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 By Jane Wrath    Features    April 1, 2013

Scrapbooks Chronicle Community Life – Brevard NC

Hand-crafted scrapbooks are on display in the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room on the second floor of the Transylvania County Library. The scrapbooks have been assembled by members of the local...

 

Area Brewers Join Forces In N.C. Colla-Beer-Ation – Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery and Asheville Brewing Company have teamed up to create a North Cackalacky colla-BEER-ation. The brewers came up with a big, bold lightly-hopped nectar with a malty, steeped with...

 

RBR Construction Offers Simplified Commercial Renovation Solution – Brevard NC

Brevard-based general contractor Benton Rooks and designer/project manager Alec Browne have joined forces to create RBR Construction, a contracting firm specifically designed to help businesses navigate the complexities of commercial renovation....

 

Nutrition And Natural Health Classes Start Soon – Brevard NC

Through the Woods Natural Health has announced their spring line-up of classes for the community. Naturopathic doctors Glenn and Marty Ingram will be teaching three classes beginning in the month of April to help encourage, educate, and empower the p...

 

Brevard Ranks High Among Small Towns

Charles Anderson, author of “In Search of Eden: America’s Best Small Cities,” considers Brevard to be one of the top 25 small cities in the United States. Anderson, a retired geography instructor, has spent years researching and visiting towns...

 

Oskar Blues Expands Racing Program To North Carolina – Brevard NC

Oskar Blues is racing across the country! First they opened a second brewing facility in Brevard; now they’re bringing race car number 95 to roar around some Southeastern tracks. The car’s first...

 

Dermatologist To Present Program On Skin Cancer – Brevard NC

Skin cancer most often develops on skin exposed to the sun but can also occur on areas of the skin not ordinarily exposed to sunlight. Odds are that most people likely know at least one person who’s...

 

In Defense Of The Lowly Tasty Parsnip – Brevard NC

You may be wondering how the Master Gardeners never run out of something important to write about. There are so many topics that it‘s sometimes hard to choose! And here’s another one: parsnips are one of my favorite vegetables and I decided to...

 

'Beatlemania' Concert Will Raise Funds For Music In Schools Program – Brevard NC

“Beatlemania” entered the English Language in 1963 as the Beatles conquered Britain with four hit singles and back-to-back albums that would top the charts for a year. “Beatlemania” described the excitement and hysteria amongst teenage...

 

Bumgarner To Play At 185 King Street – Brevard NC

Mark Bumgarner will performa Tuesday, April 2, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. Bumgarner’s influences span the American landscape, from the traditional sounds of the Appalachian mountains,...

 
 By Lee Mc Minn    Education    April 1, 2013

Health Sciences Are Expanding – Brevard NC

Anyone read the want ads recently? Most of them affect the health sciences, a field the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the U.S. Department of Labor, predicts to experience a 29 percent growth rate for health care professionals creating a... Full story

 

PFE Raises Nearly $10,000 For American Heart Association – Pidgah Forest NC

Each year Pisgah Forest Elementary School, under the leadership of teachers Ms. Garvey and Mrs. McCall, host fundraisers for the American Heart Associa-tion. This year PFE collectively raised... Full story

 

Rosman High Students Honor Fallen Soldier On Senior Trip – Rosman NC

Students at Rosman High School start to get excited for their senior trip their freshman year of high school. Before they know it, they are packing their bags and loading up the bus to head out for... Full story

 

TIME Students Inducted Into National Academy – Brevard NC

Kaitlin McCreery, Kris Petterson and Erika Williams were recently inducted into the American Junior Academy of Sciences. The three Brevard High School seniors received the honor at the American... Full story

 

Brevard Middle Students Study World Religions – Brevard NC

The entire seventh grade class at Brevard Middle School took a full-day trip to Asheville on Wednesday, March 13, in order to learn more about world religions and cultures. The trip, a supplement to the students’ Social Studies unit on world... Full story

 

Lady Blue Devils Romp To 14-1 Victory – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devil softball team put up back-to-back big innings to break open a close game and defeat West Henderson 14-1 in five innings Thursday afternoon. West eked out their only run in the top...

 

Lady Devils Fall To West 2-1 – Brevard NC

Emily Tellman (above) boots the ball away from the goal, while at right, Hannah Smith chases down an errant ball. Rachel Holmes scored Brevard’s only goal with a shot from the right side in the...

 

Falcons Soar To 11-1 Win Over Blue Devils – Brevard NC

The ball skips off Caleb Owenby’s helmet on a bunt attempt Thursday night against West Henderson. It took all seven innings, but the Falcons plugged away with five runs in the first, then six runs...

 

BC Women Win First Match Of The Season – Brevard NC

Claire Dillman and Michelle Prata paired to take the number one doubles match before winning their singles matches to lead the Brevard College women’s tennis team to a 6-3 victory over visiting...

 

Tornado Men's Tennis Falls To Lenoir-Rhyne 6-3 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados men’s tennis team fell to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears 6-3 at the McCoy Tennis Complex on Thursday afternoon. George Finch and Johannes Kloster paired to take the number one d...

 

Tornados Swept By Rams In Extra Innings – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados were edged in extra innings in both games of their doubleheader with the Winston-Salem State Rams on Friday afternoon, losing the opener 1-0 in nine innings before...

 

Lions Sneak Past Tornados 8-6 At Gil Coan Field – Brevard NC

The Young Harris College Mountain Lions scored four runs over the final two innings to take an 8-6 victory over Brevard College at Gil Coan Field on Wednesday afternoon. The Mountain Lions took a 7-6...

 

Louise Roebuck Vanderford

Louise Roebuck Vanderford passed away April 1, 2013, at her residence at Tore’s Home, in Brevard. Born in Halifax County, N.C., March 26, 1918, she just celebrated her 95th birthday. Her beloved husband, Euris “Vandy” R. Vanderford, predeceased...

 

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