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 By Matt McGregor    News    July 16, 2018 

Goat Kidnapping Draws Outside Interests

Never has Chase Owen, a Transylvania County sheriff’s detective, taken such a high volume of nationwide and international calls at the department. “I’d say up to 3,000 and still coming,” he said. People from Canada, Greece, Australia, Mexico...

 
 News    July 16, 2018 

BC Installs Looping Systems At Three Lecture Locations

Brevard College recently announced the completion of induction looping in the Porter Center, Ingram Auditorium, and the largest lecture hall on campus (McLarty-Goodson 125) to make campus presentations and perform-ances more accessible to those with...

 
 Arts    July 16, 2018 

Asheville's Terpsicorps To Perform Tuesday

The renowned Brevard Music Center (BMC) continues its expansive summer festival offering to western North Carolina audiences with the BMC debuts of Asheville's Terpsicorps on July 17 and New York...

 

News of Organizations

Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club The Land of Waterfalls Camera Club presents two outstanding local photographers at its meeting on Thursday, July 19. Photographer Walter Arnold will share amazing images and techniques from his “Art of Abandonment...

 
 News    July 16, 2018 

Stroke Camp Offers Fun Break For Stroke Survivors

Marylee Nunley, whose husband survived a stroke, realized her dream of starting a camp for stroke survivors and their families in 2004. What began as a single camp in Illinois has grown into Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp, a national network of...

 

Mountain Skies: Mars Shines At Its Brightest On July 31

The Planets In describing the planets, I often point out that Venus and Jupiter are, after the moon, the brightest objects in the nighttime sky. Even Sirius, the Dog Star, the brightest star in the night sky, is not as prominent as these planets. But...

 

Cradle Of Forestry To Celebrate The Historical Locomotives That Traveled Pisgah National Forest

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to enjoy a Saturday, July 21, program about western North Carolina’s logging train history and the 1914 Climax logging locomotive on display at the Cradle. Visitors will learn about the locomotive and...

 

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

 

Jim Hardy: Going Green Will Save City Money -Brevard NC

Local resident Jim Hardy has a few ideas that he believes could help the city of Brevard “go green” and save some money. Hardy is an active member of the local chapter of the Sierra Club, and he presented his suggestions to the Brevard City Counc...

 

Houston Scout Troop 604 Visits WNC Military History Museum

Thirteen Scouts from Troop 604 of Houston, Texas, received some insights about military service from their leader during their visit to Brevard's WNC Military History Museum on July 4. Scoutmaster Ed...

 

Mountain Wildlife Days To Celebrate 15th Anniversary

The 15th annual Sapphire Valley Mountain Wildlife Days (MWD) will be held Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, at the Sapphire Valley Resort Community Center. This year's program is dedicated to our...

 

English To Head BRCC Workforce Development

Dr. Chris English has been named interim vice president for Economic and Workforce Development at Blue Ridge Community College, effective July 1. "Dr. English's experi-ence, expertise and commitment...

 

Applications Still Available For Jim Bob And Dottie Tinsley Scholarships

The Transylvania County Schools Educa-tional Foundation (TCSEF) is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism Scholarship to be awarded for the 2018/2019 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the Transyl-vania County...

 

Gov. Cooper And First Lady Visit SylvanSport

SylvanSport plays a prominent role in North Carolina's growing outdoor industry and was honored last week with a visit from Gov. Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristen Cooper. The Coopers met with Tom Demp...

 

Kirsten Kohl Joins Fisher Realty

Kirsten Kohl has joined the Fisher Realty sales force at the Sapphire/Lake Toxaway office. Kohl was born in Paris, France, to a Danish mother and an American father. After attending college in...

 

Toxaway Falls Garden Club Presents Three Scholarships

The Toxaway Falls Garden Club has announced the recipients of its annual scholarship program. These scholarship recipients were members of the Tigers Junior Garden Club at T.C. Henderson Elementary...

 

Governor Visits - Brevard, NC

Gov. Roy Cooper (left) meets with Tom Dempsey, owner of SylvanSport, for a tour of the Brevard facility last Friday. SylvanSport is a manufacturer of light-weight camper trailers, made here in town....

 

Young Elk Hanging Out In The Area-Brevard NC

The video of the elk crossing N.C. 280 near Turkey Pen a couple of weeks ago has circulated far and wide by now. But can the public expect to see more of them on this side of the Blue Ridge Parkway?...

 

Praise For Museum

I want to take this opportunity to commend the curator and directors of the Western North Carolina Military Museum for a job well done. I served in the Army for 24 years and have seen military museums all over the world and on each post I was assigne...

 

Mark Mothersbaugh Discusses Art At Bardo Art Center

The Western Carolina University School of Art and Design and WCU Bardo Arts Center announce a special evening with Mark Mothersbaugh on Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Mothersbaugh, well-known as a member of...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 28, 2018

Mantiques Coming To Downtown Brevard -Brevard NC

A new store, which will house an array of rustic collectibles for home furnishing, is in the works for the site on West Main Street in Brevard that once occupied Rice Furniture. The store is called Mantiques and is owned by Carl Littlefield, a...

 

Alma Kirstein Spicer

Alma Kirstein Spicer Alma Kirstein Spicer, 99, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late Ewald Carl and Levia McBrayer Kirstein. In...

 

Tina Duncan Solo Exhibit At Grace Centre Gallery

An exhibit of 16 North Carolina waterfall paintings by award winning artist Tina Duncan will be on display at the Grace Centre Gallery, off Highway 280 in Mills River. The show runs through July 8...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Chris Norton Plans For The Future

Chris Norton is a man of many talents. After his 2002 graduation from Brevard High School, he worked in construction as a laborer, then a carpenter’s helper and then a carpenter. Next, he obtained his contractor’s license, moved to Durham, N.C.,...

 

Local Ataxia Benefit Set

A fundraiser to benefit the National Ataxia Foundation will be held Saturday, June 23, at the Transylvania County Recreation Center. The goal of the “Western North Carolina Walk n’ Roll To Cure Ataxia” is to raise awareness, participation and d...

 

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