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Commissioners Scrap Human Relations Council-Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners' decision to disband the county Human Relations Council, at least for now, has those associated with the group and the local NAACP upset. During their regular meeting last week, commissioners voted 4-1 to scrap the...

 

Legal Notices For August 27, 2015

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 15-E-212 NOTICE TO CREDITORS I have qualified as Executor of the Estate of Mary Jane Harrison, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and corporations... Full story

 

Another Top Ranking?

Transylvania County and Brevard have received many accolades over the years. This area has been rated as one of the best places to retire in the nation, as well as one of the best mountain biking venues. Brevard College’s cycling teams have won nat...

 

Talking About Sex

Many parents have difficult talking with their teenagers about sex. But it’s a conversation that needs to take place. In 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34 percent of high school students had sexual intercourse...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 27, 2015

Child Found; Father Arrested-Brevard NC

The 4-year-old daughter of a suspect and victim in an alleged assault case in Brevard was found safe early Wednesday evening after several amber alerts were issued. The 4-year-old was located in Buncombe County, according to Brevard Police Chief Phil...

 

Adopt Senior Pets

As I type this, the newest member of my home is sitting on my lap. He is a senior dog who is the perfect little gentlemen who makes my perfect little old lady very happy. He came from Friends for Life Forever Farm. He is my third senior dog from...

 

Apple Has New Products

It is obvious that Bill Harrah knows his IT knowledge as evidenced by his columns. However, I would suggest that Harrah refrain from knowing anything about Apple. In older columns, he admits his distrust of the iCloud and this week’s column shows h...

 

A Guilt Free Life

Due to the recent surge of comments about the abortion issue, for and against, there is a much better solution. How about a guilt free life? A program began in 1903 for young girls and women who were pregnant, scared and had no idea what to do. This...

 

Opposes Rails To Trails

This letter is in response to Colleen Murphy’s letter in support of Rails to Trails. Although there are many in support of it, there are also many against the conversion, albeit much less vocally. I am strongly against it and don’t really care...

 

Courthouse Design Options Unveiled - Brevard NC

The public got to see Monday what a new county courthouse could look like if the Board of Commissioners decides to go that route. During Monday's regular commissioner meeting, Dan Mace, with Moseley...

 

Run Or Walk 'Main Street Mile' For Boys & Girls Club – Brevard NC

Brevard's Main Street will be crowded with runners and walkers for a rare one-mile race called the Main Street Mile Sept. 12 to benefit The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club. There will be prizes for...

 

R. Frank Davis

R. Frank Davis, 70, of Concord, N.C. and Brevard, died Aug. 24, 2015, after a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Joan; son, Dave, of Concord; daughter, Kyle Cochran and husband, Tony; two grandchildren, Ryan and Lindsey, of Smithfield, Va.;...

 

Grace Schmidt Mangel

Grace Schmidt Mangel, 84, beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother, and friend, passed away Aug. 11, 2015. She was born to loving parents, Helen and Ferdinand Schmidt, in 1930 in Somerville, N.J....

 

Shannon Jessica Barton-Clanton

Shannon Jessica Blanton-Clanton, 29, of Brevard, born June 6, 1986, went to be with the Lord Aug. 20, 2015, at the Solace Center in Asheville, after a long battle with colon cancer. She was preceded...

 

Court Rules Against Young - Brevard NC

North Carolina’s highest court is holding firm against a third trial for Brevard High School graduate Jason Young, who was convicted of killing his pregnant wife. The state Supreme Court ruled last Friday that Young’s case was not harmed when...

 

William Frederick Martin

William Frederick Martin, of Crowley, Texas, and formerly of Brevard, a United States military veteran, made his final transfer Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. A memorial service was held at 10 a.m....

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 27, 2015

Guilty Plea Made After Fatal SUV Wreck - Brevard NC

A Charlotte man could spend up to two years in prison after admitting to getting behind the wheel after drinking and crashing an SUV in Pisgah National Forest, which led to the death of another man. Carlos Soloman-Ramon, 21, was sentenced to a...

 
 By John Lanier    News    August 27, 2015

Brevard Academy Reports Good Opening, Record Enrollment - Brevard NC

Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy has had a good month, opening school with its highest enrollment ever and signing a contract with Challenge Foundation Properties for purchase of the old Woods Chevrolet building. School director...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 27, 2015

City Committee To Recommend 'BATS' For Trail System Name – Brevard NC

The city of Brevard is one step closer to choosing a name for its trial system. The city’s Parks, Trails and Recreation committee will recommend to city council the trail system be named BATS, which is an acronym for Brevard Area Trail System. The...

 

William R. White

William R. White, 80, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorsville, N.C. A native of Laurinburg, N.C., he was the son of the late Emmett and Hannah Hutchins White. In addition to his...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    August 27, 2015

Rosman Man Gets Prison Time After Drug Plea - Brevard NC

A Rosman man could spend up to nearly three years in prison after admitting to dealing drugs in Transylvania County. Daniel B. Butler, 35, pleaded guilty in Transylvania Superior Court last week to possession with intent to manufacture, sell and...

 

Obie Richard Willingham Jr.

Obie Richard Willingham Jr. 76, of Trent Woods, N.C., hiked his last wood, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. A native of Greenwood, S.C., he was the son of the late Launa McKee Willingham and Obie Sr. He was a United States Navy veteran, and earned his degree f...

 

Heritage Museum Hosting Founders Day Sept. 5 - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Heritage Museum will hold its seventh Annual Founders Day Fair Sept. 5. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with an opening ceremony featuring Kit Owen performing the national anthem. “This year promises to be the best Founders Day...

 

Silvermont Bible Goes Missing - Brevard NC

An old and large version of the King James Bible has gone missing from the Silvermont mansion. The Bible was part of the historical display at Silvermont. If anyone mistakenly took the Bible or knows of its whereabouts, they should return the Bible...

 

Rice Street Announces Sept. 19 Garden Party -Brevard NC

Friends and volunteers of the Rice Street Community Garden are gathering to celebrate this year's bountiful harvest and raise operating funds to keep the garden growing next year. The Rice Street...

 

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