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Articles from the January 30, 2014 edition

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UPDATE: School Make-Up Day For Saturday Cancelled

School officials have cancelled Saturday school for students. The initial plan was for students to attend school for half-a-day Saturday. The winter storm that hit Tuesday afternoon dumped 3 inches...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 30, 2014

Artie Wilson Retiring - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Manager Artie Wilson announced his intentions to retire effective Sept. 1, 2014 at the conclusion of Monday night's county commissioner's meeting. Wilson, who has served as county... Full story

 

Task Force Makes Two Meth Arrests - Brevard NC

On Jan. 22, the Transylvania County Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant for Thomas Lane Lee, 39, on Frozen Creek Road. Lee was arrested on site and charged with a felony for maintaining a residence to keep a controlled substance, while...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 30, 2014

Cell Tower Hearing Planned - Brevard NC

After hearing concerns from the public Monday and reviewing their options, Transylvania County commissioners voted 3-2 to hold a public hearing Feb. 10 to explore the possibility of enacting a moratorium against any new telecommunications tower...

 

Legals for 1-30-2013

13 SP 118 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Brenda Laura Robinson and Jeremy S. Robinson to Paul B. Welch, Trustee(s), which was d... Full story

 

Lee McMinn Running For Board - Brevard NC

Lee McMinn, a former Marine and teacher, has announced he plans to run as a Democrat for a seat on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Two seats will be on the ballot in November’s election, with the primaries set for May. McMinn has...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 30, 2014

Officials Differ On Board Choices - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners Monday rejected former commissioner Kelvin Phillips’ bid for a seat on the county planning board, opting instead to appoint three new faces and reappoint one returning member . Current planning board member Wayne...

 

HOB Director Settling In To New Job - Brevard NC

On the wall in Heath Seymour’s office is a large overhead photograph of the 16 blocks that make up the Heart of Brevard (HOB). In October, those 16 blocks became one of Seymour’s main focuses after he began his job as the HOB’s executive...

 

Celestial Valentine Event At PARI

The public is invited to a special Valentine event Friday, Feb. 14, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). Registered attendees will be treated to an evening of storytelling involving...

 

Love Your Teacher Event Planned

The Democratic Party of Transylvania County will be hosting a “Love Your Teacher” event at the Rogow Room in the Transylvania County Public Library. It will be held at 6 p.m., Feb. 13. Featured in this program will be Dr. June Atkinson,...

 

Food Matters Market To Hold Health Fair

A fun and informative afternoon filled with speakers, health screenings, massages, live demos, samples, and giveaways will take place at Food Matters Market in Brevard Satur-day, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free to the public, the event is a...

 

BC Slugger Alyssa Miller Named Preseason All-SAC

Brevard College senior Alyssa Miller has been named Preseason All-SAC Second Team as a utility player, the league office announced Tuesday. Miller led the Tornados in hitting last season, posting a .344 batting average in 46 games. The Davie, Fla....

 

TC Arts Council Announces Celebrity Judges

The Transylvania Community Arts Council and Executive Planners, NC have added celebrity judges to the Finals of the TCArts Youth Performing Arts Talent Competition which will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at Brevard Little Theatre from 7-9 p.m. The... Full story

 

Pisgah Center To Offer Fly Fishing Classes

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering several outdoors- related clinics in February through the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Transylvania County. All events are free and...

 

Cloggers Offer Scholarships

The national champion Bailey Mountain Cloggers of Mars Hill University will be offering one scholarship for their annual summer dance camp, to be held June 16-20, on the campus. The scholarship will pay for room and board, meals, and unlimited...

 

John Legend To Perform At Peace Center April 12

Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist John Legend will perform at the Peace Center during his newly announced 2014 North American tour titled An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour.” The tour, which begins March 20 in Temecula, Calif., wil...

 

Winter Weather Driving Tips From AAA Carolinas

As snowy and icy conditions are expected to hit the Carolinas today through tomorrow, AAA Carolinas advises travelers to carefully monitor weather forecasts, listen to authorities’ recommendations and avoid unnecessary travel. If you must travel,...

 

Jeff Sipe Returns To Phoenix

Jeff Sipe and Friends have returned to the Phoenix Lounge for their bimonthly Monday performances at 8 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Ken Volz)...

 

Leiderman And Friends To Present The Beatles Friday

185 King Street will provide a wide variety of musical genres this weekend. Blues Power Jam featuring Joe Jones of Mac Arnold and Plate Full O' Blues and hosted by Riyen Roots will take place...

 

NFL Is Not Very Capitalistic

This weekend, more than 100 million Americans are expected to watch the Super Bowl, the National Football League’s (NFL) ultimate spectacle. To reach this vast audience, advertisers will pay $4 million for a 30-second commercial spot, enhancing...

 

Existing Facilities

The letter from Dr. Lefler in the Jan. 23 issue makes some very valid points regarding the evolution of Brevard over the last 37 years. I came to Brevard in 1968 and have witnessed an even greater evolution with minuses and pluses in the journey. I...

 

To Fear Or Not To Fear

Many of us fear a nuclear attack, a plane crash, or some other disaster. Why do we not see the “enemy among us?” We seem to ignore the latest power grab by the NSA and the power potentially available to the IRS found in the provision of private...

 

Dubious Indeed

I read with dubious interest the editorial column in The Transylvania Times dated Jan. 23, entitled “A Dubious Connection” about our own Congressman Mark Meadows and his political twin from Pennsylvania, Charlie Dent, two peas in an...

 

News of Organizations: Ikenobo Ikebana Blue Ridge Chapter

The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at First Congregational Church of Hendersonville located at 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville. Members...

 

Champion, Lyons Engagement Announced

Elizabeth (Beth) Anne Champion, of Brevard, and Bryan M. Lyons, of Johns Island, S.C., are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sara Champion, of Brevard, and John... Full story

 

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