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Parades and Twilight Tour To Be Held This Weekend – Transylvania County, NC

Brevard and Rosman help to kick off the holiday season this weekend in Transylvania County. At 3 p.m., Saturday, the Brevard-Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host its parade,... — Updated 12/5/2019


Johnson Files For District 113 – Transylvania County, NC

On Monday, N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson filed for N.C. House District 113. Johnson will be running as the incumbent Republican representative for the district. He was appointed earlier this year by the executive committees from all... — Updated 12/5/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Store Opposition Meets To Organize – Transylvania County, NC

Community members gathered at Duckpond Pottery off Greenville Highway on Friday to discuss their plan to prevent the proposed Dollar General from being built across the street. The proposed location is a cornfield that sits in a... — Updated 12/5/2019


BRCC Plans Seminar On Fiduciary Responsibility Of Nonprofits Dec. 10 – Brevard, NC

A seminar on the role of the fiduciary in a nonprofit organization and how to avoid bad outcomes will held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dec. 10, at Blue Ridge Community College. The seminar will be presented by auditor Samantha... — Updated 12/5/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

Three County Commissioners Leave GOP – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Commissioners David Guice, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel have left the Republican Party. In an announcement, (see statement below) the three said they were... — Updated 12/5/2019


Legal Notices: December 5, 2019



Dunn's Rock News

Lonnie Watkins had a roundabout way of talking about roundabouts at the Dunn's Rock Dinner and Program on Nov. 21. Watkins, who serves as N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT)... — Updated 12/4/2019


Leed Opens Wildflower Media Business In Brevard

Kayla C. Leed, a seven-year Brevard resident and Brevard College graduate, has unveiled Wildflower Media, a local, female-owned and operated marketing business based in Brevard.... — Updated 12/4/2019


Santa Coming To VFW 4309 – Brevard, NC

Santa’s Elves are busy at work preparing the Winter Wonderland for Santa’s upcoming visit scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 8. VFW 4309 Auxiliary will hold its annual Visit with Santa for children up to 10 years old from 2 p.m. to 4... — Updated 12/4/2019


Tips For Holiday Entertaining In Pet-Friendly Households

The holidays are a time to spend with friends and family. Celebrating and entertaining are large components of what makes Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, and New Years... — Updated 12/4/2019


Tips And Tricks To Keep Your Christmas Tree Healthy

Christmas trees are an iconic symbol of the holiday season. Whether they are personal trees nestled in the corner of a living room for families to enjoy or towering evergreens... — Updated 12/4/2019


Cathey's Creek News

Selica UMC Selica United Methodist Church invited everyone to its Christmas program at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 8. Directed by Dr. Robert Palmer, this will be a program of Christmas and Advent music performed by Brevard College... — Updated 12/4/2019


Holiday Fest And Hours Change At Farmers' Market – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market will celebrate the holiday season with a Holiday Fest this Saturday morning, Dec. 7. The event will also mark the first day of winter hours, as... — Updated 12/4/2019


Show Features Two Silversmiths

Artists @ Work Studio and Gallery in downtown Brevard, will host a trunk show for The Two Silversmiths who specialize in handmade fine silverwork using .935 Argentium sterling... — Updated 12/4/2019


Local Library Announces Three Holiday Programs

Holiday programs at the Transylvania County Library include a storyteller, a music concert and a popular lecturer. Storyteller and performer Michael Reno Harrell will present “A Blue Ridge Holiday” on Monday, Dec. 9, at 6:30... — Updated 12/4/2019


Brevard Philharmonic To Give Christmas Concert

The distant sound of sleigh bells will jingle at full volume inside the Porter Center at Brevard College on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. Joining the Brevard Philharmonic for its annua... — Updated 12/4/2019


Parking Meters Will Bring Stress

As a native of Brevard, I totally agree with Barry Lewis on not installing parking meters in the city. Brevard has been viewed and rated as a quiet, quaint, mountain town with an air of peaceful existence in a beautiful setting.... — Updated 12/4/2019


Rosman Celebrates The Christmas Season

On Monday and Tuesday nights the community of Rosman celebrated the start of the Christmas season with a tree lighting ceremony and a visit from Santa Claus.... — Updated 12/4/2019


Principles Before Party

The decision by Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Hawkins, Vice Chair David Guice and former Vice Chair Page Lemel to leave the Republican Party and become Unaffiliated should lead all of us to some... — Updated 12/4/2019


Primary Filing Begins – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3 primary started Monday for several races, including the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, and state House and Senate. As of Wednesday morning, incumbent Commissioner Jason... — Updated 12/4/2019


HOB Names Its New Director – Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard (HOB) Board of Directors has announced that Nicole Bentley will begin work as its new executive director on Jan. 6. A search committee, comprised of both board... — Updated 12/4/2019


Blood Drives Planned During December – Transylvania County, NC

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or... — Updated 12/4/2019


Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Christmas Caroling Carolers from near and far gathered on a bright and beautiful Sunday afternoon at the McGaha Chapel to welcome the Christmas season. The doors and windows... — Updated 12/4/2019


Balsam Grove News

4-H Meeting Got children at home? Want to get them involved in some great activities? Then, why don’t you join us for an organizational meeting to start a 4-H Club in Balsam Grove? There will be a meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Dec.... — Updated 12/4/2019


BHS Class Of 1959 Holds 60th Reunion

The Brevard High School Class of 1959 held their 60th class reunion on Sept. 28, 2019 at Lola’s on Country Club Road. Those 33 classmates attending are left to right: (first row)... — Updated 12/4/2019


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