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Legal Notices For May 18, 2015

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO: 15-E-123 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOYCE ELMORE CREDITOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate... Full story

 

Brevard College To Transition To NCAA Division III

The Brevard College board of trustees voted Friday to transition the school from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division III over the next four years, impacting primarily athletics at the institution. A...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 18, 2015

Festival Not Hosting Squirrel Box Derby - Brevard NC

It’s arguably the biggest draw at one of Brevard’s most popular festivals, but the sidewalks of Jailhouse Hill (North Broad Street) won’t be lined with cheering spectators, and the base of the hill won’t be the site of any photo finishes...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 18, 2015

DAR Unveils Historical Reminder - Brevard NC

Local chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) dedicated a new grave marker to Benjamin Davidson Sunday afternoon at the Davidson River Cemetery. The program began with...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 18, 2015

Salvation Army Back On Track -Brevard NC

It was an afternoon centered around recognition, and, hopefully, resurrection last Thursday as the Salvation Army held its volunteer appreciation luncheon at the Masonic Lodge in downtown Brevard....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 18, 2015

Wastewater Plant Study Scope Reduced - Brevard NC

The scope of a proposed study of the city of Brevard’s wastewater treatment plant has been significantly scaled back. The plant study items were discussed last week during the second meeting of the newly formed Public Works and Utilities...

 

Public Invited To See Center Upgrade - Brevard NC

Transylvania County has a long tradition of extending a warm welcome to visitors, and a recent Visitor Center enhancement project is about to make that welcome even warmer. To celebrate the completion of the improvements, the Transylvania County...

 

Gorges Park Needs Transylvania's Vote – Brevard NC

Gorges State Park still needs your vote to help it secure a $100,000 grant to fund a gravity mountain bike trail, and voting starts today. As previously reported, Gorges State Park, in collaboration with the Friends of Gorges State Park group, has be...

 

Cradle Of Forestry Offers 'Bogs, Bugs And Beavers' Walk Planned

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a program, “Bogs, Bugs and Beavers,” Saturday, May 23. The program begins in the Forest Discovery Center at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. with an introduction about beavers’ adaptations to living in a...

 

Pressler Joins Staff Of Highlands Dermatology

Highlands Dermatol-ogy, with offices in Highlands, Franklin and Brevard, is once again expanding services to its many patients with the addition of a certified nurse practitioner. Jane Pressler, FNP-B...

 

Church Chicken For Charity Barbecue Set

The men of the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church hope to tempt crowds at the White Squirrel Festival Saturday, May 23, as they again hold their annual Church Chicken for Charity barbecue....

 

Dr. Brian Barrow To Discuss Women's Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings are vital for women. Breast cancer survival rates have increased due to earlier detection and early-stage ovarian cancer is more likely to be treated successfully. It’s important to stay up-to-date regarding recommendations for...

 

Cradle Of Forestry Offers 'Bogs, Bugs And Beavers' Walk Planned

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a program, “Bogs, Bugs and Beavers,” Saturday, May 23. The program begins in the Forest Discovery Center at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. with an introduction about beavers’ adaptations to living in a...

 

Pressler Joins Staff Of Highlands Dermatology

Highlands Dermatology, with offices in Highlands, Franklin and Brevard, is once again expanding services to its many patients with the addition of a certified nurse practitioner. Jane Pressler,...

 

Church Chicken For Charity Barbecue Set

The men of the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church hope to tempt crowds at the White Squirrel Festival Saturday, May 23, as they again hold their annual Church Chicken for Charity barbecue. For the fifth year, they will be selling grilled...

 

Hospital Auxiliary Honors Scholarship Winners

The Transylvania Reg-ional Hospital (TRH) Aux-iliary held a reception Sun-day, May 3, for its 2015 scholarship winners. The event was held in the Carlson Conference Room at the hospital. There are thr...

 

East Main Street Has Been A Busy Place

Around 1900 John McMinn built the Aethel-wold Hotel on the corner of Main and Broad streets in the center of town. The main entrance into the lobby was near the middle of the Broad Street side of the...

 

Nero in Raleigh

The big economic news last week was that North Carolina lost out to South Carolina on its bid to lure a new Volvo manufacturing plant to the state. It is the third time in recent years that a major manufacturer chose South Carolina – the other two...

 

Clinton Has Questionable Ethics

Back in the nineties when Bill Clinton was governor of Arkansas, his wife, Hillary, was an attorney in the Rose Law Firm. Mrs. Clinton represented clients before state regulatory agencies whose members were appointed by her husband, the governor....

 

Brevard Ballet Stages 'Cinderella' While Adding Diverse Programs

Brevard Ballet performed Prokofiev's "Cinderella" to a sold out audience Sunday, May 17, at Ingram Auditorium, Brevard College. Staged by Director Angie Wells, this heartwarming tale of kindness and...

 

Sandburg Folk Music Festival May 25

On Memorial Day, May 25, folk musicians from across the region will converge at Connemara for a day of toe-tapping fun and music as Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site hosts the 29th annual...

 

The Gallery At 44 Honors Brain Cancer Awareness

The Gallery at 44, a private art gallery located at 44 East Main above Jaime's Creole Brasserie, is honoring May as National Brain Cancer Awareness month with a special exhibition of artwork during...

 

Rape Is Under-reported In Many College Towns

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Henderson, Dee. “Taken.” Shannon was kidnapped at 16 and forced to work for the Jacoby crime family. When she manages to escape years later, she knows that she must...

 

B-DRPC Organ Concert Honors Memorial Day

The public is invited to attend a Memorial Day organ concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 25, at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Charlie Steele, minister of music/organist at the church,...

 

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