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Judge Agrees To Dismiss Charges In Edna Glaze Case-Brevard NC

District Attorney Greg Newman announced Tuesday that Superior Court Judge Philip Ginn ruled in favor of Michael Owen’s request to dismiss the indictment charging him with the murder of Transylvania County resident Edna Glaze.... — Updated 10/1/2014

 

UPDATE: Law Enforcement Arrests Two Juveniles From Camp-Brevard NC

On Monday, Sept. 29, two juvenile males walked away from a local camp, and law enforcement was notified and began a search. The search for two juveniles in Transylvania County ended Tuesday afternoon with their capture. Both... — Updated 10/1/2014

 

Savannah Rayne Frisbee

Kelli “L´Shea” Frisbee and Raymond Connor III, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Savanah Rayne Frisbee, born Sept. 22, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 5 pounds, 10... — Updated 9/30/2014

 

Re-Elect Ashe, Mahoney

I have been a small business owner in Brevard for 14 years. Over that time, I have worked with the staff at the county clerk’s office and the Sheriff’s Department, due to the nature of my business. Many of my clients have had... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Hemphill Or Mahoney

Let’s pretend the office up for grabs is State Trooper and not Sheriff. William Hemphill and David Mahoney are vying for that office and both are good men. Results: After having heard Hemphill and Mahoney at the Sept. 16 forum... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

McMinn Is Qualified

The citizens of Transylvania County rely on our county commissioners to provide leadership and progressive ideas to further the continuing growth of the county. Lee McMinn is super-bly qualified to assure the continuing well being... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Male Incontinence Program Planned

Millions of men experience involuntary loss of urine. This can be slightly bothersome to totally debilitating. The risk of public embarrassment may keep a man from enjoying many act... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Opposing The Death Penalty

Opposition to the death penalty has mostly come from liberal or moderate voices. That changed earlier this month when several conservative leaders began voicing their opposition to the death penalty. The N.C. Conservatives... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

V.A. Psychiatrist To Speak On PTSD

Dr. David Purselle, a psychiatrist with the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, will be the featured speaker Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Porter Center at Brevard College. The event, sponsored by NAMI-TA (National... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Crop Walk Set For Oct. 19

The Brevard-area CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Good Shep-herd. The 5K (3.6 mile) walk through downtown Brevard is a great family/civic/youth group outing. Sponsored by churches of the... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Bill Watson To Retire As VISION Director

VISION Transyl-vania announces the retirement of Bill Watson as the course instructor at Blue Ridge Community College and the executive director of the VISION organization. Wat-son... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Legal Announcements for Sept. 29, 2014

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 21 EAST MAIN STREET BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA 28712 Notice is hereby given that, Transylvania County is soliciting qualifications statements for contract services relat... — Updated 9/29/2014 Full story

 

Silvermont Receives Grant To Continue Free Ageless Grace

Ageless Grace continues to partner with the SilverSneakers® FLEX program available at no cost to eligible members of participating Medicare health plans nationwide. For those who are not eligible, do not have a Medicare... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Designer House And Gala To Support SAFE

SAFE's popular furniture and décor sale and Gala returns on October 17th and 18th. SAFE volunteers Larry and Amy Huntley offered up their Straus Park home to host this fall's... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

City Gives County Board Insight On Planning Process - Brevard NC

City Planner Aaron Bland addressed the Transylvania County Planning Board at the group’s recent meeting and discussed the creation process of the city of Brevard’s comprehensive plan as the county planning board continued its... — Updated 9/29/2014

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

County Courthouse Safety Issues, Costs Discussed - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners held their second of three scheduled workshops regarding the county courthouse last Monday, during which they heard input regarding security issues at the courthouse, as well as reviewed financial... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Asheville Airport Main Entrance To Close Next Week - Brevard NC

Asheville Regional Airport’s main entrance will close Wednesday, Oct. 8. All traffic will then access the airport through the south entrance at the light near Fanning Bridge Road, and this traffic pattern will be in place... — Updated 9/29/2014

 
 By Park Baker    News

School Numbers Go Up Again - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools’ enrollment is up for the 2014-15 year. An increase of 10 students from last year’s 3,534 students to 3,544 students marks the third straight year that student enrollment has increased. In 2012,... — Updated 9/29/2014

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

City, Oskar Blues Reach Wastewater Agreement - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard and Oskar Blues have reached a “resolution” addressing ongoing wastewater discharge from the brewery. Mayor Jimmy Harris said the city granted a permit Thursday to Oskar Blues outlining a plan for... — Updated 9/29/2014

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Parking Deck Option To Be Explored - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council has backed exploring ways to increase public parking in downtown, including possibly building a parking deck. Council gave staff several suggestions during its recent regular meeting after hearing the prelimina... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Centers Participate In Food Program

Rosman Child Care Center, Rain Forest Learning Center and Hillview Children's Services annou-nce their participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture funded Child and Adult Car... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Master Gardener - Know Differences Of Invasives And Natives

Warning! Transylvania County, and in fact all of North Carolina, is under attack by green invaders. They creep slowly into your neighborhood when you don’t expect it, and you might actually admire them, even nurture them or... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

News of Organizations - Republicans

The Transylvania Republican Executive Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Community Services Building. All Transylvania Coun-ty Republicans are invited and encouraged to attend.... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Chaveas Will Address Brevard Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Brevard will host Peter Chaveas as guest speaker Tuesday, Sept. 30, at noon. Chaveas will be presenting “Whose Water is it Anyway?” Chaveas was employed for almost 40 years by the U.S. government, first as a... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Kipton Brooks Perry

Heather and Jesse Perry, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kipton Brooks Perry, born Sept. 23, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. His grandparents are Bill... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

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