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PROGRAM TO FOCUS ON COUNTY GEOLOGY

Excerpted from an article in The Transylvania Times –  July 27, 2017 “The August “Discover Natural Transylvania” program at the Transylvania County Library will explore the billion-year-old geologic  history of Transylvania County.  Geologist Rick Wooten’s presentation, “The Geology of Transylvania County and Vicinity:  Mountains, Faults, Waterfalls, Landslides and More.” will highlight mountain geology within the…

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CASTING CAROLINAS HOSTS “TIE ONE ON” TOURNAMENT

Excerpted from an article by Karen Chavez for Asheville Citizen/Times – “Some of the best fly fishers in the country will compete November 6 in the “Tie One On for Casting Carolinas” Davidson River Team Challenge, presented by Mission Health to benefit the 501(c)3 Casting Carolinas. The non-profit was founded in 2015 to combine fly…

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OSKAR BLUES HOSTS INAUGURAL STEEP CANYON 50K…

…AND RELAY HULLABALOO! Brevard – Oskar Blues Brewery will host the inaugural Steep Canyon 50K & Relay Hullabaloo at REEB Ranch on Sept. 10. The all-day event includes a 50K (31-mile) ultra-run and three-person relay race starting at noon, followed by live music, beer, food and camping. The race will kick off the 10th annual…

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OUR HERBAL ECONOMY IN WNC…

Growing a new cash crop with Chinese medicinal herbs… WNC farmers used to rely on tobacco as one of their best, if not THE best, cash crop here in the mountains.    Those days are over, and now farmers could make good $$ raising herbs for better health. “These mountains have been growing medicinal herbs forever. …

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BREVARD MUSIC CENTER ANNOUNCES 2013 SEASON

Our wonderful Brevard Music Center will open its 2013 season Friday, June 21 – featuring seven weeks of classical masterworks, including Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto, Stravinsky’s “Firebird”, and Beethoven’s beloved Fifth Symphony. The summer lineup includes an outstanding group of guest artists ranging from rising stars of the classical world, such as pianist Ji-Yong and…

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NC FILM INDUSTRY HAS A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR…

Source:  Asheville Citizen-Times/Spotlight 12/30/12 …and according to the N.C. Film Office, year-end projections show productions had a direct in-state investment of over $376 million, and created more that 4,100 film crew jobs.  In all, film productions created almost 20,000 job opportunities in the state, including talent and background extra positions.  These numbers topped last year’s…

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Brevard’s BRCC Teaming Up with Oskar Blues for BREW SCHOOL!

SIGN UP FOR BREW SCHOOL! OSKAR BLUES IS TEAMING UP WITH BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO OFFER BREWER TRAINING… IN BREVARD,NC. Looking for hands-on beer brewing training?  Look no further! Oskar Blues Brew School, headed up by Gabe Mixson of Oskar Blues Brewery, will be held at Blue Ridge Community College’s Brevard campus in January, 2013.…

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TOP 5 SMARTER GROCERY STORE SWAPS

DO YOUR PART:  TOP FIVE SMARTER GROCERY STORE SWAPS MEAN SAVINGS FOR YOU & THE ENVIRONMENT (Adapted from RIS post: Today’s Home Spun Wisdom) by Terri Bennett You can make everyday choices when you shop that will benefit you, your family AND the environment.  Keep these top five green choices in mind: 1.  BE A…

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12th Annual Assault on the Carolinas in Brevard NC

Date set for the 2011 ride…April 9. Make your plans now. The Assault on the Carolinas is the annual fundraiser for the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club. They offer a 100k, 60k, and 40k rides. The 100k goes through NC/SC mountains and valleys. Fully supported ride with 4 well stocked rest stops, and a challenging 6 mile climb up…

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Brevard Little Theater Presents-Harvey A Whimsical Drama

The humorous, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that has delighted audiences for decades. When the affable Elwood P. Dowd introduces his imaginary friend Harvey–a six-foot, three-inch tall rabbit–to guests at a society party, his sister has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate; she decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to…

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