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Legal Notices for 6-3-13

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 12-E-185 NOTICE TO CREDITORS I have qualified as Administrator CTA of the Estate of Bernard W. Neumeyer, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and... Full story

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 3, 2013

Plane Nearly Crashes Into Brevard Elementary – Brevard NC

Linda Lamm was going about her day Thursday afternoon as usual at Marcum’s Buck and Bass on U.S. 276 when she heard a plane in the distance. As the plane approached, she said she thought to...

 
 By Robbie Robertson    News    June 3, 2013

Brevard Sends Out 177 – Brevard NC

Friday night, Brevard High School students, family, faculty and staff gathered to say goodbye to 177 of their graduates in the 2013 commencement ceremonies held at the Brevard Music Center....

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 3, 2013

Rosman Grads Look To Future – Rosman NC

A tribute to a fallen classmate, memories of school from kindergarten through their senior year and thoughts about the future were just of part of Rosman High School’s graduation ceremony Saturday...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 3, 2013

Tax Increase Passes By 3-2 Vote Thursday Night – Brevard NC

After more than nine hours of presentations and discussions during the three-day budget workshop, in a 3-2 vote Thursday night the Board of Commissioners approved a motion by Jason Chappell to implement a 4.2-cent tax increase. Commissioners Daryle...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 3, 2013

Two Brothers Rescued In Pisgah National Forest – Pisgah Forest NC

Two brothers in their 60s from the Charlotte area weren’t prepared for the challenging terrain and torrential rainfall they encountered Sunday afternoon during a hike in the Pisgah National Forest and required an emergency rescue after one of the h...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 3, 2013

Jury Finds Justin Case Guilty Of Taking Indecent Liberties – Brevard NC

After two days of deliberations last week, a Transylvania County jury found Justin Dulus Case guilty of one count of indecent liberties with a child. During the trial, jurors heard evidence that Case was staying overnight with family members when a...

 

Gaza, Cole Win Patriotic Art Scholarship Prizes _ Brevard NC

The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars has a special scholarship program that is offered each year to high school students in the community. There are local awards, district, department,...

 

Births In Transylvania

Ellie Drew Norman Andy and Jennifer Norman, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Drew Norman, born March 28, 2013, at Mission Hospitals in Asheville. She weighed 7...

 

News of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet Wednesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall at Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Church. A social period is followed by a brief business meeting. The guest speaker will be Dr. O’Keefe, author of “Take...

 

TNRC To Meet June 21 – Brevard NC

In June the Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) will meet the third Friday of the month, not the usual second Friday. On June 21, the council will review its past eight monthly meetings which were dedicated to exploring natural resources...

 

City Is Closer To Completing Sidewalk Along Elm Bend Road – Brevard NC

The city of Brevard is continuing its work to complete the Elm Bend Sidewalk Project, which extends roughly 2,000 feet from the U.S. 276 intersection to the Delphia Drive intersection.   The project...

 

New Trail Segment At DuPont Opens – Cedar Mountain NC

Staff and supporters of DuPont State Recreational Forest opened the High Falls Trail extension with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, June 1. Trail volunteers gathered at 10 a.m. at the High Falls access area on Staton Road in the forest to open...

 

James Elmer Conley Sr.

James Elmer Conley Sr., 82, of Hartford. Conn., formerly of Pisgah Forest, died May 11, 2013. Born Jan. 13, 1931, he was the son of the late Alfred and Martha Conley. In addition to his parents, his wife, Freddie Mae Conley, brother, Charles...

 

Mildred Wilson Fleming

Mildred Wilson Fleming, 96, of Pisgah Forest, formerly of Asheville, died Thursday, May 30, 2013. Born in Buncombe County, she was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Rose Ensley Wilson, her...

 

Kathleen McCrary Moore

Kathleen McCrary Moore, 88, of Brevard, died Saturday June 1, 2013. She was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Transylvania County to the late Virgil McCrary and Ida Ball McCrary. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cliffton...

 

Lois Hertsch Broadbent Schultz

Lois Hertsch Broadbent Schultz, 85, of Brevard, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013, at Kingsbridge House, in Brevard. Born April 11, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the only child of the late Edwin and Margaret Hertsch. While residing in Summervill...

 

Buy Tickets Now

This Saturday, June 8, an alumni football game between Brevard and Rosman high schools will be held at Silversteen Memorial Stadium in Rosman. Part of the proceeds from tickets purchased prior to June 8 will go to the two high schools; however, none...

 

Kicking The Can

Last week County Manager Artie Wilson revealed his recommendation for the 2013-14 budget. Among other things, it includes a tax increase of 5.92 cents per $100 valuation, drawing down the fund balance, adding 11 positions and giving county employees...

 

You Have Got To Be Kidding

In today’s economy when everyone is having to make due with less the city is trying to bulldoze through a four cent tax increase on property as well as a proposed increase in the charge for city services. You have got to be kidding. Seriously? Do...

 

Use Civil Dialogue

I am dismayed by the tone of recent letters to the editor which have appeared in The Transylvania Times. Individuals have taken it upon themselves to disparage and denigrate those who do not share their political views. Blanket and unfounded...

 

Black Cloud Moving Over Our State

There’s a black cloud moving over North Carolina. It’s moving fast and cutting deep into the political fabric of our fine state, leaving ugly scars that will take years to mend. For example, voter suppression, in our state aimed at reducing...

 

What Will Be Our Priority?

In an article by Owen Fiss, he discusses the complex relationship between capitalism and democracy, and how they both support and undermine each other. As capitalism in its various forms is the only currently viable economic system, it supports...

 

Educating The Citizens

I would like to extend my personal congratulations to Pinkie Byrd for elaborating in his political essay, the meaning of the acronym RINO. It is civic sharing such as this which helps us all to make accurate, informed political decisions in our...

 

It's Their Money

In their May 30 letter, the writers asked “What’s the reason” North Carolina lawmakers propose abolishing the state inheritance tax. People who have earned and saved all their lives and pass money, farms, or assets on to their children have...

 

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