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 By Kevin Fuller    News

Two Shot Dead In Separate Incidents- Brevard NC

Two people are dead in two separate shooting incidents in Transylvania County that occurred Thursday evening and early Friday morning. According to Transylvania County Sheriff... — Updated 9/25/2015

 

Oskar Blues Brewery Planning New Location-Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery announced today its plan to open a new brewery and taproom music venue in Austin, Texas, that will be up and running by next April 20. "North Carolina and... — Updated 9/25/2015

 

Rosman Heritage Day To Be Held October 3 - Rosman, NC

"Rosman Heritage Day" will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sponsored by the town or Rosman, the event will be at the Rosman Town Hall. Ray Fisher will give an... — Updated 9/24/2015

 
 By Alex Webster    Arts

Bent Frequency To Perform

Contemporary professional chamber music duo Bent Frequency will perform at Brevard College's Porter Center for Performing Arts Monday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. The duo will showcase... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Paul Morgan    Sports

Tornados Host Cross Country Meet At Glen Cannon

With two meets under his coaching belt, Brevard College Cross Country Coach Josh Mower is a much happier camper than he was a year ago when he unexpectedly inherited a program that was young, relatively inexperienced and short on... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Friends For Life Sponsored Golf Tournament Set For October 12

Friends for Life, a Brevard based, non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home senior and special needs companion animals, is sponsoring a Golf Tournament at 8 a.m., Oct. 12 at the Kenmure Country C... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Eli Sirota    Sports

Tornados Basketball Offers Camp At Boys & Girls Club

On Saturday, Sept. 19, Brevard College's men's and women's basketball teams spent the morning taking part in a community service effort to give back. The two teams worked together... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

BC Alumni Game Set For October 30

Brevard College’s men’s basketball head coach Lee Burgess has announced that the team will be hosting an alumni game on Oct. 3, pitting the current team against those who use to wear the royal blue and white in a friendly... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports

Erin Barr Earns SAC Specialist Of The Week Honors

Sophomore setter Erin Barr has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Specialist of the Week after a series of outstanding performances for the Tornados... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Upcoming Church Activities - Transylvania County, NC

Blantyre Baptist Blantyre Baptist Church invites the public to a bluegrass gospel concert Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. Colt Creek Bluegrass Gospel from Green River will be performing. Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Bob... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

The Journey Inward – Callie Is My Unexpected Spirit Companion

One of my spiritual companion’s is Callie, my family’s West Highland Terrier. I didn’t know she was to become such an important soul mate in the beginning of our time together. At first, I mostly developed memories of her. Fo... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Bob Silvia Memorial Tournament Set For October 1

The Mediation Center will hold the 9th annual Bob Silvia Memorial Golf Tournament in support of its youth mediation on Thursday, Oct. 1. The tournament will be held at Connestee Falls Golf Club at 98 Overlook Drive in Brevard. The... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports

Tornados Golf Finishes Second, Seventh at Etowah

The Brevard College men’s golf team shot 10-over par in Tuesday’s final round, lifting the Tornados into a tie for second place with Lincoln Memorial at Etowah Valley Golf Club. The Tornados ended the first round in third... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Host Franklin, Go For Third Straight Win

If the Brevard Blue Devils hope to win their third straight game – a task the team hasn't accomplished since 2008 – it will take a Herculean effort against a senior-laden... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Rosman Seeks Homecoming Victory Against Hayesville

Going into this week's home game against Hayesville, the Rosman Tigers are in a situation much like the national champion Ohio State Buckeyes were in last season. They are down... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Lose To Knights 3-1 In Tuesday Home Match

It was a tough loss for Brevard Tuesday night as the Lady Devil volleyball team fell 3-1 against the visiting North Henderson Knights. The first set was tight, with the teams... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Weeknight Activities The Whole Family Can Enjoy Together

Many families have their own routines on weeknights. Kids may tackle their homework before dinner, and once everyone’s plate is clean, family members may spend time together or go their separate ways, spending time online with... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

News of Organizations

Democratic Women’s Club Historian Dan Carter will return to Transylvania County’s Democratic Women’s Club on Monday, Sept. 27, at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Dr. Carter will present the second part of his address, “The United... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Rotarians Help Brevard Elementary

The Rotary Club of Brevard delivered new dictionaries to third graders at Brevard Elementary School Tuesday. The Rotarians also discussed their Four Way Test with the students and... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Gamma Upsilon Chapter Awards Five Educational Grants

Twenty-three members and guests of Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Society International met Sept. 17 at College Walk for their regular supper gathering. Their guest... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

A Superb Organization

My wife and I were seasonal residents of Pisgah Forest for nine wonderful summers! Due to our advancing age, we sold our North Carolina home so we can return in future summers to a furnished rental property. We decided to donate... — Updated 9/23/2015

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion

Time To Pay On Infrastructure

County leaders will have some difficult financial decisions to make in the next several months. The county commissioners will have to decide whether to renovate and add on to the current courthouse in downtown Brevard or build a ne... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Mayor Harris To Look Back At Brevard History - Brevard, NC

Mayor Jimmy Harris will be the featured guest of the Brevard College History Club as the club kicks off its 2015-16 Speaker Series on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The mayor, a Brevard native with deep roots in the county and the... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

2015 Gillespie Family Reunion Planned

The 68th Annual Gillespie Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Balsam Grove Community Center beginning at 11:35 a.m. The community center is located on N.C. 215 N. (Parkway Road) just off U.S. 64 near Rosman.... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

Toxaway School Reunion Planned

For those who attended or had family members attend the Lake Toxaway School, there will be a school reunion Saturday, Sept. 26, at 11:30 a.m. at the small Toxaway community center for a covered dish luncheon. Plates, cups, and... — Updated 9/23/2015

 

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