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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...

 

Connestee Falls News

How To Click In The Photo Business There’s more to photography than meets the eye — just ask Chris Wunder. When most people think of photography they think about light, color and composition. Chri...

 

Celebrate Summer With Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy summertime with a walk to the art galleries and shops that stay open late for the June 28 Fourth Friday Gallery Walk. Explore art, m...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Call For Artists Jasper Beacham and James Toye of the Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain are looking for artists. The plan is to host four to five local artists on Saturday, July 6, next to Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain. If there is a good response...

 

Habitat Showhouse 2019

We are grateful! Transylvania Habitat for Humanity has just completed its 4th Designer Showhouse and Sale and have raised almost $18,000 (our largest amount to date) to go toward helping local families in need to be able to afford decent housing....

 

Scholarship Helps Doug Grimm Pursue Career

Doug Grimm joined the youth choir in his hometown of Savannah, Ga., at the age of 7, and he has been singing ever since. In 2018 he graduated from Brevard High School and was awarded a Connestee Falls...

 

Real Estate Transactions For May Announced

The following real estate transactions for May were recorded at the Register of Deeds Office. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual May 9 in Brevard, Lenze Real Estate, LLC deeded (see exhibit A) lot 2...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Stephanie McCall Pursues Writing Career

If you ask Stephanie McCall, 2004 recipient of a Connestee Falls scholarship, who she is, she would be most likely to answer first, that she is a writer, and second, that she is a person with...

 

Connestee Falls Realty Opens New Downtown Brevard Office

As a long standing leader in real estate sales in Connestee Falls for more than 40 years, Connestee Falls Realty is “thrilled” to announce the opening of a new location in downtown Brevard next...

 

Spirited Concert

What an experience last Thursday! World-class cellist Amit Peled filled the air with sounds that brought an audience jumping to its feet at the end. It was the spring fundraiser for the Brevard Philharmonic, held in the beautiful home of Kristine...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 10, 2019

Davidson River School Celebrates 2019 Graduation

Despite a steady drizzle of rain outside, there were no dampened spirits last Thursday, as students, faculty, friends and family gathered for Davidson River School’s graduation ceremony. And while...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    June 6, 2019

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Named

On Thursday, May 16, Transylvania County Schools held its 36th recognition evening in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Seventeen graduating seniors, two more than last year, received scholarships...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Recollections Of A Dunn’s Rock Native Freda Jones Shepherd seems like a neighbor, even though it’s been over 60 years since she lived in Dunn’s Rock. She was born in 1939 next door to what’s...

 

Connestee Falls News

A Dedicated Fan If you’ve ever received an email from Butch Chapel, you might be curious about the address: “ButchIndy500.” That’s a clue that Butch Chapel is one dyed-in-the-wool fan of the...

 

Five Hundred Gallons Of Untreated Wastewater Discharged In Lake Tiroga

Carolina Water Service, Inc. of North Carolina had a discharge of 500 gallons of untreated wastewater at its Connestee Falls location. The discharge occurred on May 25 for approximately one and a half hours at 3575 Connestee Trail into Lake Tiroga,...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 20, 2019

School Board Presents Budget To Commissioners

With a 10.5-cent property tax increase likely to be approved to pay for the $68 million school construction bond, some county commissioners are voicing concerns at the Board of Education’s latest budget request. As previously reported, the school...

 

Connestee Falls Hosts Annual VISION Golf Tournament

VISION Transylvania’s 16th annual golf tournament at Connestee Falls drew golfers from local companies and golf enthusiasts alike to fund operational expenses and a tuition scholarship for the leadership program and its high school counterpart, VIZ...

 

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