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Articles from the September 14, 2015 edition

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Lawyer Explains Pros, Cons Of Iranian Deal

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Barclay, Linwood. “Broken Promise.” After the loss of his marriage and business, David moves back to his hometown to be closer to family. Just as... — Updated 9/14/2015


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 By Kayla Lead    Arts

BC Music Faculty To Perform – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Music Department will ring in the new academic year with its annual Faculty Showcase Concert Saturday, Sept. 19, in The Porter Center for Performing Arts at... — Updated 9/14/2015


Sports Have Played Prominent Role In County

The Smithsonian traveling exhibit, "Hometown Teams," is now up at the library. As part of the Museum on Main Street program, the goal is to bring the Smithsonian to small towns... — Updated 9/14/2015


Cradle Of Forestry To Host 'Bring Back The Monarchs' – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to attend the “Bring Back the Monarchs” program Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Forest Discovery Center. Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist Joyce Pearsall will present this... — Updated 9/14/2015


C.A.R.E. Holds Third Annual Overdose Awareness Event – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County C.A.R.E. Coalition held its third annual Overdose Awareness Event at the Transylvania County Library Sunday, Aug. 30. Additional sponsors were Gordon's... — Updated 9/14/2015


Local United Way Completes 2015 Requirements – Brevard NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) has fulfilled the 2015 United Way Worldwide (UWW) membership requirements. The local agency has been a qualified member in good standing... — Updated 9/14/2015


Ideas Needed

The recently opened Off-Road Research Group at 5750 Asheville Highway (just over Little Mountain) is currently looking for ideas to convert a Ford Explorer into the ultimate... — Updated 9/14/2015


Lake Learning

Professors Jon Buford and Jenny Kafsky instruct the Brevard College Wilderness Leadership 101 class on the lake last week at Camp High Rocks. Paddle stroke is key to an efficient... — Updated 9/14/2015

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Artist Dreams Of Creating A Sculpture Foundry - Brevard NC

A local artist is hoping a sculpture foundry will help draw thousands of tourists and artists to Brevard, expanding an already vibrant art community and help art become the driving... — Updated 9/14/2015


Singing In The Mountains

The three-day Mountain Song Festival came to a close Sunday after another successful run. Those attending at Brevard Music Center were treated to, among others, Ricky Skaggs, Steve... — Updated 9/14/2015

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Horse Shoe Man Accused Of Lake Toxaway B&E - Brevard NC

Police say a 33-year-old man broke into a home in Lake Toxaway and stole more than $1,000 worth of cash and goods. Jeremiah R. McCall, of 489 Old Pole Bridge Road, Horse Shoe, was... — Updated 9/14/2015


Sierra Club Recognizes Brevard College Professor - Brevard NC

Brevard College professor Jim Reynolds received a "Special Achievement Award" from the Sierra Club Saturday in San Francisco. Reynolds was the driving force behind a campaign to... — Updated 9/14/2015


Dr. Bodie To Discuss Nocturia – Brevard NC

Bedwetting is a significant problem for children. Up to a quarter of children will wet the bed until the age of 10. It often interferes with their social activities and poses a significant problem for parents. Transylvania... — Updated 9/14/2015


Carrie Lamm Byrnside

Carrie Lamm Byrnside, 25, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. She was the daughter of James M. Lamm and stepmother, Virginia, and mother, Patty Thomas. She was preceded in death by her sister, Alexzandria... — Updated 9/14/2015


Eunice Mae Devore Anders

Eunice Mae Devore Anders, 89, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Wiley Devore Sr. and Mae Woodring... — Updated 9/14/2015


Paul J. Nau

Paul J. Nau, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Aug. 19, 2015, in Brevard. Born March 25, 1926, he was the son of Floyd and Margaret Nau. He lived in Astoria, N.Y, for many years before... — Updated 9/14/2015


Gertrude A. "Trudi" Johnson

Gertrude A. "Trudi" Johnson, 77, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Walnut, N.C., she was the daughter of the late... — Updated 9/14/2015


Mediation Center Has New Board Members - Brevard NC

The Mediation Center welcomes three new members to its board of directors. New members Dr. Jeanne Cummings, James Robinson-Long, and Mort Stein were elected to a three-year term starting in September of 2015. Cummings is a... — Updated 9/14/2015

 By Derek McKissock    News

Court's Future On The Docket - Brevard NC

The pros and cons of whether to renovate and expand the current courthouse, build a new one or do nothing is scheduled to be discussed tonight during the Transylvania Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting. As previously... — Updated 9/14/2015

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Officials Hopeful About Crime Lab - Brevard NC

Law enforcement officials and prosecutors in Transylvania County are hopeful a new regional crime lab located in Henderson County will help alleviate the backlog of forensic analyses, such as blood alcohol and blood drug tests.... — Updated 9/14/2015

 By Jimmy Harris    Opinion

City Utility System Is The Key To Our Future

I recently had a fellow resident ask me about the amount of money the city of Brevard has spent on infrastructure over my 15 year tenure as mayor. After just a moment of organizing my thoughts I realized that you can’t “see... — Updated 9/14/2015


Stop Widening Of Caldwell Street

My husband and I read with interest the letter by Karen Shaffer concerning the widening of Caldwell Street. We are not sure how this slipped through our radar, but we share the writer’s concerns. The study determining that... — Updated 9/14/2015


Blindsided By Water Bill

Surely I am not the only city utilities customer who was blindsided by the recent water/sewer/disposal bill. When does 36 days equal a month? Apparently, the meter reader was out sick, and as there is no backup worker or Plan B, a... — Updated 9/14/2015


Inept Congress

As part of Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, members of Congress would do well to review the Constitution, particularly Article I, which enumerates their powers and responsibilities. If they are honest in their self-reflection, they... — Updated 9/14/2015


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