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 By Matt McGregor    News    February 14, 2019 

Anonymous Couple Buys A Camper For Fire Victims

A charitable couple who wish to remain anonymous has donated a travel-camper to the newly wed Josh and Stephanie Flood, who lost their old camper in a fire on Jan. 31. As previously reported, a few...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 14, 2019 

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director for the N.C. Office...

 

Little River News

LRCC Event At 6:30 p.m., Feb. 21, the Little River Community Center (LRCC) will hold its first gathering in 2019. We will have a soup supper. Bring a crockpot of your favorite soup. If you are not crazy about making soup, then bring bread or...

 

News Of Organizations

Basic Apple Group Join us Monday, Feb. 18 for the Basic Apple Group’s monthly meeting to learn some quick tips for your Apple computer and iPhone or iPad. You will be surprised at the tasks Apple can do automatically to make your computer or...

 

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...

 

Merle Garner Driggers

Merle Garner Driggers, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Feb. 12, 2019. She was a native of Hope Mills, N.C., born April 21, 1931, to Effie and Earl Garner. She was the wife of Archie Driggers, with whom she celebrated 68 years of marriage. She was the...

 

Legal Notices: February 14, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR INVITATION FOR BIDS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is soliciting bids for the Lease and Servicing Program for Multi-Functional Digital Copiers and Maintenance Agreement...

 

We Need Gentle Men, Not Bullies

Growing up in Wyoming, we felt safe because bullies were taunted with “Pick on somebody your own size!” And then somebody their size would offer themselves. Men who beat up women were scorned and considered cowardly. This seemed to be the Code...

 

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

 

Picturing The Past: Pisgah Builders Supply Was Once A Local Icon

Pisgah Builders Supply, Inc. announced its formal opening in Pisgah Forest on Feb. 28, 1946. The business carried a wide range of supplies, including lumber, wall board, brick, cement, shingles,...

 

Everyday Education: Some Students Face Language Challenges

Take a moment and think back about a first day of school from your past. The feelings of excitement to see other students, worries about finding the right classrooms, nerves upon meeting your teachers for the first time, and wondering if you have...

 

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...

 

Totally Unfair Badgering

I have just watched a good part of the hearing in which acting AG Whitaker is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee. It is not a confirmation hearing but is supposed to be a function of oversight of the Justice Department. That committee...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 11, 2019

Local School Expenses Projected To Go Up

Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations for Transylvania County Schools, has projected a possible increase of 2.95 percent, the equivalent of $378,585, in local expenditures for daily operational costs next year. Barger...

 

Legal Notices: February 7, 2019

The Transylvania County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of $104,212 in intervention and prevention funds for services to youths most at risk of court involvement. JCPC funds require a local cash or in-kind match...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Begins Community Grants Program

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest has begun its Community Grants program for 2019. The grants are made annually to nonprofit organizations that provide services within Transylvania County in the areas of children, education or health. Grants are not...

 

Brevard AAUW Explores Outdoor Adventures

Jayne Fought is among several other Transylvania residents who consider Pisgah Forest their backyard. Fortunately, she has discovered and explored many other “back yards” in the United States as an outdoor adventure specialist for almost three...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson's Support Group The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church located at 249 E. Main St., Brevard. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. with light...

 

BRCC Adds Casey To Adult Ed Classroom Team

By Michele Handy When walking the halls of Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania Campus, it is not uncommon to hear a loud, "Wonderful!" followed by a peal of laughter. That is how students and... Full story

 

Appreciates Honor Guard

In the Jan. 28 edition, the commander of the Transylvania County Honor Guard, Howard Thiele, wrote a beautiful tribute to the excellent job the Honor Guard did at the funeral service for LCDR Thomas Henry Gainer Jr. My husband and I have always been...

 

Calvin Louis Curry Jr.

Calvin Louis Curry Jr., 89, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. A native of Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Calvin Louis and Jane Blattenberger Curry. In addition to his...

 

James E. "Jim" Rowe

James E. Rowe, 86, of Brevard, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. He was born March 1, 1932, in Joplin, Mo., the son of the late James and Ardath Rowe. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Carol...

 

Pisgah District Back In Business After Shutdown

Federal employees, volunteers and others in the Pisgah District of Pisgah National Forest have been busily back at work since the 35-day federal government shutdown ended on Jan. 25. "We've had one...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 4, 2019

Couple's Home Lost To Fire

A couple lost all their possessions after a travel-camper fire Thursday morning at 2910 Asheville Highway gutted Josh Flood and Stephanie Galloway's home in a matter of minutes. While there were no...

 

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