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7929
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Brevard, county seat of Transylvania County, attracts visitors with its small-town warmth, strong arts scene, and spectacular natural beauty. There are 250 waterfalls located in and around the town. The town mascot is a white squirrel, and Brevard celebrates a White Squirrel Festival annually. The Brevard Music Center attracts serious music students nationwide who study and perform with nationally recognized musicians during the seven-weeks summer season. Baer discusses Brevard's downtown restoration program, the new $7.5 million library, Brevard College, and economic conditions in the town.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 2, July 2006, p18-20, 22, 24, 26-27, il, map Periodical Website
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23743
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Brevard is the perfect pit stop for visiting restaurants and hiking gear stores before going to mountain trails in nearby Pisgah Forest.
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24657
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This article serves as a guide for tourists who wish to travel to the Sapphire Country in southwestern North Carolina and focuses on cities such as Hendersonville, Tryon, Brevard, and Franklin.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 2, June 1957, p20-25, il
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26726
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Located in Brevard, North Carolina, Keystone Camp is the oldest private summer camp in the Southeast, having a legacy spanning a century. The founders, Fannie Holt and Florence Ellis, wanted a summer retreat just for young women to express themselves in a unique environment.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p30, 32-33, il Periodical Website
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28545
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The town of Brevard and the quality of music that is produced there every summer is profiled. The Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium and Brevard Music Center hosts more than 80 concerts over the summer, many of them free to the public. Students come from all over the country to study and perform with renowned musicians here. The music scene and its importance to the area are detailed.
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28590
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Brevard has become an attractive destination for bikers of all kinds. With over 400 miles of world class mountain biking trails and favorable roads, biking is a big hobby and business in Brevard. The leaders of the local biking scene are profiled, describing what the area has to offer biking enthusiasts.
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28649
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The Sherwood Forest Golf Club in Brevard, NC has changed little over the years except for their caddies. The golf club employs llamas as caddies for golfers. The author discusses his memories playing the course with his grandfather as a boy and again as an adult with his family and their llama caddies.
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35806
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A sport gaining ground in a state known for its many mountains was rock climbing. Contributing to its rise in popularity (over 4500 climbers reported), were places to climb such as Hanging Rock State Park, Looking Glass Rock, Linville Gorge, and Stone Mountain State Park. Concluding the article were tips to make climbs full of thrills, and minus the chills and spills.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1979, p33, 67
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36306
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Supplementals offer an alternative treatment measure for conditions ranging from allergies to stress. Offering credibility to alternative medicines were descriptions of popular brands such as Adrenal Health and Tumeric Supreme, as well as a profile of a supplier, Gaia Herbs.
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39401
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Stephanie Shuptrine is owner of Shuptrine Gallery on West Main Street in Brevard, N.C. Her career was inspired by that of her father, renowned master watercolor painter Hubert Shuptrine. He trained her to paint in the technique of using watercolor with dry brush and occasional egg tempera to achieve luminosity and realism.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept. 2019, p10-12