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A Fierce Hunt Produces All Smiles – Brevard NC

Zander Grawey, 3, counts his eggs and eats his candy prizes during the VFW's annual Easter egg hunt in Brevard. Children of all ages participated in the VFW's annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday....

 

West Probart Was Residential Focus In 1900s

In the early 1900s West Probart Street was one of the most desirable streets to live on in Brevard. The residential area stretches for a little over half a mile beginning at Caldwell Street. It is...

 

Free Programs Offered At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education – Pisgah Forest NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering 12 outdoors programs in April at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Transylvania County. The events, which are free, are open on a first-come, first-serve basis and pre-registration is...

 

AAUW Features The Crossnore School, A Home For Children In Crisis – Brevard NC

The Crossnore School was featured at the March meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). After being introduced by Second Vice Regent, Brenda Monk, Caroli...

 

Births

Mary Catherine Sweet Mary Catherine Sweet, daughter of Tom and Karyn Sweet, of Rosman, was born March 8, 2016, at Mission Hospital, in Asheville. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. She joins her siblings Alex, Avalon, Avery, Eva Marie, Joseph, and...

 

News Of Organizations

Sierra Club Josh Freeman, special projects director, for Brevard Community Development, will be the next speaker for the Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club on March 24. Freeman will speak on a number of topics affecting the area including: 1) Tannery...

 

United Way Needs Pledge Boost To Hit Goal – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) needs help reaching its annual campaign goal. The organization's campaign committee announced last week that pledges so far this year are lagging behind last...

 

United Way's Small Business Rally Is A Big Success – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy partnered to present the Small Business Rally 2016 for UWTC. The campaign created an opportunity for small businesses to...

 

Every Kid In A Park Program Provides Opportunities For Fourth Graders – Transylvania County NC

The national White House initiative, Every Kid in a Park, is helping fourth grade students and their families experience North Carolina’s national forests. The goal of the program is to provide an opportunity for each and every fourth grade...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 21, 2016

Tigers Take Round One In Rivalry Game Against Brevard – Transylvania County NC

The Rosman Tigers struck early and withstood several comeback attempts to take game one of the their rivalry against the Brevard Blue Devils by a score of 3-2 last Wednesday. The game was a tight...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 21, 2016

Lady Blue Devils Get First Conference Win Against Smoky – Brevard NC

It all fell into place for the Brevard Lady Blue Devils last Thursday. A solid pitching performance. A clean defensive outing. A slew of hits. Put those things together and Brevard earned its first...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 21, 2016

Crusaders Take Tennis Matches Against Tornados – Brevard NC

Brevard College’s men’s tennis team took on North Greenville on the road on Thursday afternoon, losing to the host Crusaders 9-0. With the result, Brevard drops to 1-12 overall. In doubles action, Christoph Plasa and Tim Hengst rallied back from...

 

Prep Roundup

Eagles Rally Late To Beat Blue Devils 7-6 The Brevard Blue Devils lost a one-run decision to the East Henderson last Friday as the Eagles scored in the bottom of the seventh to take the victory. East scored two runs in the second, third and fourth...

 

Rosman Tigers Perform Well, Turn In Second Place Performance At Cherokee – Rosman NC

The Rosman High track team competed at Cherokee High School against Robbinsville, Hayesville, Cherokee, and Highlands last Wednesday. The boys finished second to Hayesville. Winners for the Tigers included the 3,200M relay team and Alic Whitmire in...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 21, 2016

Tornados Track Opens Year At Charlotte

Brevard College’s track and field program began the 2016 season this weekend at the Charlotte 49ers Classic. Hassan Kiprono had the best outing of any Tornado in the classic, finishing 32nd in a 5000 meter field filled with Division I runners with...

 

Tornados Split With Bears In Home Double-Header – Brevard NC

Brevard College's baseball team concluded its South Atlantic Conference series with Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday, splitting the doubleheader with a 11-8 win in game one and 4-8 loss in game two....

 

Indians Claim Pair Of Close Games Against Tornados – Brevard NC

2015 first team all-Southeast Region pitcher Carley Tysinger twirled a no-hitter in game one of Brevard’s softball doubleheader at Catawba Saturday, propelling the Catawba Indians to a sweep by scores of 3-0 and 3-1. Tysinger struck out 15...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 21, 2016

Queens Sweeps Tornados In Road Lacrosse Contests – Brevard NC

Brevard College’s men’s lacrosse team took on Queens University of Charlotte on Friday evening, losing to the host Royals 18-5. Peyton Mooney got the start in goal and was tested often in the opening period, stopping nine shots while allowing fou...

 

New Institute Located At Duke University To Protect National Parks

A new independent institute located at Duke University will work to preserve America's national parks and protected areas through research, education and public outreach. "Our parks and protected...

 

NAACP Sponsors Forum On War On Drugs March 31 – Brevard NC

For the last 45 years America has been embroiled in the longest war in its history: The War on Drugs. This war has cost over $1.5 trillion and destroyed countless lives and families, while actually increasing the availability and spread of drugs,...

 

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