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News of Organizations - Transylvania Art Guild

Maxine Tatreau, WSNC, ISEA, well-known local artist from Hender-sonville, will present a program “Abstract Pouring Process” at the Oct. 2 meeting of the Transylvania Art Guild. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Transyl-vania Parks and...

 

Wilsons Celebrated 73 Years Of Marriage

Cecil and Walterine Wilson celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2014. They were married Sept. 21, 1941, in Pickens, S.C. They have two children, Joyce Steel, of Raleigh, N.C., and Artie Wilson, of Brevard; three grandchildren, five...

 

Artie Wilson Honored At Last Meeting - Brevard NC

Monday night's county commissioners meeting marked the end of an era as Arthur C. "Artie" Wilson Jr. delivered his final address to commissioners after 22 years of serving as Transylvania County manag...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 25, 2014

Charter School Moving Discussed - Brevard NC

The possible relocation of Brevard Academy to Glen Cannon Country Club and payment for unused personal leave for teachers were the top items at the school’s Board of Directors meeting last week. Parent Derek Wilbanks expressed his concerns about th...

 

Annette Raines Named New Tax Administrator - Brevard NC

Annette Raines, Transylvania County's assistant tax administrator, was named the county's new tax administrator Monday following a vote of the Board of Commissioners. She begins her new role Jan. 1....

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 25, 2014

Professor, Students Spotlight Climate Change - Brevard NC

Jim Reynolds, a Brevard College geology professor, and some of his students are asking the college’s Board of Trustees to divest from all investments in fossil fuels. Reynolds and the students took part in a “sit in” Monday at the college’s l...

 

Church Activities

Calvary Baptist Sunday, Sept. 28, has been designated as Gideon International Day at Cal-vary Baptist Church. The public is invited to hear a representative from the Gideons share testimonials of the many ways the Gideon Bibles have been used to...

 

Fee Imposed On Landowners, Forest Service Projects - Brevard NC

A recent change in state legislation means landowners will now have to pay a fee for partnering with the N.C. Forest Service on land management projects, but local officials say the positives of creating a woodland management plan will still...

 

Wilsons Celebrated 73 Years Of Marriage

Cecil and Walterine Wilson celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2014. They were married Sept. 21, 1941, in Pickens, S.C. They have two children, Joyce Steel, of Raleigh, N.C., and...

 

Constitutional Amendment On November's Ballot - Brevard NC

North Carolina voters will find one proposed amendment to the state Constitution on the ballot in November. The 2013 General Assembly approved a measure that, if approved, would change how some criminal trials are conducted. If approved by the voters...

 

News of Organizations - Transylvania Art Guild

Maxine Tatreau, WSNC, ISEA, well-known local artist from Hender-sonville, will present a program “Abstract Pouring Process” at the Oct. 2 meeting of the Transylvania Art Guild. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Transyl-vania Parks and...

 

County Residents Must Register To Vote By Oct. 10 - Brevard NC

Transylvania County residents not currently registered to vote must do so by Oct. 10 to participate in the upcoming general election. This deadline also applies to registered voters needing to update their registration record, such as change of...

 

Fees Waived At Four Sites On National Public Lands Day

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina is waiving fees at four popular locations Satur-day, Sept. 27, in honor of National Public Lands Day. The agency will waive fees at the Cradle of Forestry, Roan Mountain, Whiteside Mountain...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 25, 2014

Sheriff Proposes School Threat Alert System - Brevard NC

Last week, Sheriff David Mahoney proposed partnering with the school system and installing software on school computers that would provide a real-time threat alert system wide. “It’s been a long time since we had a fire safety incident at the...

 

Forum Will Focus On New State Voting Laws - Brevard NC

The last in a series of four free community information programs on how new laws enacted by the N.C. General Assembly in the past two years will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the library’s Rogow Room. Adam Sotak, state campaign...

 

Oskar Blues One Of Fastest-Growing Companies

Oskar Blues Brewery, the first craft brewery in the country to brew and hand-can its own beer, continued explosive growth in 2014 and earned a position in the top half of the Inc. 5000 list of...

 

Comporium Offers High-Tech Kwikset Smart Door Lock

Combining security with smart home technology, the new Kwikset®, SmartCode™ 914 deadbolt is now part of Comporium’s ReadyHome security, monitoring and home automation service. Consumers interact with doors and locks multiple times each day, so o...

 

Craven Joins Portfolio Division Of Steve Owen and Associates

Steve Owen and Associates has announced that Catherine Craven has joined their Portfolio Division as a broker associate. Portfolio Properties is a division of Steve Owen and Associates that...

 

Businesses Collaborate To Provide Better Health

Brevard Health and Racquet Club and Perfect Balance Physical Therapy have entered into a collaborative agreement to better serve the people of Tran-sylvania County. Perfect Balance Physical Therapy's...

 

Cradle To Host Forest Festival Day and Woodsmen's Meet

The Cradle of Forestry invites people of all ages to celebrate the heritage of western North Carolina during the annual Forest Festival Day Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This is the Cradle's...

 

Bayada To Host Pediatric Home Care Nursing Career Open House

In honor of Pediatric Nurses Week, which runs Oct. 6-10, the Bayada Pediatrics office serving Buncombe, Clay, Hay-wood, Henderson, Jack-son, Madison, McDowell, Polk, Rutherford, and Transylvania counties will join with more than 60 Bayada Pediatrics...

 

At Parks and Recreation - Transylvania Adventure Games Set For Saturday

Run fast, climb high, fall down and try again. It's all about child's play at the Transylvania Adventure Games (TAG) to be held at the Transyl-vania County Recreation Center Saturday, Sept. 27....

 

Rosman Heritage Day On Oct. 4 Offers Many Activities

Rosman Heritage Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sponsored by the town of Rosman, the events will be held at the Rosman Town Hall. Horace Jarrett will give an oral history...

 

Shortwave Radio Presentation Scheduled At PARI Oct. 10

The public is invited to a discussion of shortwave radio by acclaimed international expert Thomas Witherspoon Friday, Oct. 10, at PARI. The presentation is part of the monthly Evening at PARI series a...

 

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