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Where Did All The Flowers Go?

Gillespie Cemetery on the Country Club Road has been stripped of all red flowers! Sunday, Feb. 19, I drove out to the cemetery to take a walk with my dog, as I often do. To me, it is a place of peace and remembrance of loved ones no longer with us....

 

Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian Jesus grew up in the temple and the scriptures brought him strength and comfort in his ministry. This week’s message from Keith Thompson is “Listening With Jesus to Psalm 23.” The Chancel Choir will provide...

 

Presbyterian Preschool Celebrates 60 Years – Brevard NC

Betsy Langston, recently named director of the Presbyterian Weekday Preschool, explained her goal this way: "I want every one of these precious little people to leave here knowing that they are safe a...

 

Florence Collier Grogan

Florence Collier Grogan, 72, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at the Elizabeth House, in Flat Rock. A native of Mineola, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late James and Florence...

 

Frances Tritt Reece

Frances Tritt Reece, 91, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Dora Smith Tritt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy O. Reece; son, Jerry Lee Reece; brothers, Henry, William,...

 

Patricia Nicholson Thomas

Patricia Nicholson Thomas, 80, passed away at home Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. She was the widow of Derieux M. Thomas. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Greer, S.C. A native of Brevard, she...

 

Legal Notices for February 23, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 14 JA 43 In Re Juvenile: Burnette, K. D/O/B: 05/28/2006 To: Denna Owen Burgess, Transylvania County, NC.  Take notice that a petition seeking...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 23, 2017 

Transylvania School Dropout Numbers Continue To Fall – Brevard NC

The dropout rate in Transylvania County Schools dropped 42 percent in 2015-16, the latest year for which dropout data is available. Jeremy Gibbs, chief academic officer for Transylvania County Schools, told the Transylvania County Board of Education...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 23, 2017 

Students Could Return Aug. 21 – Brevard NC

School for Transylvania County School students could begin Wednesday, Aug. 21, according to the 2017-18 draft calendar presented to the local Board of Education Monday night. The last day for students would be Thursday, June 7. Brian Weaver,...

 

March Held To Oppose Hate – Brevard NC

More than 200 community members and Brevard College students Monday, Presidents' Day, took part in a "anti-hate" march on the campus. Participants marched from the Bell Tower on the campus to the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 23, 2017 

Camps Oppose School Calendar Change – Brevard NC

A bill in the N.C. General Assembly that would give school districts the option to begin the school year in early August has local summer camps concerned. If approved, House Bill (HB) 53 would move the earliest schools could begin, should they...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 23, 2017 

Local Law Enforcement Backs Gun Bill – Brevard NC

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson is co-sponsoring the bill that would allow a N.C. resident to carry a concealed handgun without having to obtain a concealed handgun permit. If approved, the bill would remove th...

 

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Officers, Deputies – Brevard NC

A lawsuit that claimed an abuse of power by local law enforcement in 2011 has been dismissed. On May 14, 2011, Brevard Police Department officers and Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a complaint of someone acting in a disruptive manner at...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    February 23, 2017 

City Receives 'Clean' Audit – Brevard NC

The city of Brevard received a “clean audit” report during Monday’s regular City Council meeting. Dan Mullinix, assurance manager for Gould Killian CPA Group, P.A., said there was nothing major to bring to the council’s attention. “We were...

 

Law & Order – Transylvania County

•Lana Rochelle Reese, 34, was arrested on Feb. 19 for one felony count of identity theft, one felony count of being a habitual felon and one felony count of obtaining property by false pretense, according to the Sheriff’s Office. She has been...

 
 By Rhae Mozley    Features    February 23, 2017 

Pickleball Growing In Popularity Locally – Brevard NC

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports nationwide and is alive and well in Transylvania County. Once an oddity, it has exploded across the country in popularity. Courts and clubs are...

 
 By Carol Hamann    Arts    February 23, 2017 

Little Theatre's 'Almost, Maine' Receives Thumbs Up

When deciding whether or not to attend a Brevard Little Theatre production, most local theatergoers rely on information from The Transylvania Times and the recommendations of friends who have already seen the show. Both of these sources give an...

 

Author Paul Houle To Sign Book – Brevard NC

Paul D. Houle, author of “The Crash Of Piedmont Airlines Flight 22,” will hold a talk and book-signing event at Highland Books on Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. The 1967 crash of Piedmont Flight 22 is arguably one of the most important news events...

 
 By Shannon Summitt    Arts    February 23, 2017 

Deadline To Apply For Annual Writers' Conference Is March 1 – Brevard NC

Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation will once again co-host the annual Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference May 18-21. Workshops, discussions and readings will take place...

 

County Library To Offer Food For Feedback – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library promises good food and good conversation during their upcoming public dialogues at locations throughout Transylvania County. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and share ideas about the library’s role in helping Transylvania...

 

BES Joins A+ Schools Program For The Arts – Brevard NC

When a student earns an A+ on a test, it's cause to celebrate. That's why Brevard Elementary School is celebrating their school's acceptance into the network of A+ Schools, a North Carolina program...

 

Extension Office Seeks Scholarship Applicants – Brevard NC

Nominations are being accepted for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 24. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a...

 

New Coaching Hires Bulk Up Tornados' Football Staff – Brevard NC

Brevard College head football coach Bill Khayat recently announced the signing of Dynomite Kuhn as the program’s first ever Director of Football Operations. Kuhn will also assume the role of Recruiting Coordinator for the Tornados. Kuhn brings a...

 

Lady Blue Devils Celebrate Title With Ring Ceremony – Brevard NC

Last Thursday, the Brevard Lady Blue Devil cross country team celebrated their second consecutive 2A state title with a ring ceremony at Brevard High School. Also picking up some hardware was Blue...

 

Tornados Make History At Green Valley – Brevard NC

Despite a field of just 33 players, the Brevard College Tornados made school history Saturday afternoon at the Bruins Spring Golf Invitational as the college’s A-team took home the tournament title, while the B-team captured runner-up honors,...

 

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