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Legal Notices for 6-6-13

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO 13-E-123 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Joan Elizabeth Sandow, of Transylvania Cou... Full story

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Bethany Baptist Bethany Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School next week, June 17-21, from 9 a.m.-noon each day. Children ages 3 years through sixth grade are invited to join us. Bethany is located at 135 Bert Lane Road in Brevard. Call the...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 6, 2013

Opponents To Biomass Plant Retain Attorneys – Brevard NC

Two groups opposing the proposed biomass and municipal solid waste project in Penrose have retained attorneys in their efforts to stop or delay the four-megawatt power plant from being constructed at the site of what is now the Transylvania...

 

Cutting Away History

Top Photo - Bridge crews remove the concrete guardrail from the Davidson River Bridge on Old Hendersonville Highway. Bottom Photo - Larry Pennell cuts away concrete connecting the guard rails with...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 6, 2013

Board Seeks CTE Growth – Brevard NC

Monday night’s Transylvania County Board of Education meeting was highlighted by a presentation of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) plan for 2013-2014 by Scott Elliott. Elliott, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 6, 2013

Graveyard Fields To Receive Facelift

Graveyard Fields, one of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s most popular destination spots for tourists, will soon get a facelift thanks to a federal grant of more than $260,000. The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation recently announced the project that is...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 6, 2013

Commissioners' Views Differ On Investments – Brevard NC

During last week’s three-day budget workshop that resulted in a 3-2 vote to approve a 4.2-cent tax increase for fiscal year 2014, the commissioners expressed their thoughts on the tax increase. Commissioner Jason Chappell expressed his...

 

Alumni Game Parking – Brevard NC

Parking for Saturday night's alumni game at Rosman High School will be available below the baseball field on the practice fields, at Champion Park and at various sites around RHS. Handicap parking will be available behind the stadium. Gates will...

 
 By Norah Davis    Features    June 6, 2013

Pediatrician Ora Wells Also Cares For Bees – Brevard NC

It was 8:15 a.m. on a recent Wednesday, and Ora Wells, a local pediatrician, was attending a meeting at the Transylvania Regional Hospital when he received a phone call from the Brevard post office:...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Features    June 6, 2013

Ageless Grace Classes Benefit Senior Citizens – Brevard NC

You don’t have to leave your chair when exercising at Silvermont Opportunity Center in Brevard. The exercise program Ageless Grace was created by fitness professional Denise Medved. It is a functional fitness and wellness program consisting of 21...

 

Prevost, Kennally Engagement Announced

Murdoch Prevost Jr., of Carthage, N.C., and Angela Bibey Prevost, of Pinehurst, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynne Prevost, of Carthage, to Sean Deke Kennally, of...

 

News of Organizations

Beekeeping Club The Transylvania Bee-keeping Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Community Service Center in Brevard. Dr. Ora Wells will be the guest speaker. His topic will be “Bee Stings and the Use of an EPI...

 

German Car Fest Held

Helmut’s German Car Fest was held Saturday during the 2013 White Squirrel Festival. The unique gathering of classic and custom German vehicles was organized by Helmut’s Autohaus of Brevard. The 30-or-so cars and vans were on display outside the...

 

Muddy Sneakers Opens Hikes To Public – Cedar Mountain NC

Muddy Sneakers and the Friends of DuPont Forest (FODF) are co-sponsoring a hike Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in DuPont State Recreational Forest. The hike, titled “Energy in the Forest,” is the second in a series that will give...

 

Heritage Museum Puts Exhibit In County Offices – Brevard NC

On April 25, the Exhibit Committee from the Transylvania Heritage Museum installed an exhibit in the county building on Morgan Street. ‘Living Off The Land” was one of the two exhibits produced...

 
 By Jenny Munro    Lifestyles    June 6, 2013

Local AAUW Book Sale Has Come A Long Way – Brevard NC

Brevard’s AAUW book sale started small – a handful of tables and books on the corner of Main and Broad streets, a few AAUW members working the sale and proceeds of $150. The annual event grew...

 

TRH Welcomes New OB/GYN – Brevard NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital has announced the addition of a new OB/GYN to meet the health needs of women in Transylvania County and surrounding communities. Jamie L. Ramsey, M.D., will begin seeing...

 

Connestee Falls Hike Set For Saturday – Connestee Falls NC

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day by joining Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) on Saturday, June 8, for a guided hike through the private trail system of the Connestee Falls community in...

 

A Response

On this page, Brevard City Manager Joe Moore has a guest column that offers his perspective on our May 27th editorial entitled “Reasonable Regulations.” Due to space considerations, we’ll address just a few points in Moore’s column....

 
 By Joe Moore    Opinion    June 6, 2013

Yes, Let's See How We Can Make Things Happen

One notable exception to the May 27 editorial “Reasonable Regulations” was the absence of an alternate perspective from the city of Brevard. While editorials don’t hold the same requirement as news stories in hearing from all sides of a story,...

 

Regional Emergency Response Exercise Slated For June 12 – Rosman NC

Transylvania County, along with regional and state agencies, will be conducting a full scale exercise evaluating response capabilities to a mass casualty incident involving the release of a biological agent at Rosman High School beginning at 7:30...

 

Health Fair Planned For June 8 Farmers Market – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Farmers Market will host a Health Fair this Saturday, with classes and demonstrations by local health professionals. There will also be live music performed by Bradford Carson. The...

 

Library Offers Programs For Tweens, Teens – Brevard NC

There are some great free programs at the library this summer for all ages, including some unique and fun learning opportunities for Tweens and Teens (ages 10-17). For ages 10 and up, a balloon sculpture workshop at 4:30 p.m. on June 12 and a...

 

Co-ed Cinema To Offer Free Children's Movies – Brevard NC

The Co-ed Cinema has announced its highly anticipated schedule of free summer movies. Beginning June 18, the movies will be shown Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Free children’s movies are a long-standing tradition at small town theaters, said...

 

Plair To Sign Book – Brevard NC

Wednesday, June 12, local author Lt. Col. (USAR-Ret.) James B. Plair Sr. will be at Highland Books between 2 and 4 p.m. to discuss his new book, “A Study of the United States Constitution and the Federalist Papers, with an Analysis of 21st Century...

 

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