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Articles from the December 12, 2013 edition

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Ineffective Fines

One of the faults of humans is that if a behavior is frequently repeated, we begin to accept it, no matter how detrimental it may be. And so it was when it was reported late last month that North Carolina won nearly $40 million in... — Updated 12/11/2013


Musicke Antiqua To Perform – Brevard NC

Musicke Antiqua, an early music consort that performs in Brevard and surrounding areas, will present their annual free Christmas concert in the Rogow Room of the Transylvania... — Updated 12/11/2013


Rock Gym Provides Indoor Climbing – Brevard NC

The Brevard Rock Gym is located in downtown Brevard across from the Transylvania County Library. The Brevard Rock Gym focuses on giving its customers the opportunity to gain self-confidence and strength, mentally and physically.... — Updated 12/11/2013


Climbing Club Seeks Official Designation – Brevard NC

Brevard College, already well-known for its excellent outdoors programs and national championship-winning cycling team, may soon be adding a school-sponsored rock climbing team... — Updated 12/11/2013


Chamber Announces More Holiday Winners – Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the following winners of the 2013 Holiday Promotion Give Away: Brian Kreigsman entered the drawing at Mayberry's... — Updated 12/11/2013


Knights Hold Blood Drive Monday – Brevard NC

The next Knights of Columbus blood drive is Monday, Dec. 16, from noon to 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Giving blood takes less than an hour and is a way of giving life to those in need. Calls will... — Updated 12/11/2013


Pisgah Brewing, Oskar Blues' To Raise Money For Colorado Flood Relief – Brevard NC

Pisgah Brewing Company and Oskar Blues Brewery are teaming up with some of Asheville’s finest pickers to raise money and lift spirits in benefit of OBB’s nationally active foundation, CAN’d Aid. This concert event will featur... — Updated 12/11/2013


Store, Customers Send Books To Adopt A Family Brevard NC

Peggy Hansen of Highland Books delivered the final load of books from her customers to Sharing House, just in time to be included in Adopt A Family gift packages for poor families... — Updated 12/11/2013


News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Brevard John Fenner, a program director for the Center for Courage & Renewal, will speak to the Rotary Club of Brevard at its noon meeting Tuesday, Dec. 17. The club meets each week at the Brevard Conference Center,... — Updated 12/11/2013


Macks To Celebrate 50 Years Together

Annie Sue and E. B. Mack Jr., of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 21, 2013, with a reception hosted by Ethel Derrick, family and friends, at Pisgah... — Updated 12/11/2013


Cooper, Littleton Exchange Vows

Krystin Ashley Cooper, of Penrose, and Nathaniel Wayne Littleton, of Pisgah Forest, were united in marriage Sept. 7, 2013, at 5 p.m., at Pretty Place Chapel, in Cedar Mountain.... — Updated 12/11/2013


Church Activities – Transylvania County

Blantyre Baptist Mark 209, a southern gospel band from Nashville, Tenn., will be singing their Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 15, at Blantyre Baptist during the morning service at 11 a.m. Pastor Ron Nelson and the congregation... — Updated 12/11/2013

 By Eric Crews    News

Oskar Blues Celebrates First Anniversary - Brevard NC

When he started Oskar Blues Restaurant in Lyons, Colo., on April 25, 1997, Dale Katechis said he wasn't sure his business would survive being hit by a 4-foot-deep snowstorm,... — Updated 12/11/2013


Preparation For Demolition To Begin Monday - Brevard NC

The project to demolition a portion of the Rice Furniture building at the corner of Caldwell and Probart streets in Brevard will begin Monday. D.H. Griffin Wrecking Co. will... — Updated 12/11/2013

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Tour Offers Peek Into Artist Studios – Brevard NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will hold its annual holiday fundraiser this Saturday by showcasing a tour of local art studios and giving people a behind-the-scenes look at... — Updated 12/11/2013


Wreck Closes West Main For Hours

West Main Street in downtown Brevard was closed for roughly two hours on Tuesday after a three-vehicle accident involving a Brinks truck and two passenger vans. The incident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Ac... — Updated 12/11/2013


Charles "Chuck" Jenkins Shuman

Charles “Chuck” Jenkins Shuman, 51, of Brevard, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. He is the son of Nell Hart Shuman and the late William Jenkins Shuman. He was preceded in death by his... — Updated 12/11/2013 Full story


Dolores "Dee" Angers

Dolores “Dee” Angers, of Sarasota, Fla., and longtime summer resident of Lake Toxaway, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, in Florida. She leaves behind her loving husband of 63 years, Bob, and her son, Rob. They were previous owners of... — Updated 12/11/2013 Full story


Sarah Arrowood Brown

Sarah Arrowood Brown, 90, of Brevard passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Andrews, N.C. to the late Pearlie and Bessie Almond... — Updated 12/11/2013 Full story


David Price Allred M.D.

David Price Allred M.D., of Sherwood Forest, in Brevard, passed on Dec. 7, 2013. He was born Jan. 29, 1939 in Wichita Falls, Texas. A born athlete, he attended Crockett Elementary... — Updated 12/11/2013 Full story


Public Invited To 2nd Retail Market Presentation - Brevard NC

The city of Brevard Planning Department invites the public to attend the second presentation of the findings of the Retail Market Analysis and Strategy project. The presentation will be at 8 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, in Council... — Updated 12/11/2013

 By Eric Crews    News

River Rescue Successful - Brevard NC

When John Wayne Hardison, owner of High Country Tree Service, headed out last Friday to assess the potential challenges and costs of removing a dangerous and rapidly growing logjam on the French Broad River, he wasn’t necessarily... — Updated 12/11/2013


Legal Notices for Dec .12 2013

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 133 In the matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of Timothy P. Dugan, Unmarried GRANTOR TO... — Updated 12/11/2013 Full story

 By Eric Crews    News

County OKs New Pay Study - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners moved forward Tuesday night with a plan to hire an outside agency to evaluate the salaries of county employees and see how they compare to other governments across the region. The 5-0 vote to... — Updated 12/11/2013


Rainfall Record Broken - Brevard NC

After a rainy weekend that pushed rainfall totals for the year over the 100-inch mark, 2013 will go down in history as the wettest year since weather began being recorded in Brevard in 1902. As of this Wednesday morning, Brevard... — Updated 12/11/2013


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