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Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian Jesus grew up in the temple and the scriptures brought him strength and comfort in his ministry. This week’s message from Keith Thompson is “Listening With Jesus to Psalm 23.” The Chancel Choir will provide...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 23, 2017 

Transylvania School Dropout Numbers Continue To Fall – Brevard NC

The dropout rate in Transylvania County Schools dropped 42 percent in 2015-16, the latest year for which dropout data is available. Jeremy Gibbs, chief academic officer for Transylvania County Schools, told the Transylvania County Board of Education...

 

March Held To Oppose Hate – Brevard NC

More than 200 community members and Brevard College students Monday, Presidents' Day, took part in a "anti-hate" march on the campus. Participants marched from the Bell Tower on the campus to the...

 
 By Shannon Summitt    Arts    February 23, 2017 

Deadline To Apply For Annual Writers' Conference Is March 1 – Brevard NC

Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation will once again co-host the annual Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference May 18-21. Workshops, discussions and readings will take place...

 

Extension Office Seeks Scholarship Applicants – Brevard NC

Nominations are being accepted for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 24. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a...

 

New Coaching Hires Bulk Up Tornados' Football Staff – Brevard NC

Brevard College head football coach Bill Khayat recently announced the signing of Dynomite Kuhn as the program’s first ever Director of Football Operations. Kuhn will also assume the role of Recruiting Coordinator for the Tornados. Kuhn brings a...

 

Tornados Make History At Green Valley – Brevard NC

Despite a field of just 33 players, the Brevard College Tornados made school history Saturday afternoon at the Bruins Spring Golf Invitational as the college’s A-team took home the tournament title, while the B-team captured runner-up honors,...

 

Tornados Split With Rams In Home Softball Opener – Brevard NC

The Brevard College softball team (1-1) split with Bluefield College (5-1), falling in game one 6-2 and winning game two 7-2 on opening day. The Tornados recorded 21 hits on the day. Senior Lauren Parker led the Tornados with five hits, while freshma...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Freedom Of Speech Belongs To All

Bob Youngerman, in his Feb. 16 letter to the Times about freedom of speech, refers to the Saturday Evening Post and its covers by Norman Rockwell. I too am old enough to remember the magazine (loved the “short, short” stories) and Rockwell’s...

 

Marian S. Hilgendorf

Marian S. Hilgendorf, 102, passed away Jan. 24, 2017, in Cambridge, Minn. She was born Aug. 9, 1914, in Adams County, Wis. to Frank and Pearl (Wiggins) Snyder. She grew up in North Dakota, Minnesota a...

 

Timmons Takes Over The Reins – Brevard NC

The Free Rein Center has a new executive center and soon will have access to a new covered riding facility Cecily Timmons recently took over as executive director at the Free Rein Center, which provid...

 

BC Juried Art Exhibition Set For Feb. 24 – March 31 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Art Department is showcasing students' original artwork in the annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The show will run Feb. 24 through March 31 in the Spiers Art Gallery in the...

 

Area High School Bands To Perform At Brevard College – Brevard NC

Brevard College opens its doors to the Scott Concert Hall once more for the second annual Brevard College Concert Band Invitational on Friday, Feb. 24. High school bands from Brevard, Rosman, Hender-sonville and Asheville will be in attendance, and...

 

Still, Christiansen Pick Up First Doubles Win As Tornados – Brevard NC

Freshman Cre Still and Will Christiansen collected their first dual match win Sunday as the Brevard College men's tennis team (1-6) dropped an 8-1 decision to the Catawba College Indians (6-3) Followi...

 

Indians Race Past Tornados In Final Home Hoops Contests – Brevard NC

Junior Stevie Williams finished with 21 points as the Brevard College Tornados (2-24, 0-20 SAC) dropped their final home contest of the season by a final of 77-60 to the Catawba College Indians (17-9, 11-9 SAC). Williams capped off the home finale...

 

Tornados Split Road Double-Header Against William Peace – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados (4-8) split the Sunday doubleheader with the William Peace Pacers (4-5) at the USA Baseball complex in Cary, N.C. The Tornados took game one of the Sunday matinee with a 4-0 shutout of the Pacers before dropping the...

 

Tornado Lacrosse Teams Drop Pair Of Weekend Contests – Brevard NC

Despite freshman goalie Chris Stallings recording 18 saves the Brevard College Tornados (2-2) dropped their second game of the season by a final of 16-5 to the Young Harris College Mountain Lions (2-3). Offensively, the Tornados were led by five...

 

Gaither's Was Brevard's Longest Operating Restaurant

Since the early 1900s, downtown Brevard has been home to numerous cafes and restaurants. The earliest mention of a local restaurant found in the Sylvan Valley News is for Jim Aiken's Restaurant and Ba...

 

Freedom Of Speech

As a young boy at age 10, I sold the Saturday Evening Post door-to-door in my neighborhood in Chicago. The Post back in the 1940’s had the largest circulation of any magazine in the United States. I dare say there are few, if any millennials, and p...

 

Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Feb. 19, Keith Thompson will be preaching a sermon entitled, “Listening to Jesus: Enemies.” Special music will be provided by the Chancel Choir at the 11 a.m. service and by Jacolyn Campbell,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 16, 2017

Discussion Held On College-Type Schedules – Brevard NC

During a recent Board of Education workshop, Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris presented it with some thoughts on running high school classes on a college schedule. “This is a springboard for discussion,” said McDaris. “Nothing is going to be...

 

AAUW Seeking Book Donations For Annual Sale – Brevard NC

Are you downsizing to a smaller home and have shelves of used books that need to go? Why not put them in one of the yellow boxes found in convenient locations around town? Your donation will help loca...

 

Tornados Officially Name Hudson Head Women's Coach – Brevard NC

Vice President for Strategic Planning and Athletic Director, Juan Mascaro, recently announced that current interim women's basketball coach, Donald Hudson has been tapped as the new head women's...

 

Tornados Explode For 13 Runs In Win Over Lions – Brevard NC

A 13-run, 20-hit day for the Tornados offense helped Brevard College (3-6) defeat the Young Harris Mountain Lions (2-5) 13-2 on Tuesday afternoon in a nonconference matchup at Gil Coan Field. The...

 

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