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Brevard AAUW Starts New Year with IWIL Students - Brevard, NC

AAUW started off their new 2017-2018 year welcoming Brevard College's IWIL (Institute for Women in Leadership) students to engage in dialogue across the generations about setting... — Updated 10/2/2017


Learn About 'Camera Trapping' Wildlife At PARI

The public is invited to learn about "camera trapping" wildlife and the Candid Critters citizen science project during an Evening at PARI program Friday, Oct. 13, on the PARI campus... — Updated 10/2/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Black Knights Rush Past Tigers For 38-12 Victory

With a little bit of rain and passing yards coming at a premium, it was a classic Smoky Mountain Conference football atmosphere Friday night as Rosman hosted the Robbinsville Black... — Updated 10/2/2017

 By Brittnee Siemon    Arts

BC Music Department Presents Faculty, Guest Recital Oct. 5 - Brevard, NC

On Thursday, Oct. 5, Brevard College faculty members mezzo soprano Brittnee Siemon and pianist Koeun Grace Lee, will present a recital in Scott Concert Hall, located in the Porter... — Updated 10/2/2017


Marge Mullen

Marge Mullen, a Brevard retiree who was the script supervisor and later camera director on nearly every episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Murphy... — Updated 10/2/2017


Louise Mims Lance

Louise Mims Lance passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. She was the daughter of Grover Cleveland Mims and Bessie Smith Mims, of Sylvester, Ga. She was born in Cuthbert, Ga., Jan.... — Updated 10/2/2017


Emma Faye Owen Fletcher

Emma Faye Owen Fletcher, 69, of Brevard passed away on her birthday, Sept. 28, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Lorne and Thelma Galloway Owen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Fletcher and sisters, Pat Cagle... — Updated 10/2/2017


Dodgen Kendall Few

Dodgen Kendall Few, born July 25, 1997, in Brevard, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Greenville, S.C. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. He lit up a room with his... — Updated 10/2/2017


Charles Richard Garren

Charles Richard Garren, 78, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. He was the son of the late Luther Eugene and Jessie Tinsley Garren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Luther Eugene Garren Jr.; sister, JoAnn McCal... — Updated 10/2/2017


This Week's Outdoor Destination: Dill Falls

Our destination hike this week is Dill Falls, a ten-minute hike from the car. Dill Falls is located on Tanasee Creek, which feeds Wolf Lake in Jackson County. Easy to reach and beau... — Updated 10/2/2017


Leap Frog Tours Hosts Ribbon Cutting

Leap Frog Tours, LLC, a new tour and transportation business operating in western North Carolina (WNC), hosted a ribbon cutting event in conjunction with the Brevard/ Transylvania... — Updated 10/2/2017


Estate Liquidation Consultants Opens New Auction House

Estate Liquidation Consultants has opened a new auction house in Brevard. The auction house is a logical extension of the estate sale and flea market business, which had been a... — Updated 10/2/2017


Talk Planned On Putting Your Garden To Bed, So That It Wakes Up In The Spring

There are lots of articles and books that focus on what to plant, how and when to plant, but there is less literature out there on how to prepare your garden in the fall so that your plants and shrubs return healthy in the spring.... — Updated 10/2/2017


Prep Roundup

Lady Tigers Drop Three Straight It was a tough stretch for the Rosman volleyball team last week as the Lady Tigers lost three matches in three days – falling to Highlands on Thursday before dropping matches to North Henderson... — Updated 10/2/2017


Lady Blue Devils Defeat Panthers 8-1

Jane Holland and Loren Smith scored singles victories for the Brevard Lady Blue Devils last Thursday as Brevard blew past Franklin for an 8-1 win. With the win, Brevard's... — Updated 10/2/2017


Tornados Cruise Past Berea 6-0

It was a banner day for the Brevard College Tornados on Saturday as they snapped a three-game losing streak with a dominating performance against Berea.... — Updated 10/2/2017


Tornados Beat Panthers, Fall To Scots In Saturday Action

The Brevard College volleyball team went 1-2 on Saturday, defeating LaGrange 3-0 before falling to Maryville later that afternoon by the same score.... — Updated 10/2/2017


Tornados' XC Competes At Maryville; Women's Soccer Defeats Covenant 2-1

The Brevard cross country teams made their return to the course this weekend at the Maryville Invitational, held on the Scots campus. Sophomore Michael Anton emerged with the best finish for the men’s unit, placing 15th in a... — Updated 10/2/2017


Big Second Half Helps Hawks Pull Away From Tornados - Brevard, NC

Three second-half touchdowns helped Huntingdon distance itself from Brevard College as the Hawks emerged with a 38-10 victory on Saturday afternoon at Brevard Memorial Stadium.... — Updated 10/2/2017


White Squirrel Classic Draws Hundreds Of Prep Runners

Navy blue. Red. Royal blue. Navy blue. Red. Royal blue. That was the stream of finishing colors spectators at the Second Annual White Squirrel Classic were treated to as T.C.... — Updated 10/2/2017


Series To Look At Ways To Resolve Drug Problems - Brevard, NC

A four-part series entitled “Ending America’s Longest War: From Darkness to Light” will focus on drug addiction, the history of the War on Drugs, and local treatment and support resources. All programs will be held at the... — Updated 10/2/2017


BA Fall Festival - Brevard, NC

Students at Brevard Academy enjoyed a variety of fun activities during the school's fall festival this weekend.... — Updated 10/2/2017


Everyday Education: What Does It Mean To Be An A+ School? - Brevard, NC

An A+ School is the new designation for Brevard Elementary School. Does this mean it is the best? We might think so, and perhaps that could be true, but what does it really mean? Recently every elementary school in Transylvania Cou... — Updated 10/2/2017


Rotary Club of Brevard Has Busy October Planned - Brevard, NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard has been busy and plans to continue right into October. Howard "Sarge" Thiele of the Transylvania Honor Guard spoke to the club recently about the... — Updated 10/2/2017


New At The Library: Hamlet Fire Recalled

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Kent, Hannah. “The Good People.” In nineteenth century Ireland, superstition drove people to take violent action against anyone they believed... — Updated 10/2/2017


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