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Legal Notices for March. 3, 2014

Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Amendment to Official Zoning Map Conditional Zoning / Planned Development District 2014-004 Amendment to Transylvania Regional Hospital Preliminary Master Plan Notice is hereby given that at 7:00 p.m., or as soon...

 

John Marion Passmore

John Marion Passmore, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He was a son of the late Homer and Ethel Wilson Passmore. His wife Frances, and a brother, Leo...

 

Ola L. McCall Hall

Ola L. McCall Hall, 87, of Brevard, departed this life March 1, 2014. She went home to be with the Lord Jesus and her loving husband of 67 years, the late Rev. Carmel V. Hall. She is survived by her...

 

Births In Transylvania

Skylar Lillyann Toole Justin Toole and Carey Stewart, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Skylar Lillyann Toole, born Feb. 23, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Her grandpa...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 3, 2014

New: Motel Sold; Injunction Filed - Brevard NC

New: A judge this morning (Tuesday) at the Transylvania County Courthouse approved a temporary injunction filed by Pisgah Legal Services that will allow the water and electricity to remain on at the...

 

Primary Filing Ends; Contests Set For May 6 - Brevard NC

Filing for the May 6 primaries ended at noon on Friday. The following candidates have filed: • Two Democrats, Lee McMinn and Sam Edney, and six Republicans, incumbent Larry Chapman, Art Margraf, Scott McCall, Chase McKelvey, Kelvin Phillips and Mar...

 

The Pros And Cons Of The Read To Achieve Program

By Alice Wellborn The Read to Achieve Program is part of the Excellent Public Schools Act, passed by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2012. Read to Achieve requires all traditional public school students, with a few exceptions, to read on...

 

BC Announces Tenure For Smith – Brevard NC

Brevard College has announced that Dr. Eva Smith has been awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor of Business and Organizational Leadership by the college's Board of Trustees. Smith, who...

 

Transylvanians In College

Mars Hill The following Mars Hill University students were named on the Honor Roll of the Academic Dean at the end of the Fall 2013 semester: C.Kelly Brooke Burton, of Pisgah Forest; Garrett Kendal Burrell, of Rosman; and Michala Nicole Guinn, of...

 

French Broad Gardeners Support Silvermont Campaign – Brevard NC

The French Broad Gardeners made a gift of $1,000 to the Silvermont Centennial Committee at their meeting on Feb. 21. Our group of 27 members is relatively small, as are our resources, but we feel Silvermont is such an important community asset that...

 

Candidates File

A number of people have filed to run in this year’s elections. Nearly every office is contested and the Republicans have six people who have filed to run for county commissioner. It has been our policy to print press releases from candidates once...

 

Joy Of Reading

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, To pick up a book and read to a child.” - Dr. Seuss Today is “Read Across America Day.” The event coincides, as closely as possible, with the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss,...

 

Vote For Mahoney

The Feb. 24 issue of The Transylvania Times provides an overview of William Hemphill, Democratic candidate for county sheriff. In general, Hemphill is described as a good man who is hard-working and honest with a sense of community service and...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 3, 2014

Water Plant's Intake Pipe Location Will Be Clearer Next Year - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Brevard City Council recently held its annual retreat. The following is the sixth story on some of the decisions made and discussions had during the retreat, which was held at Brevard College. One of the recurring questions Brevard c...

 

Is Obama Like Reagan?

The letter “Political Appointees And Ambassadors” (Feb. 20) reported that “...37 percent of Obama’s 76 appointments have been political, compared to 30 percent by George W. Bush and 28 percent by Bill Clinton.” That could suggest to reactio...

 

Norm Bossert Running For N.C. House Seat - Brevard NC

Norman Bossert has filed to run in the Democratic primary for the N.C. House of Representatives 113th District. "For the past several years, I have been appalled by the legislation coming out of...

 

Why We Love It Here!

There are so many reasons my family and I love living in Transylvania County. The natural beauty of the area, the waterfalls, the distinct seasons, the entire educational system, arts, music and beer to name a few. However, the thing that sets this...

 

Squad Rescues Man Stuck on Looking Glass Rock - Brevard NC

Last week, a man was rescued after getting stuck at night on Looking Glass Rock in Pisgah National Forest. Transylvania County Rescue Squad was dispatched to Looking Glass Rock last Monday evening after the man was reported stuck on the side of...

 

New Home Damaged By Fire - Brevard NC

A home under construction on the Greenville Highway suffered extensive damage after a fire broke out in its garage this morning. The home, located above the Connestee Falls overlook off the Greenville Highway, was nearing completion. Connestee Fire...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 3, 2014

Boards Discuss School Spending, Other Issues - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: As reported during last week’s joint meeting of the Board of Education and Board of Commissioners, a decision was made to fund a new field at Brevard High School. The following are some of the other issues discussed at the...

 

Seed Library New Feature At Transylvania Garden Clinic

The Transylvania Coun-ty Extension Master Gardener weekly Garden Clinic is proud to announce the addition of a Seed Library to its list of services. A Seed Library is a free seed sharing and exchange service. It operates like your local library but...

 

Transylvania Times Wins Awards - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times received recognition during the 2013 North Carolina Press Association News, Editorial and Photojournalism awards. Staff writer Jeremiah Reed received a third-place award for “Feature Writing” on a story entitled “Freedom...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    March 3, 2014

Pioneer Transylvania Teacher Remembered – Brevard NC

Many people remember Annie Marie Hailey as more than the first black teacher in Transylvania County. They remember her courage and delight in being an educator, and her fellow teachers remember her...

 

Voices Joined During One Billion Rising March – Brevard NC

Together they marched, more than 24 strong, from the steps of the courthouse down North Broad Street and onto the campus of Brevard College, most holding signs and all there to speak out against the...

 
 By Jim Copeland    Features    March 3, 2014

Youth Forest Conservation In Action – Brevard NC

Members of the Davidson River Initial Attack Crew have been out fighting a wildfire or helping conduct a prescribed fire to reduce fuel or restore a forest ecosystem. With the increasing demand for...

 

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