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Jack Hudson: A Man Who Gave Back

One of the wonderful things about living in this community is the number of people who give back to the community. No one exemplifies that spirit more than John “Jack” Hudson, who passed away on Nov. 6. Hudson was a Brevard native and after...

 

Dorothy Is Singing

Dorothy and the Munchkins are singing the “Ding Dong” song all over Oz now. And “Rocky” has ascended the steps in Philadelphia. Having said that, that’s enough gloating and it’s time to get on with making America great again....

 

Tickets And Turning

Now that the Republicans have won the whole enchilada it will be interesting to see if they have any taste for actual governance and not just nay-saying. Meanwhile, closer to home I wish to share a couple observations and modest proposals. 1. It is... Full story

 

What Are Veterans Thinking?

As I drove downtown Friday, I noticed a large crowd in the streets by the courthouse. My first thought was “A protest? In Transylvania County!” I later learned it was a Veterans Day ceremony. I could not help but wonder: how many in the crowd...

 

Tuesday's Election

Tuesday’s election has once again proven that God loves us and wants us to be happy. The forces of darkness have been vanquished and dispatched to the nether reaches of perdition. Tom Maund Brevard...

 

Help Neighbors Stay Warm

I was honored to work at a poll on election day, to help my neighbors do what until now I felt was the most important civic duty we perform. I have learned differently. We have no greater civic duty than to come together in the days after an...

 

Legal Notices for November 14, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No: 16-E-365 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of George Eldon Howe, Sr., of Transylvania... Full story

 

Fred E. Bailey

Fred E. Bailey, 67, of East Flat Rock, born in Transylvania County, gained his Heavenly Wings, Nov. 12, 2016, ending his stay at the Elizabeth House. He was a retiree of Berkley Mills and had worked...

 

Beatrice Batson Barton

Beatrice Batson Barton, 94, of Brevard, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Nathan and Rosa Kilpatrick Batson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Garfield Barton; sons, Daniel and Benny Barton; daughter,...

 

Douglas William Barton

Douglas William Barton, 72, of Cedar Mountain, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, after having Parkinson’s disease for 12 years. He was born Feb. 6, 1944. His parents, Arthur and Lucy Barton, preceded him in death. He was a...

 

Warren Eugene "Dick" Fisher

Warren Eugene "Dick" Fisher, 88, of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. Born to the late Warren Isaiah Fisher and Edith Montieth Fisher in Lake Toxaway, he was a...

 

Mary Ellen Kimbrell

Mary Ellen Kimbrell, 96, of Hendersonville, passed away Nov. 8, 2016. A native of Spartanburg, S.C., she was the daughter of the late John and Annie Warren Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sons, John Kimbrell...

 

Frances C. "Fran" Waser

Frances C. "Fran" Waser, 82, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at Tore's Home of Brevard. Born Nov. 9, 1934, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of Thomas Roy Creek Sr. and Helen...

 

Firefighters, Others Working To Stop Wildfires – Transylvania County NC

Over the weekend local firefighters, volunteers and others were busy strengthening the fire break lines from Sassafras Mountain area east toward Ceasar’s Head in light of the wildfire on Pinnacle Mountain in South Carolina. “The South Carolina...

 

Health Officials Warn About Air Quality – Transylvania County NC

The forecast for today calls for Code Red or “Unhealthy” conditions in the far southwestern part of North Carolina, including Transylvania County. This poses a health risk for all people, with a higher risk for children, older adults, and those w...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 14, 2016

Local Veterans Discuss Patriotism, Duty – Brevard NC

Three local veterans -Stan Jacobsen, Duke Woodhull and Roger Herbert - discussed their military careers and patriotism at Brevard College Thursday night. The event was moderated by Paul Morgan,...

 

Friends Remember The Late Jack Hudson – Brevard NC

Friends remember Jack Hudson, who died at age 85 on Nov. 6, as a person who put others first and cared about his community. Judy Mathews, former Transylvania County Board of Elections director,...

 

Portions Of Old 64 To Be Closed – Brevard NC

Beginning today, Old Highway 64 will be closed from Osborne Road to Chestnut Street in Brevard as work continues on the replacement of sewer pipe in the area. One lane of Neely Road will also reopen to through traffic on Monday. From Monday through J...

 

NAACP Reaches Out To Those Who Cast Provisional Ballots – Brevard NC

The North Carolina NAACP and the local Transylvania NAACP is reaching out to those who cast provisional ballots to make sure their votes are counted during the final canvass this Friday, Nov. 18. Voters who received a provisional ballot may need to...

 

Paper Deadlines – Brevard NC

•All advertisements and news items for the Monday, Nov. 21, edition must be delivered to The Transylvania Times before 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17. For the Thursday, Nov. 24, edition all advertisements and news items must be delivered before 2...

 

Local Marines Host Birthday Party – Brevard NC

Some 60 Marines and their guests celebrated the 241st birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps at the Brevard American Legion Hall on Nov. 10. The annual event was chaired by Lt. Col. Lee McMinn and was...

 

Laura's Cuts Hosting 'Customer Appreciation' – Pisgah Forest NC

Laura’s Cuts at 98 New Hendersonville Highway in Pisgah Forest will hold a “Customer Appreciation Day” from 10-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. The public is invited to attend the event, which will include entertainment and catered food. Laura...

 

Number 7 Gallery Hosts Preview Event In New Home – Brevard NC

The member-artists and friends of Number 7 Arts Gallery in downtown Brevard hosted a preview of their new gallery space Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. The gallery is expanding and moving to the historic McMinn building, located in the heart of Brevard at...

 

BLT To Hold Auditions For 'Almost Maine' – Brevard NC

BLT will hold open auditions Nov. 19 and 20 from 2-4 p.m. for “Almost, Maine,” written by John Cariani. It's a series of scenes where residents of the mythical town of Almost, Maine fall in and/or out of love in unexpected ways. There are roles...

 

Brevard Little Theatre Prepares To Stage Classic 'Yes, Virginia...' – Brevard NC

Explaining Santa Claus to young children is a dilemma all parents face. Attempting to keep the magic alive and also to portray the true spirit of Christmas, they grapple with the young ones' questions...

 

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