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 By Kevin Fuller    News    June 27, 2016 

SBI Investigating Former Tax Administrator -Brevard NC

Former Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines, who abruptly resigned from her post last week, is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) for allegedly embezzling...

 
 Opinion    June 27, 2016 

Financial Flexibility

A bill to place a constitutional amendment on November’s ballot that would permanently cap the state income tax rate at 5.5 percent is making its way through the North Carolina General Assembly. While capping the state income tax rate may be...

 
 Legal Notices    June 27, 2016 

Legal Notices for June 27, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16 E 218 ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Arnold Barrauch Braun of Transylvania County, North... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 27, 2016 

Ruth Eleanor Kahler

Ruth Eleanor Kahler, 93, of Catonsville, Md. and Brevard, passed away in her sleep, June 11, 2016. She was born in Poplar Springs, Howard County, Maryland. She graduated from Lisbon High School in...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    June 27, 2016 

Pendergrass's Paintings Show 'The Art Of Healing'' – Brevard NC

Brevard artist Virginia Pendergrass' urban sketches of western North Carolina will be featured July 1 – 30 in the offices of Dr. Lulu Shimek at 12 1/2 Wall Street, Suite M, in Asheville. The show...

 
 Features    June 27, 2016 

Historic Telescope Comes To Life For Students At PARI – Rosman NC

Decommissioned and lying dormant for 25 years, a historic radio telescope has been brought to life by a multi-year effort at PARI and is now being used by students for STEM learning. PARI (the Pisgah...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 27, 2016 

Broadcasting Agreement Threatens Blue Devils' Televised Game – Brevard NC

Brevard High School football’s September showdown against Tuscola, which was scheduled for a Thursday night and set to be televised on My40, is one of several area prep contests now in jeopardy unless the state high school athletic association can...

 
 By Marcy Thompson    Features    June 27, 2016 

Ecusta Promoted Recreational Opportunities For Employees

The March 1940 issue of the Ecusta Echo expressed the need for an athletic program. The goals of the program were to get employees outdoors, provide physical exercise, add to work efficiency and...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    June 23, 2016

Raines Resigns As Tax Administrator

Transylvania County Tax Administrator Annette Raines has resigned from her position. County Manager Jaime Laughter said that Raines resigned on June 20 and her effective retirement will be begin July...

 
 News    June 23, 2016

Lumberyard Growth Creates New Problems

City residents and business owners are calling on the city to reexamine the parking on King Street in Brevard after redevelopment has led to an overflow of traffic and parking. During Brevard City...

 
 Education    June 23, 2016

Muddy Sneakers Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

In the fall of 2008, Muddy Sneakers was in its infancy and facing the reality of being an unproven start-up in a very difficult economic time. Gloria Clouse, former Board President, remembers the...

 
 Sports    June 23, 2016

Fishing Trip Brings Panthers To Lake Toxaway

Transylvania County is definitely Carolina Panthers country, but it's not everyday that members of the NFC champions pay a visit to the area. Recently, members of Carolina's offensive line took a...

 
 By Randall Stewart    Sports    June 23, 2016

Demarcus Threatt Named To NCCSIA Second Team All-State

Demarcus Threatt has been named second team all-state in the College Division by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA). A transfer from Division I Fairfield after spending two seasons at Snead State Community College,...

 
 Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Thomas "Tommy" Paul Prange

Thomas "Tommy" Paul Prange, 80, of Pittsburg, Texas, formerly of Pisgah Forest, went to be with the Lord, June 18, 2016. At the time of his death, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in...

 
 Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Rev. Marian Young Starnes

Rev. Marian Young Starnes passed from this world June, 20, 2016, at the age of 89. She is survived by her oldest son, Troy Bond Starnes, of Cedar Mountain; daughter-in-law, Rev. Lianne Starnes, of...

 
 Opinion    June 23, 2016

Expand Voting Hours

On Friday, July 1, at 10 a.m., the Transylvania County Board of Elections is scheduled to consider poll hours and locations for the November 2016 general election. Their decisions will determine how many of us, along with our friends and neighbors,...

 
 Opinion    June 23, 2016

SHIIP Funding In Peril

In the coming days, the House Appropriations Committee will consider a bill that funds the Medicare State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIIP) and other services that older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their caregivers rely...

 
 News    June 20, 2016

Board Drops Ecusta Trail From Plan - Brevard, NC

An effort to get language about the proposed Ecusta Trail in the proposed 2025 Comprehensive Plan for the county was again rejected. The county’s Planning Board last Thursday voted 4-3 not to include a direct reference about the proposed Ecusta...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    June 20, 2016

Béla Fleck, Washburn Return To Mountains - Brevard, NC

Some say bluegrass music was born in the mountains of Appalachia. It's fitting that the man some consider to be the greatest banjo player on earth is headed back to the mountains, thanks to local...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Education    June 20, 2016

Taiko Drum Ensemble Releases First CD - Brevard, NC

Over the past several years, many local music fans have had the pleasure of enjoying the Davidson River School's Taiko drum ensemble perform at various events throughout the community. Now people can...

 
 Education    June 20, 2016

Transylvanians In College

NCSU Lindsay Lancaster Batson graduated May 7 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Batson is the daughter of Rod and Jamie...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    June 20, 2016

Hughes Resigns As Lady Tigers Basketball Coach - Rosman, NC

Ashton Hughes, who took over the girls' basketball program at Rosman High School in 2009 and delivered seven straight winning seasons with the Lady Tigers, resigned last week. Hughes went 103-77 as...

 
 Opinion    June 20, 2016

Prison Reform For Youth

Prison Reform For Youth Officials in the North Carolina prison system announced last week they will no longer place young inmates in solitary confinement and will introduce a program to meet all the needs of the youngest inmates. This is a step in...

 
 Opinion    June 20, 2016

Taking Schools Back To Dark Ages

Chris Whitmire wants to make the Transylvania Board of Education partisan in the hope that it will become top heavy with backward thinking, fanatical Republicans who will push their personal ideologies, mainly religious, on the children of our...

 
 Features    June 20, 2016

Riverfest Features Wet And Wild Weekend

It was a beautiful day to enjoy the water Saturday as Rosman hosted its first Upper French Broad Riverfest. The event was organized by the French Broad River Stewards and included several activities...

 

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