Articles from the November 14, 2013 edition

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Legal Notices for Nov. 14, 2013

American Towers LLC is proposing to construct a 199-foot overall height monopole telecommunications tower ~100’ SW of Lyday Creek Rd & Crystal Creek Rd intersection, Pisgah Forest, Transylvania County, NC, tax parcel ID... — Updated 11/15/2013 Full story

 By Derek McKissock    News

Brevard Academy May Move To The Rosman Highway - Brevard NC

A new location for Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy is being considered off the Rosman Highway. The 10.8-acre site is at 16 Hunnicutt Lane, near Nicholson Creek Road, and is located within the city's... — Updated 11/13/2013


Organist Labounsky To Perform Nov. 17 – Brevard NC

Brevard College will host a performance by well-known organist Dr. Ann Labounsky Sunday, Nov. 17, in the college's Porter Center for Performing Arts. The 3 p.m. concert, which is... — Updated 11/13/2013

 By Derek McKissock    News

GroWNC Suggests Regional Planning Goals - Brevard NC

After multiple meetings and input from more than 5,000 people in the GroWNC project, growth and development in the region should occur around existing communities and infrastructure. This was one conclusion of the now two-year... — Updated 11/13/2013


Bill Berg Presents: 'Jazz At 185 King Street' This Friday – Brevard NC

Grammy nominated drummer Bill Berg brings another unique trio for the next installment of "Jazz at 185 King Street." Friday, Nov. 15, from 8-11 p.m. The jazz trio format allows... — Updated 11/13/2013

 By Eric Crews    News

Commissioners Get Lesson In 'Water 101' - Brevard NC

The county’s location at the headwaters of the French Broad River provides it with an advantageous location that can benefit from a bountiful clean, unpolluted water source, but a prolonged drought could have a significant negati... — Updated 11/13/2013

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Pickelsimer's Estate Executor, Doctor Testify - Brevard NC

The second full week of the civil case involving the estate of Charles Pickelsimer Jr. came to a close last Friday with jurors hearing testimony from Pickelsimer’s longtime colleague and executor of his estate, as well as the... — Updated 11/13/2013


Cedar Mountain, Balsam Grove Win Awards – Transylvania County NC

WNC Communities announced the winners of the 64th Annual Honors Awards Program at a luncheon at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa in Asheville Saturday, Nov. 9. More than 250... — Updated 11/13/2013


Sharing House Christmas 'Adoptions' In Full Swing – Brevard NC

The deadline to adopt a needy family for Christmas is Tuesday, Dec. 17, but don't delay because half the fun of Adopt A Family is bringing Christmas to families who really need it.... — Updated 11/13/2013

 By Bill Harrah    Lifestyles

It's Time To Pack The Pantry This Saturday – Brevard NC

The national median wage is $27,519. Half of all Americans earn less, half earn more, says the Social Security Administration, which figures one out of every six Americans lives in poverty. In 2012 Sharing House served 3,705... — Updated 11/13/2013


News of Organizations

Brain Tumor Support Monthly meeting of the WNC Brain Tumor Support Group will be Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:15-8 p.m. at MAHEC Biltmore Cam-pus, 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville. It will be a Thanksgiv-ing pizza meeting. The group prov... — Updated 11/13/2013


Burns, Cesare Wed

Jillian Paige Burns and Daniel Paul Cesare were united in marriage at 4:30 Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Symmes Chapel (Pretty Place). Dr. Drew Hines, of Greer, S.C., was the... — Updated 11/13/2013


Ponders To Celebrate 65 Years

Roscoe and Grace Ponder, of Little River, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 17, 2013. They were married Nov. 17, 1948, in Madison County. They have four children,... — Updated 11/13/2013


Farmers Market To Stay Open Six More Weeks –Brevard NC

The mornings may be cooler, but there are still six Saturdays left for the 2013 season of the Transylvania Farmers Market and a plethora of locally produced items available every... — Updated 11/13/2013


Event Organized For More Women's Voices In Government – Brevard NC

A new Transylvania County group has formed to encourage more women to get involved in government. The group, called Women’s Voices, is sponsoring an event Nov. 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Transylvania County Lib-rary Rogow... — Updated 11/13/2013


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Morningside Baptist Saturday, Nov. 16, there is a leaf raking day starting at Pastor Bill’s at 9 a.m. There will be a hot chili lunch provided. Sunday, Nov. 17, Bible study classes for all ages start at 9:45 a.m. The morning wors... — Updated 11/13/2013


Women In Politics

It has been 93 years since the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was ratified. Even though women have been allowed to vote, not very many of them have been elected to public office. As a proportion of the populati... — Updated 11/13/2013


James Larry "Dusty" Rhodes

James Larry "Dusty" Rhodes, 69, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Rhodes and Margie Fowler... — Updated 11/13/2013 Full story


Wayne Vandyke Robinson

Wayne Vandyke Robinson passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Arthur Robinson and Selena Hall Robinson. A graduate of Brevard... — Updated 11/13/2013 Full story


Fred Donald Ragan

Fred Donald Ragan, 80, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Carlene (Watson) Ragan; his sister, Shirley (Ragan) McCall; his... — Updated 11/13/2013 Full story


Laura Darthulia Fisher Anthony

Laura Darthulia Fisher Anthony, 60, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at her residence. Born Dec. 15, 1952, in Brevard, she was the daughter of the late Perry Clifford Fisher (1988), and Madgie Melinda Anders Fisher... — Updated 11/13/2013 Full story


Cyril (Cy) Martin Hannan

Cyril (Cy) Martin Hannan, 82, of Etowah, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. He was born Dec. 10, 1930, in North Bergen, N.J., to the late Cyril and... — Updated 11/13/2013 Full story


Beware Of Scam

Here’s my story about a current scam. I advertised on Craigslist Asheville. I got an offer. The next email said “extra” money should be sent to their “shipper” who’d collect the item. The urgent message attached said... — Updated 11/13/2013


Appreciates, Supports Veterans

My wife and I were visiting Brevard on Veteran’s Day. The ceremonies in honor/memory of our country’s veterans were moving. What made it more meaningful to us, however, as we went about a day of dining, shopping and enjoying... — Updated 11/13/2013


USCG Paintings Display

Many thanks to The Transylvania Times for the splendid coverage of the display of Coast Guard paintings now at the county library! Thanks also to local history librarian Marcy Thompson, who did a very nice job with the display and... — Updated 11/13/2013


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