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Legal Notices for 4-15-13

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO 13E96 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Azalee P. Dodson, of Transylvania County,...

 

Close Tax Loopholes

Today is the final day federal and state income taxes must be filed. Filing taxes can be discouraging for many people, particularly for those living from paycheck to paycheck. What might be more frustrating than actually filing taxes and paying off...

 

Biomass And Zoning

I went to the presentation on biomass Thursday night at the Rogow Room of the library; just wanted to learn about this process. The room was packed. At the end of the presentation it became obvious many folks were against this industry coming to Tran...

 

More Government Intervention

Just when we think we have seen it all in government intrusion into our lives, Mr. Obama rears his intrusion head again. His unbridled actions continue to tighten the government noose around our collective necks. The latest announcement out of the...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 15, 2013

Biomass Plant Mostly Attacked During Meeting -Brevard Nc

A proposed biomass power plant in the Little River Valley ran into fierce opposition from a standing room-only crowd in the library’s Rogow Room Thursday night. Many of those in attendance wore blue shirts or pinned blue ribbons to their shirts...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 15, 2013

Sanders Heads To Next Mailbox -Brevard NC

For John Sanders, this past weekend’s Assault on the Carolinas wasn’t about finishing near the top of the field, setting a new personal best time or enjoying the view over the 25-mile course. It...

 

Facts Dictate Where Lines Are Drawn

Twice last week I have encountered the name of the German city “Dresden.” Once it was written on a placard displayed by a youthful protestor at some forgotten demonstration. The other was in April 9, 2013 opinion letter to The Transylvania...

 

Indoor Soccer Arena Planned - Brevard NC

Local soccer fans will soon get a boost with the opening of an indoor arena in Brevard. Last week, organizers got over the last major hurdle with the city’s Board of Adjustment approval of a special use permit that will allow an indoor soccer...

 

Biomass: Is It Good Or Bad?

My wife and I went to the presentation Thursday, April 11, about the proposed biomass plant at the Penrose airport. There were a lot of questions asked and answers given. However, I never heard how good or how bad the plant would be. For example,...

 

Local Democrats Hear Rallying Call - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Democratic Party Convention Saturday featured speeches rallying members to the cause and criticizing the Republican-dominated state Legislature and governorship. Norman...

 

Bike Paths, Not Roundabouts

A “roundabout” is a bad idea in our town. Those of us who still work for a living don’t want or need to slow down and see Brevard. We have busy lives and schedules. If you build it, I will totally avoid the area. I’m sure others will too....

 

Births In Transylvania

Arrison Jeremy Scruggs Jeremy and Shannon Scruggs, of Rosman, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Arrison Jeremy Scruggs, born April 8, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, in Brevard. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces. His grandparents...

 

News of Organizations

Quilters Guild Western North Carolina Quilters Guild will meet Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Grace Lutheran Church in Hendersonville. This month’s meeting features Annette Ornelas who will give a talk on her...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 15, 2013

Families Displaced By Apartment Fire – Brevard NC

Four families at an apartment complex on West Morgan Street were displaced after a fire ravaged the Cedar Crest Apartments Wednesday night. According to Brevard Fire Department Captain Adam Hughey, the City of Brevard Fire Department was dispatched...

 

Law and Order – Transylvania County

Felony Arrests On April 10, Minnie Belle Smith, 62, of Cedar Mountain, was arrested and charged with one felony count of selling or delivering a schedule II controlled substance (Dilaudid). Smith was allegedly in possession of 50 Dilaudid pills and...

 

Elaine Ruth Christiansen

Elaine Ruth Christiansen, 87, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Elizabeth House, in Flat Rock. She was born in Manitowoc, Wis. Sept. 26, 1925. She attended school in Kohler and later her family relocated to Sheboygan where she met and...

 

Beulah "Ginny" Stiffler Howard

Beulah “Ginny” Stiffler Howard, 86, of Brevard, passed away April 11, 2013, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was a daughter of the late Herbert Lewis Stiffler and Lucreta Heskett Lacey. Her husband,...

 

Bruce Doyle Smith

Bruce Doyle Smith, 78, of Brevard, died Friday, April 12, 2013. He was born July 25, 1934, in Haywood County, to the late George Samuel and Flora Elizabeth Freeman Smith. In addition to his parents, his wife, Delores Dean Smith and his son Steven...

 

Lt. Col. John Francis McGee Jr.

Lt. Col. John Francis McGee Jr., 81, of Pisgah Forest, died Tuesday, April 8, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 12, 1931, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to the late John Francis McGee Sr. and Jean Boreddi McGee. A son, Kevin McGee and a daughter, Jean Eli...

 

Maryalice Rogers

Maryalice Rogers, of Brevard, passed away peacefully Feb. 27, 2013. She was 76 years young. Born in New York, May 1, 1936, she was raised by her parents, the late Robert and Alice Layne and had one brother, Robert Layne, who predeceased her. She...

 

Freeda Muriel Wodogaza

Freeda Muriel Wodogaza, 74, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Elizabeth House, in Flat Rock. A native of West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Stevens and Ruby Dunbar. Her...

 

The Stick That Really Grew

A few years ago, I purchased a 2-foot green elderberry stick from a nursery at the annual Organic Growers School in Asheville. “Stick it in the ground,” I was told, “and it will grow.” I stuck my stick in the ground and it grew into a...

 

County Band Students Perform At Brevard College – Rosman NC

The week of March 19-22 held an exciting musical event in Transylvania County for area band programs that participated in the annual Western District Concert Band Music Performance Adjudication, hosted by Brevard College. Many regional bands... Full story

 

Time For 'Bond, School Bond,' To Help Us

It’s budget season in Transylvania County, and that means my husband is putting in overtime. Now that the school board is meeting twice a month, I am gone more often and he is the one cooking, washing up, and supervising homework and bedtime... Full story

 

BC Professor To Be Inducted Into Scholars Hall of Fame – Brevard NC

Jubal Tiner, an associate professor of English at Brevard College, is scheduled to be inducted into the Southwestern College Scholars Hall of Fame Saturday, April 20 at a reception at Southwestern’s Deets Library. Tiner, a 1988 graduate of... Full story

 

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