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Articles from the September 4, 2014 edition

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Delivery Truck Tries a U-Turn, Winds up In Ditch on 280

An 18 wheeler apparently missed the turn for Jennings Builders Supply, and tried to make a U-Turn at the intersection of Morris Rd and NC 280, and underestimated the length of his trailer. The driver...

 

BC's Champ Stuart to play in Asheville

Former Brevard College outfielder Champ Stuart, a sixth-round selection of the New York Mets in the 2013 MLB Draft, will take the field with the Savannah Sand Gnats tonight in the South Atlantic Leagu...

 

Legal Notices For September 4, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA; SOUTH CAROLINA OCONEE, PICKENS LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to 18 C.F.R. § 5.17(d)(2), public notice is hereby provided that on August 27, 2014, Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke Energy) applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory...

 

Summer Business Good - Brevard NC

Last Monday’s Labor Day festivities unofficially meant the end of another summer season for merchants in downtown Brevard, and based off increased sales numbers several indicated their wish that summer would never end. “There seemed to be more...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 4, 2014

Scouring For Hellbenders In The Davidson - Brevard NC

Wearing snorkels and crawling along the Davidson River, Dave Herasimtshuk and Lorie Stroup have been drawing strange looks from those passing by. Herasimtshuk, a videographer, and Stroup, a fisheries...

 

Council Likely To Decide Thursday On Brevard Place-Brevard NC

Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing Thursday on the proposed project for the former Rodeway Inn site during a special called meeting. The hearing will be on the Brevard Place Planned Development District (PDD) Preliminary Master Plan and...

 

Candidate Forum Set For Tuesday, Sept. 16 - Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates’ forum on Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the library’s Rogow Room. The following candidates have been invited: • Board of Commissioners (two seats) — Democrats Sam Edney and Lee...

 

Gorges Completes A New Trail - Brevard NC

A new walking trail at Gorges State Park, the first to lead from the visitors center, is completed. The trail leads to the Bearwallow Valley Overlook and connects to the Bearwallow Picnic Area Trail....

 

Extend 'Cooling Off' Period

Late last week the award-winning North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research released its list of the most influential lobbyists in the state. Former House Speaker Harold Brubaker was named the top lobbyist. He was followed by Dana Simpson, his...

 

Common Core

I would like to thank you for your editorial “Judge Right on Vouchers” in the Aug. 28 Transylvania Times. It presented a very cogent argument in support of Judge Hobgood’s decision that the voucher program created by the N.C. General Assembly...

 

Show Teachers We Care

“Children are our future.” “Education is our priority.” “My life was changed by that special teacher.” We hear it, we say it, and then what? Well, this Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9 a.m.to 10 a.m., Transylvania County folks will have a...

 

Joanne Justus Tabor

Never in a hurry but leaving us far too soon, Joanne Justus Tabor went home to be with the Lord Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. She was surrounded by family who sang songs of praise and worship during her...

 

James Robert Lance

James Robert Lance, 85, of Rosman passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at his home. He was a son of the late Fred Lance and Della Searcy Lance. He was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister. He attended Rosman Church of God and he retired...

 

Cyclist Eyes Another Chance To Ride 'The Tour' – Brevard NC

Brevard cyclist Matthew Busche has returned from a full season of road racing, including the highlight of his season: the Tour de France. The Tour started on July 5 and ran through July 27, and then...

 

Connestee Throws 'Stuffing Party' For United Way – Connestee Falls NC

A team of Connestee Falls Community neighbors threw what they call a "stuffing party" for United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC). Tuesday, Aug. 26, they stuffed letters and UWTC pledge cards into...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard FUMC A new sermon series will begin this Sunday called “Life is God.” Several years ago, two college students started a t- shirt business that became a great success. Their theme was simply “Life is good.” Life is good for most of...

 

AAUW Installs 2014-15 Officers – Brevard NC

The first Brevard branch meeting of the 2014-2015 AAUW year will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, starting at 6 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, across from Ingles. This is an hour earlier than usual. As has become tradition, the first...

 

News of Organizations

Transylvania Democrats The local Democratic Party will host a Meet the Candidates event Saturday, Sept. 6, from 3-6 p.m. at the Quebec Community Center. A meal will be served. This offers residents a time to socialize and asks questions of the...

 

Local United Way Completes 2014 Requirements – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) has fulfilled the 2014 United Way Worldwide (UWW) membership requirements. The local agency has been a qualified member in good standing since 1955. "This is our 59th year of helping citizens in Transylvania...

 

Turn Out For Teachers

While Carl Mooney, retired Agfa quality assurance lab manager, and artist and handyman Chris Strassner create posters, Strassner's preschool son Miller holds his sign for the Saturday, Sept. 6, Turn Out for Teachers event scheduled for 9 a.m. Those...

 

License Plate Office To Close For One Week – Pisgah Forest NC

North Carolina License Plate Agency / Tag Office in Pisgah Forest will be closed for vacation Monday, Sept. 8, and will reopen Monday, Sept. 15. The following North Carolina License Plate Agencies will be open for work: Hendersonville, Branch 122,...

 

Local Korean War Veterans May Receive Ambassador Peace Medal

If a veteran served in Korea during the Korean conflict, he or she may be eligible for the Korean Ambassador Peace Medal. This medal is an expression of appreciation from the Korean government to U.S. service men and women who physically served in...

 

Megan Jean And KFB To Play – Brevard NC

Megan Jean and the KFB will perform Saturday Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. at 185 King St in Brevard. Megan Jean and the KFB, or Klay Family Band, arrange a blend of Americana, punk, dance, and the avant-garde they describe as, “a metal band, if it was 1927....

 

Paws For Celebration Artist: Hanes Hoffman

Editor's Note: This is one in a series of profiles on artists participating in the Paws for Celebration scavenger hunt and auction. Twenty local artists have donated art to be auctioned off November 1...

 

Rowe To Play At Farmers Market – Brevard NC

Playing selections from his new album "Postcard," which features mountain and hammered dulcimers that he built himself, local musician David Rowe will be playing at the Transylvania Farmers Market...

 

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