Articles from the October 4, 2018 edition

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 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Picks Up Three Wins In 48-Hour Marathon Session

It was a hectic 48 hours for the Brevard Lady Blue Devil tennis team this week, as Brevard played four matches in two days to make up for rainouts. However, Brevard came away with... — Updated 10/4/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Survive In Four-Set Win Over Mustangs - Brevard NC

It was far from the prettiest match they've played this year, but at the end of the evening, the Brevard Lady Blue Devils came away with a four-set win over Smoky Mountain on... — Updated 10/4/2018

 By John Lanier    News

Rosman Hears Bond Plans - Rosman NC

A large crowd attended the Board of Education meeting held at Rosman High to hear a presentation similar to the one last week at Brevard High on the proposed school bond. Once again, Board Chair Tawny McCoy reviewed why the bond... — Updated 10/4/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Open Conference Play Against Upstart Eagles - Brevard NC

The dress rehearsals are over. Now, it’s showtime. After rattling off five straight dominating wins, the Brevard Blue Devils begin the gauntlet of the Mountain Six Conference schedule this Friday against a team that has... — Updated 10/3/2018


Delta Kappa Gamma Meeting Held At College Walk - Brevard NC

Plans, programs and projects were emphasized at the Sept. 20 meeting of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International at College Walk. Attendees enjoyed... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Marvin Joseph    Sports

Tornado Cycling Team Blows Past Competition At Mad Dog - Brevard NC

The Brevard College Cycling program produced a dominant performance highlighted by a total of 10 first-place finishes and 17 total podium finishes this past weekend at the Mad Dog... — Updated 10/3/2018


Morgan Hoxit To Be Featured Artist In The Up & Coming Gallery At TC Arts - Brevard NC

Every three months the Transylvania Community Arts Council hand selects a young artist to feature in their Up & Coming Gallery. TC Arts has selected a 22-year old aspiring artist from Brevard named Morgan Hoxit to feature October... — Updated 10/3/2018


Widow Endows Scholarship To Honor Late Husband - Brevard NC

They were hiking buddies, for sure, world travelers and hard-working professionals who made a life in their own backyard of Brevard so they could stay close to their aging parents.... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Host Braves Looking For Big Homecoming Victory - Rosman NC

It’s Homecoming week in Tiger town and the opponent couldn’t get much bigger as Rosman hosts the defending 1A state champion Cherokee Braves. Both teams are coming off losses, as Rosman fell on the road to Robbinsville, 44-7,... — Updated 10/3/2018


Mayes, Mia Rose Lynne To Perform At 185 King Street - Brevard NC

Matt Mayes and John Meyer of Jupiter Coyote will perform live at 185 King Street on Friday, Oct. 5, at 8 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Mayes is the co-founder... — Updated 10/3/2018


November Walk To Feature 'Masterful Collaboration' - Brevard NC

Three artist-owned galleries in downtown Brevard will participate in an inaugural event, “Masterful Collaboration.” Red Wolf Gallery, Artist@Work Studio and Gallery and Heart of the Matter will feature new work during Gallery... — Updated 10/3/2018


'Beach Music' Generation Turns Out To Enjoy '60s Tunes - Brevard NC

Several hundred fans of '60s era beach music crowded the lawns of the Glen Laurel Preserve in Cherryfield outside of Brevard Sunday for a benefit concert held by the Brevard... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Michele Pilon    Opinion

TRH To Expand Cancer Services With New Center - Brevard NC

October has come to be associated with breast cancer awareness, but whether a patient is diagnosed with breast, lung, colon, prostate or another type of cancer, Transylvania Regional Hospital is here to help. We’re proud of our... — Updated 10/3/2018


Rising Star Violinist Talks About Her Musical Journey - Brevard NC

Catching award winning violinist Bella Hristova in between engagements isn't easy, but the Brevard Philharmonic did steal a few minutes of her grueling schedule in advance of her Oc... — Updated 10/3/2018


Film About Historic Brevard High Football Team To Be Shown - Brevard NC

Nearing the end of a successful film festival tour, the indie documentary short “Almost Cured,” about Brevard High School’s historic 1963 football team comes home to screen at Brevard High School on Monday, Oct. 15, at 6... — Updated 10/3/2018


DIY Network Airing Episode With Transylvania County Connection - Brevard NC

The DIY Network is airing a “Barnwood Builders” episode that features a home in Lake Toxaway designed by Brevard’s Platt Architecture and constructed by the Platt Management Group, Inc. The episode may be seen on the DIY... — Updated 10/3/2018


AAUW To Hold Forum On $68 Million School Bond - Brevard NC

The school bond issue is on the November ballot and many voters may be asking this question: Why do we need a $68 million Transylvania County School capital projects bond? If you want to know, then hearing from the people who are... — Updated 10/3/2018


Discharge Reported In Connestee Falls - Connestee Falls NC

Carolina Water Service Inc., of North Carolina (CWSNC) had an accidental discharge of an estimated 7,500 gallons of untreated wastewater from its Connestee Falls lift station # 2 located on Lake Ticcoa in the Connestee Falls... — Updated 10/3/2018


County Announces New Finance Director - Brevard NC

After a long search, Transylvania County Manager Jaime Laughter announced Tuesday that Jonathan Griffin has been selected as finance director after the retirement of long-term... — Updated 10/3/2018


Transylvania's 'Natural Heritage' Discussed At TNRC Meeting - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) reconvened after a summer hiatus recently to discuss, among other things, the N.C. Natural Heritage Program. The TNRC is a monthly... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Matt McGregor    News

Firing Range To Get Second Hearing - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustment Tuesday approved a rehearing for the Brevard Police Department’s application for a special-use permit to build an outdoor firing range near the city’s water plant on Cathey’s Creek... — Updated 10/3/2018


Rosman To Celebrate Heritage Day - Rosman NC

Rosman Heritage Day will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m, this Saturday. Sponsored by the town of Rosman, with assistance from the Transylvania County Tourism Develop-ment Authority, the events will be held at the Rosman Town... — Updated 10/3/2018


Rush To Judgment

It appears that President Trump is misstating facts about the FBI having been given “free reign” to conduct the Kavanaugh investigation as he claims. The FBI not only isn’t pushing a wider investigation, but it’s not even... — Updated 10/3/2018

 By Marvin Joseph    Sports

Weatherall Named Conference Defensive Player Of Week

The USA South Conference announced on Monday that Brevard sophomore goalkeeper Hannah Weatherall was named USA South Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week. It marked the second straight week that Weatherall has... — Updated 10/3/2018


Local 4-H'ers Shine In Mountain State Fair Contests

Not all the excitement was at the rides and games along the midway at the Mountain State Fair. The suspense was great as participants awaited the judges' decisions at the youth... — Updated 10/3/2018


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