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Legal Notices for May 29, 2014

13 SP 118 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Brenda Laura Robinson and Jeremy S. Robinson to Paul B. Welch, Trustee(s),... Full story

 

Frederick W. "Bob" Denninger

Frederick W. “Bob” Denninger, 82, of Brevard, formerly of Midland Park, N.J., passed away May 22, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He was the son of the late Frederick W. and Emma Louise Gogo Denninger. In addition to his...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 29, 2014

Fund Balance Drawdown Called For In Budget - Brevard NC

Transylvania County commissioners got their first look Tuesday night at County Manager Artie Wilson’s proposed budget that includes a call to drawdown $2.7 million in the fund balance, which is basically the county’s savings account. Wilson...

 

School Board Filing Set To Begin Monday -Brevard NC

Filing for the Nov. 4 election for two seats on the Transylvania County Board of Education begins Monday. The four-year terms of Sue Fox and Mike Rogers are expiring. Filing begins at noon, June 2, and ends at noon, July 7. The filing fee is $24....

 

Cynthia Lynn Hill Johnson

Cynthia Lynn Hill Johnson, 38, of Mt. Airy, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, May 21, 2014. She was born in York County, S.C. Aug. 2, 1975, to Tony Eugene and Bonnie Degail Stalls Hill. She ran an Internet blog from her home...

 

Jobless Rate Decreases In April - Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s jobless rate decreased from 7.1 percent in March to 6.1 percent in April, according to preliminary figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The local jobless numbers only take into account those who...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 29, 2014

Unclear What Rail Line Sale Will Mean For Ecusta Trail - Brevard NC

Watco Companies, a freight line operator based in Kansas, was the winning bidder on 93 miles of rail line in western North Carolina owned by Norfolk Southern, including the section stretching from...

 

Raleigh Royalty

It took less than a week for members of the General Assembly to reveal that they view themselves more like royalty than representatives. During a Senate Commerce Committee on fracking, one reporter had her recorder confiscated in direct violation of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 29, 2014

Nathan Sanders Doesn't Let Disability Stop Him - Brevard NC

Nathan Sanders makes the best of the disease he was born with. The 28-year-old Brevard resident was born with Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency, or PFFD, a rare non-hereditary disease that affects...

 

No School On Memorial Day

My children did not attend school on Memorial Day because I kept them out on principle. We talked about the importance of Memorial Day as a special day of reverence meant to honor the fallen men and women who sacrificed everything to provide us with...

 

Felony To Stop Pollution

Fracking! How can Gov. McCrory and N.C. legislators have the gall to try to pass a bill on fracking that would make it a felony crime to publicly disclose the chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural...

 

Rodeway Inn Site Changing

The owner of the former Rodeway Inn property, Sharon Thurner, president of Sonoma Properties in Charlotte, said they are in the permitting process with Bojangles, which is scheduled to open a branch...

 

Brevard Blues Festival Swinging Into Town – Brevard NC

On Saturday, June 7. from 3-11 p.m., the Brevard Music Center (BMC), in collaboration with Brevard's 185 King Street music club, will present and produce the first one-day Brevard Blues Festival. The...

 

Petits To Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Charles Russell and Shirley Ann Galloway Petit, of Rosman, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 1, 2014. They were married at the county courthouse in Pickens, S.C., May 28,...

 

Taylors Mark 50 Years

Dennis L. and Gladys S. Taylor will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 31, 2014. They were married at St. Timothy United Methodist Church May 31, 1964. He worked at Ecusta for 42...

 

Anderses Honor 50 Years

Bobby and Carolyn Kanitz Anders, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 30, 2014. They were married at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Milan, Mich. May 30, 1964. They have spent...

 

Tinsley, Laughter Exchange Vows

Katlyn Mikael Tinsley, of Brevard, and Joshua Benjamin Laughter, also of Brevard, were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. March 8, 2014, at Carr's Hill Baptist Church, in Brevard. Rev. Shane Hardesty...

 

News of Organizations

WNC Quilters Guild Western North Carolina Quilters Guild in Hendersonville presents “A Garden of Quilts” show Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 13-15, at Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall in Flat Rock. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will begin their summer worship schedule Sunday, June 1 During the months of June, July, and August, there will be one Sunday morning worship at 10 a.m. For additional...

 

June 12 'Business Bootcamp' Set – Brevard NC

Fifty percent of all small businesses fail in their first four years, according to Statistic-Brain.com. To address this issue, Mountain Bizworks (MBW) collaborated with four successful small business owners. Business Bootcamp was born, and has had...

 

Slow Cooker Class

Sharing House clients attended a class in slow cooking at the Community Services Building. Sara Freeman of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service led them through the basics along with instruction on nutrition and stretching food dollars...

 

Courthouse Now Takes Credit Cards – Brevard NC

For the first time, Transylvania County citizens can pay fines and related court costs using their credit/debit card. The courthouse will now be able to accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa cards along with a valid...

 

Miller Reunion Planned June 1

The annual Miller Reunion will be held Sunday, June 1, at the Quebec Community Center. The doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Any family and friends of the late Gideon Miller and Mary Ann Henderson Miller are welcome...

 

Summer Reading Program Offers Various Activities – Brevard NC

Summer starts with a bang for children and teens ages 3-17 at the Transylvania County Library with this year’s summer reading incentive program, “Fizz, Boom, Read!” Beginning June 4, youth can register to earn prizes for the time they spend...

 

Comedians, Bands To Take Stage In Brevard – Brevard NC

Comedy acts and two bands will take the stage at 185 King Street this Friday through Monday. Strung Like A Horse, which has an acoustic driven sound, will perform Friday, May 30, at 8 p.m. The band in...

 

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