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Articles from the February 18, 2019 edition

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 By Jennifer VanDyke    News

B-DRPC Preschool Receives Playhouse From Habitat

One child noticing a playhouse on a float in the Brevard Christmas parade turned into a happy surprise for an entire preschool. Nate VanDyke, 4, watched a brightly painted Dr.... — Updated 2/18/2019


Everyday Education: Brevard College Prepares A Future Teacher

"Experience BC!" is a common phrase that rings across the campus of Brevard College. For many students, this phrase may simply mean get more involved on campus; however, as a... — Updated 2/18/2019


Marvin "Ray" Bagwell

Marvin "Ray" Bagwell, 88, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at his mountain home with his wife and daughter by his side. He was the son of the late... — Updated 2/18/2019


News Of Organizations: Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club

Land Of Waterfalls Camera Club Guest commentators Jeff Miller, of Mountain Lens Photography, and April Johnson, of Asheville Pet Photograph, are accomplished photographers who collaborate on many projects. Their tag-team critiques... — Updated 2/18/2019


Sullinger, Sharp Engagement Announced

Crasandra Patricia Sullinger, of Brevard, and ZarKeous Queen Sharp, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Beth Wilson and... — Updated 2/18/2019


Unspoken Tradition To Play Friday

Unspoken Tradition will be performing at 185 King Street in Brevard on Friday, Feb.22, at 8 p.m. with opening act of Cody Siniard and Jonlyn Linville. Native son Tim Gardner plays fiddle and sings baritone as part of the dynamic... — Updated 2/18/2019


Pan Harmonia To Present 'Joie De Vivre" Feb. 22

“Joie de vivre” is a French phrase used to express a cheerful enjoyment of life, or an exultation of spirit. Pan Harmonia will present a “Joive de vivre” midday concert at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Friday, Feb. 22,... — Updated 2/18/2019


Picturing The Past: Snapshot Of A Teenager In The 1920s-30s Rosman

Many of the materials in the Local History Collection at the Transylvania County Library come from the generous donations of individuals. A recent donation included a scrapbook and... — Updated 2/18/2019

 By Jayne Fought    Outdoors

The Swiss Army Knife Of The Digital Age

What is technology's place in the outdoors? Often we go out and immerse ourselves in nature in order to detach from modern society. We seek peace and serenity, enjoying the sound... — Updated 2/18/2019


Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass To Give Concert

The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB), conducted by maestro Jamie Hafner, will present a free brass concert on Sunday, March 3, at First Baptist Church of Brevard. The BRSB, a twent... — Updated 2/18/2019


Saving The Downtown

Saving The Downtown There was a time when there was no gazebo in front of the courthouse, when there was no Twilight Tour, when there were no sidewalk planters downtown. There was a time when finding a parking space was easy at... — Updated 2/18/2019


Pisgah Wildlife Education Center Offers Free Workshops In March

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of March. Online registration is required for... — Updated 2/18/2019


OnTrack WNC Offers Free Credit Reports And Score Event In Brevard

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling will team up with First Citizens Bank Brevard Office at 96 S. Broad St. to offer free credit reports and FICO scores. This event is open to... — Updated 2/18/2019


Carole Treadaway

Carole Treadaway, 64, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away Feb. 6, 2019. She was born in Brevard, Nov. 30, 1954, to the late Jack and Barbara Deaver Bryant. She was a successful... — Updated 2/18/2019


Ernestine McCall

Ernestine McCall, 85, passed peacefully in her sleep Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. She was born in a one-room cabin March 18, 1933, in the Silversteen community of Lake Toxaway to the la... — Updated 2/18/2019


David Clifford Galloway

David Clifford Galloway, 88, of Macclenny, Fla., went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, after a long glorious life on earth. He was born in Rosman to the late Walter Monroe and Ola Galloway. He had resided in Macclenny... — Updated 2/18/2019


Benjamin Frank Gottus

Benjamin Frank Gottus, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Black Mountain. He was the husband of the late Ursula S. Gottus, and... — Updated 2/18/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

The AAF: The Ultimate Crossroads Of Sports, Tech And Profit

Sometimes, the greatest technological innovations come from the most random of origins. Yes, much like the adult film industry revolutionized everything from the rise of videotape to the Internet and e-commerce, a new professional... — Updated 2/18/2019

 By Marvin Joseph    Sports

Toccoa Falls Sweep Tornados In Saturday Doubleheader

The Brevard College Tornados baseball team (3-4) fell in both games of a non-conference, seven-inning doubleheader to the Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles (5-6) on Saturday afternoon... — Updated 2/18/2019

 By Marvin Joseph    Sports

Tornados' Lacrosse Nets 21 Goals In Rout Over Randolph

The Brevard College Tornados men’s lacrosse team (2-1) knocked in 21 goals while senior goalie Peyton Mooney set single-game school goalkeeping records as the Tornados picked up a 21-7 non-conference win over fellow NCAA DIII... — Updated 2/18/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Pickford, Ramey Compete At State Wrestling Finals

Over the weekend, Rosman's Zane Ramey and Brevard's John Pickford competed in the 2019 individual state wrestling finals held in Greensboro. Pickford took home fourth place in the... — Updated 2/18/2019


Summit Charter School Announces Transylvania High Honor Students

The following students are residents of Transylvania County and received high honors for the second quarter reporting period at Summit Charter School, located at 370 Mitten Lane in Cashiers, N.C. 5th Grade - Heidi Doeter and Wiley... — Updated 2/18/2019


BES Announces Honor Roll For Second Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Jordan Buford, Harry Burges, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli... — Updated 2/18/2019


Peter De La Torre, BHS Student, Wins $20,000 UNC-G Scholarship

Peter De La Torre, a senior at Brevard High School, has been named as a Blue & Gold scholar at UNC Greensboro. De La Torre was chosen from more than 800 high achieving applicants and will receive a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 per... — Updated 2/18/2019


New At The Library: Know What To Eat And When To Eat It

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Adam, Clarke. “Golden Child.” Thirteen- year-old twins Peter and Paul are nothing alike. Peter is bright while Paul is odd. When Paul wanders off int... — Updated 2/18/2019


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