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Commissioners Approve New Courthouse - Brevard, NC

A new county courthouse will be built beside the public safety complex on Morris Road. That was the unanimous decision Tuesday by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Specifically, commissioners voted for a new courthouse that would includ...

 

New Industrial Building Gets A Step Closer - Brevard, NC

A legal agreement was signed Tuesday that moved along the eventual construction of a roughly 60,750-square-foot light industrial building on Ecusta Road. During its regular meeting Tuesday, the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 16, 2017

Groups Work To Prevent Addiction, Relieve Suffering

While drug abuse continues in the United States and the opioid epidemic continues to worsen, there are individuals and organizations working to stem the tide and provide relief. Representatives of those organizations recently spoke at the fourth and...

 

Ethnic Intimidation Case Going To Superior Court - Brevard, NC

A Davidson River School student was found guilty Tuesday of one misdemeanor count of ethnic intimidation and one misdemeanor count of simple assault for an incident that took place at Brevard High School in May. As previously reported, the accused st...

 

Information Kiosks Now At Sliding Rock, Gorges

New informational kiosks created by the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) were recently installed at Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest and the entrance to the Gorges State P...

 

Donations For Puerto Rico Still Needed

Transylvania County residents still have a chance to help their fellow American citizens in Puerto Rico by donating needed supplies. Puerto Ricans are still working to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s destruction. The Teachers Federation...

 

Lumberyard Block Party Features Art, Food, Fun - Brevard, NC

It was a lovely fall day last Saturday and many people, young and old, came out to the second annual Lumberyard Arts District Block Party. The event highlighted businesses, artists and restaurants...

 

Food Lion's Magnificent Gift - Brevard, NC

Sharing House Pantry Assistant David Burgess helped the Food Lion truck driver unload pallets of food for two-dozen Food Lion corporate volunteers to stock on the new pantry operation's shelves. The...

 

The Great Pantry Makeover - Brevard, NC

Elizabeth Galloway of Brevard was the first shopper in Sharing House's new pantry operation. She is being assisted by Sharing House volunteer Leslie Lathrop, also of Brevard. Previously, pantry...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in the community. This offering will be received this Sunday at both morning worship services. Keith Thompson’s message will be,...

 

Brooke Nanney Commits To Mars Hill Softball Program

As one of the most productive, all-around players in the mountains, there was no doubt that Brevard senior Brookelynn Nanney would continue her softball career at the collegiate level. The only...

 

Number 7 Arts Features Four Artists For Holiday Season - Brevard, NC

Number 7 Arts in Brevard features four of the area’s finest artisans this month. Sonia Arnold’s and Ruthie Cohen’s jewelry creations are both eye-catching and distinctively lovely. Jack Christfield’s camera lens captures the essence of our...

 

Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass Announces Shows For 2017-18

The Blue Ridge Symphonic Brass (BRSB), conducted by Jamie Hafner, has announced concert dates for its 2017-18 concert series. The BRSB, a brass choir featuring instruments found in a symphony orchestra’s brass section, is dedicated to bringing the...

 

Clint Roberts Releases Album, 'Hamlet Blues'

Brevard native, songwriter and musician Clint Roberts, will be releasing his first full length Album "Hamlet Blues," his second solo effort following his EP in 2015. To mark this awaited release,...

 

Class Of 2017: RHS Alumni Hall Of Fame Inducts New Members - Rosman, NC

Nov. 3 was a beautiful fall night for football and for honoring five more legacies from Rosman High School. This year's inductees to the RHS Alumni Hall of Fame are a powerhouse group who continue to...

 

Susan Clark

Susan Clark, 57, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. She was the daughter of Dorothy Hoppers and the late David Hugh Hoppers. Beloved as wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, she will b...

 

Amelia L. Aldridge

Amelia L. Aldridge, 56, of Braselton, Ga., and formerly of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Survivors include her significant other, Steve Everett; son, Thomas James “TJ” Aldridge and wife, Rebecca, of North Carolina; brothers,...

 

Dianne Elizabeth Galloway

Dianne Elizabeth Galloway, 57, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Clarence Israel. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Israel, and her sister, Judy Newsome. Survivors include her mother,...

 

Michael Edward Miller

Michael Edward Miller, 48, of Penrose, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. He was the embodiment of Philippians 1:21, "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." He is survived by his loving parents, Jerry and JoAnn Miller,...

 

Charles A. Heath

Charles A. Heath, 83, passed away peacefully with his family present Sunday, Nov 12, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Mary McKinney Heath; brother, J.L. Heath (Geneva) and sister, Ann Wilson...

 

Dr. Morton H. Smith

Dr. Morton H. Smith, 93, of Brevard, charter faculty member of Reformed Theo-logical Seminary-Jackson (RTS), founder of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS), the first Stated Clerk of t...

 

Ricky Norman Rice

Ricky Norman Rice, 58, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Duke University Hospital in Durham. He was the son of the late Edwin Ruthford Rice Sr. and Doris Alma Smith Rice. A...

 

Legal Notices for November 16, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA FILE NO. 17-CVS-58 In the Superior Court NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION: LINDA DELOACH BROOKS, Plaintiff v. BRENT ALLEN MORETZ, Defendant. TO: BRENT ALLEN MORETZ Take notice that a... Full story

 

A Difficult, Uncertain Road

The facts are fairly straightforward. Illicit drugs are easy to procure and prescription drugs are even easier. The opiate crisis is nationwide with its devastating effects being felt in urban, suburban and rural areas. The number of Americans who di...

 

Honor Veterans On The Right Day

Veterans Day marks the anniversary of the end of World War I; major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The United States...

 

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