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Articles from the October 1, 2018 edition

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 By Park Baker    News    October 1, 2018

Effort Eyes Collecting $1 At A Time - Brevard NC

Brenda Birrell is just visiting Brevard, but while she is here she is on a mission to raise $6,000 for the One Dollar For Life (ODFL) nonprofit. Birrell, the ODFL’s program manager and media relations director, has only been in town for two weeks...

 

Short Film 'Power Out' Is Looking For Cast And Crew - Brevard NC

Howard thinks the only way to connect is online. But what happens when the power goes out? Next Frame Media will be shooting this short film entitled “Power Out” on the weekend of Oct. 13 and 14 in the Brevard area. They are seeking volunteer...

 

County Responds To Animal Shelter Complaints - Brevard NC

The county has responded after it was accused of withholding public records associated with the animal shelter and was being uncooperative with local rescue groups. Those allegations have been made on social media and during public comment at last...

 

Lady Tigers Fight To Keep Pace In Conference Standings - Rosman NC

The Rosman Lady Tigers knew they needed to handle business last week, and they did just that. With the regular season winding down, Rosman needed a pair of home wins to keep up with the pack in the...

 

Election 2018: N.C. House, Senate - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: Candidates for the Board of Education, Transylvania sheriff, Board of Commissioners, and state House and state Senate took part in a candidate forum recently at the library. School board and sheriff candidates appeared in Monday’s...

 
 By Pam Drellow    Arts    October 1, 2018

Friends Of Library To Hold Book Sale - Brevard NC

"I love walking into a book sale. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me, reads an amusing sign outside a library. Beginning Oct. 6, there will be thousands of books...

 

'Football Fantasy Dance' Planned - Brevard NC

Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club will hold a “Football Fantasy Dance” on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Whitmire Activity Building, located at 310 Lily Pond Road in Hendersonville. Wear your favorite team T-shirt. Due to the cancellation of...

 

Early Childhood Initiative: A Work In Progress - Brevard NC

During the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting last week, County Manager Jaime Laughter gave an update on the Early Childhood Initiative (ECI). The ECI was started three years ago and saw the release of the State of the Young Child in...

 

Brevard First United Methodist Church's Annual Great Day of Service - Brevard NC

Up to 100 volunteers came out Saturday to assist in Brevard First United Methodist Church's (UMC) annual "Great Day of Service." Several groups were sent to different locations to provide service...

 

Brevard Puts Together Strong Showing At Weekend Meet - Brevard NC

During a fall season in which it seems like every Brevard High School program is having enormous success, the cross country runners kept that momentum going at the Ramble by the River hosted by...

 

Tornados Hosting Football Fundraiser At Saturday's Game - Brevard NC

The Brevard College Tornado football team will be hosting a fundraiser raffle this Saturday, Oct. 6, at their first home game of the season. The raffle features a vacation get-away to Helen, Ga. Included in the raffle are two nights of...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    October 1, 2018

Tigers Fall To Black Knights In Road SMC Contest - Rosman NC

The Rosman Tigers traveled to Robbinsville High School Friday night to Big Oak Stadium riding a two-game winning streak. Big Oak is one of the toughest places to play in the entire conference, but the Tiger defense looked to be on task early on. The...

 

Everyday Education: Too Much Screen Time? Not In Our Schools

You'd be hard-pressed these days not to find a newspaper article, online news outlet or social media site that doesn't lament our children's excessive screen time. Phones, television, computers - all...

 

Eldest Mountain Sun Alumni Continue Their Journey

In 2014, Mountain Sun Community School graduated its first eighth-grade class. Four students completed their education with Mountain Sun that year and went on to Brevard High School. Four years later, these students are moving into the next phase of...

 

Blessing Of The Animals To Be Held At St. Philip's

St. Philip's Episcopal Church will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis by hosting a Blessing of the Animals service at 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7. The community is invited to come and bring their pets to...

 

Furrs Provide BRCC Scholarships, Inspiration

After Daniel Furr died from alcohol poisoning nearly 10 years ago on Dec. 27, 2008, his parents, Joe and Sandra Furr, decided to make a concentrated effort to help other youth in the community. They...

 

Brevard College Names Atrium For Grace And Ed Roy

The atrium at Brevard College's McLarty-Goodson Academic Building was packed with alumni and community friends as the college named the space after retired professors and major donors, Grace Jackson...

 

Virgil Ray Hogsed

Virgil Ray Hogsed, 64, of the Silversteen Community, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Burlin and Doris Mae Owen Hogsed. In addition to...

 

Pastor Donald Lee Riddle

Pastor Donald Lee Riddle, 70, of Brevard, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Lee and Margaret Riddle. He was preceded in death by his sister, Geneva Riddle. He worked at...

 

Morgan Lewis Jones

Morgan Lewis Jones, 86, of Brevard and Tampa, Fla., passed away Sept. 25, 2018, at Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, Fla. Born Aug. 6, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of Otis and...

 

James Braxton Woodring

James Braxton Woodring, 78, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 26, 2018, at Accordius Healthcare of Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Joseph Earl and Elise Golden Woodring. In addition to his parents, he was also...

 

Johnny Edward Wright

Johnny Edward Wright, 79, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after a long, hard battle with health issues. He was the son of the late Jim and Essie Wright. He was...

 

Weekly Outdoor Destination: Key Falls

This week's outdoor destination is Key Falls, located behind the Key Falls Inn off Crab Creek Road. This may be one of the more easily accessible waterfalls in Transylvania County, and while on...

 

Mulally Bike Being Raffled For Can'd Aid Foundation

Brevard resident and professional downhill mountain bike racer Neko Mulally is raffling his 2018 World Championship's bike to benefit the Can'd Aid Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Oskar Blues...

 

Legal Notices: Oct. 1, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E300 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Irene Farash of Transylvania County,...

 

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