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Sheriff's Office Jeff Smith Honored-Brevard NC

Lt. Jeff Smith of the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office has received the inaugural Forest Protector Award for outstanding and enduring service to protect the resources of DuPont State Recreational Forest. The award was developed by N.C. Forest...

 

Legal Notices for March.17, 2014

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO 14-E-104 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Ancillary Administrator of the Estate of Virginia P. Self aka... Full story

 

Photo ID Not Required In Primary-Brevard NC

Voters will not be required to show a photo ID in order to vote in the 2014 Primary. Instead, election officials will be giving instructions to voters about the requirement which takes effect in 2016 for voters voting at a one-stop early voting site...

 

Work On Graveyard Fields Nearly Completed-Brevard, NC

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is pleased to announce that work will soon begin on the final portion of the Graveyard Fields project on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Foundation has been raising funds for this project for the past two years and...

 

Answer Or Else?

With one-stop voting scheduled to begin next week, the primary election season is upon us. Certain national organizations, through their own voter guides, are threatening candidates to respond to their biased inquiries or receive their wrath. For...

 

Senior Games Start At 50

This year the North Carolina Senior Games have lowered the age of participants to 50. If you will be 50 by Dec. 31 of this year, you are eligible to play. Senior Games will be held April 22 through May 12. Opening ceremonies are April 25 from 10 to...

 

Help Those Who Need It

Carroll Parker and the Community Land Trust have gotten their way with the Board of Education concerning plans to build houses for teachers. The BOE is donating the land and we, the taxpayers, will be providing the money to build these houses....

 

Mary Lee Reynolds Chapman

Mary Lee Reynolds Chapman, a resident of College Walk, of Brevard, passed away at Mission Hospital in Asheville, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, with her husband and children present. She was the daughter of... Full story

 

Captain Herb Emory

Herbert Lee Emory, 61, of Douglasville, Ga. passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born April 2, 1953, in Transylvania County, N.C., the son of Joyce Sanders Emory and the late John Lee Emory.... Full story

 

Jackson E. Hicks, Ph.D.

Jackson E. Hicks Ph.D., of Pawleys Island, S.C., died Friday, April 11, 2014. He resided in Kingsport, Tenn. for 33 years before moving to Pawleys Island, and maintained a summer home in Brevard for 25 years. He was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Fruitland... Full story

 

Lula Maxine Hogsed Morgan Johnson

Lula Maxine Hogsed Morgan Johnson passed away April 7, 2014 at Transylvania Regional Hospital, in Brevard, after a brief illness. She was 80 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carman... Full story

 

Earth Day Plant Sale Planned – Brevard NC

The annual Earth Day fundraising plant sale will be held April 26, from 8 a.m. until noon at South Broad Park, said Maryann Mickewicz, chair of the Master Gardener Earth Day Plant Sale Committee. There will be tables and truck beds of plants,...

 

Brevard Brewing, Pescado's Team Up For 'Pints For Paul' – Brevard NC

As part of a dual-effort, Brevard Brewing Company and Pescado’s Burritos will be holding a joint fundraiser, “Pints for Paul,” this Saturday, April 19, to raise money for Paul Connolly, a Brevard Brewing Co. bartender who was recently...

 

Merrills Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Donald Lee and Hazel Hightower Merrill celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 27, 2014. Pastor Elmer Kilstrom married them at Little River Baptist. They were treated to a dinner at the Grove...

 

P.E.O. Elects Officers, Receives New Members

The newly installed 2014 officers of the Brevard Chapter BT of P.E.O. surround two new members who are Mary Anderson and Pat Hurtak in the front row (not pictured is Janie Banks Townsend). Behind them from the left is Jerry Ann Dye, president, Gaye...

 

News of Organizations

Democratic Men The Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club will hold a good old-fashioned breakfast Saturday, April 26, from 7-10 a.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp. The cost is $10 for an all you can eat and drink breakfast. The public is invited to...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 17, 2014

Melissa Dalton To Appeal Guilty Verdict – Brevard, NC

After nearly fours hours of deliberation Monday, the 12-member jury found the 32-year-old Melissa Amber Dalton guilty of first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and assault with a deadly weapon. Dalton will appeal the guilty verdict, which...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 17, 2014

County To Explore Agency Integration - Brevard Nc

Transylvania commissioners backed staff exploring the possibility of combining the county’s Health and Social Services departments into one agency. Commissioners unanimously agreed for County Manager Artie Wilson doing more research and reporting...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 17, 2014

Commissioners Move Ahead With EDO Plan But Questions Remain - Brevard NC

After a lengthy discussion – and recognizing several questions and issues that still have to be resolved – Transylvania County Commissioners’ unanimously approved moving forward the selection process of the county’s new Economic Development O...

 

Brannon Focuses On The 'Individual' - Brevard NC

Elevating the individual over the government was the theme of Greg Brannon's address to Transylvania County Republicans Saturday morning at Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que. Brannon, one of several GOP candidates...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Holy Week services at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will include a Maundy Thursday service, a Good Friday service, and two Easter Sunday worship services. Thursday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. the Maundy...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 17, 2014

Ruehl Talks About Education, Economy – Brevard NC

Congressional candidate Keith Ruehl spoke about funding education, the local economy and the environment last Thursday night at a Transylvania County Democratic Party meeting. Ruehl and Tom Hill are...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 17, 2014

'Moratorium On Moratoriums' Effort Fails By 3-2 Vote – Brevard NC

A move to have a “moratorium on moratoriums” failed Monday during the regular Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting. During the meeting, Commissioner Daryle Hogsed moved that commissioners prepare a draft moratorium on...

 

Transylvania Farmers Market Will Open This Saturday - Brevard NC

A potter, a (gluten-free) baker, and a bagel maker. It isn't a revised nursery rhyme but instead just three of the new vendors at the Transylvania Farmers Market. The market opens this Saturday,...

 

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