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Pumpkin Fest To Return To Brevard

Pumpkin Fest, a lighted carved-pumpkin Halloween spectacular, is returning to Silvermont Park in Brevard over three consecutive weekends in October. Previously called “Pumpkin Patch and Revenge of the White Squirrels,” this year, organizers say,...

 

Firing Range Is No Danger To Water

City of Brevard and state officials said the new open-air firing range, which will be behind the city’s water treatment plant off Cathey’s Creek Road, will be built in accordance with state environmental guidelines to prevent water...

 

Brevard Resident Will Discuss Battle Of Iwo Jima

On Wednesday, July 18, at 2 p.m. at the WNC Military History Museum, Brevard resident Frank Hawkins will discuss the 1945 battle of Iwo Jima, which was one of the deadliest and most memorable battles in the Pacific during WWII. It was the only...

 

BC Installs Looping Systems At Three Lecture Locations

Brevard College recently announced the completion of induction looping in the Porter Center, Ingram Auditorium, and the largest lecture hall on campus (McLarty-Goodson 125) to make campus presentations and perform-ances more accessible to those with...

 
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Asheville's Terpsicorps To Perform Tuesday

The renowned Brevard Music Center (BMC) continues its expansive summer festival offering to western North Carolina audiences with the BMC debuts of Asheville's Terpsicorps on July 17 and New York...

 

Busy Summer Season For Friends Of The Library

Like the kids who are enjoying the many activities offered at local camps or other children who are just savoring the freedom from school to indulge in lots of fun-filled activities, the Friends of the Library (FOL) organization has been bustling...

 

Boys & Girls Club Offers Summer Internships For Teens

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is operating an internship program for its teenagers this summer that sends them out into the community to work alongside grownups doing real jobs. “The whole idea is to give them an experiential learning...

 

Legal Notices: July 16, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18-E-219 EXECUTOR’S –- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Irene M. Cahoon of Transylvania County,...

 

Paddle Through History And The Mountain Lily Jetties

In 1876, after heavy debate, a bill in Congress was passed that appropriated $25,000 dollars to the improvement of the upper French Broad "channel." After being declared navigable, which prompted an...

 

Growing Our Local Economy And Community Meeting Set

On Saturday, Sept. 7, the Moving to Conservers group is gathering at Peaks & Creeks Brewing Company, located in Brevard’s Lumberyard Arts District, for “Growing Our Local Community and Economy” from 3 to 5 p.m. with discussion and fellowship...

 

Karen Hattum Handschin

Karen Hattum Handschin, the dear wife of Rev. Richard Handschin, of Brevard, died peacefully in her home on the morning of Sunday, July 1, 2018. She was 73. She was born in New Orleans Dec. 30, 1944....

 

Betty Anita Hanks Stanley

Betty Anita Hanks Stanley passed away peacefully July 8, 2018, following a long, brave battle with dementia, and after complications from a fall. She was 87 years old. She was born in 1931 to Dorothy...

 

Gussie Capps

Gussie Capps, 87, of College Walk, in Brevard, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville. A native of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Lannie and Cheva Ward Bayne. She was also preceded...

 

Errors Mean $450,000 More For Project - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Tuesday approved $450,000 more in funding for the Ecusta Road industrial building project because of “design team errors and omissions on the project.” Commissioners had initially approved a project budget of...

 

Work Underway On A Proposed County Bike Plan - Brevard NC

Work on creating the Transylvania County Comprehensive Bike Plan is well underway, with a third meeting Monday night at the library's Rogow Room. The county's Planning and Community Development...

 

Invasive Insect Spotted In County For The First Time - Brevard NC

The emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in Transylvania County for the first time, making it the 35th county within the state where this invasive insect has been detected. The EAB was found in traps set for the beetle at South Broad Park in...

 

Jim Hardy: Going Green Will Save City Money -Brevard NC

Local resident Jim Hardy has a few ideas that he believes could help the city of Brevard “go green” and save some money. Hardy is an active member of the local chapter of the Sierra Club, and he presented his suggestions to the Brevard City Counc...

 

ART Of The Mountains Show Returns To St. Philip's July 27-28

The annual ART of the Mountains fine art show, sale and raffle returns to St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard on Friday, July 27, and Saturday, July 28, with works of 18 local artists available...

 

BMC Puts Bernstein's Life, Work In Context

For the third summer in a row, the Brevard Music Center is hosting a Festival within a Festival, in which students and audience members are able to immerse themselves not only in the music, but also the lives and thoughts of a particular composer....

 

Brevard College Choral Camp To Culminate With Performance

This week, 18 high school singers will be on the Brevard College campus for a residential choral intensive. Now in its third year, the Brevard Choral Institute is a collaboration between Brevard College and the Brevard Music Center designed to...

 

Camp Muddy Sneakers Expands Programming

In the 2018 season, Camp Muddy Sneakers celebrates five years of kids learning, exploring and discovering nature. This summer, Camp Muddy Sneakers is branching out by offering new nature experiences...

 

Local Food Fest At Saturday's Farmers' Market

It’s Local Food Fest at Transylvania Farmers’ Market this Saturday, and that means a delicious morning with local produce and food samples, sampling of vendor products and great breakfast and coffee options. There will also be fun activities for...

 

Charles Edward Chapman

Charles Edward Chapman, 76, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 3, 2018. He was the son of the late Richard D. and Ora Stamey Chapman. He was also preceded in death by his...

 

Wallace Buckner

Wallace Buckner, 72, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Heavenly Father, Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was the son of the late Esby Sr. and Beulah Galloway Buckner. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Eloise Galloway and Gladys McCall; three...

 

David Jack Crane

David Jack Crane, 71, an admirable gentleman, who was cherished by his family and friends, passed peacefully on July 6, 2018, in Augusta, Ga. He was born Feb. 28, 1947, to Charles and Nora Crane. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy and...

 

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