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Legal Notices for January 19, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16 E 395 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Arnold L. Monteith of Transylvania County, North Carolina,... Full story

 

Respect, Not Taxes, Is The Answer

Margaret Williams’ letter in the Jan. 12 Transylvania Times, “Tax The Bicyclists,” opines that roads are meant for cars, and that House Bill 959 requiring motorists to safely pass bicyclists using the adjacent lane is putting motorist lives at...

 
 By John Lanier    News    January 19, 2017 

Law May Impact Art, PE, Music In Schools – Brevard NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Tuesday night expressed concern about legislation that could cause the school system to do away with art, music and physical education in the elementary schools. According to Superintendent Dr. Je...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 19, 2017 

Local Employer, Employee Challenges Discussed – Brevard NC

Members of the local business community and local government met recently to discuss how they can work together to overcome challenges in economic development and on ways to improve child care, affordable housing, mental health treatment and social...

 

Lady Blue Devils Raffle Coming Up In February – Brevard NC

The Brevard High School softball team is holding a fundraiser raffle for a brand new John Deere ATV. The raffle is for a John Deere Gator XUV560 4x4, valued at $8,600. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. To purchase tickets call Brevard High...

 

Lady Slipper Speaker Series To Begin At Brevard College – Brevard NC

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) in partnership with Brevard College will be launching their new lecture series, the Lady Slipper Speaker Series at Brevard College on Jan. 24. This speaker series will feature various regional experts and...

 

Legal Notices for January 16, 2016

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE: 16-E-388 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CHRISTINE COWAN, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified as Co-Executors of... Full story

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderer’s Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild America will hold its next monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 2. The program, a hardanger and pulled-thread bell pull, will be taught in two classes by Sandy Washington, the chapter...

 

Death Penalty Short Sighted

As someone who has defended in a death penalty trial, I believe that the apparently universal joy in the imposition of the death penalty on Dylann Roof is misplaced. That result was foreordained when the trial judge, as he was required to, allowed...

 

New Foundation Receives $1 Million Property Gift – Brevard NC

For 10 years, Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney dreamed of creating a foundation to support his department's charitable activities for Transylvania County youth. Thanks to perseverance, a...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 16, 2017

Congressional Move On Public Lands Concerns Some – Brevard NC

On its first day in session, the 115th Congress passed a provision that makes it easier to sell off or turn over control of federal public lands to states. U.S. Rep Mark Meadows, who represents the 11th District in western North Carolina, including T...

 

Brevard College Opens Art Exhibition Friday – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Fine Arts Department opens its first exhibition of the year, "8 Days a Week" on Friday, Jan. 20. The community is invited to an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in Sims Art...

 

$8 Million Awarded To Protect WNC Farmland – Transylvania County NC

Blue Ridge Forever is a coalition of 10 land trusts in western North Carolina, including Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy, that have partnered for over a decade of conservation successes in the...

 

X-ray Machines Used To Help Fit Shoes

The x-ray shoe fitter was a fluoroscope machine used to aid in the fitting of shoes. Three different individuals, all from Milwaukee, claimed to have invented the machine in the early 1920s. The...

 

Destination Hike: John Rock Loop

Our weekly destination hike is John Rock loop in Pisgah National Forest. The John Rock loop might be one of the better-known hikes in the forest, but that doesn't make it any less appealing. The hike...

 

Back To The Dark Ages

I wish to second, endorse and compliment the letter of Lackey Rowe in the Jan. 5 edition of The Transylvania Times. Rowe has devoted his retirement years to hitting nails on their proverbial heads and has done it again. Friends as far away as...

 

Tax The Bicyclists

House Bill 959 states that that we drivers have to go into the other on-coming lane to pass bicyclists, risking our lives as drivers. They have the run of the roads, the privileges that cars and trucks have, so they need to buy insurance to be on...

 

Andoin Piano Trio To Perform On Jan. 22 – Brevard NC

The Andoin Piano Trio will present a concert of chamber music at Brevard FUMC on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. The concert is sponsored by the Beulah McMinn Zachary Memorial Foundation, a trust that...

 

Legal Notices for January 12, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16 E 395 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Arnold L. Monteith of Transylvania County, North Carolina,... Full story

 

State Officials Remind Public To Get Flu Vaccination – Brevard NC

Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears. Three influenza-associated deaths were reported during the week ending Dec. 31, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human...

 

Assisted Living Center Evacuated – Cedar Mountain NC

Due to a water-line break at the Cedar Mountain House, residents at the assisted-living center were evacuated Monday afternoon. At the request of Transylvania Emergency Management officials, the Ashev...

 

Mission Names New President For Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

Jacqueline Medland will be joining Mission Health on March 1 as president/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. Medland has enjoyed a career as a health care leader for more than 30 years, including positions in direct patient...

 

Local Library To Present 'From Hooves To Wings' – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library's Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, Jan. 17, with "From Hooves to Wings: A History of Transportation in WNC" presented by Terry Ruscin. The program begins at...

 

Library To Offer Thursday Programs On Local Wildlife – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library, in collaboration with Friends of DuPont Forest is presenting five programs on the diverse animal species living in our backyards and the forests around us on Thursday...

 

New Year, New Beginnings At The Haven – Brevard NC

There have been some changes at The Haven of Transylvania County. The Haven has traditionally had a part-time staff with the director being the only full-time position. This has now changed. The title...

 

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