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Series Of Articles To Take On Waste In Transylvania County - Brevard NC

As Americans, we are an incredibly diverse group of people. Yet, despite our cultural differences and backgrounds, there is one thing that 99.99 percent of us have in common. We all create waste....

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 20, 2018

Public To Get Another Look At School Options - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education took several actions regarding the proposed bond referendum at its meeting Monday night. "The passage of the bond is critical to the needs of Transylvania...

 

Pisgah Fish Camp To Celebrate 50th - Pisgah Forest NC

On Saturday, Pisgah Fish Camp will celebrate its 50th anniversary. In today's paper, there is a special four-page insert commemorating the anni-versary. The 50th anniversary celebration, from 11 a.m....

 

Council Approves Depot Project - Brevard NC

In a four to one vote Monday, Brevard City Council approved a $530,000 plan to reconstruct the city's old train depot on Railroad Avenue near the intersection with Burrell Avenue. As previously...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 20, 2018

Brevard Academy Board Hears About Instructional Support - Brevard NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors received a report on instructional support for teachers at the board meeting last Wednesday evening. School director Ted Duncan reported that the instructional support team, which...

 

Florence And Regulations - Brevard NC

Transylvania County residents were fortunate this past weekend when the remnants of Hurricane Florence brought us little wind and just a few inches of rain. Meanwhile, thousands of people in eastern North Carolina are still fleeing floodwaters or are...

 

Ugly - Brevard NC

Regarding the new branding logo ……ugly! Jenny E. McGaha Brevard...

 

Fortunate To Have Burrows - Brevard NC

Transylvania County is indeed fortunate to have had Mark Burrows as its director of planning since 1990, almost 30 years of service to the citizens of our county. Having had the good fortune to serve on the Planning Board, I was able to observe...

 

Better Streets Tops Railroad Depot - Brevard NC

As both a native as well as frequent visitors, I find it interesting that Brevard City Council is preparing to look at a plan to construct a railroad depot with many city streets in dire need of repair. Never have I seen the streets in such poor...

 

The Politics Of Personal Destruction - Brevard NC

Faced with the inevitable confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Democrats turned to their well-worn playbook: the politics of personal destruction. The strategy worked with Robert Bork, a jurist who was eminently qualified for the cou...

 

Seniors In Transylvania - Brevard NC

For many reasons there are many seniors living in Transylvania County who do not drive. Some do not drive temporarily because of surgery, some because of health reasons and some because of financial reasons. Many struggle to get to doctors...

 

Temper Tantrums - Brevard NC

Three letters in the Sept. 10 issue read like a script from a CNN group therapy session with their typical “sky is falling” talking points, correctly identified by one as “Trump-A-Phobia.” The pro-USA silent majority was sick and tired of...

 

Winston Harold Churchill - Brevard NC

Winston Harold Churchill, Jr., 90, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. He was the son of the late Winston H. Churchill Sr. and Margaret Curtis Churchill. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Joan Henderson Churchill. He was...

 

Ellis Devoia "Red" Galloway - Brevard NC

Ellis Devoia "Red" Galloway, 71, of Balsam Grove, found peace and comfort on Sept. 17, 2018, after a lengthy illness. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Ellis P. and Cornelia...

 

Wanda Sue Huff Hudson - Brevard NC

Wanda Sue Huff Hudson, 83, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at her residence. She lived in Lakeland, Fla., for 53 years, and formerly lived in Wolf Creek, Tenn., Brevard, Ft. Bragg, N.C., Germany and Pa...

 

Michael Hunter - Brevard NC

Michael Hunter, 64, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. He was the son of the late Robert Hall Hunter. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tuesday Marie Hunter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brevard and the...

 

Thomas Rex McCrary - Brevard NC

Thomas Rex McCrary, 79, of Inman, S.C., and formerly of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Charles George VA Medical Center, in Black Mountain. A native of Henderson County, he resided in Inman for the past 12 years. He is the...

 

Marcine Kathryn Hummel Moore - Brevard NC

Marcine Kathryn Hummel Moore, 93, of Brevard, died peacefully Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, after a short illness. She was a homemaker and a dearly loved friend to many. She had a sharp mind and a shrewd...

 

June Sisk Pangle - Brevard NC

June Sisk Pangle, 87, of Rosman, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Allen and Kitty Batson Sisk. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Stacie Marquita Sisk; sister, Barney Jane Owen; and brothers, Paul, Allen...

 

James "Jim" Brown Wright - Brevard NC

James “Jim” Brown Wright, 86, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Margaret Dunley Wright. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Des Moines. He joined...

 

AmiciMusic Brings 'Songs Of Passion' To Brevard - Brevard NC

AmiciMusic, the award-winning chamber music organization based in Asheville, will make its debut in the Brevard area with an exciting vocal show called “Songs Of Passion” that will feature soprano Simone Vigilante, tenor John Kaneklides and...

 

BMC Resumes Free Community Concert Series In October - Brevard NC

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College, has announced the return of its popular and free Community Concert Series on Monday, Oct. 1, at 12:30 p.m. at the Porter Center at...

 

Sept. 21 Designated National POW/MIA Recognition Day - Brevard NC

The United States' National POW/MIA Recognition Day will be observed across the nation on Friday, Sept. 21. Transylvania County residents are encouraged to take time to honor and remember the...

 

Medicare To Be Explained - Brevard NC

The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) in Transylvania County and the Silvermont Opportunity Center will present Medicare Made Easy at the Silvermont Opportunity Center, located at 364 E. Main St. in Brevard, on Thursday, Oct....

 

DAR Presents Classroom Grant Award To Megown And Cadets - Brevard NC

On Friday, Sept. 14, the JROTC cadets from Rosman and Brevard high schools assembled in the auditorium of the WNC Military History Museum. The 44 cadets were called to order by their commander, Hali...

 

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