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William Rector Hall

William Rector Hall, 91, of Brevard, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Oscar Hall and Dovie Riddle Hall Warren and was the husband of the late Opalee Chapman Hall. He was... — Updated 2/14/2017


Artists Display Talents With Folk Arts Show – Brevard NC

Rodney Leftwich of Mills River created his "Oh God" face jug by combining stoneware and wood ash glazes.(Times Photos By Michael Rogers)... — Updated 2/13/2017


Brevard College Roundup

Longballs from seniors Kyle Morrison and Blaine Durham powered the Tornados offense as Brevard (2-6) dropped the series finale to Shorter University (6-0) in the bottom of the ninth 8-7. Morrison smacked his second four-bagger of... — Updated 2/13/2017


Schenck Wolverines Drop Home Contest To LBJ 67-50 – Pisgah Forest NC

The Schenck Job Corps basketball team hosted its first home game of the season last Sunday against the LBJ Job Corps, of Franklin. The Wolverines lost by a final of 67-50. Tyler... — Updated 2/13/2017


Registration Open For Oskar Blues 4-Miler Race Set For March 4 – Brevard NC

Double-knot those running shoes! One of Brevard’s premier running events, the Oskar Blues Four-Miler, is coming up on Saturday, March 4. Sponsored by Brevard Insurance, the race covers a flat, USATF certified 4-mile course beginn... — Updated 2/13/2017


Drug Stores Offered Wide Variety Of Services

In the early to mid-1900s small towns often had two or three drug stores. They offered medication prepared by a pharmacist and first aid supplies. Sundry items including books,... — Updated 2/13/2017


New Online Course Expands Options For Drivers Ed – Transylvania County NC

Students in Transylvania County Schools over the age of 14-½ years old now have a convenient online option to begin working toward their learner’s permit and driver’s license. According to Alan Justice, TCS Director of Transpo... — Updated 2/13/2017


Outdoor Calendar

Tuesday Feb. 14 •Fly Tying at Brevard Brewing. Hosted by Headwaters Outfitters. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free. Bring own materials. (828) 877-3106. Wednesday Feb. 15 •Squatch Bikes and Brews Shop ride. Meet at the shop at 6 p.m.... — Updated 2/13/2017


Wildlife Series Continues Feb. 16 – Brevard NC

The "Transylvania County Wildlife" series continues in the library's Rogow Room at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 with a presentation on the snakes of Transylvania County. There... — Updated 2/13/2017

 By Park Baker    Outdoors

This Week's Outdoor Destination: Bird Rock Falls

Our weekly destination hike is Bird Rock Falls. Bird Rock Falls is one of the easiest waterfalls in the county to access. You can't see it from N.C. 215, but you can hear it. Bird R... — Updated 2/13/2017


TCH Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls

TC Henderson Elementary The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the second quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: Grade 3 A Honor Roll Payton Bracken, Rebecca Gainey and Allysa... — Updated 2/13/2017


PFE Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls

Pisgah Forest Elementary The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2016-17 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ashlyn All, Nadia Azra, Victoria Brown, Elijah... — Updated 2/13/2017

 By Alex Perri    Education

Vaughn Creates Music Scholarship For Brevard College Minority Students – Brevard NC

A newly endowed music scholarship at Brevard College has been created by alumnae, Dona D. Vaughn. Since graduating with a vocal degree from Brevard College, Vaughn has gone on to... — Updated 2/13/2017


Retired Officers Create Criminal Justice Scholarships – Brevard NC

A new scholarship is being offered to Brevard College students pursuing a degree in the criminal justice program, thanks to Tim and Patricia Powers. "We felt compelled to create the... — Updated 2/13/2017

 By Angela Hughes    Sports

Second Half Run Helps Bulldogs Cruise Past Tornados – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Women's basketball team (6-16, 2-16 SAC) lost to the hot shooting Bulldogs of Wingate University (19-4, 15-3 SAC), 84-54 in Saturday afternoon's conference... — Updated 2/13/2017

 By Joseph Swanson    Sports

Wingate Rolls Past BC, Tornados Still Seek SAC Win – Brevard NC

Junior Stevie Williams finished with a team-high 22 points as the Brevard College Tornados (2-22, 0-18 SAC) fell by a final of 86-71 to the Wingate University Bulldogs (16-8, 13-5... — Updated 2/13/2017


Tornados Fall To Railsplitters In Spring Tennis Opener – Brevard NC

Freshman Cre Still defeated LMU's Joshua Coulthard 6-3, 6-3 at the No. 1 spot to earn Brevard's only match win of the day as Brevard (1-5) fell to the Railsplitters of Lincoln... — Updated 2/13/2017


Transylvanians In College

Georgia Institute Of Technology Jeremy Dodson of Brevard, made the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher... — Updated 2/13/2017


Art & Music At Brevard Academy – Brevard NC

Brevard Academy hosted a midwinter Music and Art Showcase on Thursday, Feb. 9. Kindergarten through fifth graders performed vocal and instrumental selections with a Mardi Gras... — Updated 2/13/2017


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