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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...

 

Scholarship Helps Doug Grimm Pursue Career

Doug Grimm joined the youth choir in his hometown of Savannah, Ga., at the age of 7, and he has been singing ever since. In 2018 he graduated from Brevard High School and was awarded a Connestee Falls...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 13, 2019

Academy Students Have 75 Percent Proficiency Rating

Ted Duncan, director of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, informed the school’s board of directors June 5 that the overall proficiency rate for students on this year’s end-of-grade tests for reading and science is 75 percent. Dunca...

 

Rosenwald News

Where does one start when you’ve spent a whole lifetime with someone and you are called upon to maybe pick a few standout moments? Wendell Johnstone did just that this week in reminiscing about his...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 10, 2019

County Budget May Include 12.5 Cents Tax Increase-Transylvania County, NC

On top of a proposed 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the voter-approved $68 million school bond, a majority of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners are recommending a further 2 cents tax increase for long-term capital needs,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 10, 2019

A Fond Farewell, And Thanks, To The Athletes Of 2019

Break out the candles. It’s time to wax nostalgic. I spent the latter part of last week covering three different graduation ceremonies over three days and I must say that the Class of 2019 will forever be special to me. Personally and...

 

Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Chapel Singalong By Charles Burden From Brevard and Dunn’s Rock, from See Off Mountain and Caesar’s Head, and especially from Cedar Mountain, with a smattering of Raleigh and Atlanta...

 

Brevard Music Center Sets Stage For Summer

Symphony, chamber and opera masterpieces by Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Chopin and others will take center stage at the Brevard Music Center (BMC) 2019 Festival, while legends such as David...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 27, 2019

County Manager Submits $60.4 Million Budget - Transylvania County, NC

County Manager Jaime Laughter is recommending a $60.4 million general fund budget, including a 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the school bond, for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. Laughter...

 

DAR Members Meet For Final Meeting Of Term

The May 14 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution began at 5 p.m. at Lola’s Old Hickory House, with a social hour presided over by Bob Jenkins and Carroll...

 

At Brevard College: Democracy Project Recognizes Local Students

Last Tuesday, May 14, a large crowd gathered at Brevard College’s Porter Center to recognize middle school students involved in this year’s Democracy Project competition. The Democrary Project...

 

Helio D'Anna Named New Tornados Men's Soccer Coach

Veteran soccer coach Helio D’Anna has been named head men’s soccer coach and Juan Mascaro Jr. has been elevated to Associate head coach at Brevard College, announced director of athletics Myranda...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 20, 2019

School Attorney Refutes County Official's Claims

In a letter written to the Transylvania County Board of Education dated May 9, school board attorney Christopher Campbell refuted many of the comments made by Transylvania County Finance Officer Jonathan Griffin regarding the school board’s...

 

Sheila Mooney Chosen As Woman Who Makes A Difference

Since 1996, Brevard AAUW has honored women who, through leadership and willingness to share their knowledge and experience, have had a significant impact in this community. The award is presented at...

 

Dance Academy To Hold Recital, Free Trial Class

Pisgah Dance Academy is inviting the public to its 11th annual spring recital in the Ingram Auditorium on the Brevard College campus. The recital will be held Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m. and will include a variation of dance styles. General admission...

 

Frick-Ruppert Chosen For Senior Leadership Academy

Brevard College has announced that Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert is one of 41 administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 13, 2019

Franklin Rallies To Beat Brevard 8-1 In Round Two

For a moment, it looked the Brevard Lady Blue Devils were going to pull off a landmark upset over the Franklin Panthers, as Brevard held a 1-0 lead going into the bottom of the fifth. But Franklin showed the mettle that earned them the Mountain Six...

 

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