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Articles from the May 16, 2016 edition

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 By Kevin Fuller    News

Public Input Sought On Short-Term Rentals-Brevard NC

The city of Brevard wants to hear from residents regarding a proposed ordinance that would allow but regulate the operation of short-term rentals within city limits. During the regu... — Updated 5/17/2016


Spinning HB 2

Ever since House Bill 2 was passed in just one day in early April, the ever-changing positions of those defending it has bordered on farce. Originally, proponents of the bill said it was about protecting the state’s women and... — Updated 5/17/2016


Brevard Man Gets 52 Months In Prison Begins Classes In May - Brevard NC

A Brevard man has admitted to carrying a concealed weapon, selling a controlled substance as well as selling a counterfeit controlled substance in Henderson County. Desmond Bunch, of 82 Carolina Ave., was recently sentenced by... — Updated 5/16/2016


Artists Sought For Art Spark 2016

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has placed a call for artists to create colorful works of art around the Art Spark theme: “The Wonderful World of Color.” 2016 marks the third year of the TC Arts Council art auction/... — Updated 5/16/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Lady Blue Devils Roll Into Third Round Of Playoffs – Brevard NC

The hits kept on coming Saturday afternoon for the Brevard Lady Blue Devils and the result was a resounding 11-3 win in the second round of the 2A state playoffs. Brevard (nine... — Updated 5/16/2016


Silversteen Built Logging Empire In Rosman

The first train rolled into Toxaway on the Transylvania Railroad Company's newly extended line from Brevard on Sept. 1, 1900. Two years later the railroad would reach Lake Toxaway... — Updated 5/16/2016


Transylvanians In College

NC State Hays Johnson graduated as valedictorian from NC State University. His degree is in Horticulture Science and Landscape Design with a minor in Biological Sciences. He is a gr... — Updated 5/16/2016


Possibilities, Expectations And Inspiration

The other evening I was scanning for something to watch on TV and came across “The Ron Clark Story.” It’s that time of year when I need just a small dose of inspiration to get through the end of May, so I grabbed some... — Updated 5/16/2016


BC Announces Class Of '67 Scholarship – Brevard NC

Brevard College has announced the initiation of The Class of 1967 Endowed Scholarship. The Class of 1967 will be celebrating its 50th reunion next year and has decided to do... — Updated 5/16/2016


News Of Organizations

Brevard Rotary Tuesday, May 17, the Rotary Club of Brevard will meet at Twin Dragons Grand Buffet on the Asheville Highway and hear a presentation from Phil Harris, the chief of police of Brevard. Chief Harris earned his... — Updated 5/16/2016


Young Adult Authors To Speak May 24 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library will be hosting a conversation with young adult authors Megan Miranda and Megan Shepherd Tuesday, May 24 from 4:30-6 p.m. These North Carolina... — Updated 5/16/2016


Sarah Sneeden's 'Sunshine' To Be Featured Throughout June – Brevard NC

She's a fit and energetic 73-year-old with a nut brown tan, a cowboy hat and a faithful dog, Little Moose. She is surrounded by plein air painting gear, and is catching the... — Updated 5/16/2016


RHS Celebrates 100 Years With Wilder's 'Our Town' – Rosman NC

Return with us to a simpler time when the weather, gossip, young love and choir practice seemed to be the most important things in life for the people who lived in a small town. For its spring production, Rosman High School’s... — Updated 5/16/2016


Smith Gives Keys To A Great Career

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Fesperman, Dan. “The Letter Writer.” Woodrow left behind a complicated life to join the NYPD. In the city he meets Danziger who lives like a... — Updated 5/16/2016


Winners Of White Squirrel Photo Contest Announced – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the Heart of Brevard to host the 12th annual White Squirrel Photo Contest. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Art... — Updated 5/16/2016


New Sign

A new sign has been installed at the main entrance to Brevard College on Broad Street. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)... — Updated 5/16/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Joseph Schrader Wins 2A Individual State Title – Brevard NC

For Brevard High School's Joseph Schrader the third time proved to be the charm. After being the runner-up the past two years in the 2A state individual tennis tournament, the... — Updated 5/16/2016


Special Athletes Show They Love To Compete – Brevard NC

Local athletes competed Saturday during the Special Olympics at the Brevard College track. Andrew Szott appears to narrowly edge out Wesley Jamison and Jonathan McCall. (Times... — Updated 5/16/2016

 By Park Baker    News

Grover's Owners Retiring After 40 Years - Brevard NC

The owners of Grover's Office Supply are retiring after nearly 40 years in business. They hope to call it a retirement anyway, but Sherri Frisbee joked that they may get bored and... — Updated 5/16/2016

 By John Lanier    News

Work On Academy's New Home On Schedule - Brevard NC

Several members of Challenge Foundation Properties informed the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors Wednesday evening that work on the new campus is... — Updated 5/16/2016


Legal Notices for May 16, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No: 16-E-159 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of James F. Sheafer of... — Updated 5/16/2016 Full story


Revisiting Courthouse Issue

Nearly everything that could be said about the Transylvania County Courthouse has been said, but not everyone has had a chance to say it. Now it is my turn. To simplify identification, I propose the following labels: Plan A - New... — Updated 5/16/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Men Named In Fatal Accident At Waterfall - Brevard NC

Officials have released the names of the two men who died after falling from Raven Rock waterfall in Lake Toxaway last Tuesday. According to Transylvania County Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter, Davis Zinsenheim, 22, and Joseph H.... — Updated 5/16/2016


Local Receives Top Volunteer Recognition - Brevard NC

Local resident Mary Scott Christfield has received the N.C. Governor’s Service Award. Christfield was recognized during last week’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting for receiving the award. Specifically, Christfield was... — Updated 5/16/2016


Majority Of Commissioners Back Tax Increase Hike - Brevard NC

A majority of Transylvania County commissioners are backing the proposed 2-cent property tax increase. During last Thursday’s budget workshop, Commissioners Larry Chapman, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel said they would support the i... — Updated 5/16/2016


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