returned to his home in Vermont after a day of golf, feeling... — Updated 11/21/2016


The Salvation Army Launches Fundraising Effort – Brevard NC

The Salvation Army Friday kicked off its annual kettle fundraiser at Walmart in Pisgah Forest. Over the next several weeks the Salvation Army will have its kettle drums stationed... — Updated 11/21/2016 Full story


Election Canvassing Rescheduled To Today – Brevard NC

The canvassing of the votes for the Nov. 8 general election was pushed back from Friday to today. The Elections Board, according to Tracie Fisher, director of the Transylvania County Board of Elections, had to go into recess... — Updated 11/21/2016


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