Articles from the January 22, 2018 edition

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Generational Interdependence

At the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting last Tuesday evening, local resident Kimsey Jackson said he represented the school board’s “worst nightmare.” Jackson apparently was referring to the fact that he is an... — Updated 1/23/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Businesses, Others During Gala

It was a night of celebration Saturday at Brevard College’s Porter Center as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala. The night involved chamber members and officials coming together to recognize... — Updated 1/23/2018


Reach for the Stars - Rosman, NC

The annual Miss Bengal Pageant was held Saturday at Rosman High School. Meredith Maiken was crowned as this year's Miss Bengal. Emma Henderson was 1st runner up, while Callie Owen... — Updated 1/23/2018


BLT To Present 'On Golden Pond' - Brevard, NC

When the title, "On Golden Pond," is mentioned, most people think of the 1981 movie starring Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. However, two years earlier, 29-year-old... — Updated 1/23/2018


Brevard College: Endowed Scholarship Established By Walsers, Brevard, NC

Brevard College has announced a newly endowed scholarship established by Donald and Max Walser. Cousins who graduated from Brevard College in 1960, both men continued their education at Pfeiffer University where they received... — Updated 1/22/2018


TCSEF Awards $18,000 To Transylvania Schools

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) has announced its 2018 grant recipients. The TCSEF grant committee reviewed and researched 47 applications received from TCS teachers and staff. The committee... — Updated 1/22/2018


Brevard College: Criminal Justice: One Of BC's Fastest Growing Majors

By Alex Perri Since 2014, Brevard College's criminal justice program has grown significantly, and it is largely due to one professor's mission to make criminal justice students as... — Updated 1/22/2018


Bike Trail Report

Weekly Trail Report For The Week Of Jan. 22 •Freeze Thaw Alert!! Please stay off the trails while they dry out. Please stick to gravel roads or the road bike. •Maintenance work on Butter Gap and Daniel Ridge trails. Be on the... — Updated 1/22/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Defeat Wildcats 60-12 In Wrestling Home Finale - Rosman, NC

Last Thursday, the Rosman Tiger wrestling team held its final home match of the 2017-18 season, defeating the Andrews Wildcats, 60-12, in a Smoky Mountain Conference showdown. It... — Updated 1/22/2018

 By Tristan Cowie    Outdoors

Hendersonville And National Champs, A Season Recap

While cyclocross is all about preparation, there comes a time to execute the plan and race your heart out. In November I was half-way through my cyclocross season. Cyclocross is a... — Updated 1/22/2018


Rapids Win Ballers Bash

The Transylvania Rapids, a local youth travel basketball team, recently won the Tennessee Premier Ballers Bash tournament, in Kingsport, Tenn. The team went undefeated to take the... — Updated 1/22/2018


Lamb's Buzzer-Beater Lifts Tornados Past Bishops

For the second time in a week the Brevard College men’s basketball team won a game by virtue of a 3-pointer in the waning moments. This time it came off the hand of Levi Lamb, who connected on a buzzer-beater that took down... — Updated 1/22/2018


Bollinger Nets 20 Points To Lead Tornados To Fifth Straight Victory

Another strong defensive showing by BrevardCollege resulted in the team’s fifth straight victory, 59-46 over Agnes Scott on Saturday afternoon. Brevard (9-5) held Agnes Scott without a made 3-pointer and forced 30 turnovers, to... — Updated 1/22/2018


Prep Roundup

Brevard Splits With East Henderson The Brevard Blue Devils finally got back on the court last Friday, playing in just their third game in three weeks after weather forced numerous postponements and cancellations. The result was a s... — Updated 1/22/2018


Jamie Atkinson Named Brevard College Interim AD

Brevard College’s Director of Athletics Juan Mascaro, who also serves as vice president for Strategic Planning and Athletics and head women’s soccer coach, will now serve as the school’s vice president for Strategy and... — Updated 1/22/2018


BC Students Provide Quality Improvement Projects To Local Businesses And Organizations

As part of Brevard College’s Business and Organizational Leadership (BORG) department curriculum, students from its Principles of Total Quality class have the opportunity to help businesses and organizations by providing... — Updated 1/22/2018


Michael Wolff's 'Fire And Fury'

Fact or fiction? One thing for sure, Wolff will make millions from this book. Did Wolff tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth? He has many unnamed sources and some say the book is unsubstantiated gossip. Many... — Updated 1/22/2018


Lucky To Have Kim's

We are indeed lucky in Brevard to have Kim’s Alterations (near Pisgah Fish Camp). Kim has done professional, quick and very reasonably-priced work for me. Kim has good ideas to make garments fit well, always with a smile. Janis... — Updated 1/22/2018


Transylvania Roadside Trash

Our elected officials and concerned citizens continue to talk about bringing business and jobs to our county. They also continue to promote tourism as a means of healthy growth. Why would any sustainable business wish to locate in... — Updated 1/22/2018


Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In 1994, then-President Bill Clinton signed legislation to designate the federal holiday as a day of service. Since then, both Republican and Democratic presidents have commemorated Martin Luther King Jr.’s life by committing to... — Updated 1/22/2018


Memory Of Haiti

As we grow older, the memories return. The outcry over our POTUS’ alleged improper verbiage reminded me of my Haitian Naval experience. Six decades ago as a young officer, my carrier twice stopped for shore liberty at Port au... — Updated 1/22/2018


Miss Bengal 2018 Contestants 'Reach For The Stars' - Rosman, NC

Contestants in Saturday's 2018 Miss Bengal pageant included Alicia Guinn, Emma Abram and Emma Henderson. The Rosman High School Yearbook staff organizes the pageant as an annual... — Updated 1/22/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

Groundbreaking Held For Ecusta Road Project - Pisgah Forest, NC

There was a big gathering of city, county and state officials for the Transylvania Economic Alliance’s groundbreaking event on Friday afternoon for the Ecusta Road Industrial Project, in which SylvanSport, the recreational... — Updated 1/22/2018

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Funds For Landfill Upgrades

Transylvania County commissioners recently approved $447,200 in funding for the Solid Waste Department, and specifically the landfill, to make sure the county remains in compliance, can address major equipment breakdowns and other... — Updated 1/22/2018

 By John Lanier    News

Suicide, Student Homeless Shelter Discussed

The need for a suicide prevention awareness program and efforts by Isaac’s Home to provide shelter for homeless students were both brought before the Transylvania County Board of Education last Tuesday evening. During the first... — Updated 1/22/2018


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