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Rainy Weather Causes Postponements To Prep Sports Events

Due to Monday’s rainy forecast, several local events were postponed until later dates. The Brevard Lady Blue Devils girls’ soccer match against Franklin has been postponed until Tuesday at 6 p.m., with only the varsity game taking place....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 23, 2018

Jay Smith Tosses Shutout In Complete Game Over East

A solid performance on the mound from senior Jay Smith and a pair of big innings at the plate were all the Brevard Blue Devils needed to pick up a Mountain Six Conference victory, 6-0, over East...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 23, 2018

Tigers Dominate Black Knights For Third Straight Win

The Rosman Tiger baseball team capped off a busy week on Friday, winning their third game in seven days with a 19-3 victory over Robbinsville. The win marked their eighth straight in the Smoky Mountain Conference and virutally guaranteed the Tigers...

 

Tornados Fall To Flying Fleet In Final Series Of Season

The Brevard College softball team closed out the 2018 regular season slate with a series of setbacks to Erskine by scores of 7-6 and 9-0 (5 innings) in Due West, S.C., on Saturday afternoon. The two-game set opened with a hard fought battle between...

 

BC Takes Final Game Of Season Against William Peace

After dropping the first game of the afternoon, Brevard College closed their season on a high note by knocking off William Peace 9-6 on Saturday afternoon. The Tornados (7-29) recorded one of their best offensive performances of the season by...

 

Rosman's Late Rally Falls Short In Loss To Robbinsville

The Rosman Lady Tiger softball team couldn't overcome a big hole last Friday, as they fell to the Robbinsville Black Knights 22-10. Rosman put together a five-run third, but it couldn't manage to...

 

Brevard Stays Unbeaten With Win Over Hendersonville

The Brevard Blue Devil boys' tennis team maintained their perfect record last Thursday, defeating Hendersonville 7-2 to move to 10-0 on the year. Brevard hosts Pisgah on Tuesday and is slated to host...

 
 By Owen Carson    Outdoors    April 23, 2018

Exploring Mountain Bogs

Deep in our forests, cloaked in tangles of rhododendron and soaked by underground springs, lie some of our most amazing wetland ecosystems: mountain bogs. These isolated systems can be one-of-a-kind,...

 

Bike Trail Report

Weekly Trail Report •The following gravel forest service roads are closed: Wolf Ford Road (FS 476) Pilot Mountain Road (FS 229) Ivestor Gap Gate (FS 816) •Tree down on Spencer Branch. •Trees down on Seniard Mountain Road. •Drains cleared on...

 

Picturing The Past: Galloway-Radford House Combined Various Styles

Picturing the Past is featuring some of Brevard's historic homes over the next several weeks starting with those that will be part of the upcoming Historic House Ramble. In general, residential...

 

Master Gardener: Host Plants In Your Garden And Yard

According to the “Free Dictionary” by Farlex, in “agriculture a host plant is one which aids, shelters or protects another plant in its growth.” There are also host plants for many butterflies and moths, plants which provide food for the...

 

New At The Library: Author Says Women Are Born To Lead

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Maas, Sarah J. “A Court of Frost and Starlight.” The Winter Solstice is coming which means that Rhys, Ferye and all of their friends will soon have a reprieve from...

 
 By Judy Roberts    Arts    April 23, 2018

BLT Cast Excels In 'Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike'

Vanya and Sonia are in "The Morning Room" of the farmhouse owned by their sister Masha. The middle-aged siblings are quibbling, ruing their empty lives, and trying to make sense of soothsaying houseke...

 

New Look At Comporium

Comporium recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its renovated front entrance....

 

Whitmore New Connestee Falls General Manager

Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the hiring of Jim Whitmore as the new GM/COO. Whitmore is a member of the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) and Club Managers...

 

Vietnam Veterans: Clyde Jones And The Big E: Recipe For Success

It's been said that an Army marches on its stomach, attesting to the importance of well-provisioned forces in the military. For Clyde Jones, "serving" in the Navy took on new meaning as he directed...

 

Pisgah Forest's Nate McCall Earns Solo Wings

Recently, Pisgah Forest teen Nate McCall earned his Federal Aviation Administration solo flight certificate. This means that he is qualified to fly airplanes by himself, though he will have to earn...

 

Boerner Recognized As One Of State's Outstanding Volunteers

The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service has presented the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Award to three recipients from Transylvania County. Award recipients are The...

 

Ophelia Estelle Jamerson Rogers

Ophelia Estelle Jamerson Rogers, of Oconee, S.C., and formerly of Rosman, entered into the gates of heaven, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Cottingham Hospice House, in Seneca, S.C. She was the beloved...

 

Charles Robert "Bob" Landreth

Charles Robert "Bob" Landreth, 80, went home to be with the Lord April 18, 2018. He was born July 12, 1937, in Transylvania County, to the late Nin and Addie McCrary Landreth. In addition to his...

 

Legal Notices For April 23, 2018g

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18-E-112 EXECUTOR’S –- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Betty Davis Hensley of Transylvania... Full story

 

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