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BC Wind Ensemble To Honor Veterans Nov. 7

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble will present a concert Thursday, Nov. 7, at Brevard College's Porter Center. Brevard College Director of Bands, Dr. Eric Peterson, will conduct the concert, which...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Host Mountainfilm Tour Nov. 23

This fall, Muddy Sneakers will host Asheville's only screening of Mountainfilm on Tour Saturday, Nov. 23, at The Orange Peel in Asheville. The evening will feature a selection of culturally rich,...

 

Tutors Learn About Resources For Resiliency

On Monday evening many of our Homework Club tutors and others from the community gathered in the fellowship hall of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church for a presentation by Susanne...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 14, 2019

Academy To Consider Capping Enrollment In The Future – Brevard, NC

With enrollment at 424 students this year, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors last Wednesday evening discussed whether or not it should cap enrollment in the coming years. School Director Ted Duncan told the board...

 

Award-Winning Authors To Teach And Read

The Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference has announced their award-winning faculty members for the May 2020 conference. Alison Hawthorne Deming, Aimee Nezhukumatahil, and Crystal Wilkinson will...

 

Brevard Academy Supports Robin Bolt And WNC Hope Chest

Sometimes the road less taken is not by choice. There are events in life that will force women, men and children to face their own mortality with uncertainty and fear. "You have cancer." When those...

 

Brevard Academy Receives B Grade – Brevard, NC

“We are a B school once again,” Ted Duncan, director of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation, informed the school’s Board of Directors Wednesday evening. The school also met its growth expectations for the 2018-19 school year. Brevard...

 

Brevard Rotary Club: 1947 To Today - Déjà Vu All Over Again!

The year was 1947 and there was much good news to celebrate. The country was at peace after World War II. The U.S. Marshall Plan to reconstruct post-war western Europe was signed. Major League Baseball allowed Jackie Robinson to “play” and Chuck...

 

In High School, Nguyen Discovered New Species

Connestee Falls scholarship recipient and 2019 Brevard High School graduate John Nguyen participated in his first science fair when he was in fourth grade. At the time he was still living in...

 

Ted Duncan Leads Changes At Brevard Academy

As John Maxwell once said, “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” That is exactly what has been taking place on the Brevard...

 

Lady Blue Devils Roll Past Rosman For Third Straight Win

The annual volleyball Battle of Highway 64 wasn't quite as competitive as anticipated Saturday afternoon, as the Brevard Lady Blue Devils defeated the Rosman Lady Tigers 3-0 in convincing fashion....

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 26, 2019

Brevard Academy Enrollment Numbers Up – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors received good news regarding student enrollment and finances at its monthly meeting last Wednesday. School Director Ted Duncan reported average daily membership (ADM) through...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Installs New Leadership, Awards Grants

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest began a new year when Chris Biecker was installed as president. Also installed were John Krishingner (president elect), Dorothy Knowles (secretary) and Jim...

 

Earthshine Lodge To Host Grand Opening

Earthshine Lodge is wrapping up a successful summer season and to celebrate the new owners (Ali Lien and Anna Bracco) will host a grand opening from 1- 5 p.m this Saturday. This free event is open to the public and will include free kids crafts,...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 15, 2019

Memories Of Woodstock 50 Years Later – Brevard, NC

In a Volkswagen Beetle, they pulled off the freeway onto a road taking them in the direction of culminating change – a brief pivot in Western Civilization – and severe gridlock. Fifty years ago,...

 

Scholarship Winner Works For Social Justice

Zeena Abdulkarim is, like all of us, a multi-faceted person. The main characteristics she uses to describe herself is that she is female, black and an activist – all attributes that make living in...

 
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Coast Guard Vet To Present Free Program 'Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, And History'

At 2 p.m., Thursday, July 25, retired Coast Guard Commander Carl Burkhart will present the free program: “Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, and History” at the Veterans History Museum of the...

 

Transylvanians In College

Bob Jones University Jessany Katka, a resident of Brevard, was among nearly 600 students who graduated from Bob Jones University Friday, May 3. Katka graduated with a MA in Biblical Counseling....

 

United Way Of Transylvania Allocates $330,000 For 15 Local Programs – Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) announced recently that it will allocate $330,000 of its fiscal 2019-2020 budget to 15 local programs serving Transylvania County residents. The funded programs address the areas of health, education and...

 

John Ralph Anderson IV

John Ralph Anderson IV, 28, passed away in the line of duty Thursday, July 4, 2019. He was born April 8, 1991 in Tulsa, Okla. to his mother, Jennifer Michelle Hein and his father, John Ralph Anderson...

 

Local United Way Wins Wells Fargo Grant

Wells Fargo approved a grant of $6,500 to United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) in support of the Families & Money Collaborative Program. The grant was awarded in recognition of UWTC’s commitment...

 

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey

Mary Akers Scruggs Cathey, 91, died peacefully June 20, 2019, at Southminster in Charlotte, N.C., after several years of declining health with Alzheimers. The daughter of the late Nancy and Joe...

 

Mike Victory Named BC Baseball Coach

Mike Victory has been named head baseball coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. “After an extensive search for our next head baseball coach, we are thrilled to...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Call For Artists Jasper Beacham and James Toye of the Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain are looking for artists. The plan is to host four to five local artists on Saturday, July 6, next to Proper Copper in Cedar Mountain. If there is a good response...

 

Feinstein Loves Singing Great American Songbook

Five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein, who is looking forward to returning to Brevard Music Center on Tuesday, June 25, to present “That’s Entertainment,” welcomes the title of...

 

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