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Hospital Auxiliary Holds Awards Luncheon – Brevard NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital's (TRH) Auxiliary held its Annual Awards Luncheon at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Cathy Landis, president and CNO of TRH, gave a report on...

 

Knights Of Columbus To Hold Blood Drive – Brevard NC

The next Knights of Columbus Red Cross blood drive is Monday, Oct. 12, from noon to 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Giving blood takes less than an hour and is a way of giving life to those in need. Calls will be made...

 

Conversations On The End Of Life Begin Oct. 8 – Brevard NC

A series programs on end of life issues will take place starting Thursday, Oct. 8, from 2-4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County church. The church is located at the corner of South Broad and Varsity across Broad from the...

 

St. Philip's Gives Grants To Local Nonprofits – Brevard NC

St. Philip's Episcopal Church has given a total of $7,600 to local nonprofits as a result of the Art of the Mountains Show and Sale which was held at the church this summer. Checks were presented to...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard Friends Brevard Friends of The Religious Society of Friends will gather for worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, in the activities room of College Walk Retirement Community. At 9:45 a.m. Adult Forum will meet to continue discussion of...

 

Kirkin' o' The Tartan Service Planned – Brevard NC

The Kirkin' o' the Tartan, a tradition honoring the Scots ancestry of many Americans and the heritage of the Presbyterian church, will take place again this year at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian...

 

First Bethel Souvenir Journal

First Bethel Baptist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary in June 2015. A three-day celebration commemorated the historic occasion. Souvenir journals are now on sale at Highland Books. The journal...

 

Apple Tasting And Live Music Offered At The Farmers' Market – Brevard NC

Stop by the Transylvania Farmers' Market this Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to try a variety of locally-grown apples, shop from a wide array of vendors with local products, and enjoy live...

 

Lazar To Discuss 'Forest Types Of The Southern Appalachians' – Brevard NC

The 2015 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in October with “Forest Types of the Southern Appalachians,” presented by Dan Lazar. The program begins at noon Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is made possible b...

 

Andrew Scotchie And The River Rats To Play This Friday – Brevard NC

Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats will perform Friday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. The band formed in early 2011 as a street busking project. Jumpstarted from several songs writt...

 

Tuesday Event To Raise Funds For Free Local Mammograms – Brevard NC

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, Lilly T’s Clothing will be hosting a special event Tuesday, Oct. 13, to raise money to provide free mammograms for needy women in Transylvania County. Over the past several years, the Transylvania Regional...

 

Dr. Copenhaver To Give Asthma Presentation – Brevard NC

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow, swell and produce extra mucus, making breathing difficult and triggering coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. The degree to which this ailment affects a person’s daily life varies from a...

 

Blue Devils' Rally Comes Up Short In 42-20 Loss – Brevard NC

Despite being down 28-7, the Brevard Blue Devils tried to stage a valiant comeback at Memorial Stadium Monday night but could never get a much-needed stop on defense to give quarterback Tanner...

 

Lady Blue Devils Clip The Eagles In Straight Sets – Brevarrd NC

The Brevard Lady Blue Devils had a fairly easy warmup Tuesday night in advance of Thursday's showdown against West Henderson, as they dispatched the East Henderson Eagles 3-0. Brevard got out to a 10-...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    October 8, 2015

Tigers Tame Wildcats In Shutout Road Victory – Rosman NC

"Mondays are the root of all evil" according to Rosman Tiger head coach Freddie Whitman. "They call it blue Mondays for a reason." The Rosman Tigers traveled to conference foe Andrews on Monday night...

 

Vrvilo Named South Atlantic Specialist Of The Week – Brevard NC

Brevard libero Aleksandra Vrvilo has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Specialist of the Week after helping the Tornados to a pair of victories over Mars Hill and Tusculum...

 

Brevard Looks To Rebound Against East Henderson – Brevard NC

After a tough home loss to Tuscola, the Brevard Blue Devils have a short week to prepare for this Friday's game, albeit against a much easier opponent – at least on paper. The Blue Devils will...

 

Tigers Host Black Knights In Pivotal SMC Contest – Rosman NC

Football fans are in for a treat Friday night at Silversteen Stadium as the Rosman Tigers take on the Robbinsville Black Knights in a contest of two Top 10 1A teams in the state. Robbinsville (4-2)...

 

Brevard Travels To Carson-Newman Seeking First Win – Brevard NC

Still seeking its first win of the 2015 season, Brevard must next travel to one of the most inhospitable venues in the South Atlantic Conference when it takes on Carson-Newman this Saturday. Burke-Tarr Stadium has been a house of horrors for the Torn...

 

Prep Roundup

Rosman Volleyball Scores Road Victories The Lady Tigers picked up a couple of straight straight road conference victories, beating Blue Ridge last Thursday and Swain County Tuesday night by 3-0 margins. Callie Chappell led the charge against Blue...

 

BHS Beats Pisgah 4-2 Ties 3-3 With Knights In Conference Action – Brevard NC

The Blue Devils soccer team picked up a couple of positive results in their past two outings, tying North Henderson 3-3 in a match last Thursday and picking up a 4-2 win on the road at Pisgah Monday...

 

Williams To Present 'In TIME, Students Become Scientists' – Brevard NC

Jennifer Williams, a physics, chemistry and research science instructor at Brevard High School, will be giving a presentation on the T.I.M.E. program, which she co-founded in 2006 with a generous grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. This unique...

 

News Of Organizations

Beekeepers The Transylvania Beekeeping Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Community Service Center in Brevard. This will be the final meeting of the year. Plans will be made for next year’s meetings. All beekeepers...

 

Students, Parents Walk To School-Brevard NC

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, thousands of students and parents in hundreds of communities across the state, including in Transylvania County, walked and biked to school in celebration of International Walk...

 

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