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Town Of Rosman Celebrates Its Heritage – Rosman NC

Sharon Hogsed hands out awards during senior citizen recognition during Saturday's annual Rosman Heritage Day. (Times photos by Matt McGregor)...

 

Van Cliburn Helped Transform Cold War

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Foer, Jonathan Safran. “Here I Am.” As their family begins to fracture, Jacob and Julia struggle to define their roles in the world while they try to protect their thre...

 

Number 7 Arts To Hold Art Supply Moving Sale at TC Arts On Oct. 8 – Brevard NC

In preparation for the move to 2 W. Main Street, artists from Number 7 Arts in Brevard are holding an art supplies “Moving Sale” to help fund the renovation of their new gallery. The twenty-nine artists in the cooperative have cleaned out their...

 

Cali Serves As Transylvania Delegate At Summit – Brevard NC

4-H member Crista Cali served as Transylvania County's delegate to the seventh annual Youth Voice Summit in Winston-Salem, this summer. Cali, a junior at Brevard High School, is the daughter of Chris...

 

News Of Organizaitons

AARP AARP/Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant located at 1830 Asheville Highway in Hender-sonville.  A program will be presented by Natasha Jones from Dr. King’s Farm entitled, “Bison & Camels and...

 

Tractor Supply Hosts 'Fall Market Day' Oct. 9 – Brevard NC

The Tractor Supply Company store in Brevard invites the community to attend its Fall Market Day event Sunday, Oct. 9. Fall Market Day will feature local artisans, crafters and farmers selling their unique wares and produce. Shoppers can expect to...

 

Mountaineers Dominate In 42-6 Win Over Blue Devils – Brevard NC

From the opening kickoff to the final whistle, the Brevard Blue Devils had their hands full last Thursday against a Tuscola squad that looked every bit as good as their 5-0 record. The Mountaineers...

 

Blue Devils' Cross Country Shines At Wendy's Invitational – Brevard NC

Brevard's cross country team handled the limelight well at the Wendy's Invitational. In a field of 36 teams, Brevard's ladies placed 4th, one spot behind rival Lake Norman Charter. As they have been...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    October 3, 2016

Homecoming Heartbreak As Andrews Beats Rosman 7-0 – Rosman NC

On a Homecoming night that saw Ressie Mae Owen crowned queen of the 2016 court, the fans may have been disappointed if they came to expect an offensive explosion. If defense is your cup of tea, then...

 

Connestee's Annual Pickleball Tournament Brings In $8,000 For Scholarships – Connestee Falls NC

The Connestee Falls Scholarship Fund's 6th Annual Pickleball Tournament was held September 22-24 at the Connestee Falls pickleball facility. The tournament attracted over 105 players including 66 from North Carolina, 29 from South Carolina, two from...

 

Lady Tigers Earn Big Win Over Swain – Rosman NC

The Rosman volleyball team picked up a crucial conference victory, 3-1, at home over Swain County last Thursday. With the win, the Tigers took over sole possession of third place in the Smoky...

 

Learning To Live With A Chronic Condition – Brevard NC

Living healthy with a chronic condition or diabetes, also known as chronic disease self-management program, was developed through Stanford University Patient Education. Living Healthy is a free workshop given two hours, once a week, for six weeks....

 

Lady Blue Devil Golfers Hit The Links At Etowah Valley – Brevard NC

Golf can indeed be a lonely game sometimes. Even more so on a team with just two players. However, after competing and playing alongside each other the past two seasons, fellow seniors Meredith...

 

Pioneers Rally For Fourth Quarter Win Over Tornados – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados football team (1-4, 0-2 SAC) was unable to overcome two fourth quarter Pioneers touchdown runs, as Tusculum College (1-4, 1-2 SAC) earned their first win of the year by a final of 21-14. Following two opening drive...

 

Prep Roundup

Lady Blue Devils Sweep A.C. Reynolds The Lady Blue Devil volleyball team made easy work of the A.C. Reynolds Rockets last Wednesday. Brevard won 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-16). Ashley McBee had 11 kills while Blaze Betts added 10 kills. Kinsey Wright had...

 

Tornados' Volleyball Drops Pair Of Saturday Matches – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados volleyball team (3-12, 3-6 SAC) dropped a pair of regional matchups Saturday afternoon to the No. 25 Wingate Bulldogs (17-0, 9-0 SAC) and No. 5 Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals. Brevard opened the day with a noon showdown with c...

 

Trick Or Trail Run Set For October 22 – Cedar Mountain NC

This Halloween a ghoulish parade will set out into the dark depths of DuPont Forest in the 2nd Annual DuPont Trick or Trail 5 Mile Run and One Mile Spooky Sprint Fun Run. As the only nighttime trail race around, this event is sure to impart lasting m...

 
 By Paul Morgan    Sports    October 3, 2016

Tornados' Women's Soccer Face The Gauntlet Down The Stretch – Brevard NC

Rolling through its final season as an NCAA Division ll club and member of the South Atlantic Conference, the Brevard College women's soccer team is performing exceptionally well, thanks to a trio of...

 

Brevard College 2016 Women's Soccer Roster – Brevard NC

No. Name Position Class Hometown 00 Elise Youmans GK Sophomore West Hartford, Conn. 0 Lauren Neuzil GK Freshman Loudon, Tenn. 1 Jocelyn Springer GK Junior Lincoln, Neb. 2 Kelly Tubeville Forward Senior Columbia, S.C. 3 Ashley Mevoli Forward Freshman...

 

2016 Remaining Schedule – Brevard NC

Date Opponent Location Time Oct. 5 Tusculum* Greeneville, Tenn. 7 p.m. Oct. 8 Wingate* Brevard 5 p.m. Oct. 11 Converse Spartanburg, S.C. 7 p.m. Oct. 15 Lenoir-Rhyne* Hickory, N.C. 5 p.m. Oct. 19 Newberry* Brevard 5 p.m. Oct. 22 Carson-Newman*...

 

REEB Ranch Hosts Bike Racing Weekend – Brevard NC

One Weekend, Three Races Oskar Blues' REEBellion Weekend featured three cycling events: the Dirt Diggler, the Asheville Cyclocross and the Cane Creek Dual Slalom Challenge. Riders competed in...

 

Cowie Takes Top Honors – Brevard NC

Local cyclist Tristan Cowie took the top step in both the Dirt Diggler and the Asheville Cyclocross race this weekend at the Oskar Blues REEB Ranch. The Dirt Diggler, hosted by Blue Ridge Adventures,...

 

Outdoor Calendar

Oct. 4 Etowah Worlds Group Road ride. Road ride. Meet at the Ingles in Etowah at 5:30 p.m. The Bike Farm Group MTB ride. Ride meets at 6 p.m. at Oskar Blues Brewery. Oct. 5 Wednesday Night Hill Climb. Road ride to the Parkway. Meet at the Black...

 

Sid Barnett And Sons Were Talented Tradesmen

Industry, large and small, has played a major role in the development of Transylvania County. Throughout the mid- and late-20th century, Ecusta and DuPont were the largest industries and major...

 

Friends Of Library To Hold Book Sale Oct. 8-15 – Brevard NC

A book is a gift you can open again and again.” Garrison Keillor once said, the 27th Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will provide many of those gifts from Oct. 8-15 at the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room. A variety of wonderful...

 

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