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Principal, Teacher Contract Changes Discussed

Changes in principal and teacher contracts were discussed last week at the workshop held by the Transylvania County Board of Education. In July of 2017, a new pay schedule for principals went into effect. In the past, a principal’s pay was...

Brevard Falls To Covenant, Williams Closes Out Career

Senior guard Stevie Williams played his final game as a Brevard College Tornado and finished with a team-high 15 points in the 84-58 loss to Covenant on Tuesday night. Williams led Brevard (4-18) in scoring and was followed by JaMarquis Johnson and...

More Than An 'Enhancement'

For the past decade, classes such as art, music and PE (physical education) have been under attack as being unnecessary to a child’s education. In North Carolina they have been labeled “enhancement” classes. As a result, politicians either...

Tickets Selling Fast For Rise & Shine 'Motown Memories' Fundraiser On April 28

Make difference and enjoy a night of fabulous food, entertainment and non-stop dancing to Motown hits by attending the second annual Motown Memories fundraiser to benefit Rise & Shine. Now in its ...

Jennifer Adams To Discuss Controlling Invasive Species - Brevard, NC

Jennifer Adams, Ameri-Corps Project Conserve Habitat Restoration Associate, will present “Invaders of the Forest” at the Conserving Carolina Speak-er Series at Transylvania County Library. She will discuss the battle against non-native invasive...

Brooke LaRowe Honored By DAR

Brooke LaRowe was honored by the members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at their February meeting. Brooke, a fifth grade student at Brevard Elementary...

Stepp Enjoys Being A Senior Companion

Shortly after Transylvania County native Barbara Stepp retired from 30 years spent working at Transylvania Vocational Services, she realized that just hanging out with Harley, her pet sugar glider, wasn’t going to cut it. “Sugar gliders are...

Jane McLean Edwards

Jane McLean Edwards, 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late William Elmer and Leona Louise Wilson McLean. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death...

Susan Carol Bayne Fisher

Susan Carol Bayne Fisher, 69, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the John Keever Solace Center in Asheville. A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in the chapel of Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations, with...

Event Calendar

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Songsmith Gathering Coming To BMC On April 21 - Brevard, NC

The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, Greg Brown, Darrell Scott, Aaron Burdett, Beth Wood, Sarah Siskind, Mia Rose Lynne and Clint Roberts will take the stage for the inaugural Songsmith Gathering to be...

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