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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...

 

TC Arts Announces New Classes For 2019 - Brevard NC

As we enter 2019, have you been thinking about trying something new? Challenging yourself? Taking an art class or trying pottery? The Transylvania Community Arts Council has just announced their 2019...

 

Alexa Broadbent Finishes Master's Studies At Miami - Brevard NC

Brevard native and current Hilton Head Island, S.C. resident Alexa Broadbent has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid...

 

Local Offices Will Close At Different Times - Brevard NC

The following are some of the local closures for the holiday season: •Transylvania County Schools and Brevard Academy are closed through Jan. 2. Post offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25. •City of Brevard and Transylvania County offices will...

 

Church Activities: Dec. 20, 2018

Brevard First Baptist It’s the week before Christmas, excitement abounds, shoppers are busy, and all are excited. The church is beautifully decorated for services to come. We hope you can be here to participate in honoring the Christ child’s...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 17, 2018

Storm Won't Impact School Days - Brevard NC

Schools in Transylvania County were closed for much of last week due to last weekend’s winter storm, but it appears as if the inclement weather will not have much impact on the schools’ calendars. Transylvania County Schools was prepared for the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 17, 2018

Athlete Running To Help St. Jude's - Brevard NC

Local athlete Jessica Dawn Payne is on a mission to raise $5,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through its St. Jude Heroes program. By registering for events, such as the upcoming Rock n'...

 

First United Methodist To Present Final Christmas Organ Recital - Brevard NC

The Beulah McMinn Zachary Organ Foundation of Brevard First United Methodist Church (FUMC) will present organist Tate Addis on Friday, Dec. 21, at 12:30 p.m. This is the third and final of a series of...

 

Law & Order: Dec. 10, 2018

Arrests •Daniel Evan Lewis, 28, was arrested on Oct. 24 for one felony count of burglary, one felony count of possession of stolen goods, one felony count of larceny and one felony count of possession of burglary tools. He was placed in the...

 

Everyday Education: Strengthening Our Skills And Ourselves

As I was leaving the Brevard College’s cafeteria with a friend the other day, he looked around at the young faces, turned to me and said, “You know, I am turning 60 in a few days, and that does not scare me at all; but, if I were turning 18 years...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 19, 2018

Local Veterans Discuss How The Military Is Changing - Brevard NC

Three veterans – U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Bob McCann, U.S. Navy Flight Lieutenant Chuck Evans and U.S. Army Master Sergeant Roy Million – spoke at Brevard College last Wednesday on a wide range of topics regarding the military. Paul...

 

BLT Presents 'The Lion In Winter' On Nov. 30 - Brevard NC

Every family has its ups and downs. But James Goldman's "The Lion in Winter" takes that expression to deliciously pithy extremes. The Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) will conclude their 2018 season with...

 

Students Meet Veterans And Learn History - Brevard NC

"Holy cow," said a sixth-grader. "That magazine only cost $1.25. I've never seen one for less than $4.95." He had just looked at a Life Magazine from 1939 in the library at the WNC Military History...

 

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, Everleigh Rose Cornett,...

 

Brevard College Wind Ensemble Performs A Concert For Veterans - Brevard NC

The Brevard College Wind Ensemble will present a concert on Friday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Brevard College's Porter Center. The concert includes special selections to honor America's military...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 18, 2018

School Board Passes On Flood Insurance - Brevard, NC

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education rejected a quote of $11,104 to provide flood insurance for the bus garage and maintenance building behind the Brevard High School campus. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said insura...

 

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