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Soil And Water To Sell Trees And Plants – Brevard NC

For years now, the Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District has held a plant sale to promote conservation in this county and to raise money for education programs for local students. The trees and plants available at the sale can help...

 

Brevard Music Center Presents March Community Concerts – Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with the Asheville Chamber Music Series, Brevard College and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra, has announced its March program of chamber concerts as part...

 

Oates Provides Insight In 'American Martyrs'

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Corry, Jane. “My Husband’s Wife.” Lily is determined to leave her ugly past behind when she successfully earns her law degree and marries Ed, but things backslide as...

 

Brevard College To Host Fine Arts Gala March 25

On Saturday, March 25, experience the fine arts come alive for the 7th Annual Friends of Fine Arts Gala at Brevard College in The Porter Center for Performing Arts. Tickets to the gala are $75...

 

Student Art Displayed At Airport

The Student Artwork Showcase, part of the Art in the Airport program, is the newest exhibit at the Asheville Regional Airport Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on display until March 5. Select pieces will be chosen to remain on display through the...

 

Experiential Learning Offers Different Benefits

"I want to try it!" is one of the first and most common requests we hear from our toddlers as they begin to grow and learn. Whether a young child sees an adult play a game, prepare food, or use tools...

 

Kindergarten Registration Scheduled For April 11-13 – Transylvania County NC

Kindergarten registration for Transylvania County Schools will be held April 11-13 at the four local elementary schools. The four schools participating in the registration are Brevard Elementary (884-2001), Pisgah Forest Elementary (877-4481),...

 

Fishers Take First At State Tournament – Rosman NC

After a season of competing alongside their male teammates and counterparts, Rosman High School's Madison and Shaylan Fisher, pictured above, took the mat Saturday as part of the first ever N.C....

 

Ellenberger Headed To App State

After a highly successful senior season to cap off a great career, Brevard High School senior quarterback Tanner Ellenberger will be moving on to play football for the Appalachian State Mountaineers....

 

Restoring Our Streams

When our ancestors began to settle these mountains they had a lot of work to do. Establishing a homestead meant clearing trees wider than cars, blasting and hauling away tons of rock to make pastures...

 

Play Ball! Scrimmages Signal Start To Baseball, Softball – Transylvania County NC

Brevard's Tanner Pettit prepares to slide ahead of the throw to home during the Blue Devils' scrimmage against Polk County last Thursday. Brevard's first game was Monday against As...

 

Gouveia, Jaicks, Gouveia-Winslow Among New Tornado Hires – Brevard NC

Decorated high school, collegiate, and NFL player Kurt Gouveia storms into the Tornados program as the new defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. Gouveia is one of just a few athletes to win at all three levels of the football chart, which incl...

 

Ashley Fortune Joins The Dalton Law Office – Brevard NC

The law office of Tony C. Dalton is pleased to announce the hiring of a new attorney, Ashley Fortune, who joined the firm this past November. Fortune is a Brevard High School and Brevard College...

 

King Law Opens New Office In Transylvania County – Brevard NC

King Law has announced the expansion of its law practice to Transylvania County with the opening of their new office in downtown Brevard. The office is located at 26 E. Main St., Suites #2 & #3, just across the street from the Transylvania County...

 

Real Digital Productions Founders Named To ScaleUp WNC Program

Heath Cowart and Melinda Hendershott, founders of Real Digital Productions, were recently named as part of the Spring 2017 Cohort for ScaleUp WNC. The selective program is administered by Mountain BizWorks and is geared toward education, support and...

 

Barber Shops Were Busy Businesses

Like drug stores and cafes, barber shops and beauty shops were important businesses in mid-20th century downtowns across America. People were able to take care of their shopping, banking and other nee...

 

Cavaliers, Mountain Lions Defeat Tornados' Softball – Brevard NC

The Brevard College softball team (1-5) fell to the undefeated Mountain Lions of Young Harris College (14-0) by a score of 13-1 in five innings on Sunday afternoon. Ricki Kuhn supplied the lone run...

 

Railsplitters' Bats Come Alive As LMU Rolls Past BC In Double-Header – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados (5-10, 1-2 SAC) dropped their first South Atlantic Conference series of the season to the Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters (7-9, 2-1 SAC) on Saturday at Gil Coan Field. The Railsplitters rallied in the first contest to win...

 

Queens, Converse Defeat Tornados' Tennis Teams – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women’s tennis team (0-8) traveled to Spartanburg, S.C. to battle Converse College (2-7) in a non-conference matchup on Sunday afternoon. The Tornados fell 9-0 to the Valkyries. Carmen Boone had a great singles match against...

 

Falcons Rally For Win Over Tornados In Men's LAX – Brevard NC

The Pfeiffer University Falcons (1-2) used five fourth quarter goals to upset the Brevard College Tornados (2-3) Saturday afternoon in non-conference action from the Brevard College Soccer Field. Soph...

 

Tornados' Hoops Teams Fall On The Road In Season Finale – Brevard NC

Juniors Stevie Williams, Shelby Williams and senior Omar El Diraoui finished with double-digit points as the Brevard College Tornados (2-26, 0-22 SAC) dropped the season finale by a final of 102-60 to the Newberry College Wolves (18-10, 13-9 SAC)....

 

William S. Engelson

William S. Engelson was born on Sept. 12, 1927, on Washington Island, Wis. to William and Haldora Engelson. He was the younger brother of Orin, Maxine and Lois. He grew up on the island attending a two-room schoolhouse, and working in the family...

 

Elsie Lackey Good

Elsie Lackey Good, 87, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 after several years of declining health. She was the daughter of the late Z.L. Lackey Sr. and Agnes Beach...

 

Mary Rose Owen Hoxit

Mary Rose Owen Hoxit, 70, of Pisgah Forest, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Pickens County, S.C. she was the daughter of the late Loren and...

 

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