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Legal Notices For April 2, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Brevard Board of Adjustment will meet in the Council Room of the Municipal Building located at 95 W. Main St. in Brevard, North Carolina, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. The following case will... Full story

 

Shirley Fox

Shirley Fox, 91, passed away on March 30, at Kingsbridge House. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., the youngest of 10 children to the late Morris and Ida Robinson Kirshner. She had resided in Brevard...

 

Foundation Funding Parkway Improvements-Brevard NC

It's the time of year when millions of visitors are eagerly anticipating their next adventure on the Blue Ridge Parkway. As they plan their drive, hike, or camping trip, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is preparing to meet their expectations by fun...

 

Ava Renee Daugherty

Ava Renee Daugherty, 2 months old, of Brevard, went to be with Jesus Monday, March 30, 2015. She is the daughter of Anthony Daugherty and Sable Galloway. Even though she was here just a short time, she had a tremendous impact on her family’s...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Bethany Baptist Bethany Baptist Church will present “Risen!” in the 10:30 a.m. service on Easter Sunday. The service will consist of Easter music combined with Scripture and other readings celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. The public is invi...

 

Learn About AAUW At April 7 Wine And Cheese Party – Brevard NC

Have you ever wanted to know what Brevard AAUW is all about? What they do? What activities are offered? What membership means? Who can join? Tuesday, April 7, is the time to find out. AAUW is hosting a wine and cheese party at the historic home of...

 

Castro To Explain Smart Start – Brevard NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard will have the executive director of Smart Start of Transylvania County address its membership at noon April 7. Joseph Castro is the executive director of Smart Start of Tran...

 

Transylvania County History Focus Of April DAR Meeting – Brevard NC

The April meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter NSDAR will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 13, in Miller Hall at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Rebecca Suddeth, executive director of the Transylvania Heritage Museum, will present a program titled,...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest The featured speaker for the April 8 breakfast meeting will be Dan Hodges, past president of the Rotary Club of Brevard and current Assistant Governor for District 7670. Hodges will focus on the “First 2000 Days” as...

 

Good Health, By Comparison

According to two recent reports, Transylvania County ranks as one of the healthiest counties in the state and fares well in comparison to similar counties throughout the country. One study conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Unive...

 

Charging Stations Bring Tourists

As an electric car owner, I was pleased to see the March 23 coverage of the March 19 meeting to discuss the future installation of EV charging stations in Brevard and Transylvania County. I did feel that the title of this article “Electric Vehicle...

 

Visit The Live Well Expo

Has anyone been to the Live Well Expo before? I had not. With my first visit on March 28, 2015, we found this to be a very eclectic experience. I was not aware that there would be such a variety of vendors offering such a vast sample of services....

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 2, 2015

Joe Moore Resigns As Brevard City Manager - Brevard NC

Joe Moore resigned Tuesday morning as Brevard city manager. After a closed session to discuss a personnel matter, Brevard City Council accepted Moore's resignation, effective Tuesday, according to...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 2, 2015

County Ranked High On Statewide Health Report - Brevard NC

A recent report has named Transylvania County among the top 10 healthiest counties in the state and a separate study issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) ranks Transylvania’s community health favorably. The report, issued by the Robert...

 

Downtown Project Awarded $200,000 - Brevard NC

The N.C. Department of Commerce has awarded the city of Brevard up to $200,000 from the Main Street Solutions Fund. The funds will be used to construct a new office and retail facility at 43 South Broad Street in downtown Brevard for phase two of...

 

Officials Planning County Transportation Summit - Brevard NC

Keith McCoy, the local Department of Transportation director, and Public Health Director Elaine Russell met with a group of local officials last Thursday to address the county’s ongoing transportation needs. What emerged from the discussion was a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 2, 2015

Trees Come Down Along Campus Border - Brevard NC

The pine trees "trimmed" in early March on East French Broad Street in front of Brevard College are now being taken down completely. Brevard College President David Joyce said they requested Duke...

 

Habitat Opens 56th Home – Brevard NC

Transylvania Habitat for Humanity president Don Campbell presents the keys to a new home for the Landreth family in Brevard last Sunday afternoon. The Reverend Lauren Sims-Salata led those gathered in...

 

Spring Study

Brevard College students (left to right) Morgan Tawney, Isabel Edwards and Josie McElroy Tuesday study outside under a blue sky. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 

Alternative Travel

Brevard College student Colby McAlister enjoys the warm weather Tuesday skateboarding around campus. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 

Empty Bowls Filled During Annual Fundraiser – Brevard NC

It was a great day for a great cause as dozens of people attended the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Bread of Life. The event, held Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, offered...

 

Oskar Blues, Perrin Brewing Co. Go To Next Level – Brevard NC

Colorado and North Carolina-based Oskar Blues Brewery and Perrin Brewing Company have taken craft beer collaboration to the next level and announced the acquisition of the Comstock Park, Mich.,...

 

Student Chefs

Ellerhea Cochran (left), Courtney Grantham, Donna Manay, Debora Cofer Devore and Shirley Stiles watch as Nutrition Educator Sara Freeman demonstrates the proper way to slice zucchini. Each student...

 

DRS Students Release Trout Fingerlings – Pisgah Forest NC

Andy Bullwinkel, Davidson River School's science teacher, and his biology class released their trout fingerlings into the Davidson River at Sycamore Flats Picnic Area in Pisgah National Forest...

 

BES Exceptional Children Enjoy And Learn On Field Trips – Brevard NC

All last month, students of one of Brevard Elementary School’s Exceptional Children classes have been exploring the community. Two weeks ago they got an in-depth tour of the Brevard Fire Department’s station. The students, five boys, ages 7 to...

 

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