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Legal Notices for Jan. 2, 2014

12 SP 97 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by John E. Mims, Jr and Susan Lynn Mims to Emily McIntyre, Trustee(s), which was... Full story


Hospital Asks to Minimize Visits Because Of Flu

Because rates of influenza have risen sharply statewide and locally, Transylvania Regional Hospital is asking people to minimize their visits to patients in the hospital. Visitors are also discouraged from bringing teenagers and children to...


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Grace Lutheran The Grief Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church is adding a new course through the Hope and Healing Support Group that will begin Jan. 16. This class is free and open to any adult in the community who has experienced the death of a loved o...


AAUW Members To Learn About Free Rein Program – Brevard NC

Doug Poad, chair of the board of directors of Free Rein, will be the featured speaker at the AAUW meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (across from Ingles)....


Sentelle To Welcome 90th Birthday Guests

Frazier Sentelle turned 90 on Dec. 31, 2013. He will celebrate his birthday Sunday, Jan. 12 with a celebration of life party from 2-4 p.m. at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church. He is a U.S. Navy veteran...

 By Eric Crews    News    January 2, 2014

Frigid Weather Forecast For The New Year - Brevard NC

A combination of frigid temperatures and winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour has National Weather Service meteorologists warning that tonight’s and Friday morning’s weather will be extremely cold. “In a nutshell...this will be a night fit...


Retail Strategies Suggested For City Businesses - Brevard NC

Making sure local businesses are doing well and finding ways to attract more locals to shop in downtown Brevard are some of the recommendations by the firm hired by the city to look at the current retail market and come up with strategies to attract...


A New Year With No Pain

Having had chronic pain for over 10 years, I have seen my share of doctors. Recently, my general practitioner referred me to a new doctor for pain management, Dr. Gabriel. She is now with the Transylvania County Hospital System. My first office...


Hospital Care Was Fantastic

Earlier this year I was injured in a bad fall in Barcelona, Spain and broke several bones and had a lot of complications in two Barcelona hospitals that caused me to be hospitalized there for five weeks. When an air ambulance flew me to the N.C....


About To Be Screwed Again

How can the governor continue to lie to the voters? Remember this man introduced legislation to push voter suppression by making it harder for voters to cast a ballot: they’ve introduced voter ID, cut early voting hours and eliminated voting on...


Theodore Earl Davis Jr.

Theodore Earl Davis Jr. passed away on Dec. 24, 2013 in Brevard. He was born on Aug. 31, 1936 in Greenville, S.C. He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Andrew Davis. He lived in Raleigh for 42 years and was employed by the Central YMCA. He loved j... Full story


Ellen Sentelle Farmer

Ellen Sentelle Farmer, 88, of Midlothian, Va., passed away peacefully at her home Dec. 22, 2013. She joined her loving husband of 62 years, Clyde Farmer. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Rosa Lee Allison Sentelle, of Pisgah Forest. In... Full story


Betty Turner Hart

Betty Turner Hart, 86, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Tore's Home in Brevard. A native of Wisconsin she was raised in Lynchburg, Va., Betty was a southern lady. She graduated from... Full story


William Douglas "Doug" Henson

William Douglas "Doug" Henson, 77, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville. He was born in Norton, N.C., but lived most of his life in Brevard. He was the so... Full story


Jovina Kazmer

Jovina Kazmer, age 86, of Brevard, died Dec. 23, 2013 at Spring Arbor Assisted Living in Hendersonville. Born in Carroll County, Iowa June 3, 1927, she was a daughter to Henry Schmitz and Julia... Full story


Lorraine G. Hoechner

Lorraine G. Hoechner, 87, of Lewes, Del., formerly of Glendale, N.Y., and Brevard, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Harbor Healthcare, in Lewes. She was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Queens,... Full story


Myrtle A. "Betty" Light

Myrtle A. Betty Light, 89, of Brevard passed away peacefully at her home the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. She was born to the late Robert and Eva Aldridge Dec. 29, 1923 on Billy's Island in the... Full story


United Way Earns High Performance Rating - Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) has earned a 2C designation in United Way Worldwide’s Business Performance evaluation for 2013. This is the second year in a row that the local agency has attained this level of achievement, according to a...


Public To Get Chance To Review City Plan - Brevard NC

The public is to get another chance to review and comment on the draft city of Brevard Comprehensive Plan. A comprehensive plan is a document that outlines historical development, analyzes local population trends, and determines guidelines for managi...


Arts Council Calls For Artists To Apply For Exhibits - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its exhibits for the 2014 season and has placed an open call for artists to enter. “We have a beautiful gallery located inside an old church that lends itself to interesting exhibits,” said Ta...


Sidney Riley McCall

Sidney Riley McCall, 74, of Balsam Grove, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. A native of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Cornelius and Viola McCall. His sisters, Luella Nicholson and Evelyn Anders, and a brother, Orville McCall, also... Full story


Brendan David Stanewick

Brendan David Stanewick, 58, of Pisgah Forest, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. A native of Boston, Mass., he served in the United States Navy and was vice flotilla commander of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 67, Coral Gables, Fla. He... Full story


Healthy Harvest Natural Foods To Present Free Educational Seminar – Brevard NC

Healthy Harvest Natural Foods of Brevard will present a free educational seminar entitled, "What You Should Know About GMOs (genetically modified organisms)," Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. The seminar...


Jump-Start Your Health With A Post-Holiday Cleanse – Brevard NC

Through the Woods Natural Health is offering a two-week guided cleanse to help participants start off the New Year on the right foot. During the holidays it’s easy to overeat and indulge in a lot more sweets and starches than we normally would....


Fearless Writing For Women Workshops Offered This Month

Local author Susan Gabriel will be leading two separate 6-week workshops called Fearless Writing for Women. One will be on Fridays from 1-3 p.m., Jan. 10 - Feb. 14, and the other will be on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 11-Feb. 15. The...


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