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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 14, 2018

Public Hearing Held On County Budget

The courthouse, education funding and fire district tax rates dominated Tuesday's public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million Transylvania County general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned. Brevard Police Chief...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 14, 2018

Judge Hands Down Prison Sentences After Hearing Pleas

Judge Bradley Letts heard a handful of pleas Monday during the Transylvania County Superior Court term, which lasted just one day. Lana Norton Reese, who pleaded guilty to 14 felony charges, was sentenced to 44 to 66 months in prison. Reese pleaded...

 

Public Warned About Bear Encounters In Pisgah District

Pisgah National Forest officials are warning visitors to Bent Creek Experimental Forest and Black Balsam on the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look out for black bears. Increased reports of bear activity in these areas indicate that visitors...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 14, 2018

Town Of Rosman Strikes Leachate Deal With Gaia Herbs

The town of Rosman has entered into an agreement with Gaia Herbs to take up to two truck loads, about 4,000 gallons, of leachate, Monday through Friday, from its plant and process it through the town’s wastewater treatment system. Leachate is...

 

Importance Of Fathers

Not that long ago, the perceived role of fathers in a family was primarily that of the breadwinner. The responsibility of taking care of and raising the children rested with mothers. When it came to relating to children, fathers often focused on...

 

Not All Milkweed Spreads

Allow me to discuss milkweed in our gardens a bit more. Common milkweed, Asclepias syricaca, does spread by rhizomes and needs space to do that. It is drought tolerant, and the blooms are pinkish and have a lovely fragrance reminiscent of lilacs....

 

Duck Race To Benefit TC Arts Council Youth Programs

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced that ducks are now available to sponsor for the big race on July 4. The Duck Race will be held at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Cree...

 

Sun Studios' Blake Ellege At 185 King Street

Blake Ellege and the Sun Studios Band will present "Sun Studios: Live in Concert" at 185 King Street in Brevard on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m. Written and produced by Ellege, the performance is an...

 

Dori Freeman Takes Stage At The Library Summer Concert Series

The Transylvania County Library's Summer Concert Series is in gear and the Friends of the Library are proud to host singer-songwriter Dori Freeman this Friday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the library's...

 

'Color Our World' At Asheville Gallery Of Arts

Asheville Gallery of Art's June show, Color Our World," will feature the work of Reda Kay whose use of vividly bold color and symbolism captures the essence of time and place. The show runs June 1-30...

 

Farmers' Market Celebrates Dads

This Saturday, June 16, the Transylvania Farmers’ Market celebrates dads from 8 a.m. to noon, with a Father’s Day Celebration. The morning’s free event includes: •Free treats (cookies by Tastebud Temptations) and free drawings for market...

 

Habitat Showhouse, Sale Set For Saturday

The Transylvania Habitat for Humanity third annual showhouse and sale will be held Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the home of John and Barbara Walter, located at 1364 Salola Lane. This...

 

Get Ready, Get Set, Go... To The Best Book Sale In The South Set For Saturday

Book lovers will swoon when the doors to Brevard College's Boshamer Gym open this Saturday at 10 a.m. for the AAUW Book Sale. "Oh my goodness. I had no idea how huge this is and it's all organized....

 

Connestee Falls Awards Scholarship To Mann

Hayleigh Mann received her first Connestee Falls scholarship in 2015, when she was a freshman at Brevard College. Now in her junior year, Mann will tell you that that first Connestee scholarship was...

 

Two Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarships Awarded

Conserving Carolina has awarded two scholarships to Julia Smith and Kaylin Lewandowski, of Brevard High School and Rosman High School, respectively. The two local graduates each received a one-time award of $1,500. The memorial scholarship was...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Honors Law Enforcement Training Graduates

The Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program recently graduated 11 cadets. Family, friends, faculty and staff were present as the college honored the college's 32nd...

 

Brevard High School Class Of 1948 Holds Its 70th Reunion

The 1948 graduates of Brevard High School held their 70th reunion on June 8, 2018 at Pisgah Fish Camp from noon to 3 p.m. There were 77 members of the class at graduation. Fifty-five of those are now...

 

Sallie Wallace

Sallie Wallace, a resident of Brevard, died peacefully in her sleep at Asheville Specialty Hospital Friday, June 8, 2018, after many weeks of fierce struggling with a number of health issues. She...

 

Wells Fargo Grants Funding For 'Families & Money' Collaborative

On May 12, Wells Fargo granted $6,000 to United Way of Transylvania County to fund the 'Families & Money' collaborative program. The Families & Money program is a United Way of Transylvania...

 

Wrinkles Meet The Quick Organic FaceLift

For those getting older, wrinkles are a part of life, a natural part of aging. There is now a product that can change the appearance of wrinkles in just one minute a day. Patti Beggs, owner of...

 

EXIT Mountain Realty To Raise Funds To Benefit Transylvania Habitat For Humanity

EXIT Realty Corp. International has announced that it has committed to match funds raised by EXIT Mountain Realty to benefit the Transylvania Habitat for Humanity. EXIT Mountain Realty, with locations in Brevard and Hendersonville, is part of the...

 

Legal notices: June 14, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E194 EXECUTOR’S –- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Administrators of the Estate of Carolyn McCall Austin of...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

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