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Ringers To Perform Twice

The Blue Ridge Ringers, a handbell ensemble, will present two free concerts in Brevard in December. The 14 members of the group ring on five octaves of Malmark handbells and Malmark handchimes. They...

 

BLT To Stage 'The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe'

Want a gift idea for a special child? How about taking that treasured young one to see “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis at Brevard Little Theatre? It will be a treat for both of you. Director Chris Martin promises a unique...

 

Bakery Hosts Musical 'Boys' Every Friday

The Blue Ridge Bakery Boys, Don Burger, John Carter, Bill Drellow and John Austin, pick some songs at Blue Ridge Bakery in Brevard this past Friday. The group plays bluegrass, old-time and Celtic...

 

McLarty Oversaw Expansion At BC

When Emmett K. McLarty became president of Brevard College in the summer of 1957, he saw the need to strengthen academics, particularly the science, music and arts departments. Within two years he...

 

Helping Get Every Child Ready To Read

As a youth services librarian, I’m always so glad to get asked the question, “What can I do to help my child get ready to read?” Language development and building literacy skills start from the day a child is born and have a long-lasting...

 

BES Students Win State Honors

Five Brevard Elementary students recently participated in the North Carolina Honors Chorus. These students were chosen by audition to sing with more than 175 other singers from across the state...

 

Toxaway's Chapman Inducted Into Alpha Chi – Lake Toxaway NC

Mars Hill University inducted eight students into the Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society Thursday, Nov. 11. Alpha Chi recognizes students who have achieved a grade point...

 

Lions Defeat Tornados 27-7 In Seaon Finale – Brevard NC

Meeting their ancient rivals for the 24th time on the gridiron, Brevard completed its season with a 27-7 loss to Mars Hill despite career days from Anthony Washington and T.J. Lett. Washington rushed for a career-high 91 yards, the highest total...

 

Gharachorloo, Kirkham Honored On Senior Night – Brevard NC

After locking up a bid to the 2015 South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Championship with a win on Friday night, Brevard was unable to earn a victory against Catawba Saturday in the final home match...

 

Shinohara, Masacaro To Head Up Tornado Soccer Teams – Brevard NC

Shigeyoshi Shinohara and Juan Mascaro will take on new roles within the Brevard College soccer programs after an internal restructuring of duties this offseason. Shinohara, who has spent the last seven seasons at the helm of Brevard’s women’s...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    November 16, 2015

Tornados Fall To Lander, Southern Wesleyan At Carson-Newman Classic – Brevard NC

Brevard College’s men’s basketball team officially began the 2015-16 campaign on Friday evening in the Carson-Newman Classic, losing to Lander in the opener. Demarcus Threatt continued his sharp shooting trend that he established in the...

 

Kevin Howell Named To Outdoor Heritage Council – Brevard NC

Local fly-fishing outfitter Kevin Howell has been appointed by the North Carolina legislature to serve on the states newly formed Outdoor Heritage Council. Howell, owner of Davidson River Outfitters...

 

License Plate Office Closed For Holiday – Brevard NC

The N.C. License Plate Agency/Tag Office in Pisgah Forest will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30....

 

District Named 'Outstanding District' For 2014-2015 – Brevard NC

On Oct. 13, the Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was recognized as "Out-standing District of 2014-2015" at the annual fall meeting of the Area I Association of Soil & Water...

 

Korean And Vietnam Veterans Are Honored

The following prayer was delivered at a ceremony at Davidson River Cemetery honoring Korean and Vietnam veterans: "Almighty and eternal father, we lift our voices to you once again, asking that you...

 

Kickers Take Second At State – Brevard NC

The weekend of Nov. 6-8, Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to High Point to compete in the state fall tournament. Thirteen athletes made the trip and represented the county well. These...

 

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