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Where In The World Is Rosman, North Carolina? – Rosman NC

(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvania County Schools'...

 

Student-Athletes And The Risks Of Concussion

Sports-related concussions have been in the news a lot in the past few years. According to the CDC, “A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury—or TBI—caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the...

 

AAUW Yellow Boxes Ready For Your Book Donations – Brevard NC

AAUW yellow boxes are back. Look for them in convenient locations throughout Brevard and surrounding communities. For the 47th year, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is asking for d...

 

United Way Board Thanks Top Volunteers – Brevard NC

The Board of Directors of United Way of Transylvania County presented plaques of thanks for volunteer service to three individuals at their regularly scheduled board meeting Thursday, March 17. Board...

 

Blue Devils' Tennis Squares Off Against Greenies – Brevard NC

Charles King stretches out for a return in his match. Cam Wilson narrowly lost a third-set tiebreaker at No. 2 singles. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)...

 

Prep Roundup

Tigers Rout Braves To Stay Undefeated The Rosman Tigers kept their perfect record intact last Wednesday with a 10-3 win over Cherokee. The Braves took a 3-0 lead in the second inning, but Rosman posted six runs in the fourth and four more in the...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 28, 2016

Blue Devils Pick Up Victories At Eddie Reneau Invitational – Brevard NC

Brevard’s track team wasted no time making its presence known last Wednesday at the Eddie Reneau Invitational, winning the first two track events en route to a solid day despite strong winds that dramatically slowed down times. Fifteen teams...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 28, 2016

Tornados' Tennis Teams Drop Pair Of Home Matches To Southern Wesleyan – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s tennis team took on Southern Wesleyan Saturday afternoon, falling to the visiting Warriors 6-3. In doubles play, David Taggart and Tom Mittring paired up at the top flight and overpowered their Southern Wesleyan (6-10)...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 28, 2016

Tornados Fare Well At Winthrop Invitational – Brevard NC

Brevard College’s track and field team competed in the 2016 Adidas Winthrop College Invitational over the weekend, going up against a field filled with Division I programs. Brevard had its best outing in the developmental 1,500, as Brent Turner...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 28, 2016

Tornados Set Scoring Record In Loss To Bears – Brevard NC

lacrosse team hosted Lenoir-Rhyne University on Wednesday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference skirmish, falling to the visiting Bears 22-13. The 13 goals is the seventh-most that the program has...

 

Quinn Has Breakout Weekend On The Diamond – Brevard NC

A seven-run eighth-inning by the Brevard offense coupled with a strong showing from the Tornados’ pitching staff led Brevard to an 11-5 victory over Anderson Saturday afternoon. The Tornados (12-22, 3-12 SAC) sent 12 men to the plate in the eighth...

 

Tornados Fall To Bears In Double-Header – Brevard NC

The Brevard College softball team fell in a doubleheader at Lenoir-Rhyne on Friday, losing 9-2 in the first game before the Bears earned a 3-2 walk-off victory in game two. Lenoir-Rhyne (25-7, 4-0 SAC) leapt out to a 3-0 advantage in the bottom of...

 

Renowned Architect Built Several Brevard Homes

Architect Richard Sharp Smith was born and educated in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1882 and in 1886 began working for Richard Morris Hunt in New York. Hunt sent Smith to Asheville...

 
 By Owen Carson    Outdoors    March 28, 2016

Ephemera

"Things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time" Spring in the mountains of western North Carolina is a memorable season, and with it comes a bright, fresh light and vibrant colors,...

 

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