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Articles from the February 18, 2013 edition

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 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Rangers Revel In Grammy Win - Brevard NC

The name of their album may be “Nobody Knows You,” but rest assured, the Steep Canyon Rangers are hardly unknowns in the bluegrass world after win-ning the Grammy Award for... — Updated 2/18/2013


BMS Hosts Benefit Basketball Game – Brevard NC

Brevard Middle School Student Council is holding a staff vs. basketball team basketball game on March 1 from 4-6 p.m. at our gym. This is to benefit Ashley Shaw, an eighthth grade student, recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma.... — Updated 2/18/2013

 By Jeanne DeJong    Church

Reading: Connecting Your Child To The World – Brevard NC

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss Reading, is the single most important thing that we learn. From the moment we are born we are surrounded... — Updated 2/18/2013


Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns – Brevard NC

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will return to Brevard College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts March 15-16. The two-day event, presented by Brevard College’s... — Updated 2/18/2013

 By Eric Crews    News

Program Notifies About Severe Weather — Brevard NC

Thanks to a new program offered by the Transylvania County Emergency Management Services (TCEMS), county residents can now be the first to be notified when dangerous weather events move into the area. The program, known as Transylv... — Updated 2/18/2013


Brevard Looks At Traffic Proposal — Brevard NC

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, the Brevard City Council held its annual planning retreat at Glen Cannon Country Club. This story is the third of several about the issues and the action taken during the retreat. Brevard City Council is inte... — Updated 2/18/2013


M.R. Harrell To Perform Saturday – Brevard NC

Michael Reno Harrell will perform at 185 King Street in Brevard Saturday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. Harrell is an award winning songwriter, as well as a veteran storyteller and... — Updated 2/18/2013


Novelist Reconstructs Life Of Christopher Marlowe

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Barber, Ros. “The Marlowe Papers.” On May 30, 1593, celebrated young playwright Christopher Marlowe was killed in a tavern brawl in London. This... — Updated 2/18/2013


Report Shows ‘Free Fall’ - Brevard NC

Each year between 2000 and 2009 there was, on average, $10.1 million in new commercial investment in Transylvania County. During the past three fiscal years, that amount has significantly decreased. During the 2009-10 fiscal year,... — Updated 2/18/2013


Transylvania Choral Society Names Scholarship Winner – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Choral Society (TCS) announces the Brevard Middle School Chorus as their 2013 Scholarship recipient. This talented group of 140 members is directed by Rivers... — Updated 2/18/2013


Meals On Wheels Food Drive To Begin – Brevard NC

Meals on Wheels of Brevard (MOW) will have its 8th annual food drive at Transylvania County Schools during March and April. School donations will be distributed equally between the Sharing House and Bread of Life. One hundred... — Updated 2/18/2013


New Leaf Garden Market Host Seed Exchange Feb. 23 – Brevard NC

New Leaf Garden Market will host its 4th Annual Seed Exchange at the Transylvania County Community Services Building Saturday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. The seed exchange is an opportunity for local gardeners to exchange their extra... — Updated 2/18/2013

 By Bill Harrah    Lifestyles

Charitable Giving Is Tax Deductible

Tax time has many of us thinking about deductions, and perhaps wishing we had taken all those clothes, furniture and other cast-offs to the resale shop before year-end. Sigh! Go ahead. Take them now. Your stuff is worth something,... — Updated 2/18/2013


Our People, Our Past: 630 To Run Again

nterest in Transylvania’s nostalgic railroading past has been greatly revived thanks to the work of historian Tom Fetters of the Transylvania Genealogy Group, the recognized... — Updated 2/18/2013


Proposed N.C. “Tax Reform”

Transylvania is a relatively poor district with high unemployment and many persons working at minimum or near-minimum wage. Nevertheless, we, along with the rest of our state, are now being presented with a plan, under the name of... — Updated 2/18/2013


We Need Tax Reform

Why do we pay tax on our income? Because the Amendment XVI of the Constitution says so! And with April 15 approaching maybe it’s good to refresh our knowledge of history with some facts. This was not always the case. Before the... — Updated 2/18/2013


Good, Bad And Wacky

Every state legislature has its share of good, bad and wacky bills, and the North Carolina General Assembly is no exception. Drunken drivers cause a disproportionately high number of fatal car accidents, and yet current law does no... — Updated 2/18/2013


Houston Parker

Houston Parker, 89, of Mills River, passed peacefully at his home Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. A native of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Houston S. and Olivia McCall Parker. He served in the United States Army. He had... — Updated 2/18/2013


William “Bill” Douglas Stiles

William “Bill” Douglas Stiles, 75, of Penrose, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. He was born in Macon County, N.C. to the late Claude and Rhoda Stiles. His brothers, Harry,... — Updated 2/18/2013


Dr. Lucille Fisher Galloway Jordan

Dr. Lucille Fisher Galloway Jordan, 91, formerly of Brevard, public school teacher and administrator, died Feb. 15, 2013, after a mercifully short illness. A classroom teacher in... — Updated 2/18/2013

 By Eric Crews    News

Testimony Focuses On Warrant Possession – Brevard NC

Two widely different accounts of what occurred during the arrest of Michael Kitchen on May 14, 2011, were heard Thursday during a Superior Court hearing. Kitchen, along with two women, was arrested in 2011 after the apartment... — Updated 2/18/2013


News Of Organizations

Art Guild The Transylvania Art Guild has chosen executive officers for 2013: Greta Barrett, president; Robert Barrett, vice president; Shirl Thomas, treasurer; Denise Sawyer, recording secretary; and Jean Olderman, corresponding... — Updated 2/18/2013


Legal Notices For 2-18-13

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF MONIQUE JACKSON Deceased File No. 05-2011-CP-041892 Division Case No: 47-2013CP000018CPAXMX NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of... — Updated 2/18/2013


Worley, Riddle Exchange Vows

Amanda Grace Worley and Joshua Steve Riddle were united in marriage Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Cedar Mountain Baptist Church in Cedar Mountain. Pastor Joshua Dawalt, of Greenboro,... — Updated 2/18/2013


Births In Transylvania

Lillie Ann Faye Buchanan Cody and Leslie Buchanan, of Knoxville, Tenn., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lillie Ann Faye Buchanan, born Jan. 28, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, in Knoxville. She... — Updated 2/18/2013


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