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Jim Lord And Rivers & Rust To Perform – Brevard NC

Jim Lord will play Thursday, March 24, at 8 p.m. at 185 King St. Lord is an American folk/rock singer/songwriter and musician. Born in Jersey City, N.J., Lord's early influences included such artists...

 

'Mindful Eating'Author To Speak At Highland Books – Brevard NC

Obesity has surpassed smoking as the leading cause of preventable disease. Unfortunately, the solutions offered for this malady often fall short of being helpful; diets work only so long as people are on them, and bariatric surgery is irreversible...

 

BDRP Supports Habitat Buildings – Brevard NC

Recently the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyter-ian Church presented Transylvania Habitat for Humanity a check for $5,000 to be used in the construction of home number 60 in Transylvania County. This home will be built for Travis and Lillian Hutcheson...

 

BC History Club To Host Rear Admiral Herbert – Brevard NC

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Gretchen Herbert will be the Brevard College History Club’s featured speaker at its last meeting of the 2015-16 academic year. The meeting will be held Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Room 125 of McLarty-Goodson...

 

Library Offers Financial Education Classes April 7 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library and OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling are joining forces to offer free financial education classes at the library. The classes are part of a nationwide initiative through the Consumer Financial Protection...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    March 24, 2016

Petit Receives NCHSAA Performance Of The Week – Rosman NC

Rosman High School's Tyler Petit has been rewarded for a productive trio of games by being named the recipient of the N.C. High School Athletic Association's Performance of the Week. The Tiger senior...

 

Prep Roundup

Blue Devils’ Tennis Team Keeps Perfect Record The Brevard High School boys’ tennis team maintained their unblemished start to the 2016 season, rolling over North Henderson 9-0 on Tuesday. Singles winners included Liam Bear (6-0, 6-0), Cam Wilson...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    March 24, 2016

Blue Devils Track & Field Continues To Impress In Recent Competitions – Brevard NC

The Blue Devils’ track and field teams competed twice last week. With a freshmen and sophomore laden team, Brevard showed that its brightest days are yet to come. At the Jus’ Running Relays hosted by T.C. Roberson, the Blue Devils struck early...

 

Brevard High School To Host QB Challenge – Brevard NC

Brevard High School has announced they will be one of three schools in the Southeast to host the Gunslinger Quarterback Challenge in April. The Challenge will take place April 10 and is open for quarterbacks from third through 12th grade....

 

Ruff Tosses No-Hitter – Rosman NC

Rosman Middle School's Tanner Ruff threw a complete game no-hitter against Andrews on Tuesday. Ruff went five innings, striking out 12 batters. He was also 2-3 at the plate, with two RBIs and an...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 24, 2016

Tornados' Women's Lacrosse Defeats Valkyries 10-8 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women's lacrosse team hosted Converse College on Tuesday afternoon, defeating the visitors 10-8. Sophomore Caitlyn Nemeth reached a career milestone in the victory, as she became t...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    March 24, 2016

Indians Earn Victories Over Tornados In Tennis Action – Brevard NC

Brevard College's men's tennis team hosted Catawba College on Tuesday afternoon, falling to the visitors 7-2. Before doubles began, Catawba (8-9, 3-4 SAC) claimed a default victory at court three. Bre...

 

Tornados, Pioneers Split Softball Double-Header – Brevard NC

A year removed from one of her career's most dominant pitching performances, Brevard's Jamie Hrobak turned in another impressive showing against Tusculum in a doubleheader split Tuesday afternoon. Hro...

 

Big Sixth Inning Helps Lead Crusaders Over Tornados – Brevard NC

Runs in the eighth and ninth innings were not enough to erase a 6-0 deficit for Brevard against North Greenville on Tuesday afternoon as the Tornados fell 6-2 to the visiting Crusaders. Brevard...

 

BC Golf Team Places Seventh At Cliffs Intercollegiate – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s golf team finished the 2016 Cliffs Intercollegiate in seventh place of 13 competing teams. The Tornados struggled to find success on the course in Tuesday’s final round, with Brevard firing a 317 one day after finishing...

 

Yoga Class To Benefit SAFE – Brevard NC

Back pain is one of the most common complaints in the U.S. and the latest studies have shown that one of the best treatments for it is exercise. That's why instructor Ashleigh Gurtler and Brevard...

 

Blue Moon Gallery Holds Ribbon Cutting – Cedar Mountain NC

Blue Moon Gallery held a ribbon cutting and reception on March 22 to celebrate the recent opening of the new gallery in Cedar Mountain. The gallery specializes in photography and offers a selection...

 

Blue Smoke BBQ Kicks Off 2016 With New Logo – Rosman NC

Blue Smoke BBQ, a food truck/ catering business based out of Rosman, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the unveiling of its new logo and opening of the 2016 year. Marc and Maggie Kaufman,...

 

B. Stiff And Sons Announces Four New Flavors Of Soda – Brevard NC

B. Stiff and Son’s Old Fashioned Soda Pop Company, the kid-friendly branch of the Oskar Blues family tree, is introducing four new flavors of craft soda to their product lineup after years of serving the popular B. Stiff & Sons Root Beer, the...

 

Chickens Are Key Element For Living Backyard-To-Table – Brevard NC

As families look to eat more natural, homegrown food, the farm-to-table trend is popping up in backyards. And for families embracing the backyard-to-table movement, chickens are a key element,...

 

High School Seniors To Apply For Racial Harmony Student Scholarship – Transylvania County NC

High school seniors (Class of 2016) attending Brevard or Rosman high schools or Davidson River School are invited to apply for a $500 Racial Harmony Scholarship, according to a press release from the Transylvania County Chapter of the NAACP. The...

 

Lillian Mary Clark

Lillian Mary Clark, 80, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016. A native of the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Spencer and Lillian White. In addition to her parents her husband of 41 years, William B. Clark, her brother James...

 

Geneva Powell Holcombe

Geneva Powell Holcombe, 87, of Rosman, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016. A native and lifelong resident of Rosman, she was a daughter of the late Marion Cornelius Powell and Callie Emilee Aiken Powell. In addition to her parents, she was also pr...

 

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