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Overdose Awareness Events Planned – Brevard NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County will commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day Sunday, Aug. 30, from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library. The documentary “The Hungry Heart” will be shown as part of the event....

 

Pilch To Discuss Heathers With Master Gardeners – Brevard NC

On Sept. 8, the Transylvania County Master Gardeners will host Dr. Art Pilch, owner of Log Cabin Heathers, as he presents “Using Heathers in the Winter Landscape.” Heathers are often overlooked when planning a garden or landscape. Low maintenance...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    August 27, 2015

Documentary Chronicles Schenck, Forestry – Brevard NC

A new documentary honoring the pioneering forestry work of Dr. Carl Schenck will premiere Aug. 30 at Brevard College. "First in Forestry - Carl Schenck and the Biltmore Forest School" is an hour-long...

 

BMC Names Vennare Director Of Marketing – Brevard NC

Mark Weinstein, president and CEO of Brevard Music Center (BMC), has officially announced the appointment of Cally Jamis Vennare as director of Marketing & Communications. The newly created,...

 

185 King Street Offers Folk, Soul And Blues – Brevard NC

A variety of musical performances will be held at 185 King Street in Brevard this weekend. Mickelson & Coyle will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. In 2013, San Francisco artist/producer Scott Mickelson celebrated the release of more than...

 

Gallery Walk To Feature New Exhibitions – Brevard NC

The downtown art galleries, art spots and restaurants will host the Brevard 4th Friday Gallery Walk Aug. 28 beginning at 5 p.m. Tammy Hopkins, executive director, Transylvania Community Arts Council,...

 

District Gov. Billi Black Visits Rotary Club Of Brevard – Brevard NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard was honored by a visit from Rotary District 7670 Governor Billi Black Tuesday, Aug. 18. Black gave a presentation to a packed house of Rotarians, visiting Rotarians,...

 

How To Talk To Kids About Sex – Brevard NC

Talking to children about sex and sexuality may not always be easy, but parents can really make a difference. It's best to start the conversation early and there are many different ways to start...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Teenagers are an important part of the faith community. Come Sunday to hear more about the Biblical view of the young adults called “teenagers.” Music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir, which...

 

Some Reflections About Male Depression

Kathy Cronkite, daughter of long time news reporter, Walter Cronkite, in her book, “On the Edge of Darkness,” writes about several notable people who suffer from depression. One of them is former “Sixty Minute” anchorman Mike Wallace, who...

 

Brevard Hoping To Turn The Tide in Rivalry Game – Brevard NC

Blue Devil head coach Craig Pritchett is looking to turn around the Brevard football program and snap a current 14-game winless streak. A win against the Rosman Tigers would kill two birds with a...

 

Tigers Go For Three-Peat Against Rival Blue Devils – Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers may have beaten their cross-town rivals, the Brevard Blue Devils, two years in a row, but head coach Freddie Whitman isn't expecting Friday's game at Memorial Stadium to be a pencil-...

 

Beatrice Bell Norris

Beatrice Bell Norris, 85, of Etowah, peacefully went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. A native of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late James Earl and Della Byrd Bell. She was also preceded in death by her husband,...

 

Furr Memorial Tournament Set For October 4 – Connestee Falls NC

The Seventh Annual Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, October 4th at Connestee Falls Golf Club in Brevard, NC. Shotgun start time is 1:30PM and the format is captain’s choice. A BBQ awards banquet will follow...

 

Lady Devils Beat Tigers 3-0 In Tuesday Volleyball Action – Brevard NC

The Brevard Lady Blue Devils volleyball team swept the Rosman Lady Tigers on the road Tuesday, extending their record to 3-0 and dropping Rosman to 1-2. Following an ace by Katlyn Galloway in the...

 

Pre-Game Block Party Scheduled For Friday – Brevard NC

The carnival atmosphere for the annual rivarly game between the Brevard Blue Devils and the Rosman Tigers will start early this year, with a community block party scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. at...

 

Lady Blue Devils Beat Defending Champion Bearcats – Brevard NC

Lady Blue Devil head coach Cori Bryson would just as soon her team not spot any opponent a 9-0 advantage to start the opening set – let alone, the defending 2A state champion Hendersonville Bearcats. However, after watching how her squad responded...

 

BHS v. RHS – How 10 Years Changes – Brevard NC

"It was the best of times. It was the worst of times." Dickens penned those words more than 155 years ago, yet somehow, today, in Transylvania County – at least when it comes to football – they...

 

Tornados Square Off Against Belmont-Abbey In Soccer Exhibition – Brevard NC

Tornado midfielder Alec Goettl attempts to fend off a Belmont-Abbey defender, who grabs a handful of jersey, during last Saturday's home exhibition. The Tornados lost to the Crusaders 2-0. (Times...

 

Tornado Women's Soccer Picked Last – Brevard NC

The South Atlantic Conference has released the women’s soccer preseason on Monday, Aug. 24, with Brevard voted to finish 12th in the conference standings. Brevard received 31 points from the conference coaches, trailing Mars Hill by two points and...

 

Carly Onnink Attended N.C. Governor's School – Brevard NC

Joining an elite group of this state's most gifted and accomplished rising high school seniors, local student Carly Onnink attended the Governor's School of North Carolina this summer. An intensive,...

 

BC Alumnus Receives Duke Endowment Fellowship – Brevard NC

For Willie Jones, experiential learning at Brevard College was just the beginning. Jones, who graduated from BC in 2013, was recently named a fellow at The Duke Endowment. Jones received an undergraduate degree in environmental science and later...

 

Comporium Presents Truck To BC – Brevard NC

Comporium recently presented Brevard College with a surplus truck to be used for the school’s catering and campus activities. Brevard College’s Vice President for Business and Finance Deborah Hall accepted the keys and title to the vehicle from...

 

Transylvania Welcomes New Educators

Graham Gordon Pate Pisgah Forest Elementary First Grade I grew up in MillsRiver, attending Henderson County public schools.I spent the last four years at the University of North Carolina at...

 

Transylvania Welcomes New Educators

Susanne Chesney Pritchett Brevard High I was born and raised in Morristown, Tenn. I lived there until I met my husband while attending Tusculum College. After graduating in 2003, we moved to North...

 

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