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Legal Notices for March 2, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 17-E-45 NOTICE TO CREDITORS We have qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Elizabeth B. Gash, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and... Full story

 

Flu Deaths At 63 - Brevard NC

The number of confirmed flu cases and flu-related deaths is rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. There were 16 influenza-associated deaths in the state...

 

Sound Goals For Education

Yesterday, Gov. Roy Cooper released his plan to make North Carolina one of the top 10 educated states in the country. While the feasibility of any plan is in the details and the success is determined on how well the plan is implemented, the goals are...

 

Pisgah National Forest Campgrounds Open-Brevard NC

Several U.S. Forest Service campgrounds are now open or will open later this month. A few additional facilities will open later this spring but many other sites are open year round. In some cases, campsites can be reserved in advance at...

 

Missing Person Found-Brevard NC

The Sheriff's Office says it's found Aaron Russell, who was last seen on Feb. 28 leaving his residence in the Penrose community traveling to the Dollar General Store in Etowah....

 

Proud Of Today's Youth

In reply to Opinions of The Readers by Mike Di Rocco, “The End of Childhood,” I am not sure why Di Rocco found it necessary to slam our youth in his appeal for a permanent home for the WNC Military History Museum. He obviously does not know the y...

 

Constitution Is For People

There’s a statewide movement afoot for the voters to determine who controls our elections. The question for readers is, do you agree or disagree that N.C. voters should have a chance to join with the overwhelming national majority who’ve already...

 

News Of Organizations

AARP AARP/Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, March 8, at 11:15 a.m. at Bay Breeze Restaurant in Hendersonville. After a brief business meeting, the program will be “Tasty Low Sodium Tips and Tricks” presented by Caitlyn Lance, dietetic intern at...

 

Church Activites – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Keith Thompson will begin a series called, “1,000 Sermons Later.” The sacrament of Communion will be observed at both morning services. Pianist Jan Hart and the Chancel Choir will provide special m...

 

New Festival Planned For 2018 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) has awarded a $20,000 grant to Mountain Song Productions, LLC as part of its new Festival and Event Grant Program. Mountain Song Productions, led by John Felty and Woody Platt, was awarded t...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 2, 2017

Planning Board Back To Full Strength – Brevard NC

Transylvania County Commissioners appointed four members to the Planning Board Monday, bringing the advisory group to its full complement of seven. During their regular meeting, commissioners — minus Commissioner Kelvin Phillips who didn’t...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 2, 2017

Edwards, Henson Continue Their State Work – Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The Transylvania Time recently published two stories about the bills sponsored and co-sponsored by N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards and N.C. Rep. Cody Henson during the current session of the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 2, 2017

Visitor's Center Welcomes 'Locals' To Its Headquarters – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce, the Tourism Development Authority and volunteers held their first "Visit Local!" event Monday. The Visitor's Center, and Chamber offices, on East Main...

 

Good Times!

Dressing up for a good time for a Mardi Gras celebration also calls for some selfies to remember the fun occasion. Two women enjoy themselves during the Mardi Gras in the Mountains event held at...

 

Cold Cash

The recent Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics at Lake Atagahi in Connestee Falls has brought in $10,700. Of the amount, The Fitness Factory team raised $1,260. (Times photo by Derek...

 

United Way Recognizes Campaign Contributors – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and its event sponsor, The Phoenix, dished up breakfast and appreciation to representatives of local workplace giving sites Friday, Feb. 24. Every attendee...

 

William S. Engelson

William S. Engelson was born on Sept. 12, 1927, on Washington Island, Wis. to William and Haldora Engelson. He was the younger brother of Orin, Maxine and Lois. He grew up on the island attending a...

 

Elizabeth Buckner Gash

Elizabeth Buckner Gash died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Brevard. She was the daughter of Caney Edward Buckner and Bess Reap Buckner, and was the wife of long time Brevard attorney and judge, Robert T. G...

 

Elsie Lackey Good

Elsie Lackey Good, 87, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 after several years of declining health. She was the daughter of the late Z.L. Lackey Sr. and Agnes Beach...

 

Mary Rose Owen Hoxit

Mary Rose Owen Hoxit, 70, of Pisgah Forest, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Pickens County, S.C. she was the daughter of the late Loren and...

 

Friedrich J. "Fritz" Reidinger

Friedrich J. "Fritz" Reidinger, 90, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Born in Steyrermuhl, Austria, he grew up in Linz, Austria. He first came to the United States as an exchange student to...

 

Victor Rosario-Pagan

Victor Rosario-Pagan, 63, of Brevard, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Antonia Pagan Rosario. He was also preceded in death by three brothers. Survivors...

 

BLT To Hold Auditions For 'Agnes Of God' – Brevard NC

The Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) will hold open auditions Saturday, March 11, from 2-4 p.m. and Sunday, March 12, from 3-5 p.m. for “Agnes of God,” written by John Pielmeier. The play, to be directed by Al Edick, is a riveting, powerful drama wit...

 

Philharmonic Discounts Promote Family Concerts – Brevard NC

Sitting in the audience at last year's Brevard Philharmonic Pops concert were several Hans Solos, at least one R2D2, and three or four Harry Potters. With the combination of a special $10 kids'...

 

Committees Help Concerts Run Smoothly – Brevard NC

(This is the second in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center. Last month's article presented an overview of...

 

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