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Voter Registration Deadline Is April 11-Brevard NC

Transylvania County residents not currently registered to vote must to do so by April 11 to participate in the upcoming primary election. This deadline also applies to registered voters needing to...

 

Legal Notices for March. 24, 2014

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 14-E-59 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Rose Walsh... Full story

 

N.C. Needs Earned Income Tax Credit

This month marks a setback for low-income working families across North Carolina, but especially in rural areas: just one year ago, Gov. McCrory signed a bill ending the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and unless lawmakers reverse course,...

 

Unfortunate Incident

To our members, neighbors, and community, we want everyone to know that the incident that occurred in our parking lot on Saturday night, March 22, was not the result of a VFW function. It was a private party of a family renting our dining hall. It...

 

Re-visioning Education

The two county high schools are underpopulated. All of the students won’t fit into one school and a proposed solution is to build a new school in an area part way between the two. This would ensure that all are equally inconvenienced and no one...

 

Police Are Professional

I was stopped recently by Sgt. R. Bickford of the Brevard City Police as, on leaving the Pisgah Forest Post Office, I was not properly attentive to the speed limit on Old Hendersonville Highway. Sgt. Bickford was most professional in conduct and...

 

Downtown Brevard Signage

Our new signage is really classy and a great improvement to our city. We don’t know whose idea this was or who picked the design, but they are awesome. We thank the people responsible. Way to go city of Brevard! Charles and Linda Butz...

 

Births In Transylvania

Charlotte Mae McCall B.J. and Shaunna McCall, of Balsam Grove, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Charlotte Mae McCall, born March 18, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Her...

 

Caleb Murphy Is Correctly Identified

The 1995 "Heritage of Transylvania County" identifies this photograph as Houston Moore. However Frances Reese, who wrote several articles for the book and has compiled a Moore family collection, recently learned that this is incorrect. The man in the...

 

Carolinas To Experience Total Eclipse Of The Moon – Rosman NC

Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute announce that on the morning of April 15 (That’s right, tax day!), weather permitting, viewers in the Carolinas will be able to view a total eclipse of the moon. What causes an eclipse of...

 

Red Cross Blood Drives Seek Donors – Transylvania County NC

About 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood; however, only 3 percent actually do. The American Red Cross is encouraging individuals to join those who have stepped up to help save lives by donating blood or platelets. “While only...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 24, 2014

Task Force Lays Out Its Marketing Strategies – Brevard NC

Roughly 100 people filled the Rogow Room last Wednesday to hear the final presentation from the Transylvania County Independent Economic Development Task Force as the group laid out its recommendations for marketing strategies, as well as targeted in...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 24, 2014

Board: School Facility Study Needed - Brevard NC

A study of Transylvania County Schools’ facilities, including looking at consolidation, was unanimously backed last week by the Board of Education. The school board plans to choose the winning bid for the project May 5, with the long-term goal of h...

 

Boise State Nixes BHS Blue Field -Brevard NC

In the movie "Field of Dreams" a voice told Kevin Costner's character "If you build it, they will come." Brevard High School had a similar blue-tinged, artificial turf, field of dreams, but it turns...

 

Walend Receives Order Of Long Leaf Pine - Brevard NC

Trudi Walend, a Transylvania County resident and former member of the N.C. House of Representatives, was recently inducted into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 24, 2014

County Officially Begins Manager Search – Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners met Thursday night to start the search for a new county manager. Current County Manager Artie Wilson is set to retire in September 2014. Steve Straus, a Brevard native, has been hired to help find Wilson’s...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 24, 2014

Glen Cannon Country Club Sold In Auction - Brevard NC

In front of more than 50 people on the steps of the Transylvania County Courthouse, Glen Cannon County Club was sold to Great Oak Pool I, LLC for the price of $840,000 at public auction last Thursday afternoon. Scott Carter, trustee of the deed of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 24, 2014

Shots Fired At Party- Brevard NC

A fight at a private party at the VFW hall Saturday in Brevard resulted in shots fired and several arrests. The hall had been rented out for a private birthday party, with more than 200 people attending, according to the Brevard Police Department....

 

City Recognizes Its 'Best' Employees - Brevard NC

City of Brevard employees were recognized last Thursday for "outstanding job performance." The Brevard's Best Awards program has been introduced to reward, recognize and thank those individuals who...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 24, 2014

Council Approves Recommended Transportation Plans - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has approved a resolution backing several local projects to be included in statewide transportation improvements. Six of the nine projects (see below) have been identified by the city and the county in the past. Council approved...

 

Howard W. Boyd

Howard W. Boyd, 78, of Highland Farms Retirement Community in Black Mountain, formerly of Brevard, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, April 7, 1935, he received... Full story

 

June Canfield

June Canfield, 89, was called to be with her Lord and Savior in eternity March 19, 2014. Born June Cornel DeBoor Aug. 17, 1924 in Cincinnati, Ohio, she graduated second in her class at Walnut Hills High School there, and then Magna Cum Laude from... Full story

 

Alvin Roy Jones

Alvin Roy Jones, 84, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 23, 2014. He was the son of the late Seldon and Nellie Lee Jones. In addition to his parents, his sister, Helen Ross, preceded him in d... Full story

 

John Fennemore Krause

John Fennemore Krause, 76, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at his residence. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., he was the son of the late Martin Warren and Elizabeth Fennemore Krause. In a... Full story

 

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