Articles from the September 15, 2014 edition

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 By Derek McKissock    News

EDAB Asks To Be Scrapped - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners will be asked to scrap its Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB). The recommendation comes from the EDAB itself. With the... — Updated 2/19/2015


Council Gives Bojangles The Green Light -Brevard NC

Brevard City Council approved phase 1 of the Brevard Place project, which includes construction of a Bojangles restaurant, during its regular meeting Monday. The preliminary master... — Updated 9/16/2014


Teacher Of The Year Named -Brevard NC

Alana Marshall, a Rosman High School teacher, was named Teacher of the Year for 2014-15 during Monday's regular Board of Education meeting . Marshall received an engraved plaque... — Updated 9/16/2014


Legal Notices For September 15, 2014

ADVERTISEMENT FOR FORMAL BIDS Project Name: City of Brevard – City Wide 6 Inch Gravity Sewer Upgrade Project Description: The replacement of approximately 8,500 LF of old, obsolete 6” clay sewer line with 8” PVC, 8” DIP... — Updated 9/16/2014 Full story


RHS Class Of 1959 To Hold Reunion – Rosman NC

The Rosman High graduating class of 1959 will hold their 55th reunion Saturday, Sept. 27, at noon at the Pisgah Fish Camp. All former classmates, graduates and teachers, are invited. Each person will be responsible for the cost of... — Updated 9/15/2014


Can The American Chestnut Return To Prominance?

I’ve heard it told that there was a time when our mountains were covered with American chestnut trees — some so large that the cut stump was big enough to serve as a dining room table for at least 20 people. Not only were... — Updated 9/15/2014


Transylvania NAACP Invites Community To Sept. 20 Fall Rally – Brevard NC

Everyone in the Transylvania County community is invited to gather Saturday, Sept. 20, to share food, music, laughter and a commitment to political change at Silversteen playground in the Rosenwald community from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.... — Updated 9/15/2014


Meridian To Host Recovery Month Event This Friday – Brevard NC

Meridian Behavioral Health Services will host the Fourth Annual Recovery Month Event in Brevard this Friday. Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery for mental and substance abuse... — Updated 9/15/2014


SHIIP Recognizes Volunteers – Brevard NC

The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), a division of the N.C. Department of Insurance, recently recognized three of its Transylvania County volunteers for their service. On Aug. 3, SHIIP Western Regional... — Updated 9/15/2014


PARI Honors Top Supporters And Scholars – Rosman NC

PARI supporters and student scholars were honored with a special night of entertainment and hands-on science at the Friends of PARI Annual Meeting and Symposium. The evening... — Updated 9/15/2014


BHS Class Of '79 To Hold Reunion – Brevard NC

The Brevard High School Class of 1979 is planning a reunion for Oct. 10-11. They are searching for addresses and/or telephone numbers of classmates. For those interested in finding out more, there is an information page set up on... — Updated 9/15/2014


Cradle Of Forestry To Host Monarch Butterfly Program – Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to attend the “Bring Back the Monarchs” program Sunday, Sept. 2,1 at 2 p.m. in the Forest Discovery Center. Noted naturalist and educator Ina Warren will present this lively multimedia... — Updated 9/15/2014


Football Team Was Integral To Integration

For more than 100 years black children in Transylvania County attended separate schools from white children. With limited resources the dedicated teachers of French Broad, Everett,... — Updated 9/15/2014


Old Library Remodeled

Renovations at the old Transylvania County Library, which will soon house the County Administration Services, have continued over the past several weeks. The ramp and stairway at the front of the building are complete, and last... — Updated 9/15/2014


Festival Finale

Sam Bush (left) and Steep Canyon Rangers have some fun Saturday during the finale to this year's Mountain Song Festival. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)... — Updated 9/15/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Architect Helping To Reshape Downtown – Brevard NC

There has been a lot of development going on in downtown Brevard in recent months and Michael Domokur, owner of Domokur Architects, has been the driving force behind most of it. Las... — Updated 9/15/2014


Ask Us Answered -Brevard NC

Was Transylvania Regional Hospital’s birthing center staff told it had to increase birthing numbers by 10 percent or face the possibility of closure? What is the current (including staffing and the average number of births per... — Updated 9/15/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

EDO Up And Running – Brevard NC

(Editor’s Note: Over the past several weeks, members of the county’s new Economic Development Organization (EDO) have been working to establish a framework for the organization, while also making key decisions regarding... — Updated 9/15/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

County Wants Better 'Communications' - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners unanimously approved moving forward with the implementation of a new countywide communications plan, with the goal of providing more information to the community at last Monday’s regular meeting.... — Updated 9/15/2014


News of Organizations

Republicans Bill Southern and Hunter Murphy, candidates for seats on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, will be the speakers at the Republican Club meeting Saturday, Sept. 20. The meeting will be held at Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que in... — Updated 9/15/2014


Tiffany Ervin To Address Brevard Rotary Club – Brevard NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard will have Tiffany Ervin as guest speaker Tuesday at noon. She is the immediate past president of the Four Seasons Rotary Club in Hendersonville. Ervin... — Updated 9/15/2014


Forts To Celebrate 25 Year

Lisa and Randy Fort, of Brevard, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Sept. 16, 2014. They were married at First Baptist Church of Brevard, Sept. 16, 1989. They have one... — Updated 9/15/2014


Births In Transylvania

Gunner Vance Owen Crystal and Joe Owen, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Gunner Vance Owen, born Sept. 9, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. His grandparents... — Updated 9/15/2014


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