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Tinsley Journalism Scholarship Recipients Announced – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) has announced the 2016/2017 recipients for the Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism Scholarship. Jessica Porter, a senior at UNC-Chapel...

 

Brevard High Band Raising Funds – Brevard NC

The Brevard High School Band is holding two on-going fundraisers for the 2016/2017 school year. The funds raised will directly benefit the BHS band and the BHS band students. Through donations from fundraisers, the band will be able to purchase...

 

Galloway Family Reunion Planned

The Galloway family reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Eastatoe Community Center at 1 p.m. Descendants of Calvin, Husia and Julia Galloway and all other branches of the Galloway family — Raines, Owens, Morgans, Queens, Pattersons and...

 

Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired? – Brevard NC

Do you or someone you know live with a chronic health condition? It is time to feel better and take charge of your health. A series of six “Healthy Living” workshops are geared toward two audiences: older adults who have one or more chronic condi...

 

Ashley McBee Captures Career Trifecta In Kills, Assists and Digs – Brevard NC

Over the past four years Ashley McBee has been a mainstay on the floor for the Lady Blue Devil volleyball team and somehow, in each successive season, she's gotten better. Now, as her senior season...

 

Brevard, Tuscola Clash In Showdown Of Offensive Giants – Brevard NC

Head coaches love routines, but this week’s game for the Brevard Blue Devils is far from normal, for several reasons. First, instead of of a Friday night kickoff, Brevard will take the field Thursday. That means one less day of practice, one less...

 

Rosman Takes On Wildcats Looking For Homecoming Win – Rosman NC

It seems like every time the Rosman Tiger football team has a chance to take a step forward, the injury bug creeps up in a bad way. After last Friday’s disappointing road loss to Hayesville, things looked like they might get a little bit easier at...

 

Lady Tigers Roll Over Bobcats 3-0 For Third Straight Win – Rosman NC

Returning home for the first time in nearly two weeks, and after suffering a pair of conference losses, the Rosman Lady Tigers kept things rolling Tuesday night as the beat the Blue Ridge Bobcats to...

 

Blue Devil, Tiger Runners Compete At White Squirrel Classic – Brevard NC

Last Friday, members of Rosman and Brevard's cross country teams took part in the White Squirrel Classic, held at Le Parc, the former site of Glen Cannon Golf Course. The Blue Devil girls' side took...

 

Injuries Force Rosman To Cancel Remainder Of JV Football Season – Rosman NC

For the second year in a row, the Rosman Tiger football team has been plagued by injury. This year, those injuries have forced the school to cancel the junior varsity season to move up freshmen to fill out the varsity team. “This decision was somet...

 

Hudson Takes Over As Interim Coach For Tornados' Women's Basketball – Rosman NC

Donald Hudson has been tabbed interim head coach of Brevard College women’s basketball, it was announced by Vice President for Strategic Planning & Athletics Juan Mascaro on Tuesday evening. Hudson will inherit a program that he served as assistant...

 

Brevard Bites

Matthew Sharpsteen cuts the ribbon outside Wine Down, making Brevard Bites, his food-based touring company, official. Pictured with Sharpsteen are, left to right, Anne Sharpsteen, County Manager...

 

Big Frog Opens

A ribbon cutting for Big Frog Custom T-Shirts in Asheville was held recently. Doing the cutting is the owner David Riddell and his wife Christina, who grew up in Brevard. In the photo representing...

 

Chamber Surprise Patrol Makes Some Noise – Brevard NC

If you heard some noise in downtown Brevard last Monday afternoon, it may have been a group of well-wishers from the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce. Equipped with noise makers, a large...

 

McLaran Returns To Alma Mater To Take Over XC Program – Brevard NC

Can there be another sport as demanding of the individual as cross country? While the term warrior is much over-used in the sports world, there is no doubt that, if you are to succeed as a distance...

 

Brevard College 2016 Cross County Roster – Brevard NC

Men’s Team Name Hometown Class Michael Anton Woodleaf, N.C. Freshman Henry Crowder Tampa, Fla. Junior Dal Davis Durham, N.C. Sophomore Tucker Fry Greenville, N.C. Freshman Hassan Kiprono Iten, Kenya Junior Jordan Lance Panama City Beach, Fla....

 

Brevard College 2016 Cross Country Schedule – Brevard NC

Date Opponent Location Oct. 1 UNCA CC Challenge Asheville, N.C. Oct. 8 Gene Mullin CC Invitational Greenville, S.C. Oct. 22 South Atlantic Championships Columbia, S.C. Nov. 5 NCAA Regionals Motevall, Ala. Nov. 19 NCAA National Championship Saint...

 

Mountain Sun Students Volunteer At Raptor Center – Brevard NC

On Sept. 15, Mountain Sun Community School's fourth - sixth grade class, the Monarchs, had their first overnight backpacking trip at Big Bald Banding Station located on the Appalachian Trail at an...

 

Isaac Wells Seeks Teacher Input To Draft Policies – Brevard NC

Brevard High graduate Isaac Wells has been chosen as a 2016-2017 Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Voice Network Fellow to provide a leadership voice in education policy. The Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Voice Network is a nonparti...

 

What Is An Extension Master Gardener? – Brevard NC

What makes a gardener an "Extension Master Gardener" (EMG)? Well, all gardeners are usually quite handy with a hoe and a trowel, and they can usually tell a weed from the plant that "is supposed to...

 

Cynthia J. Roach

Cynthia J. Roach, 57, of Boca Raton, Fla. and Brevard, passed away Sept. 18, 2016, peacefully at her home in Connestee. She was a daughter of the late Clifford William Rustia and Muriel Barbara Wollman Rustia. She was also preceded in death by her...

 

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