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Black Friday Report: Best Ever For Some - Brevard NC

Downtown Brevard store owners reported an increase in sales in what some are calling their "best Black Friday ever." Ann Hollingsworth, owner of Main Street, Ltd. on East Main Street, said she was...

 

New Industrial Building Unveiled - Brevard NC

The Sylvan Valley Industrial Center off Ecusta Road opened to the public Wednesday during a dedication ceremony attended by city and county officials, community stakeholders and citizens....

 

Holiday Season Kicking Off This Weekend - Brevard NC

Despite the risk of rain, this weekend kicks off the holiday season in Transylvania County with Twilight Tour and parades in Brevard and Rosman. At 3 p.m., Saturday, is Brevard’s Christmas Parade, which this year has the theme of “Remembering...

 

Citizens Group Supports Keeping Courthouse Downtown - Brevard NC

Efforts to keep the courthouse downtown continue with community members such as John Gardner and David Watkins representing a citizens group working with local architects and elected officials to figure out a solution. Watkins, owner of Keir...

 

School System Disposes Of Salads Because Of Outbreak - Brevard NC

Salads with a bright mix of colors and textures are a staple for many who eat healthy diets rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. This week, local school cafeterias are missing salad options because of safety alerts from the U.S. Department of...

 

More Profits, Fewer Jobs

General Motors announcement that it would be “idling” four American plants and one in Canada resulting in the loss of 14,000 jobs highlights the intrinsic problem of today’s corporate capitalism. The financial interests of shareholders and...

 

'Imperial' Presidents

I think it’s great that Charles Brendle helped get his fair-haired boy elected president and doesn’t have to put up with Obama’s “Imperial” presidency anymore. Evidently, Trump’s proclamations suit Brendle better than Obama’s did....

 

Visit ATOM Decorations

The acronym stands for ATOM (The Aluminum Tree and Aesthetically Challenged Seasonal Ornaments Museum and Research Center). ATOM is now on display at the Transylvania Heritage Museum, located at 189 W. Main St. in Brevard. Photos of ATOM graced...

 

Potters' Row To Hold Open House Dec. 7-9 - Brevard NC

Brevard's Potters' Row will hold its annual Holiday Open House Dec. 7-9. Hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 1-5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Shops part-icipating include Duckpond...

 

Library To Hold Two Bag Lunches This December - Brevard NC

The 2018 Bag Lunch Arts Series concludes in December with two Bag Lunch programs on Dec. 4 and 18 starting at noon in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library. Bag Lunch programs are made possible by the Friends of the Library. On Tuesday,...

 

Mountain Sun Trick Or Treats For UNICEF - Brevard NC

The students at Mountain Sun Community School participated in Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF this past Halloween. This is the school's eleventh year participating in the program. This year the students collected a record high of $581.08. Trick-or-Treat...

 

North Carolina 2018 High School Graduates Make Gains On SAT

North Carolina’s high school class of 2018 saw performance gains over the previous year’s graduates on the SAT college admissions exam while also opening a wider margin with the nation overall, according to results released by The College Board,...

 

WCU Students Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Solider

Four Western Carolina University students partici-pated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Friday, Nov. 16, at Arlington National Cemetery. Robert Buchmann of Colville,...

 

Brevard FFA Competes In National Livestock Shows

After months of preparing, three teams from the Brevard FFA Chapter traveled to the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., to compete on the national level. The Dairy Evaluation Team,...

 

Local Wins First Holiday Giveaway Drawing - Brevard NC

Local resident Betty Schenfield won the first weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Cham-ber of Commerce 2018 Holiday Giveaway. Schenfield entered the drawing at D.D Bullwinkel's. She won $250...

 

Cindy Ownbey Presented The Shining Star Award By NCARD - Brevard NC

Register of Deeds Cindy Ownbey was the 2018 N.C. Association of Registers of Deeds Shining Star Award recipient for the N.C. Register of Deed Association (NCARD). She was presented her award...

 

Brevard Takes On Wheatmore For Trip To Semifinals

The Brevard Blue Devils Upset Tour of 2018 continues Friday night and fans are hoping for an encore. One week after knocking off top seed Randleman, Brevard returns to Randolph County to take on the No. 4 seed Wheatmore Warriors. Wheatmore (12-1) is...

 

Church Activities: Nov. 29, 2018

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Dec. 2, to celebrate this first Sunday of Advent. Keith Thompson’s sermon will be, “From a Prophet’s Point of View.” Communion will be served at both worship services. Sunday School...

 

Obituary: Edward (Ed) Clayton Wheatley

Edward (Ed) Clayton Wheatley, late of Tore's Home, Hendersonville, passed away peacefully Nov. 25, 2018, at the age of 93. He will be sorely missed. Born in Hartlepool, England, May 31, 1925, he was...

 

Obituary: Norma Jane Clayton

Norma Jane Clayton, 77, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at First United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com....

 

Obituary: Todd Russell Whitmire

Todd Russell Whitmire, 58, of Brevard, went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Maysville, Ky. He was a member of Olivet Methodist Church in Maysville. He is survived by his children, Shane Whitmire, Jenny Whitmire, Brandon...

 

McGaha Chapel To Host Caroling - Brevard NC

The annual caroling at McGaha Chapel will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited for 45 minutes of singing the old holiday favorites. Special guests are Jackson Frost and Winter Zephyrs. The McGaha Chapel, set on a wooded...

 

Legal Notices: Nov. 29, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E273 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of James Rodney Hammer-smith of Transylvania...

 

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