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Articles from the December 21, 2017 edition

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 By John Lanier    News    December 21, 2017

School System Picks Architectural Firm Clark Nexsen

The Transylvania County Board of Education selected Clark Nexsen as the architectural firm to continue working on the school system’s Master Facilities Plan in preparation for a possible bond referendum, but postponed signing any contract until a...

 

Locals Help With Puerto Rico Recovery

After returning from a trip to Puerto Rico to assist those who have been left destitute in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which hit in September, Kiersten Wilber and John Pate report a strong will...

 

Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story Recalled At Meeting - Brevard, NC

Though Pearl Harbor survivor Craig Kirkpatrick wasn’t able to speak at the WNC Military History Museum to commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Joe Parker, the national president of the Blinded Veterans Association, and Ken Corn,...

 

Merry Time - Brevard, NC

The folks at Transylvania Vocational Services took part Tuesday in a "tacky" holiday outfit contest....

 

Asheville PD Looking For Brevard Resident

The Asheville Police Department is asking for assistance to locate Corey Howell of Brevard. Howell has four open warrants for flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle, resisting public officers,...

 

Oligarchs, Not America, First

When Donald Trump campaigned for president, he ran on an “America First” platform. It resonated with millions of voters for good reason. Many Americans believed then, and now, that past politicians had looked out only for their own interests, oft...

 

Sexual Harassment

What has happened to our society? It is based in the courts as guilty or not. These women who are making the allegations of harassment might be true or false. I do not know which. But allegations do not make you guilty of any crime. It’s for the...

 

Reduce Use Of Facebook

When the creators of Facebook don’t let their own children use or be on Facebook, that speaks volumes to me. They created a medium for social communication that is not in the best interest for its users. They send their own children to a special...

 

Regulate Mountain Development

People are buying land here, closely followed by bulldozers to carve slices out of these mountains. They are obviously working from a flat map instead of reality. These mountains are all their own, and they may not behave the way the white man from...

 

Local Chamber Of Commerce Announces Grand Prize Winner - Brevard, NC

Local resident Anne Limbird won the grand prize drawing for the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Promotion Giveaway. Limbird entered the drawing at Sun Dragon Art & Fiber at...

 

Brevard Local Hannah Dickson Signs With BC Cycling - Brevard, NC

Brevard College cycling coach Brad Perley added a third rider to the program for the 2018-19 season, announcing that Hannah Dickson will join the program as part of the class of 2023. The addition of...

 

BC Grad Nets Bahamian Behemoth

While most of Transylvania County was recently covered in snow, things were a bit different down in the Caribbean. While on a fishing expedition in the Bahamas, Brevard College graduate Caleb...

 

Tigers Take Two Of Three In Alumni Hoops Contests

It was a good day for Rosman High School as the Tigers defeated the Brevard Blue Devils in two of three alumni basketball games between the two schools last Saturday at the Transylvania County...

 

Prep Roundup

Lady Blue Devils Pick Up Win Over Polk The Brevard Lady Blue Devils continued their strong season Tuesday night as they took down Polk County on the road 52-42. With the win, Brevard’s record improves to 7-4. There was no boys’ varsity game, as...

 

Legal Notices for December 21, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 17 SP 96 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Shay S. Adelman, Hallie Marie Adelman, Kirk Budd, Jennifer Budd (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Kirk Budd) to David C. Neumann, Atty,... Full story

 

United Way Invites Local Nonprofits To Apply For Funding

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will host its annual Requests for Proposal (RFP) informational meeting for nonprofit agencies from 3-5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19, in the Carlson Conference Room...

 

Musicke Antiqua Provides 'A Renaissance Feast' At Library- Brevard, NC

Musicke Antiqua, a group of local performers of music from the Medieval and Renaissance though the Baroque and Modern eras, played "A Renaissance Feast" at the Transylvania County Library Tuesday....

 

Transylvanians Honored

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meeting was held last Saturday at Ardenwoods in Buncombe County. Three Transylvanians were honored for their outstanding public service...

 

Dianne Hemphill Norman

Dianne Hemphill Norman, 61, of Pisgah Forest, departed this life Dec. 16, 2017. She was born in Transylvania County to the late Charles Edward Hemphill and Mary Lucille Hunter Hemphill. In addition...

 

David Alan Webb

David Alan Webb, 56, of Glenville, N.C., was called home to be with his Savior Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, while at home in Glenville. He was a native to and dearly loved these beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, where he grew up and lived most all his life....

 

Cleon Edgar Mason

Cleon Edgar Mason, 77, of Balsam Grove, passed away on Dec. 16, 2017, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. He was born March 6, 1940, to Coley Mason and Marie McCall Mason in Transylvania County. In...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church invites everyone to worship this Sunday, Dec. 24. Christmas Eve morning service is at 11 a.m. Nursery is provided. At 4 p.m. is the Family Candlelight Christmas Eve...

 

The Journey Inward: Silent Night: A World War One Christmas Truce

After almost unending rain had made the trenches unbearably muddy, Christmas Eve, 1914, in contrast, began on a crisp, clear morning. This reprieve lifted the spirits of soldiers on both sides of the conflict. Just five months into the war and one...

 

Tree Of Remembrance - Brevard, NC

Local high school students decorate The Hospice Tree of Remembrance, a tradition that began in 1993 when volunteer Ginny Fisher wanted to find a way to support hospice patients in need. The names of...

 

BC Names Parnell Executive Assistant To The President - Brevard, NC

Brevard College has announced that Katherine Parnell has been named the new executive assistant to the President, effective Jan. 3. A Brevard College class of 2011 graduate, Parnell was the college's...

 

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