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Articles from the December 26, 2019 edition

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 By Matt McGregor    News

Engel Highlights The Magic Of 'The Andy Griffith Show' – Brevard, NC

In what is considered the only Christmas episode of “The Andy Griffith Show,” Andy Taylor, Barney Fife, friends and family celebrate the season in Mayberry’s jailhouse with a... — Updated 12/26/2019


2019-20 Rosman High School Boys' Basketball Team

The 2019-20 RHS Boys' Basketball Team. (Times Photo by Jeremiah Reed)... — Updated 12/26/2019

 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports

Williams, Lady Tigers Eager To Embrace New Season

It's been four years since the last time Ashton Williams was on the sidelines leading the Rosman Lady Tiger basketball team, but even with a young group, Williams is optimistic... — Updated 12/26/2019


Ellis Garren

Ellis Garren, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., went home to be with the Lord, Dec. 25, 2019. He was a resident of the Brevard area until 1983 and was retired from Ecusta/Olin. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30,... — Updated 12/26/2019


Richard Everett McClure

Richard Everett McClure, 83, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. A native of Delphos, Ohio, he was the son of the late Everett B. and Bernice Rice McClure. In... — Updated 12/26/2019


Burlin McCall

Burlin McCall, 91, passed away peacefully in his sleep Thursday morning, Dec. 19, 2019. He was born in a railroad shack in Balsam Grove May 7, 1928, to the late Oscar and Dorothy... — Updated 12/26/2019


Jerry Lane Ballard

Jerry Lane Ballard, born March 10, 1944, went to be with our Lord Dec. 25, 2019, peacefully in his sleep. He was a beloved and devoted husband of 55 years, a father, a grandpa, a great-grandpa, and a true friend to many. He... — Updated 12/26/2019


Cedar Mountain News

Happy New Year We are welcoming a new business to Cedar Mountain. Katie Bubny, of Connesstee Falls, has recently leased the space where Proper Copper was – next to the post office. She will be opening a Yoga/Pilates center named... — Updated 12/26/2019


Church Activities

Brevard First UMC This Sunday, Brevard First UMC will offer one worship service at 10 a.m. There is no Sunday school. Brevard First UMC is located on Broad Street across from Brevard College. Three worship experiences are offered... — Updated 12/26/2019


New Book Honors 31 Local Vietnam Veterans – Transylvania County, NC

"Welcome Home, Brother: Memoirs of Vietnam War Veterans" made its debut at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Dec. 21. Author Michel Robertson presented copies to all... — Updated 12/26/2019


Silent Sam Was My Friend

Silent Sam was my best friend when I was a student at the University of North Carolina. I had silent conversations with Sam daily as I walked past him twice on most days for four years. He offered encouragement to me when I was... — Updated 12/26/2019


Stench Of The Silent Sam Sale

Regardless of whether one views the Silent Sam monument that once stood on the grounds of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a way to honor those who fought for the Confederacy or view it as an everlasting symbol... — Updated 12/26/2019

 By Ben Eller    Education

Program Provides $111,000 In Scholarships

On Dec. 18 the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program presented checks to Transylvania County Schools, Brevard College and Blue Ridge Community College. Each received $37,000,... — Updated 12/26/2019


Skyterra Publishes Its First Book, 'The Skyterra At Home Cookbook' – Transylvania County, NC

Skyterra Wellness Retreat has published its first compendium, a new cookbook called “Skyterra at Home: Simple Recipes to Elevate your Meals.” Meant to be both a resource and a guide, the cookbook includes guest and staff... — Updated 12/26/2019


Christmas Tree Recycling

When choosing a real Christmas tree for holiday celebrations, consumers should think about the many ways that trees can be repurposed after the holiday season. Some towns collect... — Updated 12/26/2019


Simple Winter Driving Tips For Safe Traveling

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA reminds motorists... — Updated 12/26/2019


Legal Notices: December 26, 2019

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY THIS ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THE POWER AND AUTHORITY contained within that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by William Bryan Goldsmith dated March 26... — Updated 12/26/2019 Full story

 By Jim Grodnik    Lifestyles

Rhyme Time In Connestee Falls

The day after Christmas in Connestee Falls Is a time for reflection and merry y’alls. Now to the grindstone I must put my nose It’s time to write poetry and forego the prose. So here’s to our friends in this forested glen... — Updated 12/26/2019


2019-20 Brevard High School Varsity Basketball Cheerleaders

Introducing the 2019-2020 BHS Varsity Basketball Cheerleaders. (Times Photo by Jeremiah Reed)... — Updated 12/26/2019


Tigers Clash With Yellowjackets, Bearcats In Home Opener

Rosman lost to Hayesville 48-12 and to Hendersonville 78-6.... — Updated 12/26/2019


Republican King Files For Rep. Meadows Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Wayne King is one of 12 Republicans who will seek the party’s nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat, which includes Transylvania County. As previously reported. Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows has announced he wou... — Updated 12/26/2019


Phillip Price Seeking Democratic Party Nomination For District 11 Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Phillip Price is one of five candidates who have filed for the Democratic Party primary in the 11th Congressional District, which includes Transylvania County. As previously... — Updated 12/26/2019


Owen Named County's Top Employee – Transylvania County, NC

Lt. Samuel "Sam" E. Owen, with the Sheriff's Office, has been chosen as the Transylvania County Employee of the Year. Prior to the recognition, nominations had been collected and... — Updated 12/26/2019


Guardian Ad Litem Program Currently Seeking Volunteers – Transylvania County, NC

Could you be the voice of a child? The Guardian ad Litem program is currently seeking volunteers to be voices for children who have been removed from their home. The cause of these children to be removed is no fault of their own.... — Updated 12/26/2019


Blue Zones Project Invites The Public To Give Input At Discovery Sessions – Brevard, NC

The Blue Zones Project – Brevard team invites the public to attend a meeting to learn more about this new initiative to promote a healthier community through exercise and natural movement, greater social interactions and food... — Updated 12/26/2019


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