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Land Trusts Honor Muddy Sneakers As Conservation Partner Of The Year – Brevard NC

Brevard-based nonprofit Muddy Sneakers was honored by North Carolina's 24 land trusts as the state's 2014 Community Conservation Partner of the Year. The N.C. Land Trust awards are given to...

 

TRH Charity Golf Tournament To Be Held May 9 At Burlingame Country Club – Brevard NC

The Waterfall Open – Transylvania County's premier charity golf tournament – will take place Friday, May 9, at Burlingame Country Club in Sapphire. Celebrating its 28th year, this annual...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

Organist Ken Cowan To Perform May 18 – Brevard NC

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church located at 249 East Main Street in Brevard has announced that Sunday, May 18, at 3:30 p.m., they will present organist Ken Cowan in concert. This special...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

BLT To Hold Auditions For Summer Productions – Brevard NC

Auditions for the Brevard Little Theatre Youth Troupe production of “Alice in Wonderland” and the Fourth of July melodrama will be held Monday and Tuesday, May 12-13 beginning at 3:45 p.m. both days. The location for the auditions is at the...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

''Walk On The Wild Side' Opens At TC Arts Council – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has teamed with artists from Transylvania County and western North Carolina to present the art exhibit "Walk on The Wild Side" featuring animals in art. This...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

Brevard Film Society To Show 'Maidenvoyage' On May 13 – Brevard NC

The Brevard Film Society will be screening “Maidenvoyage” Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at Brevard College’s Dunham auditorium. The public is invited. Fifteen-year-old Laura Dekker sets out—camera in hand—on a two-year voyage in pursuit of...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

Swing Dance Classes To Begin – Brevard NC

East Coast Swing is a fun, accessible form of partner dance that most anybody can learn. With just a few basic moves, people can have a great time on the dance floor. A three-week class will begin Tuesday, May 13, at 8 p.m. and will be held at 185...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

TC Arts Announces Tour Of Homes Kick-off Party – Brevard NC

The Everydays will perform Thursday, May 8, at 185 King St. at 8 p.m. The cost is $5 for nonmembers. The Everydays from Black Mountain is a collaborative effort between singer-songwriters Tim Marsh...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

Market To Celebrate Moms – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Farmers will celebrate Mother’s Day this Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with live music by The Wilhelm Brothers and free giveaways for moms all morning. Moms who attend can enjoy: • Free mini massages by Robert Bass of...

 

Be A Tourism Ambassador At Workshops Slated For May 15, 16 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Tourism Development Authority, Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce, Heart of Brevard, and Blue Ridge Community College are working in conjunction to provide a free tourism customer service workshop. The workshop, entitled...

 

Farm Bureau Grants Awards In Creed Contest – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania County Farm Bureau recently sponsored a public speaking contest for students in the agriculture classes at Brevard and Rosman High Schools. Cash prizes were awarded to the top five... Full story

 

Groundbreaking!

Last week, a ground-breaking for the new artificial turf at Brevard High School (BHS) was held. Pictured left to right are: Jason Ormsby, BHS principal; John Hart, BHS assistant principal/athletic... Full story

 
 By Park Baker    Education    May 8, 2014

School Dropout Rates Continue To Decline – Transylvania County NC

Transylvania County Schools (TCS) continues to see decreases in its dropout rates, something school officials credit to a program at Davidson River School. During its regular meeting Monday, the Board of Education heard a presentation from Assistant... Full story

 

Students Visit Animal Shelter

The county animal shelter recently had 35 schoolchildren from T.C. Henderson Elementary and Rosman Middle School visit. The read a book program, along with the bite prevention program, has sparked interest in the animal shelter. (Courtesy... Full story

 

Blue Devils Knock Off Unbeaten Hornets – Brevard NC

The battle didn't quite live up to the hype of a number-two versus a number-three in a match-up between unbeatens. The Blue Devils, ranked third in the state in 2-A tennis, sent visiting Salisbury hom...

 

Blue Devil Trio Wins Regional Tennis Titles – Brevard NC

For the first time in school history, a trio of Blue Devil boys tennis players have swept regional championships. Last weekend in Shelby, Brevard freshman Joseph Schrader won the 2-A West Regional,...

 

Area Track Stars Qualify For State Championship Meet – Transylvania County NC

Lady Blue Devil freshman Eliza Witherspoon won a pair of regional championships last weekend at Polk County High School and she will be joined by a pair of teammates and a Rosman neighbor at the...

 

Lady Devils Earn At Least A Share Of Conference Title – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devils got key hits and solid pitching when they needed it most, sending North Henderson to a 3-2 defeat Tuesday afternoon in WNC Athletic Conference softball action. With the victory, Brevard improves to 11-2 in the WNCAC, one game...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    Sports    May 8, 2014

Yellow Jackets Sting Tigers With Six-Run Seventh – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers rallied from a 5-0 deficit to knot their score with Hayesville at six runs apiece, only to see the Yellow Jackets explode for six runs in the seventh inning in a 12-6 loss. It was th...

 

Brevard Taps David Siniard For Boys' Basketball – Brevard NC

Brevard High School announced Wednesday the hiring of David Siniard as their new boys' basketball coach. Siniard replaces retiring head coach Tim Trantham, who resigned at the end of the 2013-14...

 

Fundraiser Slated At Brevard High School – Brevard NC

Brevard High School Football is teaming up with Egolf Ford in Brevard to host the inaugural “Drive 4 Your School” campaign. On Friday, May 9, beginning at 4 p.m. in the back parking lot of BHS near the Baseball/Softball fields, all persons 18...

 

Triple Play Forces Extra Innings For Rosman Softball – Rosman NC

The Lady Tigers rode a 1-1 tie into the bottom of the seventh inning with a chance to win over visiting Hayesville Tuesday afternoon, but an ultra-rare triple play sent the game into extra innings. Tw...

 
 News    May 8, 2014

Brevard College Needs Your Vote-Brevard, NC

Top Adventure College winner Brevard College is once again competing in a head-to-head competition to determine the best outdoor school in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Last year, Brevard College was named number one in the small school bracket...

 

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