Articles from the December 11, 2014 edition

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Arrest Made In Connection With Little Caesars Robbery -Brevard NC

Local law enforcement has made an arrest in connection with the alleged armed robbery Dec. 5 of Little Caesars Pizza. The Brevard Police Department arrested Barry Glenn Wyrick, 55,... — Updated 12/12/2014


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Sheila Kay Adams And Michael Reno Harrell To Perform At Library Dec. 12 – Brevard NC

Two award-winning mountain voices will take the stage together in a free performance at the Transylvania County Library Friday, Dec. 12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The library welcomes back Sheila Kay Adams and Michael Reno Harrell to... — Updated 12/10/2014


Ballet Joins Philharmonic For 'Home For The Holidays' Concert – Brevard NC

Tickets are on sale now for the much anticipated "Home for the Holidays" concert Thursday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Porter Center on the campus of Brevard College. The Brevard... — Updated 12/10/2014


Talk, Not Sue

Negotiations and compromise seem to have been replaced by filing lawsuits against other branches of government at the federal and state level. Members of the U.S. House have sued the president over certain aspects of the... — Updated 12/10/2014


Christmas Tree Extravaganza At College Walk Dec. 16– Brevard NC

College Walk is opening their doors to the community once again with their annual Christmas Tree Extravaganza. The public is invited to visit College Walk Tuesday, Dec. 16, from 11... — Updated 12/10/2014


'Whose Water Is It Anyway?' Conference Videos Available – Brevard NC

On Nov. 15, more than 200 Transylvania County citizens gathered at Brevard College’s Porter Center to hear an outstanding array of speakers and panelists discuss issues surrounding the importance of water and decisions the county... — Updated 12/10/2014


'For Us A Child Is Born' To Highlight Moravian Rite – Brevard NC

A service in the tradition of a Moravian Lovefeast will be presented by the Chancel Choir of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. Special Advent and Christmas music will include the cantata, "For... — Updated 12/10/2014


A Nighttime Walk To Celebrate The Winter Solstice – Transylvania County NC

To celebrate the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, a nighttime walk to Hooker Falls will be hosted by the Environmen-tal and Conservation Organization (ECO) Sun-day, Dec. 21, in DuPont State Forest at 7 p.m. Meet at... — Updated 12/10/2014


D.D. Bullwinkel's: After 20 Years Store Is Going Strong – Brevard NC

In 1994, Dee Dee and Jimmy Perkins and their partners had a dream of opening a new business in Brevard. After making a list of business ideas, and then scratching a few ideas off,... — Updated 12/10/2014


Hogsed Wins Second Holiday Promotion – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Com-merce has announced that the winner of the second drawing of the 2014 Holiday Promotion Give Away is Sharon Hogsed. Hogsed entered the... — Updated 12/10/2014


Transylvania Youth Strings Open For Renowned Violinist

Members of the Transylvania Youth Strings play in the lobby of Brevard College's Porter Center for Performing Arts. They opened for renowned violinist Mark O'Connor Monday... — Updated 12/10/2014


Christmas Arrives In Tiger Town

Sunny conditions greeted those who took part in or watched last Sunday's Christmas parade in Rosman. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)... — Updated 12/10/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

County Administration Building Officially Open - Brevard NC

The public got its first look at the county's new administration building during an open house event that followed a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday. The administration... — Updated 12/10/2014


Christmas Day Dinner Planned At Sacred Heart – Brevard NC

As in years past, the spirit of Christmas grows as Dec. 25 and the Annual Community Christmas Diner at Sacred Heart Catholic Church approaches. Begun 16 years ago, the church has hosted an annual Christmas dinner with the help of... — Updated 12/10/2014


Boy Scouts Taking BBQ Orders - Brevard NC

As part of a fundraiser, Boy Scout Troop 703 will take orders for barbecue this Saturday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 20, at the front of Lowe’s in Brevard. The orders may be made between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days. The... — Updated 12/10/2014


Brevard Music Center Announces Its 2015 Season Lineup - Brevard NC

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program. Watts burst upon the music world at... — Updated 12/10/2014


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard FUMC The Music Ministries of Brevard First UMC will present the Christmas cantata, “By Heaven’s Light,” in worship at 8:30 and 10:55 a.m. this Sunday. This delightful arrangement by Allen Pote and Tom Long is offered... — Updated 12/10/2014


Jobless Rate Falls In October - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate decreased from 6 percent in September to 5.5 percent in October, according to preliminary figures from the state Division of Employment Security. The local jobless numbers only take into... — Updated 12/10/2014


Shooting Still Being Investigated - Brevard NC

The shooting death Saturday of Pisgah Forest resident Timothy Wayne Grant is still under investigation as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office. No further information on the case has been... — Updated 12/10/2014

 By Derek McKissock    News

Planner: Density A Better Deal For Cities - Brevard NC

The more dense development found in downtown Brevard is a better property tax revenue generator for the city than a large spread-out development, such as the Forest Gate Shopping Center. That was one of the conclusions by Joe... — Updated 12/10/2014

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Audit: County Fund Balance Increases In FY14 - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s financial audit for fiscal year 2014 revealed an increase of more than $1.5 million in the county’s general fund balance, with unassigned fund balance increasing just over $200,000. The audit findings... — Updated 12/10/2014


News of Organizations

Hearing Loss Association The Brevard Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will hold its annual Holiday Member Appreciation Luncheon at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Carlson Conference Room of the... — Updated 12/10/2014


Lucy Evatt Norton

Lucy Evatt Norton, 82, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Luther and Mena Hughes Evatt. In addition to her parents, her brothers and sisters, Tillman Evatt, J.B. Evatt, Loui... — Updated 12/10/2014


Joe Delk

Joe Delk, 81, of Brevard, passed away Dec. 5, 2014 following a short illness. A native of Johnston County, N.C., he was the son of the late Rev. David H. and Lula Sheffield Delk. In addition to his parents, his daughter, Karen... — Updated 12/10/2014


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