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Legal Notices for Oct. 7 2013

13-SP-50 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Mary Smith, dated February 7, 2006 and recorded on February... Full story

 

Elizabeth Jones Conover

Elizabeth Jones Conover, recently of Lake Toxaway, left this life Oct. 1, 2013, at the age of 81, with her two sons and her sister at her bedside. Born in Troy, Ala., the elder child of Col. Charles Pollard and Frances Armstrong Jones, of Auburn,... Full story

 
 By Eric Crews    News    October 7, 2013

Shutdown Hurts TVS, Other Local Businesses - Brevard NC

Sitting at a table in her office Thursday, surrounded by notepads, a calculator and a cup of coffee, it became clear that Nancy Stricker was worried. As the CEO of Transylvania Vocational Services...

 

Gladys McCall Fisher

Gladys Louise McCall Fisher, 82, of Westminister, S.C. wife of the late James Obie Fisher, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at the Cottingham Hospice House. A native of Balsam Grove, she was the daughter of the late James Louie and Lettie May Owens... Full story

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    October 7, 2013

Superintendent McDaris Explains Salaries - Brevard NC

This is the second of a two-part series of stories involving Transylvania County Schools (TCS) superintendent Jeff McDaris as he discusses TCS administrative staff positions and salaries. These stories came about as a result of several ‘Ask Us...

 

Lois Maxine McKinney Morgan

Lois Maxine McKinney Morgan, 70, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Sept. 27, 2013, at the J. F. Keever Jr. Solace Center, in Asheville. Born Sept. 24, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Charlie... Full story

 

Board Working On Cell Tower Ordinance Revisions - Brevard NC

As the county’s Planning Board works on a new Telecommunications Tower Ordinance, the question of improving coverage versus aesthetic concerns has been a significant part of the conversation. The current tower ordinance was adopted in 1996, and the...

 

Cattlemen's Dinner Funds Scholarships – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Cattlemen’s Association will hold its 38th Annual Scholarship Beef Dinner from 5-7 p.m. this Saturday at the Brevard High School cafeteria. In addition to a roast beef dinner prepared by the cattlemen, there will be music pr...

 

Ask US

Do coyotes inhabit the city of Brevard, and, if so, what can someone do to stop them from attacking pets? Yes, there are likely coyotes in the city as wildlife of many species adapt pretty quickly to urban environs, according to Eric Caldwell, the...

 

NaNoWriMo Coming To Transylvania County Library - Brevard NC

November is National Novel Writing Month and the Transylvania County Library will be supporting local writers with a series of events featuring library resources. National Novel Writing Month, abbreviated NaNoWriMo, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit company...

 

Jewell "Jill" Clark Lusby

Jewell “Jill” Clark Lusby, 83, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. A native of Munford, Ala., was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Esta Bruce Clark. Her husband, Robert Lusby, and her sister, Hazel Dean Ehrensperger, also... Full story

 

Alfred "Al" "Bam" Landon Smith Jr.

Alfred “Al” “Bam” Landon Smith Jr., formerly of Pisgah Forest, left this life for eternal life Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C. Born March 10, 1966, he was the son of Clarabelle... Full story

 

Curtis Henderson Reid

Curtis Henderson Reid, 87, of Dallas, N.C., passed away Oct. 6, 2013, at The Robin Johnson House, in Dallas. Born March 27, 1926, in Transylvania County, he was a son of the late John Avery Reid and Mamie Reese Reid. He was a member of Gaston... Full story

 

Homecoming Queens

Maelin Harris (above) was crowned Brevard High’s Homecoming Queen Friday. Brenna Owen (right) received the Rosman High crown. More Brevard High photos are on 6B. Rosman High photos are on 8B ....

 

Civitans Recognize TVS As Citizens Of The Year – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Civi-tan Club recognized those serving the developmentally disabled in the county at their September meeting. Transylvania Vocation-al Services, Brevard David-son River Presbyterian...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Brevard Successful businessman Steve Rogers, who at the age of 45 swam the English Channel, will talk about his “Journey of a Lifetime” during the Rotary Club of Brevard’s noon meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Rotary Club of Brevard...

 

Galloway Family Reunion Slated Oct. 13

The annual Galloway family reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 13, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Eastatoe Community Center. Bring your favorite dish and come join the family for fellowship, fun and great food....

 

Tracking Station Formally Opened Oct. 26, 1963 – Rosman NC

As NASA expanded its space exploration and satellite program, a network to track satellites and the data they collected also was developed. There were minitrack stations in the U.S., England, South...

 

Pumpkin Season Opens Up

Volunteers of First United Methodist Church of Brevard spent Friday afternoon unloading more than 1,300 pumpkins just in time for Halloween. The pumpkin patch is open Oct. 5-20 from 11:30 a.m.-5:30...

 

Healthy Harvest To Host Free Community Film Showings – Brevard NC

In celebration of non-GMO month, Healthy Harvest will be showing two films during October. The first in the series will be the documentary “The Future of Food,” a film by Deborah Garcia Coons. “The Future of Food” examines the complex web of...

 

Soil & Water Conservation District Has Lime Spreader And Weed Wiper For Rent – Transylvania County NC

Jeff Parker, district director has announced that the Transylvania County Soil and Water Conservation District has a new Lime Spreader and two wick type herbicide applicators called “Weedwipers” available for lease to anyone wanting to improve th...

 

Mountain Marines To Host Birthday Ball Nov. 9 – Connestee Falls NC

The Mountain Marines, an unofficial group of Transylvania County veterans, will celebrate the 238th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps Saturday, Nov. 9, with a Birthday Ball at the Connestee Falls clubhouse. A cash bar will open at 5:30 p.m. “We...

 

College Students Publish Children's Book – Brevard NC

Last spring, 3-year-old Josie Mosser toddled into the Blue Ridge Bakery. “Miss Bakery Lady, I want a cutcake,” she said, staring through the glass display at ornate rows of pastries. Katina...

 

White Squirrel Shoppe To Host La Petite Spa – Brevard NC

For two Saturday’s in the fall, on the heels of “National Massage Therapy Awareness Week,” the White Squirrel Shoppe in downtown Brevard will be hosting the location and La Petite Spa and Wellness will be providing the service. For a nominal...

 

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