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Articles from the August 12, 2013 edition

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Flag Thief

On Monday, Aug. 5 at Kmart I took the Marine Corp and POW flags off my wheelchair and left them inside the automatic door space. When I came back someone had stolen them. I would not think anyone from this county would do this. I think that maybe a...

 

Real Estate Transactions for July Announced

The following real estate transactions for July were recorded by the Register of Deeds in the Transylvania County Courthouse. The transactions are divided into two categories: individual and business. Individual July 31 in Brevard, Holly A. Small...

 

Elijah Kade Young

Holly Gribbon and Justin Young, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Kade Young, born Aug. 7, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. His grandparents are Gary Young, Dollie...

 

Chloe Elizabeth Brickner

Richard Brickner and Krystal Smith, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Elizabeth Brickner, born Aug. 5, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces. Her grandparents are...

 

Kenzie Jade Deaver

Aubrey and Shasta Deaver, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kenzie Jade Deaver, born July 3, 2013, at Park Ridge Hospital in Hendersonville. She weighed 7 pounds, 9...

 

News of Organizations

Brain Tumor Support The WNC Brain Tumor Support’s monthly meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6:15-8 p.m. at MAHEC Biltmore Campus, 121 Hendersonville Road in Asheville. They will be discussing caregivers, their role and resources...

 

Agricultural Development Fund Announces Grants

The Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded more than $1.9 million to help communities across the state protect farmland and promote agricultural enterprises, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 12, 2013

Electrical Fire Guts Rental Home - Brevard NC

A large fire burned down most of a residence located off Sugarloaf Road and the remainder of the home gutted Friday shortly before noon. Fire crews responded to a call that went out 11:53 a.m. of a...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 12, 2013

Child's Autopsy Results Pending - Brevard NC

Investigators say there are no new developments in the case of 4-year-old Lance Duncan, who died after being left in a hot van for several hours in May. Det. Johnny Nicholson, with the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, said the case is at a...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 12, 2013

Chief: No Improper Actions By City Officers - Brevard NC

After a formal request for an investigation into the actions of his officers, Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said he has found no evidence of improper procedure. The formal complaint was filed by Sheila Alexander, mother of Michael Kitchen, who...

 

Transylvania Co. Cooperative Extension Service Gets Grant From Nourishing North Carolina

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has awarded the Transylvania County Cooperative Extension Service a grant through Nourishing North Carolina, a statewide community garden effort making local, healthy food more accessible to...

 

Master Gardner - Preventing Bank Erosion In A Time Of Deluge

By Kathleen Barnes Transylvania Extension Master Gardener Back in February, when I signed up to write a column on preventing erosion, I never imagined I’d be trying to cope with the deluge in July that left an unprecedented 26 inches-plus of rain...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 12, 2013

Teacher Sets Trail Hike Record – Brevard NC

Former Transylvania County schoolteacher Matt Kirk set a record for the fastest self-supported hike of the 2,186-mile-long Appalachian Trail Wednesday by completing the hike in 58 days, 9 hours and...

 

Pure Pets Relocates To Former Auction House

Pure Pets has moved two blocks to 210 S. Broad Street across from the library. Pure Pets is a locally owned pet supply store specializing in healthy, natural foods, safe and fun toys, as well as hard... Full story

 

Transylvania Regional Hospital Hosts Estate Planning Program

Estate planning is making a plan in advance and naming who you want to receive the things you own after you die. Your estate is comprised of everything you own — your car, home, other real estate,...

 

Legal Notices for Aug. 12, 2013

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE PURSUANT TO NORTH CAROLINA G.S. 44A-43 1. Name and Address of Lienor: SHERWOOD SELF STORAGE, Inc. 8435 Greenville Hwy. (South U.S. Highway 276) Cedar Mountain, NC 28718; (828)885-8311 2. Property Being Sold: Various items of per...

 

National Antique Car Tour Comes To Transylvania

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) is sponsoring the National Southeastern Divisional Tour in Flat Rock Aug. 18-21. The Great Smoky Mountains Region of Western North Carolina and the...

 

Motorcyclists' 'Diaper Run'Will Benefit The Children's Center

Volunteers at the Children’s Center of Transylvania County normally hear nothing louder than the whimper of a baby or the giggle of a toddler. But on Sept. 21 they’re hoping for the roar of motorcycles. That’s when the center is holding its Rid...

 

Menopause Workshop Slated At Library

The average age for a woman to begin menopause in this country is 51, according to the Mayo Clinic. A woman going through “the change” no longer needs to worry about pregnancy, which is a relief to some, but the physical and emotional symptoms...

 

Senior Resource Network Being Revamped -Brevard NC

A retooling is underway of the Senior Resource Network, the local volunteer organization comprised of senior executives, managers and professionals who provide consulting and advisory services. The county’s Planning and Economic Development...

 

Rise & Shine Looks For Volunteers

Neighbors in Ministry Inc. Rise & Shine, an after-school and summer enrichment program is looking for volunteers. Bethany Acker, executive director said. “We need volunteers to tutor and support our students. If you have a love for children in...

 

Leadership Changes

In the past week, Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Libby Freeman announced that she will be stepping down at the beginning of November and the Brevard Music Center has announced the hiring of Mark Weinstein as its next...

 

Marketing Campaign Putting Brevard In Spotlight - Brevard NC

There are many exceptional mountain towns in the United States, but for this year, at least, Brevard has been elevated to the top of the list. The community was voted as this year’s feature town for Native Eyewear’s 2013 Locals Only Project, a...

 

New Shelter

A week ago Saturday, a vision for many Transylvanians was realized: the new animal shelter opened on Calvert Road near Rosman. For years, local residents had known the old shelter on Ross Road was obsolete. It was fit for neither man nor animal. In...

 

Ashamed Of Legislature

I just read two letters in the Opinion section of the Monday, Aug. 5 Transylvania Times, one by James Plair and another by Nina Shippen. They point out the extreme difference in opinion about the legislation being passed by our state legislators....

 

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