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Legal Notices For 2-11-13

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF MONIQUE JACKSON Deceased File No. 05-2011-CP-041892 Division Case No: 47-2013CP000018CPAXMX NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MONIQUE JACKSON,...

 

Improving Our Health

The recent assessment of health in Transylvania County reveals that we have a long way to go before we can consider ourselves a healthy community. The top three leading causes of death in the county are heart disease, cancer and unintentional...

 

Condon, Rapp Engagement Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Condon, of Hendersonville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Condon, to John Rapp, son of Randall Rapp, of Harvard, Ill., and Kay Liebenow, of...

 

Births In Transylvania

Elizabeth Grace Terrell Alana and Hunter Terrell, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Grace Terrell, born Feb. 6, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Her...

 

Math And Medicaid

“By agreeing to expand our Medicaid program … we will: Protect rural and safety-net hospitals from being pushed to the brink by their growing costs in caring for the uninsured; take advantage of the enormous economic benefits – inject $2...

 

Good Meetings

I attended the morning session of the Brevard Comprehensive Plan community input meeting Thursday, Feb. 7. Hats off to Josh Freeman and Susan Evans of the city planning department for organizing an excellent session. The topics were energy and...

 

Fourth Graders To Take Trip

We did it! I am happy to announce that all the fourth graders at Brevard Elementary will be making their annual trip to Earthshine Discovery Center in Lake Toxaway. Thank you very much, generous Transylvania County community members, for getting us...

 

Clinton’s Big Achievement

Judging by their coverage in the weeks before she left her position as Secretary of State, the most significant of Ms. Clinton’s achievements seemed to be that she had earned more than 950,000 miles as a Frequent Flyer on TWA (Taxpayer World...

 

Frances Swangim Ashe

Frances Swangim Ashe, 79, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was born May 20, 1933 in Transylvania County to the late Doll Swangim and Nellie Allen Swangim. In addition to her parents, her son, Ronnie James Ashe; one brother,...

 

Wilma Picklesimer Enloe

Wilma P. Enloe, 90, passed away Feb. 7, 2013, after a period of declining health. She was well known in Brevard and Transylvania County as a dedicated educator. She was the daughter of the late Carmel L. Picklesimer and Ila Lee Lyday. A beloved...

 

Edward Humphries

Edward Humphries, 96, of Forest City, N.C., and formerly of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Hospice House in Forest City. The son of the late Raleigh and Roseanne Humphries, he was born Sept. 2, 1916, in Rutherford County. He worked...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    February 11, 2013

Schenck Job Corps Enrollment Halted — Brevard NC

Despite recent budget cuts that led to the suspension of all enrollment at Schenck Job Corps in Transylvania County, administrators at the federally funded school are optimistic they can continue to...

 

Beth King Rogers

Beth King Rogers, 89, beloved wife, mother, sister, and aunt, recently of Brevard, died peacefully Feb. 7, 2013 at Courtyard Gardens Rehabilitation Center in Jupiter, Fla. Born in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of T. George and Gladys King....

 

James Edward Outlaw

James Edward Outlaw, 74, of Brevard, passed away Feb. 9, 2013, at the Elizabeth House, in Flat Rock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wilson Funeral Directors, of Hendersonville....

 

Rev. Carmel Victor Hall

Rev. Carmel Victor Hall, the oldest living World War II United States Army veteran in Transylvania County died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at the Oaks of Brevard. He was born July 18, 1920 in Transylvania...

 

Alvis Louise Robinson Williams

Alvis Louise Robinson Williams, 65, of Walnut Cove, N.C., passed away Feb. 8, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at 6 p.m., at Bethel A. Baptist Church, in Brevard. Burial will be Wednes-day, Feb. 13, 2013, at 1 p.m. at...

 

Planter Boxes Help Bring Forest Downtown

A little bit of forest has crept into downtown Brevard on the block of East Main Street between South Broad Street and South Gaston Street. Late last year, several Transylvania County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGVs), including me,...

 

HOB States Its Case — Brevard NC

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, the Brevard City Council held its annual planning retreat at Glen Cannon Country Club. This story is the second in a series about the issues discussed and actions taken during the retreat. While offering praise for the Heart...

 

Heart Of Brevard Looks To The Past, Present And Future — Brevard NC

At the Brevard City Council retreat, Heart of Brevard (HOB) members gave an overview, using a slide presentation, including testimonial from local business and government leaders, about the organization’s past, present and future. Dee Dee Perkins,...

 

School Board Takes An Early Look At Budget At Retreat - Brevard NC

With the 2012-13 fiscal year almost at its midway point, Transylvania County Schools (TCS) began dis-cussing its budget requests for next fiscal year at last week’s annual board retreat. Norris Barger, director of business services for TCS, told...

 

Hank Few Toxicology Report Released - Brevard NC

According to a recently released toxicology report, high levels of the drug methamphetamine likely caused the October death of 26-year-old Sapphire resident Hank Few. Inhalation of mud and water may have contributed to his death, the report stated....

 

Grammy Winners

Sunday night, the Steep Canyon Rangers won a Grammy or Bluegrass Album of The Year. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 

Worst Weather Brings Out Duck Hunters – Brevard NC

Ask any duck hunter and they’ll tell you, the best hunting weather is among the worst imaginable: rain or snow, cold and blustery, even sub-freezing temperatures. All that conspires to drive the...

 

Our People, Our Past: European Ancestry

Transylvania County has a relatively brief history in terms of white European settlement, beginning only in 1790 when the first settler of record arrived, but there is so much more to the history of the people who built Transylvania County from a mou...

 

Law and Order – Transylvania County

Fekony Arrests On Feb. 6, Troy Michael Lavery, 23, of Rosman, was arrested and charged with one felony count of forgery of a note and one felony count of uttering a forged endorsement. Lavery received a written promise to appear in court. On Feb. 6,...

 

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