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Articles from the January 12, 2017 edition

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Births

Kohen Hayes Cantrell Mike and Cassandra Cantrell, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kohen Hayes Cantrell, born Dec.16, 2016, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He weighed 7...

 

NEW: Driver Faces Three Charges In Fatal Rosman Highway Accident-Brevard NC

Thomas Corban McCall, 68, faces three charges after a fatal accident on the Rosman Highway Thursday that left 61-year-old Mildred Elizabeth Norton dead. McCall has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, misdemeanor driving while impair...

 

Riddles Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Don and Jeraldine Riddle, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 21, 2017, with a reception hosted by their daughter at Glady Branch Baptist Church fellowship hall from 2 to 5...

 

Criminal Justice Reform

“Though only 5 percent of the world’s population lives in the United States, it is home to 25 percent of the world’s prison population. … Not only does the current overpopulated, underfunded system hurt those incarcerated, it also digs...

 

ACA Enrollment Is Still Open

Despite post-election news, the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) is still the law. People can enroll in Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance between now and the Jan. 31 deadline. I volunteer as one of the many in-person assisters...

 

Back To The Dark Ages

I wish to second, endorse and compliment the letter of Lackey Rowe in the Jan. 5 edition of The Transylvania Times. Rowe has devoted his retirement years to hitting nails on their proverbial heads and has done it again. Friends as far away as...

 

Letter Is On Target

Dan Carter’s letter in The Transylvania Times Jan. 2 gave a good outline of the Trump machine. Considering the record and character of each cabinet choice — it shows that our next president has already built the wall he will need later on to...

 

Tax The Bicyclists

House Bill 959 states that that we drivers have to go into the other on-coming lane to pass bicyclists, risking our lives as drivers. They have the run of the roads, the privileges that cars and trucks have, so they need to buy insurance to be on...

 

Church Activites – Transylvania County

Next Church NEXT Church meets on Sundays at the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County at 11 Gallimore Rd. in Brevard. Worship starts at 10 a.m. Come early for coffee at 9:30. Nursery and children’s age-appropriate worship are provided. Pastor...

 

Andoin Piano Trio To Perform On Jan. 22 – Brevard NC

The Andoin Piano Trio will present a concert of chamber music at Brevard FUMC on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. The concert is sponsored by the Beulah McMinn Zachary Memorial Foundation, a trust that...

 

PARI To Offer Night Observations Jan. 20-21 – Rosman NC

PARI will continue its series of January night sky observing opportunities with two more sessions this month, Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. The public is invited visit the historic former NASA campus and use...

 

Legal Notices for January 12, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16 E 395 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Arnold L. Monteith of Transylvania County, North Carolina,... Full story

 

State Officials Remind Public To Get Flu Vaccination – Brevard NC

Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears. Three influenza-associated deaths were reported during the week ending Dec. 31, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 12, 2017

Woman Dies In Rosman Highway Vehicle Accident – Brevard NC

A 76-year-old woman, Dorothy Drake, died Tuesday afternoon in a wreck on the Rosman Highway, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. The collision occurred at 3:16 p.m. at the intersection of Rosman Highway and Green Road, forcing the highway to be...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 12, 2017

After Rezoning Fails, Property Owner Must Wait 12 Months – Brevard NC

John Johnson will have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning of property behind Egolf Motors in Brevard between the dealership he once ran and the Straus Park subdivision. In a special called meeting, Jan. 3, Brevard City Council denied...

 

Assisted Living Center Evacuated – Cedar Mountain NC

Due to a water-line break at the Cedar Mountain House, residents at the assisted-living center were evacuated Monday afternoon. At the request of Transylvania Emergency Management officials, the Ashev...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 12, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Events Planned For Saturday, Monday – Brevard NC

When they get together, Ed Buckley, who is white, bills himself as "Ivory" and David Carr, who is black, is "Ebony." This Monday, "Ebony and Ivory" will again host the 27th annual celebration of...

 

Mission Names New President For Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

Jacqueline Medland will be joining Mission Health on March 1 as president/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. Medland has enjoyed a career as a health care leader for more than 30 years, including positions in direct patient...

 

Old Face Giving Historic Building A New Lease – Brevard NC

In the early 1980s, when he was 13 years old, Bruce Stewart used to build the fire at The Cabin in the Pines restaurant on Country Club Road in Brevard. Over the years, the building has housed...

 

Molly Owen Hogsed

Molly Owen Hogsed, 74, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Judia Galloway Owen. Her brothers, Earl, Roland and Hobart Owen and sisters,...

 

Frances Riebe

Frances Riebe, 100, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at The Oaks of Brevard, following a period of declining health. Her parents; two husbands, Thomas Potter and Henry Riebe; and her son, Martin Potter, preceded her in death. She is su...

 

Melissa Ann Snyder

Melissa Ann Snyder, 44, of Rosman, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of Patricia Ann Holden and the late Calvin Houston Sullinger. Her loving survivors include her mother, Patricia Ann Holden...

 

Barbara Joyce Stubbe

Barbara Joyce Stubbe, 77, died peacefully in her home Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. Born Feb. 5, 1939, in Rosedale, N.Y., she was the daughter of Charles I. Duke and Adele L. Muller Duke. She attended...

 

'Faces of Freedom' Exhibit Opens At TC Arts Jan. 16 – Brevard NC

A community of local artists invites you to experience freedom through an artistic lens at the Transylvania Community Arts Council from Jan. 16 – Feb. 3. "The theme 'Faces of Freedom,' is the...

 

American Legion To Host Valentine's Day Dance – Brevard NC

The Brevard American Legion is hosting a Valentine’s Day dance and membership drive event Saturday, Feb. 11, from 6-10 p.m. at the Brevard Little Theatre located at 55 E. Jordan St. The evening will feature Brevard’s own The Review playing...

 

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