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Commissioners Unseal Closed Session Minutes - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Commissioners unsealed the minutes of 20 closed session meetings held between 2008 and 2014 during their regular meeting last Monday. The meetings all dealt with economic development, including the potential recruitment of new...

Funding For Driving Classes Set To Run Out - Brevard NC

It’s a busy time of the year for Alan Justice, transportation director for Transylvania County Schools. Justice has been to both Rosman and Brevard middle and high schools to sign up students to take summer driving classes, although, as of now,...

Interim Manager Recommends Axing Engineer Position - Brevard NC

Jay Johnston, the city of Brevard's director of engineering and utilities, has been told his position will be recommended not to be funded in the upcoming budget. Interim City Manager Jim Fatland...

Raising Autism Awareness: 1 Puzzle Piece At A Time – Transylvania County NC

Living with Autism often resembles a puzzle with pieces that are either missing or won't fit – all to create a disjointed image that is nonsensical and uncompromising – but also unexpected and...

PARI Hosts Annual Space Day Open House – Rosman NC

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is hosting its annual Space Day open house Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 200-acre campus will be open to the public with activities...

William Deaver Purchased Land From Allison

William Deaver was born Sept. 9, 1794. As a teenager, he was apprenticed to his grandfather, Andrew Miller, after the death of his parents. He also inherited property in Tennessee from his father....

Rosman Baseball Rallies To Beat Blue Ridge 9-7 – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers broke open a 6-6 tie in the top of the sixth to beat Blue Ridge 9-7 Friday in non-conference baseball action. Josh Rice led off the sixth by being hit by a pitch. He advanced to second when Cam Dotson reached on an error. Both...

Franklin Stuns Lady Blue Devils At Home 2-0 – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devil softball team, needing a win to control their own destiny in the WNC Athletic Conference, dropped a stunner to Franklin Friday by a 2-0 score. The Lady Panthers put up single runs ...

News of Organizations

Duplicate Bridge Club There’s a new duplicate bridge game in town. The Brevard Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the French Broad Community Center on French Broad Road in Brevard. All bridge players, at all levels of play, are...

Master Gardeners To Have Booth At Farmer's Market – Brevard NC

The Master Gardeners will have an information booth at the Transylvania County Farmer’s Market on the first and third Saturdays of each month now through October. There will no longer be a plant clinic held in the Community Services Building on...

Volunteers Handle Mailings, Beautification – Brevard NC

(Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for the Brevard Music Center (BMC). This month's article...

Adventurous Author Visits Every Country

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Simmons, Dan. “The Fifth Heart.” Sherlock Holmes and Henry James have come to America to solve the 1885 death of Clover Adams. At first ruled a suicide, Holmes and...

Donald Lewis "Don" Chappell

Donald Lewis “Don” Chappell, 74, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Mountain View Rest Home in Hendersonville. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Walter and Nettie Lyday Chappell. In addition to his...

Jeanette Elmina Volrath Goldsmith

Jeanette Elmina Volrath Goldsmith, 89, of Brevard, died April 17, 2015. She was the daughter of the late John Paul and Bertha Melissa Summey Volrath. In addition to her parents, her husband, John...

Autism Awareness

There is a disturbing trend regarding the bio-neurological developmental disability known as autism – it is growing rapidly, particularly among boys. Autism has increased steadily over the past 20 years, with one in 42 boys now having the...

Event Calendar

Visit our events calendar for a list of recent events. New event submissions are always...

 
 
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