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Blue Devil Swim Team Laps Conference Competition - Brevard, NC

For a team in just its second year, the Brevard Blue Devils have made quite a splash in the prep swimming scene. One year after resurrecting the swim program, Brevard recently finished third overall a...

 

The Get Right Band To Perform Friday - Brevard, NC

The Get Right Band will hold a CD release show Live at 185 King Street on Friday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. The Get Right Band will be releasing their first ever live album, “Live in Asheville,” on Jan....

 

BMC First Monday Concerts Resume Feb. 4

On Monday, Feb. 4, at 12:30 p.m., Brevard Music Center's First Mondays concert - held at the Porter Center at Brevard College - features Dilshad Posnock on flute, Jennifer Snyder Kozoroz on viola,...

 

Choral Society Schedules Rehearsals - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Choral Society has scheduled the first rehearsal on Feb. 5 for the upcoming Spring Concert. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Porter Center rehearsal room and will be available during the first three rehearsals. There are no...

 

Brevard Little Theatre Selects Cast For Original 'Just Another Big Dog' - Brevard, NC

“Just Another Big Dog,” an original play by local veterinarian Mark Thompson, will make its world debut on Feb. 22 at Brevard Little Theatre. It follows Drs. Carole Lynch (played by Sally Burnett, a mainstay on the BLT stage and behind the...

 

Williamses Celebrated 50 Years Together

Ronnie and Wanda Williams recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 19, 1969, in Wahalla, S.C., by Judge John D. Long. They have two daughters, Tammy W. Staton, of...

 

Transylvania Public Health Dept. Offers Prevention And Treatment Recommendations - Brevard, NC

Influenza is a serious respiratory illness that can cause fever, headache, extreme tiredness and body aches lasting for a week or more. Flu is contagious, and complications can be serious, especially...

 

TRH Announces DAISY Award Winners - Brevard, NC

Congratulations to Transylvania Regional Hospital's 2018 DAISY Award recipients Janet Allen, RN, outpatient nursing, and Karen DeWitte, RN, BSN, of the Brevard Cancer and Infusion Center. The awards...

 

VFW To Host Trivia Night Fundraiser

VFW Post 4309 on Nicholson Creek Road in Brevard is holding a Trivia Night fundraiser that everyone in the community is invited to participate in. It will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, with the doors opening at 7 p.m. The game entry fee is $10 for...

 

Tigers Win Second Straight, Hang On To Beat Highlands - Rosman, NC

It was a bit closer than those in the home stands would have liked, but at the end of the night, all was right with the world as the Rosman Tigers defeated Highlands 74-66. The win marked the first...

 

Lady Tigers Fall To Highlanders Despite Gritty Effort - Rosman, NC

They gave it all they had, but, unfortunately, it wasn't enough as the Rosman Lady Tigers lost 60-40 to Highlands on Tuesday night. The Highlanders snatched an early lead in the first quarter and...

 

Church Activities

Bethany Baptist Bethany Baptist Church in Brevard will host the Galkin Evangelistic Ministry Team Sunday to Wednesday, Jan. 27-30. The four-day event features a variety of services, sessions and concerts for the entire family. On Sunday, the team...

 

Blue Devils Secure Second Place With Win Over Mustangs - Brevard, NC

The Brevard Blue Devil wrestling team defeated Smoky Mountain, 36-31, to lock up second place in the Mountain Six Conference on Tuesday night....

 

Dorothy Bradford

Dorothy Bradford, 86, died Jan. 15, 2019, in Springdale, Ark.   Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University, in...

 

James Joshua "Josh" Gravley

James Joshua “Josh” Gravley, 40, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at his residence. He attended Brevard High School. He worked in the heating and cooling industry for over 20...

 

Fred W. Greene

Fred W. Greene, 74, of Brevard, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Norfolk, Va., June 21, 1944, to the late Frederick W. Greene Sr. and Theodosia Bradley Greene. He wa...

 

Sandra "Sandy" Marie Butler Mattison

Sandra “Sandy” Marie Butler Mattison, 77, of Garland, Texas, died Jan. 13, 2019, after a short illness. She was born in Rosman to the late Samuel and Salenia Galloway Butler. She was predeceased by four brothers, Charles David, Donald Lee,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 24, 2019

DuPont Forest Receives Another Land Donation - Transylvania County, NC

The Conservation Fund, an environmental non-profit, has conveyed 778.5 acres owned by the Pickelsimer estate to the state, with the property becoming part of DuPont State Recreational Forest, likely...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 24, 2019

Board Approves Teacher Funding Increase - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to increase by 0.5 percent the local supplement of teachers with 25 or more years of experience and to give central office personnel a supplement equivalent to 4 percent of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 24, 2019

Voices Raised In Celebration, Unity - Brevard, NC

The community celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday night during the annual "Unity in the Community" event that began with a march from Bethel "A" Baptist church and concluded with...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 24, 2019

Council Hears Complaints About Flag - Brevard, NC

During Tuesday’s Brevard City Council, local NAACP officials asked the city to revisit the legalities of displaying the Confederate flag at public events, but they ran up against the protections on free speech laid out in the U.S. Constitution....

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 24, 2019

Official Addresses Industrial Center Cost - Brevard, NC

Last summer, it was reported that the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved $450,000 in more funding for the Sylvan Valley Industrial Center on Ecusta Road because of “design team errors and omissions on the project.” Commissioners...

 

County Landfill Essay Contest Launched - Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County has a problem and needs the public’s input and suggestions on possible ways to solve it. Based on the November 2018 Capacity Survey, the county landfill will reach capacity in just over eight years, according to Solid Waste Dire...

 

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