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 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...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

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...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

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...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Cellist Peled Returns For Philharmonic Fundraiser

Israeli cellist Amit Peled, a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence who performed with the Brevard Philharmonic in 2016, will return for a house concert at the Brevard home of...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Winners Of White Squirrel Photo Contest Announced

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the Heart of Brevard to host the 15th annual White Squirrel Photo Contest. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council said, the...

 

Cedar Mountain News

CMFRD Memorial BBQ Come on down for a fundraiser BBQ lunch with all the trimmings at the fire station on Saturday, May 25. The auxiliary will be serving mouth watering barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Gallery Walk Kicks Off White Squirrel Weekend

Explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on May 24 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Brevard. This free walkable event kicks-off the 2019 White Squirrel Festival Weekend. New this month is a collaborative art project by...

 

Janet Lucille Krug

Janet Lucille Krug, 93, of Etowah, formerly of Oshkosh, Wis., passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, in hospice at Lake Point Landing Life Care, in Hendersonville. She was born July 16, 1925, in Oshkosh,...

 

John Andrew Curro

John Andrew Curro, 84, of Brevard, passed away May 17, 2019, at home under Hospice care. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Anna Fallica Curro. In addition to his parents, a son, John Jr., preceded him in death at the age of 50....

 

Rosenwald News

The ladies at Bethel “A” transformed the Fellowship Hall last Saturday into a fine teahouse and treated over 50 ladies to a delightful afternoon. Thank you to Sherry Edington for sharing...

 
 By Jermiah Reed    Sports    May 23, 2019 

Loie Felty Officially Joins Warren Wilson Soccer Team

For Loie Felty, last Wednesday was the moment when a longtime dream became a reality. Felty, a senior at Brevard High School, officially signed to join the Warren Wilson women’s soccer team after...

 
 Church    May 23, 2019 

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

 

Support Nurses, SAVE ACT

Thank you for the recent article about nurses. Nurses are often a lifeline and more important than one realizes, particularly if a hospital closes in an area. Kathleen Balogh recently spoke in Buncombe County from the NC Council for Women. There was...

 

Chumbley, Fogel And Leazenby Display Work

May in the mountains is a truly special time as flowers of every sort begin to bloom. Number 7 Arts is putting a colorful foot forward too, featuring three of its more than 30 artists: Peter Chumbley...

 

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...

 

The Big Band Theory To Play At 185 King St.

The Big Band Theory featuring Patrick Smith and Noel Felty are bringing their many years from the jam circuit to 185 King St. on Friday, May 17, at 8 p.m. They will be joined by Mark McDaniel and Howie Johnson. Smith’s music is heavy with...

 

Church Activities

Bethel Baptist We will celebrate our historic 154th church anniversary at Bethel Baptist Church on Sunday, May 19, at 4 p.m. We invite all to join us for this joyous occasion. Our guest speaker will be Rev. Sheldon Southerland from Greensboro, N.C....

 

Rosenwald News

I don’t know about you, but it has been a whirlwind of a week, culminating last weekend in a fabulous Aretha Franklin documentary for Mother’s Day! It was an extraordinary, emotional experience...

 

Di Ucci Publishes Her First Novel

Former long-time Brevard resident Di Ucci, now residing in the foothills of South Carolina, has published her first novel, "Going to Empty," which is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle....

 

Joseph James Mehalic Jr.

Joseph James Mehalic Jr., 82, of Brevard, passed away peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife, Sunday, May 5, 2019. He was born Dec. 10, 1936, to the late Joseph and Sally Mehalic in New Castle,...

 

Lorraine Marguerite Fitzgerald

Lorraine Marguerite Fitzgerald, 83, of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Born in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Irving Russell and Ida Cyr Kendall. In addition to her parents, her son, Patrick Fitzgerald, also preceded...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 13, 2019

Box Derby Will Not Race At Festival

The box derby races will not be held during this year’s White Squirrel Festival, with last year’s accident during a race the apparent reason. Gary Kendrick, one of six people injured on May 27, 2018, during the box derby race, died a few days...

 

Rosman News

Balsam Grove Community Center There will be a large, indoor yard sale at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Tomato plants, pepper plants and eggplants will be available, as well as household items, clothes...

 

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