Articles from the November 11, 2013 edition

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Supporting Veterans

Over the past three days, Americans have expressed appreciation for our veterans by holding parades, giving speeches and other events. Locally, veterans were honored at 11 a.m. today in front of the county courthouse. While it is right to honor...

 

An Honest Politician

Congratulations, Ann Hollingsworth. Hollingsworth was just voted to the Brevard City Council. During a door knocking session I had the opportunity to speak to Hollingsworth. When I asked her the question, what she plans on doing should she win the of...

 

Escaping The ACA

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or better known as ObamaCare, has been causing deep concerns for both the small businesses as well as the independent individual. The promise by President Obama that anyone who desires to keep his/her current insurance...

 

Veterans Day Honors

This Veterans Day, which is always the 11th of November, the Transylvania County Honor Guard will pay respect to all veterans, past and present, by standing guard at the veteran’s memorial in front of the Transylvania County Courthouse and also at...

 

Supports Ownbey

I support Ms. Ownbey! I want to publicly declare my support for Ownbey and her professional approach to the hassle she has had to deal with from a few members of our community. I find it amusing and yet distasteful that our society allows the few to...

 

Michael Owen Denied Bond - Brevard NC

Judge Mack Brittain denied bond Thursday for Michael Owen, who faces first-degree murder charges in connection with Edna Glaze, who was reported missing in March 1996. Owen was making his first court...

 

Edna Glaze Case Has Taken Many Turns - Brevard NC

(Editor's Note: Local resident Michael Owen was charged with first degree murder in connection with Edna Glaze, who disappeared in March 1996. The following is a summary of the stories that appeared...

 

McCrary, Stone And Van Horn Testify In Case - Brevard NC

Testimony continued last week in the civil case involving the estate of the late Charles Pickelsimer Jr., as jurors heard from Kim McCrary, Brevard College trustee Jerry Stone and former Brevard College president Drew Van Horn, among others. Kim...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    November 11, 2013

'The Forgotten War' Remembered - Brevard NC

Between June 25, 1950 and July 27, 1953, the Korean War led to roughly 35,000 casualties from the U.S. armed services, plus another 8,000 reported missing in action. Among those who died were three...

 

Law & Order

Felony Arrests On Nov. 8, Ryan O’Neal Lucas, 19, of Etowah, was arrested and charged with multiple felony counts involving alleged crimes that occurred Nov. 5. He was charged with assault by pointing a gun, assault on a female, assault with a...

 

Remembering

The annual Veterans Day ceremony was held this morning on the grounds of the Transylvania County Courthouse. (Above) Members of the Transylvania County Honor Guard stand at attention. (Above right)...

 

Book Preserves WWI Veterans' Service

In honor of Transylvania County World War I veterans, Jan Plemmons, a seasonal resident of Lake Toxaway and self-proclaimed history buff, has produced "I'm In The Army Now," a 508-page book...

 

Educational Journey Goes To Manchester, London, Venice

A love of art history – along with a hands-on learning approach found while studying at Brevard College – is leading Wendy Ligon Smith on an educational journey of a lifetime. The 2004 Brevard College graduate is currently finishing her final... Full story

 

Educating Holistically

In her last Everyday Education column, school psychologist Alice Wellborn explained that school rules help prepare students for future roles in the workplace and society. She encouraged parents to help their children understand their... Full story

 

Brevard Elementary 1st Quarter Honor Roll Released – Brevard NC

The following students made the first quarter honor roll at Brevard Elementary School: Third Grade A Honor Roll Mackensie Baldridge, Aria Schoenacher and Samuel Tynch. A-B Honor Roll Abigail Blankenship, Jacob Byers, Tyler Case, Drew DeGarmo, Wyatt... Full story

 

BES Honors Veterans

Above, under the direction of Den Leader Bud Holland, the Wolf Scouts of Cub Scout Pack 703 performed a flag ceremony at Brevard Elementary School in honor of Veteran's Day. Above right, scouts and...

 

Benson Promoted To Eagle Scout – Brevard NC

Wesley Benson of BSA Troop 703 recently passed his Eagle Board of Review and was promoted to Eagle Scout. Wesley is the Troop 703's first Eagle Scout since 2010. He is a senior at Brevard High...

 

Births In Transylvania

Archie Roman Steel IV Audrey Anna Laird and Archie Robert Steel, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Archie Roman Steel IV, born Oct. 29, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Sophia...

 

Morrison, Payne Announce Engagement

Jessica Dawn Morrison, of Brevard, and Patrick Jameson Payne, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dail and Pamela Kyle, of San Diego, Calif., and...

 

Canon, Sims Exchange Wedding Vows

Sarah Elyse Canon, of Brevard, and David Alexander Sims, of Smyrna, Ga., were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at High Hampton Inn in Cashiers. Rev. Mickey Dalrymple, uncle of...

 

News of Organizations

American Legion Dance American Legion Post 88 will host their annual membership dance Satur-day, Nov. 16. Festivities include food, fun, door prizes and dancing. Food is served at 6 p.m. and music by...

 

United Way Plans Press Conference Event – Brevard NC

The public is invited to attend the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) "Mock Press Conference Event" Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 5:45 in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Public Library....

 

'Families And Money' Helps Residents Understand Finance – Brevard NC

Need a little help with managing your money? Transylvania County residents can get free training on budgeting and credit through the new "Families and Money" collaborative, sponsored by the United...

 

Legal Notices for Nov. 11 2013

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE PURSUANT TO N.C. G.S. 44A-43(c) Name and Address of Lienor: Pisgah Mini Storage LLC 281 Whitmire St. Brevard, NC 28712 Various items of personal property located at the above address are being sold pursuant to the assertion of... Full story

 

LeLi's Thrift To Help With Toys – Brevard NC

In the Thursday, Nov. 7 edition of The Transylvania Times, a story incorrectly reported that LeLi’s Nook & Krannie would sell donations to help buy Christmas presents for children. Instead, the store will collect donations of toys for children,...

 

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