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Farmers Eligible For Help – Transylvania County NC

Transylvania and Henderson counties have been declared eligible for federal disaster assistance, including Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans for eligible family farms. On Nov. 2, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack declared a natural disaster...

 

Monster Drawing Contest Winners Announced – Brevard NC

The following are the winners of the "Monster Drawing Contest" that was held Oct. 29 during Halloweenfest in downtown Brevard: 4-6 Age Category •First Place: Eli Holland (age 6), "Nick," prize -...

 

Monster Drawing Contest Winners Announced – Brevard NC

Natalie Kyes took third place in the 7-10 age category....

 

Williams' Late TD Secures Blue Devil Victory Over Pisgah – Brevard NC

For a program without many reasons to smile in recent years, Friday night was well worth the wait. The Brevard Blue Devils claimed a share of their first conference title since 2007 as they defeated...

 

Ask Us: County 457 Plan

Is it true that the county had been overpaying into a 457 plan — a supplemental retirement for county employees — but once the mistake was discovered the employees are being made to pay the county back? County Manager Jaime Laughter provided the...

 

Hawkins - Willauer Exchange Wedding Vows

Allison Colleen Hawkins and Thomas James Willauer were married Oct. 22, 2016, at First United Methodist Church in Brevard. The Rev. Dr. Ron Gilmer officiated the ceremony, with Tim Shepard serving as...

 

News Of Organizaitons

Hearing Loss Association The Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is fortunate to have Dr. Juliette Sterkens, an American Academy of Audiology Presidential Award recipient, as speaker for its November meeting, which will...

 

BC To Present MacEachern's 'All Matters Of Spirt' Nov. 11 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Art Department presents senior Katy Grace MacEachern's solo painting exhibition, "All Matters of Spirit," Nov. 11 through Dec. 9 in the Spiers Art Gallery. The show kicks off with...

 

Football Still Thrives In Dying Steel Town

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Boyle, T.C. “The Terranauts.” As climate change continues to threaten the existence of life on Earth, the Terranauts, a four-woman, four-man team of scientists, take...

 

Author To Share Experience With Eating Disorder At Highland Books – Brevard NC

Author Hilda Dulin Lee will share her personal experience with binge eating disorder (BED) during a public talk at Highland Books, Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. “Food soothed an ache I couldn’t name, a pain I couldn’t describe,” says Lee in...

 

Lumberyard Block Party Shows Artists' Skills – Brevard NC

During the Lumberyard Block Party on Saturday, shoppers hunted for treasures from the past in Tim and Nancy Hall's Underground Salvage. The afternoon event included art openings, demonstrations, food...

 

Brevard College Wind Ensemble To Honor Whatley And Veterans – Brevard NC

This Veteran’s Day, Brevard College will honor our nation’s retired soldiers alongside one of its own retired faculty during the Music Department’s annual Wind Ensemble Concert. The concert is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in The...

 

Student 'Vector Patrol' Joins Mosquito Hunt – Transylvania County NC

A high annual rainfall produces an abundance of waterfalls in Transylvania County. It also helps produce an abundance of mosquitoes that breed in tree holes and man-made containers such as bird...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    November 7, 2016

Tigers Fall To Bulldogs 43-8 In Season Home Finale – Rosman NC

It was a emotional night Friday as the Tigers played host to the Murphy Bulldogs for the regular season finale. Before the game the Tigers recognized all senior athletes on a cold friday night. At...

 

Tigers Induct New Members Into Alumni Hall Of Fame – Rosman NC

During halftime of Friday's home football game, Rosman inducted several alumni into the school's Hall of Fame. Pictured is Jason Chappell, who was inducted in the Public Service category. (Photos by...

 

The Importance Of Sports Since I Was 3

Sports have been an important part of my life since I was 3 years old. At that time, my parents asked for and were granted special permission for me to join a local tee ball team even though I was really too young. I don’t remember much of this...

 

TC Henderson School Of Science & Tech. Announces First Quarter Honor Roll – Rosman NC

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the first quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: A Honor Roll Grade 3 Rebecca Gainey, Layne Jones, Allysa MacDonald, Kirsten McCall and Sarah Whitesides. A-B...

 

Tornados Fall To Railsplitters On PKs In Semifinal – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s soccer team (8-9-1) fell in the semi-final game of the South Atlantic Conference tournament to Lincoln Memorial on Friday. The Tornados battled for 110 minutes before losing in a penalty kick shootout. The Railsplitters...

 

Tornado Forwards McPhillips, Nelson Earn SAC Honorable Mention Nods – Brevard NC

Brevard's Ryan McPhillips (Glasgow, Scotland) and Tyler Nelson (Hope Mills, N.C.) have been named to the All-SAC Honorable Mention team, it was announced by South Atlantic Conference officials on...

 

Cox, Chappell Lead Tornados To 3-0 Senior Day Win Over Coker – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Volleyball (7-21, 6-15 SAC) team dominated Coker College (12-15, 4-15 SAC) in Saturday afternoon’s conference match, defeating the Cobras 3-0. During the first set of the match, senior middle hitter, Savannah Cox (Kannapolis,...

 

Transylvania County Deer Their History In Culture In Transylvania County

The history of the whitetail deer in Transylvania County may be one of the best stories never told. The whitetail deer has long been a food staple for people living in the area. The Cherokee who...

 

Bears Rally Past Tornados In Second Half, Win 21-14 – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados football team (1-9, 0-6 SAC) fell by a final of 21-14 to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (3-7, 3-3 SAC) Saturday afternoon as the football team celebrated senior day for their...

 

Madison Lenox Tabbed As SAC Preseason All-Conference – Brevard NC

The Brevard College women's basketball team was picked to finish 12th in the South Atlantic Conference, while Tornados' senior forward Madison Lenox (Raleigh, N.C.) was named to the SAC Preseason...

 

Sadie North Was Known As A 'Human Dynamo'

Sadie North was born on May 25, 1875, in Brunswick, Ga., although her death certificate and obituary incorrectly list her birthplace as Illinois. Her family left Georgia for western North Carolina...

 

City Of Brevard Seeks Input On Development Standards – Brevard NC

The City of Brevard is asking for public input on a new project that seeks to revise and improve the standards of growth and development for the city. The next opportunity for public input for the CODEBrevard project is scheduled for Monday, Nov....

 

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