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 By Jane Warth    Features    April 12, 2012

Display Reveals History, Information On Alzheimer’s

Remember Major League baseball great Joe Adcock, composers Maurice Ravel and Aaron Copland, Peter Falk (TV’s Columbo), British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, Rosa Parks, ‘Mother of the Freedom Movement,’ politicians Barry Goldwater and Ronald...

 

Brevard Philharmonic To Wrap Up Season

The Brevard Philhar-monic bids “Goodbye” to spring by heating up its final concert of the season with “Summertime” and a “Firebird.” The orchestra will perform concert versions of the...

 

Music To Accompany Bike Race

The 13th annual Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) will again feature live music. The event, which has become one of the top biking events in the region, will also offer vendors as well as beer for sale. The artists for this year are Fifth House, Moon...

 

Brevard Community Band Presents 2012 Season

The Brevard Com-munity Band’s 2012 concert season offers something new and exciting for everyone who loves band music. On Sunday, June 3, the band will perform at the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 12, 2012

Fire Warning Issued; Local Fires Controlled Quickly

A “Red Flag Warning” was issued on Tuesday and Wednesday urging residents to use extreme caution when burning any materials outdoors. The warning cited “critical fire weather” that was expected to continue across portions of the western...

 

Smart Start Now Enrolling Children For N.C. Pre-Kindergarten Program

Smart Start of Transylvania County is now accepting applications for the North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program (NCPre-K), formerly known as More At Four. To be eligible the child has to be four years old on or before Aug. 31, 2012 and the...

 

Law And Order

District Court On March 26, Russell Laughter pleaded guilty to felony possession of cocaine and was ordered to serve a sentence of four to 15 months. That sentence was suspended and Laughter was placed on supervised probation for 18 months. He was...

 
 By Carly Allen    Features    April 12, 2012

Schenck Job Corp Students Team Up With Project Linus

“When you think you have hard times; well, think that other people have it even harder.” This comment was made by Derek Becker, one of the many students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservatio...

 

BC’s Mark Prosser Resigns As Head Coach

It was a short stay for Mark Prosser as Brevard College’s men’s basketball coach, who announced his sudden resignation on Thursday afternoon. Prosser’s stay, just shy of seven months on the...

 

BC’s Kim Koivu Takes Top Honors At Tourney

Kim Koivu rallied from a four stroke deficit after the first day to take medalist honors at the Aramark Collegiate Invitational golf tournament. Walters State Community College took the team title on...

 

MacNeil And Wills Go Undefeated; BC Falls

Sam MacNeil and Beau Wills again swept the tennis competition on Tuesday afternoon as the Brevard sophomore duo took victories in both singles and doubles. But host Tusculum took the remainder of the matches as the Pioneers recorded the 6-3 victory....

 

Stuart’s Blast Gives Tornados A 7-6 Victory

On the day he received SAC Player of the Week honors, Champ Stuart continued his impressive sophomore season at the plate, hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game against...

 

Trio Of Tornado Baseballers Leading NCAA Statistics

With the latest NCAA Baseball Statistical rankings released on Monday, the Brevard College baseball team saw names in almost every category, led by top 20 individual appearances in batting average, hits and RBIs. The Tornados are second in the NCAA...

 

Misty Morning

Saturday morning broke with frost on the ground and fog on the water as anglers braved the cold on opening day of trout season. This angler came out to fish the lower Davidson in search of early...

 

Baby Ink Offers Children’s Clothes In Downtown Brevard

Entrepreneur Toby Brown has opened a children’s clothing store, Baby Ink, at 77 E. Main St. in downtown Brevard. Brown aims to provide children with trendy clothing similar to the styles their...

 

Nenni, Rockoff Join Law Firm

The law office of McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A. has announced that attorneys Emily Nenni and Sabrina Presnell Rockoff have joined the firm and are accepting clients. With the addition of Nenni and...

 

Allen To Speak At Charlotte Seminars

Janis Allen of Brevard, owner of Performance Leadership Consulting, has been selected to instruct public speaking and presentations seminars in Charlotte. These one-day programs award continuing...

 

Four Diamond Greystone Inn Opens For Its 28th Season

The Greystone Inn opened for its 28th season on Friday in Lake Toxaway. The preceding months were active with preparations for the upcoming season, plus a few accolades. This includes an announcement...

 

Kaisers Join Exit Mountain Realty

Real estate professionals Jay Kaiser and Jewell Kaiser have joined Exit Mountain Realty in Brevard. They have been among the top producing local real estate teams in this area in recent years,...

 

Aquatic Physical Therapy Is Now Available At Club

A contract has been signed to create a new aquatic therapy program for Transylvania County. The Brevard Health and Racquet Club and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy made a joint announcement after reaching an agreement. The principals in the...

 

MotionMap Promotes Healthy Lifestyles

Nearly 25 years of running, eight years leading waterfall tours and six years of personal training and coaching inspired Lydia Odell of Brevard. She has bundled those passions and turned it into a...

 

Abbey Owen Named General Manager Of Cardinal Building

Abbey Owen has been named general manager of Cardinal Building in Brevard. Owen will have responsibility for operations management of the Cardinal Companies. Owen is a graduate of the University of...

 

Change of Management

The Hooper Insurance Agency has operated in Brevard for nearly 40 years. Now there is a change of management, but the new manager has the same last name as his mentor, the now retired Darrell Hooper....

 

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