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BRCC Welcomes Weaver To Board Of Trustees

Dr. Brian Weaver, assistant superintendent of Transylvania County Schools, is the newest member of Blue Ridge Community College’s Board of Trustees. He was sworn in at the end of June. Weaver is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, where he...

 

Cozart Dental Welcomes A.J. Nicopoulos

The staff at Cozart Dental is pleased to welcome Dr. A.J. Nicopoulos, DDS, on staff. “My favorite thing about practicing dentistry is the ability to make impactful changes in the lives of my...

 

Nancy Dzick (nee Gurley)

Nancy Dzick (nee Gurley) left us for the bike paths and trails of Heaven at dawn June 23, 2019. After a short stay in hospice, she passed from this life in the arms of her beloved husband, Arnie....

 

Endangering Bicyclists

Since moving to Transylvania County in 1976 my family and I have been proud to call it home. To the occasional race related query from friends and relatives elsewhere, we emphasized Brevard High School’s successes in making it better and today’s...

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 15, 2019

Local Youth Competes Among Nation's Best Snowboarders

Anybody who ever said youth is wasted on the young has clearly never met Neva Peterson. At just 5 years old, not only is Peterson already tearing up the mountains as a snowboarder, she's one of the...

 

BPD To Receive Bicycle Helmets

A record number of children, 3,320 total, across the state will be receiving lifesaving bicycle helmets through the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle Helmet Initiative, part of ongoing efforts to reduce bicycle injuries and deaths in...

 
 By Janet Lute    Features    April 4, 2019

Master Gardener: Practice Safety In The Garden

We don’t always think of our gardens as being a source of danger, but if we are not prepared, we can find ourselves with aches and pains, or even a trip to the emergency room in our future. It is important to treat gardening like we would other...

 

Share The Roads And The Trails

This Saturday up to 1,000 bicyclists will be riding the roads of Transylvania County as the 20th Assault on the Carolinas takes place. It will mark the unofficial beginning of bike season. Of course, there have been bicyclists on the roads and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 21, 2019

Council Hears Grant Requests

Brevard City Council heard grant requests from nonprofits during its regular meeting Monday. Shelly Webb, the Sharing House’s executive director, requested an amount of $10,000 through the Brevard Community Development grant, the same amount that...

 

Trail System Supporters Seeking More Volunteers

A new group dedicated to sustaining the riding and walking paths in town, the Friends of the Brevard Area Trails System (BAT), is looking for volunteers Torry Nergart initially identified a need for this type of organization in the city. Nergart is...

 

Conserving Carolina Has Protected More Than 45,000 Acres

Conserving Carolina protected another 1,070 acres in 2018, bringing the total acreage that the land trust has helped protect to more than 45,000 acres. These protected lands are located in Transylvani...

 

Lisa Anne Duscio

Lisa Anne Duscio, 57, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A native of Port Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of Charles Frederick and Alice Anne Elliston Ely, of Port Huron. She was a gi...

 

James E. LeGere

Jim E. LeGere, 77, of Connestee Falls, Brevard, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, surrounded by friends and family at Solace Hospice in Asheville. Born in Oak Park, Ill., he was a graduate of Pri...

 

"GNAR" Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race Celebrates 8 Years -

The eighth annual Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race (GNAR) will be held on May 5, 2019, at Camp Ton-A-Wanda. It will offer kids ages 5 to 14 the opportunity to experience adventure racing. This race is me...

 

Mountainfilm To Benefit Students Across Western North Carolina - Asheville NC

Muddy Sneakers is thrilled to host Mountainfilm on Tour in Asheville for the second year on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Highland Brewing Co. The event promises a fantastic night of community and...

 

Tyler Orschel Wins Mountain Bike Omnium Championship

Brevard College Cycling student-athlete Tyler Orschel has won the 2018 Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Men's A Individual Mountain Bike Omnium Championship. Orschel clinched the Omnium...

 

TNRC To Meet Friday, Oct. 12

Here in the land of waterfalls, many people pride themselves on their appreciation and preservation of natural resources. Since 2004, the Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) has diligently studied, reviewed and taken an inventory of...

 

Pisgah Conservancy Hires Trails Specialist - Brevard NC

The Pisgah Conservancy (PC) has recently doubled its number of employees, bringing it up to two. With the hiring of Davis Wax as a trails specialist, the PC will fill a much-needed gap coordinating volunteer trail work days with the U.S. Forest...

 

Steve Owen & Associates Welcomes McGann

McGann grew up in Greenville, S.C., and spent her summers in the mountains near Brevard. She graduated from Clemson University in 1996 and moved to Vail, Colo., where she skied fresh Rocky Mountain po...

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Lizette Lampe

Lizette Lampe Brevard Academy Special Education Teacher (EC) Lizette Lampe originally became a teacher while living in Morganton, She taught five years at Table Rock Middle School in Burke County....

 

Principal Profile: Dr. Bryan Abernethy

Dr. Bryan Abernethy Brevard High School 609 N. Country Club Road Brevard, NC 28712 [email protected] (828) 884-4103 Website: bhs.tcsnc.org Twitter: @BrevardHS My name is Bryan Abernethy and I am cu...

 
 By Dan DeWitt    Features    August 16, 2018

Rise & Shine Students Enjoy Outdoor Camp

Rise & Shine Neighbors in Ministry is mostly known for its acclaimed after-school tutoring program focused on reading, writing and math. In the future it also may be famous for instructing scholar...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 6, 2018

Local Wins National Mountain Bike Competition -Brevard NC

Brevard resident Beth Hoffmeister won her age group last month at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, an annual event that draws racers from all over the country to compete in the...

 

Support Bike Initiative

I am thrilled that the Transylvania County Planning and Community Development Department is spearheading a county bike plan initiative. This is fabulous news on so many fronts for our city and county! I want to express gratitude to the county...

 

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