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Three Spring Concerts To Spotlight Junior Appalachian Musicians Program

Three free bluegrass and old-time music concerts performed by students, alums, and instructors in the Junior Appalachian Musicians program are planned this spring as part of the 50th -anniversary celebration of the North Carolina Arts Council. The...

 

BC Women Close Out Season With Win Over Pfeiffer - Brevard, NC

Senior Kelsie Rhyne, competing in the final game of her collegiate career, finished with a career-high 21 points while classmates Jade Napier and Whitney DeMoss tallied 16 points and 18 rebounds, respectively, to help led Brevard College to a 79-68 v...

 

Tornados' LAX Drops Pair Of Matches - Brevard, NC

Kyle Hunziker and Jackson McKaig scored four goals each, but Huntingdon’s trio of Kendrick Ballard (three goals), Adrian Harper (three) and Zach Barnhill (two) helped push the Hawks to a 13-12 overtime victory in men's lacrosse action on Saturday...

 

Blue Devils, Hornets Win Youth Hoops Championship

The Transylvania County youth recreation basketball league recently wrapped up their season with a pair of teams hoisting trophies after coming out on top in the league tournament. Pictured above are...

 

Lin Kolb Named 2017 N.C. Senior Tennis Player Of Year

Lin Kolb, a member of the Brevard Health and Racquet Club, was recently honored at the United States Tennis Association, North Carolina, Tennis Weekend at Pinehurst, N.C. as the 2017 Female Senior...

 

Tornado Men's Tennis Team Scores Road Win Over Berea - Brevard, NC

The Brevard College men’s tennis team put together a dominating performance on Sunday morning in Berea as the Tornados posted a 9-0 victory over the host Mountaineers. The doubles tandem of Tim Hengst and Tom Mittring got the Tornados off to a...

 

Huntingdon Picks Up Sweep Over BC In Weekend Action - Brevard, NC

Brevard College was unable to earn a tally in the win column this weekend, as the team dropped both games (14-2, 12-1) against Huntingdon on Saturday afternoon in Montgomery, Ala. In the two games today, freshman Mikey Mejias went 3-for-6 at the...

 

Brevard Baseball, Softball Host Friday Scrimmages

Last Friday, the Brevard High School baseball and softball teams took to the field for the first time this season for a pair of scrimmages. The Lady Blue Devils scrimmaged the Enka Sugar Jets while...

 

Tigers Open Season With Scrimmage Against Greenies

On Thursday, the Rosman Tigers held their first scrimmage at home against Christ School. The Tigers, as well as the Lady Tiger softball team, open season play on Wednesday when they travel to...

 

Headwaters Outfitters Announces Paddle Trail Speaker Series - Rosman, NC

The folks at Headwaters Outfitters have years of experience on the French Broad River. Who better to learn from to get your boat out this spring? Join them for presentations March 8 and 10. Headwaters Outfitters announces a partnership with Mountain...

 

Bike Trail Report

•The following gravel forest service roads are closed: Cathey’s Creek, 475-B, 477, 1206 and Turkey Pen Road. •It’s been raining. Please stay off the trails for a while and let them dry out. •Maintenance work on Butter Gap, Daniel Ridge and...

 

Scouts Enjoy Trip To Military History Museum - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, Feb. 15, Cub Scout Troop 701 and family members enjoyed a private tour of the WNC Military History Museum from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Museum Curator Emmett Casciato escorted his guests through...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Curtiss Poteat: Patrolling The Rivers Of South Vietnam

Private Curtiss Poteat left the tranquility of Marion, N.C. for South Vietnam in 1969, having trained as a military policeman to work on Army patrol boats (PBRs). "The uncle that I'm named after was...

 

New At The Library: Add Flavor And Fun With New Vegetables

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Aliu, Xhenet. “Brass.” When everything Lulu had hoped for her future falls apart, including a rejection letter from NYU, she decides it’s time to find out the truth...

 

At BMC Free Concert: David Gilliland To Play

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra, has announced its March program of chamber concerts as part of BMC's free Community Concerts...

 

Donaldson To Lead' Writing For Your Life' Classes March 1-29 - Brevard, NC

"Writing For Your Life" classes start at Silvermont Opportunity Center on Thursday, March 1, and run through March 29. Led by Connie Donaldson of Waterfall Arts, the series continues the creativity...

 

Haynes To Discuss Drawings

Rose Haynes will be demonstrating "colored pencil" at the Transylvania Art Guild's meeting at 1 p.m., March 1, at the Transylvania Parks and Recreation Center, 1078 Ecusta Road, behind Pisgah Forest...

 

BRCC Hosts Event For High School Students

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) will host an event on Tuesday, March 6, for all high school students and parents interested in BRCC offerings. From enrolling while students are still in high school to attending BRCC after graduation, this event...

 

Transylvanians In College

Bob Jones University Several students at Bob Jones University were recently recognized as legacy students by the BJU Alumni Association. Each year, the BJU Alumni Association recognizes second, third and fourth generation legacy students. In order...

 

Picturing The Past: Downtown Brevard Bustled With Business

Throughout the 1940s, '50s, and '60s the local economy was strong and the population of Brevard continued to grow. The strong economy was the result of manufacturers like Ecusta, DuPont, American...

 

Shingles Update To Be Held At Silvermont Opportunity Center - Brevard, NC

A team of student pharmacists from Wingate University School of Pharmacy in Hendersonville will present new shingles information at Silvermont Opportunity Center. Student pharmacists will present the information as part of a community health...

 

Dr. Napoleon Andrew "Andy" Miller

Dr. Napoleon Andrew Miller Jr., of Asheville, known to his friends as “Andy,” died peacefully on Feb. 21, 2018. He had been at Brooks Howell Home since he suffered severe pneumonia in August, 2017, when he needed specialized nursing care. He was...

 

WCCA Board To Meet

Wester Carolina Community Action, Inc., a nonprofit human services agency administering local, state and federally funded programs for low-income, the elderly and children, will hold its board of director’s monthly meeting on Thursday, March 8, at...

 

Legal Notices for February 26, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18 E 54 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Robert Lee Caldwell of Transylvania County, North... Full story

 

John D. (Davis) Buchanan

John D. (Davis) Buchanan, of Pisgah Forest, departed this life, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. He was 93. He was born July 26, 1924, on Moses Creek in Jackson County to Jeff and Mary Jane Buchanan and was married to Opal Denton Buchanan for 70 years. He...

 

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