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Taking The Challenge

On Saturday, Workout Anytime Brevard held its 4th annual Stair Climber Challenge in honor of the men and women who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. The challenge involved... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Holly Votaw    Lifestyles 

Contemplative Path Dedicated, Open To All

With a bundle of rosemary dipped in holy water, the Rev. Elizabeth Roles showered blessings along the new Contemplative Path at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard on Sunday,... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

A Look At The Past: The England Family Of West Main

Editor's Note: Rebecca Suddeth, the Transylvania Heritage Museum curator, provided the following information. Thomas England was the nephew of Alexander England Jr., one of the... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Butler Bridge Reopens In Time For Fair

A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation agreed to complete a major bridge project over Interstate 26 by the start of the Mountain State Fair. They’ve accomplished their goal. Butler Bridge Road in northern... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Each Year Many AOTC Riders Are Return Visitors

From its beginning in 2000, Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest’s Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) has grown from 48 riders to the present limit of 1,000 riders. For this Saturday’s ride, 350 registrants are first timers, 490 have... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Free Rein Postpones Annual Gala, Seeks Volunteers

The Free Rein Board of Directors felt it was in the best interest of everyone to postpone the proposed upcoming gala. "Our interest is always for the safety of our clients,... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Paul Hollenack Promoted To Colonel In The State National Guard

During a ceremony on Aug. 28, Paul Hollenack was promoted to colonel in the N.C. Army National Guard. He is the son of Bill and Judy Hollenack of Brevard. Hollenack was commissioned... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Brevard College To Showcase Music Faculty This Sunday

Brevard College will resume its annual Music Faculty Showcase at 3 p.m., Sunday, in the Porter Center Concert Hall. In keeping with recent tradition, the concert falls during Family Weekend at the college, and it serves as a... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Picturing The Past How Many Stories Can One Picture Tell?

One of the greatest parts about looking into history is seeing old photographs and discovering the stories behind these images of the past. Within each picture, there are numerous... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Brevard Insurance Agency Welcomes Two New Agents

The Brevard Insurance Agency, Inc, welcomed two new agents this summer, Kate Chaump and Brad Toms, who were recently licensed in North Carolina. With their addition, Brevard Insurance is now a team of seven licensed agents with... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Cedar Mountain News

The Village And The Turnpike On Sunday, Sept. 26, Charley Burden, Doug Pace and Patty Stahl, authors of the book, “The Village and the Turnpike,” will hold an autograph and Q & A session at the Cedar Mountain Community Center... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Mountain Heritage Day Announces More Of Schedule

Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Day always combines the best of downhome gatherings, sing-alongs and the county fair into one daylong festival. The free, family fun... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

SylvanSport Developing Electric Motorhome Line

SylvanSport, the Brevard-based maker of camping trailers and gear, announced the development of a 100% electric motorhome line. To accomplish its vision, SylvanSport has partnered w... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Balsam Grove News

Jam Session There will be a jam session at the Balsam Grove Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 18. The menu is baked spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and drink. Food starts at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. Come join us for... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Deb McConaghy    Lifestyles 

Lake Toxaway News

Riverbend RV Resort Brisket Night The Riverbend RV Resort is cooking the meal this Friday, with a a special meal of brisket. Come early. We serve a dinner from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Fran Johnson    Lifestyles 

Cathey's Creek News

In the Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center, starting at 11 a.m. and includes singing hymns of blessings and a preaching service by Rev. Pete Lee. COVID-19... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Blue Zones Recognizes Local Rotary Clubs

The Blue Zones Project in Brevard held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday honoring three area Rotary clubs. The ceremony took place at Pisgah Health Foundation's monthly Friends at 5... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

Silent Auction Underway For Connestee Falls Scholarship Program

If you enjoy the competition of a good bidding war, then check out the second annual silent auction for the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program (CFSSP). The auction opened online Sept. 7 and runs through Thursday, Sept.... — Updated 9/13/2021

 

Mountain Song Festival Brings Back The Music

At the Mountain Song Festival Friday and Saturday, music by Steep Canyon Rangers , Charley Crocket and other acts kept the crowds happy and dancing at the Brevard Music Center. The... — Updated 9/13/2021

 

Glancing Back

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Sept. 16, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times. •The groundbreaking for the new hospital on Sunday, Sept. 19, will highlight nine years of planning and work by the trustees and... — Updated 9/13/2021

 

Pumpkin Fest Set To Return, Needs Volunteers

It's Pumpkin time! The weather is feeling fine. The Friends of Silvermont are excited, after a year off, to bring the 6th Annual Pumpkin Fest 2021 back on the last four weekends in... — Updated 9/13/2021

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dunn's Rock Celebration Postponed The Dunn's Rock Community Center's centennial event scheduled for Sept. 25 has been postponed. It is hoped that when COVID-19 cases have decreased... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Picturing The Past Large Brevard Home Lost To Fire

On Aug. 5, 1914, one of Brevard's largest and finest homes went up in flames. The house was located on what is today North Country Club Road, somewhere between Gillespie Circle and... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Lake Toxaway News

Raffle Winner Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for the queen-sized raffle quilt. We were able to raise $500. The lucky winner was Jackie Szuter, of the Riverbend RV Resor... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Quebec News

Cool Mornings The Labor Day weekend brought us wonderful cool mornings and low temperature afternoons. Our friend from Charlotte came and stayed a couple of days and sat outside almost the entire time she was here. Cool mornings... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

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