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Deborah "Debby" Ann Orr (Barnes)

Deborah “Debby” Ann Orr (Barnes), 71, of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully at home in her sleep, Aug. 16, 2020. She attended Brevard College in 1967 as a freshman.... — Updated 8/31/2020


After 36 Years,Pettit Sells Shoe Repair Shop

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 3, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. More than 2,000 persons attended the annual DuPont picnic Saturday, Sept. 3, near Sky Valley. Games, contests and entertainment were... — Updated 8/31/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Council Approves Fireworks Funds Going To City Parks – Brevard, NC

During its recent meeting, Brevard City Council voted to reallocate $15,000 in funds that had been budgeted for the July 4 fireworks display to go to the Brevard dog park and the Silversteen Memorial Park Playground instead. With... — Updated 8/31/2020


The Powerful Influence Of The Domination System

(This column is the second in a series based on the work of Walter Wink) In my last column I wrote about a biblical worldview enumerated by Walter Wink, former professor of biblical interpretation at Auburn Theological Seminary in... — Updated 8/26/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

College Begins Testing Students For Virus

Sitting in a small room inside Stamey Hall, Brevard College President Dr. David Joyce lowered his mask, leaned his head back and was the first person to be officially tested for... — Updated 8/26/2020


Cost To Raise A Child In County Is $28,900

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 27, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Brevard College begins the New Year on Thursday, Aug. 27, with a near capacity enrollment of approximately 620 students. Eight foreign... — Updated 8/24/2020

 By Sara Schmidt    Education

Mountain Sun Community Welcomes New Staff

Mountain Sun Community School welcomed four new staff members at the start of the 2020-2021 school year: Anne Nicoletti as primary lead teacher and kindergarten teacher, Anna Heard... — Updated 8/24/2020


Brevard College Reports Virus Case, Testing – Brevard, NC

Brevard College was notified last week that a member of the Brevard College community had tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email sent out to faculty, staff and students. The Brevard College member was isolated and... — Updated 8/24/2020


Peter Sommers Burke

Peter Sommers Burke, 82, of Brevard, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, surrounded by his family. The son of James Raymond Burke and Evelyn Sommers Burke, he was born in Jackson... — Updated 8/19/2020


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, Aug. 23, for worship online at The Rev. Keith Thompson will bring the message, “Have We Wandered from Our Roots?” with the scripture Romans 12:1-3.... — Updated 8/19/2020


Bennetts Celebrating 67 Years Of Marriage

Joseph and Jeanene Bennett, of Brevard, will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. They were married Aug. 22, 1953, in Jacksonville, Fla. They have two c... — Updated 8/19/2020


Beverly Muriel Wheatley

Beverly Muriel Wheatley (née Cadby), beloved wife, mother and grandmother, late of Tore’s Home, East Flat Rock, passed away peacefully Aug. 9, 2020, at the age of 91. Born in... — Updated 8/17/2020


Brevard College Class Of 1968 Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Brevard College has announced that the class of 1968 has surpassed its fundraising goal of $25,000 to create a class scholarship to help future students. The Class of 1968 Endowed... — Updated 8/17/2020


Brevard College Announces Lin Kolb Endowed Scholarship

Brevard resident Lin Kolb passed away in late July. She and her husband, Ken Kolb, were fixtures on the campus, attending athletic and fine arts events, as well as many other... — Updated 8/17/2020


Blue Ridge Ready For Safe Semester For All

While all of the local public schools and Brevard College transitioned to all-online learning last March, Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) kept holding some classes in person,... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Students Learn Lessons About Underage Drinking – Brevard, NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County, along with the ABC Board of Transylvania County, Brevard College and the Brevard Police Department, recently teamed up to provide... — Updated 8/17/2020


Little River News

Community Center Activities Where has the Little River News been for the past three months? Had no idea it's been so long since the news. Not much news going on anyhow. My brain... — Updated 8/12/2020


Reopening Risks, Rewards

On Monday, Transylvania County Schools and Brevard College will hold their first in-person classes since school buildings closed last March. The reopenings involve risk but also rewards. Both entities, as well as Brevard Academy,... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

New City Of Brevard Planners Embrace The Area – Brevard, NC

The attraction to working in a small community is how two new city planners found their way to Brevard. Both Kaitland Finkle and Leigh Huffman started their positions as assistant... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Love Of Squirrels Inspires Adoption – Brevard, NC

Evelyn Brooks is just a girl who loves squirrels. In fact, that's exactly what her T-shirt said: "I'm just a girl who loves squirrels." When her mom, Stephanie, was trying to... — Updated 8/12/2020


T.C. Henderson: Insight Into His Early Life As An Educator

Thomas Calhoun Henderson was born Oct. 9, 1871, to George and Millie Henderson. Like his younger brother Charlie, who was featured in last week’s Picturing the Past article, T.C.... — Updated 8/10/2020


Notice of Public Hearing City of Brevard Brevard College Planned Development District Major Modification

The Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 17, 2020. The hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible in the Multipurpose Chambers, Transylvania County Administration Building... — Updated 8/10/2020


Local AAUW Chapter Shows Generosity In Difficult Times

Recognizing the difficult economic times facing students, The Brevard Chapter of the American Association of University Women recently gave $6,000 to support deserving, local female students at Brevard College. These funds... — Updated 8/10/2020


Eileen Fulton Recalls Life On Daytime Drama

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 13, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Carolina Tire Company, located on the four lane Asheville Highway here in Brevard, will hold its Grand Opening of its modern new facility... — Updated 8/10/2020

 By John Lanier    News

Brevard College Ready To Open – Brevard, NC

Brevard College students began returning to campus in small waves today in preparation for the beginning of classes on Monday, Aug. 17. And when classes resume next Monday, the... — Updated 8/10/2020


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