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Candidates Begin Filing-Brevard NC

As of the end of the day, Wednesday, the following candidates had filed at the Transylvania Board of Elections: •Cindy Ownbey, Register of Deeds (Democrat) • Jason Chappell, Board of County Commissioners (Republican) •Chuck Edwards, N.C....

 

France Stays True To Values

Tomorrow will mark three weeks since the terrorist attacks in Paris. Most of the French have responded with courage and a commitment to maintaining their open society while many Americans seem to have responded with fear and a willingness to accept...

 

Police Issue Alert For Missing Man-Brevard NC

Around 2:30 p.m., Friday, the Brevard Police Department received a report of a missing, possibly endangered, person. The missing person, Joseph Lee Grant, was last seen walking on South Broad Street...

 

Driver License Office To Be Closed Dec. 8-Brevard N.C.

The Brevard Driver License Office, located at 50 Commerce St., Unit 4, will be temporarily closed for equipment installation on Tuesday, Dec. 8. It is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 8 a.m. Other offices located in the region will...

 

Sharing Stories

The holidays bring back happy memories for me, memories of good times with friends and family, some who are no longer here. Some of them are still here, yet not here in the usual sense. For instance, I will be missing Tom, a smart, young businessman...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    December 3, 2015

Trials Scheduled For Upcoming Superior Court - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Superior Court resumes next week with several scheduled jury trials, including a convicted drug dealer facing several more drug charges and being labeled a habitual felon. William S. Howell, 39, of 35 Hilt St., Brevard, faces...

 

Despite Some Issues, There Are Many Positives

Leadership is sometimes rewarded by elections. I was recently re-elected as a city of Brevard Councilman. I am happy to serve and the community has been good to me and to my family. Serving is a privilege. I began serving when I was at Brevard High...

 

Squirrel Box Derby To Return In 2016 - Brevard NC

After a one-year hiatus, the Squirrel Box Derby is coming back to the 2016 White Squirrel Festival. Transylvania County Schools is partnering with the Heart of Brevard for the first time to host next...

 

Section Of Whitmire Road To Close For Bridge Replacement - Brevard NC

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close a section of Whitmire Road in Transylvania County for a bridge replacement project, starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7. The 63-year-old bridge over Patterson Creek is considered...

 

Chris Whitmire Not Running For Another Term-Brevard NC

Two-term N.C. Rep. Chris Whitmire told supporters and colleagues of his decision against seeking re-election Tuesday, the same day 2016 candidate filing began. Whitmire, a former Transylvania County...

 

Sad Story Of Sarah Tell Morum

I once knew a girl named Sarah Tell Morum. It’s a sad but a memorable tale. Though 3 years old at the time, and the incident past, if her story’s not told, I’ve failed. You see Marcus Morum was a friend of mine in high school, college, and...

 

David Guice Considering A Return To Politics - Brevard NC

Former Transylvania County Commissioner David Guice has said he is considering a run for either the District 48 Senate seat currently held by Tom Apodaca or the District 113 House seat currently held by Chris Whitmire. “I want to make that...

 

Cody Henson Plans To Seek 113th District Seat - Brevard NC

Cody Henson, a Rosman High School graduate, plans to seek the Republican nomination for the N.C. House 113th District, which includes Transylvania. Chris Whitmire, who currently represents the...

 

Legal Notices for December 3, 2015

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 15 E 300 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: LARRY EDISON MORGAN, DECEASED. NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE UNDERSIGNED, having qualified as... Full story

 

Parade, Twilight Tour Set For Saturday

The annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will go through downtown Brevard at 3 p.m., Saturday, and then is followed by the annual Twilight Tour from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. As previously reported, spectators are encouraged to drop off food items for...

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News    December 3, 2015

Brevard Man Arrested Again On Drug Charges - Brevard NC

A Brevard man recently charged in an undercover drug sting has been arrested again and faces more drug charges. Brandon Scott Roland, 25, of 222 Parkview Ave., was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell or deliver and s...

 

Chuck Edwards Running For Apodaca Seat - Brevard NC

Chuck Edwards, a Republican who has spent most of his life in Henderson County, announced Tuesday he will file to run for the State Senate in District 48, the seat currently held by retiring Sen. Tom...

 

Congressman Meadows Running For 2nd Term - Brevard NC

On Tuesday, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) filed to run for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, representing North Carolina’s 11th District. Meadows released the following statement: “I am honored to have had the privilege to...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Communion will be observed at both morning services. Keith Thompson’s message will be, “Advent: What Are We Waiting For?” Special music for the worship services will be provided by the...

 

Gage Guffey

Gage Guffey, 9, of Brevard, gained his angel wings Wednesday morning, Dec. 2, 2015. He is the son of Zane Guffey, of Brevard, and Samantha Beeker, also of Brevard. He was diagnosed with DIPG, Jan. 7,...

 

Charles William Morgan

Charles William Morgan, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Otis Julian Morgan and Ada Smith Morgan. He was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Dennis Morgan;...

 

Thomas Charles Nudd

Thomas Charles Nudd, 71, of Brevard, passed away Nov. 20, 2015, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Born Dec. 12, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late Hugh and Marion Nudd. In addition to his parents, his brother, James Nudd, predeceased...

 

Jean Merrill Plemmons

Jean Merrill Plemmons, 80, of Pisgah Forest, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 27, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Beatrice Merrill. Her sister, Earline Merrill Byers, and a brother, Alvin Merrill, also preceded her in death. She...

 

Eleanor J. Thoben

Eleanor J. Thoben, 87, of Brevard, passed away Nov. 30, 2015, after a long illness. She was born in St. Albans, Vt. to the late William and Mabel Young. In addition to her parents, her husband, Herman Thoben, also preceded her in death. She is...

 

Alice Willimon von Stein

Alice Willimon von Stein passed away at her home in Brevard Nov. 29, 2015. Born in Greenville, S.C. Sept. 18, 1916, she spent her summers on land purchased from “Uncle” Tom Fowler on Rich Mountain where her father farmed apples and cabbage. She...

 

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