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Integration And Empathy

The tragic events of last week have once again revealed the divisions in America. Even though laws enforcing segregation were overturned more than 50 years ago, we still live in a segregated society. In many voluntary activities, from where we...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 14, 2016

Warrant Issued For Suspected Medication Thief-Brevard NC

Police have issued warrants for the suspect they believe stole drugs from area hospitals. According to Det. Steve Woodson with the Brevard Police Department, an arrest warrant was filed Friday...

 

Help Animals In Heat Distress

Thank you for the article warning people not to leave animals, even briefly, in a hot vehicle. I have called the police about dogs suffering in hot cars in the Ingles’ parking lot while other people expressed curiosity about where those barking...

 

The Beat Goes On

Well, we finally know (not that we didn’t suspect all along) the outcome of the FBI Hillary Investigation. I am beyond incensed and we all should be. Right off the bat I’ll say that I trust Comey and believe him when he says there was no outside...

 

West Loop Corridor Project

At a public meeting on June 7, 2016 the city of Brevard presented to interested citizens a plan for a proposed West Loop Corridor Project which documents made clear is currently funded for a feasibility study only. After thorough study of the...

 

Very Upset About West Loop

My 7-acre, 86-year-old homeplace borders the Catholic Church, Carl Eldridge’s property, and Deerlake Road. The study indicates that the West Loop would split my property, causing it to lose value, beauty and privacy. I understand that the West...

 

Legal Notices for July 14, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 16-E-229 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Dana B.... Full story

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County NC

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday Keith Thompson continues the summer sermon series with the message, “Sign Me Up with a Generous Church.” Music for the 11 a.m. service will be provided by the Chancel Choir. Kim Breden will be a gue...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 14, 2016

Wood Keeping Lost Leg As A Memorial - Brevard NC

Brevard resident John Wood, the "notorious" subject of the "Finders Keepers" documentary, is not only cleaning up his own life - he's cleaning up Transylvania County. Wood, who spent time as a drug...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    July 14, 2016

Fourth Death At Local Falls - Brevard NC

An 18-year-old Henderson County teen drowned Sunday afternoon while swimming at Hooker Falls in DuPont State Recreational Forest. Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney confirmed on Monday that...

 

College President Retiring - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College President Molly A. Parkhill announced Monday that she plans to retire from her decades-long career in higher education. In a letter to the Board of Trustees, she told...

 

Director Gives Report On Economic Alliance - Brevard NC

Last week, the Transylvania Economic Alliance posted two new job openings for the organization: one position to oversee marketing and communications and one to direct existing business services....

 

Brewery's Burning Can Festival Returns - Brevard NC

Oskar Blues Brewery flies its flag in Colorado, Texas and North Carolina, but the brewery will be bringing The Big Easy to Brevard this weekend. This weekend, the brewery will host its third-annual...

 

Money From Tips Will Aid Orphanage - Brevard NC

The owner of Dahlia's on the Davidson has been collecting tips since March and sending them to a girl's orphanage in Honduras. Jenn Eckert, who operates the food trailer, estimates she has sent more t...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 14, 2016

Rosman Hopes To Have Champion Pool Open This Weekend - Brevard NC

Rosman's Champion Park pool was scheduled to get its final inspection Wednesday and may open this Friday, according to Alderman Mark Miller. "Our plan is to stay open through September at this...

 

Mathilde "Lee" Adams

Matilda “Lee” Adams, 89, passed away peacefully July 7, 2016. A resident of Brevard for many years, she spent most of her last months at Trinity View in Arden. Her beloved husband, Richard Adams and daughter, Betsy, predeceased her. Surviving...

 

Joseph "Joe Joe" Howard Eubanks

Joseph "Joe Joe" Howard Eubanks, 65, of Franklin, N.C., passed away Monday, June 20, 2016. Born Jan. 11, 1951, in Brevard, he was the son of Martha Eubanks Wood. He attended Cowee Baptist Church and...

 

Dr. Joe Evans Sr.

Dr. Joe Evans Sr., 93, of Asheville, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Givens Estates surrounded by his loving family.  He was the son of the late Bill and Dede Evans, of Columbus,...

 

Darlene Ball Patterson

Darlene Ball Patterson, 63, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord peacefully July 11, 2016. after a fierce battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Cecil Ball. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Shook and Wanda...

 

Helen Edith Snipes

Helen Edith Snipes, 87, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 13, 2016. A native of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Sally Blackburn Wood and was the wife of the late Paul Snipes. She was also preceded i...

 

Phyllis Marie Ingraham Stout

Phyllis Marie Ingraham Stout, 92, of College Walk in Brevard, died Sunday, July 10, 2016, in The Laurels of Hendersonville. She was born May 14, 1924, in Gallipolis, Ohio and grew up in Point Pleasant, W.Va. She was preceded in death by her parents,...

 

Street Dances Back In Swing Of Things – Brevard NC

Carolina Blue gets the crowd fired up during Brevard's Old Time Street Dance on Tuesday, July 12. Brevard holds the dances every Tuesday through Aug. 9. (Times Photos by Michael Ro...

 

BMC Performances To Feature Noted Alumni – Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center 80th Anniversary alumni activities continue this week with a one-of-a kind alumni reunion concert. On Thursday, July 14, and Saturday, July 16, the Janiec Opera Company...

 

Stegall's Book Tells How To 'Make Some Room' – Brevard NC

Award-winning author Angie Mattson Stegall has published her fourth book, “Make Some Room —Powerful Life Lessons Inspired by an Epic 16-day Colorado River Rafting Trip.” The story of her rafting journey through Grand Canyon is inspiring and pra...

 

BLT To Hold Two Auditions For Comedy – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Delval Divas,” a comedy about women in prison, on Sunday, July 17, from 2-4 p.m. at the theater. Auditions also will be held Monday, July 18, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library in...

 

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