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Winter Weather Forecast This Weekend

The National Weather Service is predicting wintry weather for Transylvania County this weekend - and the chance of freezing rain on Sunday. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low... — Updated 11/14/2014

 

Investigation Leads To The Arrest Of Brevard Man Connected With Child Pornography

On Wednesday October 29, 2014, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office received a complaint regarding possible child pornography in the home of a Brevard resident. Deputies... — Updated 11/14/2014

 

Legal Notices For November 13, 2014

CREDITOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Walter A. Griffin, Jr., deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased... — Updated 11/13/2014 Full story

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Conference Will Ask: 'Whose Water Is It Anyway?' - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s water resources and water management will be the main topics of discussion this Saturday as Brevard College hosts “Whose Water is it Anyway?” a one-day conference focused on discussing and addressing... — Updated 11/12/2014

 
 By Bill Harrah    Lifestyles

This Is Sharing House's Busiest Season – Brevard NC

This is our busiest time. In addition to the normal food, clothing and a little help keeping the heat on for Transylvanians in poverty, we also have the Thanksgiving Pack The Pantry... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

UCB Launches Veteran Advantage Loan Program – Brevard NC

United Community Bank is making it easier for veterans to get access to capital to start, grow and sustain their own businesses through its new Veteran Advantage program. The program was inspired by a national initiative... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Children's Center Decking The Halls Of B&B – Brevard NC

The Children's Center of Transylvania County will help launch the Christmas season next month when it hosts a gala benefit in the Campbell House Bed & Breakfast, a local... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

News of Organizations

Republicans Bob Penland, past executive member of the national organization, Christian Voice and campaign director for Congressman Mark Meadows will be the featured speaker at the Republican Club meeting Saturday, Nov. 15. He will... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Pisgah Forest Rotary Club Welcomes New Members – Pisgah Forest NC

Pisgah Forest Rotary welcomed three new members at its October 5 meeting. Ann Farash Onnink was sponsored by Rich Handschin. Penny Colman-Crandal was sponsored by Jim Robards.... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Mountain Sun School's Youngest Visit KOALA Center – Brevard NC

There was no shortage of super heroes, princesses, rock stars, and fairies Oct. 31 at Transylvania County's KOALA Center. KOALA, which stands for "Keeping Older Adults Living... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Rosman High School Seniors Serve The Community – Rosman NC

Even at our most productive, it would be miraculous for one person to accomplish three months of work in one day. Some feats are only possible with a committed and talented team.... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Dixie Jones Jordan

Dixie Jones Jordan, 69, of Kannapolis, N.C., passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at CMC Northeast. Born June 13, 1945, in Brevard, she was the daughter of the late Winfred and Martha Jane Gibbs Jones. She was married for 52 years... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Anne Sprott Lynch

Anne Sprott Lynch, 84, of Sumter, S.C., and formerly of Brevard, went to be with the Lord Nov. 8, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles “Chuck” Lynch. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Davis Dean Green

Davis Dean Green, 74 of the East Fork Community, passed away Nov. 9, 2014 at Harris Regional Hospital. He was a native of Jackson County and a United States veteran of Desert Storm. He retired from Dayco and was a member of East... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Emily Faye Rush Davis

Emily Faye Rush Davis, 91, widow of Marvin Harth Davis, passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Brevard. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, in Norway, S.C., with... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Michael Joseph Costello

Michael Joseph Costello, 92, of New York, N.Y., passed away, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Brevard. A “Celebration of Life” service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church in Brevard. Lunch will... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

'Mountain Marines' Celebrate Anniversary - Brevard NC

"Once a Marine, always a Marine" were the bywords on Monday as roughly 50 active, reserve, retired and former Marines invaded Brevard Brewing Co. on East Main Street. The occasion... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

'Lord' Help Us

My dad was born and raised in Transylvania. In those days many men made moonshine for a little money to help support their families. My dad was once offered a partnership in that business by two men. No way would he take part in... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Liberal Christians Must Speak Out

The election results have raised many questions for me, including how 30 percent of North Carolina’s population (white conservative Christians) could have had such a profound impact on our national political scene and elected an... — Updated 11/12/2014

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Council Considers Changes To City Development Rules - Brevard NC

Partly motivated by Brevard Place, the proposed Asheville Highway development on the former Rodeway Inn site, Brevard City Council is considering implementing several changes to its Planned Development District (PDD) process.... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Operation Christmas Child Collection Begins Monday - Brevard NC

Beginning this Monday, shoe boxes of Christmas gifts for needy children throughout the world may be dropped off at two locations in Transylvania County. From Nov. 17 to Nov. 24, Pisgah Forest Baptist Church will again serve as the... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Democrats Hide Own Spending

I’m sure that most voters in Transylvania County were as disgusted with TV political ads in the recent election cycle as I was. One evening while watching “Jeopardy,” there were actually three separate ads in a row during a c... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Family Place Is Wonderful

We have been Family Place participants for five years now. They offer a very unique experience. It’s similar to a play date in your own home. They offer some structured and themed activities that are geared towards early... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

Drown My Sorrows

As a liberal progressive conservative, after the elections, at least I can now drown my sorrows in alcohol. Richard Mayberry Brevard... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

School Costs

Last Tuesday, The Civitas Institute, the North Carolina Republican Party’s think tank that is substantially funded by former budget director Art Pope, emailed press releases questioning the value of public education. This newspap... — Updated 11/12/2014

 

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