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Legal Notices For March 25, 2015

Resolution Concerning the Voting Place of Brevard 2 Precinct WHEREAS, North Carolina General Statute 163-128(a) authorizes a county board of elections to establish, alter, discontinue, or create voting places; and, WHEREAS, on... — Updated 3/27/2015 Full story


FUMC To Host 'Seven Last Words Of Christ' – Brevard NC

Brevard First United Methodist Church will host a collaboration of musicians and speakers that will present Theodore Dubois’ “Seven Last Words of Christ” on Friday, April 3, at 7:30 at the Porter Center on the Brevard... — Updated 3/25/2015


Brevard College To Present 'Some Enchanted Evening' – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Theatre and Music Departments will present “Some Enchanted Evening, The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein,” a musical revue composed by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and concept by Jeffrey... — Updated 3/25/2015


Number 7 Arts Gallery Celebrates Its 16th Year – Brevard NC

In the heart of downtown Brevard, 29 local artists will be celebrating their 16th year in business as Number 7 Fine Arts & Crafts Gallery. "From a handful of people who... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By William Douglas    Arts

'How Does Your Garden Grow?' Brings Laughter – Brevard NC

This is a very important year for Brevard Little Theatre, as it celebrates the 80th anniversary of its founding in 1935 by Beulah Zachary. The second production of the season offers a world premiere, with the dark adult comedy... — Updated 3/25/2015


Family Place To Hold Fundraiser – Brevard NC

Saturday, March 28, at 8 a.m. The Family Place of Transylvania County located at 970 Old Hendersonville Highway in Brevard is hosting an “out with the old, in with the new to you” event. Rent a table, donate items, or just... — Updated 3/25/2015


Tenebrae Service To Be Held April 2 – Brevard NC

A Tenebrae service will be held at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Thursday, April 2, Maundy Thursday, beginning at 7:30 p.m. “Tenebrae” is the Latin word for “shadows,” and the church is dimly lighted when this... — Updated 3/25/2015


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard FUMC What do Christians believe about salvation? The church continues its series of sermons on “I Believe,” which is based on the ancient statement of faith known as The Apostles’ Creed, and this Sunday we will focus... — Updated 3/25/2015


News of Organizations

Transylvania Art Guild Dominick “Nick” DePaolo, professional artist, art teacher and muralist with some 40 years’ experience, will present a program “Acrylic – The Other Watercolor” at the April 2 meeting of the Transyl... — Updated 3/25/2015


Langford, Brookshire Engagement Announced

Kristen Langford and Daniel Brookshire, of Chapel Hill, N.C., are pleased to announce their engagement. The couple met while attending graduate school at UNC-Chapel Hill. The... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By John Lanier    Features

Writer Views Life Through Prism Of Metaphor – Cedar Mountain NC

There is no single way to write. Some writers have an epiphany and write quickly. Others research topics and then logically put the pieces into place. Some, like Eston Roberts, let... — Updated 3/25/2015


Brevard Seabee Receives Navy Recognition – Brevard NC

Builder 1st Class Patrick Smith, of Brevard, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 was recently named the 2014 Marvin Shields Award winner by Naval Facilities Engineering... — Updated 3/25/2015


No Rest For The Weary (or Hungry)

This ewe on Sugar Loaf road tries to take a few minutes to enjoy a meal, but her newborn lamb lets her know it's time to move on, and the two head off in search of greener... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By Derek McKissock    News

Signs Dominate City Planning Board Meeting - Brevard NC

Signs along the Asheville Highway corridor dominated most of last week's Brevard Planning Board meeting. Blue Ridge Community College wants to have a bigger sign on its campus... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By Park Baker    News

Courthouse Offices Moved After Concrete Falls - Brevard NC

An engineering inspection was completed Tuesday at the Transylvania County Courthouse after a piece of concrete recently fell from a ceiling, eventually closing three offices. On... — Updated 3/25/2015


Karl Edward Will

Karl Edward Will, 95, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at the Cedar Mountain House in Brevard, Saturday, March 21, 2015. He is preceded in death by his loving parents, Edward and Bertha Coleman Will, and loving wife of 61 years,... — Updated 3/25/2015


Johnny Lewis Strickland

Johnny Lewis Strickland, 78, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Abby and Rosetta McCall Strickland. A great-grandchild, Lance Duncan, and a special... — Updated 3/25/2015


Addie Owen Fisher

Addie Owen Fisher, 95, of Lake Toxaway, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at the Brian Center in Brevard, after a brief illness. Her family surrounded her. A... — Updated 3/25/2015


Maurice Garner "Buddy" Almany Jr.

Maurice Garner "Buddy" Almany Jr., 69, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the Charles George VA Medical Center after a period of declining health. A native of... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Commissioners OK Updated Economic Incentive Policy - Brevard NC

With economic development and incentive packages for prospective businesses becoming more and more at the forefront of officials’ minds, Transylvania County commissioners approved an updated version of the county’s incentive... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

County To Look At Funding Policies - Brevard NC

Two minor funding items before county commissioners Monday night highlighted the need for a county policy to address funding requests that come outside the budget cycle. Despite being small dollar amounts individually, they could... — Updated 3/25/2015

 By Park Baker    News

ALE: Fatal Shooting Victim Likely Faced A Misdemeanor - Brevard NC

Lester Randolph Brown, who was shot and killed by law enforcement in his Penrose home on March 9, would have most likely faced a misdemeanor charge for allegedly illegally manufacturing alcohol. Brown, who served time in prison in... — Updated 3/25/2015


BLT Play Is A Spring Tonic

Four audiences have already discovered that the laugh-benefit of the BLT play, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” by Aubrey Simpson is every bit as great as a spring tonic. And, as if that weren’t enough, many of them have enjoyed... — Updated 3/25/2015


Second Warrant

This letter concerns the Thursday, March 12, issue of The Transylvania Times front page article: SBI Investigating Fatal Shooting Incident, which stated the agencies were attempting to serve a warrant issued by the Transylvania... — Updated 3/25/2015


Great Student Achievements

The University of Kentucky Wildcats may be the dominant team in college basketball this year, but Brevard High School and Brevard Middle School were the dominant schools at the recent Western Regional Science and Engineering Fair.... — Updated 3/25/2015


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