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Local Veterans, Marines Mark Special Day - Brevard NC

To commemorate Veterans Day, a ceremony was held Saturday at the courthouse gazebo in downtown Brevard. Also on Saturday, local Marine veterans and others, including those with the... — Updated 11/13/2018


Power Up Program Helps Families With Heating Assistance This Winter

Many local residents will once again be receiving financial assistance for winter heating costs thanks to this year's successful fundraising dinner at St. Philip's Episcopal Church... — Updated 11/12/2018


Merrell Elected Chairman Of The North Carolina Housing Coalition - Brevard NC

Managing Attorney Robin Merrell has worked at Pisgah Legal for more than 18 years, advocating for people living in low-income in need of legal assistance. In October, she was electe... — Updated 11/12/2018


Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Appoints New Music Director

Peyson L. Moss has been appointed music director for Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church (B-DRPC), beginning Nov. 1. A native of Lincolnton, Ga., Moss comes to B-DRPC from... — Updated 11/12/2018


Veterans Day Panel Coming To Brevard College On Nov. 14

The Brevard College Pastimes History Club will host a Veterans Day panel discussion at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the McClarty-Goodson auditorium, room 125. Distinguished panelists are U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Bob McCann... — Updated 11/12/2018


Legal Notices: Nov. 12, 2018

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY THIS ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE POWER AND AUTHORITY contained within that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Laura Raxter Green dated January 26,... — Updated 11/12/2018


Tornado Defense Shines As BC Beats Greensboro 28-7 - Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados football team (3-6, 3-4 USAS) closed out its 2018 conference schedule with a 28-7 victory over in-state opponent Greensboro (1-9, 0-7 USAS). The BC... — Updated 11/12/2018


BC Women's Soccer Falls In First Round Of ECAC Playoffs

The Brevard College women’s soccer team (11-8) concluded its record-setting 2018 campaign, falling 4-0 to McDaniel College (11-5-1) in the First Round of the ECAC Division III Championship held Saturday in Westminster, Md. After... — Updated 11/12/2018


BC Women's Basketball Opens With Win Over Toccoa Falls - Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornados women’s basketball team (1-0) opened its season up in emphatic fashion with an 89-43 victory against Toccoa Falls College. The 89-43 win set a new Brevard College NCAA-era record for widest margin of... — Updated 11/12/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Home, Rosman Travels For First-Round Games

Transylvania County football fans can officially celebrate knowing that both Brevard and Rosman are postseason bound. The NCHSAA released the prep football pairings over the weekend, with first-round games slated for this Friday.... — Updated 11/12/2018


Tornados Defeat Eagles In Season Opener, Lose To Spartans - Brevard NC

Head coach Lee Burgess and the 2018-19 Brevard College Tornados men’s basketball team (1-0) opened their regular season with an 81-73 victory over the Toccoa Falls Eagles (2-4) in non-conference action in Toccoa, Ga. on Friday... — Updated 11/12/2018


Trio Of Tigers Named To SMC All-Conference Team - Rosman NC

A freshman, a sophomore and a senior were selected as the standouts for the Rosman Lady Tiger volleyball team, with all three earning a spot on the Smoky Mountain All-Conference... — Updated 11/12/2018


SylvanSport Introduces Limited Edition Platinum GO Camper

Over the past 14 years, consumers fell in love with the SylvanSport GO for its innovative, multi-use design and its signature green and gray colors. To highlight the company’s 15th anniversary and call attention to the quality,... — Updated 11/12/2018


Library Boards To Meet

The regular meetings of the Transylvania County Library Board of Trustees and the Transylvania County Library Foundation Board of Directors will be on Thursday, Nov. 15. The meetings will be held in the Connestee Conference Room... — Updated 11/12/2018

 By Jeni Welch    Opinion

Chuck Evans Is Truly A Jack Of All Trades

Former Navy Lieutenant Chuck Evans, a jack of all trades, is now creating wood furniture in Brevard after flying the A-7 jet airplane and having a career as a broker at Merrill... — Updated 11/12/2018


Exit Mountain Realty To Host 'Cookies With Santa'

Exit Mountain Realty agents will be hosting a free community appreciation event, and the theme is “Cookies with Santa.” Come and enjoy milk from The Mills River Creamery and cookies and get your free professional holiday card... — Updated 11/12/2018


Nine-Year-Old McKay Joins Tornados Basketball Team - Brevard NC

Russell McKay, a nine-year old from Cherokee, officially became a member of the Brevard College Men's basketball team at a special Team IMPACT Draft Day Ceremony held Wednesday at... — Updated 11/12/2018

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard Volleyball Leads All-Conference Nominees - Brevard NC

After setting a new mark for single-season wins, the Brevard Lady Blue Devil volleyball team led the pack with five players being named to the Mountain Six All-Conference... — Updated 11/12/2018


Brevard Academy Announces Its First Quarter Honor Roll - Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Charlotte Grace Berry, Edward Thomas Boone, Lacy Marie Burgess, Elijah Stuart Burkett,... — Updated 11/12/2018


Transylvania Educators Attend NCCAT

Several area educators recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. Participating... — Updated 11/12/2018


Everyday Education: Good Teachers, Staff Never Stop Learning

Just as our students never stop learning, neither do our teachers and other staff members. We often hear about what is expected of students and how educational requirements change for them, but little focus is placed on all the... — Updated 11/12/2018


Hunger Coalition Offers Free Fresh Produce - Brevard NC

No one in this community wants their neighbors to feel hunger. Nor does anyone want to see an enormous amount of healthy produce from various local sources go to waste that instead could be feeding our community. That’s why the... — Updated 11/12/2018


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