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Roxie G. Davis

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, surrounded by her family, Roxie G. Davis, of Pisgah Forest, joined the Lord in Heaven. She was 93. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Gunter and was th...

 

Larry Norman Thomas

Larry Norman Thomas, 79, of Quebec, passed away quietly in his sleep at his home, Neal Thomas Place, on June 10, 2019.  Larry was the eighth child born to the late Larry O’Neal and Norma Chappell T...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 4, 2019

Missing Camp Girls Found A Day Later In Jackson County

The two teenaged girls reported missing from the Lake Toxaway area late Sunday night were found safe Monday evening in Jackson County. Law enforcement officials found Gaby Caturano, 14, and Isabella Bianca, 15, around 8:30 p.m. in the mountain area...

 

Dr. Brooks Will Be Greatly Missed

Last week, Brevard lost Dr. Clyde Brooks after a severe stroke. He was a true Brevard personality who practiced veterinary medicine here for over 40 years. He was also a gifted writer publishing a children’s book about a three-legged dog called...

 

Larry Thomas

Larry Thomas was the eighth child born to the late Larry O’Neal and Norma Chappell Thomas inside the current Gorges State Park. He went peacefully to join lost loved ones at the end of a...

 

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...

 

UPDATE: Missing Girls From Camp Found-Lake Toxaway, NC

Officials say that the two teenaged girls reported missing from the Lake Toxaway area on late Sunday night have been found and are safe and back in the custody of Trails Carolina Wilderness Camp. Law...

 

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...

 

Edgar William Daves

Edgar William Daves, 86, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, June 27, 2019. A lifelong resident of Transylvania County, he was the son of Evangel and Rhoda Owen Daves. In addition to hi...

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors    July 1, 2019

Destination Hike: Cove Creek Falls-Transylvania County, NC

Cove Creek Falls is a 50-foot waterfall located just past Cove Creek Group Campground in Pisgah National Forest. About a 2-miles round trip, the hike offers two “bonus” falls to visit on the way...

 

Cozart Dental Welcomes A.J. Nicopoulos

The staff at Cozart Dental is pleased to welcome Dr. A.J. Nicopoulos, DDS, on staff. “My favorite thing about practicing dentistry is the ability to make impactful changes in the lives of my...

 

Water Oak Dental Welcomes Dr. Meghan Valdes To Brevard

Dr. Krishinger and Dr. Root of Water Oak Dental are pleased to announce Dr. Meghan Valdes is joining their dental practice. “What I love most about dentistry is the life-long impact patients can...

 

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey, 91, died peacefully June 20, 2019, at Southminster in Charlotte, N.C., after several years of declining health with Alzheimers. The daughter of the late Nancy and Joe...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 13, 2019

Academy Students Have 75 Percent Proficiency Rating

Ted Duncan, director of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, informed the school’s board of directors June 5 that the overall proficiency rate for students on this year’s end-of-grade tests for reading and science is 75 percent. Dunca...

 
 Events   

Earthshine Plans Family Day

This spring, the Earthshine Lodge in Lake Toxaway transitioned ownership and management to Ali Holroyd Lien and Anna Bracco. The new owners are thrilled to continue the Earthshine legacy by providing a wide range of retreats, outdoor education...

 

Beverly Joann Hanzal Martin

Beverly Joann Hanzal Martin died Tuesday, May 27, 2019, at Torre’s home in Brevard. Born Jan. 9, 1936, in Parshall, N.D., she was the daughter of the late John Ambrose Hanzal and Clarice Leona Julson Hanzal. She graduated high school in Parshall...

 

News of Organizations

Brevard Hearing Loss Dr. Beth Fountain will present the next program for the Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America on the topic of safety for hearing aid and cochlear implant users. Fountain has lived in the Asheville area since...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 27, 2019

Library Director Yount Turning The Page

From card catalogue to Internet, Anna Yount, who is shelving the book on her time as the Transylvania County Library director on May 31, has seen much change. However, Yount said, the traditional...

 

Dunns Rock News

Rockbrook Connections A simple show of hands at last week’s community center dinner showed how much Rockbrook Camp for Girls has touched the lives of Dunn’s Rock community members. A majority of...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Community Meeting Cedar Mountain Community Center President Suzanne Lawson recognized Abby Smith as the 2019 recipient of the $1,000 Cedar Mountain Community Center Scholarship. Smith is a rising sophomore at Florida Southern College...

 

Pisgah Project 2019

Local companies like Cane Creek Cycling Components, Industry Nine, Reeb Cycles, TRP Cycling, Thomson Bike, Maxxis tires, Chromag, Find Your Line Bike Shop and Oskar Blues Brewery have teamed up with...

 

Space Day Open House At PARI Set For May 4

The Learning Center at PARI is hosting its annual Space Day open house Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 200-acre campus will be open to the public for activities and events that are...

 

Small Business Center Announces Outdoor Industry Seminar Series

Presented by The Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College along with presenter, Ryan Taylor – the Recrepreneur, this hands-on seminar series is offered free for all outdoor industry entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. This...

 

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