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 Legal Notices    May 26, 2016 

Legal Notices for May 26, 2016

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REMEDIATE Risk-Based Remediation Pursuant to Part 8 of Article 9 of Chapter 130A of the General Statutes Former DuPont Brevard Site 1300 Staton Road Cedar Mountain, Transylvania County, North Carolina EPA ID No. NCD 003 152 329... Full story

 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 26, 2016 

Song Memorializes Young Soldier's Sacrifice-Brevard NC

This Saturday, the annual Memorial Day Parade will again be held in downtown Brevard as a time to remember those who died while serving in the Armed Forces. For Transylvania County native Lynn...

 News    May 26, 2016 

Ecusta Trail Backers Upset At Board - Brevard NC

The removal of language supporting the Ecusta Trail from the proposed 2025 Comprehensive Plan for the county has upset the trail’s backers. At the same time, language that says the county should promote multi-use trails remains in the plan. Nancy...

 News    May 26, 2016 

Early Voting Begins For Congressional Primary -Brevard NC

On June 7, another primary election will take place. In Transylvania County, there will be a Democratic ballot, with the partisan office of U.S. House of Representatives District 11 race and the nonpartisan office of N.C. Supreme Court Associate...

 News    May 26, 2016 

N.C. Insurance Chief Visits Brevard - Brevard NC

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin was in Brevard on Monday, meeting with local insurance agents discussing state insurance issues as well as using the opportunity to stump for his reelection...

 Church    May 26, 2016 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Chicken for Charity has become an annual event on the Saturday of the White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard. Saturday, May 28, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. there will be hickory smoked barbecue chicken or pork,...

 By Norah Davis    Church    May 26, 2016 

St. Philip's Episcopal Welcomes New Pastor – Brevard NC

On May 16, St. Philip's Episcopal Church welcomed a new pastor, Rev. H. William "Bill" Walker, who will serve for the next 18 to 24 months while the church conducts a search for a permanent replacemen...

 Sports    May 26, 2016 

Cole Wins Omnium, Arensman Fifth In Time Trials – Brevard NC

Brevard College cyclists recently competed in the USA Division I Road Nationals, which took place around western North Carolina. The event featured three separate races in Marshall and Burnsville....

 Outdoors    May 26, 2016 

Local Cyclists Take Top Podium Steps – Brevard NC

The North Carolina State Cross Country Mountain Bike Race was held this past weekend at the Blue Ridge Mountain Bike Festival in Zirconia, NC. Two Brevard locals, Matthew Owen and Hannah Dickson had...

 Opinion    May 23, 2016

No To Partisan School Board

Last Thursday, May 19, local state representative Chris Whitmire filed House Bill 1133, which would change the Board of Education of Transylvania County from a nonpartisan board to partisan board. The bill also would change the manner in which...

 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 23, 2016

Whitmire Wants Partisan Elections For School Board - Brevard NC

State Rep. Chris Whitmire has introduced a bill that would make the Transylvania Board of Education partisan during election time. If approved, the bill would require those running for a seat on the...

 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 23, 2016

Brevard Man Gets 17 Years In Prison For Child Porn - Brevard NC

A Brevard man will spend more than 17 years in federal prison after admitting to having and sharing child pornography. Robert J. Lamb, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger to 207 months in prison on the child pornography...

 By Park Baker    News    May 23, 2016

Toxaway Association Put 'On Notice' - Brevard NC

The Lake Toxaway Homeowners Association (LTHA) has been sent a certified "Notice of Violation" from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality for failing to maintain stream flow standards. The...

 Opinion    May 23, 2016

There Is No 'Common Sense' In House Bill 2

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory says House Bill 2 (HB 2) is a “common sense” law. Let’s see if the governor’s claim holds water when we look at the facts: 1. Governor McCrory says the new law protects the safety and privacy of people...

 Legal Notices    May 23, 2016

Legal Notices for May 23, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No: 16-E-159 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of James F. Sheafer of Transylvania County,... Full story

 Obituaries    May 23, 2016

Thomas Woodrow "Tommy" Souther

Thomas Woodrow "Tommy" Souther, 89, of Mills River, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Elizabeth House in Fletcher. A native of Henderson County, he was a son of the D.T. and Reba Case Souther....

 Obituaries    May 23, 2016

May B. Thorson

May B. Thorson, of Eustis, Fla. and Sapphire, went to be with the Lord Mother's Day, May 8, 2016. She was born in Drummon Township Wisconsin Dec. 4, 1919. Her parents, Clarence and Mable McCann, and...

 Arts & Entertainment    May 23, 2016

'Remembering Lew Wallace' Opens May 27 – Brevard NC

Join The Haen Gallery at their Brevard gallery Friday, May 27, from 5-8 p.m. for the opening reception of "Remembering Lew Wallace," an exquisite collection of watercolor paintings of waterfalls in an...

 Lifestyles    May 23, 2016

Wallston To Speak To Sierra Club – Brevard NC

May 26 Margot Wallston, statewide coordinator for the Hemlock Restoration Initiative, will speak to the Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club. Wallston, born in Tennessee, grew up attending summer camp in...

 By Marcy Thompson    Features    May 23, 2016

Silversteen, Osborne Help Boy With Cleft Palate

Joseph Silversteen is credited for helping bring industry to Transylvania County in the early 1900s. In "A History of ...Estatoe Ford, Jeptha, Toxaway, Eastatoe...Rosman, N.C." Rebecca Suddeth states,...

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    May 23, 2016

Josh Rice Signs On To Play For Central Alabama – Rosman NC

Rosman Tiger Josh Rice, who capped off a remarkable varsity baseball career this past season by helping lead the Tigers to one of their most successful seasons in recent memory, will look to continue...

 By David Whitmire    Outdoors    May 23, 2016

Rock Snot And Other Stream Invasives

The name speaks for itself when encountered. The scientific name, Didymosphenia geminata, or commonly known as didymo or rock snot, is one of the latest invasive organism to threaten our pristine...

 Education    May 23, 2016

CMLC Uses Dr. Seuss To Teach Kids About The Environment – Brevard NC

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy staff member Corinne Fretwell has been reading from "The Lorax" for fourteen weeks. Each week she imparts conservation theory and best practices in the students....

 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Brevard Man Gets 17 Years In Prison In Child Pornography Case-Brevard NC

A Brevard man will spend more than 17 years in federal prison after admitting to having and sharing child pornography. Robert J. Lamb, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger to 207...

 News    May 19, 2016

DA: Henderson Sheriff's Deputies Cleared In Fatal Shooting-Brevard NC

The three Henderson County Sheriff's Deputies involved in the shooting death of 60-year-old Kay Campbell last month have been cleared of any criminal prosecution, according to District Attorney Greg Newman. "It is customary in these situations for...


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