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Articles from the September 22, 2016 edition

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Dorothy Wilde Galloway

Dorothy Wilde Galloway Dorothy Wilde Galloway, 100, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. She was born in Transylvania County June 20, 1916 to the late Joseph and... — Updated 9/23/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Family Recalls Impact Of The Late Lloyd Fisher

Longtime Brevard community member Lloyd Fisher hardly ever said, "No." "I never knew him to tell anybody no when they asked him to serve on a board," said Mary Kathryn Fisher, who... — Updated 9/23/2016


Copelof, Henson Vie For N.C. House

Editor's Note: The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce held a candidate forum Thursday in the library's Rogow Room. Candidates for the Transylvania Board of Education, N.C.... — Updated 9/21/2016


Lloyd Gene Fisher

Lloyd Gene Fisher passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. He was a native of Brevard and spent most of his adult life convincing people that Brevard was the best place in... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By Derek McKissock    News

Gas Situation Still Not Resolved

By noon on Wednesday, the situation remained the same for getting gas in Transylvania County during the past few days: some stores had it and some didn't. This was still the case... — Updated 9/21/2016


Brevard FUMC Welcomes African Children's Choir This Sunday

Brevard First United Methodist Church will host the African Children's Choir on Sunday, Sept. 25. The internationally acclaimed choir will be performing at both the 9 a.m. and... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By John Lanier    News

School Board Upset

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed frustration Monday night over a new state law that mandates merit-based bonuses be given to non-educators during the 2016-17 school year. The law, however, prohibits... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By Kevin Fuller    News

Man Charged With Counterfeit

Police have a Brevard man in custody after fake $100 bills were passed in Brevard. Randall R. Hooks, of 76 Trent Road, Apartment C, has been charged with felony possession of counterfeit instrument/currency. According to police... — Updated 9/21/2016


New SciGirls Program Year Begins With 'Drone Discovery' Program

Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to kick off another school year of SciGirls programs with “Drone Discovery” on Sept. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Transylvania County Extension Office located at 98 East Morgan St. in Brevard.... — Updated 9/21/2016


Legal Notices For Sept. 22, 2016



Board Of Elections To Test Voting Equipment

Testing of voting equipment in preparation for the Nov. 8, general election will begin Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Board of Elections Office, 150 South Gaston St., Brevard, pursuant to GS 163-33.2 and 8 NCAC 4.0307. Testing will... — Updated 9/21/2016


Commission Meeting - Public Encouraged To Hear Parks, Recreation Study Monday

After nearly two years of work, Brevard City Council and Transylvania County Commissioners will hear final recommendations regarding the county/city joint parks and recreation master plan at a special meeting Monday night. Members... — Updated 9/21/2016


Cradle Of Forestry Invites Nature Enthusiasts To Pink Beds Bioblitz

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites nature enthusiasts of all ages and knowledge levels to the first Pink Beds Bioblitz. Join naturalists and scientists Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 24, from... — Updated 9/21/2016


Doris Rebecca "Becky" Dodson Louter

Doris Rebecca "Becky" Dodson Louter of Gray, Tenn., passed away on Sept. 16, 2016, at the age of 46. She was born on March 16, 1970 in Fort Worth, Texas, to John O. and Sybil... — Updated 9/21/2016


Church Activities This Week

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Music for worship will be provided by the Chancel Choir. In the Christian Speakers Forum this Sunday, from 9:45-10:45 a.m. in Davidson River Hall, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Lewis, former director of th... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Seek Back-To-Back Wins Over Yellowjackets

After running the gauntlet in the early part of their schedule, the Rosman Tigers will look to pick up consecutive victories this Friday as they travel to take on winless Hayesville. The Yellowjackets (0-4) have played three games... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Brevard vs. Franklin Has All The Makings Of Marquee Matchup

There’s no mincing words. Come Friday night, the Brevard Blue Devils have the chance to prove that they’re for real. That’s not a swipe at Brevard’s 3-1 record to start the season. And it’s not an indictment if the Blue... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Look For Statement Victory Over Panthers

The Franklin scoreboard operators will undoubtedly be busy Friday. The Brevard Blue Devils (3-1) and the Franklin Panthers (2-2) have been running wild all year on offense, combining for more than 80 points per game. So what... — Updated 9/21/2016

 By Carol Hamann    Arts

BLT's 'Delval Divas' Delivers

Who makes light of incarceration? Isn’t this one of those taboo topics that polite people just don’t talk about? Barbara Pease Weber defies the stigma by writing “Delval Divas,” an edgy, fast-paced comedy about six women... — Updated 9/21/2016


Voter Registration Set For September 25 At Oskar Blues

Oskar Blues Brewery and the Transylvania County NAACP have teamed up to host a voter registration drive. The voter registration drive will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1-4 p.m. at Oskar Blues Brewery, which is located at 342... — Updated 9/21/2016


Coans 75th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated

Gil and Dovie Coan were married on Sept. 21, 1941 at the First United Methodist Church in Landrum, S.C. They recently celebrated the 75th Anniversary of their wedding with their... — Updated 9/21/2016


AAUW Starts Its New Year with WISE Girls

The Brevard AAUW Branch started its 2016-2017 year by welcoming two of the four girls who received scholarships to attend the WISE program at Clemson University this past summer. WI... — Updated 9/21/2016


Pianist Lee To Give Concert

Dr. Jung-A Lee, concert organist, will present a concert at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. Lee completed a Doctor of Musical Arts... — Updated 9/21/2016


Brevard Ballet To Perform At Haen Gallery

The Haen Gallery will host Brevard Ballet School on Friday, Sept. 23. Free performances will be in the courtyard every half hour from 5 to 7 p.m. during Brevard's Fourth Friday... — Updated 9/21/2016


At Friday's Gallery Walk - Explore Art, Music And Wine

Twenty-seven downtown art galleries, retail stores and restaurants will be participating in Brevard’s Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Sept. 23 from 5-8 p.m. The Oskar Blues Trolley will run during gallery walk with stops at the... — Updated 9/21/2016


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