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Hampton Joins Habitat

Recently Alan Hampton joined Transylvania Habitat for Humanity as the construction and facilities manager. He brings to Habitat a wealth of experience and construction knowledge, as he has run his...

 

African-American Churches Started In 1860s

Early African-Americans in Transylvania County attended church at Cathey's Creek Baptist or other white churches in the area. As slaves, they were not allowed to take part in the service but had to...

 

Empty Bowls To Be Filled

Mud Dabbers potters gathered in the business' studio last week to make bowls for the Empty Bowl Soup Lunch to be held Saturday, March 28, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First United...

 

Stephen Jackson To Exhibit Work At Knoxville Regional Arts Show – Brevard NC

Brevard artist Stephen P. Jackson had two paintings selected for inclusion in the juried Dogwood Arts Regional Fine Arts Exhibition in Knoxville, Tenn. The exhibit runs April 3-25, at the Emporium Center Gallery in downtown Knoxville. The large, two-...

 

Know Yourself To Maximize Potential

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Beaton, M.C. “Death of a Liar.” When a woman from Cronish, a small town in the Scottish Highlands, sends a report to Sergeant MacBeth that she has been brutally...

 

BMCA Members 'Tune Up' For 2015 Season – Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for the Brevard Music Center (BMC), is getting ready for the coming season with opening night on June 20. BMC President Mark...

 

Blue Shiraz To Perform March 1 At The Phoenix – Brevard NC

Blue Shiraz Music, the banjo and piano duo playing Tin Pan Alley standards of the 1920s and 30s, will perform Sunday, March 1, from noon to 3 p.m. at The Phoenix Lounge during its Sunday brunch. This...

 

Jason Posnock And Friends To Join Hendersonville Chamber For Show – Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center’s Director of Artistic Planning Jason Posnock who doubles as Asheville Symphony’s Concert Master will be joined by three other music center faculty musicians in presenting an afternoon of intimate chamber music March 8, at 3...

 

AP Classes Offer Rigor And Support To Students

As students continue to accelerate their learning, Advanced Placement classes, or AP classes, are now being offered in higher quantities in high schools. AP classes are college classes for high school students. Because of this, teachers hold...

 

Transylvanians In College

Limbach Makes Clemson Dean’s List Taylor B. Limbach, of Pisgah Forest, whose major is sociology, has been named to the dean’s list at Clemson University for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student achieved a...

 

Sharing House Diary A Good News/Bad News Kind Of Year – Brevard NC

The good news: with your support we helped more people with more services than ever before in 2014. The bad news: more people than ever before needed our services last year. Our people are struggling....

 

Blue Devils Blow Late Lead; Girls Fall 51-39 – Brevard NC

The Blue Devils' home finale Wednesday night might have played like a broken record for head basketball coach David Siniard. He has contended all year that the Blue Devils would have won all but a...

 

BC Softball Sweeps Lees-McRae Saturday Afternoon – Brevard NC

Brevard got another set of masterful performances from junior pitcher Jamie Hrobak and three home runs on the afternoon in a doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae on Saturday afternoon. Hrobak ran her record to 4-1 on the young season with a 5.1-inning...

 

Rosman Boys Win Conference Tourney Opener Over Swain – Rosman NC

The Tiger basketball team built themselves an eight-point cushion in the first quarter of their conference tournament game with Swain and held on to win 89-84 Thursday night. After going up 28-20 in the first eight minutes, Swain rallied to close...

 

Eagles Win Doubleheader To Take BC Series – Brevard NC

Brevard was unable to complete a late-innings rally in the first game of a doubleheader with Carson-Newman before the Eagles took the series with a blowout win in the rubber game. The Eagles (5-3,...

 

Eagles Snap Tornados' Four-Game Win Streak – Brevard NC

The Carson-Newman Eagles avenged a 77-76 overtime loss from Jan. 14 by defeating the Brevard College women’s basketball team, 75-62, on Wednesday night during South Atlantic Conference (SAC) play at Hold Fieldhouse. The loss snaps a four-game win...

 

BC's Hrobak Shines In Shutout Win Over Montreat

Three days after tossing a complete-game one-hitter in a Brevard win over Milligan, Jamie Hrobak again stole the show in the Tornados’ sweep of Montreat that allowed Brevard to move to .500 on the young season. The junior right-handed pitcher...

 

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