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Legal Announcements for July 2, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18-E-197 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Judith L. Mashburn of Transylvania... Full story

 

BMC Presents R.E.M.'s Mike Mills' Rock Violin Concerto - Brevard, NC

The multi-instru-mentalist, composer and founding member of one of the most influential American rock bands ever, R.E.M's Mike Mills, will perform his Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and String...

 

Sauciers Release 'Mountain Blue' Photo Book - Brevard, NC

Early on a beautiful spring morning last year, local photographer Les Saucier stood at Looking Glass Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway with his soon-to-be-wife, Janet Garrity, photographing the huge...

 

New At The Library: Not All Children Are Wired The Same

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Cohen, Jon. “Harry’s Trees.” When Harry’s wife dies unexpectedly, he leaves everything behind and hides out in Pennsylvania’s mountains. His goal is to...

 

McCoy, Hulin Engagement Announced - Brevard, NC

Mr. Bart McCoy, of Mills River, N.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Adinda Morgan, of Brevard, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ella McCoy, to Price Hulin. The bride-elect is a...

 

Local P.E.O. Member Honored

Joyce Weaver was recently honored at the P.E.O. State Convention in Raleigh. Her chair was adorned with a gold balloon signifying her as a "Golden Girl" for her 55 years of membership. She is...

 

Destination: Twin Falls

This week's destination hike is Twin Falls in the Headwaters State Forest. This waterfall is at the headwaters of the East Fork River, one of the main cold-water tributaries of the French Broad...

 

DuPont Hosts Free Summer Educational Programs

Rangers from Holmes Educational State Forest and DuPont State Recreational Forest have teamed up to offer free summer educational programs at DuPont State Recreational Forest. Programs will be offered in several locations and are open on a...

 

Trail Report For The Week Of July 2, 2018

The Trail Report is sponsored by Sycamore Cycles. •The following gravel forest service roads are closed: Wolf Ford Road (FS 476) Pilot Mountain Road (FS 229) Ivestor Gap Gate (FS 816) •Tree down on Weed Patch Mountain trail •Trees down on...

 

Ailene Adcock Ashe

Ailene Adcock Ashe, 74, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018. She was born Nov. 4, 1943, in Henderson County, to the late Ceiville Warren Adcock and Bessie Goodwin Adcock. She was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Mark...

 

"Bob" Walters

It is with deep sadness that the family of Robert G. Walters shares the news that he passed away June 25, 2018, at age 90. A resident of Brevard since 1992, he was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. After servin...

 

Allen Wayne Chilson

Allen Wayne Chilson, 83, of Brevard, passed away June 30, 2018. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of the late Wayne Allen and Belva Fisher Chilson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by grandson, Jeremy Chilson;...

 

Terry Lane Whitlock

Terry Lane Whitlock, 73, passed away after an extended battle with cancer, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Easley Baptist Hospital. Born Sept. 27, 1944, in Pickens County, he was the son of the late Geneva Johnson Whitlock and James H. Whitlock Sr. He...

 

Freedom For All

(This editorial is being reprinted from the July 2, 2015, issue of The Transylvania Times.) “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that...

 

Time For Some Commissioners To Go

The commissioners’ decision last Monday to step back from the precipice of relocating our courthouse is welcome. However, less palatable was the spectacle of four of the five commissioners subjecting the public gallery to almost an hour of...

 

Thankful For Green's Return

A big thank you to Barbara Green, who returned from retirement to serve as the interim director of the Silvermont Opportunity Center. Interesting programs for senior citizens were scheduled, visitors were welcomed and potential issues were resolved...

 

Sentence Exacerbates Problem

Last Monday’s paper, June 25, carried a story about Marc Hayes Thompson being sentenced to serve a minimum of 10 years in prison for stealing drugs from Transylvania Regional Hospital. According to District Attorney Greg Newman, “This was a...

 

Better Patrol Of Rosman Highway Needed

From June 18-22 there were at least three accidents on Rosman Highway from the Marathon station to SavMor grocery store. Why is this section of highway not patrolled more? I live in this area and know full well the 45 mph speed limit is totally...

 

President Uses Hateful Speech

This is in response to the letter referring to “Trump haters.” I was raised to understand that I am expected to treat others the way I want to be treated. I was also raised to understand that when I came down to breakfast in a rotten mood and...

 

The 'End Times' Are Near

In all of my years, I never thought I would see so much disarray and discourse among so many people on so many issues in this county, state and country. It would be humorous if not so unbelievable. Things I thought I would never see: a time when law...

 

BMS Announces Honor Roll For Fourth Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Josiah Casey, Elijah Eubanks, Meleah Foster, Julia Hardy, Ruby Harris, Noah McLauchlin, Hannah Megown,...

 

Toxaway Falls Garden Club Presents Three Scholarships

The Toxaway Falls Garden Club has announced the recipients of its annual scholarship program. These scholarship recipients were members of the Tigers Junior Garden Club at T.C. Henderson Elementary...

 

Brevard High FFA Has An Exceptional Week In Raleigh

The Brevard FFA chapter had an exciting week in Raleigh at the North Carolina State FFA Convention and Expo. First, we would like to congratulate Daniel Toole. After many months of preparation and...

 

Sheffield Receives LGFCU Scholarship

Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) congratulates Emily Louise Sheffield, the recipient of an LGFCU Scholarship Award. Sheffield will use the scholarship to study at University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is one of 120 high school...

 

United Way And Transylvania Regional Hospital Present Free Program 'Life, Death And Taxes'

Everyone has to deal with life, death and taxes. The topics are challenging and have long-lasting consequences. Planning ahead can reduce stress, and talking with experienced advisors can increase the odds that the processes are easier to deal with....

 

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