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Legal Notices For November 27, 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 to exhibit them to... Full story

 

Body Of Teen From Local Camp Found - Brevard NC

Last Saturday, authorities found the body of a teenager who went missing after walking away from a group camping trip in the Nantahala National Forest after a search that lasted nearly two weeks. Alec Sanford Lansing, 17, was last seen on Nov. 10,...

 

Obele Dirk Ensing

Obele Dirk Ensing died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. He was 93 years old, which is not old enough. He was born in New Jersey and lived most of his life in New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Virginia and...

 

Economic Group Launches Search For Exec. Director - Brevard NC

Candidates have until Jan. 5 to send in their resumes to be considered to lead economic development efforts in Transylvania County. This week, the Transylvania Partnership for Economic Development (TPED) began advertising for an executive director...

 

Public Invited Dec. 4 To See New County Administration Offices - Brevard NC

Transylvania County will host an open house on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the new County Administration Building at 101 S. Broad St. in Brevard. A ribbon cutting ceremony, featuring local dignitaries, will precede the open house at 3:45p.m. Both the...

 

Paul Edison Frady

Paul Edison Frady, 76, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late William LaSalle Frady and Annie Hollingsworth Frady, and the husband of the late Alice Webster Frady. He was a member...

 

Water Questions Answered During Conference - Brevard NC

Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth and final story from the recent “Whose Water is it Anyway?” conference at Brevard College and features several questions and answers heard during the conference. During the first panel, one audience...

 

Brian "Keith" Hunnicutt

Brian “Keith” Hunnicutt, 48, of Waynesville, Mo., passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home. Son of 1st Sgt. Ret. David Larry and Freda Louise (Stiles) Hunnicutt, he was born July 26, 1966 in Brevard. Due to his dad being in the military,...

 

Cherry Street Getting Pathway - Brevard NC

Brevard’s Cherry Street neighborhood is getting a new and safer pathway to nearby schools and parks, thanks to a collaboration that includes city and county governments, private business, a local non-profit organization and a private landowner,...

 

Public Invited To Hear Land Use Talk - Brevard NC

This Monday, the public is invited to attend a workshop hosted by the city of Brevard on issues dealing with development and land use. The workshop will be led by Joe Minicozzi, the principal of Urban3, a consulting company of downtown real estate...

 

Reba Beatrice Owen McCall

Reba Beatrice Owen McCall, 85, of Balsam Grove, went to her heavenly home Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Melvin Fediller and Mary Flora Owen. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Lloyd McCall; one son, G...

 

Linda Odette Neumann

Linda Odette Neumann, 73, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. She was born in Waukegan, Ill. July 13, 1947 and was the daughter of the late Albert Merkle and Cleora Hickman Merle. When...

 

All Invited

At the Bread of Life Wednesday, ) Ray Danahy, Michael Collins, Dan Giammarino, Don Ehr, Ginny Ehr and Liz Oran stand around just a few of the turkeys that will be fed to about 500 people today. Oran...

 

Turkey Time

Michael Collins prepares turkey dinners Wednesday in time for the Bread of Life's annual Thanksgiving Day feast. (Times photo by Park Baker)...

 

Operation Christmas Child Completes Another Mission

The annual Operation Christmas Child effort in Transylvania County recently ended, with 2,160 shoeboxes of gifts now heading off to needy children throuout the world. Carolyn Robinson, Lee Porter,...

 

Thankful For All Volunteers

At first glance, the thing that separates this community from many others is the natural beauty, in particular our multitude of waterfalls. But it does not take visitors and newcomers long to figure out that what really sets this community apart are...

 

One Valiant Chicken

That was one “Grade A” story in the Nov. 20 issue about the giant egg produced by a chicken from Calee’s Coops in Rosman. It detailed how the egg, 3 inches long and 7 inches around, is being submitted for possible entry in the Guinness Book of...

 

Proud Of BHS Football

I commend the Brevard High School football team (players and coaches) on their performance on the field this past season. Losing is hard. Yet this team played every game with spirit, resilience, determination, teamwork and pride against great odds....

 

License To Be Irrational

Oh! The sheer joy of being born a southern, white, male Republican in North Carolina. It’s almost like being given a license to be irrational and stupid. Take for example, the Republican stand against Medicaid in North Carolina that targets the...

 

Time To Celebrate

Marilyn Stifflear, a volunteer for the Children's Center of Transylvania County, checks out an unusual clock that will be one of the gifts offered at the Center's Deck the Halls celebration Dec. 4 in...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Calvary Baptist Calvary Baptist Sunday will host a special service Sunday, Nov. 30 for the 11 a.m. worship service. David Dew will be the guest speaker and his message will be on the 23rd Psalm. There also will be morning fellowship with coffee and...

 

Brevard College Honors Staff For Helping Local United Way – Brevard NC

Brevard College President David Joyce and his wife, Lynne, recently hosted a thank you luncheon for college employees participating in the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) 2015 payroll...

 

Mountain Sun To Host A Giving Tuesday Event – Brevard NC

On Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 1:45 p.m. in the Courthouse Gazebo, Mountain Sun Community School students will host a presentation in honor of Giving Tuesday. The public is invited to attend. The event is intended to raise awareness of Giving Tuesday, a movem...

 

Think You're Smart? Test Your Knowledge! – Brevard NC

If you sit at home double guessing Jeopardy contestants, there's an event coming up at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County just for you. A Brevard High School senior who's a volunteer mentor with the club's Smart Girls, a...

 

Santa Shop

Sharing House's Adopt A Family Santa Shop is taking shape, as AAF Coordinator Megan Kimsey (left) and Assistant Director Angie Leopard add donated toys to the shelves for parents to choose for their...

 

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