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One-Stop Voting Tops 5,000-Brevard NC

Through Thursday, 5,484 Transylvania County voters have cast their ballots during one-step early voting. One-stop voting ends Saturday at the two county locations: the library's Rogow Room and Rosman Town Hall. Of those who have voted, 1,945 are...

 

Legal Notices For October 30, 2014

Warehouse Sale of Abandon Property. Miscellaneous commercial woodworking equipment, fixtures, and machinery stored in the account of Elton Steins. Property sold as one lot by sealed bid. Inspection and sale Saturday November 8th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm,... Full story

 

Parkway Closing Campgrounds As Winter Weather Arrives

Blue Ridge Parkway managers are announcing several closures with preparations underway in anticipation of the first fall/winter storm of the season. Several campgrounds originally scheduled to be open through this weekend are now closed. They are:...

 

Arthur William Dills McKee

Arthur William Dills McKee, 62, of Cashiers, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. He was on his way to a bicycle ride with friends. He is survived by his wife, Anne Woodward McKee, and...

 

Dean Arthur Crawford

Dean Arthur Crawford, 88, of Brevard, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. He was born May 15, 1926, in Iowa City, Iowa to the late Ellis and Imogene Crawford. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Army Air Corps. He was a...

 

Sarah Lenora Nicholson Moody

Sarah Lenora Nicholson Moody, 73, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Milon and Stella Chapman Nicholson. She was a devoted pastor’s wife to the late Dr. James Eldon Moody. She loved...

 

Moore, Phillips United In Marriage

Amy Moore and Brent Phillips of Houston, Texas were married at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 2014 at the Lake Toxaway Meadows Pavilion. The officiant was the bride's brother, David Moore. The bride is the...

 

Brown, Corn Engagement Announced

Spencer and Debbie Brown, of Penrose, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Miranda, to William "Will" David Corn II, son of David and Connie Corn, of Penrose. The bride-elect is...

 

News of Organizations

Parkinson's Support Group Dr. James Patton will be the featured speaker at the Nov. 11 meeting of the Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson's Support Group. The group meets at 10 a.m. in the fellowship...

 

Blind No More

Although justice is supposed to be blind, it has often favored those with financial means and political connections. People of average wealth, even if they know they are in the right, often do not press charges because they have neither the time nor...

 

Support Robinson

As a former employee of the Clerk of Court’s office, I would like to extend my support to Candidate Donna Robinson. During my time of employment in the clerk’s office, I interacted with Donna on a regular basis, and I was always greeted with a fr...

 

Vote For Mike Rogers

We need Mike Rogers to continue on the school board. He is not only for kids but for parents, teachers and our tax dollar. His business sense has helped our board and will continue to help our board. Melissa Reeves Pisgah Forest...

 

Support Chapman

I attended the going away reception for one of Transylvania County’s finest men, Artie Wilson, county manager. While going through the buffet line, I ran into Lee McMinn (Lt. Colonel USMC, Ret. ), candidate for commissioner, and greeted him...

 

Edney Understands Economics

My wife, Ann, and I have lived in Transylvania County for the past 11 years. We moved here in 2003 when the county was still in shock following the closing of the two largest employers, Ecusta and DuPont. The three economic development topics...

 

Vote Them All Out

Voting time is near. Only thing I have to say is it’s time to toss them out. All of them. No matter what party. Get rid of deadwood. We desperately need new blood in our government at all levels. I beg you to vote them all out. Daniel G. Krause...

 

There Is But One Choice

I am supporting William Hemphill in his campaign to assume the leadership of the Sheriff’s Department. Anyone who knows William knows what kind of man he is… a man with integrity who from the time he was a child was taught the meaning of the...

 

Tillis Has The Credentials

Thom Tillis has been active in North Carolina government business for a considerable number of years. He was the House Speaker since 2011 achieving significant advancements for the people he serves. Several achievements are: Balanced Budget: He balan...

 

Tillis Hurts, Hagan Helps

Thom Tillis has asked for my vote for the U.S. Senate. I have observed as House Speaker of the N.C. House, Tillis oversaw: 1) Reduce funding for public education. 2) Approve vouchers for charter, private and religious schools resulting in two Muslim...

 

Mahoney Most Qualified

I feel that I can offer relevant, firsthand insight to the voters in the upcoming election with regard to who is the best qualified candidate for Transylvania County Sheriff. David Mahoney, 23-year veteran of the Transylvania County Sheriff’s...

 

Hemphill Has Positive Influence

I am writing to express my support for William Hemphill for sheriff. As a retired Major from the N.C. State Highway Patrol and having known and worked with William for nearly 23 years, I feel confident that he can easily make the transition from the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 30, 2014

County OKs Economic Development Contract - Brevard NC

Economic development took another step forward Monday night as Transylvania County commissioners unanimously approved a contract – that includes funding guidelines – between the county and the Transylvania Partnership for Economic Development...

 

An Effective Leader

In my 26 years at the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, I have worked in the administration of three of the five sheriffs. For the past eight years, I have served in the administration of Sheriff David Mahoney. The interesting thing is that I...

 

One-Stop Voting Ends Saturday - Brevard NC

One-stop voting in Transylvania County ends Saturday. Through Tuesday, 3,702 votes have been cast, including 1,321 registered Democrat voters; 1,240 registered Republican voters; 1,136 unaffiliated voters; and five registered Libertarians. One-stop...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 30, 2014

'Save A Life Tour' Coming To BHS - Brevard NC

An upcoming program at Brevard High School, sponsored by the Brevard ABC Board, is hoping to drive home the dangers of drinking and driving, as well as distracted driving. Next Tuesday, Brevard High will host the “Save A Life Tour,” an alcohol aw...

 

Section Of Parkway Will Close Monday - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Parkway officials have announced the closure of a small section of road between existing gates at Milepost 420.3 near U.S. Forest Service Road 816 (Black Balsam Road) and Milepost 423.3 at N.C. 215. Both lanes of the road in that section...

 

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