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 By Matt McGregor    News    February 14, 2019 

After 67 Years, Valentine's Day Still Special

After 67 years of marriage, Jim and Gloria Sanders, of Brevard, still celebrate Valentine's Day. "Let me tell you how we celebrate," Gloria began. "He used to bring me candy and roses. But I now have...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 14, 2019 

Anonymous Couple Buys A Camper For Fire Victims

A charitable couple who wish to remain anonymous has donated a travel-camper to the newly wed Josh and Stephanie Flood, who lost their old camper in a fire on Jan. 31. As previously reported, a few...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 14, 2019 

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director for the N.C. Office...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 14, 2019 

Steep Slope Changes On City's Radar

Brevard City Council is currently moving toward increasing the allowable construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent grade to just shy of a 50 percent grade. The current proposal also recommends changing the formula for...

 

Legion Post 88 Celebrates National Group's Centennial

(The following is Part 1 of two articles about the history and centennial celebration of The American Legion. Part 1 addresses the 100-year history of the organization and its role in the olden times...

 

Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club To Meet On Feb. 21

Photographers Jeff Miller of Mountain Lens Photography and April Johnson of Asheville Pet Photography will lead a photo critique session at the next Land of Waterfalls Camera Club meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7p.m. For...

 

Brevard College Theatre To Present 'An Evening With Tennessee Williams'

Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., Brevard College Theatre will open its third production of the 2018-2019 season in the Morrison Playhouse with “An Evening with Tennessee Williams,” directed by guest director and former faculty adjunct, Catherine...

 

Front Country To Perform

Front Country will perform Friday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard.This West Coast outfit won first prize at the RockyGrass and Telluride festivals and has performed at other...

 

BMC Volunteers 'Warm Up' For 2019 Season

Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), a volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center (BMC), is preparing for the 83rd summer music festival season and the arrival of 500 gifted students and 80...

 

Cedar Mountain News

HLAA Valentine's Day Luncheon This year's holiday luncheon (after two weather-related postponements) was held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard last Saturday. We aren't sure what...

 

Rosenwald News

Congratulations are in order for Mike Hawkins, the owner of Team Hawkins Detailing, LLC, located at White Squirrel Car Wash in Brevard. Mike recently took a trip down the mountain to Majestic...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Join us Monday, Feb. 18 for the Basic Apple Group’s monthly meeting to learn some quick tips for your Apple computer and iPhone or iPad. You will be surprised at the tasks Apple can do automatically to make your computer or...

 

The Journey Inward: Reviewing James Baldwin's Artistry Of Truth

The year is 1948; the location is New Jersey. A 24-year-old black man from Harlem enters a restaurant designated for whites, goes to the bar for a drink; the waitress says there is no service for blacks. The young man throws a glass of water at her,...

 

Church Activities

Brevard Community Brevard Community Church will host a Southern Gospel Concert at 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. The evening will feature the groups Gold City and Carolina Vocal. Tickets are limited. Tickets are $10 each or $8 in groups of five or more....

 

St. Philip's ECW Awards $65,000 In Local Grants

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church awarded $65,000 in grants for 2019. The grants were awarded to 24 agencies in Transylvania County that met the criteria of serving families. The funds are intended to cover the...

 

David Collins

David Collins, 72, of Brevard, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. Born in Detroit, Mich., he attended Western Michigan University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in political science. Later, he earned...

 

Tornados' Lacrosse Team Joins Fight Against Cancer

The Brevard College men’s Lacrosse team is dedicating its entire 2019 season to the memory of Christine Kokal and all who are affected by cancer through a variety of programs. Christine Kokal, the mother of BC men’s lacrosse senior captain,...

 

Max Edwin Shepherd

Max Edwin Shepherd, 80, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at The Oaks of Brevard after a 16-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born Aug. 18, 1938, in Sylva, N.C. to the late Paul Franklin Shepherd and Azalee Harris...

 

BC Football Announces Several Coaching Staff Promotions

Brevard College head football coach Bill Khayat has announced several promotions and additions for the 2019 BC Tornados football coaching staff. “As preparations are underway for our third season of competition in the USA South Conference, I would...

 

Merle Garner Driggers

Merle Garner Driggers, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Feb. 12, 2019. She was a native of Hope Mills, N.C., born April 21, 1931, to Effie and Earl Garner. She was the wife of Archie Driggers, with whom she celebrated 68 years of marriage. She was the...

 

Legal Notices: February 14, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR INVITATION FOR BIDS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is soliciting bids for the Lease and Servicing Program for Multi-Functional Digital Copiers and Maintenance Agreement...

 

'Time Out' For Congress

All indications from recent events in Washington point to absolutely nothing of substance will be accomplished during the next two years to solve the many problems our country now faces. Those we have sent there on both sides of the aisle have...

 

Why Not Me?

Sometimes in traffic I see the person I could have been. Mental illness, the bleakness. Families do not understand. Worn brown backpack, tread-bare wool cap. Shoes with soles coming loose. Maybe a dog for companionship. A sign on cardboard...

 

Great Employees

Thanks to all the employees who braved a cold and rainy night to repair a broken waterline main on Gallimore Street on Sunday night, Feb. 10. You are wonderful. Thank you from Maple Street and all other affected areas. Bill Harger...

 

DMV System Is Broken

Most of us do not have regular contact with government agencies in our daily lives. Recently, I had to experience the operations of the Department of Motor Vehicles as part of an effort to get the new NC REAL ID driver’s license. My personal...

 

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