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Articles from the January 30, 2017 edition

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Health And Responsibility

When it comes to health care, the United States has one of the most inefficient systems in the industrialized world. In nearly every study, the U.S. ranks near the bottom when life expectancy and per capita spending are correlated. The Bloomberg...

 

Illahee Road Home Damaged By Fire

No one was injured, but a home on Illahee Road suffered significant damage Sunday night from a fire. At 10:45 p.m., Sunday, Brevard Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 295 Illahee...

 

Our President Isn't Well

Our president isn’t well. He hasn’t been for a very long time. We should all be concerned about the irrational behavior he exhibited during the primaries, the general election, and now the beginning of his presidency. People keep expecting him...

 

Students Deserve Art, Music, PE

I read with dismay the headline and article in The Transylvania Times of Jan. 19 concerning a state-mandated law that may affect the teaching of music, the arts, and physical education in our local schools. The law is designed to reduce class size...

 

Do We Have Nine Lives?

While the proverbial cat has nine lives, the critical question is “how many lives does our nation have?” We are about to find out. Consider the following list of very black days in our history that we have managed to survive: 1.July 11, 1804,...

 

TVS Grateful

On behalf of Transylvania Vocational Services, I would like to heartily thank the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce for recognizing our organization as the 2016 Business of the Year. Locally, TVS is well known as the tireless nonprofit that pr...

 

Pampering Polluters

I was pleased to see the many winners in the Soil and Conservation Poster Contest (Jan. 2, 2017 TTimes). It’s gratifying that so many students are taking an active interest in understanding the relationships between humans and the environment:...

 

Jennings and Gravley Announce Their Engagement

Amanda Katherine Jennings, of Brevard and Brandon Augustus Gravley, also of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Melody and Fred Thomas, of Brevard,...

 

News Of Organizations

Transylvania Republicans The next meeting of the Transylvania County Republican Party Executive Committee is Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. and will be held in the downstairs conference room of the Community Services Building located on Morgan Street...

 

Legal Notices for January 30, 2016

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE: 16-E-388 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CHRISTINE COWAN, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified as Co-Executors of... Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 30, 2017

There's No Age Limit To Staying Healthy – Brevard NC

To live a long and healthy life, staying active is just one of the ingredients shared by a group of local women in their 90s who gathered recently at the Brevard Health and Racquet Club to share...

 

County Provides Animal Transport Services – Brevard NC

County commissioners have approved setting a $10 fee to transport privately owned pets to and from Asheville for spay/neuter services. During last week’s commissioners’ meeting, Animal Services Director Elma Rae Greene recommended the proposal....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 30, 2017

Starved Dog Left Dead By The Roadside – Brevard NC

Transylvania County Animal Services and the Sheriff’s Office are working together to investigate the death of a white Great Pyrenees dog that was dumped with garbage in Pisgah National Forest. On Jan. 2, Animal Control officers found the dog on...

 

New Call Handling System In Place At 911 – Brevard NC

The professionals who take Transylvania County's 911 calls have a new life-saving tool at their disposal, thanks to a recently installed call handling system. The new system became operational on Jan....

 

Law & Order – Transylvania County

•Terrence Edward Jeter, 38, was arrested on Sunday, Jan. 22, for one felony count of methamphetamine possession and one felony count of possession of a controlled substance on jail premises, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office....

 

Attic Damaged – Brevard NC

At 2:48 p.m, Friday, the Brevard Police Department responded to SAFE's Attic on South Broad Street in reference to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into the building. A 65-year-old female from...

 

Pisgah Trout Unlimited Helps Restore River – Pisgah Forest NC

Under direction from the Pisgah District fisheries biologist, Lori Stroup, 18 volunteers met Thursday to help restore sections of the Davidson River to a more natural state. Members of the Pisgah...

 

Gresham To Perform – Brevard NC

Soprano Kathryn Gresham and pianist Katherine Morgan Palmer will present a recital in The Porter Center for Performing Arts on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 5, at 3 p.m. The concert is free and open to the...

 

Taubes Makes 'The Case Against Sugar'

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Arden, Katherine. “The Bear and the Nightingale.” Vasilisa loves stories her nurse tells about spirits that protect their home from evil, especially the blue-eyed...

 

North Carolina Arts Council Accepting Grant Applications

The 2017 grant application season has launched and guidelines and applications for the North Carolina Arts Council’s seven grant programs for organizations are now available. The deadline for receiving 2017-18 grant applications is Wednesday,...

 

Jim Avery

Jim Avery, 79, of Brevard passed away suddenly Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at his home. Born Jan. 1, 1938, in Polk County, Wis., he was a son of the late Willard and June Avery. He was successfully...

 

Sumner Curtis "Curt" Goodfellow

Sumner Curtis “Curt” Goodfellow, 80, of Brevard, passed away Jan. 22, 2017, at his home. A native of Normal, Ill., he was the son of the late Sumner Owen Goodfellow and Ruth Lillian Kies Stainton. He was an alumnus of Arizona State University,...

 

John Hall Lambert

John Hall Lambert, 79, of Covington, Fountain County, Ind., passed away at his home 2:05 p.m. Thursday Jan. 26, 2017. He was born Sept. 21, 1937, in Cherokee, Swain County, N.C. and was proud of his...

 

M. Elizabeth "Beth" Norton

On Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, M. Elizabeth “Beth” Norton went home to be with her Saviour. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Lee Norton, and grandson, Gregory Aaron Keever. She leaves behind her mother, Margaret Bangs Norton;...

 

Don Edward Strickland

Don Edward Strickland, husband, father, musician, gardener and college administrator, passed away Nov. 14, 2016, at the Pavilion of Bermuda Village in Bermuda Run, N.C. He was 86. Born in Dothan, Ala....

 

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