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BMS Beta Club Food Drive

Assisted by seventh grade math teacher Glenda Bingle, Brevard Middle School Beta Club members celebrate after loading the Sharing House van with more than 500 pounds of food, collected in the first...

 

Boys & Girls Club Names New Board Member

Kathleen de la Torre, of Brevard, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County. De la Torre has lived in the area four years. She and her...

 

Music Center Receives National Endowment For The Arts Grant – Brevard NC

In the NEA’s second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the Brevard Music Center was selected to receive a $10,000 NEA grant in support of its 2015 season co-production of “Rigoletto” with Asheville Lyric Opera. NEA Chairman Jane Chu...

 

County Library To Host Two Bag Lunch Programs May 19-20 – Brevard NC

The 2015 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in May with two programs. “Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas,” will be presented by photographer Tim Barnwell Tuesday, May 19. In addition, a Bag Lunch extra program on Wednesday, May 20 will feature author Marci...

 

Brevard Blues & BBQ Festival Receives Grant – Brevard NC

185 Productions, in collaboration with the Brevard Music Center, has announced that the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority has awarded the Brevard Blues & BBQ Festival a $2,000...

 

When Were Greatest Golfers The Happiest?

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Dilloway, Margaret. “Sisters of Heart and Snow.” Two sisters couldn’t be any more different than Rachel and Drew Snow. They have followed different paths and each...

 

All-State Chorus

Brevard High School students participated in the NC All-State Chorus in Raleigh on May 1-2. Pictured (left to right) are: Tori Miller, Sean Dambax, Jessie Nelson, Michael Melendez, Lauren Kline, Sam...

 

Tips To Put A Summer Reading Plan In Place

Summer vacation is almost here, so it’s time to get organized and make a plan for summer reading. We’ve all heard about summer reading loss, and the stories are true. Children who do not read during the summer lose significant ground in their...

 

Duke Gives Times Program Grant – Transylvania County NC

Duke Energy has provided Transylvania County Schools with a $15,000 grant in support of the TIME 4 Real Science program at Brevard High School (BHS). During last week’s Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Jeff McDaris thanked BHS science...

 

Transylvanians in College

Barton College Barton College was well represented at the 61st annual North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held April 9-11 in Charlotte. Three Barton chapter members participated in a variety of competitive events and attended g...

 

Bus Training Classes To Begin On May 19 – Brevard NC

A free training course for bus drivers will be offered in Transylvania County on May 19, 21 and 22. The first day of training will meet in the Board Room at the Morris Education Center at 225 Rosenwald Lane in Brevard. The first day will begin with...

 

Three Transylvanians Play In All-State Band

Three Transylvania County students participated in the N.C. All State Honors Band May 1-3 on the campus of UNC-Greensboro. Two students, Luke Milligan and John Nguyen, from Brevard Middle School...

 

Pisgah Forest Elementary Releases Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Third Grade A Honor Roll Giovanny Alvarado, Cade Barton, Kinslee Clark, Jaiden Glore, Morgan Hudgins, Makayla...

 

Brevard Elementary Announces Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Third Grade A Honor Roll Julian Paul Arbogast, Madison Alyse Ball, Meleah Faith Foster, Ruby Elizabeth Harris, Leanne...

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports    May 11, 2015

Tornado Cyclists Finish Second Nationally – Brevard NC

For the second consecutive year, the Brevard College cycling team ends its season with a runner-up finish at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals. The Tornados wrapped up the weekend with a...

 

Blue Devil Schrader Finishes Second At State – Brevard NC

The third time was the charm for Shelby High School senior Marshall Parker, who vanquished Brevard High School’s Joseph Schrader for an individual 2-A state championship Saturday. Parker won a third-set tie-breaker 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. It was the third...

 

Playoff Picture

The 1-A and 2-A playoffs begin for several teams at Brevard and Rosman high schools, with only one squad hosting a playoff game. The Rosman varsity softball team (13-6), a 13 seed, will host 20th-seeded Elkin (9-9) to open the playoffs. The Lady...

 

Yellow Jackets Sting Tigers, Grab Second – Rosman NC

he Tigers rallied from a 6-0 deficit with four runs in the bottom of the sixth, but it was not enough as visiting Hayesville held on to win 6-4 Friday in the regular season finale for both teams....

 

Lady Tigers Win In Nine Innings Over Hayesville – Rosman NC

The Lady Tigers jumped out to an early 6-0 lead over visiting Hayesville Friday, only to have to rally for a 10-9 win in nine innings. Rosman, down 9-8, scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth to...

 

Sugar Bears Avenge Earlier Loss To Lady Blue Devils – Brevard NC

The Pisgah High School varsity softball team avenged their only WNC Athletic Conference loss of the year — to Brevard High School — with a 1-0 victory Friday afternoon. The Sugar Bears broke a 0-0 tie with a run in the bottom of the seventh. The...

 

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