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Picturing the Past Booming Rosman Required New High School - Rosman, NC

During the first two decades of the 20th century, the community of Rosman experienced rapid development with the extension of the railroad from Brevard and the growth of Joseph Silv... — Updated 8/24/2018

 

Lady Blue Devils Claim Regional Title, Advance To State

Living in the wettest county east of Oregon, the Blue Devils didn't flinch when large gray clouds started rolling in along the Swannanoa River right before the beginning of the 2A... — Updated 10/30/2017

 
 By Park Baker    News

'War On Drugs' Focus Of Talk - Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: The second of four presentations on drugs, addiction and drug policy was recently held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brevard. The series’ goal has been to advocate for a more compassionate, productive... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

County Schools Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

With Homecoming and Spirit Week just behind them, Transylvania County Schools students prepared for another week of hat days, team jerseys, spirit contests and decorated doorways.... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Dorothy Jean Dillard (Hamilton)

Dorothy J. Dillard (Hamilton) lived a simple life full of family and friends. She was born in Brevard, July 21, 1934. She was the second daughter of Winfred and Inez Hamilton. Her... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Geraldine Evon Gash

Geraldine Evon Gash, of Brevard, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she lived in New York and New Jersey before returning to Brevard. She was the daughter of the late Randall and Anna Gash. She was... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Ursula S. Gottus

Ursula S. Gottus, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away at the age of 82, Oct. 18, 2017. She was the wife of Benjamin F. Gottus and mother of Pamela, Frank, Cynthia, Michelle and Jennifer. She lived in Brevard... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Legal Notices for October 30, 2017

NOTICE OF DISCHARGE OF UNTREATED SEWAGE The City of Brevard experienced a discharge of untreated sewage from the sewer lift station located at 273 Gallimore Road, and occurred as a result of rain attributed inflow in the Brevard... — Updated 10/30/2017 Full story

 
 By Davd Whitmire    Outdoors

Building A Local Conservation Coalition

Over the past four years, I have had the privilege of representing sportsman as the Chair of The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council (FWCC) covering the 18 Counties in western... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Tornado Women Draw Against Shaw, Men's Side Loses 3-2

The Brevard College women’s soccer played a tightly contested match against Shaw on a rainy Saturday afternoon, as the match ended in a 2-2 draw. Both teams battled the rain for 110 minutes, but neither team was able to get a... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

BC Volleyball Falls To Covenant 3-0 In Regular Season Finale

Hannah Elmore drove home 10 kills and Maggie Weiss recorded 21 digs, but it was not enough to offset the Covenant trio of Jessica Seehorn (13 kills), Ginny Moore (nine) and Hannah Harris (nine), who led the Scots to a 25-19,... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Pisgah Wildlife Center Offers Free Programs In November

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of November. Online registration is required... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Carter Tosses Five TDs To Lead Tornados Past Bishops

Junior quarterback O’Shay Carter set Brevard’s NCAA record for most passing yards in a game (499) as the Tornados earned a 58-42 victory over N.C. Wesleyan at Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Carter, who... — Updated 10/30/2017

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports

Bulldogs' Big Lead Proves Too Much For Tiger Rally

The Rosman Tigers had a monumental task Friday night as they traveled to the defending 1A state champs' home field. Murphy has never been kind to the visiting Tigers and Friday... — Updated 10/30/2017

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Bearcat Offense Blows Past Blue Devils In 43-0 Win

If the loss to Smoky Mountain was a punch to the stomach, Friday night at Dietz Field felt like a haymaker to the chin. After scoring on their first two possessions of the game, the... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Branagan Wins Regional Award

School social workers often do their best work behind the scenes, supporting students and families at moments of need. It's no secret how important they are to our schools, however,... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Everyday Education: Sparkling Creativity And Critical Thinking - Rosman, NC

Where would we be without creative people? What would happen to our nation, our world, if there were no more inventors? What if we standardize tested our way into stagnation and... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Cursive Writing Workshop Offered At Brevard Community Church - Brevard, NC

What has happened to cursive handwriting? Is it obsolete? In this age of technology, is it justifiable to spend time and effort to learn cursive handwriting? Writing in cursive improves letter recognition, spelling, reading and... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Mountain Sun Students To Trick-Or-Treat For UNICEF - Brevard, NC

The students at Mountain Sun Community School will be participating in Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF again this year. This is the school’s 10th year participating in the program. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF began 67 years ago as a way... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Elisabeth Moore Awarded Robbins Fellowship

Elisabeth Moore, a 2016 graduate of Gardner-Webb University, has been awarded the Robbins Fellowship at West Virginia University in Morgantown. The honor provides a deserving... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Transylvania County Library To Host International Games Day - Brevard, NC

On Friday, Nov. 3, from 2-5 p.m., Transylvania County Library will join thousands of libraries around the world in the 10th annual celebration of gaming in libraries: International... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

Cellist Lee To Perform: Palmer To Lead Brevard Philharmonic Nov. 12 - Brevard, NC

Two artists praised for their emotional connections with an audience take the Porter Center stage at Brevard College Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. with a dynamic and internationally... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

BMC Faculty To Perform In First Monday Series - Brevard, NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College, has announced the next concert in its popular and free Community Concert Series. On Monday, Nov. 6, at 12:30 p.m.,... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

New At The Library: Would You Relive A Moment Of Your Past

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Short Stories Boyle, T.C. “The Relive Box and Other Stories.” As is true with all of T.C. Boyle’s award-winning writing, these short stories are focused... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

News of Organizations

Republicans The Transylvania County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Community Services Building located on Morgan St. in downtown Brevard. All... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

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