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Free Rein Center Gala Planned For Oct. 19

Save the date for Free Rein Center’s fundraising gala, “The Mane Event,” from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Connestee Falls Overlook Clubhouse. Tickets cost $75. Join the “Trail Ride” down “Mane Street” for a fun-filled...

 

Habitat Completes 66th Home

Recently Transylvania Habitat for Humanity celebrated the completion of home number 66 for Cindy Miller of Brevard. Board member and Family Nurture chairperson Mary Meseck spoke briefly to those...

 

Thomas E. Dancy

Thomas E. Dancy, 70 passed away July 28, 2019, at his residence. Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., he moved to Brevard in 1983. He served in the United States Air Force as a young man and started working...

 

Thomas E. Dancy

Thomas E. Dancy, 70, passed away July 28, 2019, at his residence. Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., he moved to Brevard in 1983. He served in the United States Air Force as a young man, and started working...

 

O'Connors Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Jim and Lois O’Connor, of Brevard, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a party at the Connestee Falls Clubhouse, July 27, 2019. They were wed July 25, 1959, in Connersville, Ind., and...

 

Rosman Booster Dalton Was Early Recipient

In 1988, John "Jake" Dalton received the second scholarship made possible by the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program; the first had been awarded in 1987. At that time, money for the...

 

John Frank Gabcik

John Frank Gabcik, 76, of Brevard, died Aug. 2, 2019, at his home of 13 years in Connestee Falls. He was born April 17, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Mary Rose Lathrop and Frank Gabcik. He...

 

McCarson To Teach ASL To Change Lives

During her first year at Blue Ridge Community College, Katelyn McCarson, a 2017 graduate of Brevard High School, had to choose a foreign language to meet one of her freshman requirements. Her...

 

Scruggs Scholarship Winners Announced

The Sixth Annual Terrell L Scruggs Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at Connestee Falls Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 17. Jimmy Perkins, coordinator of the annual fundraiser said, "This event is...

 

Connestee Falls News

How To Click In The Photo Business There's an old cliché in the art world that says that when a sculptor peers into a hunk of wood or stone he can visualize the finished product inside. After that,...

 

Southmountain Receives Grant For New Transylvania County CAC

Southmountain Children and Family Services has received a People in Need grant, made possible through the Clyde and Mildred Endowment Fund and the Connestee Falls Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. This $20,000...

 

Scholarship Winner Works For Social Justice

Zeena Abdulkarim is, like all of us, a multi-faceted person. The main characteristics she uses to describe herself is that she is female, black and an activist – all attributes that make living in...

 

High School Classmates Are Extended Family

Hannah Camenzind and Ryan Fitzpatrick were classmates in the Brevard High School class of 2001. Both received Connestee Falls scholarships during their senior year. And now they are almost family, as...

 

Art Of The Mountains Show Opens Friday – Brevard, NC

Explore art, music and wine in downtown Brevard on Friday, July 26 at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk. This is a free event from 5 to 8 p.m. Tammy Hopkins, executive director at the TC Arts...

 

Worst President

The president is correct: the four congressional women of color should go back to their own country and correct the corrupt and inept government, incompetent administration, and misguided foreign policies there. Fortunately, these women are American...

 

AAUW Book Sale Collects Record Amount – Brevard, NC

Once again, local residents and visitors demonstrated their support for the educational goals of girls and women in Transylvania County by purchasing more than 25,000 books to provide over $32,000 in...

 
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Coast Guard Vet To Present Free Program 'Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, And History'

At 2 p.m., Thursday, July 25, retired Coast Guard Commander Carl Burkhart will present the free program: “Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, and History” at the Veterans History Museum of the...

 

Father-Daughter Connection For Local Family At BRCC

In fall 2019, both father and daughter will commute to Blue Ridge Community College, one serving as a school resource officer (SRO) and the other as a first-year college student. Rosman High School...

 

Local Dentist Gives Back Through Scholarship Program

Dr. Jeffrey Lorch closed on his purchase of Brevard’s Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry in December of 2013. In 2014 he found out about the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program through the...

 

'Education Unlocks The World' For Morrison – Brevard, NC

Jackie Morrison tells her two daughters, Kiana and Londyn, that “education unlocks the world.” She wants to make sure they know that and they see how hard she has worked for her education. Morrison acknowledges that receiving two Connestee Falls...

 

Cedar Mountain News – Transylvania County, NC

Community Center Meeting 7-8-19 This past Monday, July 8, was the regular monthly community meeting held at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. A huge crowd was anxious to devour the delicious dishes brought by each family and to hear the night’s...

 

Dunn's Rock News

The last time I saw my neighbor Jayne Fought at a Dunn’s Rock Community Center dinner and program, she was wearing a shirt with an “Island Ford Adventures” logo on it. Curious about her new...

 

Dogs Need A Day Out

At a County Commissioners meeting last fall, one of the agenda topics was “Doggy Day Out,” a program whereby trained volunteers take shelter dogs out for a few hours. Speakers explained how the program can increase dogs’ chances of being...

 

Connestee's 'Art In The Park' Opens At New Location

The 15th annual “Art in the Park,” featuring more than 20 local artists, will be held Saturday, July 6, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at a new location, Brevard Elementary School, which is located on U.S. 276 near the Boys & Girls Club. The event is...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarships Integral To Bone Brothers Success

In 1974, John Bone, a pilot for Eastern Airlines, happened to fly over western North Carolina. He was impressed with what he saw. The next week he drove to the area from his home in Connecticut, and...

 

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