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 By John Lanier    News    March 18, 2019

Academy Approves 172-Day School Calendar

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors unanimously approved a 172-day school calendar for the 2019-20 school year at its monthly meeting last Wednesday evening. School Director Ted Duncan presented two calendars: one...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 14, 2019

Sheriff's Office Struggles To Attract Deputies

Out of roughly 28 graduates from a recent basic law enforcement program, the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office was able to recruit just one officer. The reason, according to Eddie Gunter, the Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, was that...

 

United Way Thanks Workplace-Giving Teams

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and its event sponsor, Sunrise Café, served up breakfast and an update on a newly funded program to representatives of workplace-giving agencies on Friday,...

 

Katharine "Cassie" Dreier

Katharine "Cassie" Dreier, of Hilton Head, S.C., and Brevard, passed away peacefully in hospice with her husband, John, by her side. Katharine Lundvall was born in Jackson, Miss., Sept. 9, 1942,...

 

School Boards Should Set Calendars

Several bills have been introduced in the General Assembly that would let local school districts establish their own calendars. Elected officials have sponsored bills that would provide “calendar flexibility” just for districts they represent; Ho...

 

BMC Presents Violinist Sung, Pianist Kalhous

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College in Brevard and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) in Hendersonville, has announced its program for March. "This month, we are...

 

Pan Harmonia To Present 'Joie De Vivre" Feb. 22

“Joie de vivre” is a French phrase used to express a cheerful enjoyment of life, or an exultation of spirit. Pan Harmonia will present a “Joive de vivre” midday concert at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Friday, Feb. 22, at 12:30 p.m., with...

 

Brevard Academy Students Show They Are On Track

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors were informed last Wednesday evening that students at the school have been performing relatively well on their MAP tests. “MAP testing is just a one time shot that occurs three...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 14, 2019

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director for the N.C. Office...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 11, 2019

BMC To Present Wide Range Of Programs

There's no reason to tamper with a success. Coming off a record season in both attendance and sales, the Brevard Music Center will continue to offer a wide range of programs this summer. Musical...

 

Academy Has A 'Deep Clean' To Stave Off Illness

With roughly 30 percent of Brevard Academy’s students out, Ted Duncan, the school’s director, said Tuesday the academy would be closed Wednesday to allow for a “deep clean at the school,” including sanitizing surfaces. Duncan said he...

 

Brevard Academy To Be Closed Wednesday -Brevard NC

With roughly 30 percent of Brevard Academy’s students out, Ted Duncan, the school’s director, said the academy will be closed Wednesday to allow for a “deep clean at the school,” including sanitizing surfaces.” Duncan said he couldn’t...

 

Brevard Academy Releases Honor Roll For Second Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Emma Brown, Lacy Burgess, Naomi Gardner, Aiden Jenkins, Avery Owens, Claire Owens, Stella Sawyers, Morgan...

 

Brevard Academy Celebrates National School Choice Week

As guests entered the hallways of Brevard Academy last week, they may have noticed a pop of color to the standard green and khaki uniforms. Students were adorned with yellow scarves signifying their B...

 

Reconnect For Resilience Workshop Recently Held During The Rise & Shine After-School Program

Recently, a two-day Reconnect For Resilience training was held at the Rise & Shine After-School Program for board members, staff and leadership volunteers. The session was co-led by Susanne...

 

Lt. Cmdr. (Ret.) Thomas Henry Gainer Jr.

Thomas Henry Gainer Jr., 81, of Pisgah Forest, went to glory Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. He was welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior surrounded by his parents, Thomas Henry Gainer Sr. and...

 

BMC First Monday Concerts Resume Feb. 4

On Monday, Feb. 4, at 12:30 p.m., Brevard Music Center's First Mondays concert - held at the Porter Center at Brevard College - features Dilshad Posnock on flute, Jennifer Snyder Kozoroz on viola,...

 

Dorothy Bradford

Dorothy Bradford, 86, died Jan. 15, 2019, in Springdale, Ark.   Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University, in...

 

School Choice Week

This week is National School Choice Week, the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in K-12 education. We are fortunate to live in an area with an abundance of great educational choices for our children. The western North Carolina area...

 

VFW Post 4309 Awards Students And Teachers On Jan. 14

Every year beginning with the new school year, the VFW conducts scholarship and teacher recognition programs. The scholarships are offered to middle school and high school students nationwide and the...

 

News Of Organizations

Sierra Club This month's Sierra Club speaker will be Pisgah Group member Ali Holroyd Lien. Lien will discuss "10 Years of Experiential Outdoor Education at Mountain Roots." Lien is the co-founder and...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 17, 2019

Academy Approves New Door Lock System

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted last Wednesday evening to appropriate $17,000 to update the door lock/access system to the school. School Resource Officer Jenny Light said the new system would be a...

 

Obituary: Mary Louise Hutchins Mantell

Mary Louise Hutchins Mantell went home to be with her Lord Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and faithful friend. Born Sept. 6, 1928 in Annapolis, Md. she was the...

 

Brevard Academy Uses Gaggle For Safety Management

Brevard Academy and Gaggle have announced a partnership to keep students safe when they use G Suite for Education from Google. Brevard Academy will use Gaggle Safety Management for G Suite to promote student and educator productivity in a safe and...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

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