Articles from the July 2, 2018 edition

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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... — Updated 7/2/2018


Heart Of Brevard Seeks Volunteers For The 4th Of July

The 4th of July festival is just around the corner. This year the Heart of Brevard is expecting record crowds and lots of great fun. However, there is also no festival that happens without a volunteer force. HOB has several... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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.... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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,... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


"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 Pittsburg... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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,... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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,... — Updated 7/2/2018


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... — Updated 7/2/2018


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