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Early Voting Began Thursday, New Opening Day Record-Brevard NC

One-stop early voting began at 10 a.m., Thursday, at the new county Election Center on South Gaston Street in Brevard. According to the Board of Elections, 905 residents cast ballots, a new opening...

 

Trump Rallies At Ag Center-Brevard NC

Donald Trump held a rally today (Friday) at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher. A story about the rally will appear in Monday's edition of The Transylvania Times....

 

Legal Notices for October 20, 2016

NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF HAYWOOD IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO: 15 CVD 535 LAURA SMITH SHIPMAN, Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS DALE SHIPMAN, Defendant, TO: DENNIS DALE... Full story

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County NC

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian Sunday, Oct. 23, Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will be celebrating the Children’s Sabbath with some of its preschoolers coming to assist in worship with song. Gary Greene will be bringing the mornin...

 

Blue Ridge Sacred Chorale To Sing Friday, Oct. 28 – Brevard NC

The Brevard First United Methodist Church Music Ministry will present a concert of the Blue Ridge Sacred Chorale on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the church's sanctuary. The chorale, under the...

 

Myrtle Ruth Miley Allan

Myrtle Ruth Miley Allan, 86, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. She was born in Boston, Ga., to the late Allen T. Miley and Elizabeth Proctor Miley. She was a resident of Brevard since 1980. In addition to her parents, she was also...

 

Sharon Roberts Cavett

Sharon Roberts Cavett, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, 2016, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Asheville. The daughter of Sylvia Jo and Starl Roberts, she was born in Virginia Beach, Va., April 30, 1948. She and her husband,...

 

John Luke "Jack" Osteen Jr.

John Luke "Jack" Osteen Jr., of Brevard, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. Born Nov. 13, 1924, in Guilford County, N.C., he was the son of John Luke and Ruth...

 

Noah McKinley "Ken" Stamey

Noah McKinley "Ken" Stamey, 95, of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Noah and Cora McCall Stamey and was the...

 

Robert Garwood Wilkinson Sr.

Robert Garwood Wilkinson Sr., 94, of College Walk in Brevard, died Oct. 12, 2016. He was born on June 30, 1922, in Wenonah, N.J., to the late James Edgar Wilkinson and Elva Gertrude Schultz. He grew...

 

Joyce Geraldine Smith Robinson

Joyce Geraldine Smith Robinson, 75, passed away Oct. 17, 2016 at Elizabeth House. Born April 16, 1941, in Brevard, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Smith and Sarah Mae Erwin Smith. She graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. and was...

 

Comporium Launches Several New Channels – Brevard NC

Comporium has announced it is expanding its Digital Video channel line-up, effective Oct. 18, with five exciting channels. “These new channels have proven to be quite popular in other areas that they’ve rolled out in, and we are continually resea...

 

Composting Workshop Planned For Oct. 25 – Brevard NC

A fall composting workshop will be held Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Silvermont Mansion Gardens. Learn the basics of composting so you can turn your leaves, kitchen scraps, lawn clippings, etc. into “black gold” for your garden....

 

BC Is Rated As One Of The Safest North Carolina Colleges – Brevard NC

Brevard College was recently named one of the safest colleges in North Carolina, according to BackgroundChecks.org in its Annual “Safest Colleges in North Carolina” report for 2016. “This is a true achievement, which is a result of college...

 

BMS Student Announces New Drawing Contest – Brevard NC

Jarek Stewart Karolewics, a seventh grade student at Brevard Middle School, has figured out the perfect way to share his love of drawing with the community: he's organizing a drawing contest as part...

 

High School Bands To Gather Oct. 22 For WCU's Tournament Of Champions –Brevard NC

Twenty of the best high school marching bands from four states will compete on the Western Carolina University campus Saturday, Oct. 22, in the 16th annual Tournament of Champions. Bands will be competing for the prestigious Chancellor’s Award, a...

 

Transylvania Habitat For Humanity To Host Workshop – Brevard NC

Transylvania Habitat for Humanity will hold an informational workshop at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Habitat ReStore conference room. This meeting will be open to the public and is intended to inform all who might be interested in partnering...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 20, 2016

New Owners Have Big Plans For Bowling Alley – Brevard NC

Susan Kramer and Vivian Lynn Smith are bringing changes to Rockin' Bowl, the bowling alley on the Rosman Highway. Kramer and Smith took over ownership of the bowling alley last month and plan on expan...

 

N.C. Supreme Court Hears Dalton Case – Brevard NC

Last Tuesday, the N.C. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the 2014 Transylvania County homicide trial of the State v. Amber Dalton, according to the office of District Attorney Greg Newman. Dalton...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 20, 2016

Board Caps School Teams – Brevard NC

In response to a state mandate allowing sixth grade students to participate in middle school interscholastic sports, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved a plan limiting the number of participants on middle school athletic...

 

Armed Robbery, Kidnap Suspects Sought – Transylvania County NC

As of Wednesday morning, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office was still searching for two suspects wanted for armed robbery and second-degree kidnapping. Arrest warrants have been issued for Erin...

 

State's Jobless Number Increases Slightly-Brevard NC

The state’s seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from August’s revised rate. The national rate increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.0 percent. North Carolina’s September 2016...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 20, 2016

Brevard Academy Board Delays Making Budget Changes – Brevard NC

The Brevard Academy; A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors delayed taking action of several budget changes at its monthly meeting last Wednesday evening. The proposed changes to the budget would have increased expenditures by roughly...

 

Summer Business Gets High Marks – Brevard NC

Overall, summer was good for business in downtown Brevard, according to Heath Seymour, the Heart of Brevard’s executive director. “There are some who have been slightly up, while some even had record sales during certain months, but, of course,...

 

Parties Complain About Theft Of Political Signs – Brevard NC

The local Democratic and Republican political parties are complaining about stolen political signs, something that brings with it a criminal charge. On Monday, Aubrey Woodard, chairman of the...

 

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