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 By Matt McGregor    News    December 11, 2017 

Snow Causes Thousands Of Outages

The snow’s weekend visit to Transylvania County beginning Friday left many without power by Saturday morning. With reports of up to 12 inches of snow in some areas, Duke Energy and Haywood Electric reported thousands of outages throughout the count...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 11, 2017 

McDaris Responds To Data From The County

Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris said in an interview last week that he appreciates the support the school system receives from the county commissioners, but that the statistics presented at a recent county commission...

 

College Mourns Student's Death - Brevard, NC

Brevard College sophomore and well-beloved student Rakeem Sweezy passed away last week, according to a press release from the college. From Shelby, N.C., he was known to most of the community as...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 11, 2017 

Tungsten Branding Gets Global Recognition

Tungsten Branding, a company naming and branding firm located in Brevard, has been nominated as one of the top five global branding firms by Clutch, a research firm in Washington, D.C., that ranks agencies based on consumer reviews, types of...

 

Schools And Statistics

At the end of November County Manager Jaime Laughter and county staff presented a variety of statistics on the county school system. The selection of statistics and how they are presented can influence anyone’s perspective. And there are always oth...

 

Time To Stop Courthouse Relocation

It is beginning to sink in on some of us what the county commissioners, well intentioned leaders that they are, have just done to us in this action to move the courthouse and spend $31 million. I hope that at the very least we will raise these...

 

Rebuild The Depot

Now we want to rebuild our depot. Personally, I will give $100 to rebuild it with a buy a brick donation. Please let us not let our courthouse be torn down, whether it’s used or not. It’s another great landmark. Lois Dodson Meyer...

 

News Of Organizations

Apple Group The last thing people need during the holidays (or anytime) is for their Apple computer, iPad, iPhone to have a problem. What do you do? Attend the Basic Apple Group Meeting on Monday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. to find out how to fix your...

 

Picturing The Past: Library Has Christmas Card Collection

The first Christmas card was created by Sir Henry Cole in England in 1843. Cole was looking for an efficient way to respond to hundreds of Christmas letters. He asked artist John Horsley to design a...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    December 11, 2017 

Stack Chosen To Coach In High School All-Star Game

The 2017 high school football season is officially complete, but Rosman head coach Matt Stack will be back on the sidelines one more time this Saturday as he leads a group of seniors from all across...

 

BC Picks Up Pair Of Weekend Wins Over Berea, Bob Jones - Brevard, NC

Brevard College’s defense forced 30 turnovers and Divese Carson led the Tornados with 16 points, as Brevard was able to pick up its first victory of the season in men’s basketball action on the road at Berea on Saturday afternoon. Carson, who...

 

Meals On Wheels Of Brevard Volunteers Honored - Brevard, NC

In 2017, Meals on Wheels of Brevard will deliver more than 11,000 meals to homebound seniors in this community. This is a remarkable accomplishment, made even more noteworthy by the fact that the...

 

Healing Community Action Circles To Meet On Dec. 14 - Brevard, NC

Healing Community Action Circles, or HCAC, is a follow-up to the “Healing the Heart of Democracy” series launched spring of 2017 by The Center for Spiritual Wisdom (www. center4spiritualwisdom.org/) and Brevard College. The third of six meetings...

 

Barkwells Opens Second Location In WNC - Pisgah Forest, NC

Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat, announces the opening of a second location near Brevard. Barkwells' luxury, dog-centric vacation rental home community has been attracting two and...

 

Fisher Realty Welcomes Chase To The Team

Connie Chase has joined the sales force at the Brevard office of Fisher Realty. A native of Ohio, Chase grew up in San Diego and later lived in Texas before moving to Asheville in 1990. Chase...

 

Guild Member Celebrates 91st Birthday - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Arts Guild used their Christmas luncheon to surprise Ann Stoutamire on her 91st birthday. Stoutamire has been a member of the guild for over 20 years. Her oil and watercolor...

 

Works Of Grier, Hawk And Leazenby On Display - Brevard, NC

Number 7 Arts is featuring three artists this month: Sue Grier and Janet Leazenby, clay, and Barbara Hawk, oils and mixed media. Come meet these artists and more at 2 West Main Street, 5 p.m. until 8...

 

Everyday Education: Taiko Drumming Keeps Kids In School - Pisgah Forest, NC

"I tell everyone that Taiko drumming at Davidson River is the only reason I am still in school and will graduate this semester!" said Chris Alley's student assistant. Alley is the music teacher and...

 

Legal Notices for December 11, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 17-E-363 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Nina S.... Full story

 

Janet Grant Sentelle

Janet Grant Sentelle, 82, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Herman and Oda Campbell Grant. She was preceded in death by her husband,...

 

Pia Maria Fehrenbacher Kalteis

Pia Maria Fehrenbacher Kalteis, 80, of Brevard passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Franz and Pia Hils Fehrenbacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kalteis and brother, Franz...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Commu-nity Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

Brevard Police Department Issues Notice To Claim Items-Brevard NC

The Brevard Police Department (BPD) is publishing notice to all persons, who may have or claim any interest to make or establish a claim of interest, not later than 30 days from the date of this publication, Dec. 11, 2017. This property has been in...

 

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