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Legal Notices for Sept. 12 2013

12 SP 73 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Lawrence E. Raines and Geraldine E. Raines to CB Services Corp., Trustee(s),... Full story

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Carson’s Creek Baptist Pastor Don Waters and the congregation of Carson’s Creek Baptist Church invite the public to their annual homecoming Sun-day, Sept. 15. The music group, Soul Vision, will be singing. The public is invited to come to the...

 

Calvin O'dell Blythe

Calvin O’dell Blythe, 89, of Balsam Grove, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Nathan and Minnie Galloway Blythe. Two brothers also preceded him in death. He was a member of the Forge Valley... Full story

 

Merle Warner Huntington Jr.

Merle Warner Huntington Jr., a resident of Brevard and Longboat Key, Fla., passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, following a brief illness at the age of 92. Born Nov. 5, 1920, in the oil boom... Full story

 

Larry Wayne Owenby

Larry Wayne Owenby, 59, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at his home. Born March 12, 1954, in Brevard, he was the son of the late J.D. Owenby and Ruthie Mae Owenby. He... Full story

 

Troy Gregory Travis

Troy Gregory Travis, of Kannapolis, N.C., passed away Sept. 9, 2013, at his home. He was the son of Betty Travis, and the late Dick Travis. He moved to Transylvania County when he was seven years old and left when he was in his 20s. He was disabled.... Full story

 

Nell Hale Vickers

Nell Hale Vickers, 84, of Harrisburg, N.C., died Sept. 7, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 13, 1928, in Brevard to the late Bruna Hale and James Hale. Her... Full story

 

Wos's Mess

When Gov. Pat McCrory named Aldona Wos as the new head of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), she was suposed to correct an inefficient and mismanaged department. Given what has happened since then, it’s hard to believe the...

 

Taking Care Of The Insiders

Oh, so that’s how he does it! You know, how “the cookie monster” (McCrory) manages to pay his young staffers big raises while he touts repeated calls for belt-tightening in state government. He just up and does it! The “cookie man” answers...

 

Good Restaurant

There is a very good authentic Mexican restaurant (not just beans, rice, and mush) that is not being appreciated enough. It is Quixote and it is across from Ingles. This evening I had shrimp in an orange sauce. My friend had pork with mushroom sauce...

 

NSA Needs Restrictions

Few would question that the foremost objective of our founders and the others who created our Declaration of Independence and Consti-tution was to limit the powers of the federal government to those specifically enumerated in the Constitution and its...

 

A School Board Issue

Several months ago, Harvey Updike was released from prison in Alabama. He had served six months in prison and will have five years of probation. In the fall of 2010, Updike, who is an avid Alabama fan, poisoned the legendary oaks at Toomer’s...

 

Hoxit Found Guilty Of Indecent Liberties - Brevard NC

Bobby Darrell Hoxit, 62, was found guilty of 10 felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child late Wednesday afternoon in Transylvania County Superior Court. Hoxit, a Pisgah Forest resident, was alleged to have committed the offenses agains...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    September 12, 2013

HOB Names New Director - Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard (HOB) announced the hiring Wednesday of Heath Seymour as its new executive director. The decision was approved in a unanimous vote by the HOB board. Seymour was hired following a...

 

Teachers Work To Meet Deadline - Brevard NC

Last week’s decision by the state Board of Education to extend the deadline from April to May for teachers working toward their master’s degree to graduate and receive a 10 percent pay increase...

 

Rogers, Stanley Exchange Vows

Jessica Lachaé Rogers, and Kyle Douglas Stanley, of Brevard, were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Aug. 17, 2013, at Rainbow Lake Resort. Wayne Brown officiated. Marcus Lester provided the music. The...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    September 12, 2013

Medicaid Changes Will Leave Some Locals Uninsured - Brevard NC

North Carolina legislators’ decision to “opt out” of the federally funded Medicaid expansion will leave a significant portion of Transylvania County residents uninsured, according to Adam Linker, a policy analyst at the N.C. Justice Center, a...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 12, 2013

Aldermen Discuss Water Concerns - Brevard NC

The Rosman Board of Aldermen discussed future water concerns and heard a report from Billy Higgins of the county’s newly-appointed Independent Economic Development Task Force at its meeting Tuesday night. Since the city of Brevard has been...

 

Outdoor Recreation Businesses Join Forces - Brevard NC

A new outdoors organization spearheaded by Brevard-based manufacturer SylvanSport that brings together western North Carolina companies hopes to capitalize on the booming outdoor recreation industry while also promoting the manufacturing side of recr...

 

Local Makes Musical Friends In Haiti - Brevard NC

Brevard native Darin Gentry has until Sept. 18 to meet a goal, which he’s characterized as a “musical collaboration” rising from the “rubble of the 2010 Haitian earthquake.” Gentry is seeking to raise money through www.kickstarter.com to...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest has announced that its speaker for its Sept. 18 breakfast meeting will be Glenda McCarson, dean of Blue Ridge Community College Transylvania Campus. McCarson will provide an update on BRCC and answer quest...

 

Chamber Of Commerce To Present Candidates Forum – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library. Candidates for Rosman Board of Aldermen, Brevard City Council, and Brevard Mayor will be...

 

Thermograms Offered Sept. 18 – Brevard NC

Cindy Sullivan, CCT, clinical thermographer nurse, will be offering screening breast thermograms at Metcalf Pharmacy located at 50 Asheville Highway in Brevard Wednesday, Sept. 18. She will be performing screening breast thermograms, and appointments...

 

Bike Champion

Landon Miller won the race for 9 and 10 year old boys during Saturday’s Carolina Youth Mountain Bike League race at Gwynn Valley. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)...

 

Handcrafters' Work On Display At Library – Brevard NC

Artwork designed and created by local artisans – all members of the Transylvania County Handcrafters’ Guild — is currently on display at the Transylvania County Public Library. Chartered in...

 

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