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Schools Report Mixed Results

Editor's Note: The results of the latest annual survey given to staff, parents and students of the Transylvania County school system have been released. In two previous editions, we reported the results of the high schools, Davidson River School and...

 

Brevard's Best Students Plan Musical, Military Careers

Friends, Jonathan Asbell and Christian Rudd said they worked hard to be the top two students in the 2009 Brevard High graduating class. "I pushed myself to do it and I tried to be as self motivated...

 

Top Tiger Students Eye Finding Cures, Teaching

Larke Griffin and Blakely Reid said they were proud to represent the "outstanding" 2009 class of Rosman High as the top two graduating students. "I was very much honored to represent such a talented...

 

School Reflect On Diffrent Survey Results

Editor's Note: The results of the latest annual survey given to staff, parents and students of the Transylvania County school system have been released. In last Monday's edition, we looked at the results of the high schools and Davidson River...

 

Stabbing Victim In Hospital

Adam Lee Rector, 26, of Cedar Mountain, has been arrested after a stabbing incident on Sunday, according to the Brevard Police Department. Sgt. Det. Aaron Thompson, said that at around 12:45 a.m. on Sunday Rector got into an altercation with Christop...

 

School Survey Says.....

Editor's Note: The results of the latest annual survey given to staff, parents and students of the Transylvania County School System have been released. In this edition, we look at the overall findings and those for Brevard and Rosman high schools...

 

Family,Sheriff's Office Looking For Missing Man

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in locating a missing Transylvania County native and father of two children. Ramey Lee Stancil, 33, of Rosman, was last seen...

 

Help Veterans To Fly Like An Eagle

Transylvania County is opening its wallets and hearts to help send more World War II veterans to Washington D.C. The Brevard and Pisgah Forest Rotary Clubs are working to send local Transylvania...

 

Lots Of Fun Is Had At After-Prom Lock In

"I had a lot of fun and I am out of words to describe it," said David Moman, a Rosman High sophomore student. Moman was one of 141 students that attend the Rosman High after prom lock-in this past Sat...

 

State Trooper Clicks With Students

The recent highway accident in Transylvania County that saw six people die, including three children, compelled State Trooper William Hemphill to do something that may save a life in the future....

 

Brevard High Wants ' No Trespassing'

Brevard High School wants the School Board to allow "no trespassing" signs to be displayed on its athletic field. Schools officials, including Principal Doug Odom, Athletic Director Mark Robinson and Safe Schools Director John Tinsley, cited misuse...

 

Students Say 'No To Drugs, Yes To Dancing'

The DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program not only dare's a child to say no to drugs but yes to dancing. For the first time, School Resource Officer's, instructors of the DARE program,...

 

Little Rascal Enters Squirrel Box Derby

Ariel Galloway has stood on the sideline for the past two years watching the homemade soapbox derby karts flying down the hill as part of Brevard's annual White Squirrel Soapbox Derby. But this year,...

 

Graduates Told Not To Be Afraid

Despite rainy conditions, Brevard College held its commencement service on Saturday for 106 students who were awarded their undergraduate degrees. The graduation, which was set to occur at the Betty...

 

Fatal Wreck Claims A Life

A car crash on Thursday took the life of 39-year-old Brevard resident Troy Damon Mullenax. Around 6 p.m., Mullenax was traveling from the Brevard area on the Rosman Highway when his vehicle went left of center and hit a dump truck head on just...

 

‘Outstanding Women' Recognized

Roberta Hallinen and Nancy Stricker were recognized by the Brevard chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on Tuesday for being outstanding women in Transylvania County. The...

 

Drowning Was An Accident

Preston Thomas Sloop was the 17-year-old Henderson County teen who drowned on Sunday, according to a press release from the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office. "It was a real tragic situation to occur, especially on Mother's Day," said Det. Lt....

 

Teen Drowns At Bass Lake

Around 7 p.m. on Sunday, a 17-year-old Henderson County student drowned in Bass Lake, located off U.S. 64 East. "Several teens were swimming and one of them experienced some difficulty while trying to reach the dock," according to a press release...

 

Debiase Sentenced To At Least 14 Years

After a nearly two-week trial, Robert Frank Debiase, 26, was found guilty of second-degree murder on Friday and sentenced to prison for a minimum of 14 years and two months and a maximum of 17 years and nine months. The jury began deliberating around...

 

Students Recognized For Fungus Find

Brevard High School students Brooke Burrows, 15; John Burrows, 17; and Matthew Travers, 16 were selected among millions of students worldwide to present their school project at the Intel...

 
 By Lenora Moody    Front Page    May 8, 2009

Debiase Tell Family He's Sorry

Closing arguments are scheduled to be heard today in the second-degree murder trial of 26-year-old Robert Debiase. On Tuesday, Debiase said he "was very sorry" about the death of 26-year-old...

 

Dogs, like Humans ,Need A Job To Do

Dogs are out and having fun running across boards, playing on teeter-totters, jumping through hoops and crawling through tubes at Denise Darcey's Spring Valley Farm Dog Care Agility Arena. "Dog...

 
 By Lenora Moody    Front Page    May 1, 2009

Defence: Debiase Didn't Intend To Kill

Robert Debiase did hit 26-year-old Christopher Lien with a beer bottle during a 2007 bonfire party but didn't intend to kill him, said his attorney, Will Cathey, on Wednesday morning. A disagreement over a girl led to a fight and Lien's death in the...

 

Murder Cases On Docket

Two cases of alleged murder from 2007 are on the docket for the latest week-long session of Criminal Superior Court, which began today. Denver Franklin Johnson is facing first-degree murder charges after law enforcement found the dead body of...

 

A New Face Takes Over At Funeral Home

The new owner of the Moody-Connolly Funeral Home doesn't plan on making any changes to the well-established funeral service. "The only change people will see is just the addition of a new face,...

 

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