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Articles from the April 10, 2017 edition

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 By Joseph Swanson    Sports

Tornados Split With Trojans On Sunday Senior Day - Brevard, NC

Senior Day for the Brevard College Tornados (10-29, 3-15 SAC) featured a dazzling performance behind the arm of Teke Scudder to lead the Tornados to victory in game one 4-1, before... — Updated 4/11/2017


Chamber Of Commerce Surprises Businesses Along 276

The loud and proud members of the Chamber's Surprise Patrol were at it again. The group made their way to four member businesses located in the Cedar Mountain area, equipped with no... — Updated 4/10/2017


Wicked Wild Waterfall Photography Weekend

If you like hiking to waterfalls and are keen on capturing some of those places on camera, a waterfall photography clinic may be just the ticket to improving your skills. The... — Updated 4/10/2017


Walter Edward Griffin Sr.

Walter Edward Griffin Sr., 62, of Brevard, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, after a lengthy illness. A lifelong resident of Brevard, he was the son of the late Norman Nathaniel and Mary Ellen Patton Griffin. He loved his children... — Updated 4/10/2017


Janet Lee Galloway McCall

Janet Lee Galloway McCall, 57, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Satur-day, April 1, 2017, at her home. Born Aug. 21, 1959, in Transylvania County, she was the daughter of Luther Curtis Galloway, of Hender-sonville and Dora Brown... — Updated 4/10/2017


Jack Melvin Kenney

Jack Melvin Kenney, 71, of Penrose, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Charles F. George V.A. Medical Center in Asheville. A native of Athens, Ga., he was the son of Lorene S. Kenney and the late Robert S. Kenney. He was... — Updated 4/10/2017


PARI Will Be Offering A Solar Eclipse Workshop On June 10

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is offering a community workshop June 10 to help area schools, businesses and residents make the most of the total solar eclipse... — Updated 4/10/2017


Earthshine To Hold Classroom Solar Energy Project Fundraiser

What do reptiles, environmental education, electric vehicles, and solar energy installations have in common? The answer is Steve O'Neil, founder and executive director of Earthshine... — Updated 4/10/2017


Smothering Defense

The Brevard College women's lacrosse team hit a brick wall on Saturday as Catawba used a stifling defensive effort to win 19-6. Nina Siu, pictured above, swarmed by Indian... — Updated 4/10/2017


Research Competitions Help Shape Young Scientists

Twenty-two Transylvania County TIME 4 Real Science students advanced to two different state level science research competitions on March 24-25 in Raleigh-Durham, where they... — Updated 4/10/2017


TCH Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the third quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: Grade 3 A Honor Roll Rebecca Gainey and Allysa MacDonald. A-B Honor Roll Payton Bracken, Cade... — Updated 4/10/2017


Everyday Education: Principals Have Multiple Responsibilities

Like many aspects of public education, the role and duties of the principal are defined by General Statute. In order, here are the duties of a principal: 1.Grade and classify students 2.Make and present accurate, required reports... — Updated 4/10/2017


FBLA Earns State Awards, Tickets To Nationals

Rosman and Brevard students recently competed at the N.C. FBLA State Leadership Conference in Greensboro. Several won state awards, and top performers earned the chance to compete... — Updated 4/10/2017


Make A Blanket For Project Linus On April 22

Project Linus is a national volunteer organization of people dedicated to providing comfort to ill and traumatized children through the making and distribution of blankets. These blankets can be sewn, crocheted, knitted, quilted... — Updated 4/10/2017


United Way To Host Volunteer Opportunity Fair

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) invites the entire community to "find a good fit" at its upcoming Volunteer Opportunity Fair, Wednesday, April 19, from 11 a.m. until 2... — Updated 4/10/2017


Prep Roundup

Panthers Strike Late, Steal Win From Brevard It was a nightmare ending for the Brevard High School baseball team Friday night as the Blue Devils committed a pair of errors that allowed the Franklin Panthers to take a 5-2 lead,... — Updated 4/10/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Come Up Just Short In First-Place SMC Battle

Fans certainly got what they came for Friday afternoon as Rosman and Murphy went back and forth over seven innings with first place in the Smoky Mountain Conference on the line. In... — Updated 4/10/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Big Fifth Inning Propels Murphy To 8-5 Win Over Rosman

In what was otherwise a closely contested game, the Murphy Lady Bulldogs turned three straight extra base hits into five runs on their way to an 8-5 victory over the Rosman Lady Tigers on Friday afternoon. Murphy took an early lead... — Updated 4/10/2017


News Of Organizations

AARP AARP/Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, April 12, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant at 1830 Asheville Highway in Hendersonville. After a brief business meeting, the... — Updated 4/10/2017


Mary Lou To Celebrate 90th Birthday

Mary Lou Rhodes, formerly of Little River and Tore's Home, Brevard, will be 90 years old April 14, 2017! To help her celebrate, please send birthday greetings to: Mary Lou Rhodes,... — Updated 4/10/2017


Library, College Partner To Present Fake News Program

On Thursday, April 20, from 6-7 p.m. in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room, Transylvania County Library and Brevard College’s J.A. Jones Library are partnering to host a panel discussion on fake news. “News Savvy: Analy... — Updated 4/10/2017


Library Group Announces Free Books For Mother's Day

The local Friends of the Library (FOL) are offering free books for new memberships that are purchased as Mother’s Day gifts. The promotion will run between April 17 and May 13. Individuals who receive a FOL membership as a gift... — Updated 4/10/2017


Local Students To Exhibit Work At TC Arts April 10-28

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host the annual Transylvania County Public Schools Student Art Show from April 10 – 28. Enjoy artwork by students in Kindergarten... — Updated 4/10/2017


Tim Barnwell To Speak On April 18

The Transylvania County Library will be hosting a talk by prominent North Carolina photographer and author Tim Barnwell as part of its Brown Bag Lunch series on Tuesday, April 18, from 12-1 p.m. Barnwell will speak about his... — Updated 4/10/2017


New At The Library - Brown Weaves River's History With Murder

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brown, Taylor. “River of Kings.” Author Taylor Brown beautifully laces together three stories: The Altama River’s history, a father’s chaotic... — Updated 4/10/2017


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