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Local Kristen Necessary Receives Artist's Grant

Local artist Kristen Necessary has announced that she has been awarded an Emerging Professional Grant by SGC International for her work as the owner and operator of Starfangled Press in downtown...

 

Main St. Champ Named

Leslie Logemann, the manager of the Transylvania Farmers' Market, has been named as a Main Street Champion. Main Street Champions are individuals who work and advocate for downtown revitalization...

 

Amber Dalton Get 21 Years In Prison For 2009 Murder-Brevard NC

Amber Dalton has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2009 murder of Richard Holden in Brevard. Dalton appeared before Superior Court Judge Alan Thornburg and received a sentence of 261 months on charges of...

 

New At The Library: Will Humans Focus On Artificial Life?

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction DePoy, Phillip. “The English Agent.” A Christopher Marlowe Mystery. It’s 1583 and Christopher Marlowe’s first play has bombed in Cambridge. So when Queen Elizabeth...

 

Charles Tompkins To Give Organ Concert This Sunday

Dr. Charles Tompkins, organist, will present a concert at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 26, at 3:30 p.m. The program will include music by J. S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn,...

 

Mobile Mammography Center To Visit Belk April 1

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at the Belk in Pisgah Forest Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings. Women age...

 

Lady Slipper Series Focuses On Environmental Analysis

This month's Lady Slipper Speaker Series features Dave Michelson and William Clark of the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) at the University of North Carolina Asheville...

 

Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast To Be Held Saturday

The Transylvania Farm Bureau and N.C. Cooperative Extension will host an Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, March 25, from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Rogow Room of the Transylvania County Library. In addition to being served a delicious...

 

Thorin Thomas Beeson

Chris and Kaelee Beeson, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Thorin Thomas Beeson, born March 6, 2017, at Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. His maternal grandparents are Allen and Suzanne Keogh and...

 

St. Philip's Shop Donates $64,000 To Community

The Shop of St. Philip's, operated by the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) from St. Philip's Episcopal Church with all-volunteer staffing, gives all of its proceeds directly to local charities. Last year...

 

Picturing The Past: Rice Furniture Has Been Here The Longest

Rice Furniture opened on June 1, 1968, making it the longest running current retail business in downtown Brevard. Edwin Rice began in the business as a deliveryman for Pearlman's Furniture in...

 

Barbecue Sale To Benefit Senior Games

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department will sell barbecue for lunch on Thursday, March 23, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The $7 plate consists of barbecue pork, baked beans, slaw, bread and dessert. The barbecue plates can be eaten...

 

Vanderbilt Created The Cradle Of Forestry

By Robert Beanblossom Nestled in a mountainous valley known as the Pink Beds is the Cradle of Forestry in America, a national historic site. This spot in the heart of the Pisgah National Forest is...

 

Legal Notices for March 20, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 15 CVD 299 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA, A Body Politic and Corporate, Plaintiff vs. ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AT... Full story

 

Chamber Members Enjoy WNC Military History Presentation

Close to 100 people participated in the monthly Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours held March 14 at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. Shown center, speaking to the group,...

 

Mary Bryson McCall

Mary Bryson McCall, 85, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Glen and Leota Stepp Bryson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burley McCall,...

 

Hospital To Host Sharing Stories: Depression In Later Life

The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Transylvania Advocates (NAMI-TA) will host a program on senior depression on Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. in the Newland Con-erence Room of Transylvania Regional Hospital. Refreshments will be served. The...

 

During April: Activities To Celebrate, Help Young Children

Every spring, The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Educat-ion of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Transylvania County’s...

 

Caroline Virginia "Teddi" Atwell

Caroline Virginia “Teddi” Atwell, 76, of Sparks, Nev., passed away March 9, 2017, at Northern Nevada Medical Center. She was born in Brevard and was the oldest of seven children. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Barr “Bill”...

 

Rayetta Mildred Graham Bovay

Rayetta Mildred Graham Bovay passed away peacefully, while holding hands with her daughter, the evening of Feb. 24, 2017, at her home in Brevard. She was 93. She was the daughter of William Raymond...

 

Barbara Grayce Hatter Higby

Barbara Grayce Hatter Higby, 92, passed away peacefully March 14, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. Born in Eldorado, Ill., Nov. 8, 1924, she believed that life was an adventure and always lived that way. She was the 11th of 12 children born to William Edgar...

 

Kathy Reese Lusk

Kathy Reese Lusk, 74, of Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord, with her husband, Weldon, son, Randy and grandson, Austin, by her side, Friday, March 3, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with Crohn’s disease....

 

Michael E. Marlow

Michael E. Marlow, 72, of Coffeyville, Kan., and lived in Brevard a number of years, passed away March 15, 2017, at St. Francis Via Christi Hospital in Wichita, Kan. He was born Sept. 12, 1944, in Cof...

 

Viola Ashe Snipes

Viola Ashe Snipes, 88, of Rosman, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Inez Brown Ashe. She was preceded in death by her husband, Craig D. Snipes Sr.; son, Craig D. Snipes Jr.; daughter, Linda S. Woody and...

 

Melanie Ann Taylor

Melanie Ann Taylor, 57, sister and friend, peacefully passed into God’s loving embrace March 6, 2017, after a long illness. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Christ-mas Eve in the year 1959 to David Taylor and Charleen Mayson Taylor. She attended...

 

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