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Legal Notices For June 25, 2015

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 12 CVS 434 Under and by virtue of the decree of judicial foreclosure contained in that certain order recorded on December 1, 2014 in Book 710, Page 349 of the Transylvania County Registry and by virtue of the default in... Full story

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 25, 2015

DOT Proposes One Lane On N.C. 280 South – Brevard NC

Motorists who frequent the stretch of N.C. 280 between Walmart and Hudlin Gap Road could see big changes in the traffic pattern under a proposal from the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) that...

 

Reynolds Wins National Award – Brevard NC

On Sept. 12, the Sierra Club will honor Brevard College professor Jim Reynolds at the Marines' Memorial Club in San Francisco, Calif. Reynolds, a professor of geology at the college, received the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 25, 2015

County Passes Budget – Brevard NC

Transylvania County Commissioners unanimously approved the FY15-16 budget, which features no tax increase and a drawdown of the county’s fund balance, during the board’s regular meeting Monday night. The approval came after commissioners and...

 

Community Unity

Community members came together at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd for a candlelight vigil in honor of those senselessly murdered in Charleston, S.C. last week. Tommy Kilgore , chapter...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 25, 2015

Maurice Jones To Seek Another Term – Brevard NC

Brevard City Councilman Maurice Jones has announced he will be running for re-election later this fall. Jones announced his intention to run for re-election at last Monday's regular city council...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 25, 2015

Rangers To Play With Sinfonia Tuesday At BMC – Brevard NC

The worlds of bluegrass and classical music will collaborate, not collide, Tuesday evening when Steep Canyon Rangers are joined onstage by the Brevard Sinfonia under the direction of conductor Ken...

 

DAR Chapter Plans Fourth Of July Booth – Brevard NC

Katie Bennett, chairman of the 4th of July booth for the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, announces that the DAR booth will once again be located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Main and Broad in...

 

News of Organizations

Transylvania Art Guild William Jameson, a professional painter from Saluda, will be program presenter at upcoming meeting of the Transylvania Art Guild Thursday, July 2. The public is invited. The guild will meet at 1 p.m. in the Transylvania Parks...

 

Candlelight Vigil

Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd hosted a candlelight vigil in remembrance of slain members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. (Courtesy photo by Tom Dierolf)...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard First UMC Brevard First UMC will host The Raleigh Ringers in concert this Saturday at 7 p.m. at Brevard High School. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased at the door. The Raleigh Ringers are a nationally acclaimed hand bell group....

 

Church Will Celebrate 150th Anniversary – Brevard NC

First Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th church anniversary June 26-28. This is a memorable occasion as the church commemorates is sesquicentennial and "Touching Lives For Christ." There...

 

RHS Class of 1955

Rosman High School Class of 1955 celebrated their 60th class reunion at Twin Dragons in Brevard on May 30, 2015, with 21 members present. Left to right, first row: Dorothy Chapman Jessup, Judy Butler...

 

Free Bus Driver Training To Be Offered July 2-9 – Transylvania County NC

A free training course for bus drivers in Transylvania County will be offered from July 7-9, in the board room of the Morris Education Center at 225 Rosenwald Lane. All three days of class are...

 

Drug, B&E Arrests Made – Transylvania County NC

Ashley Tanisha Jones, 18, was arrested by Brevard city police and charged with possession of Schedule II controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine. She is being held on a $14,000 secured bond. Calvin Andrew Reddish, 18, was arrested by...

 

Bonita Marie Kelley

Bonita Marie Kelley departed this life Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Brevard.   Born Oct. 22, 1955, she was a daughter to the late Millard S. and...

 

Frances Marie Carney

Frances Marie Carney, 90, of Brevard, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015. A native of Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late August and Katherine McBride Herrmann. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her...

 

Gary Ray Lamm

Gary Ray Lamm, 72, of Etowah, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015. A native of Parkersburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Argile Ray and Roxalee Summers Lamm. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Nancy V. Lamm; son, Paul Lamm and wife, Linda,...

 

Gail "Patterson" Williams

Gail "Patterson" Williams, 65, of Suwanee, Ga., died May 29, 2015, after a short, but hard-fought, battle against cancer. Born and raised in Brevard, she was the daughter of Grady and Frances...

 

Larry Franklin White

Larry Franklin White, 59, of Lake Toxaway, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, June 16, 2015, after a four-week battle on life support. His father, James White, mother, Mary Belle Nickelson White, and also a brother, James Terry White,...

 

Little Explorers Class Offered – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new class in creative movement/pre-gymnastics for toddlers ages 1-3 and their parents this summer. The Little Explorers class is a six-week session that will begin on July 10 at...

 

Rally For Tiny Houses Draws Local Residents – Brevard NC

Approximately 150 people attended the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) sponsored Tiny House Initiative for Brevard Rally Thursday, June 18, at the Transylvania County Public Library....

 

Lightning Detection And Study Explained At PARI – Rosman NC

The public is invited to a special presentation of how scientists detect and study lightning Friday, July 10, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). The evening will also include a camp...

 

Plan Needs Participants

For the past several weeks members of the Transylvania County Planning Board have been conducting surveys and holding public meetings to receive input from citizens as to their preferred vision of this county in 10 years. Thus far the number of...

 

Academy Does Good Job

We wanted to respond from a parent’s point of view to Ms. Wellborn’s letter concerning Brevard Academy and its board’s accountability to the county. When our daughter was in kindergarten we chose Brevard Academy because it seemed like the right...

 

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