Articles from the January 4, 2016 edition

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Page Lemel Runs For Second Term On Commissioners' Board - Brevard NC

Page Ives Lemel has filed to run for re-election to the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Lemel was first elected in 2012, and has been recognized for her tireless... — Updated 3/2/2016


Backpack Buddies Program Feeds The Hungry – Transylvania County NC

"Something has to be done about the food disparity in Transylvania County." Those are the words of Dr. Carolyn Barton, the school system's food nutritionist. Barton created the... — Updated 1/5/2016


Legal Notices for January 4, 2016

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Lucille S. Tilden, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the... — Updated 1/4/2016 Full story


Plenty Of Losers

Yes, Mr. Trump, some of us are losers. We forget why our nation is great, why it is admired around the world as a form of government greatly to be desired. We forget the fundamental assumptions underlying our Declaration of... — Updated 1/4/2016


The Power Of Words

The New Year carries with it the promise of a fresh start, the opportunity to set aside any disappointments from previous years and refocus on what we want to achieve. Almost all of us have something we hope to accomplish ... — Updated 1/4/2016


Prep Roundup

Rosman Basketball The Rosman Tigers traveled to Mitchell on Saturday in a game that was rescheduled earlier this season. On the boys’ side, Zach Stroup scored 30 points to lead the Tigers to a 73-68 victory over the... — Updated 1/4/2016


Rec League Basketball Play To Begin, Volleyball Registration Now Open

Several winter programs are slated to get underway this week at the Transylvania County Recreation Center. Rec league basketball practices have been ongoing but teams will take to the hardwood for the first week of games this... — Updated 1/4/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Tigers Fall In Wells Fargo Championship – Rosman NC

In a game where nothing seemed to go their way the Rosman Lady Tigers dropped their first contest of the season last Wednesday to Polk County in the Wells Fargo Classic... — Updated 1/4/2016


News Of Organizations

Natural Resources Council The Transylvania Natural Resources Council will continue its series of public information forums at 9 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2016 in the main conference room of the Community Services Building, 98 Gaston St.... — Updated 1/4/2016


Concussion' Documents Doctor's Fight To Expose NFL's Brain Injury Issue

Fiction Butterworth, W.E. “The Hunting Trip: a Novel of Love and War.” When Phillip is expelled from boarding school he has no idea where his life will lead. In adventurous journeys across the United States and Ger-many,... — Updated 1/4/2016


TVS Art Show Opens Jan. 6 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard invites the public to explore its first exhibit of 2016 entitled "ICE" by Transylvania Vocational Services. This art exhibit is... — Updated 1/4/2016


Oskar Blues Hosts Hootenanny To Ring In 2016 – Brevard NC

There was plenty of celebrating and a few smooches as the clock struck midnight and revelers at the Oskar Blues Hootenanny said goodbye to 2015 and welcomed in the New Year. The... — Updated 1/4/2016


Clinging On For Fun

The Carolina Climbers Coalition hosted the 2015 Rumbling Bald Bouldering competition last month. Hundreds of area rock hounds came out in the unseasonably warm temperatures to... — Updated 1/4/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Brevard Couple Cherish Their Shelties – Brevard NC

In the early 1980s, Brevard resident Gail Norris, known to many around town as a lover of dogs, let the cat out of the bag. Norris, who was working for Ecusta at the time as a... — Updated 1/4/2016


Arthur Joseph Jones

Arthur Joseph Jones, Of Brevard, decided Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, that it was time to change his shoes and learn the dance that we all strive towards during our lifetime. He lived his life the way he wanted — with his eyes wide... — Updated 1/4/2016


Charles Stewart Cook Jr.

Charles Stewart Cook Jr., 70, of Fountain Inn, S.C., passed away at his home Dec. 30, 2015. He is survived by Sandra Callender, his wife of over 47 years; two sisters, Janice Woods and Anne Mont-gomery; a son, Greg Cook; a... — Updated 1/4/2016


Pisgah Forest Announces Honor Roll Results – Pisgah Forest NC

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first nine weeks of 2015-16 school year. Third Grade A Honor Roll Zoe Axtell, Emma Bailey, Nicholas Bailey, Kayla Baker, Cynthia Boyd,... — Updated 1/4/2016


Ethel Mae Cornett

Ethel Mae Cornett, 74, of Hendersonville and formerly of Brevard, peacefully departed her earthly life Dec. 31, 2015. She was born Nov. 22, 1941 in Brevard to the late James Wade... — Updated 1/4/2016


Technical Training Classes Offered In Transylvania County – Brevard NC

This spring, Blue Ridge Community College will offer a variety of manufacturing courses in Transylvania County. These continuing education courses provide the advanced technical knowledge, competency and skill sets that are most... — Updated 1/4/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Primary Change Blamed For Filing No Show - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Democrats say a recent change in primary dates is partially responsible for there being no Democratic candidates in the upcoming Board of County Commissioners’ race. As the deadline to file to run for the... — Updated 1/4/2016


Jobless Rate Increases Slightly – Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate increased from 5.2 percent in October to 5.3 percent in November, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those... — Updated 1/4/2016


Transylvanians In College

BRCC The following students, listed with program of study, graduated at Blue Ridge Community College’s commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 18. Martin Emanuel Avery, mechatronics engineering technology; Chelsea Jenna Daley,... — Updated 1/4/2016


Brevard High Students Inspired By Parkway Story – Brevard NC

First Time Visit For Some Students We are students from Brevard High School and we read your article about people visiting the Parkway in October. I, and some other students, talked to our teacher after realizing that a lot of... — Updated 1/4/2016


Brevard High Students Inspired By Parkway Story – Brevard NC

Visited Waterfall At Graveyard Fields Hello, we are students at Brevard High School and we took some students to the Blue Ridge Parkway last Friday. We got to see huge rocks, amazing views, lots of tall trees and we even got to... — Updated 1/4/2016


Brevard High Students Inspired By Parkway Story – Brevard NC

Article Was An Inspiration We are students from Brevard High School and we just went to the Parkway. As an inspiration after reading your article about all of the people visiting to tour the Parkway back in October, we thought... — Updated 1/4/2016


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