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BC Presents New Ensemble Blue Ridge Brass In Concert – Brevard NC

Brevard College will host the inaugural performance of an exciting new local ensemble, Blue Ridge Brass, on Sunday, April 13, in the college’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. The 3 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public, is part of...

 

Two Mothers Expose Corrupt Police Squad

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Champman, Drew. “The Ascendant.” Garrett Reilly has always been a numbers guy. He is able to see patterns no one else can and this gift has made him invaluable on Wall...

 

The First Five Years

A good start is essential for the full development of any living creation. Seeds that are planted in nutrient-poor soil or that are deprived of water often do not germinate. If they do, their growth is substantially stunted; they never reach full...

 

Bought And Paid For

The Supreme Court just struck down limits on political contributions to parties saying that it hampers free speech. We already know the influence wielded by big money in our government. Any move to assist or level the playing field for the shrinking...

 

McMinn Is Qualified

I was extremely pleased to learn that Lee McMinn is a candidate for one of the seats on the County Board of Commissioners. Anyone who knows Lee believes he is eminently qualified in terms of both professional ability and character. His distinguished...

 

Enjoyed Egg Story

Thank you for the feature photo and article in Monday’s Transylvania Times on the panoramic sugar eggs. The Wilton that made my wedding cake and then taught me cake decorating was Wesley Wilton, not his father, Dewey McKinley Wilton. I love “The...

 

Excellent Concert

People missed an excellent concert at Brevard College if they weren’t in the audience Tuesday night. The BC Jazz Ensemble presented their tribute to Glenn Miller with a Swinging Tribute to the Classic Big Band. The audience loved every song from...

 

Obama Is Not Putin

Writer Muir complains about President Obama’s lack of consistency between words and deeds, and suggests he needs to be more like Putin. Yes, Putin has the swagger Republicans seem to cherish in a president. This is part of their mythology that...

 

Rodeway Inn Residents Given A Few More Weeks - Brevard NC

The general manager of Brevard Partners of Tennessee, LLC, Sharon Thurner, has been in The Transylvania Times lately. Brevard Partners of Tennessee, LLC, is the owner of the property on which the Rodeway Inn was located. According to the contract...

 

Bryan McKee Bryson

Bryan McKee Bryson, 76, of Brevard, passed away Friday, April 3, 2014, at The Oaks of Brevard. He was born June 13, 1937 in Jackson County, N.C. to the late Walter and Sally Dillard Bryson. In... Full story

 

Alean Beck McCall

Alean Beck McCall, 68, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at her residence. She was born Feb. 7, 1946, in Transylvania County to the late Jessie Alvin McCall and Mary Daves McCall. In addition to her... Full story

 

Lester Charles "L.C." Wilson

Lester Charles “L.C.” Wilson, 93, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014. He was a son of the late Lester Benjamin and Nora Ross Wilson. A son, Melvin Wilson and a sister, Mae McNeely, also preceded him in death. He proudly served his country in... Full story

 

Doris Campbell Smith

Doris Campbell Smith, 83, of Pisgah Forest, passed away April 5, 2014, at the Four Seasons Elizabeth House, in Flat Rock. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Agnes Campbell, of Wilmington,... Full story

 

Lady Devils Get Second One-Run Win In A Row – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devil softball team faced another relentless opponent Thursday night and came away with their second one-run win in a row, this time over visiting North Henderson. The Knights took an...

 

Lady Knights Rally For 4-4 Overtime Tie With Brevard – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devils ran out to a 3-0 lead over visiting North Henderson Wednesday night, but couldn't hold it in a 4-4 tie that ran into a pair of 10-minute overtime periods. The Lady Knights...

 
 By Katie Rogers    Sports    April 7, 2014

BC Men Fall To Lenoir-Rhyne – Brevard NC

The Brevard College (3-9, 1-5 SAC) men's lacrosse team lost 23-2 against the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (8-2, 5-1 SAC) as they hosted them on April 5 at the Tornados Lacrosse Field. The Bears are currently...

 

BC Earns Split With Visiting Tusculum – Brevard NC

John Slade drilled a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to give BC a 6-4 win in the opening game of a doubleheader with the Tusculum Pioneers at Gil Coan Field on Saturday afternoon....

 
 By Katie Rogers    Sports    April 7, 2014

BC Women's Lacrosse Falls 19-1 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College (0-9, 0-3 SAC) women's lacrosse team faced Lenoir-Rhyne April 5 at the Tornados' lacrosse field, resulting in a 19-1 loss for BC against the second ranked SAC team. The Bears...

 
 By Katie Rogers    Sports    April 7, 2014

Lady Tornados Win First SAC Match

The Brevard College (4-9, 1-6 SAC) women’s tennis team won their first South Atlantic Conference match 5-4 against Lenoir-Rhyne (8-11, 1-7 SAC) at Hickory High School April 4. The match developed in Brevard’s favor after Katie Daugherty and...

 

Tornado Softball Sweeps Coker, Splits With Mars Hill – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados won both games of their doubleheader with Coker College 5-4 to earn a sweep of the Cobras on Saturday afternoon at Saleeby-Stokes Field. Brevard 5, Coker 4 The Tornados quickly erased a 2-0 deficit with a run in the secon...

 

Richard Allen Gosnell

Richard Allen Gosnell, 59, of Greenville, S.C., husband of Brenda Ormsby Gosnell, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at his residence. Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late Billy T. Gosnell and... Full story

 

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