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Articles from the May 12, 2014 edition

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Playoff Brackets Set For Baseball, Softball, Soccer

The N.C. High School Athletic Association has posted brackets for baseball, softball and soccer, and all five teams from the two area high schools have made the cut. The playoffs are set to begin Wednesday afternoon, with the... — Updated 5/13/2014 Full story


Legal Notices for May 12 2014

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, Transylvania County... — Updated 5/13/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Frederick Gordon Remembered For Legacy - Brevard NC

Frederick Gordon, Brevard native and long-time pastor at Bethel "A" Baptist Church who passed away last Sunday, leaves a lasting legacy of service both in the local community as... — Updated 5/12/2014


Tata Trotters

The 5th Annual Tata Trot was held Saturday in Rosman. The event raises money to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Transylvania County. Among the participants... — Updated 5/12/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Solar Panels Pay Off – Brevard NC

"Sharing food with those who have none." That is part of the Bread of Life food pantry's mission and while that mission is a noble one – serving hundreds of those less fortunate... — Updated 5/12/2014


Transylvania County Celebrates Older Americans Month May 21 – Brevard NC

“Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow” is the theme of the Older Americans Conference to be held Wednesday, May 21, at the Transylvania County Lib-rary in the Rogow Room from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Registration begins at 8:30. The confe... — Updated 5/12/2014


Local United Way Leaders Travel To Lobby Capitol Hill – Brevard NC

Steve Pulliam, executive director of United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC), Jim Trefz, UWTC past president, and Stoney Blevins, director of Transylvania County Department of Soci... — Updated 5/12/2014


County Library To Conduct Survey – Brevard NC

Through May 31, the Transylvania County Library will be conducting an online survey to find out how patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives. This... — Updated 5/12/2014


Mediation Center Offers Interactive Training Classes – Brevard NC

Transylvania County residents intent upon improving their skills as peacemakers can do so by participating in one of several community mediation training classes now being offered by The Mediation Center. This training is ideal... — Updated 5/12/2014


Ash Grove Cabins & Camping Announces 'Camping For A Cause' For 2014 – Brevard NC

Ash Grove Mountain Cabins & Camping has announced their “Camping for a Cause” events for 2014. The May 16 event will benefit TAAG and the Sept. 12 recipient will be Brevard Little Theatre. Ash Grove began the program in 2010,... — Updated 5/12/2014


Last Chance For Farm To Fork Dinner Tickets – Brevard NC

Just a few tickets remain for “Spring Fling,” a Wild Indigo Catering Farm to Fork dinner with an emphasis on eating local, organic, and seasonal food. The seven course themed dinner, presented by Wild Indigo Catering and held... — Updated 5/12/2014


Silvermont Gardens Site For Monarch Butterfly Presentation May 13 – Brevard NC

Transylvania County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers invite the public to join them for their monthly meeting May 13 at 10:15 a.m. at the County Extension Office, 98 E. Morgan Street. A presentation titled “The Monarch... — Updated 5/12/2014


Young Trotter

Young and old took part in the 5th Annual Tata Trot held Saturday in Rosman. (Above) Ten-year-old Brittany Zachary was among those who ran to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Transylvania County.... — Updated 5/12/2014


Crafters Set Open Jury Night – Brevard NC

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 6:30-8 p.m., the Transylvania County Hand-crafters Guild will be hosting an Open House to invite perspective members to join the guild and have their crafts juried. The event will take place at the VFW... — Updated 5/12/2014


Births In Transylvania

Ryder Luke Murray Steffanie King and Mark Murray, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryder Luke Murray, born May 9, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces,... — Updated 5/12/2014


News of Organizations

Ikenobo Ikebana The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, May 15, at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the First Congregational Church of Hendersonville, 1735 Fifth Avenue West... — Updated 5/12/2014


9th Annual Life Banquet Set – Brevard NC

Christian Andzel will be the keynote speaker at The Center for Women's annual life banquet being held May 22 at 6:30 at Brevard First Baptist Church. Andzel was adopted from... — Updated 5/12/2014


Got Too Many Books? AAUW Has The Answer – Brevard NC

AAUW is calling for books. If your book shelves are overflowing, if you are downsizing for a move, or if you are settling the estate of a relative, the American Association of... — Updated 5/12/2014


Community Garden Ready For Planting, Hosting Supper - Brevard NC

All who love gardens are invited to a party for the Rice Street Community Garden. The garden, which is celebrating the start of its third full year, donates all of its produce to Bread of Life and Sharing House. The weekend’s... — Updated 5/12/2014


Law and Order-Brevard NC

• Frank Hardy III, 50, was arrested and charged with a felony possession of crack cocaine on April 27, according to the Brevard Police Department (BPD) . Hardy was allegedly a passenger in a vehicle that made a turn to avoid a... — Updated 5/12/2014


Sheriff's Office Gets 'Lifesaver' Program - Brevard NC

The Project Lifesaver program, designed to track and rescue those with cognitive conditions who tend to wander, is coming to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. The service answers a critical need for protecting people at... — Updated 5/12/2014


Local Mattress Winner Announced – Brevard NC

Russell Wells of Brevard has won the grand prize of a Simmons Recharge queen mattress set offered by Mountain Home & Mattress as part of their "Fifth Anniversary Sale." "We're... — Updated 5/12/2014


Beverly Sorrells Jones

Beverly Sorrells Jones, precious wife, mother and grandmother, passed from this Earth into Heaven and straight into the arms of Jesus, May 5, 2014, surrounded by her family. We are... — Updated 5/12/2014 Full story

 By Derek McKissock    News

Economic Advisory Board Wants County To Clarify-Brevard NC

Confusion about the Board of Commissioners’ proposed next steps on economic development underlined much of the discussion last week by the county’s Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) during its regular meeting. The EDAB... — Updated 5/12/2014


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