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Legal Notices for May 19 2014

*READVERTISEMENT* ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NC In accordance to North Carolina General Statute 143-129 and 143-131 notice is hereby given that sealed bids addressed to Ashley Hawes, Purchasing Agent,... — Updated 5/20/2014


Enneagram Personality System Workshop To Be Held June 14 – Brevard NC

"Deepening Self-Awareness," an Enneagram Personality System Introductory Workshop, will be offered by Sandra Smith Saturday, June 14, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brevard. The cost of the workshop,... — Updated 5/19/2014


Red Cross Begins '100 Days Of Summer. 100 Days Of Hope' – Brevard NC

The American Red Cross kicks off its “100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope,” campaign May 24, reminding blood donors that they can give hope to patients by rolling up a sleeve. “Every day this summer is a chance to give a lif... — Updated 5/19/2014

 By Bill Harrah    Lifestyles

Now Is Time For A 'Warm Up' Food Drive – Brevard NC

It's one thing to point out that every fifth home has a hungry family. It's quite another to tell the stories that are hidden within those numbers. Take for instance an older woman... — Updated 5/19/2014


Native Plant Talk Planned At Healthy Harvest May 27 – Brevard NC

Healthy Harvest Natural Foods will present the third lecture in its May lecture series, Tuesday, May 27, at 12 p.m. Susan Sunflower, of Transylvania Naturally, will speak on the sustainability and importance of planting native plan... — Updated 5/19/2014


Assault On The Carolinas Bike Ride Is A Community Triumph – Brevard NC

As the dust settles and the final accounting is done the, the Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) bike ride, an increasingly popular event in cycling circles nationwide, has once again been a remarkable fund-raising, public relations,... — Updated 5/19/2014


Cradle Of Forestry Presents Salamander Saturday, May 24 – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites the public to enjoy Salamander Saturday, May 24. Pisgah National Forest and its waterways are home to a variety of salamanders. Lori Williams, mountain wildlife diversity biologist with... — Updated 5/19/2014


SAFE Annual Designer House Gala Is Scheduled For June 7 – Brevard NC

SAFE's seventh annual summer Designer House is Saturday, June 7, 2014. Designer House is a popular fundraiser for SAFE, Inc. of Transylvania County, the local agency committed to br... — Updated 5/19/2014


Could You Be "Squirreled"?

People may recall seeing these white squirrels and colorful pinwheels in front yards last year as a "fun-raiser" for The Children's Center of Transylvania County. Those who had been "squirreled" were asked to make donations to... — Updated 5/19/2014


Audiologists To Talk About Hearing Loss And Amplification – Brevard NC

Today, 16 percent of North Carolinians have hearing loss. Heredity and chronic exposure to loud noises are believed the main factors that contribute to hearing loss over time. This ailment cannot be reversed, but doctors or... — Updated 5/19/2014


Men Annually Commissioned To Work On County Roads

The development of roads has always played a vital role in the growth of any region. Native Americans, early explorers, trappers, traders and settlers, those escaping the summer... — Updated 5/19/2014


Summertime Is Coming

Remember to look out for your free copy of the 2014 Summertime magazine in Thursday's paper.... — Updated 5/19/2014


Memorial Day Parade Set For Saturday - Brevard NC

American Legion Post 88 will again sponsor the 2014 Memorial Day Parade and Day of Remembrance Ceremony this Saturday in cooperation with the Heart of Brevard's White Squirrel... — Updated 5/19/2014


News of Organizations

Democratic Party The Transylvania County Democratic Party Executive Committee will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the County Community Services Building located on the corner of Morgan... — Updated 5/19/2014


Hudgins, Sproule Exchange Vows

Kristin Grace Hudgins, of Columbia, S.C. and Robert Henry Alexander Sproule, of Belfast, Northern Ireland, were married lakeside May 16, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at Rumbling Bald Resort... — Updated 5/19/2014

 By Park Baker    News

New 'Hunger Coalition' Group Formed – Brevard NC

The rising number of undernourished people in the county has led to the creation of a new new group — the Transylvania County Hunger Coalition. While still in the planning stages, the organization’s goal will be to work with MA... — Updated 5/19/2014


Births In Transylvania

Summer Diane McCora Edwin and Kristin McCora, of Charlotte, N.C., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Summer Diane McCora, born May 3, 2014, at CMC-University Hospital in Charlotte. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and... — Updated 5/19/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Board Continues Work On Land Use Ordinance – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Planning Board continued its work crafting the county’s new high-impact land use ordinance at their monthly meeting last Thursday. The Planning Board previously discussed the ordinance at last month’s... — Updated 5/19/2014


Hawkins Issues Press Release-Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The following was submitted on behalf of Transylvania County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins. On April 14, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners formed an 11-person Board of Directors for a new economic... — Updated 5/19/2014


Helen Maner Mixson Ware

Helen Maner Mixson Ware, of See-Off Mountain, born July 21, 1911, died peacefully at Transylvania Regional Hospital of natural causes, May 16, 2014. Her daughter and son and their spouses were with her at death. Born in Union, S.C.... — Updated 5/19/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chairman Tries To Clear Up Any EDO Confusion - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The following article is a supplementary piece to Commission Chair Mike Hawkins’ news release (see adjacent story) that contains his response to questions about the Independent Economic Development Task... — Updated 5/19/2014

 By Derek McKissock    News

Meeting Planned To Discuss Glen Cannon - Brevard NC

A group of local citizens has organized a public meeting on Tuesday to allow for concerns to be aired and a “plan of action” to be formed on the Glen Cannon Country Club property. Meanwhile, Josh Leder, who has an option to... — Updated 5/19/2014


Robert "Bob" Lane Plemmons

Robert "Bob" Lane Plemmons, 63, of Pisgah Forest, passed away at his home Wednesday, March 5, 2014. He was born in Asheville May 31, 1950. He was preceded in death by his loving... — Updated 5/19/2014


Carroll A. Metcalf

Carroll A. Metcalf, 76, of Mills River, met Jesus face to face Monday, May 12, 2014. Remaining here is his wife, Delores; three children, Cindy (Tom) West, Robert Metcalf and Sondra Owensby, and their families, which include four... — Updated 5/19/2014


Luna Mooney Cauley

Luna Mooney Cauley, 79, of Charlotte, N.C., departed this life and entered into eternal life Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C. A native of Pisgah Forest, she was the daughter of the... — Updated 5/19/2014


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