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Poads To Discuss Thriving With Brain Injury – Brevard NC

Highland Books is pleased to announce a discussion and book signing by local residents Doug and Paula Poad on Saturday, March 11, at 1 p.m. They will be discussing and signing their recently-released inspirational account of Paula’s traumatic...

 

Library Offers Two March Bag Lunch Programs – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library’s Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in March with two programs. On Tuesday, March 14, author Courtney Lix will present a Bag Lunch Extra, “Women of the Smokies.” Historian Ray Rapp will present “How the West Was...

 

Michael Gary Lewis

Michael Gary Lewis, 59, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. Born in Sandusky, Ohio, he was the son of the late Chester Junior Lewis and Ollie McKinna Lewis. In addition to his father, he was also...

 

4-H Fly Fishing Club Starts In March – Brevard NC

Transylvania County 4-H and the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education are partnering to offer a new 4-H fishing club for youths ages 11 to 15. All interested youths are invited to join their parents...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Men The next meeting of the Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club is on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. Members and guests will gather at the Pisgah Fish Camp at 6 p.m. for dinner on your own. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m....

 

Cheating Has Become Epidemic In Our Schools

Cheating in school is an epidemic these days. Everywhere you look there is news about cheating incidents in high schools and universities. Students told ABC News that cheating in school is just a “dress rehearsal for life.” What’s going on? Let...

 

Philharmonic To Perform For County Fifth Graders – Brevard NC

Two guest conductors will lead the Brevard Philharmonic on the stage of the Porter Center at Brevard College on Thursday morning. One is Jeremy Gibbs, the chief academic officer of the Transylvania Co...

 

Students Learn Life Skills At Eight Owls Farmstead – Brevard NC

Digging with pick axes and shovels isn't a common curriculum feature, but for the sixth and seventh grade students of Mountain Sun Community School, it is. Every Friday afternoon, Mountain Sun...

 

Transylvanians In College

Randolph- Macon Academy Liana Trupiano of Brevard a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), received the girls’ varsity tennis Coaches Award. Liana is the daughter of William and Stephanie Trupiano of Brevard....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 6, 2017

Bumgarner K's 11 To Lead Brevard Over Rosman 4-2 – Brevard NC

In an early season matchup that served as a good litmus test for both sides, the Brevard Blue Devils and the Rosman Tigers each had positive takeaways from last Thursday's rivalry game. However, in...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 6, 2017

10-Run Explosion Lifts Lady Blue Devils Past Rosman 12-6 – Brevard NC

After three innings, the Rosman softball team held the Brevard Lady Blue Devils to one hit and led 6-0 in what looked like a comfortable win for the Lady Tigers. Brevard had other ideas; and it only t...

 
 By Kevin Howell    Outdoors    March 6, 2017

The Best Trout Waters In The Mountains

From the Cherokee who lived and prospered in the mountains for centuries, to the modern angler who flies into Asheville in his jet from Miami for a weekend in the mountains, the Blue Ridge has always...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 6, 2017

Rosman's Thomas Named SMC Player Of The Year – Rosman NC

Whether it was muscling inside for an offensive rebound and a putback or effortlessly spotting up to drain a three-pointer, Deland Thomas made it look easy in his junior season with the Rosman...

 

Siu Scores Four To Lead Brevard Over Huntingdon – Brevard NC

Brevard College junior Nina Siu continued her impressive season Saturday afternoon, scoring four goals and dishing out four assists to lead the Tornados to a 14-7 victory over Huntingdon. Freshman...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 6, 2017

Senior Class Leads High Expectations For Blue Devils – Brevard NC

One year after the Brevard Blue Devils spent much of the season knocking on the door, head coach Chris Lambert believes 2017's squad – led by a group of eight seniors – is ready to kick it down....

 

2017 Brevard High School Baseball Roster – Brevard NC

No. Name Position Class 1 Jesse Lowery Shortstop Senior 3 Jay Smith Second Base Junior 4 Matthew Kelley Catcher Junior 5 Lane Pressley Left Field Senior 6 Riley Smith 1B/P Senior 7 Tyler Wilson Utility Junior 8 Tanner Pettit Center Field Senior 10...

 

2017 Brevard High School Baseball Schedule – Brevard NC

Date Opponent Location Time March 7 Mountain Heritage Brevard 6:30 p.m. March 10 Franklin* Franklin 7 p.m. March 14 Tuscola* Tuscola 6:30 p.m. March 17 East Henderson* Brevard 7 p.m. March 21 West Henderson* Brevard 7 p.m. March 24 Smoky Mountain*...

 

Tigers Sweep Wildcats In Smoky Mountain Openers – Rosman NC

Rosman's Tyler Owen loses his helmet after sliding safely into second base during the Tigers' 2-1 win over Andrews on Friday. Owen was 1-3 with a pair of RBIs on the day. (Times photos by Jeremiah...

 

Tornados' Softball Splits With Southern Wesleyan Warriors – Brevard NC

A grand slam by Amber Hong in the bottom of the third inning and a two-run homer by Rhyanna Hadden in the sixth, helped the Tornados (2-6) to an 11-8 over Southern Wesleyan (2-12) in game two of Frida...

 

Prep Roundup

Blue Devil Offense Too Much For Jets Six players finished with RBIs Friday night for the Brevard Blue Devils – including three from Tanner Pettit – as Brevard rolled to a 10-4 win over Enka. Pettit finished 1-3 on the day. Jesse Lowery was 3-4...

 

Beauty Shops Focused On More Than Hair

Last week's Picturing the Past mentioned that Smith's Barber Shop also had a women's department. According to Smith's obituary, Dock Ramsey's wife managed that part of the shop and did the first hair...

 

Oskar Blues 4-Miler Attracts Hundreds Of Runners – Brevard NC

The cool, brisk March air provided great running weather Saturday morning as hundreds gathered at Oskar Blues brewery to participate in the Oskar Blues 4-Miler Race and kids' fun run. This was the...

 

Robert Ivey Jeffers Found-Brevard NC

Robert Ivey Jeffers, 27, who was reported missing by the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office, has been found. The last contact anybody had with Jeffers was his sister on March 2....

 

James R. Hawkins

James R. Hawkins, born Nov. 14, 1931, passed away Dec. 16, 2016. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Mon-day, March 13, 2017, at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church, 494 Hendersonville Highway, in Pisgah Forest....

 

Arvle Frank Manley

Arvle Frank Manley, 87, of Brevard, passed away peacefull Sunday, March 5, 2017, with his loving wife by his side. He was the son of the late Doyle and Renzie Owen Manley. He was preceded in death by...

 

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