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DAR Takes Roadtrip To Battle Of Cowpens Celebration – Brevard NC

Taking the trip to Cowpens were Waightstill Avery Chapter DAR members Regent Nancy Funston, Past Regent Molly Tartt, Vice Regent Sharon Jenkins, Historian Charlene Nimer, National Defense Chair Sandy...

 

Maroon Devils' Offense Storms Past Tigers 109-85 – Rosman NC

Between an off-night shooting, defensive lapses and a opponent averaging nearly 80 points a game, the Rosman Tigers were engulfed by a perfect storm of maroon Friday night as they fell to Swain...

 

Lady Tigers Battle Hard, Fall To Swain County 72-56 – Rosman NC

It was a worthy effort on behalf of the Rosman Lady Tigers, but they couldn't rally past Swain County Friday night as the Maroon Devils took a 72-56 victory. After a slow start for both sides, Swain...

 

Reese, Thomas Recognized For 1,000 Career Points – Rosman NC

During halftime of the Rosman girls' basketball game Friday night, a special ceremony was held to honor Rosman senior Harper Reese and junior Deland Thomas (pictured holding basketballs) in...

 

Special Ed Is Bigger Than 'Just A Place To Go'

When hearing the phrase “special education” in connection to high school classes, several different images may jump to mind. More often than not, adults today will think back to what this meant in their own educational experience — perhaps it...

 

Jump Rope For Heart

Brevard Academy students kick off Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart Campaign with Coach Cassie Smatana of BA-CFA and Eileen Garvey of Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart . Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart is a fundraiser by...

 

Tornados Fall 75-70 In Close Contest Against Bears – Brevard NC

Junior guard Stevie Williams dropped 24 points and seven rebounds as the Brevard College Tornados (2-16, 0-12 SAC) fell by a final of 75-70 to the Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears (9-8, 8-4 SAC) Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action. Wi...

 

Tornados Suffer Sixth Straight Loss As They Fall To Bears – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women’s Basketball team (5-11, 1-11 SAC) battled all 40-minutes of play against Lenoir Rhyne University (126, 8-4 SAC) on Saturday afternoon. The Bears took the contest in the end, by a score of 64-51. Senior Madison Lenox had...

 

Mountaineers Earn Sweep Over Blue Devils Friday Night – Brevard NC

The Tuscola Mountaineers came to Brevard Friday night and left with a pair of victories on the hardwood. In the girls' game, Tuscola earned a narrow 61-60 victory in a game that went to overtime....

 

Wrestling Roundup

Rosman Wrestlers Take Down Cherokee The Rosman Tiger wrestling team picked up a big victory on the road last Friday as they defeated Cherokee 39-30. Winning wrestlers for the Tigers included Shalyan Fisher (forfeit, 120 pounds); Zane Ramey...

 

Mountain Sun Teaches Art Of Peaceful Resolutions – Brevard NC

"I feel sad when you told me that I couldn't play with you because I wanted to play with the blocks too," said a Mountain Sun Community School (MSCS) Owl student. "I hear that you feel sad because I...

 

Rhonda Whitmire Attends NCCAT – Rosman NC

Rhonda Whitmire of Rosman Middle School recently attended a program held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. Increasing...

 

Transylvanians In College

Gardner- Webb T. James Henderson, of Rosman was named to the Gardner-Webb University dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester. Henderson is a senior majoring in sports management. The dean’s list is composed of college students with a grade point...

 

Good Neighbor Authority Brings Hope For Wildlife

This past fall's historic fire season proves the importance of our local, state and federal agencies' ability to work in unison. Sharing of resources and support was tested in our surrounding forest...

 

Outdoor Calendar

Tues., Jan. 24 •Fly Tying at Brevard Brewing. Hosted by Headwaters Outfitters. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free. Bring own materials. (828) 877-3106. Wed., Jan. 25 •Squatch Bikes and Brews Shop ride. Meet at the shop at 6 p.m. www.squatch...

 

Sharing The Real Facts About Drugs And Alcohol – Brevard NC

The week of Jan. 23 is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Awareness Week, which brings teens and scientific experts together for honest conversations about substance use. So much of our knowledge about alcohol and drugs comes from movies, music, the Int...

 

Call For Camp Lejeune Water Claims – Brevard NC

VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune By Frank A. Pearsall, Transylvania County Veterans Service Officer The U.S. Department of Veterans...

 

Tannery, Camp Opened In Early 1900s

A look back at the headlines of yesteryear offers a glimpses at what was occurring in Transylvania County 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, and 100 years ago. This week Picturing the Past will focus on one news sto...

 

Dale's Pale Ale Is Bestselling Craft Can 6-Pack – Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery, the innovators behind craft beer-in-a-can, finished 2016 strong, eclipsing 200,000 barrels shipped with several significant milestones achie-ved throughout the year, including the addition of a brewery in Austin, several new...

 

Brevard Based WNC Weddings & Events Is Honored For Excellence – Brevard NC

WeddingWire, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, has announced Brevard based WNC Weddings & Events as a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for wedding planning and coordination in...

 

Linda Hall Hogsed

According to Scripture, Linda Hall Hogsed, 71, of Brevard, was ushered by Angels into the presence of her loving Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Earl...

 

LeRoy "Heath" Allison

LeRoy "Heath" Allison, of Pisgah Forest, went to his heavenly home Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. He was a son of the late Dorse and Sadie Allison. A sister, Agnes Jones, preceded him in death. He was born...

 

Joseph Michael Parker

Joseph Michael Parker, 62, Brevard, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. He was the son of Jeanette H. Ford and the late Garris D. Parker. He earned his bachelor’s degree at N.C. State University and a master’s degree at Western Carolina...

 

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