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Abused,Abandoned Neglected

Orphanage; it’s a word from the distant past. But abused, abandoned, neglected, and orphaned children are still around. Also, our high divorce rate and the high number of out-or-wedlock births often result in fragile single parent homes. And...

 

Pogue Simplifies Use Of Technology

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Allen, Sarah Addison. “First Frost.” Claire Waverley has recently opened Waverley’s Candies, a successful store with handmade confections. Unfortunately, the time...

 

Brevard Philharmonic To Celebrate Songs Of Cole Porter – Brevard NC

Metropolitan Opera veteran, Janet Hopkins, plus a line-up of three other stellar professional singers and the Hendersonville Chorale, will join the Brevard Philharmonic Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. for “Anything Goes ... The Sounds of Cole Porter....

 

LearnPads Come To Transylvania County!

LearnPads are coming to Transylvania County elementary schools! All four of the county's fourth and fifth grades will receive classroom carts of LearnPads over the next several weeks. Teachers have...

 

Letting Loose

Brevard Elementary hosted teachers from the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education last week in an outdoor skills program. The archery station, led by Lee Sherrill, was a big hit. Jermaine Duncan and...

 

Pisgah Chapter Brings Trout In The Classroom – Brevard NC

Davidson River School with Andy Bullwinkel, science teacher, and Rosman Elementary School with Kristy Ontko, science teacher, are two of the newest schools to participate in Trout in the Classroom...

 

Transylvania County Agricultural Scholarships Available – Transylvania County NC

Applications are now available for two $500 Transylvania County Agricultural scholarships. These scholarships are sponsored jointly by the Transylvania County Cattlemen’s Association and the Transylvania County Farm Bureau. This scholarship...

 

New Blue Devil Skipper Welcomes Challenge – Brevard NC

New Brevard High School head football coach Craig Pritchett uses a couple of words when describing how he plans to turn the Blue Devils' fortunes around - "fundamentals" and "physicality." Pritchett...

 

Tiger Wrestlers Finish Second In Conference – Rosman NC

The atmosphere Thursday night in the old gymnasium at Rosman High School had the air of the football playoffs. A near-standing room only crowd packed the stands to watch the Tigers and Maroon Devils...

 

Tornados Top Lenoir-Rhyne In Front Of TV Audience – Brevard NC

Playing in front of a raucous home crowd and a television audience for just the second time in school history, the Brevard College men’s basketball team used a 25-5 second-half run to defeat Lenoir-Rhyne 74-63 and continue to climb the South Atlant...

 

Tigers Top Maroon Devils On Senior Night – Rosman NC

he Tigers held off a pesky Swain County squad Friday night in a 95-85 Smoky Mountain Conference victory. While two Rosman players scored 20-plus points - Zach Stroup with 25 and Harper Reese with 20...

 

Lady Tigers Top Lady Maroon Devils 55-38 – Rosman NC

The Lady Tigers controlled all four quarters in an important 55-38 victory over Smoky Mountain Conference foe Swain County Friday night. Rosman took a 17-12 first-quarter lead and never really looked...

 

Brevard Trio Finishes First – Brevard NC

Three Brevard High School wrestlers won WNC Athletic Conference championships at the league tournament last weekend. Chad Johnson, Logan Roth and Nick Siniard all placed first in their respective weight classes. Johnson, wrestling at 113, received a...

 

BC Softball Looking For Improvement In 2015 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College softball team will look to improve upon a solid 2014 campaign as the team opens its season this weekend. Last year, the Tornados finished at 11-9 in league play and earned the No....

 

BC's Whitaker Picked To All-SAC Team – Brevard NC

Brevard was picked to finish ninth in the South Atlantic Conference preseason coaches' poll that was recently released. The Tornados garnered 43 votes and occupy the ninth position in the 12-team...

 

Edward Riley "Eddie" Batson

Edward Riley “Eddie” Batson, 67, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. He was the son of the late John Bunyon and Viona McCall Batson. He had a very special love and affection for his mother. In addition to his parents, he was...

 

Ageless Grace Offers A 'Pill' To Reduce Costs And Boost Productivity

Stress levels are high in today's workplace. Staff can't find the time to take care of themselves, leading to low performance levels and more disease. Management recognizes the need to retain their...

 

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