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Legal Notices For October 2, 2014

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 21 EAST MAIN STREET BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA 28712 Notice is hereby given that, Transylvania County is soliciting qualifications statements for contract services related to engineering.... Full story

 

Nicholas "Nick" Craddock

Nicholas “Nick” Craddock, 87, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, with his family by his side. Thanks to the care of Hospice, and many supporters, he was able to live at home until his passing. His son, Lee Scott,...

 

Ruth Penland Lucas

Ruth Penland Lucas, 97, of Penrose, passed away Sept. 29, 2014. She was born in Murphy, N.C. Aug. 21, 1917. Her loving husband of 31 years, Air Force Lt. Col. George Lucas; her mother, Lilly Stella Penland; father, Benjamin Harrison Penland; and two...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 2, 2014

Edna Glaze Murder Charge Dismissed - Brevard NC

Michael Owen, who according to an affidavit, confessed in 2000 to the murder of Brevard resident Edna Glaze, was freed last week after a Superior Court Judge approved a motion to dismiss the...

 

Heart Of Brevard Seeks Halloweenfest Contestants – Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard is seeking contestants to take part in three Halloween decorating contests. Entrants should have “family appropriate decorations only,” according to the Heart of Brevard. The following are the three contests: • Downtown...

 

2 Teens Arrested After Running Away From Camp-Brevard NC

Two teens face felony charges after walking away from a local camp Monday, sparking a search by local law enforcement and other agencies. In the early morning hours Monday, according to Sheriff David Mahoney, a 16-year-old and a 15-year-old, both mal...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 2, 2014

Jaime Laughter Begins New Era - Brevard NC

The last time Transylvania County hired a new county manager Jaime Laughter was 9 years old and growing up in Henderson County. Fast-forward 25 years and Laughter is now making county history as the...

 

Habitat For Humanity Annual Meeting – Brevard NC

The annual meeting for Transylvania Habitat for Humanity will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the conference room at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 690 Ecusta Road in Brevard. All Habitat volunteers are urged to attend and residents of...

 

Nov. 4 Alcohol Vote Explained -Brevard NC

When Transylvania County voters go to the polls Nov. 4, seven alcohol-related questions will be on the ballot. The questions were placed on the ballot after county commissioners approved a resolution in August. A county alcoholic beverage election...

 

Operation Christmas Child Underway - Brevard NC

Izabella McMillon grew up in Romania under the communistic regime led by Nicolae Ceausescu until 1989. McMillon said churches weren’t allowed to share their message and citizens could be punished for going to church. McMillon and her brother...

 

Cycling Classic Set For Saturday - Brevard NC

At 8 a.m., Saturday, the White Squirrel Cycling Classic bike race will start in front of Water Oak Suites on East Main Street in Brevard. The race, organized by Blue Ridge Adventures, will feature 100-, 60- and 40-kilometer routes through the...

 

SAFE Is Transylvania's Answer To Domestic Abuse – Brevard NC

SAFE, Transylvania's front line against domestic violence and sexual assault, was there last year for 342 victims and their children, providing safe haven at Stacey's House, helping victims obtain...

 

RHS Class 1964 Held 50th Reunion

Members of the Rosman High School Class of 1964 met during the weekend of Sept. 26-28 for their 50th reunion. Those attending Saturday seated left to right are Susan Breedlove, Genis Sue Powell Reese, Melba Reid Owen, Paulette Whitmire Aiken,...

 

Last Call For Schools To Register For 2014 Walk To School Day

Wednesday, Oct. 8, schools across North Carolina will participate in the annual Walk to School Day as part of an international movement to raise awareness of the needs of pedestrians while promoting healthy choices. The event is promoted by the N.C....

 

Doug Bennett To Lead Awareness And Acceptance Living Classes – Brevard NC

Spiritual teachings from all over the world have long promised that we can live without suffering. Now there’s new science that claims such a thing is, in fact entirely possible. If that’s true why do so many people have such a hard time in...

 

'Flying Museum' Lands At Asheville Airport

The rumble of a B-17 is unlike anything on Earth - shaking the ground and ringing the ears of anyone inside. Its four Curtiss-Wright built, 9-cylinder engines produce 1,200 horsepower each from...

 

Law And Order – Transylvania County

Dasha Norman Clark, 30, of Brevard was arrested by the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 24 and charged with felony first degree kidnapping. The kidnapping stemmed from a domestic dispute. He is being held at the Transylvania County...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Calvary Baptist Sunday, Oct. 5, children from Wall’s Cottage, Broyhill Children’s Home in Clyde, N.C., along with their house parents, will be guests of Calvary Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend and hear inspiring testimonies from...

 

Free Rein Center Announces Plans For 'Mane Event' – Brevard NC

Horses Helping Humans Heal means more than ever this fall, as Free Rein Center began its fall session of therapeutic riding classes, serving more people than ever before in their 14 year history....

 

Free Health Fair Planned For Oct. 2 – Pisgah Forest NC

A free Health Fair will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the parking lot at Walmart. There will be free cholesterol screenings, blood pressure readings, Body Mass Index test, Hemoglobin A1c tests, dental screenings and tons of...

 

Beth Wood To Perform At Unitarian Church Sunday – Brevard NC

Beth Wood will appear in concert this Sunday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church located at 24 Varsity St. in Brevard. Wood is no stranger to Brevard, having attended Brevard...

 

Land Of Waterfalls Photographers Exhibit Work – Brevard NC

The Hollingsworth Gallery (147 East Main Street) will be exhibiting images which were captured by nine local photographers, all members of the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club. This annual show...

 

Brevard College To Stage Double Comedy Feature – Brevard NC

Brevard College Theatre announces a comedy double feature production, which will include two one act plays: “The Actor’s Nightmare” by Christopher Durang and “The Actor Wakes” by Brandon Smith. Guest artist Catherine Barricklow will...

 

Conover, Mitchell To Play – Brevard NC

Maine-based songwriter Max García Conover will perform Thursday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. at 185 King St. in Brevard. Conover has just released his second full-length album, "Ellery," an ambitious, carefully crafted collection of lyrical folk songs....

 

Ninth Grade Musician Learns From Star Cellist Zuill Bailey – Brevard NC

How amazing it was to hear cellist Zuill Bailey rehearse with the Brevard Philharmonic! Thanks to the Brevard Philharmonic's Music in the Schools Program, not only did I get to experience his depth...

 

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