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Opposing Sides Square Off At White Squirrel Festival - Brevard NC

Study Reports Heath Risks - Brevard NC

A recent study exploring the life expectancy and quality of life for newborns across all North Carolina counties shows children born in Transylvania County should live to an average age of 80, although health risks such as poverty and food...

Selective Thinning Focus Of Timber Harvest - Brevard NC

An 88-acre timber harvest is currently being conducted in DuPont State Recreational Forest. The harvest, per the DuPont Land Use Management Plan, requires that special equipment be used in a “selective thinning,” where loggers and forest...

BA Test Scores Improve - Brevard

This year’s end-of-grade test scores at Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy were generally higher than last year’s scores. Reading scores and math scores improved in four of the six grades. Students who score a three, four or five...

Building Facades Change Through The Years

Comparing an early 1920s photograph of the buildings on the west side of South Broad Street with photos from 1940, 1968 and 2003 shows how the facades of the buildings have changed through the...

Blue Devil Track Trio Earns Medals At State – Brevard NC

The three Blue Devils who earned a berth at the 2-A state track championships turned in medal-earning performances in Greensboro. Noah Graham finished the highest of the three, earning a bronze...

Brevard Duo To Join Catawba Valley Baseball Team – Brevard NC

A pair of Blue Devil infielders have signed letters of intent to continue their baseball careers at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory. Middle infielder Nick Mehalic and pitcher Cole Batson...

Galloways To Celebrate 25 Years

Ernest and Sheila Galloway, of Brevard, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary May 26, 2015. They have three children, Lauren Galloway, Brianna Galloway, and Hunter ...

Good Plants Can Come In Smaller Sizes

As you drive around Brevard and the county, have you noticed the many otherwise wonderful shrubs that are overgrown and now block windows and walkways? Or how many large trees have been butchered...

Megan Shepherd To Sign Her Newest Book – Brevard NC

A book launch for Megan Shepherd's new novel, "The Cage," will be held at Highland Books on Tuesday, May 26 at 4 p.m. This is Shepherd's fourth young adult novel, and it is the first in a new science ...

Microbes Are Key In Determining Health

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Barker, Clive. “The Scarlet Gospels.” Clive Barker fans have been waiting for years for his third installation in this epic battle of good versus evil. The...

Edward Becker

Edward Becker, 85 of Brevard, passed away May 14, 2015. Born June 19, 1929, in Hellertown, Pa., he was the son of the late Martin and Julia Becker. His sisters, Jo and Marie, also predeceased him. He ...

Rebecca Weathers Doe

Rebecca Weathers Doe, 75, of Sapphire, died May 16, 2015. A native of Charlotte, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Sumter Calhoun and Gwendolyn Julia Greene Weathers. Born and raised in Charlotte, she attended Randolph-Macon Women’s College...

More Money For Test Makers

Sometimes an apparent step in a new direction is actually several steps in the old direction. Take the State Board of Education’s (SBE) recent proposals to reduce “high-stakes testing” by eliminating end-of-grade and end-of-course tests....

Event Calendar

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

 
 
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