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Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Suspects Located In San Diego, California - Brevard NC

Two Pisgah Forest residents suspected of armed robbery and second-degree kidnapping are in jail in San Diego County, California. Erin Lashea Hogsed, 21, and Jonathan Antonio Richardson, 27, face arres...

 

Business Competition Winners Announced-Brevard NC

Real Digital Productions and Bee, Honey & Hive are the winners of the 2016 Business Expansion Competition launched in July by the Transylvania Economic Alliance. Real Digital Productions, a video production company owned by Heath Cowart and Melinda H...

 

Lady Tigers Pull Off First Round Upset Over Gray Stone

When the going gets tough, the tough get going and the Rosman Lady Tiger volleyball team proved just that Wednesday night, climbing out of a 2-0 hole to pull off a first-round upset over Gray Stone Day School. The Knights took the first two sets...

 

Legal Notices for October 27, 2016

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 11SP195 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY MICHAEL DENNIS BAXLEY AND CHARLOTTE BAXLEY DATED JANUARY 26, 2007 AND RECORDED IN... Full story

 

Lady Blue Devils' Tennis Coach Reflects On First Year At Helm

When Lindsay Altizer took over as head coach of the Brevard girls' tennis team she inherited a talented young squad ready to build on their success. The Lady Blue Devils did just that in 2016,...

 

Family Place Raises Money For New Roof – Brevard NC

The Family Place of Transylvania County is raising money for a new roof. “Our current roof is about 18 years old, and every time a storm comes by we lose a few more shingles,” Erin Drew, executive director, said. The Family Place already raised...

 

Last Weekend For Halloween Lighted Pumpkin Patch At Silvermont Park – Brevard NC

The “Lighted Pumpkin Patch & Revenge of the White Squirrels” Halloween spectacular will be presented at Silvermont Park in Brevard for one more weekend, Oct. 28-29. The Silvermont Halloween activities complement other fall events during this...

 

Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 6

Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) remind the public that at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the United States ends and we set our clocks back to Standard Time. Some people become a bit confused...

 

SAFE, Inc., Launches Children's Program – Brevard NC

Most people think of women when it comes to domestic violence. Right-fully so, since one in four women will be a victim during her lifetime. But what about children? A growing body of research...

 

New Exhibit At PARI Explores The Synthesis Of Art And Science – Rosman NC

The public is invited to probe the connection between art and science at a limited-engagement art exhibit at PARI Nov. 5 through Dec. 3. Entitled Pulsar Journey," the exhibit features work by French...

 

Campaign Coverage

On today’s front page, readers will find a story about the contributions to and expenditures by candidates for N.C. House District 113 and N.C. Senate District 48. It is part of our attempt to give voters a fuller understanding of the candidates...

 

Dismayed By Candidates

As a registered Republican I am dismayed at the quality of candidates my party is fielding. I won’t go much into the top of the ticket; however, I will not be voting for Mr. Trump, who violates every tenant held dear by the GOP in addition to...

 

Betsy Grace Hammett Dobbins

Betsy Grace Hammett Dobbins, 77, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. A native of Lattimore, N.C., she was the daughter of the late James Nathan and Ila Lou Lovelace Hammett. In addition to her parents...

 

Cody Henson Represents

Cody Henson is not yet our elected representative, but he represents the N.C. House 113th District. The 113th is a rural, conservative, Republican district. Cody has lived his entire life in the district, and is influenced by six conservative...

 

Almost A Widow

After spending 12 years as a self-supporting single woman I have a lot of empathy and respect for persons who work hard, long hours to support themselves and a family while building a clientele and bringing home the “dough!” However, I have no...

 

John W. Jackson

John W. Jackson, 58, of Winter Park, Fla. and Richland Ridge in Lake Toxaway, passed away at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Oct. 19, 2016. He was born May 29, 1958, in Atlanta, Ga. He graduated from Brevard High School as preside...

 

We Need Copelof

Maureen Copelof’s many supporters and admirers have described her well: Mature. Patriotic. Leader. Caring. Intelligent. Experienced. Focused on the common good. Patient. Persistent. Unbiased and Unselfish. But what is so unique about her and so...

 

Jerome Mason

Jerome Mason, 63, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. He was the son of the late Brady Clennon Mason. He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Ann Mason. He was a member of the Royal Palm Masonic Lodge in Homestead, Fla. He was a...

 

Arnold Lee Monteith

Arnold Lee Monteith, 91, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. He was born Nov. 16, 1924, to the late Fred and Mamie Monteith, in Bushnell, N.C. He was a proud resident of...

 

Friends: 'It's The Economy'

Voting is underway and we have found this campaign season to be “spicy” on every level. I remain amazed that with many questions being asked of candidates, especially those of us running for state offices, how little our economy is being discusse...

 

Margaret June Phillips

Margaret June Phillips, 85, formerly of Brevard, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Red Rock Assisted Living in Woodbury, Minn. She was born in Liverpool, England to the late Margaret and Jack Savage....

 

It's Time To Work Together

Serving in the Navy for 30 years taught me to value and respect the rights we enjoy as Americans. Having seen so many places where human rights are abused and democracy only a dream, I will never take our American freedoms for granted. The values...

 

Dr. Harlon Gray Ramsey

On Oct. 24, 2016, Dr. Harlon Gray Ramsey went home to be with the Lord. He is preceded in death by his father, Marion Ramsey. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dr. Robbie Carver Ramsey; his mother, Rosie Ramsey; his two sons, Lawrence and...

 

Leroy Llewellyn Ritter Jr.

Leroy Llewellyn Ritter Jr., 75, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. He was the son of the late Leroy L. and Rosa Blythe Ritter. His sister, Mary Ellen Ritter, also predeceased him. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church and...

 

Gary Lee Sisk

Gary Lee Sisk, 67, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. A lifetime resident of Transylvania County, he was born Jan. 9, 1949, to the late Maxine and Loonie Sisk. In addition to his parents, his brothers, Jim, Tony and George Sisk, predeceased him....

 

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