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Transylvania Welcomes New Educators - Dolores Ann Brown, Brevard Elementary

Dolores Ann Brown Brevard Elementary Third Grade, ELA and Social Studies I am from Massachusetts and moved to North Carolina in 2010. My undergraduate degrees are in Elementary... — Updated 8/24/2015


Transylvania Welcomes New Educators - Annie Burgess, Brevard Elementary

Annie Burgess Brevard Elementary I am from Westminster S.C. I studied elementary education at Southern Wesleyan University. I received a master's degree from Lesley University in... — Updated 8/24/2015


Transylvania Welcomes New Educators - Melinda Bandhauer, Rosman Elementary

Melinda Bandhauer Rosman Elementary EC 3-5 I grew up in western New York by the Great Lakes (Erie and Ontario) as well as near the Erie Canal. I spent a lot of time as a child trave... — Updated 8/24/2015


Transylvania Welcomes New Educators

Jan Bennett T.C.Henderson Title 1 Reading I was born and raised in Sedalia, Mo. I Graduated from University of Missouri at Columbia and Kansas City. I taught in Grandview, MO. for... — Updated 8/24/2015



Date Opponent Aug. 27 Hendersonville Aug. 31 Franklin* Sept. 2 Tuscola* Sept. 7 @ East Henderson* Sept. 9 @ West Henderson* Sept. 14 Smoky Mountain* Sept. 16 North Henderson* Sept. 21 @ Pisgah* Sept. 23 @ Franklin* Sept. 28 @... — Updated 8/24/2015

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Devils Looking To Redefine Success in 2015 – Brevard NC

By any standard, Brevard Lady Devil tennis team was a resounding success – finishing the season 16-3, with an undefeated conference record, winning 84 percent of their matches and... — Updated 8/24/2015


Many Newspapers Have Served The County

Many newspapers have served Transylvania County since the late 1800s. In 1955 The Transylvania Times ran a contest asking folks to bring in the earliest local newspaper they owned.... — Updated 8/24/2015


Expert Predicts Best Leaf-looking Season In Years

Fall leaf color in the mountains of western North Carolina should be the best it has been in a number of years because of generally drier-than-normal conditions during 2015. That's... — Updated 8/24/2015

 By Randall Stewart    Sports

Sirota Hired As New BC Media Relations Assistant – Brevard NC

Athletic Media Relations Director Randall Stewart has announced the hiring of Eli Sirota to the role of Athetic Media Relations Assis- tant to complete his staff. "Eli brings... — Updated 8/24/2015

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Lose Home Opener To Polk 3-0 – Rosman NC

It was a frustrating start to the 2015 season last Thursday as the Rosman Lady Tigers lost to visiting Polk County in straight sets, 25-19, 25-9 and 25-20. The first set began with... — Updated 8/24/2015

 By Randall Stewart    Sports

New Recruits Bolster BC Golf Team – Brevard NC

Brevard head men’s golf coach David Nelson has announced a two-member recruiting class that will join the team for the Fall 2015 semester. Nelson already has a strong lineup, with nearly every player returning from last year’s... — Updated 8/24/2015


Upcoming Events – Transylvania County NC

Monday, Aug. 24 • BHS Volleyball vs. Hendersonville, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 • BHS Soccer vs. Hendersonville, 7 p.m. • Rosman Volleyball vs. Brevard, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 • BHS Volleyball at Polk County, 6 p.m.... — Updated 8/24/2015


Brevard Volleyball Opens Season With 3-0 Win At Swain – Brevard NC

The Brevard Lady Blue Devil volleyball team kicked off the 2015 season with a dominating performance last Thursday on the road against Swain County, picking up a 3-0 victory. Brevard swept the match in three sets, winning 25-14,... — Updated 8/24/2015

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Fall To Wildcats 20-6 – Brevard NC

The scene was as palpable as the disappointment among the home fans as they slowly shuffled out of Brevard Memorial Stadium on a muggy Friday night. On one side of the field, the... — Updated 8/24/2015


Rangers To Play At Parkway Event – Brevard NC

The National Park Service, established by Congress in 1916, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The Blue Ridge Parkway, Parkway partner organizations, and the Blue Ridge Music Center will usher in the 2016 centennial Saturday,... — Updated 8/24/2015


Create Anything From Cardboard

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Hoffman, Alice. “The Marriage of Opposites.” Rachel has always had trouble abiding by the strict rules of her mother and their conservative Jewish... — Updated 8/24/2015


BC Opens Iron Pour Exhibit Aug. 28

Iron works are pouring in from all over the country to be displayed in the Brevard College Art department's upcoming show, "Fe Invitational Exhibition." The pieces will be on... — Updated 8/24/2015


Fall Pottery Art Classes Announced – Brevard NC

Three fall pottery classes for all ages and all levels will be held at the Transylvania Community Arts Council. Mountain Roots, Inc. will be teaching the classes. Kristin Kilpatrick with the TC Arts Council said, “We have... — Updated 8/24/2015


TC Arts Council Announces New Officers And Board Members – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its new roster of Board of Directors and officers for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The officers are: Molly Jenkins - president,... — Updated 8/24/2015


Law Firm Conrad & Scherer Opens Office In Brevard – Brevard NC

Law firm Conrad & Scherer, LLP has officially opened its office in Brevard. Conrad & Scherer was founded in 1974 by managing partner, William “Bill” R. Scherer, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Since its founding, the firm has built a... — Updated 8/24/2015


The Salvation Army Unveils Its New Larger Location – Brevard NC

On Monday, Aug. 17, the Transylvania County office of The Salvation Army unveiled its new location at 126 North Caldwell St. More than 30 people attended The Chamber of Commerce's... — Updated 8/24/2015


Seth A. Whitmire

Seth A. Whitmire, 39, of Wilmington, Ill., formerly Rosman, passed away Monday July 6, 2015, at University of Chicago Hospital. Born April 15, 1976, in Brevard, he is a son of Dale Whitmire and Evelyn Beddingfield-Chapman. He was... — Updated 8/24/2015


Mary Elizabeth Dunning Wallenthin

ing Wallenthin, 94, of Tore’s Home, in Brevard, passed on to the greater life Sunday morning, Aug. 23, 2015. She was born in Grand Junction, Colo. April 13, 1921, and was predeceased by her parents and five siblings, as well as... — Updated 8/24/2015


William Roland McCall

William Roland McCall, 89, of Tuckasegee, went to be with our Lord Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 3, 1925, to the late Lonnie and Dora Dunn McCall. He was preceded in death by his loving... — Updated 8/24/2015


Doris Williams Edwins

Doris Williams Edwins, 85, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. A native of Eros, La., she was the daughter of the late H.P. and Ardella Balderst... — Updated 8/24/2015


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