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Articles from the October 26, 2017 edition

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Children Issues Dominate Meeting

Issues centering on the welfare of local children dominated much of Monday’s Transylvania Board of Commissioners’ meeting. Since late 2014, the number of Transylvania County children in foster care has increased from 34 to 59. Twenty-three of...

 

WNC Military History Museum Gains 501 (c)(3) Tax Code Status - Brevard, NC

The WNC Military History Museum located in Brevard has just received formal notification of its official exemption from federal income taxes under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3). Achieving that status materially facilitates donations...

 

BC Students To 'Trick Or Treat' For Food Oct. 29 - Brevard, NC

The Brevard College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host a Trick-or-Treat for cans event on Sunday, Oct. 29, between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. throughout the community. There will be Tornado student-athletes from all 21 teams participating in the...

 

Haen Gallery To Show Lynn Boggess's Work - Brevard, NC

The Haen Gallery, located in downtown Asheville, will present “Lynn Boggess: An American Master.” The exhibition will have an artist’s reception this Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., and will run through November. Lynn Boggess is one...

 

Washington and Lee Ensemble To Perform - Brevard, NC

The Brevard College Music Department will present a guest performance by the Washington and Lee University Wind Ensemble Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The program will feature an exceptional variety of...

 

Carson To Speak On French Broad River

French Broad Riverkeeper Hartwell Carson will speak on "The State of the French Broad River Watershed" at the Discover Natural Transylvania program in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room on...

 

Atlanta Concert Ringers To Play - Brevard, NC

Brevard First United Methodist Church Music Ministry will present the Atlanta Concert Choir (ACR) on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. The ACR will present a program of handbell music called “Shivers and Shakes.” Alice Myers, the director of the...

 

Fresh Off Bye Week, Rosman Faces Murphy On The Road

It’s always nice to have a bye week before a big game and they don’t come any bigger than the Rosman Tigers’ opponent this Friday night. With two games left in the regular season, the Tigers (2-7) hit the road to take on Murphy (7-2). Given...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church This Sunday, Oct. 29, the church will gather in thanks to God for blessings past and present, as well as renew our commitment to Christ for the coming year. Keith Thompson’s message for the morning will...

 

Kick Off Halloweenfest At The Farmers' Market - Brevard, NC

With a day of festive fun planned for downtown Brevard, the Transylvania Farmers' Market looks forward to kicking off Halloweenfest this Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with live music, face...

 

Good Shepherd Musicians To Present Bach Cantata 80 - Brevard, NC

As part of the festivities celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd choir and invited musical guests will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cantata 80, “A Mighty Fortress is our God,” during...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Homework Club Needs More Tutors, Van Drivers

Reuniones con SAFE Hemos continuado con la serie de reuniones de los padres de familia con SAFE. Hace varias semanas los padres de familia se reunieron para discutir temas de mucha importancia concernientes con los hijos y ahora la reunión del...

 

Seipp And Sheets To Perform Next Friday - Brevard, NC

The king of instruments and the instrument of kings join forces in a special concert on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Dr. Chuck Seipp, trumpeter, and Dr....

 

B-DRPC Receives Habitat For Humanity's Golden Hammer Award

At the annual meeting of the Transylvania Habitat for Humanity on Oct. 18, Habitat President Don Campbell presented a Golden Hammer award to Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church in recognition o...

 

Cedar Mountain Baptist Offers Treats, Concert

Saturday, Oct. 28, following the festival in Brevard, Cedar Mountain Baptist Church will be giving out treat bags to children who stop by from 5-8 p.m. They also will have hot chocolate, cookies and...

 

Lolan Mitchell Eubanks

Lolan Mitchell Eubanks of Rosman, born Aug. 13, 1930 in the Selica area, passed away Oct. 21, 2017. He was the son of Clarence Eubanks and Effie Mae Raines Eubanks. He was preceded in death by his brother, Roy Eubanks and sisters, Oma Galloway...

 

Carolina Heat Hosting Food Drive At Fitness Factory

The Carolina Heat Softball team recently wrapped up another successful season and would like to thank their community sponsors! The Heat want to thank The Fitness Factory, Davidson River Outfitters,...

 

Gary Phillip Littleson

Gary Phillip Littleson, 77, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. He was the son of the late Ray Byron and Emma Johlfs Littleson. He was also preceded in death by his brother,...

 

Doris Marie Perreault

Doris Marie Perreault, 81, of Brevard, passed away Oct. 23, 2017. Born Jan. 14, 1936, in Randolph County, Winchester, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Paul Ravenscroft Honn and Florence Lenore Leonard Honn and the wife of the late Lt. Col....

 

John E. "Jack" Williams

John E. “Jack” Williams, of Pisgah Forest, died Oct. 21, 2017, after celebrating his 100th birthday on Sept. 22. He grew up in Alberta, Va. and attended North Carolina State University before serving with the United States Army Air Force in...

 

Legal Notices for October 26, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 17-E-303 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Rudy Joseph Pavlina of Transylvania... Full story

 

Legalized Addiction

Drug addiction, paticularly addiction to opioids, has become widespread in the United States. According to Nick Szubiak of the National Council for Behavioral Health, drug overdoses were the leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. in 2016. An...

 

David Oliver Albertson

David Oliver Albertson, 74, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. A native of Brevard, he was the son of the late Jay C. and Henrietta Oliver Albertson. In addition to his parents,...

 

Courthouse Back on Agenda

As a taxpayer I am questioning who is the individual who would like to shut down the courthouse in downtown Brevard. Why? Why would any citizen of Transylvania County want to move the courthouse out of downtown. The economics does not work. It is...

 

City Council Needs Copelof

As we start early voting I urge you to vote for Maureen Copelof for Brevard City Council. I have known and worked with Maureen on a number of projects over the past seven years and have been impressed with the professionalism, enthusiasm and...

 

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