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Articles from the November 21, 2019 edition

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Chamber Of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Welcomes With Regards

With Regards held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. The business offers botanicals, florals, gifts and wine on West Jordan Street in Brevard. The business also offers full floral services for events and...

 

NCWRC Reminds Waterfowl Hunters To Practice Safety While Boating

As duck season continues across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission urges waterfowl hunters to share their boat with someone new to hunting. “North Carolina has a rich tradition of waterfowl hunting, and mentoring someone new to...

 

Rosman News

Rosman’s Christmas Lighting Ceremony The annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony, sponsored by the town of Rosman and the Friends of Rosman, will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 2, at the Rosman Town Hall. Special music will be provided by Heritage...

 

Balsam Grove News

Community Club Yard Sale The Balsam Grove Community Club is planning a yard sale to benefit the community center. The sale will be from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 23. Everything will be half price. A lot of things have been donated since the...

 

Brevard's SCORE Business Tune- Up Series Changes Location – Brevard, NC

Editor’s Note: A previous story about the planned Dec. 10 meeting reported a different planned location. That location has since changed and the story has been updated to reflect that. Samantha Winogrond, CPA, MBA and a financial advisor, and...

 

Watch Timing On Road Projects

The announcement last month that several major road projects in Transylvania County have been placed on the 2020 Build N.C. bond issuance list is good news. The three projects slated for construction are: the installation of roundabouts at the...

 

Paid Parking Would Hurt Downtown

I recently read about the Brevard City Council contemplating adding parking fees to the now free city parking. In my opinion, the fees generated by metered parking would dampen the vibrant downtown. The money generated by metered parking is a bit...

 

Inconsistent Health Reporting

When there was an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease associated with the North Carolina Mountain State Fair in September, state and local government health officials quickly reported how many cases there were of Legionnaire’s disease. They also...

 

Little River News

Thanksgiving The Little River Community Center Thanks-giving dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 21. The turkey will be provided. Bring a Thanksgiving tradition side dish or dessert to share as we offer gratitude for another great year. Come join us fo...

 

Farmers' Market Thanks Customers This Saturday

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market will be holding a Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. to thank customers for their tremendous support. “This past year has been our best year yet and we couldn’t do it without our...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Carrying The Community Torch Anita Lawrence and Janet Robertson spent their childhoods exploring every corner of Dunn's Rock on foot, bicycle and pony. Years after their youthful roaming, these...

 

Social Services Board Meetings Changed

The Transylvania County Board of Social Services will cancel its regular meetings for the months of November and December which would have been held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. The Board of Social Services will meet for one...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Caroling At McGaha Chapel Top off your Thanksgiving weekend and move into the Christmas season by joining the Caroling at historic McGaha Chapel (ca. 1872) on Sunday, Dec. 1. The singing of Carols, bo...

 

Rosenwald News

A couple of weeks ago, we witnessed history in the making with the Mary C. Jenkins Community Center (MCJCC) receiving Brevard City Council's approval to move forward with a 2020 Summer construction...

 

LIEAP Provides Help With Heating Bills – Transylvania County, NC

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their heating expenses. Applications taken Dec. 2 through Dec. 31 for the target group must meet the following requirements: A...

 

Legal Notices: November 21, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 19-E-324 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Ben Bolt... Full story

 

Blue Devil Defense To Square Off Against Trojans' Attack

With just a week before Thanksgiving, the Brevard Blue Devil defense will have to come ready to eat on Friday night. Brevard (10-2) hosts Chase (10-2) in the second round of the 2A playoffs. The Trojans have put together their best season in eight...

 

Tornados Face Tartans In First Ever Bowl Appearance

A history-making season will continue for the Brevard College Tornados football team, who have been selected to play in a postseason bowl game for the first time in program history. Brevard (7-2, 5-2 USA South) will play in the Eastern College...

 

Richards Donates 'Free Spirit' To TVS Participants – Transylvania County, NC

Every year, the Free Rein Gala offers an opportunity for community members to participate in a silent and live auction. This year, TVS Life Skills participants created and donated "Free Spirit," a...

 

U.S. Forest Service Urges Public To 'Know Before You Go'

With winter fast approaching, the U.S. Forest Service urges outdoor enthusiasts to “Know Before You Go” and follow simple tips to stay safe when visiting the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie and Croatan national forests during the colder months. “Th...

 

City Of Brevard Proclaims Dec. 3 As 'I Heart BC Day' In Honor Of Brevard College – Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard declared at the recent City Council meeting that Dec. 3, 2019, will be “I Heart BC Day” in honor of the important role that Brevard College plays in the life of the city. At the Nov. 18 meeting of the Brevard City Council,...

 

Miller Changes Community, One Dog At A Time – Brevard, NC

Hanging on tightly behind her team of sled dogs as they raced toward an Eskimo village, Jodi Miller marveled at the magnificence of the Alaskan Yukon-Kuskokwin delta. It was the late 1970s and back in...

 

Dovie Elma White Coan

Dovie Elma White Coan, 97, of Pisgah Forest, died the evening of Nov. 18, 2019, after a brief stay at Tore’s Home in Brevard. Born Dec. 8, 1921, in Rosman, she was a daughter of the late Alfred...

 

Peggy Ann Clark Bindrim

Peggy Ann Clark Bindrim, 76, of Arden, formerly of Brevard, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. She was born April 16, 1943, in Alexandria, La., to the late Albert and Mildred Louise Manning Clark. In addition to her parents, a brother,...

 

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