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N.C. Mountain State Fair Will Not Be Held This Year

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of conditions come September, the N.C. Mountain State Fair will not be held in 2020. The fair was scheduled to take... — Updated 7/7/2020


School Sports Unsure About Contests – Transylvania County

With COVID-19 cases setting a new daily record for North Carolina on Tuesday, and with Gov. Roy Cooper yet to make an announcement regarding the reopening of public schools, there i... — Updated 7/9/2020


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... — Updated 7/9/2020 Full story


Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway.... — Updated 7/9/2020 Full story


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... — Updated 7/9/2020 Full story

 By Alex Perri    News 

MacDonald Moves On After Being At DuPont Forest's Beginnings

Former DuPont State Recreational Forest ranger Bruce MacDonald has worked with the N.C. Forest Service in some capacity since he was a student at Warren Wilson College in the... — Updated 7/9/2020


Legal Notices: July 9, 2020



Weeks Act Helped Create National Forests In North Carolina

One of the most important pieces of environmental legislation ever enacted by Congress was the passage of the Weeks Act on March 1, 1911. Named for its chief sponsor, Congressman... — Updated 7/9/2020


Lake Toxaway News

North Toxaway Baptist Food Bank The North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank will be open this Saturday, July 11, and serving the Lake Toxaway, Sapphire and Quebec communities during... — Updated 7/9/2020


Highlands Biological Station Begins Bird Banding Project

In conjunction with an international effort, the Highlands Biological Station has initiated a bird banding project in the high-elevation mountain community. At Western Carolina... — Updated 7/6/2020

 By Park Baker    News

Lowery Turned Life Around, Leads By Example-Brevard NC

If real-life experiences truly help prepare people for their careers, then Emily Lowery, director of The Haven, the local homeless shelter, can look at each and every person who... — Updated 7/6/2020


Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

What is taking place at the site used for the Beethoven art at the corner of Probart and North Caldwell streets? Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland said that five years ago, the city... — Updated 7/6/2020


Pisgah Health Foundation Awards Grant To Boys & Girls Club-Brevard NC

Pisgah Health Foundation has approved a grant request to The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County for funding summer programs for the youth who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to attend camp. The Boys &... — Updated 7/6/2020

 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19

Long-Term Care Facilities Work To Keep Virus At Bay-Brevard NC

Long-term care facilities in Transylvania County persist in keeping an outbreak of COVID-19 at bay with facility-wide testing protocols amid a national climate in which nursing homes are being impacted the most by the pandemic. Tra... — Updated 7/6/2020


This Is A Testing Time For All Of Us

By Lee H. Hamilton A few weeks ago, The New York Times ran an article noting that with the U.S. preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and massive unemployment, “its competitors are moving to fill... — Updated 7/6/2020


This Is A Testing Time For All Of Us

By Lee H. Hamilton A few weeks ago, The New York Times ran an article noting that with the U.S. preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and massive unemployment, “its competitors are moving to fill... — Updated 7/6/2020


Forest Service Urges Caution On Fireworks Use

N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to use extreme caution with fireworks to reduce the risk of igniting wildfires during Independence Day celebrations. "With the current... — Updated 7/3/2020


Brevard Welcomes Its First Public Skatepark-Brevard NC

Eagerly awaited by city residents for nearly a decade, Brevard's first public skatepark is finally ready for skaters to drop-in, according to a press release. Brevard City Council... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

City OKs Budget, Property Purchase-Brevard NC

On Monday, Brevard City Council approved the 2020/2021 city budget for the fiscal year, which began Wednesday, and includes no tax increase and for capital projects to be deferred to September. As previously reported, City Manager... — Updated 7/1/2020


Governor Approves Expanding 'Hometown Strong' Effort

Hometown Strong, an effort created to forge partnerships between rural communities and state government, will expand its focus to help all 80 rural North Carolina counties respond to COVID-19 and strengthen local economies. Gov.... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Local Dog Owners Say They're 'Thrilled' To See Dog Park Coming To Fruition -Brevard NC

When Katinka and Rodney Remus began generating public interest in a dog park in Brevard in 2014, Katinka remembered looking down at her 2-year-old Westie, Talley, to proclaim they... — Updated 7/1/2020


Connestee Falls Scholarship: Caroline Dockery Is Baking Up A Bright Future

No matter how hard you try, you will not find a sweeter woman than Caroline Dockery. She is the founder of Morsel Cookie Company, a fledging business getting ready to fly. And her... — Updated 7/1/2020


Drivers Asked To Join #KeysFreeNC Movement To Curb Impaired Driving

The N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program has a new weapon in its arsenal in the war against impaired driving during the Independence Day holiday – window chalk. "As a show of... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Staff Reports    News

Armadillo Sightings Likely To Increase In Transylvania-Brevard NC

Last Saturday, Sheila Johnson found an armadillo at her home in Lake Toxaway Estates. In the past few years, the county's N.C. Cooperative Extension office has heard of armadillo... — Updated 7/1/2020


Brevard Foster Families Appreciate Free Night Out Courtesy Of Donors

In the best-case scenarios for charitable giving, the costs are shared and the impact is doubled or tripled. That is exactly what Birmingham-based attorney Lawrence King of... — Updated 7/1/2020


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