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Legal Notices For March 5, 2015

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO: 14-E-242 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RAYMOND GROGAN EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estat...

 

Laura Lee Stickley Johnson

Laura Lee Stickley Johnson, of Lynchburg, Va., formerly of Brevard, passed away July 16, 2014. She was married to Allen Easley Johnson, her husband of 50 years, who died in 2001. Allen Johnson was the son of Nancy and Bill Wallis, of Mill Cove in Bre...

 

Raymond Ormsby

Raymond Ormsby, of Pisgah Forest, born May 11, 1939, left us the morning of March 1, 2015, for a peaceful eternity. He retired from the New York State Department of Corrections, worked as body shop manager at McCrary’s, of Brevard, and served in th...

 

Colleges Boost Economy

It has been known for years that investing in an individual’s college education often provides a sound financial return. College graduates, on average, earn a great deal more money over their lifetimes than high school graduates. A recent study...

 

Nutrition Panel Tells All

The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And it’s not just to lower our risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and obesity, but also becau...

 

Democrats Bail On Israel

Does anybody else find it interesting that Mr. Obama finds it perfectly OK to take unilateral action (known as executive action) which, at times challenges the Constitution, but charges Mr. Boehner with violating protocol when he unilaterally issues...

 

'The First 2,000 Days' Set A Child's Foundation – Brevard NC

Joe Castro, a long time resident of Brevard and executive director of Smart Start of Transylvania County, will be giving a presentation on an exciting new birth to pre-K program called “The First 2000 Days” at the Tuesday, March 10, meeting of...

 

News of Organizations

Boyd Democrats Boyd Precinct Democratic Party will hold their annual meeting this Saturday, March 7, from 2-4 p.m. at North Transylvania Fire Department. All Democrats registered to vote in Boyd Precinct are invited and encouraged to attend. Primary...

 

90th Birthday Drop-in Celebration

There will be a 90th birthday drop-in celebration for Mattie McCall, Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Balsam Grove Community Center. Family and friends are invited. No gifts please....

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard FUMC During the season of Lent, the church is focusing on the core beliefs of Christianity through a series of sermons based on The Apostles’ Creed, that ancient statement of faith dating back to the early years of the church. This Sunday,...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 5, 2015

Council Backs Ecusta Trail - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council Monday formally supported the creation of the proposed Ecusta Trail. In a resolution, the council noted the area’s national reputation among mountain bikers and cyclists and the economic and cultural benefits of such a trail....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 5, 2015

Benefit To Help Young Musicians 'JAM' - Brevard NC

An upcoming benefit to raise money for a children's afterschool program promises to bring together good music, good food and good beer, all for a great cause. Next Wednesday, local bluegrass...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 5, 2015

County Plan Outreach Discussed - Brevard NC

Work on the county's 2025 Comprehensive Plan continued during a brief meeting Monday night held jointly between the county Planning Board and approximately 25 community advocates. Monday's meeting...

 

FUMC Youths Collect 1,113 Pounds Of Food – Brevard NC

The youth group at Brevard First United Methodist Church (FUMC) has a tradition of service. One of those traditions, started by former youth director Jamie Gilmore, was a canned food drive scavenger hunt. When Rivers Smith was recently hired as...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 5, 2015

Pipe Project Will Address City I&I Problems - Brevard NC

Work will begin soon on another major infrastructure project in the city of Brevard, impacting a number of streets. The city recently received $1.68 million from the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources to replace 8,480 feet of...

 

Times Wins Top Publication Honors - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times' special publications Summertime, Autumn and Bike Transylvania swept the top honors in their division in the 2014 North Carolina Press Association's News, Editorial and...

 

Library Boards To Meet March 19 – Brevard NC

The regular meetings of the Transylvania County Library Board of Trustees and the Transylvania County Library Foundation Board of Directors will be held Thursday, March 19. The Library Foundation Board meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the...

 

City Wildlife

These deer make rounds daily past apple and pear trees in a neighborhood near Food Matters in Brevard en route to a household's corn feeder. (Times photo by Park Baker)...

 
 By Norah Davis    Features    March 5, 2015

Rice Street Community Garden Ready For Planting – Brevard NC

The last part of this winter has been tough, so the Rice Street Community Gardeners are itching for spring to come. The volunteers who care for the garden will be preparing the soil for planting cool...

 

Bracken Mountain Bakery Celebrating 20 Years – Brevard NC

On a gorgeous fall weekend in October 1994, Bill and Debbie Tellman made the trip from Charlotte, where Bill worked as a chef, to Brevard to check out the possibility of opening a bakery. They had...

 

Long Leaf Pine Straw Sale

Boy Scout Troop 701 will hold its Long Leaf Pine Straw Sale during the month of March. Long leaf straw is considered the premium variety of straw for landscaping use because it contains more resin,...

 

The Shop Of St. Philip's Gets Ready For Spring – Brevard NC

A change is in the air. Despite all the snow, spring is on the way. The Shop of St. Philip’s is getting ready for warm weather. The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s are making way for a new season. The transformation of the Shop of...

 

The Oaks To Host Alzheimer's Seminar – Brevard NC

The Oaks-Brevard will has joined with the Western Carolina Chapter Alzheimer’s Association to present a six-part series on Alzhei-mer’s and dementia education. The first session will be held Tuesday, March 10, from 6-7 p.m. at The Oaks-Brevard,...

 

Brevard Blues And BBQ Festival Set For June – Brevard NC

185 Productions and the Brevard Music Center have announced that the Second Annual Brevard Blues and BBQ Festival will return to the Brevard Music Center June 5 and 6 this year. Tickets are now on sal...

 

TC Arts To Hold Fundraiser For Bonne Jean Bertlshofer – Brevard NC

The public is invited to a fundraiser and reception at the TC Arts Council on Tuesday, March 10, from 5-7 p.m. in honor of Bonne Jean Bertlshofer, basket weaver, founding member, and gallery...

 

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