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College Mourns Student's Death - Brevard, NC

Brevard College sophomore and well-beloved student Rakeen Sweezy passed away last week, according to a press release from the college. From Shelby, N.C., he was known to most of the community as...

 

Schools And Statistics

At the end of November County Manager Jaime Laughter and county staff presented a variety of statistics on the county school system. The selection of statistics and how they are presented can influence anyone’s perspective. And there are always oth...

 

News Of Organizations

Apple Group The last thing people need during the holidays (or anytime) is for their Apple computer, iPad, iPhone to have a problem. What do you do? Attend the Basic Apple Group Meeting on Monday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. to find out how to fix your...

 

Stack Chosen To Coach In High School All-Star Game

The 2017 high school football season is officially complete, but Rosman head coach Matt Stack will be back on the sidelines one more time this Saturday as he leads a group of seniors from all across western North Carolina in an all-star game against...

 

BC Picks Up Pair Of Weekend Wins Over Berea, Bob Jones - Brevard, NC

Brevard College’s defense forced 30 turnovers and Divese Carson led the Tornados with 16 points, as Brevard was able to pick up its first victory of the season in men’s basketball action on the road at Berea on Saturday afternoon. Carson, who...

 

Healing Community Action Circles To Meet On Dec. 14 - Brevard, NC

Healing Community Action Circles, or HCAC, is a follow-up to the “Healing the Heart of Democracy” series launched spring of 2017 by The Center for Spiritual Wisdom (www. center4spiritualwisdom.org/) and Brevard College. The third of six meetings...

 

Chamber of Commerce Announces Second Holiday Promotion Winner - Brevard, NC

Local resident Terry Hirsh won the second weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. Hirsh entered the drawing at Rockin' Bowl located at 271 Rosm...

 

Church Activities

Brevard First UMC Brevard First United Methodist Church will host a series of organ recitals on Fridays in December, starting at 12:25 p.m. in the church sanctuary. This Friday, Corey Powell, organist at Central UMC in Asheville, will play. On Dec....

 

Joyce B. Compton

Joyce B. Compton was called home Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Born in Miami, Fla. on Feb. 13, 1932, she and her family split their time as she grew up between Miami and Brevard, where she met her husband, Lewis. She graduated from Brevard High School in...

 

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

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Commu-nity Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

Brevard College To Present The Festival Of Nine Lessons and Carols - Brevard, NC

In 1880, E. W. Benson, then Bishop of Truro and later the Archbishop of Canterbury, constructed the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for use during the Christmas Eve service in his small...

 

First United Methodist Church To Host Christmas Organ Recital - Brevard, NC

Brevard First United Methodist Church will present Corey Powell of Asheville, who will perform a 40-minute program of Christmas music on the church's pipe organ on Friday, Dec. 8, at 12:25 p.m....

 

Tornados Suffer Pair Of Losses In Weekend Hoops Action

Brandon McLean scored a team-high 15 points, including 11 in the second half, to help lead Huntingdon to a 75-65 victory over Brevard College in Saturday afternoon men’s basketball action at Boshamer Gym. The Tornados (0-3) were led in scoring by...

 

Local History Comes To Life, Experientially - Brevard, NC

Brevard College’s Philosophy Statement reads: “Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology in which educators purposely engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills...

 

Cyclocross Events Held Across The Country

Cyclocross racing is all about preparing – for the conditions, for the effort, and for the logistics of the season. After a myriad of states and several trips up and down the east coast, through...

 

Thank You from Brevard Ballet

Brevard Ballet performed "The Nutcracker" on Nov. 19 in Jones Auditorium at Brevard High School to a record crowd. Around 60 young dancers and adult community members portrayed Thomas Shoemaker and An...

 

Frederick Earl Kilstrom

Frederick Earl Kilstrom, 88, of Penrose, went to be with Jesus Christ to his prepared heavenly home, Nov. 29, 2017. The son of the late Elmer Kilstrom and Reba Orr Kilstrom, he was born in Chicago,...

 

Jackie Lynn Revis Hall

Jackie Lynn Revis Hall, 86, Brevard resident of 20 years, and Olin employee, died Dec. 2, 2017, of complications related to Alzheimer’s and respiratory illness. She was a 1951 graduate of Mars Hill College. She was born in Starr County, Texas and...

 

Parades, Twilight Tour Set For Weekend

Brevard and Rosman will celebrate, respectively, the traditional local kick-off to the festive season with Christmas parades this weekend. Organizers are saying the Downtown Brevard Christmas Parade & Twilight Tour will be the best yet. The...

 

Local Author Releases Mystery Novel

Pisgah Forest resident Robert Brooks is the co-author of the mystery novel "The Clown Forest Murders" released in November. Written along with first-time author and son A.C. Brooks, the tale is very...

 

WISE Scholarship Recipients Thank AAUW

At the Brevard AAUW Branch's November meeting, members welcomed three of the four girls who received scholarships to attend the WISE program at Clemson University this past summer. WISE stands for Wom...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Announces First Holiday Promotion Giveaway Winner

Local resident Cindy McCall won the first weekly drawing for the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. McCall entered the drawing at Brevard College. She won $250...

 

Robert Edward Main

Robert Edward Main, 82, of the Riverwind community in Etowah, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, due to heart complications, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He was born in Crystal, Maine Dec. 14, 1934 to James and Leoda Main. He is survived by...

 

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