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Articles from the July 20, 2015 edition

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 By Robbie Robertson    News    July 20, 2015

County: No Funds For Track - Brevard NC

Frank and Donna Patton have donated generously to improve athletics in Transylvania County: hundreds of thousands of dollars for the football field at Brevard High School and, most recently, $180,000 to resurface the track at Brevard College. The...

 

Cold Calculations On ABC Store

The Rosman Board of Aldermen is looking at the possibility of re-establishing an ABC Board and re-opening an ABC Store in the community. Based on the information provided to the aldermen last week by Laurie Lee of the state Alcoholic Beverage...

 

Move Forward With The Ecusta Trail

If holding the opportunity for industry that would need the rail service is the issue keeping our County Commissioners back from supporting what could clearly lead to increased commerce in our home, what do they expect will be hauled in/out? Passenge...

 

Legal Notices For July 20, 2015

NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY In the District Court TO: The Unknown Father of Male Minor Child, CSK In the matter of: Minor Child, CSK Take notice that a petition for adoption regarding the... Full story

 

The Power Of Hate

Thank you, thank you, thank you, North Carolinians for your support of Donald Trumph, thereby making him, at least temporarily, the favorite Republican candidate for president of the United States. According to the news last Wednesday night Trump is...

 

Excellent Condition

The Monday, July 13, issue of The Times was outstanding in every way. The front page has a picture and article on a proposed dog park. The county is seeking more participation of the public citizens on civic affairs, making it easier for residents...

 

Another Laundromat Needed In Brevard

I am sure that many have noticed that Brevard has only one laundromat presently operating since the Wash House on Osbourne Road closed a few months ago. This is hardly sufficient to meet the need for such a business especially during the summer...

 

Childhood Education In Transylvania County

The Federal Reserve argues that $1 invested to childhood education generates $14 in the long run. However, the model used by the Federal Reserve relies on closed jurisdictions. If we consider Transylvania County as an autarky, meaning that physical...

 

Charlotte Ann Snelson Wright

Charlotte Ann Snelson Wright, 82, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., wife of Keith Alvin Wright, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 14, 2015. The funeral service was held Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Moody-Connolly Funeral Home, in Brevard, at 2 p.m....

 

Marian Brown Ritch

Marian Brown Ritch, 85, of Brevard, passed away peacefully July 9, 2015, at Tore’s home in Brevard. She was the daughter of the late Herbert Clifton Brown and Florence “Piney” Andrews Brown. She was born in Tampa, Fla., but grew up and spent...

 

Dickson Not Running For Another Term -Brevard NC

Wes Dickson has decided not to file for another term on the Brevard City Council, leaving the three who have filed a likely unchallenged route to office. "With our growth at Sycamore Cycles (which Dic...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    July 20, 2015

Couple Want To See City Do More With Donation - Brevard NC

Since November 2013, Frank and Donna Patton have donated roughly $881,621 to the people of Transylvania County. Their money has helped, among other things, fund the new Brevard High School football field and a new running track at Brevard College....

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 20, 2015

ALE Hiccup Doesn't Stop Burning Can - Brevard NC

It was almost an early "last call" at this weekend's Burning Can festival but thanks to some quick thinking and a show-must-go-on attitude, Oskar Blues' premier summer beer fest went ahead as...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 20, 2015

Commissioners Approve New Elections Office Project - Brevard NC

The old county detention center will soon become the county’s new Board of Elections (BOE) office and wellness clinic after commissioners unanimously approved nearly $1,900,000 for the project to move forward during last Monday’s commissioner...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    July 20, 2015

DOT/Committee Explain Reasons Behind N.C. 280 Plan - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: At last Monday night’s county commissioner meeting, commissioners voted 4-1 against a proposal from the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to change the lane pattern on N.C. 280 and instead agreed to submit a letter to NCDOT...

 

Can Runners

It was a brilliant weekend for beer as Oskar Blues hosted its second Burning Can Festival at the Reeb Ranch. (Above) The team of Lighthouse Beer and Wine jump for joy after winning the couples duo...

 

Floods, Time Destroyed Several Local Mills

Last week's Picturing the Past featured the Breese Mill and the King Mill located on King's Creek in Brevard. Both mills were destroyed by floods in 1916. Technological advances and improved...

 

Cast Chosen For BLT's Next Play, "The Miracle Worker" – Brevard NC

The name, Helen Keller, has become synonymous throughout the world with overcoming disabilities. She rose from a bitter, violent, spoiled child who was both blind and deaf, to become one of the most...

 

Hemmer Wins People's Choice – Brevard NC

Sandy Hemmer, a member of the Transylvania Art Guild, won People's Choice honors for her scratchboard picture "Emily's Night" exhibited at the recent Art Guild's Summer Showcase. The Summer Showcase...

 

Indra Devi Brought Yoga To Western World

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Coulter, Catherine. “Nemesis: An FBI Thriller.” Two terrorist attacks in New York City are attempted simultaneously. Agent Lacey Sherlock stops one at JFK airport, but...

 

TC Arts Council To Host Annual Meeting July 24 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to its annual meeting Friday, July 24, at 5 p.m. at the TC Arts Council Gallery located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard. The TC Arts Council will celebrate the achievements of the...

 

Beauty Of Antarctica

Local photographer Jo Crebbin will present "Chasing the Light from Holland to Antarctica" Tuesday at noon at the Transylvania County Library. The event is free and open to the publ...

 

Jim Plair Sr. To Sign Books At Food Matters Market July 23 – Brevard NC

On Thursday, July 23, from 5 to 7 p.m., James B. Plair Sr., will present conversation and book signing at Food Matters & Cafe, located at 1 Market Place, Straus Park, in Brevard. "A Study of the...

 

Our Work Impacts Quality Of Life In County – Brevard NC

The C.A.R.E. Coalition works to combat youth substance abuse, or to put it more positively, to promote youth resiliency, self-esteem and leadership. Identifying the most effective ways to reduce youth substance abuse and its far-reaching consequences...

 

TRAIN Coordinator To Speak To Rotary Club – Brevard NC

On Tuesday, July 21, the Rotary Club of Brevard will enjoy a presentation from Barbara Marr, the coordinator of the Transylvania Re-source and Access Information Network, or TRAIN. Marr said of...

 

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