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Articles from the September 3, 2012 edition

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 By Jeremiah Reed    News

BRCC Offering New Programs — Transylvania County NC

Preparing students for new job markets is a priority for an institution, and administrators at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) said they are doing just that with the introduction of several new programs. Glenda McCarson, dean... — Updated 9/5/2012

 By Robbie Robertson    News

Football Field In Limbo — Transylvania County NC

The status of a synthetic turf football field remains in limbo more than a year since a panel of concerned citizens formed a grassroots movement to improve the playing surface at Brevard High School. Fundraising efforts have begun,... — Updated 9/5/2012


Roy Hudson Gets Minimum Of 20 Years In Prison — Transylvania County NC

Despite taking the stand and vehemently denying the charges, Roy Hudson was found guilty Thursday of sexually abusing his adopted son and was sentenced to serve at least 20 years in prison. The jury took roughly an hour and a half... — Updated 9/5/2012


Bullock Releases Science-Fiction Book ‘Elsewhen’ – Balsam Grove NC

Local author/actor Gary Bullock has released his first novel, a love story about two young geniuses with unusual gifts whose destinies lead them to seek out a parallel universe. Lij... — Updated 9/3/2012


Biology, Greed, Intolerance Caused Great Potato Famine

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Dilloway, Margaret. “The Care and Handling of Roses With Thorns.” Enduring a strict schedule that balances her teaching job with the hospital regimen... — Updated 9/3/2012


Brevard Philharmonic To Launch New Season With Kim – Brevard NC

The Brevard Philhar-monic kicks off what promises to be an outstanding season with “Mozart and the Two Bs” Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Porter Center on the Brevard College... — Updated 9/3/2012


County Gives 150th Website To Transylvania Heritage Museum – Transylvania County NC

The county’s sesquicentennial lives on through books, music, video productions and in the hearts and minds of the many residents who participated in the multitude of activities and community events. There was one important part... — Updated 9/3/2012


Our People, Our Past: Vera Jones Stinson

Centenarian Vera Jones Stinson lived her life in tribute to the old ways of the mountain people from which she sprang and she never strayed. The old “if it ain’t broke, don’t... — Updated 9/3/2012


Partnership Hosts Brewery Owner Katechis – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania Partnership held its annual meeting last Tuesday evening at the Keystone Camp dining hall in Brevard. Featured speakers were John Felty and Oskar Blues owner Dale... — Updated 9/3/2012


Lady Blue Devils Top Panthers In Five Games 3-2 – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devil volleyball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Franklin in exciting fashion Thursday night 3-2. Brevard won the first game 25-16, but dropped the second two by scores of 25-21 and 26-24. Facing... — Updated 9/3/2012

 By Paul Morgan    Sports

Soccer Teams Put The Right Foot Forward – Brevard NC

Another fall college football season has dawned for America’s sports fans, but for the most part, more than 50 Brevard College men’s and women’s soccer players haven’t... — Updated 9/3/2012


Lady Tigers Beat Bulldogs In Three – Rosman NC

Thursday night’s volleyball matchup between archrivals Rosman and Murphy lacked the nail-biting intensity of year’s past. Perhaps it was the Lady Tigers’ domination that... — Updated 9/3/2012


Blue Devils Suffer The Bulldogs’ Bite – Brevard NC

The Blue Devils had played on a dry field for every game until Friday night. But against Murphy in Cullowhee, when it rained it poured as the Bulldogs ran away with a 55-7 victory... — Updated 9/3/2012

 By Michael Adelman    Sports

The Blue Hose Runs Over The Tornados 45-10 – Brevard NC

Despite pulling within seven points of Presbyterian College late in the second quarter, the Tornados couldn’t overcome an early 17-0 deficit and fell to the Blue Hose 45-10 at... — Updated 9/3/2012

 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Patriots Hand Tigers First Loss Of ’12 Season – Rosman NC

Rosman’s Memorial Stadium filled up fast Friday night as two 2-0 teams prepared to improve to 3-0. The Rosman Tigers and Madison Patriots have both had their hard knocks the last... — Updated 9/3/2012


Gertrude Ramsey Franks

Gertrude Ramsey Franks, 81, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Cedar Mountain House, Brevard. A native of Sevier County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Bennie and Relda Ramsey. In addition to her parents, two... — Updated 9/3/2012


For Jo Crebbin, There’s Something About Bears

When Jo Crebbin is not busy shooting photographs for Brevard Rotary, she is taking pictures of wildlife. This year her specialty has been bears, white and black. In late November... — Updated 9/3/2012


News of Organizations

Beekeeping Club The Transylvania Beekeeping Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Community Action Center in Brevard. One of the members will present “Notes from The Natural Beekeeping Seminar at W... — Updated 9/3/2012


Births In Transylvania

Bently Aaron Conley Lacey and Aaron Conley, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bently Aaron Conley, born 5:15a.m., Aug. 30, 2012, at Park Ridge... — Updated 9/3/2012


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