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Heart of Brevard Warns About Fake Bills -Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard (HOB) is warning the public to be on the lookout for counterfeit $100 bills. The HOB received a report from one of its members about a counterfeit $100 bill that was passed...

 

Legal Notices For September 11, 2014

NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA WAKE COUNTY In the General Court of Justice, District Court Division Builder’s Mutual Insurance Company, Plaintiff, Vs. Jose Luis Cabrera Escobar, Defendant To: Brent Griffin 14... Full story

 

Courthouse's Future Being Looked At Again

Transylvania County commissioners held the first of three workshops discussing the history of the county courthouse and weighing the option of expanding the courthouse or constructing a new...

 

Long-Time Tax Administrator Retiring – Brevard NC

Transylvania County tax administrator David Reid, who has worked for the county for 39 years, announced his retirement at the end of 2014 during Monday night's county commissioners' meeting. County...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 11, 2014

Rosman Considering Using River As Water Source-Rosman NC

In a brief meeting Tuesday night, the Rosman Board of Aldermen took steps to draw water from the French Broad River. As part of an addition to the agenda, the board voted 3-0 to contact the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and North Carolina...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 11, 2014

BMC Getting In Tune With Community - Brevard NC

Mark Weinstein said the end of his first season as Brevard Music Center president was like finishing a great book - one that he didn't want to end. "It's so exciting at the end," said Weinstein of the...

 

College Sees Slight Enrollment Increase - Brevard NC

For the second consecutive year, Brevard College welcomes its largest number of students to campus. This unprecedented accomplishment, according to a press release, continues the recruitment momentum that began in 2011. This year’s official...

 

Parks Service Awards Concession Contract To Parkway Inn - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Parkway Superintendent Mark H. Woods announced Monday that Parkway Inn, Inc., was awarded the concession contract to operate the Pisgah Inn at Milepost 408.6 in Transylvania County for the next 10 years. Parkway Inn, Inc. has operated the...

 

Law and Order - Brevard NC

Johnathon Richard Dill, 18, was arrested by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 7 and charged with a felony breaking and entering a vehicle. Dill was arrested two days later on 20 additional counts of breaking and entering vehicles....

 

Bread Of Life Invites Public To Open House Sunday - Brevard NC

The Brevard of Life, located at 238 South Caldwell St. in Brevard, will hold an Open House Ice Cream Social Sunday, Sept. 14, from 1-4 p.m. During the Open House, participants can also celebrate the programs and building improvements that enhance...

 

Fair View

The Mountain State Fair ends its annual run Sunday. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)...

 

Brevard Or Anywhere?

“When a chain store developer comes to town, they generally have three designs (A, B, or C) ranging from Anywhere USA to unique (sensitive to local character)…Which one gets built depends heavily upon how much push back the company gets from...

 

Hemphill Is Right Choice

It is my sincere pleasure to write this letter in support of William E. Hemphill Jr., a candidate for Sheriff of Transylvania County. I have known William and his lovely wife Angie for more than two decades. From our first encounter, I was impressed...

 

Supports "Sarge"

I did not appreciate the attacks upon the leader of the Transylvania Honor Guard, Howard “Sarge” Thiel. I am also a U.S. Army veteran and belong to the Honor Guard. We could not find a better man as a leader in the city of Brevard. Sarge is the...

 

Taken Out Of Context

This is in response to a letter to the editor published in the Aug. 18 edition of The Transylvania Times referring to the county commissioners agenda item concerning the alcohol referendum. I made a reference, as to what I or anyone else, could consi...

 

The Battle Of The Titans It Was Not!

I watched the so-called debate between Sen. Kay Hagan and her Republican challenger Thom Tillis. It was more like watching “Midget Wrestling” on TV than the “Battle of the Titans” on the big screen though. Tillis assumed the persona more of...

 

What Did Lady Liberty Think?

Thursday is 9/11. What memories it will evoke — where we were, what we were doing, the emotions we experienced. There was only one witness to what happened from the beginning to the very end. However, she is silent. She still stands tall in the...

 

Christine Bane

Christine Bane, 96, of Downers Grove, Ill., and Brevard, passed peacefully into the light at her home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Atlanta, Ga. She...

 

John Clair Canfield

John Clair Canfield, 90, of Bloomington, Ind. and formerly of Transylvania County, was called home to his Lord and Savior Sept. 7, 2014. Born May 15, 1924, in Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated from John Marshall High School in Cleveland, received his B.A...

 

Amber Galloway Cagle

Amber Galloway Cagle, 39, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in the comfort of her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1975, to Candace Smith Galloway and the late Jerry Lee Gall...

 

Lawrence Douglas Fisher

Lawrence Douglas Fisher, 91, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. He was the son of the late Walter Preston and Julia Ann Galloway Fisher. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann Fisher; brother,...

 

Carolyn Marie Gibson Neill

Carolyn Marie Gibson Neill, 67, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Stokes County, N.C. to the late Clyde T. Gibson Sr. and Nannie George Ward. She...

 

Kenneth Charles Riley

Kenneth Charles Riley, 88, of Brevard, passed away at The Oaks of Brevard, Aug. 12, 2014. He was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Wausaukee, Wis. to the late James P. Riley and Ruth Bandy Riley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his...

 

Donald S. Smith

Donald S. Smith, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at his home. He was a son of the late Clophia Smith and Lena France Smith. He is survived by his wife, Roberta “Bobbie” Smith; one daughter, Wendy Lyons and husband, Randy, of...

 

Ruth Dorothy Klock

Ruth Dorothy Klock, 96, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. A native of Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of Rev. Charles Arthur and Florence Peabody Jevne. In addition to her parents, her husband, Albert Vincent “Tick” Klock, and...

 

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