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Legal Notices for 6-13-13

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO 13-E-123 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Janie Vee Honeycutt, of Transylvania... Full story

 

Sarah H. Avery

Sarah H. Avery, 92, of Brevard, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Brian Center of Durham, N.C. Born in Pisgah Forest, she was the daughter of the late Jim Hedden and Irene Whitaker Hedden. She...

 

Andrew Earl Ayers Sr.

Andrew Earl Ayers Sr., 81, of Quebec, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at his home on Old Quebec Road. Born July 8, 1931, in Yancey County, he lived most of his life in Transylvania County. He was...

 

Larry Daniel "Danny" Kitchen

Larry Daniel “Danny” Kitchen, 64, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013. He was born in Transylvania County to the late Jeter and Myrtle Broom Kitchen. He was a graduate of Western Carolina Univer-sity where he received a degree in business...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 13, 2013

Commissioners Moving Closer To Moratorium - Brevard NC

After researching the feasibility of enacting a moratorium on a proposed biomass and municipal solid waste facility in Penrose, County Manager Artie Wilson said Monday staff is ready to move forward with a plan of action. Wilson told commissioners...

 

Council Appears To Favor 2-Cent Tax Increase - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council is leaning toward approving a 2-cent property tax increase and increases in utility rates. This Monday, council will hold a budget public hearing followed by possible passage of the city spending plans for the upcoming fiscal...

 

HOB Has Work To Do -Brevard NC

The Heart of Brevard still has to make its case for funding from the Brevard City Council. Council is scheduled to give the Heart of Brevard (HOB) the roughly $115,000 that is generated from the tax that comes from the municipal service district...

 

John Charles "Chuck" Marting III

John Charles “Chuck” Marting III, of Pisgah Forest, lost his battle with cancer June 4, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center while surrounded by some of his dearest friends. He was born April...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 13, 2013

Board Approves Revised Budget - Brevard NC

In a 4-1 vote Monday, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to move ahead with a revised budget presented by County Manager Artie Wilson and county staff. The budget includes a 4.2-cent tax increase, which would raise an additional...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 13, 2013

No Tax Or Fee Increases For Rosman - Rosman NC

The proposed budget for the town of Rosman for 2013-2014 contains no increases in property taxes, water rates or sewer rates. “It’s pretty tight,” said Roger Petit, who as mayor pro-tem presided over the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 13, 2013

Academy Directors Discuss Enrollment - Brevard NC

Brevard Academy’s Board of Directors discussed enrollment numbers for the upcoming year and reviewed the school’s score from a recent diagnostic visit from Core Knowledge at its monthly meeting Monday night. School Director Tony Helton said there...

 

Law & Order

Assault Ends With Arrest On June 9, Felecia Renee Owen, 39, of Rosman, was arrested and charged with one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, one felony count of fleeing to elude arrest, one felony count of being a...

 

Ronald "Ron" S. Sells

Ronald “Ron” S. Sells, 60, of Pisgah Forest, passed away June 9, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard, surrounded by his two sisters. He is survived by two sisters, Linda Sells Gaddy, of Brevard, and JoAnn Travis and husband, Rick,...

 

William Henry Clark Schlacks

William Henry Clark Schlacks, 82, of Brevard, passed away in the presence of his family in Wilmington, Del. June 4, 2013. He was the son of the late Helen and Nicholas Schlacks. Preceding him in...

 

Bad Budgets

Now that both the Senate and House of North Carolina’s General Assembly have passed their budgets, a committee will try to reconcile their differences before sending a budget to the governor for his signature. While there are specific differences,...

 

What Has Happened To Us?

I have never seen such hatred, mean, selfish, money hungry people, and what is so sad is most of them call themselves Christians. Somehow I think I may be using the wrong Bible and listening to the wrong preachers. My Bible says “love thy neighbor...

 

Enjoys Taiko Drummers

I could not be more proud of a group of young men and women than I am of the Davidson River Taiko drummers. These students devote many long hours and much creativity and dedication to put on a really great show at the White Squirrel Festival every...

 

We Need A Vision

Speaking on my own part, I wish to thank our county manager for having the courage to share a visionary budget with our county commissioners. I would also like to thank Republicans Page Lemel and Mike Hawkins for having the courage to realize that...

 

Cool Pool Play

Franklin Park Pool in Brevard provided welcome relief from the heat Tuesday afternoon as temperatures reached nearly 90 degrees. (Above) These boys were all-too-eager to show off their cannonball...

 

Wall Art

The Hunters and Gatherers building in downtown Brevard is getting a fresh looks thank in part to Leanne Addison, one of the artists creating the work. (Times photo by Michael Roger...

 

Son Relieved To Find Late Father's Lost Ring – Balsam Grove NC

When Clarence Howard “Rocky” Keim stood at the intersection of U.S. 215 and Macedonia Church Road last Wednesday, it was the first time he returned to the location that was once the source of one...

 

DAR Honors Todd, Santiago And Partin – Brevard NC

Three Transylvania County middle school students recently were awarded DAR Good Citizenship Medals by the Waightstill Avery Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The medal...

 

Catheys Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

William Johnson Cathey Jr, of Asheville, and Juanelle Randolph, of Burnsville, N.C., were married June 14, 1953. They lived in Rosman for the past 58 years. They have four children, William J. Cathey...

 

Hipps Celebrate 50 Years Together

Everett and Norma Hipp, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 23, 2013, with a reception hosted by their children at Sycamore Flats in Pisgah National Forest, from 1 to 3 pm....

 

Johnson, Warren Announce Engagement

Joe and Kristi Johnson, of Mills River, and Dean and Connie Warren, of Candler, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Joanna Laiel Johnson and Jacob Ryan Warren. The bride-elect...

 

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