The Transylvania Times -

Articles from the January 13, 2014 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 34



College Cycling Team Again Wins National Championship

The Brevard College cycling team won its second consecutive Division II Collegiate Cyclo-cross National Championship over the weekend in Colorado, tallying a total of 282 points in the three-day event. "I'm really proud of this team," said head...

 

Legal Notices for Jan. 13, 2014

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF B. STEVENS ZEIGLER State of North Carolina, County of Transylvania In the General Court of Justice Superior Court Division File Number 13-E-369 All persons, firms and corporations having claims against B. STEVENS... Full story

 

Anne Frances Coley

Anne Frances Coley, 52, of Horse Shoe, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the family.... Full story

 

Richard B. Johnson

Richard Blackwell Johnson, of Brevard, passed away Jan. 7, 2014 at Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. He was born May 10, 1928 to the late Raymond Johnson and Florence Wuttkey. His son, Tarn Jeffrey Johnson, and a sister, Betty McAtlee, predeceased him. H... Full story

 

Martha Talley Nolen

Martha Talley Nolen died Jan. 8, 2014 at the age of 77, in Greensboro, N.C. She was born May 29, 1936, in Penrose, in Transylvania County. She was the daughter of the late Rhett and Callie Talley. Two brothers, Bill and Jack Talley, preceded her in d... Full story

 

Robert H. "Bob" Rogers

Robert H. “Bob” Rogers, of Brevard, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Humphrey and Josie Wiggins Rogers; sisters, Laura Heffner and Venice Gillespie; son, Johnny H. Rogers,... Full story

 

Jack Webster Tabor

Jack Webster Tabor, 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He was a son of the late Walter Lee and Zell Mae Bell Grant Tabor. His first wife, Joyce Mae Arrington Tabor, and a grandson, Chris Hooper, also preceded him in death. He was a native of... Full story

 

Births In Transylvania

Willow Blakely Sagar Blake and Kristin Sagar, of Greensboro, N.C., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Willow Blakely Sagar, born Dec. 21, 2013, at Women's Hospital of Greensboro. She...

 

Tinsley, Laughter Engagement Announced

Kaitlyn Mikael Tinsley, of Brevard, and Joshua Benjamin Laughter, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Tinsley, of Brevard. She is a...

 

Ortuno, Miller Engagement Announced

Chelsea Ortuno, of Seattle, Wash., and Joshua Miller, of Santa Clara, Calif., are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jim and Julie Ortuno, and the granddaughter...

 

News of Organizations

Republicans Mark Harris, candidate for the U.S. Senate will be the featured speaker at the Republican Club meeting Saturday, Jan. 18. The meeting will be held at Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que in Pisgah Forest with breakfast starting at 8:30 a.m. All...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    January 13, 2014

Rainfall Reaches Record Amount -Brevard NC

It's official - 2013 will go down as the rainiest year in more than 100 years. According to rainfall data collected through the National Weather Service's NOAA online weather data service (NOWdata),...

 

Counties Share Similar Numbers On Commuting - Brevard NC

The percentage of local residents working outside of Transylvania County is roughly the same as neighboring counties. About 29 percent of the county's workforce worked in another North Carolina county...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 13, 2014

New Tax Hits Movie Goers, Music Lovers -Brevard NC

Whether it’s catching the latest summer blockbuster, enjoying a concert or attending a collegiate or professional sporting events, North Carolina residents can expect to pay a few dollars extra at the gate this year thanks to a new state tax on...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 13, 2014

Clean, Renewable Energy Touted At Meeting - Brevard NC

Ned Doyle spoke about the economic benefits of clean, renewable energy last Thursday as part of an effort to ultimately reduce the amount of coal burned at the Lake Julian Power Plant in Arden. Doyle, a member of the nonprofit People for Clean...

 

Sherwood Forest Woodcutters Make Donations

The Woodcutters of Sherwood Forest gather weekly to split and sell wood to the community. This season the woodcutters selected four organizations to give holiday donations of $1,000 each: Sharing House, Connestee Fire/Rescue, Davidson River School...

 

Rick Wood Launches N.C. Senate Campaign - Brevard NC

Rick Wood, a Henderson County resident who will seek the Democrat nomination for the N.C. 48th Senatorial District, held a kick-off campaign event Saturday in Mills River. The district covers all of...

 

Primary Filing Begins Feb. 10-Brevard NC

Filing for this year’s primary elections begins on Monday, Feb. 10. The following contests will be on the ballot during the primary elections, which will be held Tuesday, May 6. The general election is Nov. 4. • Two seats on the county’s Board...

 

Severe Winter Weather Impacts Red Cross Blood And Platelet Collections – Brevard NC

As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations. Approximately 280 blood drives across 25 states were canceled across the U.S....

 

Failing Can Lead To Success

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Cornwell, Sarah. “What I Had Before I Had You: A Novel.” A mother returns to her hometown with her 9-year-old son who has recently been diagnosed with bi-polar...

 

War On Poverty

On Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed legislation declaring war on poverty. One of the many questions now being debated is whether or not the war on poverty has been successful or has it helped perpetuate poverty? Statistics and logic...

 

The Immigration Problem

My maternal grandparents came over on “the boat” and became American citizens. My wife’s grandparents were dirt-poor, literally, when they arrived here the same way and became citizens. I had a close, long-time Italian-American friend. On his p...

 

Roundabout Is Bad Idea

Let me say that this is my third ever letter to the editor of The Transylvania Times. I’m not usually one to say things to very many people at once but this time I think everyone in the county needs to come together to put a stop to something....

 

GOP Snake Oil

I commend The Transylvania Times for several recent excellent editorials that cut through the spin/baloney that we often get from our governor and other leaders in Raleigh regarding important public issues. The last two editorials (Jan. 6 and 9)...

 

The Blame Game

In Lackey Rowe’s recent letter he makes no sense. His taxation example of who’s been checked is another example of how many voters have been duped by our president and his party’s agenda. This is truly the real problem at hand. His choice of...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017