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Articles from the January 16, 2014 edition

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BREAKING NEWS-Updated: Father Accused Of Intentional Child Abuse

Brevard resident Ronald Fleming is in jail after being arrested Thursday for two felony counts of intentional child abuse of a 1-year-old and a 2-year-old, according to the Brevard Police Department. Fleming, the 23-year-old... — Updated 1/17/2014


Carolyn Gleaton Cox

Carolyn Gleaton Cox, 81, found eternal peace Jan. 13, 2014, in Colfax, N.C. with her family and friends at her side. She was a truly special friend to all who had the pleasure of making her acquaintance and will be remembered for... — Updated 1/17/2014


Legal Notices for Jan. 16, 2014

CREDITORS NOTICE Having qualified as the Executor of the Estate of Alice Ann Lovin, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit... — Updated 1/16/2014


Hear 'Toe Tappers' From Great Musicals – Brevard NC

Get ready for a good time with the Brevard Philharmonic "Toe Tappers" concert featuring the wonderful musical theater tunes of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The Sunday, Feb.... — Updated 1/15/2014


What A Shame!

The closing of Second Chance Resale Shop came as a complete shock to me and many others. I had made many donations and shopped there almost weekly for three years. I supported Second Chance due to the fact I am an animal lover. I h... — Updated 1/15/2014


Save A Life

Perhaps readers have noticed that the Blockbuster store in the College Station shopping center at the corner of Caldwell and the Asheville Highway is now a dialysis center. Dialysis is typically a four-hour, three-times-per-week tr... — Updated 1/15/2014


A Hand Up

It has been said that society should be “giving a hand up, not a handout” to those in need. That is true if we hope to resolve long-term poverty. But in order to do that successfully we need to understand the means to actually... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By Bill Harrah    Lifestyles

Sharing House Needs Are Varied, Constant – Brevard NC

Every Monday The Transylvania Times publishes our weekly “needs” box. It lists the various items that we require to meet our clients’ needs and it announces food drives and fundraising events as well as special requests for... — Updated 1/15/2014


Girls Ages 9-14 Invited To SciGirls 'Insulation Station' – Brevard NC

Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls program Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the Transylvania County Extension Office, 98 East Morgan Street, in Brevard. Using the "Ins... — Updated 1/15/2014


Peace Pole To Be Dedicated – Brevard NC

Mountain Sun Community School’s dedication of a peace pole to Rosenwald Memorial Peace Park will be held Monday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at the Silversteen Playground located at the corner of Mills Avenue and Cashiers Valley Road.... — Updated 1/15/2014


Hogtown Squealers Headline Jan. 20 Event For UWTC – Brevard NC

The Jan. 20 installment of "Making a Difference Monday" at Oskar Blues Brewery features the Hogtown Squealers and benefits United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC). Oskar Blues donates 10 percent of all taproom sales from noon... — Updated 1/15/2014


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Lutheran Church Of The Good Shepherd The Wednesday Adult Forums continue to address the issues of memory loss in families and community. Anyone who might find these sessions interesting or helpful is invited. If you would like to... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By Park Baker    Features

Stock Car Maker Turns Hand To New Shapes – Cedar Mountain NC

The space at Charles Calvin Designs in Cedar Mountain is a bit different than what you might find at any other art studio. The walls are adorned with hundreds of stock car photos, m... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By John Lanier    News

School Director Stepping Down – Brevard NC

Tony Helton, director of Brevard Academy: Challenge Foundation Academy, announced at the school's board of directors meeting Monday night that he will be stepping down to take a... — Updated 1/15/2014


Cycling Team National Champions Again – Brevard NC

The Brevard College cycling team won its second consecutive Division II Collegiate Cyclocross National Championship this past weekend, tallying a total of 282 points in the three-da... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By John Lanier    News

Input Sought On Wellness Center - Brevard NC

Representatives of Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) have begun seeking input from local residents regarding plans to open a YMCA Healthy Living Center on hospital property. Loca... — Updated 1/15/2014


News of Organizations

Sierra Club “Chasing Ice” will be screened at the upcoming Jan. 23 meeting of the Pisgah Group of the North Carolina Sierra Club. Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change.... — Updated 1/15/2014


Tinsley, Laughter Engagement Announced

Katlyn Mikael Tinsley, of Brevard, and Joshua Benjamin Laughter, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Tinsley, of... — Updated 1/15/2014


Company: Water Problems Corrected In Knob Creek - Brevard NC

Leaks in the distribution system in the Knob Creek community disrupted water service for an estimated 30 homes and affected water pressure for others last weekend, according to the regional president of Aqua America, the service... — Updated 1/15/2014


NAACP President To Be Featured Speaker Jan. 22 At Porter Center - Brevard NC

The Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, will be the featured speaker at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Brevard College’s Porter Center. Barber is the guest of... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By Derek McKissock    News

City Planner Explains Plan's Economic Development Goals - Brevard NC

Limitations to growth, both geographically and legally, mean the city of Brevard must find new ways to grow its tax base to maintain its current service level and residents’ quality of life. This is one of the central themes,... — Updated 1/15/2014


McCalls Celebrate 65 Years

Burlin and Ernestine McCall, of Rosman, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 15, 2014. They were married Jan. 15, 1949. They have three children, Marshall McCall and... — Updated 1/15/2014


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events Planned - Brevard NC

The City of Brevard/Transylvania Human Relations Council announced that the 24th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration will be held this Saturday and Monday. The celebration will kick off at a community brunch at 10 a.m., Saturday... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By John Lanier    News

Rosman First To Hear About Center - Brevard NC

Don Rogers of the United Way and Ken Racht of Transylvania Regional Hospital delivered presentations about present and future programs that do and could assist the people of Rosman at the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday... — Updated 1/15/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Hearing Planned For Cell Towers - Brevard NC

A public hearing is set for Feb. 10 on the county’s proposed new telecommunications tower ordinance. Commissioners approved the public hearing Monday during their regular meeting after hearing from several concerned residents and... — Updated 1/15/2014


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