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Legal Notices for September 28, 2017

AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 15 SP 115 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by James E. Jones, Jr. and Pamela W. Jones (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): James Ernest Jones, Jr.) to James... — Updated 9/27/2017 Full story

 By Lee Hamilton    Opinion

Guest Column: Why Support Bipartisanship?

Back in March, two young members of Congress from Texas, Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd, became brief Internet celebrities. Unable to fly back to Washington because of a snowstorm, the two hit the road together, tweeting and... — Updated 9/27/2017


Who Pays For Flooded Homes?

Hurricane Harvey dumped more than four feet of rain along the Texas coast, causing extensive flooding and ruining thousands of homes. Hurricane Irma caused widespread flooding in Florida, from Jacksonville on the east coast to... — Updated 9/27/2017


Healing Community Action Circles Begin Oct. 12

Healing Community Action Circles, or HCAC, is a follow-up to the “Healing the Heart of Democracy” series launch-ed spring of 2017 by The Center for Spiritual Wisdom (https://center4 and Brevard College.... — Updated 9/27/2017


Patsy Waters Sexton

Patsy Waters Sexton, 74, of Mills River, and formerly of Brevard, passed away Sept. 26, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Brevard-Davidson River... — Updated 9/27/2017


Helen "Nanny" Myers Owens

Helen “Nanny” Myers Owens, 85, of Pisgah Forest went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. Born April 25, 1932, in Graham County, N.C., she is preceded in death by parents, Sherman... — Updated 9/27/2017


Dianne Holland Heath

Dianne Holland Heath, 56, of Brevard, went to be with the Lord Sept. 24, 2017, surrounded by her family. She is the wife of Wayne Mack Heath. They shared 22 years of marriage... — Updated 9/27/2017


Keen E. Judson

Keen E. Judson, born April 14, 1954, passed away Sept. 22, 2017, in Melbourne, Fla. He attended Brevard High School before entering the Army. He is survived by his mother, Mary, and stepfather, Jim Judson. He leaves behind three... — Updated 9/27/2017


Robert (Bobby) Howard Galloway Sr.

Robert (Bobby) Howard Galloway Sr., 73, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, peacefully in his home after a long struggle with illness.   He was a... — Updated 9/27/2017


Maria "Mary" Alves

Maria "Mary" Alves, 85, a resident of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Leonardo and Rosario Castiglione of San Diego, Calif. Her... — Updated 9/27/2017


Dr. L. Dawn Allen

Dr. L. Dawn Allen, 63, formerly of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Born in Stuttgart, West Germany, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Edgar and Mary Alice Tinsley Allen. She graduated from Brevard High School... — Updated 9/27/2017


Mountain Sun Students Visit Southern Appalachian Raptor

Mountain Sun students trekked to the Big Bald Banding Station to aid the Southern Appalachian Raptor Research Center (SARR) in their conservation practices. On Sept. 14 and 15, the... — Updated 9/27/2017

 By Kevin Smith    Education

Brevard Middle School: Students Qualify For Duke Gifted Program

Four students from Brevard Middle School were invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program's prestigious 7th Grade Talent Search, with several students qualifyi... — Updated 9/27/2017


Maryville Snaps Tornados' Win Streak At Three Games

The Brevard women's soccer team experienced their first setback since Sept. 13, as their three-game winning streak came to an end against Maryville 3-1. A pair of second-half goals... — Updated 9/27/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Tigers Face Tough SMC Task As They Host Black Knights - Rosman, NC

With a two-game winning streak and a roster nearly 100 percent healthy, the Rosman Tigers couldn’t ask for a better time to face what will surely be a tough test in the Smoky Mountain Conference. This Friday, the Tigers host Robb... — Updated 9/27/2017


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Lord’s Day, Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian will be celebrating World Communion Sunday. Keith Thompson’s sermon will be, Those Humbling Moments.” In observance of World Communion... — Updated 9/27/2017


Ninth Annual Llama Rama Golf Tournament Set For Oct. 7

Safe’s 9th Annual Llama Rama Golf Tournament returns Saturday, Oct. 7. This year’s event will kick-off with a special Gumbo Night Dinner and Putting Contest on Friday, Oct. 6 in honor of Sallye Parsons. Remember October is... — Updated 9/27/2017


Prep Roundup

Brevard Drops Pair Of Road Matches The Brevard Lady Blue Devil volleyball team dropped a pair of early week road contests, losing Monday at T.C. Roberson and Tuesday at Hendersonville. Brevard lost both matches by 3-0 scores. The... — Updated 9/27/2017

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Blue Devils Drop Mountain Six Opener Against Eagles - Brevard, NC

The Brevard boys' soccer team opened up their Mountain Six Conference schedule Monday night against East Henderson. Unfortunately, the Eagles pulled away thanks to three goals in... — Updated 9/27/2017


Brevard Continues Impressive Season At Hounds & Hares - Brevard, NC

Ava Finday was under 20 minutes again for the 5K distance for the first time this season. Alyssa Lefler finished just a few seconds off another PR, as did Alydia Monahan. Yet, the... — Updated 9/27/2017


MoonPie Hospitality

MoonPie Hospitality Local total eclipse festivities not only attracted lots of visitors to the region, but also raised much-needed $2,500 for Sharing House to assist people in need... — Updated 9/27/2017


Friends Of Library To Hold Book Sale - Brevard, NC

Someone once said, “Books are the only things you can buy that truly make you richer.” And the opportunity to stock up on books for the whole family is coming soon. The 28th Annual Friends of the Library (FOL) Book sale will... — Updated 9/27/2017


Family Hoedown For The Haven At Lola's Oct. 7 - Brevard, NC

Bring the whole family to Lola’s Old Hickory House on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 8 p.m., to benefit The Haven of Transylvania County. It’s a family affair, including dance music by DJ Dogg (Class & Sound), face painting, hair... — Updated 9/27/2017


'Wonder Woman' To Play For Free In Rosman - Rosman, NC

Satellite Connection of Rosman will be sponsoring an event this Saturday, Sept. 30, from 5-10 p.m. at Champion Park. There will be music, food and vendors from 5-7:30 p.m. with the movie “Wonder Woman” starting at 7:30 p.m. on... — Updated 9/27/2017


Orth First Of Four Conductors: Brevard Philharmonic Kicks Off Season Oct. 15 - Brevard, NC

The search for the new artistic director/conductor of the Brevard Philharmonic begins with the opening concert on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard... — Updated 9/27/2017


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