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 By Matt McGregor    News    February 21, 2019 

Council Reverses Vote On Changes To Steep Slopes

On Monday, Brevard City Council voted 3-2 against a proposal that would have allowed for construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent to a roughly 50 percent grade. Councilmen Maurice Jones and Mac Morrow supported the change,...

 

N.C. State Highlights Transylvania's Project Empathy

Transylvania’s Project Empathy was one of five efforts selected by N.C. State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) to be highlighted at their recent ReCONNECT forum on Feb. 11. The focus of this forum was to talk about ways that...

 

BES Announces Honor Roll For Second Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Jordan Buford, Harry Burges, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli Hardy, Rebecca...

 

Arrest Made After Shooting Incident

Mark Anthony Rushton, 35, has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury after an early morning shooting incident, Thurs-day, at 228 Oakdale...

 

Steep Slope Changes On City's Radar

Brevard City Council is currently moving toward increasing the allowable construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent grade to just shy of a 50 percent grade. The current proposal also recommends changing the formula for...

 

Rosman News

Pancake Supper A pancake supper will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., Feb. 21, at the Rosman High cafeteria. Proceeds will go toward the senior trip. Rosman Varsity Baseball The Varsity Tigers will scrimmage Pisgah on Feb. 22 at home and...

 

Max Edwin Shepherd

Max Edwin Shepherd, 80, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at The Oaks of Brevard after a 16-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born Aug. 18, 1938, in Sylva, N.C. to the late Paul Franklin Shepherd and Azalee Harris...

 

PFE Announces Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll James Brooks, Keaton Campbell, Aaron Cipriano, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline...

 

Guest Column: Mark Harris Should Take A Seat And Wait

Hurry up and wait. That’s the message for Republican candidate, Baptist minister and aspiring track star Mark Harris this week, who asked a Superior Court judge to do what North Carolina’s election honchos won’t – suspend disbelief and...

 

Movie Magic Found In 'The Good Things Devil's Do'

It was supposed to be one last heist, but it shouldn't be a surprise that a burglary in Transylvania County would be interrupted by an ancient vampire's awakening, resulting in a night of terror....

 

BMS Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Zoe Axtell, Emma Bailey, Maxwell Bailey, Maxton Ballard, Michael Benitez Rivera, David Bohn, Steven Bohn,...

 

Brevard Academy Releases Honor Roll For Second Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Emma Brown, Lacy Burgess, Naomi Gardner, Aiden Jenkins, Avery Owens, Claire Owens, Stella Sawyers, Morgan...

 

Guest Column: Finding Common Ground On The Confederate Flag

The following is the Transylvania NAACP’s response to the Brevard City Council and City Attorney Michael Pratt on the issue of the public display of the Confederate flag during public events: We are profoundly disappointed that the Brevard City...

 

Pisgah Pete Set To Predict, Squirrel Count Returning

Brevard's white squirrel ambassador, Pisgah Pete, returns this Saturday to predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter, but have you ever wondered how many white squirrels there really are...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 31, 2019

Nepal Birthing Center Nears Completion

Last September Brenda Birrell came to Brevard to visit a longtime friend, Catherine Chapman. She was also coming to see if she could raise $6,000 to build a new birthing center in Nepal. Birrell is...

 

Connestee Falls News

A Fond Farewell Connestee Falls resident Fred Greene, who passed away at his home Jan. 18, was the recipient of a warm-hearted "roast" in the Blue Ridge Lounge on Monday, Jan. 28. Following a funeral...

 

Council Approves Crosswalk Beacons

Brevard City Council approved purchasing two rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRRB) for the crosswalk on Ecusta Road near the City Sports Complex and on Broad Street between Brevard College and First United Methodist Church. The city Parks and...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 28, 2019

Chamber Recognizes Local Businesses

D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors was named Business of the Year and Lucia Gerdes, owner of Cedar Mountain Canteen, was named Business Person of the Year during Saturday's Bre-vard/Transylvania County...

 

Blue Devil, Tiger Wrestlers Advance To Dual Team Playoffs

The conference tournaments for area prep wrestling teams were held last week, with Brevard and Rosman wrapping up their regular seasons. The Blue Devils finished second at the Mountain Six tournament, behind Pisgah. Individual finishers for...

 

Blue Devils Secure Second Place With Win Over Mustangs - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Blue Devil wrestling team defeated Smoky Mountain, 36-31, to lock up second place in the Mountain Six Conference on Tuesday night....

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 24, 2019

Voices Raised In Celebration, Unity - Brevard, NC

The community celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday night during the annual "Unity in the Community" event that began with a march from Bethel "A" Baptist church and concluded with...

 

Local Author Don Harris Releases 'Grandpa's Fish'

For Jody Dayton, the summer of 1943 marks the change from a boy to a man. Death, murder, love, hate, lies and growing self-confidence push him toward adulthood. After being sent to the mountains to live with his forest ranger grandfather, Jody...

 

Warren Wilson College To Host 10th Annual 'Drawing Discourse' Exhibition

UNC Asheville's juried international exhibition, "Drawing Discourse," will open with special events on Jan. 18-19 featuring renowned artists and curators, including juror Claire Gilman, Mel Chin, Anne...

 

Brevard, Rosman Weekend Wrestling Tournament Results

The Brevard Blue Devil and Rosman Tiger wrestling teams participated in the Johnson-Stamey Mill Town Invitational wrestling tournament over the weekend at Pisgah High School. Both teams finished in the upper half of the standings, with Brevard...

 

Altman, Brown Take Top Three Spots In Climbing Competition

Brevard College student-athletes Madison Altman and Danielle Brown finished in second and third place, respectively, to lead the BC climbing team at the Tennessee Bouldering Authority Collegiate Competition held on Saturday. Altman finished the...

 

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