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'Men For Change' Will Walk At Twilight Tour, Christmas Parade - Brevard, NC

‘Tis the season for giving, advocating and lending a helping hand. SAFE, Inc. of Transylvania County will have their “Men for Change” campaign join the Brevard Twilight Tour and Christmas Parade. About 100 men are expected... — Updated 12/1/2017

 By Derek McKissock    News

County: Schools Funded 'Better,' Comparatively

“By any standard, Transylvania County Government funds schools better relative to economic peers, school system peers, and neighbors in both capital and annual expenses.” That was one of the key points found, according to the c... — Updated 11/30/2017


Ambassador John Bolton To Speak At Charles Taylor Christmas Dinner

Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton will headline the 25th Annual Charles Taylor Christmas Dinner. Bolton has served in several Republican administrations, and was appointed ambassador to the United Nations by President... — Updated 11/29/2017


Local Author Releases Mystery Novel

Pisgah Forest resident Robert Brooks is the co-author of the mystery novel "The Clown Forest Murders" released in November. Written along with first-time author and son A.C.... — Updated 11/29/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Dominate Second Half In Win Over Polk

Trailing by just one after two quarters, the Brevard offense came alive in the second half behind a 16-point, 12-rebound effort from Aiden Green as they rallied for a 64-50 win... — Updated 11/29/2017


Legal Notices for November 30, 2017



BLT Hosts World Premier Of 'In The Workshop'

Brevard Little Theatre carries on its tradition of a Christmas-themed performance this holiday season as it prepares for the world premiere of "In the Workshop," Dec. 7-10. The... — Updated 11/29/2017


Chamber Of Commerce Announces First Holiday Promotion Giveaway Winner

Local resident Cindy McCall won the first weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. McCall entered the drawing at Brevard... — Updated 11/29/2017


Thank You, Commissioners

Before the board voted on the courthouse matter, but after reviewing the various options and plans posted on the county website, I wrote the commissioners offering my thoughts and recommendations. After the vote I noticed negative... — Updated 11/29/2017


Support The Depot Project

Wow, let’s get the replica depot on the roll. Hats off to Mr. Hall, Dru Bridges and Jimmy Harris for realizing the great potential of bringing that beautiful historical reminder of our depot back! As a child I played at the old... — Updated 11/29/2017


Tax Plan Hurts Residents

Senators Tillis and Burr, as well as Congressman Mark Meadows should listen. The tax plan proposed hurts their constituents. Those in the top 1 percent of incomes in North Carolina (making $512,000 or more) would see an average... — Updated 11/29/2017


Haelyn DeHaven Hoxit

Devan DeHaven Hoxit and Matthew Kent Hoxit, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Haelyn DeHaven Hoxit, born Nov. 9, 2017, at Park Ridge Hospital, in Fletcher. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was... — Updated 11/29/2017


Breaking News

I titled this piece “Breaking News” because it seems that just about every day there is some new happening that deserves those words. There are plenty events from the North Korean issue to the sexual harassment saga, to the cov... — Updated 11/29/2017


Tahlia Lois Wetherell

Heidi Patrie and Anthony Wetherell, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Tahlia Lois Wetherell, born Nov. 14, 2017, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. She... — Updated 11/29/2017



How can we, as a civil society, stand by and allow the mentally ill be robbed of treatment that is so needed. There is a downward spiral in the care of the “least of these.” Intelligent, educated people with psychiatric... — Updated 11/29/2017


Loneliness: The Ultimate Poverty

I wanted to do community service during the Thanksgiving holiday season because of the loving support I have been given by folks this year. My wishes came true as a friend in my church asked me to accompany her in delivering Meals... — Updated 11/29/2017


Subsidizing The Wealthiest

On Black Friday, the net worth of Jeff Bezos surpassed $100 billion, making the 53-year-old today’s wealthiest person. In just the last year, according to Business Insider, he made $19.3 billion, the equivalent of $52 million... — Updated 11/29/2017


Rosman Welcomes A Visit From Mr. And Mrs. Claus - Rosman, NC

On Tuesday, the town of Rosman welcomed Mr. and Mrs. Claus.... — Updated 11/29/2017


WISE Scholarship Recipients Thank AAUW

At the Brevard AAUW Branch's November meeting, members welcomed three of the four girls who received scholarships to attend the WISE program at Clemson University this past summer.... — Updated 11/29/2017


Hendersonville Band To Host Holiday Concert

The Hendersonville Community Band under the direction of Winford Franklin will perform its annual “Tis the Season” holiday concert on Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. located at the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall, East Campus... — Updated 11/29/2017


Martin, Short, Rangers To Play Peace Center

Audiences can expect an evening of nonstop laughs on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, when Steve Martin and Martin Short bring “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” to the Peace Center in Greenville.... — Updated 11/29/2017


Christmas In Rosman - Rosman, NC

The town of Rosman held its annual Christmas Tree lighting Monday and on Tuesday had a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus.... — Updated 11/29/2017


Pearl Harbor Survivor To Speak

The WNC Military History Museum and the Blinded Veterans Association will present an afternoon with Pearl Harbor survivor Craig Kirkpatrick on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. at the WNC Military History Museum. Kirkpatrick was serving... — Updated 11/29/2017


Parades, Twilight Tour Set For Weekend

Brevard and Rosman will celebrate, respectively, the traditional local kick-off to the festive season with Christmas parades this weekend. Organizers are saying the Downtown Brevard Christmas Parade & Twilight Tour will be the... — Updated 11/29/2017


SylvanSport Presents Movie

SylvanSport will present “Losing Sight of Shore,” the extraordinary journey of four brave women, known as the “Coxless Crew,” who set out to row the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia unsupported. As they rowed more... — Updated 11/29/2017


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