Articles from the March 23, 2017 edition

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Gaia Herbs Supports Upcoming Tech Conference - Brevard, NC

As Gaia Herbs (gaiaherbs.com), the leading herbal brand in North America, continues to expand, their reliance on technology does too. From their groundbreaking Meet Your Herbs online traceability...

 

Tigers Reveal Football Coach - Rosman, NC

Matthew Stack was announced as the new head football coach for Rosman High School Monday night. His role with Transylvania County Schools will begin April 24. Stack has been a football coach,...

 

Gail Galloway Forester

Gail Galloway Forester, 65, of Etowah, entered into rest with her Lord Saturday, March 18, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Ivan Victor Galloway and Eva Morgan...

 

World War II Veterans To Sign Books On April 4 - Brevard, NC

On April 4, the public is invited for the introduction of the book "World War II Veterans of Western North Carolina: Their Stories in Their own Words" in the Rogow Room of Transylvania Library. The...

 

Dancing With Our Stars Raises $3,800 For BLT - Brevard, NC

Brevard Little Theatre held the 10th annual Dancing With Our Stars (DWOS) fundraiser last Saturday. It was a huge success that raised $3,800. The evening started with a clogging exhibition by Dottie...

 

Wayne Drumheller To Host Writing Workshop At Library

Brevard photojournalist, writing consulting, book editor and author Wayne Drumheller will host a free “Writing as Art, Editing and Publishing” workshop on Tuesday, April 4, from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library. This program is...

 

Robert Blocker Is Featured Pianist At BC Fine Arts Gala

Creating and performing has been an integral part of Robert Blocker's life. Speaking about this passion comes naturally to him; as Blocker speaks, it's hard not to see how much the arts mean to him....

 

Saturday Square Dance To Benefit Local JAM - Brevard, NC

A square dance to benefit the JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) program at the Boys & Girls Club will be held Saturday, March 25, from 7-9 p.m. at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center, which is located at 461 Connestee Road. The band Trilium,...

 

AAUW Celebrates Women's History Month

To celebrate Women's History Month, members of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Brevard Branch created and installed three displays in the Transylvania County Library. The theme of...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Women The Rev. Nancy Rich-ards is co-chair of the Rainbow Alliance, a Transylvania County group that provides education, support and advocacy for LGBT citizens and their allies, promoting equality and respect for all. She will meet with...

 

Strike Out Childhood Cancer Monday, March 27

Want to have fun and make a difference? Rockin Bowl is hosting the first annual Strike Out Childhood Cancer Bowl and Pool tournament, with all game proceeds going to the St. Baldricks Foundation for...

 

Fifth Grader Discusses Conducting Philharmonic - Brevard, NC

Last week, Brevard Elementary music teacher Sarah Moser sat down with her student, fifth grader Trevon Whitmire, to talk about his triumphant conducting debut with the Brevard Philharmonic. The...

 

Brevard College Students Will Host 'Education Is Sexy' Panel On March 30

Let's talk about sex: The second-year class of the Institute for Women in Leadership invites the community to a panel on sexual health and respectful relationships Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. in...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 23, 2017

Late Charge Powers Rabun Gap Over Rosman 13-5

It was a back-and-forth affair Monday afternoon but a couple of big innings from Rabun Gap proved to be the difference as the Eagles posted 10 runs in their final nine outs to defeat the Rosman...

 

Lady Blue Devils Put Up Gritty Effort In Loss To Falcons

Brevard lost Monday's conference match 4-0 to the Falcons....

 

Lenox Makes History As Tornados' First All-American - Brevard, NC

Senior women's basketball player, Madison Lenox (Raleigh, N.C.) has capped off her sensational career as being named to the 2016-17 Division II Conference Commissioners Association Women's Basketball...

 

Tornado Cyclists Tackle Time Trials At Music Center

Aided by eight top-five finishes, the Brevard College cycling team rode to an impressive finish in their first road meet of the 2017 season, this past Saturday and Sunday. Saturday featured an 8:30...

 

Clean, Safe Roads

With the arrival of spring comes the commensurate spring cleaning. The cleaning, however, is not just limited to our homes, but also includes our communities and roads. Last Saturday residents of the See Off Community picked up enough roadside trash...

 

Balance Of Power

Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican leadership in the General Assembly have been engaged in a power struggle for several months. Soon after it became clear Cooper would be governor, the General Assembly held a special session in which it stripped seve...

 

The People Deserve Better

Republicans are charging down a path of change; change to replace government of the people, by the people, for the people with government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, for the wealthy. As for the people, we don’t matter. We are a liability in...

 

Jesus Had It Right

The current Republican health care plan is, like the Affordable Care Act, a complicated piece of legislation. But the most critical element of the GOP plan is this simple equation: 24 million Americans lose their insurance in order to give more than...

 

A Closed Mind

In reading The Transylvania Times report of Senator Edwards’ comments to the Republican County Convention, I cannot say I was surprised by his many right wing comments about our Governor. Senator Edwards has his conservative views as I have my...

 

Surrender Is Not Cooperation

Senator Edwards’ condemnation of the person that the legislature has done its best to make the almost governor betrays his lack of a basic understanding of the language. Cooperation is defined by the Second Edition of the American College...

 

Government Action With Naïve Expectations

As a BC graduate I can remember how in Introduction to Economics course we learned about market failure theory: an outcome where the market system fails to produce optimal outcomes, requiring government intervention. Yet, very little attention was...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Gary Greene will be speaking this Sunday in a sermon entitled “Blinded by the Light.” Using John’s story of the blind man who encountered Jesus and whose sight was restored, Greene will highlight the...

 

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