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Letters And Poems

In the last several weeks, we have received several poems from readers. Some of them have been submitted to run as Opinions of the Reader while others have been submitted to run on the Arts & Entertainment pages. With one or two... — Updated 2/12/2020


Jeanne Marie Smith

Jeanne Marie Smith, 93, died Jan. 8, 2020, in Brevard. She was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Olean, N.Y., to Joseph and Dorothy Smith. She graduated from New York City’s Latin American... — Updated 1/29/2020


Connestee Falls News

Kicked Off The Bucket List So how did you celebrate your 80th birthday? Dinner out, maybe? A little party? Well, Lois O’Connor had a better idea. She marked the beginning of her ninth decade by dancing with the Radio City... — Updated 1/29/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Top Businesses – Brevard, NC

It was an evening of celebration Saturday night as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event at Brevard College's Porter Center. The hallmark ev... — Updated 1/27/2020


Jacqueline "Jackie" Taylor Guryan

Jacqueline Taylor Guryan passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Brevard, at the age of 90. She was born Oct. 3, 1929, to Thomas and Maude Taylor, in Mumford, N.Y. She was the... — Updated 1/27/2020


Mission Increases Bills Without Notification

I am the HR manager of Connestee Falls Property Owners Association located in Brevard and currently offer health insurance benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield NC. We have several employees who use the primary care physicians... — Updated 1/27/2020


"Jackie" Taylor Guryan

Jacqueline Taylor Guryan passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Brevard, at the age of 90. She was born Oct. 3, 1929, to Thomas and Maude Taylor, in Mumford, N.Y. She was the... — Updated 1/24/2020


Dunn's Rock News

A Hidden Treasure Even though Martha Ellenburg is a regular at Dunn's Rock Community Center events, you might not see her unless you venture into the kitchen. She's typically at the... — Updated 1/15/2020


AAUW Set To Put Out Yellow Boxes – Brevard, NC

The yellow boxes are coming. Some New Year’s resolutions include reducing stacks of books. In February, the Brevard chapter of AAUW will make that task easier by placing the... — Updated 1/15/2020


Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2020 Board Of Directors – Brevard, NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2020 Board of Directors. The board was recently finalized with the election of five individuals for the 2020-2022 term, including newly elected Bill Medl (Connestee Fal... — Updated 1/3/2020

 By Ben Eller    Education

Program Provides $111,000 In Scholarships

On Dec. 18 the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program presented checks to Transylvania County Schools, Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. Each received $37,000,... — Updated 12/26/2019

 By Jim Grodnik    Lifestyles

Rhyme Time In Connestee Falls

The day after Christmas in Connestee Falls Is a time for reflection and merry y’alls. Now to the grindstone I must put my nose It’s time to write poetry and forego the prose. So here’s to our friends in this forested glen... — Updated 12/26/2019


Betty Underwood Berg

Betty Underwood Berg, of Brevard, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away early in the morning of Dec. 14, 2019, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Born Jan. 4, 1927, in... — Updated 12/18/2019


Charles "Charlie" Henry Brown

Charles “Charlie” Henry Brown, 84, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. He was a son of the late Norman and Velma Holt Brown. In addition to his parents, he was... — Updated 12/11/2019


Dollar General Dilemma

The possibility of the construction of a Dollar General store on the Greenville Highway in front of the Carr’s Hill Baptist Church represents the conflict between the fundamentals of our economic system with our sense of... — Updated 12/11/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Store Opposition Meets To Organize – Transylvania County, NC

Community members gathered at Duckpond Pottery off Greenville Highway on Friday to discuss their plan to prevent the proposed Dollar General from being built across the street. The proposed location is a cornfield that sits in a... — Updated 12/5/2019


Nominate Local Volunteers For Governor's Service Award – Transylvania County, NC

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards. Transylvania County nominations are being coordinated by United Way's TRAIN (Transylvania... — Updated 11/29/2019


Connestee Falls News

In Their Own Words Janis Allen's book "World War II Veterans of the Carolinas: Their Stories in Their Own Words" provides a fascinating glimpse of history through the eyes of 27... — Updated 11/27/2019


Annual Free Rein Gala Draws 200 People – Brevard, NC

More than 200 party-goers heard it straight from the horse's mouth how their support helps Free Rein Center. As the special guest of the night, Zoey the pony encouraged attendees... — Updated 11/25/2019


Thankful For Farmers' Market

Over the past seven months, our local farmers’ market has collected fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, and other healthy foods to support the neighbors in need in our county. Many local residents bought a dozen eggs for themselves... — Updated 11/25/2019


Watch Timing On Road Projects

The announcement last month that several major road projects in Transylvania County have been placed on the 2020 Build N.C. bond issuance list is good news. The three projects slated for construction are: the installation of... — Updated 11/20/2019


Connestee Falls News

High Drama One rainy October day, Emilia Thompson of Sedi Lane sent out an SOS on the Nextdoor blog. Her cat Sammy was 18-foot high in a tree and showed no signs of descending. “He’s a year old and doesn’t know how to get... — Updated 10/30/2019


Donald Joseph Chappuis

Donald Joseph Chappuis, born Feb. 5, 1923, in Rayne, La., passed away on Oct. 19, 2019, in Flower Mound, Texas, where he resided the last 3-1/2 years of his life. He was the son of... — Updated 10/28/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Thanksgiving Potluck Monday, Nov. 11, will be the annual Thanksgiving Dinner potluck at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. You are asked to bring your favorite... — Updated 10/23/2019


Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Halloweenfest – Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy Brevard’s Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. During gallery walk the TC Arts Council will host an opening reception for their new exhibi... — Updated 10/23/2019


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