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Legal Notices for Dec 26, 2013

12 SP 97 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 John E. Mims, Jr and Susan Lynn Mims to Emily McIntyre, Trustee(s), which was... Full story

 
 By Eric Crews    News    December 26, 2013

Groups Reach Agreement On Logging Plan - Brevard NC

Area environmental groups have a reason to celebrate this year after they were able to reach a resolution with the N.C. Forest Service regarding a proposed logging project near Courthouse Creek in Pisgah National Forest. After filing an appeal with...

 

New Look, Times For City Recycling - B regard NC

Brevard's city recycling program will have a new look for 2014 thanks to a grant from the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Brevard, along with several other cities across...

 

Rice Demolition Work To Begin Monday - Brevard NC

The actual demolition work of a portion of the Rice Furniture building at the corner of Caldwell and Probart streets in Brevard is scheduled to begin Monday. The D.H. Griffin Wrecking Co.'s plan is to...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

St. Philip’s Episcopal There will be a modified worship and church school schedule Sunday, Dec. 29, the first Sunday after Christmas. There will be no Sunday school, Bible study, Adult Forum, or coffee and conversation. The 7:45 Eucharist will be...

 

Biggerstaff, Crane Exchange Vows

April Monieke Biggerstaff, of Spartanburg, S.C., and Dale Lee Crane, of Brevard, were united in marriage Sept. 14, 2013, at Willow Creek Conservancy in Landrum, S.C. Rev. Fred Quidley, of Selma...

 

Art Guild Christmas Luncheon – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Art Guild met for their annual Christmas Luncheon at the Parks and Recreation Building. The guild meets the first Thursday of every month. An area artist speaks and demonstrates...

 

News of Organizations

Pastel Society Saturday, Jan. 11, the Appalachian Pastel Society meets from 10 a.m. to noon with a video commentary by juror Marsha Savage of the APS Member Exhi-bition. That exhibit at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts ended Nov. 25. The video...

 

Bikram Yoga Offers The Hottest Workout – Brevard NC

The only thing that comes easy to newcomers to Bikram Yoga is sweat - lots and lots of it. But according to those who have made hot yoga a habit, the sweat is followed by benefits - lots of them. The...

 

Good Samaritans

In today’s paper is a Thank You letter from Butch Coffey. Coffey, who resides part-time in Vero Beach, Fla., was in town to run the Flight of the Vampire race during the Halloweenfest. After completing the event and driving down Broad Street in...

 

Then, There's Congress

Unlike our local residents who volunteer their time to save and help each other, our well-paid members of Congress seem incapable of doing anything constructive. According to the most recent Pew Research Center poll, the current Congress is both the...

 

Miracle In Iran

Something amazing is happening in Iran, of all places! You will be pleasantly surprised how Christian Iranians celebrate Christmas! Yes, there are Christians in Iran! In fact Iran has the fastest growth of Christian churches in the world! To view...

 

Housing For All Government Employees?

I was reading the article about the Community Land Trust and the Board of Education matter concerning plans to build 36 houses for teachers. Since I feel reasonably certain this will be paid for by our tax dollars, I feel compelled to write. It seems...

 

What's A Law?

The dictionary definition of a law is: “A rule of conduct established by custom, agreement, or authority.” The Google definition is: “a binding custom or practice of a community: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as...

 

Wesley To Headline Monday Night Laughs At 185 King St. – Brevard NC

Comedian Butch Wesley of Cincinnati will be the headline performer at 185 King Street's Monday Night Laughs Dec. 30. The show, hosted by Josh Rosenstein, also will feature Alex Joyce of Chicago and...

 

Three Blue Devils Named All-Conference – Brevard NC

After the Blue Devils started the 2013 season with a loss, first-year head football coach Jason Lippard asked for a show of hands in the locker room. His question: How many varsity football games...

 

Dr. Robert Richard Glesener

Dr. Robert Richard Glesener, 66, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at his residence. A native of Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Richard F. and June K. Glesener, of Orlando, Fla. He was a graduate of both the University of Maryland and the... Full story

 

Alvina "Dolly" Thomas

Alvina "Dolly" Thomas passed away peacefully in her apartment at College Walk, Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 97. She was the daughter of Alvina and Joseph Trainor. She is survived by a daughter, Lynn... Full story

 

George "Bruce" Layne

George "Bruce" Layne, 86, of Hendersonville, and formerly of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at his home. A native of Henderson County, he was a son of the late George A. and Serepta Ostee... Full story

 

John Franklin Roberts

John Franklin Roberts, 47, of Columbus, N.C., passed away Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at his home. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of Louis and Judy Roberts Cantrell. He was preceded in death by a sister, Teresa Cantrell. He loved fishing... Full story

 

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