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Legal Notices For November 10, 2014

Notice of Public Hearing City of Brevard Proposed Amendments to Unified Development Ordinance The Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 17, 2014. The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible in... Full story

 

Ecusta Retirement Party Planned – Pisgah Forest NC

There will be a retirement party for former Ecusta and Olin employees at the Pisgah Fish Camp Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information, call 862-8028 or 883-8139....

 

Elizabeth "Kitty" Johnson Edwards

Elizabeth "Kitty" Johnson Edwards, 79, passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Kitty, as she was known to all, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, June 14, 1935. She was th...

 

Dr. Carol L. Grahl Jr.

Dr. Carol L. Grahl Jr., 87, of Brevard, passed away Nov. 8, 2014, at The Oaks of Brevard. A native of Waynesville, N.C., he was the son of Carol L. and Geneva Grahl Sr. In addition to his parents, his...

 

Grief Seminar To Deal With Holiday Season Woes – Brevard NC

Widowed Person Support (WPS) of western North Carolina has scheduled a seminar focused on surviving the holidays even though people have lost a loved one. “Coping with Holiday Grief” will give you practical suggestions for handling grief during...

 

Civil War And Its Racial Aftermath To Be Addressed – Brevard NC

The November Bag Lunch Arts program at the Library will coordinate with the national public programming initiative “Civil War 150: Exploring the War and Its Meaning Through the Words of Those Who Lived It” and its traveling panel display...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 10, 2014

Veterans, Nation Pause Tuesday-Brevard NC

As many will pause to remember during Veterans Day tomorrow, members of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 4039 on Nicholson Creek Road are also looking to the future and the repair of their Nicholson...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 10, 2014

Parents Query Possible School Move - Brevard NC

Monday night approximately two dozen Brevard Academy parents attended an informative question and answer session regarding the possible relocation of the school to the old Woods Chevrolet property on the Hendersonville Highway. The meeting was held...

 

Boisvert To Detail Her Journey As Educator At Brevard Rotary – Brevard NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard will have Becky Boisvert who works at the Mountain Sun Community School as both the middle school lead teacher and the outreach coordinator, speak at noon Tuesday, Nov. 11....

 

Council Plans For Brevard's Future - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The city of Brevard is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan, a document that outlines historical development, analyzes local population trends, and determines guidelines for managing and guiding future growth and develop...

 

Births In Transylvania

Leland O’Dell Miller Alyssa and Mark Miller, of Rosman, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Leland O’Dell Miller, born Nov. 3, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. His grandparents are Pat...

 

Brewery Awards Grant To Rise & Shine - Brevard NC

Rise & Shine has been awarded a $10,000 matching grant from the Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation. The grant will provide leverage for the nonprofit Rise & Shine’s annual appeal and aid in the advancement of the nonprofit’s mission to enrich...

 

Bomb Squad Called During Drug Arrest -Brevard NC

Nicholas McDevitt, 23, of South Broad Street in Brevard was arrested Wednesday for three felonies — manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of weapons of mass destruction and possession of a stolen firearm. On Wednesday evening, Brevard Police...

 

News of Organizations

Democratic Men’s Club Eleventh District Democratic Party Chairman Luke Hyde will be the featured speaker at the Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club meeting Thursday, Nov. 13, at Pisgah Fish Camp. Hyde, of Swain County, will be wrapping up...

 

Outdoor Business Owner Shares Her Experiences - Brevard NC

At Brevard College one of the more unique and popular majors available is Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education (WLEE). Last Friday, the WLEE department hosted the college's 22nd annual Adv...

 

Silvermont - 'Same Place, Next Year' – Brevard NC

Walk by any vegetable garden at this time of year and things tend to look, well, choose a description: worn, spent, shabby, decaying. This is normal. Seeds were planted, grew, blossomed and produced their gifts. Most gardeners at this point decide...

 

Library Board To Meet Nov. 20 – Brevard NC

The regular meetings of the Transylvania Co-unty Library Board of Trustees and the Transylvania County Library Foundation Board of Directors will be held Thursday, Nov. 20. The Library Foundation Board meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the...

 

Hunger Awareness Forum Is Thursday – Brevard NC

Hundreds of Transylvanians, including many children, go to bed each night either hungry or not knowing where they will receive their next meal. On Thursday, Nov. 13, at 5 p.m. in the Rogow Room of the county library, the Transylvania County Hunger...

 

Alligator Rock, Church Are Gloucester Landmarks

Early settlers in the valleys and mountains in the Gloucester area of what was to become Transylvania County had to travel 10 or more miles to attend church services at Cathey's Creek Baptist Church....

 

St. Philip's To Host Bazaar Nov. 15-16 – Brevard NC

St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard will host an International Bazaar featuring a sale of fair trade crafts Saturday, Nov. 15, and Sunday, Nov. 16. This year, the bazaar will also feature lunch...

 

American Legion Post To Retire U.S. Flags – Brevard NC

At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, Post 88 of the American Legion, located at 56 East Jordan Street, will conduct a U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony. The purpose of this ceremony is to dispose of United States flags that have become unserviceable. The...

 

End Of War Or 'Endless War'

“No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country… All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and the shortest means to accomplish it.” -Alexis de...

 

Appreciates Support

The election is over and the results are known. The voters of Transylvania have picked the two commissioners that are to represent us for the next four years. Our challenges are many and these men must face them. I wish them well and know they will...

 

What's Good For Nation?

Listening to John McCain this morning on the radio honoring veterans of our wars for their willingness to sacrifice their lives for our nation, an uncomfortable thought crossed my mind. Why is it that giving your life for the nation is so wonderful,...

 

Treat Israel Better

Although our troubled economy was the primary worry of voters in the recent mid-term elections, President Obama’s foreign policy was also a serious concern. His treatment of Israel, America’s only reliable ally in the Middle East, can be...

 

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