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 By Matt McGregor    News    June 18, 2018 

Charges Filed In Goat Kidnap Case

While not exactly kidnapping, a report of a stolen goat in February on Limousine Lane in Pisgah Forest led to the arrest of an animal rights activist, 36-year-old Wayne Hsiung, on June 7 at the...

 
 News    June 18, 2018 

Wayfinding Signs Placed In Key Spots Around County

New wayfinding signs are appearing all over Transylvania County thanks to grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the county's Tourism Develop-ment Authority (TDA). The project was...

 

Proud Of President

I am very proud of our president. He has accomplished so much in the year-and-a-half he has been in office. Unemployment is down, the stock market is up and now the summit with North Korea. He may not be perfect, but if there is a perfect man living...

 

Barkers To Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

John and Helen Barker, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 22, 2018. They first met in California in 1966, when he was stationed at George Air Force Base, and she was...

 

Elaine Barbuto Turns 100

Elaine Barbuto was born in New York City, May 18, 1918. She later married Dominic and moved to Cranford, N.J. to raise their family, two daughters, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren....

 

Mountain Skies: Asteroid Vesta Barely Visible To Naked Eye

The Planets While we have the beautiful spring constellations in our evening sky, such exciting things are happening with the planets that I can’t resist starting with them. For those of you watching the sky, you know we now have the two brightest...

 

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 Lutheran Church of... 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 DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned. Brevard Police Chief...

 

Public Warned About Bear Encounters In Pisgah District

Pisgah National Forest officials are warning visitors to Bent Creek Experimental Forest and Black Balsam on the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look out for black bears. Increased reports of bear activity in these areas indicate that visitors...

 

Legal notices: June 14, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E194 EXECUTOR’S –- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Administrators of the Estate of Carolyn McCall Austin of...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 11, 2018

School Board Upset At Funding Formula

During their meeting at Brevard High School last Monday evening, some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their displeasure regarding the budget process at both the local and state level. Board Chair Tawny McCoy said that...

 

Brevard Academy Has Been Selected For The Specialized Foundation Bike Program Grant

The Specialized Foundation announced that Brevard Academy is one of the select nationwide schools to receive a grant to begin the Riding for Focus cycling program for the 2018-19 school year. The Riding for Focus curriculum integrates cycling into...

 

Cradle Invites Nature Enthusiasts To Pink Beds Bioblitz

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites nature enthusiasts of all ages and knowledge levels to the Pink Beds BioBlitz on Saturday, June 16. Be a citizen scientist with naturalists and forest...

 

Special Olympians Compete At The State Level

Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to Raleigh June 1-3 for state level competition, Summer Games. They competed for gold in athletics (track and field) and in Bowling. Twenty-two athletes...

 

Board Approves New Rosman Elementary School Principal – Brevard

At their regular meeting on Monday, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved the recommendation by Superintendent Jeff McDaris for Robert Dinsdale to become the new principal of Rosman Elementary School. “We are pleased to...

 

Democracy

What is democracy? In its simplest form, it is a government by the people and for the people. It is not a fascist type of government. Fascism, in my opinion, is the type of government we have in Brevard as ruled by the county commissioners. The...

 

Cole, DuBose Engagement Announced

Michael and Kimberly Cole, of Mills River, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Patricia Cole, to Eric Buel DuBose Jr., son of Eric and Lori DuBose, of Lexington, S.C....

 

Legal notices: June 7, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 17-E-269 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of John Raymond Barber of Transylvania...

 

Waterfall Safety Press Event Rescheduled To June 13 - Brevard

The waterfall safety press event that was postponed because of last week’s flooding has been rescheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, in Pisgah National Forest at Cove Creek Group Campground. This event is sponsored by the Transylvania County...

 

Looking Glass Realty Welcomes Adam Skoog To The Team

Looking Glass Realty welcomes new agent, Adam Skoog, to their team of dedicated and experienced realtors. Skoog has an extensive marketing background that allows him to develop creative solutions...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 4, 2018

Teacher Of The Year Goes To Missy West

Missy West of Rosman Middle School was named Teacher of the Year at an awards ceremony held in the Rogow Room of the Transylvania County Library last Thursday evening. Rhonda Whitmire, who presented...

 

Castro Receives Rotary's Highest Honor

Joe Castro, Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest member, recently received Rotary International's highest honor, the Service Above Self Award. This honor recognizes Rotarians who demonstrate Rotary's motto,...

 

Woodsy Owl Looking For Club Members

The Cradle of Forestry in America announces their summer nature and educational series, “Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club” every Wednesday and Thursday, beginning June 13 and ending Aug. 2. Programs are held from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Curiosity...

 

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