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 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 15, 2019

Cooper Visits BHS

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper paid a visit to Brevard High School Thursday, meeting with students and faculty as part of a day-long tour across western North Carolina to tout his support for education and...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    April 15, 2019

Tornados' LAX Defeats Averett, Tennis Falls To Hawks

The Brevard College Tornados men’s lacrosse team (6-6, 3-3 USAS) returned to the .500 mark in impressive fashion by defeating the Averett Cougars (1-11, 0-6 USAS), 18-5, on Saturday afternoon in Danville, Va. Averett took a slim, 2-1 lead after...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    April 8, 2019

BC Baseball, Softball Fall In Pair Of Weekend Series

Freshman Matthew Scavotto dazzled in five innings of relief, but the Brevard College Tornados baseball team (6-23, 1-19 USAS) narrowly fell to the No. 21 Methodist Monarchs, 4-1, in the series finale of a USA South Conference three-game series....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 1, 2019

Courthouse Back On The Agenda Of Commissioners

After an absence of several months, the county courthouse, its condition, use and limitations are back on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ agenda. During the board’s regular meeting last week, commissioners heard about a March 15...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    April 1, 2019

Tornados' LAX Rallies To Beat Pride

The Brevard College Tornados men’s lacrosse team (5-5, 2-2 USAS) earned a hard-fought victory in thrilling fashion, 12-10, versus the Greensboro Pride (5-6, 0-2 USAS) at Ives-Lemel Family Field on Saturday evening. Down 6-4 at the halftime...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 28, 2019

Sesame Workshop Celebrates Milestone

Sesame Workshop and its famous children’s program, “Sesame Street,” are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year as they continue working to improve the lives of children across the globe. “Our goal as an organization is to help children...

 

Transylvania Leads The Way

At times, raising children can be frustrating and exhausting. Having to deal with children’s runny noses, bouts of diarrhea, temper tantrums and feedings every two to fours can test even the most loving parents. But hearing a child’s first...

 

Get Set Transylvania Hosting A Workshop At Brevard College

Get Set Transylvania will host a workshop Thursday at Brevard College featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt, the senior vice president of U.S. Social Impact for...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    March 11, 2019

BC Women's Lacrosse Split Pair Of Weekend Matches

Jezika Gunter and Hunter Denney each tallied hat tricks, while Micaiah Vacchiano added two goals as the Brevard College Tornados women’s lacrosse team (4-3, 1-1 USAS) earned its first USA South Conference victory, 10-5, over the Salem College...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    March 11, 2019

Tornados Fall 15-8 To Polar Bears

The Brevard College Tornados men’s lacrosse team (2-4) fell in non-conference play, 15-8, against the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears (4-1) on Saturday at Ives-Lemel Field on the campus of Brevard College. Jackson McKaig highlighted BC’s...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 4, 2019

County Considering New EMS Station

During a presentation, county staff showed a new EMS base station is needed because the current building is too small, has several structural and site issues, and is in a dangerous location. The EMS...

 

McCoy Gets Complete Game Victory In Tornados' Debut

The Brevard College softball team (3-4) split a doubleheader with Methodist (4-8) on Saturday afternoon at Ives-Lemel Field. The Tornados rebounded with an impressive 5-1 win after dropping game one...

 
 By Joseph Marvin    Sports    March 4, 2019

Falcons Edge Out Win Over Tornados' Lacrosse

The Brevard College men’s lacrosse team (2-3, 0-1 USAS) fell in its USA South Conference 15-11 to Pfeiffer (2-2, 1-0 USA) on Saturday evening at Ives-Lemel Field. Jackson McKaig led the Tornados offensively with five goals. Sean Pratt and Jack...

 

Tornados' Softball Suffers Doubleheader Sweep To Montreat

The Brevard College Tornados softball team (1-2) fell in a Sunday afternoon doubleheader to the visiting Montreat Cavaliers (8-8) at Ives-Lemel Field. Montreat used opportune offense, taking advantage of defensive miscues to claim an 11-3 victory in...

 

Tornados' Lacrosse Gets Split Results In Weekend Contests

The Brevard College Tornados women’s lacrosse team (3-0) continued its program-best start to the 2019 campaign with a well-deserved 6-4 victory in non-conference play against Randolph College (0-1) on Saturday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va. For the...

 

North Transylvania Fire Rescue Receives Grant

North Transylvania Fire Rescue has announced that they've been awarded a grant in the amount of $79,860 from the Department of Homeland Security through FEMA. This money will support the purchase of...

 

BC Women's Lacrosse Opens Season With 14-5 Victory

The Brevard College women's lacrosse team (1-0) won its season opener in impressive fashion with a 14-5 victory over visiting Brenau (0-1) on Saturday afternoon at Ives-Lemel Family Field. The...

 

Communities Have Option To Plan

Transylvania County commissioners have approved a process for each community, if they want, to develop small area plans. By a 3-2 vote, commissioners approved the process (see chart on 10A) during their meeting last week. Prior to the vote, County...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 28, 2019

Chamber Recognizes Local Businesses

D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors was named Business of the Year and Lucia Gerdes, owner of Cedar Mountain Canteen, was named Business Person of the Year during Saturday's Bre-vard/Transylvania County...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 21, 2019

Boards Discuss School Funding

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education held a joint workshop entitled “Working Together: School Boards, Counties and Local Funding for Public Schools” in the library’s Rogow Room Wednesday evening. Kara Millonzi,...

 

News Of Organizations

Republicans The Republican Breakfast Club of Transylvania County will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Hawg Wild BBQ. The guest speaker will be Commissioner Page Lemel. Seating will be very limited, so RSVP very soon to mfpage@hotmail.com....

 

County Hires New Attorney - Brevard NC

Mary Ann Hollocker has been selected as the county’s new attorney, including representing the Department of Social Services (DSS). Hollocker will replace Misti Bass, who has served in the role since early 2017. Hollocker has worked in many areas...

 

Lemel To Chair Health, Human Services Committee - Brevard NC

Commissioner Page Lemel has been appointed chairwoman of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners’ Health and Human Services Steering Committee. In her new role, Lemel will lead the committee as it meets quarterly to evaluate and recommend...

 

County Land Deal On Hold - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ previous move to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard is not a done deal just yet. Last Friday at a special called meeting — the first for...

 

True Fulfillment: The Giving Of Ourselves To Others

Transylvania County is truly a special place to live. During this season from Thanksgiving to Hannukah, and then to Christmas, I have found myself reflecting on my gratitude for the uniqueness of our county. We take care of each other in Transylvania...

 

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