Articles from the December 17, 2015 edition

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Flawed Report Cards

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has issued the latest district and school report cards for this year. Based on those report cards, local schools are making improvements and generally performing better than the statewide average. T...

 

Trump Is Not Qualified

The big picture for those voters who consider themselves conservatives or right of center independents is the defeat of Hillary Clinton for president. Other letter writers as well as yours truly have articulated on these pages in the past few months...

 

Commissioners 'Shocked' By Report On Children - Brevard NC

As of October, 17 of 35 infants enrolled in the Care Coordination for Children program in Transylvania County were receiving treatment for opiate withdrawal symptoms. This statistic and others “shocked” the Board of Commissioners during its...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    December 17, 2015

Crime Numbers Fall In 2014 - Brevard NC

Crime in Transylvania County was down in 2014, according to a recent study released by the state. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation said the crime rate per 100,000 persons in Transylvania County was 1,665 in 2014, which was down 16.2 p...

 

Help Make A Decade Of T.I.M.E. A Reality

The T.I.M.E. for Real Science Program turns the preparation of tomorrow’s scientists upside down. Traditionally, students learn science concepts in high school, learn more science concepts in college and then finally get to do real science in gradu...

 

Hawkins, Lemel Will File Again - Brevard NC

Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel announced Monday they will file to run for another term on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Both made the announcement to run in the March 15 Republican...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 17, 2015

School Board Hears About Actions Taken To Promote Positive Behavior - Brevard NC

Actions taken to promote positive student behavior and proposed policy changes regarding school employees were the main topics of discussion of the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting Monday night. Alan Justice, director of athletics, safe...

 

Legal Notices for December 17, 2015

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA CIVIL ACTION 15-CVS-447 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Plaintiff, v. REGINALD D. HEINITSH, JR., ET UX, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY... Full story

 

Clifton A. "Clif" Brunny

Clifton A. "Clif" Brunny, 94, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Sept. 27, 2015. He was born in Mississippi April 16, 1921, but lived in many states as his father traveled for business. He serv...

 

Lula Roselle Mathis

Lula Roselle Mathis, 79, of Hendersonville, went to be with the dear Lord in Heaven, Monday Dec. 14, 2015, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was the daughter of the late Narvie and Lula Ashe Ward. One son, Tony L. Mathis; a daughter, Sheila A. Mathis; and...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Dec. 20, the children of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will present a “Children’s Christmas” filled with special readings and songs for the season with accompaniment by guitar and...

 

Pajama Party

Cambelle Healy, Emery Canter and Georgia Healy were among many children Tuesday who took part in a Polar Express Pajama Party at the library. Victoria Kerr welcomes aboard those taking part. As well...

 

Peace Rally

Rev. Carter Heyward talks to citizens during a NAACP-sponsored peace rally Tuesday at the courthouse. The rally was held after recent racial tensions at Brevard High School gained attention by the...

 

Local Children Discover The Joy Of Giving – Brevard NC

It is more blessed to give than to receive. But for some children, the first time they experience the joy of giving is when they go to the Christmas Project to pick out gifts for two special adults...

 

Lots Of Smiles On Display At Christmas Shop – Brevard NC

Volunteers for the sixth-annual Christmas Shop at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County included shepherds Craig Adams and Peggy Bridges, co-chair Ruth Anderson, Santa's helper...

 

Pisgah Forest Realty Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Brevard NC

Pisgah Forest Realty, LLC recently held a ribbon cutting and open house for their new office located at 226C Hendersonville Highway. Brokers Margaret Garren, Dana Mason Stevenson and Oneal McCall have each been in the real estate business for over...

 

Chamber Announces Third Holiday Winner – Brevard NC

Local Chrissy Hale won the third weekly drawing for the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2015 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. Hale entered the drawing at Mayberry's, located at 30 W. Main St. in...

 

Landreths Celebrated 60th Wedding Anniversary

Bill and Betty Landreth, of Etowah, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 10, 2015, with a family trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn. and the North Carolina Governor's Western Mansion in Asheville....

 

Landreths Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Susie and Leroy Landreth, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 18, 2015. They were married Dec. 18, 1965, in Brevard. They have four children, John Eric Landreth, Rebecca...

 

Osterhauses Celebrate 50 Years Together

Tom and Judy Osterhaus, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 21, 2015, with a Caribbean Cruise with their children and grandchildren, Dec. 20-26. They were married Dec. 21,...

 

Gallery Walk Offers Holiday Music And Art – Brevard NC

The galleries and art spots in downtown Brevard will present the last gallery walk of the season Friday, Dec. 18, from 5-8 p.m. More than 28 downtown businesses will be staying open late. Tammy Hopkin...

 

Tagging Migrating Monarch Butterflies In Transylvania For MonarchWatch

It would be easy to think that if you saw a group of adults out chasing butterflies with nets in the open spaces around town, that they had to be a little off – and maybe so. But when I go netting t...

 

Sisterly Love And The Spirit Of Giving – Brevard NC

There are sisters, and then there is Ashley Corn. Her younger brother, Peter, is a 13-year-old young man with autism and low muscle strength. He started working with horses and riding at Free Rein...

 

Raffle To Support Hendon – Brevard NC

A raffle is being held to help cover medical expenses for Chaplain Willie Hendon, who has volunteered as chaplain at the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Department for more than 25 years. Since 2014, Hendon has suffered from a stroke, a near fatal...

 

Friends Of DuPont To Hold 15th Anniversary Celebration Dec. 19 – Cedar Mountain NC

The Friends of DuPont will celebrate the 15th anni-versary of the state’s acquisition of “The Heart of the Forest” Saturday, Dec. 19, from 1-3 p.m. at the Aleen Steinberg Visitor Center. There will be a special DuPont cake and hot cider, as...

 

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