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Option Worth Examining

At the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, County Manager Jaime Laughter presented the option of the county entering into a study with Brevard College about the possibility of constructing a new courthouse and parking facility...

 

Obama Acts Like A King

Once again, President Obama decrees new laws. As he has on several occasions in the past, he bypasses Congress and issues executive orders that overreach executive branch authority. I predict that his latest decrees will be challenged in court...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Dr. T. Hartley Hall III, former president of Union Seminary in Richmond, will preach at both morning services. The Forum Class at B-DRPC will be led by Dr. Robert Hayward from the Pisgah Astronomical Research...

 

Local Events To Commemorate Life Of Martin Luther King Jr. – Brevard NC

Local events are planned for Saturday and Monday as part of the 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. At 10 a.m., Saturday, a community brunch will be held at Bethel “A” Baptist Church on Oakdale Street in Brevard. At 9:30 a.m.,...

 

Legal Notices for January 14, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 15E348 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Clarence William Ramer of Transylvania... Full story

 

Anne Evans Taylor Arnold

Anne Evans Taylor Arnold returned home to her Father in Heaven Jan. 10, 2016, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Preston, Idaho to her parents, George...

 

Paul Wesley Bailey

Paul Wesley Bailey, 65, of Sapphire, passed away suddenly Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, in Plainfield, Wis. He was born Feb. 2, 1950, in Burlington, N.C. He graduated from Almond, Wis. High School and the University of Wisconsin–Stout, in Menomonie,...

 

Charles Wayne Byrd

Charles Wayne Byrd, of Brevard, passed away Jan. 9, 2016, at home with his family after a brief illness. Born Dec. 2, 1932, he was predeceased by his first wife, Etta Jean Snelson Byrd; his parents, Oliver and Annie Byrd; his sister, Nancy Milner;...

 

James Calvin "J.C." Morgan

Morgan, 87, of Penrose, passed away peacefully Jan. 12, 2016, at the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville, surrounded by his family. Born in Jackson County, he lived most of his life in Transylvania...

 

Commissioners Hear Third Courthouse Option - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners want more information before deciding whether they want to consider a third option for a new courthouse. County Manager Jaime Laughter presented the new option (see...

 

DAR Begins New Year With Excellent Meeting – Brevard NC

Regent Nancy Funston called the meeting to order and, assisted by Chaplain Barbara Monteith, led the members in the DAR Ritual. The Pledge of Allegiance and American's Creed were led by Virginia Hein...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    January 14, 2016

More Change Coming To Main Street – Brevard NC

The face of downtown Brevard is changing again as a long-time East Main Street business is headed to the Brevard Lumberyard, and the building it currently sits in is up for sale. The Underground...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 14, 2016

Officials: Academy On Track To Open New Site – Brevard NC

Construction is set to break ground next week at Brevard Academy's new location at the former Woods Chevrolet site on the New Hendersonville Highway in Pisgah Forest. During its regular meeting...

 

County Issues Challenge To School System - Brevard NC

Transylvania County has challenged the Transylvania County school system in its annual "Biggest Loser Competition" for the highest percentage of weight loss as a group. Each year. the county hosts a...

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderers Guild The Laurel Chapter and the Carolinas Region of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America are sponsoring the organization’s 20th National Exhibit, “Through the Needle’s Eye,” to be held at the Folk Art Center of the Southern...

 

New Director Hired For County's Animal Services - Brevard NC

Elma Rae Greene has been named Transylvania County's new Animal Services director, replacing Paul Vis, who takes on another role at the shelter. Greene, according to a press release, brings more than...

 

Baldwin Seeking State Senate Seat - Brevard NC

Lisa Carpenter Baldwin, who will run in the March Republican primary for the Senate District 48 seat, currently held by retiring Sen. Tom Apodaca, calls herself a "fiscal and social conservative....

 

Conservancy Honors The Life Of Ruth Jones – Transylvania County NC

Ruth Jones' Cedar Mountain farm is decidedly beautiful. Its forest is charming, the rolling pasture is serene. Its quaint farmhouse, rustic barn and historic springhouse are endearing. In every way, i...

 

TC Arts Council Places Open Call For Artists – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced open calls for the 2016 Art Season. Artists are invited to enter shows/exhibits and a street festival hosted by the TC Arts Council. The TC Arts Council is a 501-c 3 nonprofit arts organization...

 

The Cazanovas And Red Honey To Perform At 185 King Street – Brevard NC

Two bands that don't quite fit a generic mold will perform at 185 King Street this weekend. Friday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m. The Cazanovas will present well known blues standards infused with new...

 

Andoin Piano Trio To Perform Sunday, Jan. 31– Brevard NC

The Andoin Piano Trio will present a concert of chamber music at Brevard First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. The concert is sponsored by the Beulah McMinn Zachary Memorial foundation, a trust that manages the maintenance and...

 

Family Place Offers 'Incredible Years Parenting Program' Twice – TYransylvania County NC

The Family Place of Transylvania County is beginning their Incredible Years Parenting Program the last week of January. They are offering two 14-week classes that include materials, child care, and meals at no cost. One class is for...

 

Chappell, Stroup Honored For 1,000 Career Points – Rosman NC

In front of a home crowd last Friday night, fellow seniors Callie Chappell and Zach Stroup were recognized for scoring 1,000 points in their careers as Rosman Tigers. Chappell netted her 1,000th...

 

Transylvania Basketball Club Teams Hit The Hardwood – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania County Basketball Club youth league is underway and these squads are all vying for the top spot in their respective divisions. Pictured are the Termite girls, the PeeWee girls, the...

 

BRCHS Announces Changes In Leadership – Brevard NC

The Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Community Health Services, Inc. (BRCHS) has announced that the nonprofit will begin implementing a succession plan developed as part of the strategic planning process, where the current BRCHS chief executive...

 

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