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 By Matt McGregor    News    December 18, 2017 

New ER Opens At Hospital - Brevard, NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital’s (TRH) new emergency department opens today, providing more space for doctors and nurses to work, as well as allowing for a higher quality of treatment for the patient, according to Michele Pilon, president and...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    December 18, 2017 

Audit: County Revenues Increase

Transylvania County received a clean financial audit during the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting last week. Kari Dunlap, with Martin Starnes & Associates, gave an overview of the county’s financial report for the 2016-2017 fiscal year,...

 

Busy Elves - Brevard, NC

On Saturday, children had the opportunity to make Christmas gifts at Brevard-Davidson Presbyterian Church....

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 18, 2017 

BA Receives Goods News On Report Card - Pisgah Forest, NC

Wednesday evening The Brevard Academy; A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors received good news regarding the school’s audit and school report card for last year. “We gave you a clean opinion. Everything was good,” said C. Briggs Pe...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    December 18, 2017 

Young Bat Co. Knows How To Find The Sweet Spot

In an absolute labor of love, the Young Bat Co. (YBC), makers of fine baseball bats, has reopened its doors for business. The YBC was a supplier to some major league players in the 1990; players such...

 

Rushing Toward Nuclear War

Much overlooked among all of the news last week – Democrat Doug Jones’s victory in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, the 3-2 vote by the Federal Communications Commission to forego net neutrality, the progression of impending tax cuts through...

 

Let's Be Honest - And Fair

I think we can all agree that the sexual assault issue is a very volatile and emotional one. As was predictable, the issue has spiraled into a maelstrom that has gained mind-boggling speed. Before I get a barrage of rebuttals to this piece, let me...

 

Selfishness Vs. Unselfishness

“There has never been a nation in the history of the world that has ever improved morally apart from revival. Nearly all great nations of the past have been destroyed by disintegration of moral character. That is now happening in the United...

 

An Angel At Ingles

God sent an angel to me the morning of Nov. 22. I was checking out my groceries at Brevard Ingles when I could not find my debit card. I was in a panic as that was the only way I could buy my Thanksgiving meal with that card. I didn’t know what to...

 

A Pet Is A Serious Responsibility

This is a reminder to people who are planning to buy “surprise” puppies or kitten for Christmas presents. Remember that a pet is not a stuffed toy, but a major responsibility which requires an emotional and financial commitment, which many...

 

Legal Notices for December 18, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 17 E 370 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representatives of the Estate of Norma R. Hough of... Full story

 

Disassembling: A Trump Specialty

It all started with the election of Donald Trump. He didn’t win the most votes, but he won the Electoral College votes. The usual standards of experience for elective office were also missing from Trump’s resumé. He’d never held elective offic...

 

Delta Kappa Gamma Celebrates Christmas - Brevard, NC

Bringing Christmas joy to the less fortunate found expression in the preparation of 15 gift bags for elderly individuals, who might have been left out otherwise. Members and guests of Gamma Upsilon...

 

Blue Devil Swim Team Competes At T.C. Roberson

Last Thursday, the Brevard High School swim team traveled to T.C. Roberson to compete in a meet along with the Rams and the A.C. Reynolds Rockets....

 

Tornados Drop Pair Of Weekend Hoops Contests

Covenant used a well-balanced offensive attack, with four players recording double-digit points on the game to beat Brevard College 83-69 on Saturday afternoon. Patjo Twagirayezu and Berto Dryden led the way for the Scots with 17 points each, followe...

 

Brevard, Rosman Clash At Blue Devil Christmas Duals

The following are the full results for the 2017 Brevard High School Christmas Duals wrestling matches. Results are broken up by team matches and individual winners per match. Brevard 75, Thomas...

 

Blue Devils Split Pair Of Home Games With Rams

The Brevard Blue Devils hosted the T.C. Roberson Rams last Wednesday and came away with a split, as the boys' team lost 42-34 and the girls' side won 44-31....

 

Picturing The Past: Weather Records Reveal Number Of Snowy Christmases

The State Climate Office of North Carolina has operated through the University of North Carolina system for more than 40 years. Since 1980 it has been under the Department of Marine, Earth, and...

 

Vietnam Veteran: Seabees' 'Can Do' Motto Tested In Vietnam

Navy Lt. Cdr. William "Bill" Robertson experienced cultural shock when he left his duty station on the sands of Waikiki Beach for the sands of Red Beach in Danang, South Vietnam. In 1969 Robertson, a...

 

Virginia "Jinny" Estelle Garrett Cunning

Virginia "Jinny" Estelle Garrett Cunning, 100 years of age, passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Elizabeth House, the hospice facility in Flat Rock, N.C. Born in 1917 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter...

 

Christopher Julian Lowery

Christopher Julian Lowery, 42, of Brevard, passed away Dec. 7, 2017. He was born to the late Cecil and Connie Owens Lowery Feb. 10, 1975. He loved to show horses and had a passionate appreciation for...

 

Hugh Harrill Pegram

Hugh Harrill Pegram, 93, of Hendersonville, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, after a brief hospitalization for pneumonia. He was born July 16, 1924, to Percival and Madge (Harrill) Pegram in Raleigh,...

 

Jo Anne Shimp

Jo Anne Shimp, of Brevard, died Dec. 15, 2017, at home surrounded by loved ones. She was preceded in death by her father, Calvin Goddard; mother, Francis Mathis; sister, Kay Duffey; and brother, Randy Goddard. She is survived by her daughter, Deana...

 

Laura Virginia Tillotson

Laura Virginia Tillotson, 84, a longtime resident of Brevard, peacefully passed into eternal rest Dec. 12, 2017. Known as “Ginny,” “Tillie,” and “Miss Tilly,” she leaves behind a world made brighter by her smile, more beautiful through...

 

Mary Ellen Hartmann (Brown)

Mary Ellen Hartmann (Brown), of Pisgah Forest, died at her home Dec. 12, 2017. She was 72 years old. Born Aug. 17, 1945 in Balsam Grove, she was the youngest of 10 children born to John and Clercie...

 

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