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 By John Lanier    News    April 6, 2017

During The AOTC This Weekend -- Team John Rides In Remembrance - Brevard, NC

There are dozens of reasons people ride bicycles. Some ride for the exercise or competition. Some ride to enjoy the scenery and socialize. Some ride to be free from the stress of everyday life. This...

 

Non-Concert Committees Work Behind The Scenes At BMC

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

 

Author Exie Henson To Sign 'Laurel's Choices'

Join local author Exie Wilde Henson at Highland Books as she speaks about her newest novel. Henson will be at Highland Books at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, to present and sign copies of her book,...

 

TC Arts Seeks Artists For July 4 Showcase

Artists who wish to exhibit in the 45th annual Fine Arts and Crafts Showcase on Main Street in downtown Brevard for July 4 may apply for a booth space through the Transylvania Community Arts Council until June 2, 2017. Applications and more...

 

Jeff Sipe Trio And The Mug To Play At 185 King St.

The Jeff Sipe Trio and The Mug take the stage this weekend at 185 King St. Two-time Grammy nominee Jeff Sipe brings together the incredible virtuosos Mike Seal on guitar and Taylor Lee on bass to...

 

Lightning Strikes May Have Caused Two Fire Incidents-Brevard NC

Local firefighters were busy Wednesday night/Thursday morning. Brevard Fire Department (BFD) was finishing up at a call at a residence at 211 Neely Road when another fire call at a residence came in at roughly 1 a.m. on the Greenville Highway near...

 

Learn About The Living Wage Coalition Of Transylvania County

Have you ever considered what it is like to live on a minimum wage, often working two jobs and trying to support a family? Exactly how much money does it take to make ends meet in this county? What...

 

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson Cancels Town Hall Meeting-Brevard NC

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson has cancelled a planned public meeting for Friday evening at the Rosman Town Hall. A representative at Henson's office in Raleigh confirmed the meeting's cancellation and said he would try and reschedule a meeting at a later...

 

Learn About Brevard AAUW At New Member Reception April 13

Have you ever wanted to know what Brevard AAUW is all about? What they do? What activities are offered? What membership means? Who can join? Mark your calendars – Thursday, April 13, is the time to find out. Brevard AAUW is hosting a new member rec...

 

Democratic Men's Club To Meet April 13

The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will meet on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m. Members and guests will gather at the Pisgah Fish Camp at 6 p.m. for dinner. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Members of the board of the Mary C. Jenkins...

 

Small Business Rally Boosts United Way Pledge Totals

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy (PBPT) collaborated to produce the second annual Small Business Rally. The campaign raised money for United Way and...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    April 6, 2017

Graham, Robinson Break Top 10 At Tri-Cities Classic

Success is contagious. That saying was in play last Friday and Saturday night in Johnson City, Tenn., as a slew of Blue Devils set personal records at the Tri-Cities Classic. Noah Graham recorded the highest finish at the meet, a third-place finish...

 

Rosman Splits At Hayesville, Blue Devil Golfers In Second Place

Tigers In Second Place After 3-2 Victory The Rosman Tiger baseball team picked up another close win in a critical conference game Tuesday afternoon as they defeated Hayesville on the road. In a game that featured just seven combined hits, the Tigers...

 

Mihalas Nets Two As Brevard Defeats Pisgah

Zoe Mihalas made a splash Tuesday night as the freshman scored two goals in the first half, which proved to be enough as the Brevard Lady Blue Devils defeated Pisgah by a 2-1 final. Mihalas' first...

 

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 7 • BHS Softball vs. Franklin 4:30 p.m. • BHS Baseball vs. Franklin 7 p.m. • RHS Softball vs. Murphy 4:30 p.m. • RHS Baseball vs. Murphy 4:30 p.m. • BHS Girls’ Soccer at Cherokee 4:30 p.m. • BC Baseball vs. Anderson 3...

 

Senior Games Begin April 18, Online Registration Now Open

Registration is officially open for the annual Transylvania County Land of Waterfalls Senior Games and Silver Arts competition. The event kicks off April 18 and runs through May 8. To compete, individuals must be 50 years of age by Dec. 31, 2017....

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Everyone is welcome to worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, April 9, Palm Sunday. Keith Thompson’s message for the morning will be, “Dealing with Divine Disappointment.” Special music for the Palm Sunday worsh...

 

Best Selling Author To Host Workshop April 15

Amazon best-selling author Randy Siegel will present a full-day, retreat-style workshop on Saturday, April 15, at Elk Haven Wellness Center in Brevard. The event is sponsored by Center for Spiritual Wisdom, and is open to all adults who are...

 

United Way And Library To Offer Workshop On Writing Grants

United Way of Transyl-vania County TRAIN Program and the Transyl-vania County Library will present a free grant-writing workshop for local nonprofits and agencies Thurs-day, April 13, from 10 a.m. unt...

 

Deadline For Scruggs Scholarship Is April 7

The Terrell L. Scruggs Scholarship Advisory Board will receive applications for its fifth annual award through Friday, April 7. Applications are located in the guidance office of each high school as well as the city of Brevard website. Scholarship...

 

St. Philip's Episcopal Church Gets New Sign

St. Philip's Episcopal Church is an historic and stately stone building on East Main Street in Brevard. But it has long been missing one thing: a sign! On Sunday, April 2, a beautiful new sign was...

 

Churches To Hold Joint Services

Selica and Rosman Methodist churches will hold a combined worship service Sunday, April 9, at 11 a.m. at the Rosman church. A Palm Sunday cantata, directed by Dr. Robert Palmer, will be presented by students and faculty of Brevard College and choir...

 

Peggy Lee Cobb

Peggy Lee Cobb, 64, of Horse Shoe, passed away March 27, 2017, at Mission Memorial Hospital. A native of Racine, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lois Taylor Baker. In addition to...

 

Zachery Cole Galloway

Zachery Cole Galloway, 21, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 3, 2017. Survivors include his father, Randall Galloway and wife, Raylene, of Brevard; grandparents, Ernest and Lila Galloway, of Brevard; brother, Cameron Galloway,...

 

Linda Fay Huey

Linda Fay Huey, 69, of Cedar Mountain, passed away at her home Tuesday, April 4, 2017. A native of Butler County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Eunice Scruggs McNeil. Her survivors include her sons, Dwayne Eddie Huey, of Cedar...

 

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