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Scholarship Program Benefits Local Students - Connestee Falls NC

Yet again, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program has set a fundraising record. Last year, in its 30 year of raising money to help Transylvania County students further their educations, the...

 

Obituary: Edward (Ed) Clayton Wheatley

Edward (Ed) Clayton Wheatley, late of Tore's Home, Hendersonville, passed away peacefully Nov. 25, 2018, at the age of 93. He will be sorely missed. Born in Hartlepool, England, May 31, 1925, he was...

 

Connestee Fire Rescue Equipped With Drone To Better Serve

Game-changing drone technology in fire prevention and search and rescue came to Connestee Fire Rescue (CFR) Department earlier this year. A DJI (Da-Jiang Innovations) Matrice 210 Quadcopter (four,...

 

New Executive Chef Hired For Overlook Clubhouse - Connestee NC

The Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the hiring of new executive chef John Huffenberger to the team at the Overlook Clubhouse. Huffenberger is an ACF Certified Chef...

 

Board Votes On Path, Ball Field - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously voted to grant an easement for a bike path to the city of Brevard and passed a resolution declaring one of the ball fields near Davidson River School as surplus property at its monthly meeting...

 

Thankful For Caring People

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris is fond of saying Brevard is “an above average” city, and he is right. He even might be underselling the city and county. There is no place on the East Coast that has as many large, breathtaking waterfalls as there are...

 

Looking Glass Realty Opens Its Third Office

Looking Glass Realty has announced the opening of its newest office at Connestee Falls. Looking Glass recently purchased the log cabin near the main entrance to the Connestee Falls community, which formerly housed Top of the Falls Realty, according t...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts 10th Annual Furr Memorial Tournament

The 10th Annual Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament was held on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Connestee Falls Golf Club. Hosts Joe and Sandra Furr were joined by 83 golfers and 19 helpful...

 

'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct. 13, raising more...

 

Raffle Of Photograph To Benefit Meals On Wheels

Rob Travis’s photograph “Mountain Majesty” is, in a word, spectacular. It captures an ethereal light streaming over the Blue Ridge Mountains behind a foreground of foliage and wildflowers. If you’re lucky, you just might end up admiring it in...

 

Roy M. Conrad Jr.

Roy M. Conrad Jr., 96, of Columbus, N.C., died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at St. Luke's Hospital in Columbus. Born in Moline, Ill., he was the son of the late Roy M. Conrad Sr. and Mabel (Edwards) Conra...

 

Patricia Jones Selby

Patricia Jones Selby, born Nov. 1, 1939, went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Oct.11, 2018. She was the daughter Kenneth and Dorothy Jones, of Kansas, though she resided in West...

 

Eckler Joins Steve Owen & Associates Downtown

Steve Owen & Associates has welcomed Liz Eckler as a new real estate agent to the downtown office. Eckler has more than 25 years of prior real estate experience and was twice named the People's...

 

Obituary: Patricia Jones Selby

Patricia Jones Selby, born Nov. 1, 1939, went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Oct.11, 2018. She was the daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy Jones, of Kansas, though she resided in West...

 

Jordan Clark Joins Looking Glass Realty

Originally from Atlanta, Jordan Clark graduated from the University of Vermont and then served in the U.S. Peace Corps in a remote village in Guatemala. After Peace Corps, he returned to the U.S. and...

 

Picturing The Past: Book Offers Picture Of Connestee And Carson Creek Area

In the preface of his book, "Shadows of the Past: Return to Reba," Ed Comer wrote, "Long before the Connestee Falls community existed, its land held pockets of hardy souls that built their homes...

 

BRCC Scholarship Winners Thank Donors

Blue Ridge Community College held its 25th annual Educational Found-ation Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 26. More than 370 attendees representing scholarship recipients and donors...

 

Hospital Auxiliary Holds Annual Awards Luncheon

Transylvania Regional Hospital’s (TRH) Auxiliary held its Annual Awards Luncheon at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, Sept. 20. Volunteers were thanked for their wide array of contributions to TRH and Auxiliary President Melanie Zapf ask...

 

Discharge Reported In Connestee Falls - Connestee Falls NC

Carolina Water Service Inc., of North Carolina (CWSNC) had an accidental discharge of an estimated 7,500 gallons of untreated wastewater from its Connestee Falls lift station # 2 located on Lake Ticcoa in the Connestee Falls subdivision, according...

 

'Beach Music' Generation Turns Out To Enjoy '60s Tunes - Brevard NC

Several hundred fans of '60s era beach music crowded the lawns of the Glen Laurel Preserve in Cherryfield outside of Brevard Sunday for a benefit concert held by the Brevard Philharmonic, which...

 

Furrs Provide BRCC Scholarships, Inspiration

After Daniel Furr died from alcohol poisoning nearly 10 years ago on Dec. 27, 2008, his parents, Joe and Sandra Furr, decided to make a concentrated effort to help other youth in the community. They...

 

'Celebration Of Education Gala' Highlights Scholarships - Connestee Falls NC

This year's Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program "Celebration of Education Gala" on Friday night, Sept. 21, lived up to its theme, "A Night to Shine." The highlight of the evening came at the...

 

Lady Blue Devils Host Conference Match At Connestee Falls

The Brevard Lady Blue Devils hosted a conference match at Connestee Falls last week....

 

Scholarship Winner Fosnight Is High Achiever

Connestee Falls scholarship winner Aleece Fosnight is a high achiever. A 2003 graduate of Brevard High School, she finished her course work a semester early and started Brevard College as a sophomore...

 

Leland "Ralph" Morgan Jr.

Leland "Ralph" Morgan Jr. passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at the Elizabeth House, surrounded by loving family and friends. He courageously and without complaint, battled brain cancer...

 

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