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Articles from the January 7, 2016 edition

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2016: A Year Of Decisions

The new year is upon us and it will be a time of decisions, not only for voters but also for elected officials. For voters, the greatest interest will be in the presidential race, followed by the gubernatorial and senatorial races. But there also...

 

Hats Off To T.C.Henderson

It’s been a few years since I have been involved with the school system. It has changed and it is much better. It starts when you take your children to school you will be in contact with the principal Mr. Meachum and the resource officer Mr. Hall....

 

County's Youth Inspire Hope

National headlines are filled with stories of violence and crime. Our minds reach a saturation point. That’s why I was particularly drawn to an article in The Transylvania Times in section B of Monday, Dec. 28, the article’s headline read...

 

Legal Notices for January 7, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 15E348 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Clarence William Ramer of Transylvania Coun... Full story

 

Pastor John Wayne Arnold

Pastor John Wayne Arnold, 65, of Hendersonville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. He was the son of the late Clarrie and Bertie Mae Rainer Arnold. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Carl, Ed and William Arnold, and...

 

Edward Leon "Ed' Curlee

Edward Leon “Ed’ Curlee, 77, of Hendersonville, Tenn., formerly of Brevard, went to his heavenly home Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. He was the son of the late Clarence and Hilda Cox Curlee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    January 7, 2016

Animal Cruelty Investigation Underway - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office has opened an animal cruelty investigation after a horse died from alleged neglect at a farm on Windover Drive. According to Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter, the hor...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    January 7, 2016

Church Family Helps Pastor Grieve - Brevard NC

For 51-year-old Dave Blackburn, pastor of NEXT Church in Brevard, the recent holiday season wasn't filled with the joy that typically overflows his family's cup. Blackburn and his wife, Brenda, spent...

 

Movie Production Comes To Rosman - Brevard NC

Rosman has been the staging ground this week for the movie "The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter," starring Josh Brolin and Danny McBride. Production trailers and crew members have been parked at...

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderers’ Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild America will hold it next monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 4. Sandy Washington, a chapter member and owner of Sandy’s Cross Stitch To Go in Hendersonville, will teach the needle...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    January 7, 2016

City Changes Water Plant Focus - Brevard

The city of Brevard is moving away from original plans to build a new water treatment plant and instead is focusing its efforts on upgrading the current plant at Cathey’s Creek. The city’s Utilities and Water Committee voted unanimously during...

 

Danny Hein Seeking Republican Nomination - Brevard NC

Danny Hein, a Brevard High School graduate and county native, is one of five Republican candidates running in the March primary for the Board of Commissioners. Hein has a bachelor of science degree...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    January 7, 2016

Local Has A Vision For Swallowtail Summit Farms

A local resident is searching for help and advice to establish a working farm for autistic adults. Retired veteran George Bean owns 33 acres near the entrance to the Cascade Lake campground and wants...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday the Rev. Keith Thompson’s sermon will be “Worship: A Walking Tour.” Music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir. This Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m. in Davidson River Hall, at the...

 
 By Fred Bahnson    Church    January 7, 2016

Leading National Experts To Discuss Faith And Climate Change In Asheville – Brevard NC

Christianity needs an ecological conversion. That is the core message of Pope Francis’ powerful encyclical letter Laudato Sí (Praised Be). The human species has managed to run up a sizeable ecological deficit on all our earthly accounts — soil,...

 

BLT Announces 2016 Season – Brevard NC

Live theater is thriving in Transylvania County, and Brevard Little Theatre proudly unveils its lineup for 2016. This well-rounded package includes three comedies, and one each of thriller, musical and drama. Add to these, the ever-popular...

 

Tuesday Night Performer

Local musician Kevin Fuller, frontman for Gold Rose, performs at the Oskar Blues Tasty Weasel Taproom on Tuesday night, as part of a January residency. He performs original Americana folk music...

 

Classic Country, Roots Music On Tap For Weekend – Brevard NC

Time Sawyer will perform Friday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. The folk rock band’s name reflects the pull between the past and the future. The character Tom Sawyer evokes the rural background and love of home that the four band...

 

Megan Richard To Display Paintings Of Mountain Scenery – Brevard NC

The artwork of Hendersonville painter Megan Richard will be on display at the Hollingsworth Gallery in Brevard throughout the month of January. Richard recently moved to North Carolina from Maryland...

 

UWTC To Host Grant Proposal Meeting Jan. 21 – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will host its annual Requests for Proposal (RFP) informational meeting from 3 until 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, at Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania C...

 

Blue Devils Undone By Second Half Mustang Rally – Brevard NC

The Brevard Blue Devils took a three-point lead over Smoky Mountain heading into halftime, but the Mustangs exploded for 31 points in the third quarter to take Tuesday night's contest by a final...

 

Lady Blue Devils Let Lead Slip Away Against Smoky – Brevard NC

It was a tough loss for the Brevard Lady Blue Devils Tuesday night as they saw another halftime lead slip away as they fell to Smoky Mountain 44-36. The Mustangs entered the game with an 11-1 record b...

 

Tornado Cyclists Look To Conquer Division I Cyclocross – Brevard NC

After winning three consecutive cyclocross national championships at the Division II level of collegiate cycling, Brevard will attempt to win its first-ever Division I title in front of its hometown fans at the USA Cycling National Championship on...

 

Area Runners Named Cross Country All-Conference – Transylvania County NC

Several members of the Brevard and Rosman cross country teams have been honored as all-conference selections following standout seasons. The Brevard Blue Devils had three members of their team named...

 

Prep Roundup

Rosman Tigers Stay Perfect in SMC Play Zach Stroup scored 32 points Tuesday night as the Rosman Tigers beat Andrews 73-53 to stay undefeated in Smoky Mountain Conference play. For Stroup, a senior, it was his second straight game with 30 or more...

 

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