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 By Pam Drellow    Arts    March 7, 2019

Book Stores Bring Value To Home Towns

The cultural and economic impact that independent and small book stores have on the cities in which they do business is significant. They are often seen as indicators of a healthy business community and a consumer friendly environment. And,...

 

Notes From Music Center Volunteers: BMCA Concert Committees Support Musicians

(This is the second in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center (BMC). Last month's article presented an...

 

Brevard College Wind Ensemble To Perform Thursday, March 14

The Porter Center's Scott Concert Hall will once again be filled with music as the Brevard College Wind Ensemble performs on Thursday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Eagles Top Lady Tigers 5-3 In Battle Of Late Rallies

You won't come any closer to winning than the Rosman Lady Tigers did on Monday. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 3-2 lead, Rosman had Hiwassee Dam down to their final out...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Rosman Grinds Out 8-3 Win Over Hiwassee In Opener

With temperatures in the low 40s and an overcast sky, it was far from ideal baseball weather for the Rosman Tigers to kick off their 2019 campaign on Monday afternoon. But the Tigers overcame the...

 

Tarheel Ruggers To Present 'Hooking In The Mountains'

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will partner with the Tarheel Ruggers, a Rug Hooking Guild to present an art exhibit called "Hooking in the Mountains: Traditional to Contemporary" at the TC...

 

Shape Note Singing Workshop Offered

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) is sponsoring a workshop on Shape Note Singing on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until noon at First United Methodist Church in Brevard. The public and all early American hymn lovers...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Community Center Dinners Are Back Neighbors and friends are invited to see the improvements that have been made to the Dunn's Rock Community Center during its first dinner and program night of the...

 

T.C. Henderson Girls ROAR For United Way

T.C. Henderson School of Science and Technology Girls ROAR participants have definitely set the bar high. Eight girls raised $101.71 for United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) in just a week and a h...

 

Guest Column: What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome And Its Risks To Pregnant Women, Children

As the obesity crisis continues to escalate in America, there is another emerging threat to women's health and their ability to have children. The threat is called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)....

 

News Of Organizations

Pisgah Forest Rotary For the month of March, the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club’s speaker chair is Heather Christensen, and the Rotary International theme for the month is “Water and Sanitation.” For the March 13 meeting the guest speaker will be...

 
 By Janet Lute    Lifestyles    March 7, 2019

Master Gardener: The Spring Garden Symposium Features Several Alternative Gardening Methods

Spring would not be spring without the popular Master Gardeners Annual Spring Garden Symposium. Sponsored by the Transylvania County Extension Master Gardeners it will be held on Saturday, March 16,...

 

Cathey's Creek News

Going To The Store It was one winter back in the late 1960s, early 1970s, the snow was deep and, of course, no way to get to the store without four-wheel drive. We had an old black two-wheel drive 1949 or 1950 Ford pickup truck, and with small...

 

American Legion To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

On Saturday, March 16, The American Legion is turning 100, and Monroe Wilson Post No. 88 in Brevard is planning to celebrate. Legacy and vision are the two primary planks in The American Legion's...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Lady Blue Devils Defeat Mitchell In Opener

The Brevard Lady Blue Devil soccer team got off to a flying start on Monday, scoring two second-half goals to defeat Mitchell 3-2 in their season opener. Brevard got all three of its goals courtesy...

 

Transylvania History: Wesleyan Methodist Came Here In 1922

The Brevard Wesleyan Methodist Church had its beginning in the year 1922 as the result of a revival meeting conducted by the Rev. Hiram P. Rich. The meeting was held in the courthouse and was widely attended by citizens of the town and county. The...

 

Dogs, God And Spirituality Are Topics This Sunday

Center for Spiritual Wisdom, a nonprofit spirituality center in Brevard, is hosting the first in a series of monthly gatherings this Sunday, March 10, at 5 p.m. Director Rob Field will offer insights...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday the youth will be leading worship for the first Sunday in Lent. Come hear the story of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness from the perspective of teenagers. There will be special music from the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Green, Norris Tabbed As Mountain Six All-Conference

A standout senior center and a junior guard were the Mountain Six all-conference selections for the Brevard Blue Devil basketball team. Aiden Green and Caden Norris were the all-conference picks from...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Trio Of Lady Blue Devils Named To All-Conference Team

Three key playmakers that were pivotal parts of the Brevard Lady Blue Devils' standout season were recently named to the Mountain Six all-conference girls' basketball team. The selections were highlig...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Brevard Scores Tuesday Sweep Of East

It was a good night for Brevard in Henderson County on Tuesday as the Blue Devil baseball and softball team scored road wins against East Henderson to open up Mountain Six Conference play. The Brevard...

 

Rosman Softball Looking To Make Noise In SMC

With three returning all-conference players, a core of senior leaders and the infusion of some young talent, the Rosman Lady Tiger softball team has plenty of reason for optimism going into this...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 7, 2019

Lady Blue Devils Locked And Loaded For Success

The Brevard Lady Blue Devils may have lost some key pieces from their 2018 squad, but make no mistake about it, this year's team enters the season with all the ingredients that could make them one of...

 

Jameson Adair Courtine

Jameson Adair Courtine, 9, of Pisgah Forest, a third grade student at Brevard Elementary School, passed away at home after a sudden illness Feb. 27, 2019. Born Sept. 6, 2009, in Raleigh, he was the...

 

Katharine "Cassie" Dreier

Katharine "Cassie" Dreier, of Hilton Head, S.C., and Brevard, passed away peacefully in hospice with her husband, John, by her side. Katharine Lundvall was born in Jackson, Miss., Sept. 9, 1942,...

 

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