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William Deaver Purchased Land From Allison

William Deaver was born Sept. 9, 1794. As a teenager, he was apprenticed to his grandfather, Andrew Miller, after the death of his parents. He also inherited property in Tennessee f... — Updated 4/20/2015


PARI Hosts Annual Space Day Open House – Rosman NC

The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is hosting its annual Space Day open house Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 200-acre campus will be open to the public... — Updated 4/20/2015


Local Officials Support Month Of The Young Child – Transylvania County NC

County Board of Commissioners and the City of Brevard recently declared April 12-18 “Week of the Young Child” and April 2015 “Month of the Young Child” in separate proclamations to highlight the importance of early care... — Updated 4/20/2015


United Way To Celebrate 60 Years Of Service – Brevard NC

May 8, United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) celebrates 60 years of service to the community with its 60th anniversary event and fundraiser at the Porter Center. The event includ... — Updated 4/20/2015


Volunteers Handle Mailings, Beautification – Brevard NC

(Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for the Brevard Music Center (BMC).... — Updated 4/20/2015


Transylvania's Art Students Use Ordinary Tools, Technology

Sometimes the most ordinary objects inspire artistic pursuits. For the old masters it may have been ceramic jugs and bowls of fruit, for budding artists at Rosman High School it is... — Updated 4/20/2015


Tiger Track Boasts Record Numbers For '15 – Rosman NC

The RHS track team is working with an all-time high turnout of 26 athletes for the 2015 season. This growth in the program reflects the fruition of much hard work in preceding... — Updated 4/20/2015

 By Randall Stewart    Sports

Tornado Softball Wins Finale 6-4 On Walk-Off Hit – Brevard NC

Brevard earned the rarest of walk-off victories on Sunday afternoon, celebrating a game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning on their opponent’s home field to close the season on a high note. The Tornados (10-26, 3-19... — Updated 4/20/2015


BC Earns Playoff Spot – Brevard NC

The Brevard College baseball team has earned the No. 7 seed for the 2015 South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship and will take on the sixth seeded Trojans of Anderson University on Thursday, April 23. The single... — Updated 4/20/2015


Lady Devils Drop A Pair Of Soccer Contests – Brevard NC

Chloe Riess battles a Lady Patriot defender Friday night at Madison High School. The Lady Blue Devils lost 5-0, following a 4-0 loss to Franklin at home Wednesday night. The Lady... — Updated 4/20/2015


Franklin Stuns Lady Blue Devils At Home 2-0 – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devil softball team, needing a win to control their own destiny in the WNC Athletic Conference, dropped a stunner to Franklin Friday by a 2-0 score. The Lady Panthers... — Updated 4/20/2015


Rosman Baseball Rallies To Beat Blue Ridge 9-7 – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers broke open a 6-6 tie in the top of the sixth to beat Blue Ridge 9-7 Friday in non-conference baseball action. Josh Rice led off the sixth by being hit by a pitch. He advanced to second when Cam Dotson reached on a... — Updated 4/20/2015


Preparing For College Can Cause Stress

College is the goal for a majority of students throughout their high school career. It is the looming shadow in the distance that causes students to stress, but also anticipate the future. College preparation is one of the most... — Updated 4/20/2015


Brevard Authors Guild Formed – Brevard NC

A group of local authors formed the Brevard Authors Guild April 14, for the purpose of promoting the marketing and distribution of their books. The group also envisions holding... — Updated 4/20/2015


'Lumberyard Springtide' Opens At The Haen Gallery – Brevard NC

The Haen Gallery will present "Lumberyard Springtide," a collection of new work by Dan Kaufman, Pelegero Agustí, and Evan Boggess, as well as new work by other Haen Gallery... — Updated 4/20/2015


Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day May 1 – Brevard NC

Highland Books will celebrate Independent Bookstore Day Friday, May 1, and invites the community to stop in for food, fun and special deals. The store will also be helping Rosman Elementary School to collect books for their summer... — Updated 4/20/2015


BC Seniors Open Art Exhibit – Brevard NC

"Grit," a senior art exhibition featuring the work of seven graduating art students, opened Friday, April 10, and runs through May 1 at the Sims Art Center Spiers Gallery at... — Updated 4/20/2015


Adventurous Author Visits Every Country

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Simmons, Dan. “The Fifth Heart.” Sherlock Holmes and Henry James have come to America to solve the 1885 death of Clover Adams. At first ruled a... — Updated 4/20/2015


Second Annual Bracken Mountain Race & Festival To Be Held April 26 – Brevard NC

Mountain Roots, Inc. has announced the Second Annual Bracken Mountain Race & Festival for April 26. Join the Mountain Roots crew in Brevard for a day of true mountain life, adventure, and community. The day starts at 11 a.m., when... — Updated 4/20/2015


Guidry, Yarborough To Speak To Friends Of DuPont

Jason Guidry, DuPont State Forest Supervisor, and Bill Yarborough, Special Assistant to the N.C. Commissioner of Agriculture, will be the featured speakers at the annual meeting of the Friends of DuPont Forest (FODF). The meeting... — Updated 4/20/2015


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