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Judy Vaughn Joins Keller Williams Realty Brevard – Brevard NC

“We’re excited to welcome Judy Vaughn to the Keller Williams Brevard family,” said John Prescott, owner of Keller Williams Realty Brevard. “This company succeeds through... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Pisgah Laboratories Wins Top 5 Technologies Award

Pisgah Laboratories, Inc., an innovative intellectual property and drug development company located in Transylvania County was recently recognized for their technical achievements to reduce the nation’s drug abuse crisis. The... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

City Of Brevard Seeks Input On New Comprehensive Plan – Brevard NC

The city of Brevard has a long history of planning for the future. The city has employed zoning as a planning tool since at least 1946, and adopted its first comprehensive plan in 1964. The city began developing plans for... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Countywide Environmental Symposium Set For Sept. 21 – Brevard NC

Brevard College, the Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club, and the Transylvania Natural Resource Council announce a one-day symposium that will focus on Transylvania County, its people, natural resources-based economic development, and... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Future Of Rosenwald Community To Be Discussed – Brevard NC

The public is invited to join the city of Brevard to discuss a variety of topics regarding the future of the Rosenwald community. These questions cover a broad range of subjects including the following: • How to improve... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Transylvania Endowment Announces $49,000 In Grants – Brevard NC

Transylvania Endowment has announced $49,000 in recent grants to local nonprofit organizations that provide critical services for economically disadvantaged people. The grants include the following: $11,000 to Blue Ridge Community... — Updated 12/17/2012

 
 By Jimmy Harris    Features

Israel Is Truly A ‘Land Of Milk And Honey’

Some things are just untimely and so was the case when my tour to Israel was scheduled last spring to begin Nov. 26. Last April, when my tour with my parents was booked, all seemed... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

News Of Organizations

Brevard Rotary John Lanier, editor of The Transylvania Times, will address the Rotary Club of Brevard Dec. 18 at noon at the Brevard College cafeteria. Brevard Rotary meets every Tuesday except for this month, as the two end of... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Brookshires To Mark 60th Anniversary

Cliff and Nancy Brookshire, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 21, 2012. They were married Dec. 21, 1952, in Oak Forest Presbyterian Church, in... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Births In Transylvania

Ian Matthew Taylor Matt and Christy Taylor, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ian Matthew Taylor, born Dec. 14, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. His... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Yellow Book Collection Boxes Ready For Filling – Brevard NC

Look for the yellow boxes placed by the Ameri-can Association of University Women (AAUW) in convenient locations throughout Brevard and surrounding communities. For the 44th year, the AAUW is asking for donations of used books to... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Brevard Middle School Science Scholars Honored – Brevard NC

Thanks to scholarships from AAUW, three Brevard Middle School girls attended a one-week academic summer camp at Clemson University this past summer. The camp, called Project WISE (W... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Secret Santa

It was a hectic, yet joyous scene Friday afternoon at the Transylvania County Boys & Girls Club as local youth celebrated their annual Secret Santa Workshop. Boys and girls were... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Let’s Bowl

A “ceremonial” first frame (above) was held Saturday at Rockin’ Bowl in Brevard. (Below right) Sierra Price and her dad, Neil, were among those glad to see the bowling alley... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Ervin Luis Muniz

Ervin Luis Muniz, 79, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born in Puerto Rico in the town of Utuado. His parents, Francisco and Maria Muniz;... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Mary Faith Gibson Jennings

Mary Faith Gibson Jennings, 91, of Brevard, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at her home in College Walk. She was the daughter of the late Baxter Monroe Gibson and Dovie M. Glover Gibson. She was a member of Brevard Wesleyan Church.... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Sarah Jane (Sally) Reno

Sarah Jane (Sally) Reno, of Hendersonville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. She is survived by three children, Jeanne Reno (James Bryson), of Horse Shoe, Ellen Cunningham... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Dr. John Louis Lenzen

Dr. John Louis Lenzen, 91, died Dec. 6, 2012, at Clare Bridge of Vero Beach. He was born in Webster Groves, Mo., and lived in Vero Beach, Fla. and Lake Toxaway. He enjoyed his... — Updated 12/17/2012

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Local Marine Killed - Brevard NC

Lance Cpl. Randall Buford, a U.S. Marine and a 2009 graduate of Brevard High School, was found dead in Jacksonville, N.C., Friday night after being allegedly murdered by a fellow Marine. The 21-year-old Buford was found shortly... — Updated 12/17/2012

 
 By Eric Crews    News

Program Brings ‘Trees’ To Troops -Brevard NC

For the third year in a row, Cedar Mountain resident Gloria Harris has tried her best to make Christmas a little brighter for some of the thousands of troops stationed overseas during the holidays each year. A program she founded i... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Brevard Will Ask Residents To Conserve Water — Brevard NC

Jay Johnston, the city of Brevard’s director of engineering and utilities, is asking for citizen help in the coming year. On Jan. 2, the city will ask customers to voluntarily conserve water as it renovates and upgrades its... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

College Offers Tuition Saving – Brevard NC

Brevard College announced last week that it will offer half-off tuition scholarship to high school graduates of Transylvania, Henderson and Buncombe counties. “As part of Brevard College’s continued commitment to our... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Edgar P. “Ed” Israel

Edgar P. “Ed” Israel, 78, died Dec. 15, 2012. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Lane B. and Ardie P. Israel. His high school sweetheart and wife of 49... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Legal Notices For 12-17-12

Haywood EMC is now accepting sealed bids on the following vehicles: Truck 39 - 2004 Ford F-150, White, 4x4, Regular cab, 4.6L, V-8 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, 4-point strobe kit, utility cover, 132,318 miles. Truck 6 -... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

Georgia T. Almany

Georgia T. Almany, 85, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. She was born in Spartanburg County and was a resident of Transylvania County for most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Oliver and Lula Dickson... — Updated 12/17/2012

 

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