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Debra Lynn Hunter McCall Spears

Debra Lynn Hunter McCall Spears, 59, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Carol Watson Hunter. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Dale McCall; aunt, Robin Sorrells; and uncle, David Watson....

 

Thomas Earl "Tommy" Maybin

The Unity Mortuary, of Williamston, S.C., announce that family and friends gathered at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, for a memorial service to celebrate the life of Thomas Earl “Tommy” Maybin, at the Roosevelt Thompson Memorial Chapel, 110 N....

 

Nancy Moore Carson

Nancy Moore Carson, born in Belmont, N.C. in 1933, was the youngest of seven children born to Robert and Dolly Carson. She died in her summer home in Brevard Aug. 23, 2017. She is survived by one sister, Katherine C. Pitts; niece, Amy Pitts; nephew,...

 

Ninth Annual Furr Memorial Tournament Set For Oct. 1

The ninth annual Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1, at Connestee Falls Golf Club in Brevard. Shotgun start time is 1:30 p.m. and the format is captain’s choice. A barbecue awards dinner will follow at...

 

Waldrop Family Reunion Planned

The reunion for the descendants of William David (Manny) and Sallie Bracken Waldrop will be Saturday, Sept. 2, at the home of Charles and Kathy Merrill located at 400 Carolina Ave. in Brevard. Everyone is welcome. A covered dish lunch will be at 1...

 

Be More Selective With Letters

The editorial in the Aug. 21 edition was welcome, at least in this household. If I understand your policy correctly, it is one of inclusion, that is, any letter that you receive is printed unless it alleges facts which are unsupported by reality or...

 

Mission Vs. Blue Cross

I asked Blue Cross whether my Medicare supplemental insurance plan was affected by the ongoing contract dispute with Mission, and got a lot of gabble amounting to, “What you talkin’ ‘bout, Willis?” I asked a local insurance broker, Jerome...

 

Harvey's Silver Lining

Hurricane Harvey and its remnants are proving to be a catastrophe for the people living along the Texas coastline and further inland. The number of confirmed deaths due to Harvey are climbing daily. There is no telling how many more drowning victims...

 

Vietnam Era Veterans Honored At Ceremony

Members of the public, local elected officials, veterans and their families gathered last Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4309 on Nicholson Creek Road in Brevard for the 50th...

 

Traveling T-Shirts

The Transylvania Times donated six eclipse t-shirts to be included in care packages sent to deployed military. Two went to Kuwait, two to Bahrain and two to the USS Monsoon. The VFW Post 4309 Auxiliary paid the shipping cost. We appreciate the...

 

Ads Will Highlight Those Who Improve Natural, Cultural Resources - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) has developed a new advertising campaign that celebrates the organizations and businesses that work to protect and enhance the county’s natural, cultural and artistic resources. “We are...

 

Bracken Mountain Races & Festival Set For Saturday - Brevard, NC

Mountain Roots, Inc. is excited to announce the fourth annual Bracken Mountain races and festival this Saturday, Sept. 2. Join the Mountain Roots crew in Brevard for a day of true mountain life, adventure and community. The day starts off with a 12K...

 

Judge Denies Young's Call For New Trial

A Wake County judge has denied convicted killer Jason Young’s request for a new trial in the 2006 death of his pregnant wife, Michelle Young, according to the Raleigh News & Observer. The Brevard High School graduate, who is currently serving life...

 

Update: Gas Prices Continue To Rise

Gas prices continue to rise as an effect of Hurricane Harvey. In North Carolina, the statewide average price is currently $2.36 – which is a seven cent increase overnight and a 17 cent increase since before Harvey hit. In South Carolina, the...

 

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