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United Way To Offer Grants To Local Organizations And Agencies – Brevard NC

Local nonprofit agencies interested in submitting a Request for Funding Proposal (RFP) to United Way of Transylvania County (UUTC) should attend the agency information meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Carlson Conference Room at...

 

Newspaper Fun Marks 10th Year Of Partnership With Publishers – Brevard NC

Newspaper Fun is marking its 10th successful year in 2015. The family-oriented puzzle feature is published in newspapers across North America, and began running in the Transylvania Times in Dec. 2014. “Newspapers play a key role in helping people...

 

Frick-Ruppert To Discuss Sailing Coast At Library – Brevard NC

The 2015 Bag Lunch Arts Series kicks off in January with “Waterways: Sailing the Southeastern Coast,” presented by Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert. The program begins at noon Tuesday, Jan. 20, and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. When...

 

Winter Blues Bash To Benefit Philharmonic – Brevard NC

As a big "thank you" to 100 people who give a tax deductible gift of $100, Brevard Philharmonic is hosting a Winter Blues Bash that will cheer the generous participants with food, libations and dancing to the NC Blues Festival winner "Al Coffee and...

 

Cooke Discusses Women Who Changed America

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Higgins, Jack. “Rain on the Dead.” Many Al-Qaeda leaders have been killed or captured, but they are still ready to prove the strength of their terrorist organization....

 

BLT To Hold Auditions Jan. 17-18 – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theatre’s auditions for “How Does Your Garden Grow,” a Southern comedy, by North Carolina native Aubrey Simpson are Jan. 17 and 18 from 2-4 p.m. Mark Henry is the director, and the performances are three weekends starting March...

 

Volunteers Wanted At Sharing House

Jack and Evelyn Hall of Lake Toxaway and Jane Kimball (right) of Sherwood Forest are regular Sharing House pantry volunteers. They sort incoming food donations and fill food orders for Transylvania...

 

Free Radon Test Kits Available At Local Cooperative Extension Center – Brevard NC

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. Radon is the odorless, colorless gas that is the second leading...

 

Brevard's Own WNC Weddings & Events Wins A Wedding Wire Award – Brevard NC

WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, named WNC Weddings & Events as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2015 for Wedding and Event Planning and Coordination in western North Carolina. The Wedd...

 

BES Students Turn Trash Into Musical Treasures – Brevard NC

November was National Recycling Month, and at Brevard Elementary School, students turned trash into musical treasures. With generous funding from the school's Organization of Parents and Teachers,...

 

Foundation Awards $15,000 In School Mini-Grants – Transylvania County NC

After making a record $15,000 available for this year's grants, the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) announced another record high at its recent board meeting. Twenty-seven c...

 

Measuring 'Intelligence'

You’re administering a high stakes standardized test to a room full of high schoolers. You’ve made sure they all have sharpened pencils. You’ve circulated the room throughout the test to monitor student progress. You’ve sent them on bathroom...

 

Rosman Romps To 86-62 Victory Over Andrews – Rosman NC

If the Lady Tigers' defense saved their game, the boys' offense had little trouble as Rosman romped to an 86-62 victory over visiting Andrews Friday night. The Tigers out-scored the Wildcats 30-7 in...

 

Tornados Keep Up With Jones' Pioneers In 81-79 Win – Brevard NC

Trevon Shaw scored a career-high 34 points on Wednesday night in a conference matchup at Tusculum. None were more important than the last two. Shaw connected on a layup in transition with 2.3 seconds left, lifting the Tornados (4-9, 2-5 SAC) to a nai...

 

Lady Tiger Defense Saves The Day In 43-25 Win – Rosman NC

On a night when the Lady Tiger offense struggled, the defense stepped up to cover any gaps. The Rosman girls' varsity basketball team scored just 43 points in their win over Smoky Mountain Conference...

 

BC Women Fall To Pioneers 82-72 Wednesday Evening – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women’s basketball team battled a close game with Tusculum before falling, 82-72, on Wednesday evening in South Atlantic Conference (SAC) action in Pioneer Arena. It was the Tornados final matchup of the regular season as...

 

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