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Articles from the October 5, 2015 edition

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Halls Led Preservation

Last Thursday this newspaper ran a story about the continuing renovation of the old Aethelwold Hotel, focusing on the work being done by Michael Domukur to enhance the property, as well as construction of a new structure in the same block on South...

 

Time To Get Flu Shots

With warm temperatures and many trees still showing their greenery, it might seem a little early to be encouraging residents to get a flu shot. It’s not. Last week the state reported the first death from influenza for the 2015-16 flu season. While...

 

Responsible Animal Owners Needed

As a former board member of Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) when the new facility was being constructed, I was able to gain some understanding of the behind-the-scene workings of a county shelter. I am dismayed by recent developments at our she...

 

Halls Deserve Apology

Last week in the article on the Aetholwold Hotel I was very disappointed to read the sentence that stated little had happened with the restoration work under the ownership of Tim Hall. Tim and Nancy Hall not only began the major task of rebuilding...

 

Why Widening Caldwell Street Makes Sense

I learned in my early years of service as Mayor that some issues are very emotional, and transportation is one of them! Transportation entails not only the method of how we start out and arrive, but how we connect to one another, our homes and...

 

Thomas Coke Bayne

Thomas Coke Bayne, 45, of Lake Toxaway, went to be with Jesus Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. A native of Simpsonville, S.C., he was the son of the late Woody Coke Bayne and Susan Carol Fisher, of Brevard. He was baptized at and was a member of Pleasant...

 

Russell Byron Clark

Russell Byron Clark, 89, of Hendersonville, and former resident of Connestee Falls in Brevard, passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Byron and Esther Terry...

 

Donald Gordon Pollie D.D.S.

Don Pollie, 90, of Virginia Beach, Va., died at home Sept. 7, 2015. He was predeceased by his parents, Leonard and Mary N. Pollie; his stepmother, Ruby; his brother, James; and his infant daughter,...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    October 5, 2015

District Attorney: Shooting May Have Been Self- Defense

A Lake Toxaway woman who shot and killed her husband may have done so in self-defense. District Attorney Greg Newman, chief prosecutor for Transylvania County, said Tina Bayne may have been in an abusive relationship and the incident on Sept. 25...

 

Bruce Hermon Chappell

Bruce Hermon Chappell, 81, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. He was the son of the late George and Tilda Morgan Chappell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Polly Holcomb Chappell,...

 

Wet But Not As Bad As Predicted - Brevard NC

Since Oct. 1, roughly 8 to 9 inches of rain has fallen on parts of Transylvania County through Sunday afternoon. Transylvania County emergency officials said the weekend storm did not wreak the havoc...

 

County Looks At Court's Financial Impact - Brevard NC

If the county decides to either build a new courthouse or renovate and expand at the current location, the cost to do either option will have to be factored in with the financial burden of other...

 

Geraldine Painter Queen

Geraldine Painter Queen, 70, born Oct. 27, 1927, after fulfilling her last wish to be at home with her children and family, peacefully went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ Oct. 2, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Cecil C. Queen; her...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 5, 2015

Highland Books' Owners Get Ready To Turn The Page - Brevard NC

After 40 years, the owners of Highland Books, Tim and Peggy Hansen, are looking to sell the shop and retire. "This is our 40th year of Highland Books," said Tim of the business located in College...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    October 5, 2015

Pre-Teen Shoots Hand By Accident - Brevard NC

A 12-year-old See Off boy accidentally shot his own hand with a revolver on Thursday evening. According to Transylvania County Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter, the 12-year-old boy, whose name was not released, was taken to Transylvania Regional Hospital...

 

Caleb Paul Shook

Caleb Paul Shook, 33, of Cedar Mountain, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. He was born Oct. 2, 1981, to Hal Ted Shook and the late Frances Ann Shook. He was a graduate of Brevard High School and...

 

Officials Note First Flu Death, Time To Get Immunized - Brevard NC

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services last week reported the state’s first death from flu for the season. An adult in the western region of the state died last week of complications from an influenza infection. (To protect the family’s...

 

Local Salvation Army Offering Financial Help For Christmas - Brevard NC

Families who may need financial assistance this Christmas should come by the local Salvation Army office and apply. The dates to apply for assistance are Oct. 19 – 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office is located at 126 N. Caldwell St., Brevard. For...

 

Cub Scout Pack 703 Issues An Invitation - Brevard NC

Cub Scout Pack 703 is inviting all boys in first through fifth grades to come join them every Thursday. From 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Pack 703 meets in the Scout Hut behind Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church on East Main...

 

Legal Notices for October 5,2015

13 SP 40 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY   Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by George Harold Newman a/k/a Harold Newman and Virginia D. Newman to Trey Snider,...

 

Transylvania Public Health Provides Access To Breast Cancer Screenings – Transylvania County NC

Transylvania Public Health will be putting the spotlight on breast cancer throughout October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer,...

 

Jachens Joins Center For Women – Transylvania County NC

As a part of its mission to assist families in the community, The Center for Women has announced that they will begin offering clinical counseling at no cost to both center clients and families in the...

 

Galloway Family Reunion Planned

The Galloway family reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Eastatoe Community Center beginning at 1 p.m. Descendants of Calvin, Husia and Julia Galloway and all other branches of the Galloway family, Raines, Owens, Morgans, Queens, Pattersons...

 

DAR Jubilee Memorial Forest Has Been Found – Transylvania County NC

In 1939, the President General of NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution), Mrs. Henry M. Robert, chose the Penny Pine program as one of her Golden Jubilee National Projects. Each...

 

Locals Play Golf For More Than 100 Years

It is generally accepted that modern golf developed in Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries. The earliest U.S. golf organization dates to the late 1700s, but it was not until the late 1800s to earl...

 

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