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 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Brevard Man Gets 17 Years In Prison In Child Pornography Case-Brevard NC

A Brevard man will spend more than 17 years in federal prison after admitting to having and sharing child pornography. Robert J. Lamb, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger to 207...

 

DA: Henderson Sheriff's Deputies Cleared In Fatal Shooting-Brevard NC

The three Henderson County Sheriff's Deputies involved in the shooting death of 60-year-old Kay Campbell last month have been cleared of any criminal prosecution, according to District Attorney Greg Newman. "It is customary in these situations for...

 

Legal Notices for May 19, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 16-E-114 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Elvin Joe Byars (Byers) of Transylvania...

 

Pisgah Forest Elementary's Kristi Clark Named Teacher Of The Year-Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools today recognized staff achievements. Kristi Clark (third from left) was named teacher of the year, while Amanda Metcalf (second from left) was named teacher assistant of...

 

Needed: Mature Leadership

“The saner course would be for the General Assembly to take up the issue, which it has effectively tabled, conduct thoughtful hearings and work out a reasonable balance of interests.” -Jim Martin, former two-term Republican governor of North...

 

Bike Path Courtesy

Bicyclists share their “bike path” with a lot of walkers, young, old, with or without dogs. They travel almost silently! I don’t think they realize just how silent they are. I walk my dog at least three times a day on that path and I don’t...

 

Importance Of Primary Voting

Because Mark Meadows, our Republican candidate for House of Representatives District 11, has no Republican challenger, there is no Republican ballot for the June, 2016 primary election. However, there is an election that is very important to conserva...

 

Barnabas John Froystad

Barnabas John Froystad, of Cashiers and Brevard, died May 13, 2016. He was 28 years old. He is survived by his parents, John and Lee Froystad and the love of his life, Brook Smathers; her daughter,...

 

Myirl Lee Chappell

Myirl Lee Chappell, 76, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Hovey and Ellie Alexander Chappell. A sister, Effie Reeves, also preceded her in death. Survivors include two...

 

Sarah Elvira Siniard Landreth

There will be a “Celebration of Life” gathering Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 2-4 p.m. at St. Timothy United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in memory of the life of Sarah S. Landreth, who passed away May 3, 2016, after a short battle with...

 

Marjorie Duquette Shepherd

Marjorie Duquette Shepherd, 87, born in Port Washington, N.Y. and longtime resident of Lake Toxaway, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Gaylord Oscar...

 

Troy Wayne Lankford

Troy Wayne Lankford, 78, of Rosman, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, after a protracted illness, at Mission Memorial Hospital in Asheville. He was born Sept. 11, 1937, in Tyler, Texas. He married Paulette Glazener May 15, 1960, enjoying 56 years of...

 

Legion Sponsoring Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 28 – Brevard NC

The American Legion Post 88 in Brevard has announced it’s continuing sponsorship of the annual Memorial Day Parade and Day of Remembrance ceremony Saturday, May 28, at 9 a.m. American Legion Post 88 welcomes any and all veterans, military members,...

 

Thermograms To Be Offered – Brevard NC

Cindy Sullivan, CCT, clinical travel thermographer nurse, will be offering screening breast thermograms at Metcalf Pharmacy located at 50 Asheville Highway in Brevard Friday, June 10. Appointments are available. Thermography is a noninvasive,...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Blantyre Baptist Blantyre Baptist Church in Pisgah Forest will be hosting a gospel concert this Sunday, May 22, at 11 a.m. featuring the Chosen Edition Quartet from Hendersonville. Pastor Ron Nelson and the congregation invite the public to attend an...

 

PEAK Program Offered For Families To Play Outside – Brevard NC

Last month, several Transylvania County families enjoyed an afternoon of family adventures through the PEAK program—a United Way collaborative grant for Family Health & Wellness. The PEAK program is open to the public and provided by Mountain...

 

Heart Of Brevard Seeks Volunteers – Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard is seeking volunteers for the 13th annual White Squirrel Festival, May 27-29. Shifts are two-four hours. Contact volunteer@brevardnc.org....

 

Chris Smith To Play At Farmers Market Saturday – Brevard NC

Singer-songwriter Chris Smith will play the Transylvania Farmers Market this Saturday morning, May 21. Smith has played in various bands over the years, but he's been playing mostly solo shows since...

 

Heath, Rose And Freeway Revival To Headline Shows – Brevard NC

Ashley Heath & Her Heathens will be at 185 King Street this Thursday, May 19, at 8 p.m. Heath is a singer/songwriter from Marshall who plays a wide range of Americana music. Her interest in songwr...

 

Harrienger Receives New Boerner Scholarship – Brevard NC

When Livia Harrienger began her college search, she was convinced she wanted to attend a large university. That is, until she visited Brevard. The Watertown, N.Y., native soon fell in love with the...

 

Duke Recognizes Brevard Middle And Rosman Middle School Students – Transylvania County NC

Students from Brevard and Rosman middle schools were recently recognized for their performances in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Brevard Middle’s Pearl Brown, Clare Kennerly, Frank Parsons, Eda Riemann Royer and Ada Weaver...

 

90th Birthday Celebration

Marybelle Smith Humphries, of Forest City, N.C., formerly of Pisgah Forest and Brevard, celebrated her 90th birthday Friday, May 13, 2016, with a dinner hosted by her daughter, Mabel Smith Young and...

 

Grants Celebrate 50 Years

Betsy and Dave Grant, of Brevard, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Lake Greenwood in South Carolina. The couple was married May 21, 1966, in Chattanooga, Tenn. They...

 

News Of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest At the May 25 meeting of the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest, the guest speaker will be the club’s Joan VanOrman. Since her year as club president, Joan has been very involved with setting up and maintaining our club’s...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    May 19, 2016

Water, Sewer Projects Have Big Impact On City Budget - Brevard NC

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland Monday presented a $34.9 million proposed budget for the 2016/2017 fiscal year, a more than $10 million increase. The budget also includes a .75-cent tax increase, which would pay for manning the fire station at...

 

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