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Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass To Present Winter Concert – Brevard NC

The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass, a brass ensemble under the direction of Maestro Jamie Hafner, will present its winter concert Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. This brass and organ concert will be held...

 

Aoife Clancy To Give Irish Song Workshops At TC Arts In March – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will present a class entitled Irish Song Workshop offered by Aoife Clancy. This class will be held on Thursdays, March 3, 10, 24 and 31 from 2 until 3:30 p.m. The cost for the workshop is $20 per student, per...

 

Lauritzen Memoir Has Spiritual Aspect – Brevard NC

Like many Southerners, particularly those who still live in fairly rural areas, Karen Lauritzen’s home place includes a family cemetery. Put into place nearly 25 years ago and surrounded by now mature shrubbery and tall trees, Sweet Woods Garden...

 

News Of Organizations

Republicans The Republican Club’s Saturday, Feb. 20, meeting will feature candidates for the Transylvania County Commission in the March 15th Republican primary election. It will be an opportunity for club members to hear the candidates’ views on...

 

Old Barns Reflect Vital Role Of Farming

Agriculture is a vital piece of Transylvania County's economy. Farms, large and small, have played a major role in the development of the county. Agriculture statistics from 1870-1950 for...

 

Where Does The Heritage Museum Get Its Artifacts? – Brevard NC

Have you ever wondered where Transylvania Heritage Museum get the artifacts it exhibits? From people like you! Since the museum opened its doors in 2008, people who love Transyl-vania County appear with some precious relic, often a family heirloom,...

 

Killian Honored At Retirement Celebration – Brevard NC

North Carolina State Highway Patrol Master Trooper Carlton F. Killian was honored during a retirement celebration held Friday, Jan. 29, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 342 in...

 

Trout Unlimited Chapter To Clean Davidson River – Pisgah Forest NC

On Feb. 25 and 26, the Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited is sponsoring a trash cleanup of the Davidson River. They plan to cover the river from the Bobby Setzer Fish Hatchery to the mouth of the river and need as many volunteers from the chapter as...

 

Graham Wins State Title, Brevard Finishes Strong – Brevard NC

Noah Graham is a quick study. After a disappointing fourth-place finish in the 1,600 meters two hours earlier, Graham stormed back to win his first NCHSAA 2A state title in the 3,200 meters Saturday...

 

Blue Devils Honor Class Of 2016 On Senior Night – Brevard NC

Hamilton Lopez, pictured with Brevard head coach David Siniard, was the lone senior honored last Wednesday for the Blue Devils' basketball team....

 

Classroom And Dinner Tables: Creating Safe Places To Teach Civil Discourse

As parents and teachers, we are educating young people who are growing up struggling to balance media’s amazing ability to connect, inform, and motivate individuals with this same media’s proclivity for distraction/entertainment. Using...

 

Brevard College To Hold Diversity Forums – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Teacher Education Program presents its second annual Diversity Forum, featuring a series of presentations designed to prepare teacher candidates and engage community members in conversations about diversity. The forum is free and...

 

BMS Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll – Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2015-16 school year. Six Grade A Honor Roll Mason Burr Bandhauer, Alexandra Stacey Bela-mide, Jackson Winstead Burgess, Emma Leigh Coye, Kemp...

 

Davidson River School Announces Honor Roll – Pisgah Forest NC

The following students from Davidson River School, Transylvania County’s alternative school, were named to the honor roll for the first semester. A Honor Roll 11th Grade - Christian Larkin A-B Honor Roll 11th Grade - Corey Holden 12th Grade - Amy...

 

Nine Area Wrestlers Move On To State Championships – Transylvania County NC

With this past weekend's regional qualifiers in the books, nine Transylvania County wrestlers now move on to the individual state championships this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Seven Rosman Tigers...

 

Tigers Split Games With Hayesville On Senior Nightb – Rosman NC

For the Lady Tigers Callie Chappell, Madison Holden, Haley Parker and Rachel Owen made up the senior class of 2016. All four played key roles in Rosman's 69-59 Senior Night victory over Hayesville....

 

Legal Notices for Febuary 15, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 15SP106 IN RE: Foreclosure of Real Property Under Deed of Trust from Dean Clanton and wife, Jennifer Clanton, in the orig... Full story

 

Tornados' Golf Team Shooting For SAC Championship – Brevard NC

Head coach David Nelson's goal for his men's golf team is simple: win a conference championship in the Tornados' remaining one-and-a-half seasons in the South Atlantic Conference. After years of...

 

Brevard College Men's Golf 2016

Name Class Hometown Declan Addison Sophomore Peterhead, Scotland Paul Calac Junior Valley Center, Calif. Trym Falch Sophomore Sandnes, Norway Chris Fry Junior Penrose, N.C. Steffan Heckele Freshman Oberndorf, Germany Oskar Lundgren Junior Umea,...

 

Wingate Earns Sweep Over Tornado – Brevard NC

Wingate jumped out to a 15-2 lead and never looked back in an 81-57 win over visiting Brevard Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs (17-7, 13-5 SAC), who entered the day as the Southeast Region’s fifth-ranked team, limited Brevard (4-20, 3-15 SAC) to...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    February 15, 2016

Newberry Victorious In Tennis Action

Brevard College’s men’s tennis traveled to Newberry for its South Atlantic Conference opener, losing to the hosts 9-0. With the loss Brevard drops to 0-3 on the season. Brevard began the contest down, as Newberry earned two points by default at...

 

Tornados' Hit Three-Game Skid In Road Contests – Brevard NC

Playing in a round-robin event at Newberry featuring teams from all three conferences in the Southeast Region, Brevard fell 12-6 to King in Saturday’s early game before falling 17-10 to Young Harris to conclude play at the Smith Road Complex. The T...

 

BC Softball Sweeps Montreat, Falls To Emmanuel – Brevard NC

Brevard was in prime position to sweep a second consecutive doubleheader, but homestanding Emmanuel broke through in the sixth inning of both contests to win both games and drop the Tornados to 2-4...

 

Brevard High FFA To Host Fly-Fishing Tournament Feb. 20 – Brevard NC

The Brevard High School chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) have announced a fly-fishing tournament to be held Feb. 20 at Davidson River Outfitters. There will be prizes awarded for the top competitors, with the grand prize being a...

 

Lower Catawba Falls

This week's destination hike is Lower Catawba Falls in Old Fort. About an hour drive from Brevard, the hike to the falls is as interesting as the falls are beautiful. The walk to the falls can be...

 

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