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 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 20, 2019 

City Council Approves Its 2020 Budget

Brevard City Council unanimously approved a $24.3 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year Monday, including no property tax increase, a 4 percent increase in water and sewer fees and $530,000 in funding for the Railroad Depot project. Tom Whitlock,...

 
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Play With Shelter Dogs For Free This Saturday

The life of a shelter dog is definitely not a life of fun and games, but founder of Canine Care Pals, Jeanne Toder, is committed to changing the lives of the Transylvania County Shelter dogs so their...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us in worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will share a message from Paul’s letter to the Galatians 3:23-29. Nursery care is available for the youngest disciples. Ages 4 through...

 

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...

 

D.D. Bullwinkel's: Twenty-Five Years Strong

In the summer of 1994, “The Lion King” and “Forest Gump” dominated at the box office; the All-4-One hit “I Swear” was at the top of the Billboard Charts; and O.J. Simpson had Americans...

 

Bonnie Hawkins Grose

Bonnie Hawkins Grose, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Hendersonville Health and Rehab. She was a daughter of the late Ragan Morris Hawkins and Ethel Leigh Turner Hawkins....

 

Danny Ray McMahan

Danny Ray McMahan, 70, of Brevard, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019. He was the son of the late Auzel and Hazel McMahan. He served his country in the United States Army in Vietnam. After his army service, he returned home and worked for McCrary...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Feinstein Loves Singing Great American Songbook

Five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein, who is looking forward to returning to Brevard Music Center on Tuesday, June 25, to present “That’s Entertainment,” welcomes the title of...

 

The Unborn Have Value

If you don’t believe in abortion you are labeled a misogynist, meaning you hate women. So, if you believe in abortion, does that make you a hater of the unborn? There must be a real catchy name for that. As more and more advancements are made in...

 

Old Time Street Dances Resume This Tuesday

Brevard’s Old Time Street Dance returns to Brevard’s downtown Tuesday, June 18, and will run every Tuesday through Aug. 6. Free dance instruction starts at 6:30, and authentic Appalachian dance...

 

VISION Transylvania Graduates Class Of 2019

Members of the 2018/19 VISION Class pose for a photo before graduation. VISION Transylvania is a community leadership development program committed to building a network of informed, capable and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 13, 2019

Council Talks About Budget Changes-Brevard, NC

Nonprofit funding, major capital projects and employee salaries were discussed by Brevard City Council during a budget workshop last week. The council will hold a public hearing Monday on its proposed budget for the 2019/2020 fiscal year, which...

 

Church News

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, June 16, Keith Thompson will be preaching from John 3 in a message, “A Plan for the Summer.” Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 

Eugene "Gene" Charles O'Hare

Eugene “Gene” Charles O’Hare, 84, of Brevard, died June 7, 2019. As an Irish Catholic kid from Canarsie, Brooklyn, he attended Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, where he credits the...

 
 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...

 

The Journey Inward: Why You Can Have Pain, But No Suffering

Several years ago, my son and I experienced severe turbulence on a flight back from Florida. He was only 10 at the time and as the plane was rocking back and forth, he asked me: “Will the plane crash?” His question is common when people on airpla...

 

Tammy Moman Named Teacher Of The Year

Tammy Moman, a health science teacher at Brevard High School, was named Teacher of the Year for Transylvania County Schools at an awards event held at the Transylvania County Library Thursday evening....

 
 By Matt McGregor    Features    May 30, 2019

Tucker Comforts The Bereaved

In that aching place where loss knocks the lives of the bereaved out of the orbit of day-to-day life, Tucker, an 11-month-old grief dog, is there to meet those mourning with a good-natured smile and a calming presence. "When he comes into the arrange...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday, June 2, for worship. The Rev. Keith Thompson will preach on Matthew 9:18-26, “A Miraculous Interruption.” The Lord’s Supper will be served at both morning worship services. Sunday...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019

City Manager Proposes No Tax Increase In Budget

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes no property tax increase, but a hike in water and sewer fees. Fatland presented his $24.3 million budget during Brevard City Council’s regular meeting on...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    May 23, 2019

Boys & Girls Club Seeks New Executive Director

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, Transylvania County’s largest youth organization, has good news and sad news these days, according to a press release. Founded in 1999, the good news is that 2019 marks 20 years of impressive growth, to the point...

 

Book Remembers 'Fallen Heroes'

Editor’s Note: At 9 a.m. on Saturday, the American Legion and VFW will host the annual parade and wreath ceremony in downtown Brevard. The following story highlights a new book that commemorates...

 

DAR Members Meet For Final Meeting Of Term

The May 14 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution began at 5 p.m. at Lola’s Old Hickory House, with a social hour presided over by Bob Jenkins and Carroll...

 

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