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Early Maps Depict Brevard, Transylvania County

The map collection in the Local History Room at the Transylvania County Library has more than 500 maps. This includes a variety of maps covering different areas of the county, the Pisgah National...

 

Raising Awareness And Preventing Drug Overdose In August – Brevard NC

August is Overdose Awareness Month, a time to “raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.” International Overdose Awareness Day, observed on or around Aug. 31, also acknowledges the grief felt by families and...

 

Ansley Lynn Shelton

Jason and Erica Shelton, of Lake Toxaway, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ansley Lynn Shelton, born June 22, 2015, at Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher. She weighed 6 pounds, 13...

 

DAR Prepares Care Packages For Active Military – Brevard NC

The Waightstill Avery Chapter of DAR in Brevard is seeking the names of active servicemen and women to include in the upcoming Project Patriot program. The DAR plans to show its support for the...

 

All Welcome To VFW Post 4309 70th Anniversary Celebration – Brevard NC

VFW Post 4309 in Brevard celebrated its 70th Anniversary of its charter that was signed on Aug. 3, 1945. Seventy-four of Transylvania County veterans of WWII and earlier had the desire to form the Post to develop comradeship amongst all who served...

 

Number 7 Arts Gallery Features Haynes, Langdon And Miller – Brevard NC

Number 7 Arts is proud to feature Rose Haynes, pen/ink/colored pencils; Cathy Langdon, weaver; and Marian Miller, stained glass, during this month and the upcoming Brevard Gallery Walk Friday, Aug....

 

Young Adult Horror Collection Contains Story By Megan Shepherd – Brevard NC

A story by Brevard author Megan Shepherd is included in the new young adult horror anthology, "Slasher Girls And Monster Boys," edited by April Tucholke and published by Dial/Penguin Books. The book...

 

Author Recalls Nixon's Tortured Presidency

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Keating, Kevin P. “The Captive Condition.” Everyone knows Normandy Falls is haunted by spirits and has a bizarre history, but it doesn’t stop Edmund from moving there...

 

Bearcats Outlast Blue Devils 34-14 – Brevard NC

The Brevard Blue Devils got their first taste of action for the 2015 season as they traveled to Hendersonville Friday night and for the first 12 minutes managed to silence the home crowd at Deitz...

 

Brevard College Names New Men's, Women's Soccer Assistant Coaches

With the 2015 season quickly approaching, Brevard College women's soccer coach Shigeyoshi Shinohara has announced the hiring of Octavia Saunders as his assistant coach. "I am excited to have...

 

Tigers Battle Falcons in Scrimmage – Rosman NC

Andres Villagomez scraps with a West Henderson player during last Friday's scrimmage while (below) this Tiger player looks to juke an oncoming defender. (Times photos by Scotty Ruf...

 

Paul Hamilton Fields Media Day Questions – Brevard NC

Tornado Head Coach Paul Hamilton recently answered questions about his team during the South Atlantic Conference Media Day. Below is a transcript of some of those questions and Hamilton’s responses. Question:Your offense is fun to watch. Where did...

 

Cavalry Baptist Takes First Place

The Cavalry Baptist Softball team recently took first place in the local tournament after a third place finish in the regular season. Pictured above are (back row, left to right), Joanna Whitmire,...

 

Keillor And Companions Make Final Stop

Garrison Keillor and the cast of A Prairie Home Companion sing a gospel song in Brevard Music Center's Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium Saturday night. The performance was one of the stops on Keillor's...

 

Mildred "Millie" Easterbrook Patzig

Mildred (Millie) Easterbrook Patzig, 93 of Brevard, died Aug. 14, 2015.  Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James Arthur and Harriet Wilkins Easterbrook.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Walter (Pat)...

 

Transylvania County Schools Open Doors For Parents, Community

Events to start the year at county schools open the doors, halls, and classrooms to students, parents, and community members who want to learn about the coming school year. Parent Portal gives parents round-the-clock access to students’ grade and a...

 

Brevard Academy Offers New Programs This Year

The implementation of the Core Knowledge curriculum at Brevard Academy over its years of existence has enabled it to attain and maintain its reputation of preparing its students in every way for the future. As a public charter school, Brevard...

 

Brevard Academy Starts Year With Record Enrollment

Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, launched the 2015-16 school year with a record number of students on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The increase in students has allowed the Academy to add severa...

 

Bethany Christian School Looks Forward To New School Year

Bethany Christian School will begin the new school year on Monday, Aug. 24. BCS has been partnering with parents for the past thirty-three years to give academic and spiritual training for children...

 

Local Student Population Grows At Brevard College

Brevard College is welcoming its largest enrollment ever to campus this fall. Student-athletes were among the first to begin moving in during the first week of August. New students arrived on campus...

 

Lady Blue Devils Volleyball – Brevard NC

"Challenge" is a word Brevard High School head volleyball coach Cori Bryson bandies around when talking about the 2015 season, and with pretty good reason. The Lady Blue Devils have some big shoes to...

 

Brevard High School Volleyball Schedule

Aug. 20 Swain County High School 6 p.m./5 p.m. Aug. 24 Hendersonville High School 5:30/4:30 pm Aug. 26 Polk County High School 6 p.m./5 p.m. Sept. 1 Erwin High School 6 p.m./5 p.m. Sept. 3 Franklin...

 

Lady Tigers Ready for 2015 – Rosman NC

After a stellar 2014 season that was capped off with a deep run into the playoffs, the Rosman Lady Tiger volleyball team and head coach Amanda McCall are confident that 2015 will be the same story,...

 

Rosman Volleyball Schedule

Aug. 17 E. Henderson Away Aug. 20 Polk County Home Aug. 25 Brevard Home Aug. 27 Murphy* Away Sept. 1 Robbinsville* Away Sept. 3 Blue Ridge Home Sept. 8 Swain* Home Sept. 10 Highlands Home Sept. 15...

 

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