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Articles from the November 14, 2019 edition

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Marguerite Thompson

Marguerite Thompson, 87, widow of Charles L. Thompson, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, surrounded by her family at her home. Born Jan. 6, 1932, in Greenville... — Updated 11/13/2019


Carol Gay Olds

Carol Gay Olds, 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. She was born Dec. 17, 1943, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to the late Carl and Florence Phinney. In addition to her... — Updated 11/13/2019


Altha Fisher Netherton

Altha Fisher Netherton, 81, of Pisgah Forest, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Dillie and Callie Thomas Fisher. In addition to her parents, her... — Updated 11/13/2019


Bertha Kinsland

Bertha Kinsland, 88, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. A celebration of her life will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at Carr’s Hill Baptist Church, 2719 Greenville Highway, in Brevard, with Rev. Shane... — Updated 11/13/2019


James Earl Frady

James Earl Frady, 82, of Crab Creek Community, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, with his wife, Judy, lovingly by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl M. and Estelle Owenby Frady; granddaughter, Mela... — Updated 11/13/2019


Jeter Pritchard Jones Jr.

Jeter Pritchard Jones Jr., 97, of Brevard, passed away Nov. 11, 2019. He was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Henderson County to the late Jeter Prichard and Blanche Holbert Jones. In... — Updated 11/13/2019


Aileen Maheffey Brown

Aileen Maheffey Brown, 99, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Fate and Annie Alexander Maheffey. Her husband, Ralph J. Brown, preceded her in death.... — Updated 11/13/2019


Robert Lee Benmark

Robert Lee Benmark, 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. He was the son of the late Austin and Edna Kintner Benmark. He was preceded in death by two sisters, one brother and one... — Updated 11/13/2019


Angel Tree Provides Free Books To Children

One of the best gifts to give is a story. That's one of the reasons Highland Books has been hosting the Angel Tree for several years, and each year the owners are thrilled and a... — Updated 11/13/2019


Fletcher Opera Institute To Perform Sunday Afternoon

The A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute will perform a concert on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. in Brevard College's Porter Center. The Fletcher Opera Institute is a rigorous... — Updated 11/13/2019


Sarah Siskind To Play At DFR Room Saturday

This Saturday, Nov. 16, Sarah Siskind will perform at DFR Room starting at 8 p.m. Doors will open early at 6 p.m. so that people can enjoy a pop-up local market inside the venue... — Updated 11/13/2019


Chamber To Begin 'Holiday Giveaway' – Brevard, NC

More than 30 businesses in Transylvania County have come together to promote local shopping through the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holi-day Giveaway. The Holiday Giveaway is a program of the Chamber’s... — Updated 11/13/2019


Commissioners OK Bicycle Plan, Smoking, Vaping Ban – Transylvania County, NC

During a meeting Tuesday, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved a bicycle plan, to ban tobacco use and vaping from all county buildings and parks, and to fund the purchase of an adult fitness course on the... — Updated 11/13/2019


Jury Being Picked In First-Degree Murder Case – Brevard, NC

As of Wednesday afternoon, a Transylvania County jury was still being picked in the July 20, 2017, case involving the alleged murder of 18-year-old Saul N. Ayala on Washington... — Updated 11/13/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

October Sheriff's Office Arrests Reported – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and incidents for the month of October. Arrests •Steven Ray Rathbone, 31, was arrested Oct. 31 for one felony count of possession of controlled substance... — Updated 11/13/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Study Looks At River Access – Transylvania County, NC

A new study on access to the French Broad River suggests investing in river “blueway” infrastructure will boost the local economy. The study, which was recently approved by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners, was... — Updated 11/13/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

City To Consider Paid Parking – Brevard, NC

A system for paid parking in downtown Brevard was discussed at Brevard City Council’s fall retreat last week, though council took no action. Aaron Bland, a city planner and assistant zoning administrator, presented the city’s... — Updated 11/13/2019


Rosman High Seniors Give Back To Their Community

Rosman High School (RHS) wants to instill in its students not just the idea of service to others but also learning about community resources. One way to do this is to continue the... — Updated 11/13/2019


Turnover Is Harming UNC

For many decades, the University of North Carolina system was the gold standard in the Southeast. Students from other southeastern states would often apply and be willing to pay the out-of-state tuition to attend UNC-Chapel Hill... — Updated 11/13/2019


Veterans Give Freedom For All

Monday, Nov. 11, our local NAACP group members had our usual “Moral Mondays” vigil in front of the Transylvania County Courthouse. Local veterans also kept vigil there in honor of Veterans Day. As I stood with others of the... — Updated 11/13/2019


Legal Notices: November 14, 2019



Winterize Your Home To Save Money

Fall is here, which means, like it or not, cold weather is just around the corner. While most of us would prefer not to think about turning on our heat just yet, this is actually... — Updated 11/13/2019


Dunn's Rock News

The Tea Hut If you find that your vehicle begins to pull toward the river while nearing the intersection of Greenville Highway and Becky Mountain Road, don't fight it. Cruise into... — Updated 11/13/2019


Rosman News

Fundraiser For Devin Galloway Come out to Headwaters Outfitters from noon until 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16. They will be having BBQ plates, drinks and silent auctions, with all proceeds going for Devin’s medical bills. There will... — Updated 11/13/2019


Cathey's Creek News

Selica UMC The Community Table at Selica United Methodist Church welcomes everyone to a Thanksgiving meal at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19. The meal will be followed by a program on gratitude and the origins of our Thanksgiving... — Updated 11/13/2019


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