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Articles from the September 17, 2015 edition

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 By Derek McKissock    News

Court's Pros, Cons Heard – Brevard NC

If Transylvania County commissioners decide to build a new courthouse, making sure the current courthouse building remains a vibrant part of downtown is critical. That sentiment was repeatedly heard Monday during the commissioners... — Updated 11/10/2015


View 'Hometown Teams' Exhibit

For the past 150 years, sports have played an increasingly important role in our lives. Even those who have not actively participated or enjoyed viewing sporting events have been affected by their economic and social impact. Even... — Updated 9/18/2015

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Appeals Court Orders Retrial In Murder Case -Brevard NC

A state judge has ruled a drug-addicted, mentally ill Brevard woman must get another trial because prosecutors went too far in warning jurors the woman could be out of a mental... — Updated 9/18/2015


The Perfect Gentlemen, Woody Pines To Take Stage In Brevard – Brevard NC

Caleb Warren and the Perfect Gentlemen will perform Thursday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. at 185 King Street in Brevard. They bridge the gap between the music of the old-timey speakeasies... — Updated 9/16/2015


Jazz Pianist Champian Fulton To Perform – Brevard NC

Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., New York City- based pianist and vocalist Champian Fulton and her quartet will perform at Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County. A... — Updated 9/16/2015


Farmers' Market Presents Ballet And Dulcimers – Brevard NC

Music and dance will both be a part of this Saturday morning's Transylvania Farmers' Market as the Brevard Ballet School and David Rowe both perform on Sept. 19. Brevard Ballet... — Updated 9/16/2015

 By Kayla Leed    Arts

BC Professor Tiner Has Short Story Published – Brevard NC

A short story by Brevard College English Professor Jubal Tiner about a new dad's endeavors with his crying newborn daughter and a magical bear was recently published in the spring 2015 issue of Cold Mountain Review. Tiner says he... — Updated 9/16/2015


BLT Announces 'Funny Little Thing Called Love' – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theater has announced the opening of its upcoming production, "Funny Little Thing Called Love." The show is the latest offering by Jones Hope Wooten, remembered for... — Updated 9/16/2015


PARI Honors Supporters At Friends Of PARI Meeting – 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. The evening included the tours... — Updated 9/16/2015


BC Professor Tina Bell To Discuss Biodiversity Sept. 21 – Brevard NC

On Sept. 21, Brevard College Biology Professor Tina Bell will discuss biodiversity as it pertains to the creation of new species in a talk sponsored by the University of North Carolina-Asheville Chapter of Sigma Xi. The... — Updated 9/16/2015


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard FUMC “Back to School Christianity” is the theme of a sermon series for the month of September being offered at Brevard FUMC, and the focus is on the Letter of James. James is one of those books of the Bible that is kind... — Updated 9/16/2015


Author/Business Consultant Stegall Publishes Third Book, 'Ponder This' – Brevard NC

Award-winning author and business coach/consultant Angie Mattson Stegall has announced the release of her third book, “Ponder This: How Everyday Experiences Deliver Unexpected Insights in Business and Life.” “Ponder This... — Updated 9/16/2015


La Petite Spa And Wellness Will Move To Straus Park – Brevard NC

A new era is dawning for Pam Bingham and Margie Rackley of La Petite Spa and Wellness. After 10 years in the same location, they are joining offices with Dr. Timothy Highley at Dermatology Medical Associates, at 6 Park Place West... — Updated 9/16/2015


Self-Help Credit Union Opens Brevard Branch – Brevard NC

Self-Help Credit Union on Sept. 10 hosted an open house to celebrate its new Brevard branch. The new location at Forest Gate Shopping Center significantly improves branch access... — Updated 9/16/2015


ADHD Program With Pediatrician And Psychologist – Brevard NC

Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects millions of children and often persists into adulthood. According to the Centers for Disease... — Updated 9/16/2015


PARI To Host SciGirls Program Sept. 29 – Brevard NC

Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls program on texting and reaction times Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Transylvania County Extension Office, 98 E. Morgan St., in Brevard. SciGirls is co-hosted by the... — Updated 9/16/2015


Tamera "Tammy" Garner

Tamera “Tammy” Garner, of Hendersonville, peacefully went to be with her Maker Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, with her husband, mother and brother by her side. She was born March 10, 1976, in Mason, Mich. She was an openhearted,... — Updated 9/16/2015


Deborah Hendon

Deborah Hendon, 31, of Brevard, passed away the morning of Sept. 12, 2015 in her home. Written across the front of her home porch you will find: "Dream Big, Love Often, Laugh... — Updated 9/16/2015

 By Park Baker    News

New Theatre Owner Promises First Run Films - Brevard NC

The Co-ed Cinema in downtown Brevard has recently changed ownership to the hands of Abby Steel, a 19-year-old California native. Steel has worked at the theatre for about two years... — Updated 9/16/2015

 By Park Baker    News

Another Craft Brewer On Tap - Brevard NC

Transylvania County's steady supply of clean water continues to be a draw for craft beer brewers, as a new taproom and brewery is tentatively set to open by the new year. Josh... — Updated 9/16/2015

 By John Lanier    News

Public Knows Less About Farming - Brevard NC

One of the greatest changes in America in the past 150 years has been the transition from an agricultural to industrial society. While advances in technology and science have increased farmers’ yields, most Americans know little... — Updated 9/16/2015


Legal Notices For September 17, 2015

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust executed by Marlene Kimball (PRESENT RECORD OWNER: Marlene Kimball), to Melchior B. Ellis, Trustee, dated November 3, 2010... — Updated 9/16/2015 Full story


Europe's Refuge Crisis

Hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and South-Asia travel across the Mediterranean Sea and war-torn countries towards Europe for a better life or die trying. But why is Europe hesitating to welcome... — Updated 9/16/2015


No Need For Name-Calling

Name-calling is only effective with people who think alike. Forget logic. Forget a cogent argument. Just call the president an “immature adolescent,” and you have accomplished your point with uniformed, simple-minded, one issue... — Updated 9/16/2015


Good News

There is a fair amount of bad news these days: problems in the Middle East ranging from ISIS and the refugee crisis to floods and wildfires ravaging states in the West. But there is also good news. One piece of good news... — Updated 9/16/2015


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