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Legal Notices For June 29, 2015

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION RE: ESTATE OF HELENA SCHAFF FILE NO. 15-E-150 Having qualified as the Executor of the Estate of Helena Schaff, the undersigned does hereby notify all... Full story

 

Faith Katherine Bayne

Faith Katherine Bayne, 87, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A native of Middleton, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William Dent and Clara Addison Auvil. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 29, 2015

State Economic Development Official Visits County – Brevard NC

Transylvania County played host last Thursday to Chris Chung, CEO of the Economic Development Partnership for North Carolina (EDPNC), who spoke briefly during a breakfast reception at the Pisgah Fish...

 

Darnall W. Boyd

Darnall W. Boyd, born in Richmond, Va., Feb. 19, 1927, lived in Columbia, S.C. all but the first two weeks after birth, died June 23, 2015. He served in the United States Navy 1944-45 and graduated...

 

Schools Address Student Driver Training - Brevard NC

Proposed cuts to state driver education programs will change the landscape for students pursuing their learner's permit and driver's license, effective June 30, according to a press release from the county school system. With program funding for 2015...

 

Relay Ready To Celebrate- Brevard NC

A birthday is a special day on the calendar for just about anybody — but it’s a particularly meaningful milestone to cancer survivors, their families and caregivers. The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Transylvania County offers...

 

Jack Verlin Edwards

Jack Verlin Edwards, 83, of Balsam Grove, went peacefully home to be with our Lord while at home in Balsam Grove, Thursday, June 25, 2015. He was the son of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the late James William and Mattie Artie Lucrecia Gibson Edwards....

 

Precious Dixie Ruth Lasseter

Precious Dixie Ruth Lasseter, 89, a resident of Cedar Mountain House in Brevard, went to be with her Lord and Savior May, 14, 2015.   She was born Feb. 20, 1926, in Shelby County, Texas to Richard...

 

Sandra Fay Mathis McCall

Sandra Fay Mathis McCall, 63, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. A lifelong resident of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Benjamin Mathis and Gaynell Shook Mathis. In addition to her father, her sisters,...

 

Lois Cantrell Galloway

Lois Cantrell Galloway, 85, of Brevard, passed away on June 25, 2015 at her residence.    A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Ulus Cantrell and Dolly Anders Lance and was the wife of the late L.C. Galloway.  She was...

 

Jane Singletary Nicholson

Jane Singletary Nicholson, 74, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015.       A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Louise Barton Singletary. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by...

 

Rosalee Lovada Rigsby

Rosalee Lovada Rigsby, 76 of Lake Toxaway, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 23, 2015, surrounded by her family in her home. She was born in Transylvania County Dec. 3, 1939, to the late Henry Bee Owen and Minnie Shook Owen. She donated her time...

 

Eileen Elizabeth "Bette" Reinman

Eileen Elizabeth "Bette" Reinman, 86, of Lewisville, Texas, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the Medical Center of Lewisville. She worked for Eastern Airlines, starting out as a ticket agent and...

 

Evalina Aiken Sanders

Evalina Aiken Sanders, 73, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Friday, June 26, 2015.     A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Lois Raines Aiken. In...

 

Paul F. Pothin

Paul F. Pothin, 80, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015.       He was the son of the late Alfred and Dorothy Ryan Pothin.     Surviving are his wife, Virginia Pendergrass; sons, Timothy Pothin, of Gilford, Conn., John Pothin, of...

 

Beverly M. Wall Steuerwald

Beverly M. Wall Steuerwald, of Umatilla, Fla., went home to be with her Savior June 25, 2015. She was born Oct. 8, 1922, to Benjamin and Pearl Wall, and was raised in Holmen, Wis. along with her four...

 

Brian Kreigsman Is Off To The Races – Brevard NC

Not many would stand in fire resistant gear for four hours in 100 degree heat and consider that a labor of love - much less a lucky volunteer opportunity - but Brian Kreigsman does just that. The...

 

Robots Vie For 'Mini-golf' Crown – Brevard NC

Many young people will play a round of mini-golf during summer vacation, but how many will learn to program a robot to take to the course? Thanks to A & T State University's "4-H STEM Academy"...

 

Births

William James Galloway Chase and Crystal Galloway, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their son, William James Galloway, born at 3.01 p.m. April 24, 2015, at Park Ridge Hospital in...

 

News of Organizations

Republicans The next meeting of the Transylvania County Republican Executive Committee is Thursday, July 2, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Community Services Building located on Morgan Street in downtown Brevard. All Transylvania...

 

Pisgah Forest Rotary Honors Service Above Self – Pisgah Forest NC

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest celebrated the past fiscal year on June 17 with an awards banquet and the installation of new officers and board members. Rich Handschin, the past president, hosted...

 

Gomez, McLendon Engagement Announced

Carolina Goyeneche Gomez, and Matthew Buckley McLendon, of Atlanta, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gloria Gomez and Francisco Goyeneche, of Tula, Valle...

 

Martin Spoke For Himself

In the Monday, June 22, issue of The Transylvania Times, we reported former Brevard College basketball coach Chick Martin’s opinion disagreeing with the Brevard College Board of Trustees recent decision to reclassify from Division II to Division...

 

Reynolds Is Deserving

Last week it was announced that Jim Reynolds, professor of geology at Brevard College, will receive the Sierra Club’s Special Achievement Award in San Francisco in September. Reynolds is being honored for his leadership role in having Brevard...

 

Whitmire Causes Double Take

A recent letter about and columns by N.C. State Rep. Chris Whitmire caused me to do a double take. He was recently shown in his U.S. Air Force uniform in The Transylvania Times as part of our Memorial Day celebration. Surely as a sworn member of the...

 

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