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 By John Lanier    News    June 11, 2018

Brevard High Welcomes 184 Graduates

Rain threatened but never materialized at the Brevard Music Center Friday evening as 184 graduates from Brevard High heard words of praise, thanks and encouragement before receiving their diplomas...

 

Slow Cooked Pork Perfect For Busy Families

Braised Pork Buns With Quick Pickled Cucumbers And Bean Sprouts Yields 11 servings For pork: 2 teaspoons expeller-pressed grapeseed or canola oil 3.15 pounds Boston butt, cut into 3 pieces along...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 11, 2018

Rosman High Graduates Celebrated

For the Rosman High School graduating class of 2018, Saturday morning was not just a time of celebration with friends and family at Brevard Music Center, but of reflection. "We began our journey in...

 

Home Food Preservation Classes Being Offered At TCE

Food preservation had been around since ancient times and various methods have been handed down through the generations as a means of saving produce to feed a family during the winter months. Often, the methods that have been passed down have been...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 11, 2018

School Board Upset At Funding Formula

During their meeting at Brevard High School last Monday evening, some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their displeasure regarding the budget process at both the local and state level. Board Chair Tawny McCoy said that...

 

Everyday Education: Out Of The Cave And Into The Classroom

In my last article, “Kids These Days,” I discussed the difficulties young people face these days regarding the constant bombardment of information and influence coming from their phones. I also suggested they need some way to evaluate how to...

 

County's Latest Jobless Numbers Fall Below 4 Percent

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in April was 3.6 percent, down from 4.2 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 11, 2018

Four Lady Blue Devils Named To All-Conference Team

After a solid 2018 season that saw them finish in second place in the Mountain Six Conference, four members of the Brevard Lady Blue Devil softball team were recently named All-Conference ...

 

Military Museum Hosts D-Day, Other WWII Veterans

About 120 people gathered in the WNC Military History Museum on June 6 to commemorate the turning point of World War II and to honor two D-Day veterans and seven other World War II veterans. D-Day occurred on June 6, 1944, when the Allies invaded...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 11, 2018

Jay Smith, Matthew Kelley Named All-Conference Baseball

As they wrapped up their Brevard Blue Devil baseball careers, a pair of seniors were recently named to the Mountain Six All-Conference baseball team. Jay Smith and Matthew Kelley were the two...

 

State Results For The N.C. Summer Special Olympics Released

The 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games concluded June 3 in Raleigh, Cary, Morrisville and Holly Springs, ending a weekend of competition for nearly 1,900 athletes and Unified partners from across the state in athletics, bowling,...

 

Brevard Little Theatre Holds Open Auditions For 'Snoopy'

Auditions for the musical “Snoopy” will be held at Brevard Little Theatre located at 55 E. Jordan St. in Brevard on June 23-24 from 2-4 p.m. Auditions are for adults and children ages 8 and older. Written by Charles M. Schultz, the show begins...

 

Bag Lunch Arts Series To Continue In June With 'Faces Of Appalachia'

The 2018 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in June with “Faces of Appalachia,” which will be presented by photographer and author Tim Barnwell. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, June 19, in the library’s Rogow Room and is made possible by th...

 

Summer Adult Basketball League Officially Underway

Last week, the 2018 season for the Transylvania County adult recreation basketball league kicked off featurning a dozen teams and some of the top talent in western North Carolina. Opening night was last Monday, with followup games being played...

 

ACT To Host Costume Drama: A Fashion Show

Costume Drama: A Fashion Show is an eclectic evening of inventive fashion that has quickly become one of the highlights of the Asheville event calendar. Local designers compete for cash prizes in...

 

USTA Hosting Volunteer Tennis Workshop

This Tuesday, June 12, the United States Tennis Association is hosting a workshop aimed at getting local youth introduced to the game of tennis. The workshop will take place at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop is...

 

Chris Rosser To Perform At BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) has announced singer-songwriter, composer, and producer Chris Rosser will perform Sunday, June 24. Rosser is from Asheville. Rosser illustrates his talent as an...

 
 By Pam Drellow    Arts    June 11, 2018

Making A Difference Monday Benefits Friends Of Library

The Transylvania County’s Friends of the Library (FOL) organization will be the featured nonprofit of the Oskar Blues/Tasty Weasel “Making a Difference Monday” program. On Monday, June 18, from 5-8 p.m., 10 percent of all sales in the Tasty...

 

BMC Will Celebrate In High Style With 2018 Prelude Gala On June 16

Brevard Music Center (BMC) will host its annual prelude gala on Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m. The 2018 prelude, which will prominently feature a masquerade theme, will be held on stage at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. The popular, annual fundraiser...

 

TC Arts Offers Raffle Tickets For Custom Vacation Package

Where do people want to go the most? Is it New York, Paris or another adventure worth $5,000? Dori Miller, president of the board of directors at the TC Arts Council said, “Now you can start dreaming and win the trip of a lifetime for a $100...

 

Environment North Carolina's New Campaign: Wildlife Over Waste

Plastic pollution is killing our wildlife. That's why Environment North Carolina is announcing a new campaign and working with local partners to ban harmful types of single-use plastic food...

 

Brevard Academy Has Been Selected For The Specialized Foundation Bike Program Grant

The Specialized Foundation announced that Brevard Academy is one of the select nationwide schools to receive a grant to begin the Riding for Focus cycling program for the 2018-19 school year. The Riding for Focus curriculum integrates cycling into...

 

Cradle Invites Nature Enthusiasts To Pink Beds Bioblitz

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites nature enthusiasts of all ages and knowledge levels to the Pink Beds BioBlitz on Saturday, June 16. Be a citizen scientist with naturalists and forest...

 

Legal notices: June 11, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E181 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Almeta B. Ellenburg of Transylvania...

 

Special Olympians Compete At The State Level

Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to Raleigh June 1-3 for state level competition, Summer Games. They competed for gold in athletics (track and field) and in Bowling. Twenty-two athletes...

 

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