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Articles from the December 12, 2019 edition

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 By Derek McKissock    News

County Limited On What It Can Do On Store – Transylvania County, NC

A large number of people opposed to the proposed Dollar General off U.S. 276 attended Monday’s Board of Commissioners meeting and learned the county is limited in what it can do.... — Updated 12/12/2019


Santa Visits Children At VFW Auxiliary Event

Santa Claus visited the local VFW on Sunday.... — Updated 12/11/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Theft Three men stole an antique Coke Cooler in front of the Cedar Mountain Canteen on Nov. 26 at 3:12 a.m. The vehicle was a black Chevy Avalanche. The front wheels are different... — Updated 12/11/2019


When Holiday Shopping, Remember The Library

This time of year there seems to be so many choices of when and where to do one’s holiday shopping - Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Super Saturday, Buy Local, Shop Small Business Day. All or some of those might fit the bill. But... — Updated 12/11/2019


Front Country To Play In Brevard This Friday

It wasn’t a given that the musicians of Front Country would wind up in anything remotely resembling a bluegrass band. Singer Melody Walker got into world music and belted out... — Updated 12/11/2019


Election Filing Continues – Transylvania County, NC

Filing for the March 3, 2020, primary continues until noon, Dec. 20, for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, state House and Senate and statewide seats, and national races. As of this Wednesday... — Updated 12/11/2019


McCall Files For Board – Transylvania County, NC

Former Board of Education Chairwoman Teresa McCall has filed for the Republican primary for the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Three seats currently held by Jason Chappell, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel will be on the... — Updated 12/11/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Cemetery Thieves Common At Christmas

When Linda Petit took her husband, Ray, to see the floral arrangement on her parents' gravestone on Sunday at the Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory (formerly Pisgah Gardens) off... — Updated 12/11/2019

 By Derek McKissock    News

4 Sites On Table For New Court Building – Transylvania County, NC

An architect will look at four sites in the county to do an “apples to apples” comparison and find out if they are suitable for a new courthouse. During their regular meeting Monday, the Board of Commissioners approved hiring... — Updated 12/11/2019

 By Alex Perri    News

Judge Sentences 3 To Life Without Parole – Brevard, NC

On Tuesday evening, a Transylvania County jury found Connell Dixon Hawkins, 30, of Hendersonville, Chadley Tyrone Norris, 36, of Brevard, and James Alexander Ray, 23, of Wilmington, guilty of first-degree murder in perpetration of... — Updated 12/11/2019


Make Weeknight Meals Healthy And Simple

Households in which both parents work and kids have school and extracurricular commitments can get a little hectic, particularly on weeknights. Parents who want to prepare... — Updated 12/11/2019


Chocolate Coconut Cookies Have Intriguing Spice Notes

If you've been a reader of my column these past many years, you know you can expect one thing from me as surely as the fact that I love to help people cook and eat the best food pos... — Updated 12/11/2019


Cathey's Creek News

In The Bible Mission In the Bible Mission meets every Sunday morning at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center starting at 10 a.m. with Sunday school/Bible study and preaching service with Rev. Pete Lee at 11 a.m. Next Sunday, Dec.... — Updated 12/11/2019


Rosman Ushers In The Christmas Season – Rosman, NC

The community of Rosman celebrated Christmas with a parade on Sunday. (Times photos by Derek McKissock)... — Updated 12/11/2019


Greystone Inn, Lake Toxaway Charities Help Others

On Thursday evening, Dec. 5, The Greystone Inn in partnership with Lake Toxaway Charities celebrated their second annual “Angel Tree” lighting. Lake Toxaway Charities provides g... — Updated 12/11/2019


Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us at 11 a.m. (one service only), Sunday, Dec. 15, for Joy Proclaimed! A Festival of Music! It will feature the Chancel Choir, Westminster Ringers, Children’s Choir and instrumentalists.... — Updated 12/11/2019


The Haven Of Transylvania County Receives $3,000 Grant – Transylvania County, NC

The Haven of Transylvania County has been awarded a grant of $3,000 by the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Emily Lowery said Tuesday. According to Lowery, the grant will be used to reduce homelessness in this region by... — Updated 12/11/2019


Robyn Rohr Named New BC Tornados' Softball Coach

Robyn Rohr has been named head softball coach at Brevard College, announced Director of Athletics Myranda Nash. “After an extensive search for our next head softball coach, we are... — Updated 12/11/2019


BC Cycling Preps For Nationals Seeking Multiple Titles

Coming off a highly successful regular season, the 10-time national champion Brevard College Cycling team heads across the country this week to compete at the 2019 USA Cycling Colle... — Updated 12/11/2019


Legal Notices: December 12, 2019



Chamber Of Commerce Announces Third Weekly Holiday Giveaway Winner

Local resident Kim Meany won the third weekly drawing for the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce 2019 Holiday Giveaway. Kim entered the drawing at Mayberry's Soups &... — Updated 12/11/2019


Bring Donations Of Toys To Sharing House – Brevard, NC

Sharing House has a long tradition of gathering toys and stocking stuffers, as well as books from Highland Bookstore, to bring joy to over 780 children and youth during the Christmas holiday season. With the community donations,... — Updated 12/11/2019


Balsam Grove News

Christmas Program There will be a Christmas program at the Shoal Creek Baptist Church at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15. Everyone is invited to attend. Woods Memorial will have its Christmas program at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 21. Everyone... — Updated 12/11/2019


Ruth S. Martin

Ruth S. Martin passed away Dec. 5, 2019, at the age of 92. She was the widow of Leighton W. “Chick” Martin, who died in 2016. They were long-time residents of Brevard and... — Updated 12/11/2019


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