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Cascade Power Began Operation In 1909

Around 1900 Martin Hamilton built a wooden dam with a grist mill and saw mill on the Little River downstream from Hooker Falls. He sold the property to the Pickelsimers, who planned to generate...

 

Women's Voices Speakers

Left to right, Katie Thompson, Susan Brown, Lori Roberts and Sara Champion spoke to a February Women's Voices meeting about their experiences and expertise on Transylvania County and Brevard boards and committees. The goal of the non-partisan group...

 

Preparing Youth For Forest Service Careers

Advanced Forestry training at Job Corps prepares students for careers in forestry, fire, and research. The Advanced Forestry Program began at Schenck Job Corps Center in 1992. With a 100 percent graduation rate, these students are armed with skills...

 

St. Timothy United Methodist Church Celebrates Ash Wednesday March 5 – Brevard NC

St. Timothy United Methodist Church will observe a traditional Ash Wednesday service Wednesday, March 5, at 5:30 p.m. with a message delivered by the Rev. Karen Easter. This service marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period prior to Easter and...

 

With The Services

Brett Sisk Air Force Airman Brett Sisk graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

 

Cirque De La Symphonie To Join Philharmonic – Brevard NC

It's not every day that jugglers, gymnasts and acrobats share the stage with an orchestra, but that's exactly what's in store for the next Brevard Philharmonic concert. "Cirque Magic at the Music...

 

Chronic Pain Tops Health Problem List

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Beaton, M.C. “Death of a Policeman” (Hamish Macbeth Mystery). When police stations in the Scottish Highlands begin to shut down due to budget cuts, Chief Inspector Blai...

 

Soprano Alicia Carter To Perform In Brevard Sunday – Brevard NC

The Unitarian Univer-salist Congregation of Brevard will host an evening of lyrical art songs by Alicia Carter Saturday, March 8, at 7 p.m. Dr. Carter, who teaches German and Spanish at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Va., performed with the Robert...

 

BMC Volunteers Serve On Four Concert Committees – Brevard NC

This is the second in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for the Brevard Music Center (BMC), focuses on four different volunteer...

 

Chris Lockhart Displays Art Based On O.K. Corral, Canterbury Tales – Brevard NC

Several paintings by Chris Lockhart can now be seen at Main Street Ltd. in Brevard. The exhibition includes work from two series: "O.K. Corral" and "Down Canterbury Way." Lockhart is a local artist wh...

 

Lady Tigers Win Second Round Match-Up – Rosman NC

The Lady Tigers faced a hard-nosed opponent in the second round of the state 1-A basketball playoffs Wednesday night, proving themselves just as tough in the process of a 44-40 victory. Defense...

 

Soccer Sign-Ups Slated

Registration for the Transylvania Youth Soccer Association (TYSA) is now underway and will end March 7. TYSA delayed the registration and start of their spring season this year, due to the previous extreme weather. The board of directors felt the...

 

Lady Tiger Softball Wins First Game Of 2014 Over Bearcats – Rosman NC

The Lady Tiger softball team opened the 2014 season with a 3-2 win over visiting Hendersonville Wednesday afternoon. Rosman took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first and extended it with a single...

 

Lady Devils Romp Over Asheville High 16-0 – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devil softball team romped in their season opener afternoon, dropping the visiting Asheville Cougars 16-0 in five innings. After a quiet first, Brevard got on the board with five runs...

 

BC Splits On Day Two, Drops A Pair On Final Day – Brevard NC

The Brevard College softball team lost a pair of tight games on the final day of the Mid-South Classic, dropping 6-4 decisions to Flagler and North Georgia. Flagler 6, Brevard 4 Mackenzie Conley hit a grand slam in the top of the seventh inning...

 

BC Baseball Drops Opener Against Archrival Mars Hill – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados loaded the bases in the eighth and ninth innings but couldn’t push the tying run across in a 5-4 loss to the Mars Hill Lions in the opener of a three-game South Atlantic Conference series at Henderson Field. The...

 

BC's Balanced Attack Falls Short In 92-84 Loss – Brevard NC

Five Tornados finished in double figures but it wasn't enough for Brevard College in a 92-84 loss to the Mars Hill Lions in South Atlantic Conference action from Boshamer Gymnasium Wednesday night....

 
 By Katie Rogers    Sports    March 3, 2014

Lady Lions Hold On For Three-Point Victory Over BC – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados (7-18, 6-15 SAC ) women's basketball team split the season series against Mars Hill (8-17, 7-14 SAC) after falling 78-75 on Wednesday, February 26 at Boshamer Gymnasium....

 
 By Paul Morgan    Sports    March 3, 2014

BC Golf Again Features International Mix – Brevard NC

It looks like Brevard College Golf Coach David Nelson is at it again. His international mix of talent, led by upperclassmen, and supported by seven first year players, kicked off the 2014 season at...

 

Tornado Golfers Finish Third At Echo Farms – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s golf team opened their spring season with a third place finish at the Echo Farms Intercollegiate over the weekend, highlighted by a fourth place finish by BC’s Oskar Lundgren. The Swedish freshman carded a 77 on Saturday...

 

BC Women's Tennis Gets First Win 5-4 Over Dalton State – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women’s tennis team won their first match 5-4 at the Spring TennisFest against Dalton State College March 2. Katie Daughtery and Michelle Prata swept in doubles over the Roadrunners Lindsay McCutchen and Maria Alejandra...

 

Bryan McKee Bryson

Bryan McKee Bryson, 76, of Brevard, passed away Friday, April 3, 2014, at The Oaks of Brevard. He was born June 13, 1937 in Jackson County, N.C. to the late Walter and Sally Dillard Bryson. In... Full story

 

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