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Gas Prices Fall Another 8 Cents - Brevard NC

Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 8.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.23 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,092 gas outlets in North Carolina. This compares with the national aver...

 

Fresh Coat

Rob Snyder, of Snyder's Paint Plus, and Earl Stockdale, of Stockdale Precision Paint, work on a wall Friday at the historic Oak Grove Church in Brevard. Members of the community recently came...

 

Habitat To Hold Auction

Transylvania Habitat for Humanity will hold a silent auction that begins Sept. 1 and runs for two weeks. Special items are once again located in the silent auction display area along with a signup...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    August 31, 2015

Martin Loves The 'Magical' World Of Moss – Brevard NC

Everyone's favorite local moss expert, Mossin' Annie Martin, has just released a new book, "The Magical World of Moss Gardening." The book has been highly praised, so much so that the Library Journal...

 

Heritage Museum Hosts Aluminum Tree Display – Brevard NC

The world-renowned Aluminum Tree & Aesthetically Challenged Seasonal Ornament Museum and Research Center (commonly known as ATOM) is on exhibit for the 5th time at its permanent home, the Transylv...

 

County Featured In The State Magazine

The first state magazine for North Carolina was published on June 3, 1933. The State: A Weekly Survey of North Carolina provided readers with a look at happenings across the state. Editor Carl Goerch...

 

Public Invited To Friends Of PARI Meeting – Rosman NC

Friends of PARI, the group of donors and volunteers supporting the mission and programs of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), will host its annual meeting on the PARI campus Friday,...

 

'Out Of The Shadows' Forum Series At Lutheran Church Of The Good Shepherd – Brevard NC

The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard is hosting a series of forums that will take place on the five Wednesdays in September. The forums will focus on how to identify mental health issues and support family, friends, community members...

 

Brevard Health Center Welcomes Macy Latter – Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has announced that Macy Latter, D.O. has joined BRCHS as a medical provider at Brevard Health Center. As a returning Brevard native, Dr. Latter (formerly...

 

Author Tells Son How To Live Safely

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brelinski, Valerie. “The Girl Who Slept with God.” Jory is the wild-child, the one who can’t follow any rules. Grace is the morally driven, do-gooder who returns...

 

BC Theatre Department Preps For Entertaining Year – Brevard NC

Brevard College's theatre program has a 2015-2016 season loaded with comedy, drama and classic theatre for the local community. The season begins with "The Diviners" written by Jim Leonard Jr. This pl...

 

Library Releases Free Fall Concert Schedule – Brevard NC

The Fall Outdoor Concert Series at the Transylvania County Library is back every Friday in September with a lively mix of folk rock and Americana music. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Transylvania County Library Amphitheater. In...

 

Brevard Little Theatre Names Cast For Upcoming Comedy – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theater has cast its upcoming show, “Funny Little Thing Called Love.” This funny new Jones, Hope, Wooten comedy, is all about the four-letter word “L-O-V-E,” and is authored by the same folks that brought audiences...

 

Delta Kappa Gamma Welcomes New Educators

Forty educators who are new to Transylvania County received welcome packets prepared by the members of Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. The county library and...

 

News of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 1 p.m. at Lake Pointe Landing in Hendersonville, for a fashion show sponsored by Stein Mart. The models will be Chapter 8 members. Visitors are welcome. Chapter 8 is the oldest chapter in the...

 

Free Rein To Show 'Riding My Way Back' – Brevard NC

Free Rein will host a screening of "Riding My Way Back." The new award winning, short documentary about the powerful healing of therapeutic riding for a veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain injury will be screened at The...

 

Three-Peat: Tigers Rout Blue Devils 42-7 – Brevard NC

Dominant. Sensational. Overwhelming. The Rosman Tigers were all those things and more as they rushed for almost 550 yards on their way to a resounding 42-7 victory over the Brevard Blue Devils Friday...

 

Lady Blue Devils Tennis Drop Season Opener – Brevard NC

It was a rocky start to the 2015 campaign last Thursday as the Brevard Lady Devils tennis team fell 9-0 to the visiting Hendersonville Bearcats. Hendersonville swept both the singles and doubles...

 

Brevard Soccer Loses To Hendersonville, Ties Highlands – Brevard NC

Alex Castillo weaves through traffic during the Blue Devils' away match against Highlands last Thursday. The game ended in a 2-2 draw. Nathan Pierron scored both goals for Brevard. (Photo courtesy of...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    August 31, 2015

Brevard College To Host First Cross Country Meet Since 2012 – Brevard NC

Brevard distance coach Josh Mower has put together a unique running for the Brevard College Twilight Invitational on Sept. 25. The meets will take place at the Glen Cannon Country Club. “Glen Cannon is an ideal location for this type of event and...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    August 31, 2015

Tornado Cross Country Adds New Recruits – Brevard NC

Head distance coach Josh Mower prepares for the 2015 season with a revamped team after bringing in five men and five women to the cross country program. Headlining the male recruits, Brent Turner...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    August 31, 2015

Vrvilo Named Preseason All-Conference Second Team – Brevard NC

The South Atlantic Conference released its volleyball preseason poll and all-conference teams on Wednesday, with Brevard predicted to finish 11th and junior Aleksandra Vrvilo earning a second team...

 

Tornado Cycling Team Reclassifying To USA Cycling Division I For 2015 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Athletic Department recently made a joint decision with USA Cycling to reclassify the Tornados’ cycling program to Division I status effective in the Fall 2015 semester. “I’m extremely excited about the move to Division...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    August 31, 2015

BC Men's Soccer Team Picked Last in SAC Preseason Poll – Brevard NC

The South Atlantic Conference announced the 2015 men’s soccer preseason poll on Tuesday, Aug. 25, with the conference coaches predicting a 12th place finish for Brevard this season. Wingate, who was ranked 22nd in the national preseason poll, were...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    August 31, 2015

Preseason Poll Picks BC Men's Cross Country To Finish 11th, Women's, 7th – Brevard NC

The South Atlantic Conference released the 2015 cross country preseason polls on Thursday, with the women voted to finish seventh with the men predicted for an 11th place finish. The women, who finished seventh in the conference meet last season,...

 

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