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Pursuit Of Racing Glory Brings Local Family Together – Brevard NC

It's Saturday night in Anderson, S.C. and 16-year-old Spencer Childers is driving more than 100 miles per hour, weaving in and out of traffic and having a blast. But before you alert the authorities,...

 

Brevard Little Theatre Production Of 'Angel Street' Opens This Friday – Brevard NC

Audience thriller "Angel Street," known on Broadway as "Gaslight," opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Brevard Little Theatre, located at 55 E. Jordan St. The two-act play features veteran BLT actress Julie...

 

BC Students Publish New Children's Book – Brevard NC

Brevard College Children’s Literature students Jamie Ellisor, Shaina Fraize, Kayla Leed, Josh Levi, Amy Taylor, Susan Thrower and Lauren Ward recently published a new children’s book, “Buzz In: Meet Honey Buzzette.” The book first introduces...

 

April 17 Concert To Benefit 'Hope Notes' – Brevard NC

Singer/songwriters Carrie Morrison, Andrew Thelston and Terry Wetton are collaborating for a fundraising concert benefiting The Hope Chest for Women, a nonprofit organization that provides support...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    Arts    April 14, 2016

Blues Funkster Andrew Scotchie Rides Momentum Into Brevard – Brevard NC

Area blues funkster Andrew Scotchie was hoping for a quiet winter, which is typical for a band, in order to take some much needed rest after a long year of touring after releasing a new album last...

 

TCS To Perform 'Lord Nelson Mass' April 24 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Choral Society, the community’s oldest choir, will be performing Joseph Haydn’s beloved and most stirring mass, the “Lord Nelson Mass” Sunday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Porter Center on the campus of Brevard College....

 

Peter Barr To Discuss 'Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail' Next Tuesday – Brevard NC

The 2016 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in April with, “Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail” presented by Peter Barr. The program begins at noon Tuesday, April 19, and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Barr will showcase a 2,000...

 

Stay SAFE With Self-Defense Classes Beginning Saturday – Brevard NC

Studies have found that women who took a self-defense training course were significantly less likely to report experiencing unwanted sexual contact in a follow-up survey than those who received no training. As part of its ongoing mission to prevent...

 

Vision Alumni Networking Group To Meet April 26 – Brevard NC

The VISION alumni group is open to all who have completed the VISION leadership program. The VISION program introduces its participants to the various aspects of Transylvania County government and cultural life. The program meets monthly one day a...

 

Blue Devils Battle Cavaliers In Non-Conference Match – Brevard NC

Charles Kang smacks a forehand return during his 6-4, 6-1 victory at No. 4 singles on Monday afternoon. The Cavaliers of Christ Church School earned a narrow 5-4 victory over Brevard. (Times photos...

 
 By Philip Latter    Sports    April 14, 2016

Graham, Robinson Set Blue Devil Records In Track Meets – Brevard NC

When the public address announcer at Tuesday’s Goforth/FCA Classic announced Noah Graham as the track MVP of the meet, the junior pumped his fist once in the air and smiled as his teammates cheered. While the small wooden plaque was much appreciate...

 

Tornados Place 11th In SAC Championship – Brevard NC

Brevard improved upon its second-round score by 24 strokes in a solid final-round effort, giving the Tornados an 11th-place finish at the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Golf Championship. The Tornados were led by Courtney Sharp, who...

 

Prep Roundup

Bears Earn Sweep Over Blue Devils The Pisgah Bears earned a sweep of Brevard on the diamond Tuesday as they picked up a 12-5 win in baseball and a 4-2 victory in softball. On the boys’ side, Brevard’s Jesse Lowrey was 2-4, while Cooper Grant was...

 

Three Grants = One 6-Week Unit Reaching 240 Students – Brevard NC

(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvania County Schools'...

 

BRCC Students Make Who's Who – Brevard NC

Four high achieving Transylvania County students attending Blue Ridge Community College were recently honored with inclusion in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Those students are Laura Chapman, Samuel Frady, Leah...

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports    April 14, 2016

Tornados Pick Up Senior Day Victory Over Bobcats – Brevard NC

Brevard College's men's lacrosse team hosted Lees-McRae on Tuesday afternoon, defeating the visiting Bobcats 17-9. On senior day, where the program honored Michael Heaton prior to the lineups being...

 

Crusaders Notch 35 Runs, 30 Hits In Rout Of Tornados – Brevard NC

Belmont Abbey, the newly-minted seventh-ranked team in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll and the No. 1 team in the Southeast Region, secured a 35-3 win over Brevard in nonconference action at Gil Coan Field Tuesday. The...

 

County Pet Groups Meet New Shelter Director, Discuss Needs – Brevard NC

FOTAS, Friends of Transylvania Animals, hosted the second gathering of animal welfare groups in the county to introduce the groups to County Shelter Director Elma Rae Greene. Each group gave a summary of their activities to help see where the groups...

 

After School Club Brings World Cultures To RMS – Rosman NC

The world around us is more vast, yet connected by so many threads, than many people realize. That's true even for residents fortunate enough to have traveled outside this country. Some teachers,...

 

BES, RES And TCH Release Third Quarter Honor Rolls – Transylvania County NC

Brevard Elementary The following students were named to Brevard Elementary School’s Third Quarter Honor Roll: Third Grade A Honor Roll Atlas Cleveland, Wilsen DeGarmo, Connor Fennessy, Silvan Guidry, Nelson Kittrell, Ella Mooney, Brooke Simmons,...

 

BES, RES And TCH Release Third Quarter Honor Rolls – Transylvania County NC

Rosman Elementary The following students were named to Rosman Elementary School’s Third Quarter Honor Roll: Third Grade A Honor Roll Brendan Marlow and Abby Walters. A/B Honor Roll Tarron Boley, Alexis Connor, Kaiah Foster, Logan Hendricks,...

 

BES, RES And TCH Release Third Quarter Honor Rolls – Transylvania County NC

TC Henderson The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the third quarter at T.C. Henderson Elementary School: Third Grade A Honor Roll Maxton Ballard. A-B Honor Roll Christian Adair, Jackson Aiken, Carlie Baker and Dillon...

 

Signs Come Down But UWTC Needs Donations To Go Up – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) has removed its large awareness signs from three locations in the community. The signs are put in place during the agency's fund-raising main drive period,...

 

Youth Association Delays Golf Tournament-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Youth Association has delayed this weekend's golf tournament until Aug. 6 at Sherwood Forest....

 

Forest Officials: Be On The Look-Out For Black Bears-Brevard NC

The Pisgah National Forest is encouraging visitors to Graveyard Fields, Black Balsam or the Shining Rock Wilderness areas of the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look-out for black bears. The large...

 

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