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Paul’s Produce and Paul Patterson

Some readers may be surprised to learn that one of the oldest commercial buildings in Brevard that is still standing is Paul’s Produce Stand, currently El Ranchero Mexican restaurant. Despite

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Harriett Matilda Deaver

Picturing the past: Harriett Matilda Deaver By Laura Sperry The Deaver name is familiar to many history afficionados in Transylvania County due to the presence of the Allison-Deaver House, a

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Community Cookbooks

Culinary arts have boomed in popularity over the last several years.  Whether watching the latest cooking program on television; reading popular fiction such as Diane Mott Davidson’s culinary mysteries; browsing

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Dr. Charles Washington Hunt

Dr. C.W. Hunt was born in 1854 in Raleigh, NC. In 1880 at age 26 he graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Baltimore, MD. That same year

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Ecusta Mill Beginnings

On March 7, 2024 at 6 pm, the All Things Appalachia series at the Transylvania County Library will show the documentary “Ecusta: The First 50 Years” followed by time for

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Community Activist Selena Robinson

Many may still have memories of community activist Selena Robinson. Born on October 22, 1917 Selena Arnetta Hall was the fourth of six children. Her parents were Rev. Dennis Cleveland

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Rice Street’s Namesake

When Transylvania County was founded in 1861, many of the earliest organizers had Brevard streets named for them in honor of their contributions to the community. The last founder to

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Gaston Street’s Namesake

When Transylvania County was founded in 1861, many of the earliest organizers had Brevard streets named for them in honor of their contributions to the community. The next founder to

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Reverend Samuel Raper and TCIO

In honor of Black History Month, this week’s article highlights the Transylvania Citizens Improvement Organization (TCIO) and one of its founders, Reverend Samuel A. Raper. Samuel Anderson Raper (1913-2009) was

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Johnson Street’s Namesake

When Transylvania County was founded in 1861, many of the earliest organizers had Brevard streets named for them in honor of their contributions to the community. The next founder to

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