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 By Randall Stewart    Sports

Sean Walsh Set To Take Over Tornado Baseball Team – Brevard NC

Athletic Director Juan Mascaro has announced the hiring of six-year veteran assistant coach Sean Walsh to take over the Tornados’ baseball program. “I knew we didn’t need to look far to find the right man for the job,” Masc... — Updated 5/24/2016


Outdoors Calendar

Monday, May 23 •Beginner Mountain Bike Ride. Take a guided ride through DuPont with Sycamore Cycles. Beginner friendly. Check the Sycamore Cycles Facebook page for more information. Ride starts at 6 p.m. •Monday Night Social... — Updated 5/23/2016


French Broad Dinner Cruise Enjoyed By Free Rein Winners – Brevard NC

Free Rein auctioned off a canoe trip on the French Broad River and gourmet dinner on the deck at Duckpond Pottery again at their "Mane Event" gala. The lucky group of winners... — Updated 5/23/2016


Food Matters Market 'Health Talk' Series Continues May 27 – Brevard NC

Food Matters Market & Café will feature Bill Bailey, local wellness coach and personal trainer, at its May Health Talk forum Friday, May 27, during gluten-free month, at noon upstairs, at the store. “We’ve all seen an... — Updated 5/23/2016


CMLC Uses Dr. Seuss To Teach Kids About The Environment – Brevard NC

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy staff member Corinne Fretwell has been reading from "The Lorax" for fourteen weeks. Each week she imparts conservation theory and best practices... — Updated 5/23/2016


Rock Snot And Other Stream Invasives

The name speaks for itself when encountered. The scientific name, Didymosphenia geminata, or commonly known as didymo or rock snot, is one of the latest invasive organism to... — Updated 5/23/2016


Stop The Academic Skills Summer Slide!

School is out soon. Time to relax! But in the backs of our minds we all wonder: How can I make sure my kids don’t lose academic skills over the summer break? What is this Summer Slide I hear so much about? The truth is that all... — Updated 5/23/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Josh Rice Signs On To Play For Central Alabama – Rosman NC

Rosman Tiger Josh Rice, who capped off a remarkable varsity baseball career this past season by helping lead the Tigers to one of their most successful seasons in recent memory,... — Updated 5/23/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Knock Off Top Seed West Stanly – Brevard NC

For the Brevard Lady Blue Devil softball team the past 72 hours have probably felt like an eternity. After pulling off a huge upset victory against No. 1 seed West Stanly last... — Updated 5/23/2016

 By Philip Latter    Sports

Noah Graham Adds Two State Titles To Trophy Case – Brevard NC

Noah Graham didn't need much luck on Saturday at the 2A/4A State Track and Field Championships. The Brevard junior opened the meet with a state title in the 1,600 meters and... — Updated 5/23/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Come Up Just Short In State Title Bid – Brevard NC

It was a roller coaster of a day for the Brevard Blue Devil boys' tennis team Saturday in Chapel Hill. From being down early, to almost being out, to rallying back to tie the score,... — Updated 5/23/2016


Silversteen, Osborne Help Boy With Cleft Palate

Joseph Silversteen is credited for helping bring industry to Transylvania County in the early 1900s. In "A History of ...Estatoe Ford, Jeptha, Toxaway, Eastatoe...Rosman, N.C." Rebe... — Updated 5/23/2016


Eubanks, Meece Engaged

Misty Eubanks and Brian Meece, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Wayne Eubanks, of Dunn's Rock and Sharon Eubanks, of Lake... — Updated 5/23/2016


Cheesmans Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage

Gerry and Bob Cheesman, of Brevard, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 14, 2016. Neighbors from the beginning, they were in a "Tom Thumb Wedding" in 1949. They married... — Updated 5/23/2016


Salon To Feature Local Musicians At Grand Opening May 25 – Brevard NC

Station 114 Hair Salon will hold a grand opening with musical performances Wednesday, May 25, from 5-8 p.m. The salon is located 114 West Main St. in Brevard in what was the Drew... — Updated 5/23/2016


DAR Meetings Will Recess Until September After Meeting In May – Brevard NC

May's meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) was the last meeting until Monday, Sept. 12. Committees will continue to function... — Updated 5/23/2016


Wallston To Speak To Sierra Club – Brevard NC

May 26 Margot Wallston, statewide coordinator for the Hemlock Restoration Initiative, will speak to the Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club. Wallston, born in Tennessee, grew up... — Updated 5/23/2016


'Remembering Lew Wallace' Opens May 27 – Brevard NC

Join The Haen Gallery at their Brevard gallery Friday, May 27, from 5-8 p.m. for the opening reception of "Remembering Lew Wallace," an exquisite collection of watercolor paintings... — Updated 5/23/2016


Dealing With Alzheimer's, Cancer And Fibromyalgia

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Cleave, Chris. “Everyone Brave is Forgiven.” Set in London during World War II, this story brings together three young people who hope for a better... — Updated 5/23/2016


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