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Local BC Graduate Aims To Teach Locally

After taking two years off from substitute teaching to complete her English degree, Melissa Ashe is ready to step back into the teaching field. The 2018 Brevard College graduate is excited to be...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 28, 2018

Mantiques Coming To Downtown Brevard -Brevard NC

A new store, which will house an array of rustic collectibles for home furnishing, is in the works for the site on West Main Street in Brevard that once occupied Rice Furniture. The store is called Mantiques and is owned by Carl Littlefield, a...

 

Alma Kirstein Spicer

Alma Kirstein Spicer Alma Kirstein Spicer, 99, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late Ewald Carl and Levia McBrayer Kirstein. In...

 

Find Waldo Local Kicks Off In Brevard

Where’s Waldo? In Brevard, of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 local businesses throughout the community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation...

 

We Should Be Ashamed

Republicans love to boast about saving babies, being pro-life and pro-family, yet they sit back and play political football with the lives of children and their parents in the current immigration crisis. They have allowed Donald Trump, their...

 

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winner Chris Norton Plans For The Future

Chris Norton is a man of many talents. After his 2002 graduation from Brevard High School, he worked in construction as a laborer, then a carpenter’s helper and then a carpenter. Next, he obtained his contractor’s license, moved to Durham, N.C.,...

 

VISION Transylvania Welcomes New Leadership

VISION Transylvania, a community leadership development program, begins a new year on July 1. The election of the new board was completed at the recent June board meeting. Ed Carroll will be board pre...

 
 By Leigh Evans    Sports    June 25, 2018

BC Athletes Among Best In USA South Academic Honors

In its first provisional membership year as a part of the USA South Conference (NCAA Division III,) Brevard College ranked fourth in the 2017-2018 USA South Academic All – Conference honors. In order to be recognized, honorees had to earn at least...

 

Brevard College Hosting Summer Baseball Camp

Local youth will have the chance to hone their skills on the diamond under the tutelage of some of Brevard College’s best at an upcoming baseball camp. The Tornados are hosting a youth baseball camp, for those ages six to 12, from July 9-12. The...

 

BMC Presents Season-Long Leonard Bernstein Festival

Over the course of its 82nd season, the Brevard Music Center (BMC) will host a myriad of performances and special events saluting the centennial of celebrated American com-poser Leonard Bernstein. BMC’s third “Festival Within a Festival” pays...

 

Brevard College Teachers Make The Grade

While all educators deserve respect and gratitude, two of Brevard College's graduates from the teacher licensure program have done some amazing things in their careers thus far. Brevard College's...

 

From Bavaria To Blue Ridge: BRCC Adult-Ed Instructor With International Experience

In the back of the Blue Ridge Community College Library on the Transylvania Campus exists a little known launching pad, the adult education lab. Time spent in this classroom can change a person's...

 

Campus Adventures To Return To BC

Campus Adventures has been a part of Brevard College summer programs since the early 1990s, and it is back again this summer. This year’s camp is for students entering first through seventh grades and takes place July 9-13 on the Brevard College...

 

Focus On The French Broad – A Paddling Place For All

In both symbolic and tangible terms, the French Broad River is a connective force with a current that sweeps across industry and agriculture, science and wildlife, recreation and sport. It has carved...

 

Fourth Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Arts & Culture Celebration

The community is invited to explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on June 22 from 5-8 p.m. Thirty-three downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating. Tammy Hopkins at the TC Arts Council...

 

TC Arts Council Hosts 46th Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites everyone to enjoy Arts & Culture Celebration from June 22 - July 4. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council, said, “This is a celebration of all arts and culture in Brevard and...

 

Duck Race To Benefit TC Arts Council Youth Programs

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced that ducks are now available to sponsor for the big race on July 4. The Duck Race will be held at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Cree...

 

Get Ready, Get Set, Go... To The Best Book Sale In The South Set For Saturday

Book lovers will swoon when the doors to Brevard College's Boshamer Gym open this Saturday at 10 a.m. for the AAUW Book Sale. "Oh my goodness. I had no idea how huge this is and it's all organized....

 

Connestee Falls Awards Scholarship To Mann

Hayleigh Mann received her first Connestee Falls scholarship in 2015, when she was a freshman at Brevard College. Now in her junior year, Mann will tell you that that first Connestee scholarship was...

 

Two Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarships Awarded

Conserving Carolina has awarded two scholarships to Julia Smith and Kaylin Lewandowski, of Brevard High School and Rosman High School, respectively. The two local graduates each received a one-time award of $1,500. The memorial scholarship was...

 

Sallie Wallace

Sallie Wallace, a resident of Brevard, died peacefully in her sleep at Asheville Specialty Hospital Friday, June 8, 2018, after many weeks of fierce struggling with a number of health issues. She...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 11, 2018

Rosman High Graduates Celebrated

For the Rosman High School graduating class of 2018, Saturday morning was not just a time of celebration with friends and family at Brevard Music Center, but of reflection. "We began our journey in...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 11, 2018

Jay Smith, Matthew Kelley Named All-Conference Baseball

As they wrapped up their Brevard Blue Devil baseball careers, a pair of seniors were recently named to the Mountain Six All-Conference baseball team. Jay Smith and Matthew Kelley were the two...

 

USTA Hosting Volunteer Tennis Workshop

This Tuesday, June 12, the United States Tennis Association is hosting a workshop aimed at getting local youth introduced to the game of tennis. The workshop will take place at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop is...

 

Special Olympians Compete At The State Level

Transylvania County Special Olympics travelled to Raleigh June 1-3 for state level competition, Summer Games. They competed for gold in athletics (track and field) and in Bowling. Twenty-two athletes...

 

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