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Legal Notices for January 19, 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

 

Replacing The ACA

Ever since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, Republicans have repeatedly trashed it as a health and fiscal nightmare. Calling for its repeal was a staple of their campaigns. Now that they are in control of Congress and the presidency, they...

 

Concerned About ACA Changes

This letter lists some concerns that my wife, Deborah Parrish, and I, Rod Parrish, have about changes to the ACA. We are in our mid-70s and retired, but we are parents to three grown children and three grandchildren who must be considered. We urge ou...

 

It Is An Honor

As a member of the Transylvania County Honor Guard, I think I can speak for all of our members in saying that it is a privilege and an honor to be a part of funeral service for our fallen veterans. We may not always know them personally or have...

 

Don't Give Up Hope

This Friday Donald Trump will take the oath of office for the presidency of these United States. Some say he is not our president. Well, in fact, he will be. Others threaten to leave the country. That is running away. We all must remember that we...

 

Amazing Care

My mother has lived at Cedar Mountain House for nearly two years. I visit each day, and have never heard an employee use an unkind word. Employees interact with residents enthusiastically and patiently, smiling the whole time. The level of care...

 

Lest We Forget

While the political nightmare from which we hope to awaken spreads around us — it will get much worse, and America may lose its ethical standing in the world, all the restraints on environmental damage, many of the programs that support the poor...

 

Respect, Not Taxes, Is The Answer

Margaret Williams’ letter in the Jan. 12 Transylvania Times, “Tax The Bicyclists,” opines that roads are meant for cars, and that House Bill 959 requiring motorists to safely pass bicyclists using the adjacent lane is putting motorist lives at...

 

Coastal Urban Elites Donate To Democrats

One of the more interesting columns I have read recently was by Michael Barone in the Wall Street Journal of Jan. 11 of this year. Barone completed a study in collaboration with the Capital Research Center that tries to answer the question of who do...

 

Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Glen Rainsley will be the guest preacher. Rainsley is an author and retired pastor who lives in Brevard. His sermon is entitled “No Exemptions, No Deduc-tions.” The Chancel Choir will provide spec...

 

Ladies Group To Study Psalms At Cornerstone Presbyterian – Brevard NC

A community winter ladies’ study: Psalms and the Wisdom Books of the Old Testament will be held Jan. 26 - Feb. 23 on Thursdays from 10 a.m. - noon in the Activities Building at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 645 Bert Lane Road (on the corner of...

 

Dorothy "Lady Drake" Drake

Dorothy "Lady Drake" Drake, 78, of Rosman, passed away Jan. 10, 2017. She was born in Washington, D.C., to Russell and Vivian Drake June 10, 1938. Her parents, four siblings, Ronald Drake, Russell Dra...

 

Andrew Joel Frankel

Andrew Joel Frankel, 71, recently of Brevard, formerly of Pleasantville, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Born Oct. 7, 1945, in the Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Estelle and...

 

Hoyt Thurman Galloway

Hoyt Thurman Galloway, 88, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. He was the son of the late Alga and Cumile Owen Galloway. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eldon and Kenneth Galloway, and a sister, Thelma Owen. Formerly of...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 19, 2017

Law May Impact Art, PE, Music In Schools – Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Tuesday night expressed concern about legislation that could cause the school system to do away with art, music and physical education in the elementary schools. According to Superintendent Dr. Je...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 19, 2017

City: County Needs To Fund Rec. Plan – Brevard NC

Brevard City Council wants the county to commit to some sort of funding before it even considers backing a combined parks and recreation authority for both entities. During its regular meeting Monday, council voted to table discussion of the top...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 19, 2017

Local Employer, Employee Challenges Discussed – Brevard NC

Members of the local business community and local government met recently to discuss how they can work together to overcome challenges in economic development and on ways to improve child care, affordable housing, mental health treatment and social...

 

Bossert To Again Challenge Edwards – Brevard NC

Whether a special election is held this year or the regularly scheduled election is held in 2018, Norm Bossert plans to again challenge incumbent Chuck Edwards for the N.C. Senate District 48 seat. In a news release Bossert, a Democrat from Pisgah Fo...

 

Miss Bengal 2017 Crowned – Rosman NC

Cady Suddeth (second from left) was crowned Miss Bengal Monday during the annual pageant at Rosman High School. The first runner up was Emma Henderson (second from right). Meredith Maiken (far right)...

 

I Have A Dream – Brevard NC

Students from Rise & Shine took part in Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Brevard College's Porter Center. (Times photo by Park Baker)...

 

Josh Erwin And Troy Harris Play King St. – Brevard NC

Josh Erwin & Troy Harris (of The Packway Handle Band) take the stage at 185 King St. this Saturday at 8 p.m. Mermaid Motor Lounge, to solace and swoon with thoughtful songs that range from dark...

 

Brevard Little Theatre To Elect Officers At Annual Meeting Jan. 22 – Brevard NC

The Brevard Little Theater has announced its annual meeting will be held Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. The public is invited to hear about exciting new plans for the year, including a demonstration of a new website, plans for a new membership program...

 

Hazel Adams Turns 100

Born Hazel Anderson, Jan. 18, 1917, in New Bedford, Mass., she grew up in Massachusetts and studied dressmaking and design in New York City, where she met and married her late husband, Richard Adams,...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Women Mark Burrows, the county’s director of Planning and Community Development, will meet with the Democratic Women’s Club on Monday, Jan. 23, to discuss major issues and challenges facing the people of Transylvania County. He will...

 

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