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Legal Notices For September 3, 2015

AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 15 SP 48 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by William E. Bentley, Sr., David L. Dobbins, Jr. and Stephanie M. Dobbins to W.R. Starkey, Jr., Trustee(s), dated the... Full story

 

Cradle Board Joins Chamber In Support Of Ecusta Trail - Brevard NC

A Sept. 1 statement supporting the Ecusta Trail project issued by the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors has been joined by one from the Cradle of Forestry in America...

 

School Superintendent Tackles Q&A

Editor's Note: Transylvania County Schools released the following Q&A with Superintendent Jeff McDaris. Q: How would you describe the start of school? McDaris: On the first morning, I heard from at...

 

Warmer Climate Affects Trout

Even though cooler temperatures are projected for this weekend and fall is just a few weeks away, they mask the fact that higher than normal temperatures have occurred across the eastern seaboard. The projected high for New York City for today, Sept....

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    September 3, 2015

Clemson Park Design Plans Updated -Brevard NC

A city of Brevard committee met earlier this week to discuss three beautification projects geared at drawing more development downtown. The city's Downtown Master Plan committee met with Boone design...

 

Chapman Responds

(Editor’s Note: The following is a letter from Commissioner Larry Chapman to a member of the NAACP in response to his position dissolving the Human Relations Council. He also forwarded this letter to The Transylvania Times so that citizens can...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    September 3, 2015

Man Admits Trying To Run Over Deputy - Brevard NC

An Arden man admitted to trying to run over a Transylvania County sheriff's deputy during a routine traffic stop in July of 2013. Andrew Bryson, 32, of 522 Long Shoals Road, Arden, pleaded guilty Aug....

 

Remember

There was a time in our lives when things were simpler and much easier to understand when we went about our daily lives. The kids had breakfast at the table with Mom and Dad before heading off to school and Mom always spoke to us about how to...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 3, 2015

Locals Are Heading West To Fight Fires - Brevard NC

More than 70 N.C. Forest Service personnel are currently helping fight fires in the western United States. The U.S. Forest Service has reported that more than 30,000 firefighters have been called in, the largest number in 15 years. Pisgah Ranger...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    September 3, 2015

Brevard Man Facing Felony Gun Charge, Assault Charge – Brevard NC

A Brevard man is facing felony gun charges after a domestic incident in which police say he assaulted his wife on Aug. 28. Russell C. Owen, 44, of 245 Old Woods Road, was charged with possession of a...

 

David Michael Browne

Early last Thursday, Aug.27, 2015, one of Brevard’s more recognizable residents left to join his parents, David and Mary Ellen Browne, his Uncle Bob and his brother Kirk for coffee at one of heaven’s more popular cafes. David Michael Browne, most...

 

James Bruce Coltrane

James Bruce Coltrane, 85, of Greenville, S.C., and formerly of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville. A native of High Point, N.C., he was the son of the late James Bruce and Eleanor Craven Coltrane. In...

 

Mildred H. Moone

Mildred H. Mooney, 79, of Hendersonville, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. Born Nov. 10, 1936, she was the wife of Benny Mooney, formerly of Pisgah Forest, and daughter of the late Clossen Monroe and Bessie Hopper. In addition to...

 

R. Bryan Sprouse

R. Bryan Sprouse, 47, of Burnsville, N.C., passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Born in Transylvania County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Bobby Joe and Vivian Crowe...

 

Bank Alerts Public About Counterfeit $20 bills-Brevard NC

United Community Bank issued an alert that they were passed a counterfeit $20 bills Tuesday afternoon from one of their merchants in Rosman. These bills are also circulating in Henderson County. The Heart of Brevard is asking anyone with...

 

Hold On

Brevard Rock Gym hosted a bouldering competition last Saturday and local rock hounds turned up to show what they were made of. Competitors had to climb set routes and get two signatures to show that...

 

Get A Grip

The local climbing community came out to support the climbing competition at Brevard Rock Gym last Saturday, with more than 35 people registered to compete. (Times photos by Park B...

 

Pisgah Hikers Offers Walks For All Levels – Brevard NC

Garrison Keillor, the host of National Public Radio's "Prairie Home Companion," advises "Walk out the door and find good health. There is no fever that a 10-mile hike can't cure." According to Gregory...

 

Cast Iron Art Pieces On Display At Brevard College – Brevard NC

The Fe (the chemical symbol for iron) exhibit at Brevard College's art building is available for viewing through Sept. 25. "The Iron Glove" was created by Heath Turner of Kansas City, Mo. (Times...

 

Families Encouraged To Apply For Free Peak Healthy Lifestyle Program – Brevard NC

Is your family at the Peak of health? If not, there’s a new free program designed to help families to reach the Peak of health together. The PEAK program will showcase fun, easy ways to weave healthy living practices into everyday life, even for...

 

Hogsed Family Reunion Planned – Brevard NC

The Hogsed Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center located at 461 Connestee Road in Brevard. Doors open at 9 a.m. Covered dish lunch begins at 1 p.m. Join family and friends for the annual reunion which has...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Blantyre Baptist Blantyre Baptist Church located on King Road in Pisgah Forest will have its homecoming Sunday, Sept. 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Mike Miller will be speaking and Mark 209 from Nashville, Tenn. will be singing with a fellowship...

 

Philharmonic Season Opens With Tchaikovsky Concerto – Brevard NC

The 39th season of Brevard's own symphony orchestra opens on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m. at Brevard College's Porter Center for the Performing Arts with the 2010 winner of the Classical...

 

K.T. Vandyke To Perform Thursday – Brevard NC

K.T. Vandyke will perform Thursday, Sept. 3 at 8 p.m. Event is free for members and $5 for nonmembers. Tickets and information at 185kingst.com. Born in the deep black diamond hills of southwestern Virginia, K.T. Vandyke is a unique and gripping...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers To Play For WCU Friends Of The Arts – Brevard NC

Grammy Award-winning bluegrass supergroup Steep Canyon Rangers will perform at a membership concert for the Western Carolina University Friends of the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, on campus....

 

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