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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 24, 2019 

County Closes Out New Building Project

Efforts are underway to try and recoup some of the costs that caused the construction of the now finished Sylvan Valley Industrial Facility on Ecusta Road to run over its initial budget. During its recent meeting, the Transylvania County Board of...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 24, 2019 

Local Had Many Roles To Play In 'Games Of Thrones'

Transylvania County native Stephen Presley’s ascent to the throne wasn’t accomplished through sword fighting or dragon slaying, but through networking. “Looking back everything has worked...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 24, 2019 

Ginseng's Value Extends Far Beyond Just Money

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced late this May that applications for the ginseng harvest lottery would be taken from June 10 to July 12 for the 2019 season. A lucky eight diggers will have...

 
 News    June 24, 2019 

Brevard Music Center Opening Weekend

Violinist Chee-Yun takes a bow after a stunning performance during Friday’s all-Tchaikovsky concert at the Brevard Music Center. Principal Conductor JoAnn Falletta is at right. BMC officially...

 

Veterans Should Not Demean Another Veteran

I had presumed that the tempest in a thimble over Jim Fatland’s uniform fiasco was behind us, but yesterday’s paper (June 20) proved otherwise. I would like to present a perception that the tempest has sadly distorted reality. The facts seem...

 

My Two Cents Worth

I just want to add my opinion to the current scandalous behavior. As a retired U.S. Army veteran and current Commander of the Transylvania County Honor Guard, I too, am appalled at the conduct of a Coast Guard veteran during the Memorial Day Parade....

 

Use Schenck As A Model

On June 13, eight students from Schenck Job Corps loaded 30,000 books onto trucks to be moved from storage into the Brevard College gym for the AAUW Book Sale. In 3.5 hours the job was done — 3,700 books per student. These hard-working, responsible...

 

Flag Is Not A Decoration

When is the flag only a decoration? I am speaking of course of the American flag, the one that inspired our national anthem because it did not fall during the fierce fighting at Ft. McHenry. So, was our flag just decoration that night with the...

 
 News    June 24, 2019 

Water Oak Dental Welcomes Dr. Meghan Valdes To Brevard

Dr. Krishinger and Dr. Root of Water Oak Dental are pleased to announce Dr. Meghan Valdes is joining their dental practice. “What I love most about dentistry is the life-long impact patients can...

 
 Arts    June 24, 2019 

Celebrate Summer With Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy summertime with a walk to the art galleries and shops that stay open late for the June 28 Fourth Friday Gallery Walk. Explore art, m...

 
 Arts    June 24, 2019 

Allen McCrary Donates Art To Veterans History Museum

Stone artist Allen McCrary delivered an original painting he created for the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas “to honor all who have served.” Painted on an 80-pound stone, McCrary’s...

 
 Arts    June 24, 2019 

Art Guild Showcase Begins June 28

The Transylvania Art Guild has partnered with the Transylvania Community Arts Council to present their annual Summer Arts Showcase. The exhibit will run at T.C. Arts Council from June 28 through July...

 

Wade, Bajek Engagement Announced

Kennedy Chevalier Wade, of Mt. Pleasant, N.C. and Logan Paul Bajek, also of Mt. Pleasant, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Eddie and Mandy Wade, of Pisgah Forest. She is a Brevard High School graduate....

 
 By Michele Handy    Education    June 24, 2019 

BRCC Is Collecting Old Photos To Celebrate 50 Years

Blue Ridge Community College asks local residents to look back through their memorabilia to find photographs that capture the College throughout the 50 years (1969-2019) the college has served the...

 

Transylvanians In College

Belmont University Madeleine Lefler from Brevard qualified for the spring 2019 dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a q...

 
 Events    

Quilts, 'Bed Turning' On June 27, At Silvermont

The Transylvania Heritage Museum will present quilting in North Carolina and “Bed Turning” at 4 p.m., June 27, at Silvermont in downtown Brevard. The history of quilt making in North Carolina spans four centuries and has been shaped by Tar Heels...

 

In July: Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout July. Online registration...

 

College To Receive $250,000 Matching Grant

Brevard College recently announced that The Paul and Margaret Porter Foundation in Cleveland County, N.C., has pledged a $250,000 grant over five years to support the Paul Porter Center for the...

 

BES Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Odin Cleveland, Rion Coadwell, Ella Crider, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli...

 

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey, 91, died peacefully June 20, 2019, at Southminster in Charlotte, N.C., after several years of declining health with Alzheimers. The daughter of the late Nancy and Joe...

 

April Lewis Lindsay

April Lewis Lindsay, 66, died June 22, 2019, at her home in Brevard in the comfort of her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Thomas “Toby” Lindsay, and her sons, Alexander...

 

Terry Dillard

Terry Dillard, 64, of Mills River, went home to be with the Lord after a long, courageous battle with cancer, Friday, June 21, 2019. He was the son of the late Gilbert and Cleo Dillard. Terry had a servant’s heart for those in need. In 1999, he...

 

Mary Catherine Siniard

Mary Catherine Siniard, 93, of Brevard, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019. She was a daughter of the late Jerome N. (Sneed) and Mary Fortune Siniard. Brothers, Jerry Wayne Siniard, Harold L....

 

Margot Benton Summers Williston

Margot Benton Summers Williston, 78, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Philip Maxwell Benton and Virginia Clair Simpson Benton. In addition to her parents, her second husband,...

 

Mike Victory Named BC Baseball Coach

Mike Victory has been named head baseball coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. “After an extensive search for our next head baseball coach, we are thrilled to...

 

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