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Wildflower Walks Offered At Holmes Educational State Forest

Holmes Educational State Forest will host ranger led spring wildflower walks within a mountain-cove ecosystem for visitors of all ages. The two-hour stroll will sharpen the visitor’s observation skills, locate and identify an abundance of blooms, a...

 

Falls Landing To Serve Special St. Patrick's Dinner – Brevard NC

For the second year, the Falls Landing Restaurant in Brevard will serve a four-course Irish dinner on St. Patrick's Day and donate the proceeds to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of...

 

The Free Clinic Changes Name To MAP – Brevard NC

When people look at a company’s or organization’s name, what do they see? Often people don’t have a clue as to what their product or service is. However, there are those who do a pretty fair job of describing what they are about in their name....

 

Lydays Led Early Medical Movement

When Andrew Jackson Lyday attended medical school at the Medical College of Charleston in the mid-1840s, he had no idea that the Lyday name would be associated with more than 100 years of medicine in...

 

Sharing House Receives 'People In Need' Grant – Brevard NC

Transylvania Christian Ministry, Inc. has received a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and the Transylvania Endowment Fund for a new self-empowering program called “Getting Ahead.” “Without the seed money,...

 

Concert Committees Serve Several Roles – Brevard NC

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

 

Bennett Pleads Not To Legalize Marijuana

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Archer, Jeffrey. “Mightier Than the Sword.” The story of the Clifton and Barrington families continues in this Clifton Chronicles novel. When an IRA bomb explodes on th...

 

Eller To Perform Thursday

Songwriter and banjo player Curtis Eller will perform Thursday at 8 p.m. at 185 King St. in Brevard. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members....

 

Young Violin Virtuoso Returns To Perform – Brevard NC

The soloist who brought the Brevard Philharmonic audience to its feet two years ago, returns to the stage of the Porter Center Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m. A rising star in the classical music world,...

 

'Dancing With Our Stars' Raises Money For BLT – Brevard NC

There wasn’t an empty seat in the house last month at the 8th Annual “Dancing with Our Stars” (DWOS) fundraiser for Brevard Little Theatre (BLT). DWOS featured the following eight couples performing their two and one half minute routines. The...

 

Shannon Whitworth, Barrett Smith Will Perform At Isis – Brevard NC

Shannon Whitworth and Barrett Smith will return to the Isis Theater in Asheville Friday, March 20, at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Whitworth's musical journey has come full circle. In her early days, she developed her fame...

 

Little Theatre Announces Cast For 'How Does Your Garden Grow?' – Brevard NC

Of all the dysfunctional families portrayed on the stage of Brevard Little Theatre, the Hawthornes of Aubrey Thomas Simpson's, "How Does Your Garden Grow?" are definitely the ultimate. Being totally...

 

BMC Subscription Packages Available As Online Ticket Sales Open April 1 – Brevard NC

Subscription ticket packages for the 2015 Brevard Music Center (BMC) season are now available for sale by calling the BMC Box Office at (828) 862-2100. In its 79th season, BMC offers more flexible subscription options than ever before, ranging from...

 

Relationships, Relevance, And Rigor At Rise & Shine

What makes a good teacher? What do good teachers do to create strong learning environments? These are the questions my students and I ask ourselves daily as we research and observe school systems,...

 

Talent Show Winners Announced – Brevard NC

On Friday, March 6, the Transylvania Community Arts Council teamed with Executive Planners, NC to host the finals of the TC Arts Council's Performing Arts Talent Competition for Transylvania County...

 

Navigating The World Of Your Adolescent – Brevard NC

Why does middle school seem so hard? Does it have to be? Join middle school educator Becky Boisvert Thursday, March 12, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library for a presentation/ discussion on the curious journey of...

 

Tiger Baseball Wins Battle For The County – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers rallied from a 4-1 deficit with a five-run fifth inning to defeat visiting Brevard Friday afternoon 6-4 in the first of two meetings between the two schools. After a scoreless first...

 

Lady Devils Romp In Home Opener – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devils' bats were hot all day; it just took them awhile to get anybody across home plate in Saturday's 11-1 romp over visiting Erwin. It was the second game in two days for Brevard, who...

 

Tigers' Expectations Are High For 2015 – Rosman NC

Coming off an 18-3 season last year, a second round appearance in the 1-A playoffs, and key personnel back for the 2015 season, expectations are high for the Rosman High School baseball team. The...

 
 By Jaimen Romano    Sports    March 9, 2015

Crusaders Repel Tornado Attack In 11-7 Win – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men's lacrosse team was within three goals twice with under five minutes to play before falling to No. 14 Belmont Abbey, 11-7, on Wednesday night. The game was played at Brevard...

 
 By Jaimen Romano    Sports    March 9, 2015

Tornado Rally Falls Short In Women's Lacrosse Loss – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women’s lacrosse could not escape an early five goal deficit, falling to Converse, 12-7, on Wednesday night at Hayden Abney Fulp Field in non-conference action. Caitlyn Nemeth led the Tornados (0-3) with three goals as Alyssa...

 

Lady Blue Devils Win Opener 3-2 Over Erwin

Brittany Nicholson turns on the ball to move it upfield against the Lady Warriors. The Lady Blue Devil soccer team opened the 2015 season with a win at 3-A Erwin Wednesday night. Dory Walrath scored...

 
 By Jaimen Romano    Sports    March 9, 2015

Tornado Men Win 9-0 On Wednesday – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s tennis team earned its second straight victory with a sweep of Misericordia University, 9-0, on Wednesday afternoon at the Chaplin Park Tennis Center. The Tornados improve to 3-2 overall while handing the Cougars their...

 

Dead Man Named In Law Enforcement Shooting-Brevard NC

Lester Randolph Brown, 58, of Penrose was killed in his home Monday during the serving of a search warrant in a non-tax paid liquor investigation by the Transylvania County Narcotics Task Force,...

 

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