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Jean Dixon Boggs

Jean Dixon Boggs, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at The Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. Born in Asheville, she was the daughter of the late Ballard and Ollie Lawson Dixon. Her former husband, Harold A. Boggs, and her brother, Bill...

 

PARI Robber Admits Guilt - Brevard NC

Robin Baldwin Jr., one of two men who last December stole $80,000 worth of electronic equipment, scientific instruments and rare meteorites from the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), pleaded guilty last week during an administrative...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 4, 2013

Welcome To Another American Citizen - Brevard NC

For most Americans, the 4th of July is a day for grilling out, attending festivals and enjoying an evening of fireworks as the nation celebrates its independence and patriotism. For Brevard’s Alex...

 

Election Filing Starts Friday - Brevard NC

Filing for November’s municipal elections in Brevard and Rosman begins at noon on Friday. In Brevard, the four-year terms of Mayor Jimmy Harris and councilmen Rodney Locks and Mac Morrow are coming to an end. Locks has indicated he doesn’t plan...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Faith Memorial Chapel Rev. Michael Hoyt, senior pastor of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Greenville, S.C. will preach Sunday, July 7, at 11 at Faith Memorial Chapel in Cedar Mountain. For more information or directions, go to www.f...

 

DuPont Forest Unveils Its New Bridge, Visitor Center - Brevard NC

Around 200 people gathered Monday at DuPont State Recreational Forest to witness the culmination of many years of work during the official unveiling of both a new pedestrian bridge near Hooker Falls...

 

Local Health Board Seeking Public's Help - Brevard NC

North Carolina’s public health history includes the General Assembly’s creation of the State Board of Health back in 1877. Transylvania County can trace public health services back to the 1920s, with formal establishment of the local board of...

 

Transylvania County Jobless Rate Increases To 8.9 Percent In May – Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate increased from 8.7 percent in April to 8.9 percent in May, according to the latest figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The statewide rate in May was 8.9 percent, up from from 8.5 percent...

 

Health Officials Warn Of The Dangers Of Meningococcal - Brevard NC

Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness, according to a press release from the Transylvania County Health Department. The disease is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children 2 through 18 years old in the United States....

 
 By Emma Owen    Features    July 4, 2013

Close-Up Trip Provides Personal, National Insight – Rosman NC

Every year since the sixth grade, I’ve received flyers in the mail advertising a variety of summer programs: film camps in California, journalism workshops in New York, overseas studies in Europe,...

 

News of Organizations

Beekeeping Club The Transylvania Beekeeping Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at the Community Service Center in Brevard. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ora Wells who will talk about bee stings and the use of EPI pens. All...

 

Legal Notices for 7-4-13

11 SP 51 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by EDWIN I. GLANCE AND CHRISTINE H. GLANCE to SCOTT SHELTON, Trustee(s), which... Full story

 

Dowler Receives Excellence Award

Blue Ridge Community Health Services’ (BRCHS) Chief Medical Officer, Shannon Dowler, M.D. has received the North Carolina Community Health Center Association’s (NCCHCA) Association Contribution...

 

Gaia Herbs Recipients Of Sustainable Excellence Award – Brevard NC

Gaia Herbs, an herbal supplement leader for more than 25 years, received the first ever Award for Sustainable Excellence, sponsored by the John Paul Selects organization. The award was presented...

 

The Falls Landing Celebrates 20 Years – Brevard NC

1993, what is now The Falls Landing restaurant was a building that had been sitting empty for over a year. Having formerly housed several different food establishments over the years, it had the bones for a great downtown eatery. While on vacation,...

 

Yarn Shop In Brevard To Close After Nine Years – Brevard NC

After nine years of serving Western North Carolina’s fiber arts community, Charlotte’s Fibers in Brevard will be closing in August. Established in 2004, Charlotte’s Fibers’ primary focus is yarn and other specialty fibers along with...

 

Greystone Inn Named Charter Member Of Southern Living Hotel Collection – Lake Toxaway NC

Earlier this week, western North Carolina’s own Greystone Inn was named as a charter member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection. This branded hotel collection features independent four- and five-star level properties that deliver an authentic...

 

Historical Society To Host Antiques Appraisal Fair – Brevard NC

Saturday, July 13 from 2-4 p.m., an Antiques Appraisal Fair sponsored by the Transylvania County Historical Society will be held at St. Timothy United Methodist Church. This fun and interesting event is open to the public. Admission is free, and the...

 

Saturn Presentation At PARI – Rosman NC

The public is invited to a special program about the planet Saturn Friday, July 12, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). The evening’s activities will include a tour of the PARI campus and, weather permitting, celestial...

 

Write 'Thank You' To Soldiers At Transylvania Farmers Market – Brevard NC

The public is invited to visit the Transylvania Farmers Market Saturday, July 6, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. to enjoy live music by Bruce Ladd and create a thank you card to a U.S. service member. In celebration of Independence Day, the Farmers Market is...

 

Deb Good To Explain Landscape Attributes – Brevard NC

Those people thinking about sprucing up their yard or even totally re-landscaping it should plan to attend a lecture by Deb Good, local landscape designer on July 9. Those looking for unusual, hard to find plants that are suited to the unique...

 

Sliding Rock Wins Best Swimming Hole – Pisgah Forest NC

Sliding Rock has been voted Platinum Best Swimming Hole by the readers of Blue Ridge Country magazine in the 2013 Best of the Mountains poll. “Our readers voted in record numbers this year,’ said Blue Ridge Country Editor in Chief Kurt...

 

A 150 Years

The turning point of the Civil War occurred 150 years ago this week. In the early summer of 1863, Confederate General Robert E. Lee decided to take the war into the Union states. He believed that a decisive victory for the South on Union soil would w...

 

Preparing To Be Enchanted

Members of Brevard Little Theatre Youth rehearse for “The Enchantment,” which will be performed this Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. in the American Legion building in downtown Brevard. The performers are Connor Leidner...

 

BLT Holds Auditions For Simon's 'Red Hot' Play – Brevard NC

The next Brevard Little Theatre production is “The Last of the Red Hot Lovers” by Neil Simon. June and Bob Stacy, the directors, have scheduled auditions for Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, at 2 p.m. at the theatre location at 55 E Jordan...

 

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