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Patricia Hargrove To Speak To Transylvania Art Guild April 6

Accomplished portrait artist Patricia Hargrove will be the guest instructor at the Transylvania Art Guild's April meeting. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April... — Updated 3/27/2017


Wildlife Commission To Open Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on April 1. The season will run through Feb. 28, 2018. While fishing on Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters, anglers can... — Updated 3/27/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Busted Brackets 101: The Madness And Sadness Of March

Quick poll: Raise your hand if your NCAA tournament bracket resembles a “Phantom of the Opera” mask or a yin yang symbol. Yep, I’m right there with you. My Midwest and South regions fared decently enough, but the East and... — Updated 3/27/2017


Tornados Drop Both Sides Of Double-Header To Bears

The Brevard College Softball team (12-2, 0-6 SAC) fell to the Bears of Lenoir-Rhyne (30-7, 3-1 SAC) in Saturday's conference doubleheader. The Bears' pitching threw two shutouts to... — Updated 3/27/2017


Tornados' Golf Team Places Second At Tusculum Invitational

Senior Luis Vega (Madrid, Spain) captured the 2017 Tusculum Invitational Medalist honors, as the Brevard College Tornados men’s golf team benefitted from a nine stroke, second round improvement to finish in second-place. The... — Updated 3/27/2017


Transylvania Little League Holding Raffle, Benefit Dinner

Transylvania Little League is proud to announce their first raffle of the year. Tickets are on sale now for a chance to win two Charlie Daniels Band tickets for their Asheville performance at the US Cellular Center on April 6. You... — Updated 3/27/2017


SylvanSport Launches 40-Day Giveaway, New Camping App

Continuing Sylvan-Sport’s commitment to innovative campaigns and partnerships, the company is partnering with new camping app (Android and iOS) “The Dyrt,” a better way to search for campgrounds, similar to Yelp but for... — Updated 3/27/2017


Two Transylvania County Employers 'Living Wage' Certified

Two large Transylvania County employers with a total of 290 employees have been certified as living wage employers by the Living Wage Coalition of Transylvania County (LWCTC). Gaia Herbs with 239 employees and Brevard Academy with... — Updated 3/27/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Splits Friday Road Games At Smoky Mountain – Brevard

The Brevard High School softball team earned their third straight win Friday afternoon while the baseball team couldn't dig out of an early hole against Smoky Mountain. The Lady Blue Devils found themselves in a one-run deficit... — Updated 3/27/2017


Huntingdon Rallies For Win Over Tornados' LAX Team – Brevard, NC

BREVARD, N.C. – Despite a two goal, four assist performance by senior Ryan Taylor (Mill Bay, British Columbia) the Brevard College Tornados (2-8) were unable to over coming a Huntingdon College Hawks (7-6) run, falling 11-7 in... — Updated 3/27/2017

 By Alex Perri    Education

College To Host Hymns & Hip Hop Conference - Brevard, NC

Are you ready to stand up for social justice? An upcoming conference at Brevard College's Porter Center for Performing Arts might be just the place for you to do so. The Hymns & Hip Hop conference is free and will take place... — Updated 3/27/2017


Mahan Inducted Into Citadel's Education Hall Of Fame

Dr. Thomas W. Mahan, professor emeritus, was inducted into The Citadel's Zucker Family School of Education Wall of Fame on Feb. 15. As a young man, Mahan spent seven years in the... — Updated 3/27/2017

 By Erika Brock    Education

Everyday Education - Getting Creative In Transylvania County Library

April is always an exciting time, especially at the Transylvania County Library. Spring has just arrived and summer is around the corner. It’s also the most creative time of the year in the Youth Services area at the library. Eve... — Updated 3/27/2017


Amanda Mae Stutzman

Amanda Mae Stutzman, 88, of Brevard, passed away March 22, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Sam T. Miller and Lydia May Troyer Miller. In... — Updated 3/27/2017


Edward (Bubba) Reineke

Edward (Bubba) Reineke, 77, of Brevard, went to rejoice with the Lord March 25, 2017, in Brevard. He was born Nov. 28, 1939, in Miami, Fla., to the late Rene and Irene Reineke. He... — Updated 3/27/2017


Bert Jones

Born Jan. 28, 1931, Bert Jones, 86, of the Lake Toxaway community, peacefully went home to be with the Lord Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. He was the... — Updated 3/27/2017


Marguerite "Peg" Anderson Johnson

Marguerite "Peg" Anderson Johnson, 91, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. A native of Clinton, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Mae Gibbons... — Updated 3/27/2017


Hugh Gene Hackler

Hugh Gene Hackler, 74, of Clinton, born in Lenoir City, Tenn., to Hugh Calloway and Martha Marie Jenkins Hackler, Nov. 4, 1942, entered eternal rest Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at... — Updated 3/27/2017


Cozetta Crite

A funeral service for Cozetta Crite, 76, of Brevard, was held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2017, at Bethel “A” Baptist Church, 290 Oakdale St., in Brevard. The family greeted friends from noon – 1 p.m. Monday at the church.... — Updated 3/27/2017


Clinton R. Breedlove

Clinton R, Breedlove, 58, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 23, 2017. A native of Paradise Valley, Calif., he was the son of the late Clyde and Lois Bracken Breedlove. He was also preceded in death by a... — Updated 3/27/2017


Violist Eckert, Pianist McDonald To Perform

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with the Asheville Chamber Music Series in Asheville, Brevard College in Brevard, and Henderson-ville Symphony Orchestra in Hendersonville, has announced its April program of chamber... — Updated 3/27/2017


New At The Library - Dodge City Attracted Both Heroes And Villains

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Heyns, Michiel. “The Typewriter’s Tale.” Frieda Wroth types for literary genius Henry James and she tries to live her life according to his... — Updated 3/27/2017


New Exhibition By Pendergrass Focuses On 'Seeing The World' - Brevard, NC

Virginia Pendergrass is still "seeing the world, one drawing at a time." An exhibit from April 1 – May 31 at Trackside Studios will feature new watercolor and ink sketches... — Updated 3/27/2017


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