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 By Gary Peeples    Outdoors    May 14, 2018

Spring Planting? Buy Native Landscapes, Help Save The Wildlife

After a few fits and starts, spring is in full swing (with occasional flashes of summer). For many of us, spring brings the feel of earth on our hands and visions of what we want our yards, gardens an...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 12, 2018

County Approves Center Grants - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Board of Commissioners has approved grant funding totaling roughly $50,000 that will go to the county’s community centers to make improvements, including being able to provide WiFi. In February, the county sought grant...

 
 By Jill Beach    Features    April 12, 2018

The Haven Provides A Much-Needed Service - Brevard, NC

What if you suddenly lost everything due to circumstances beyond your control? Suppose your car breaks down and you are unable to get to work; you lose your job, and are unable to pay your rent; your...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 2, 2018

County Offering Housing Option

The Board of Commissioners has approved county staff to seek interest from for-profit or nonprofit groups and others to design, construct and manage a multifamily, rental workforce housing development on county property. The county-owned property is...

 

BMS Seventh Grade: Students Learn Through Community Service

By Jay Avery, Ramses Lopez-Cervantes and John Payne Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" The seventh graders at Brevard...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 8, 2018

County Wants Input On Fire Dept. Funding

Property owners in the Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue district currently pay the lowest tax rate in the county — 4.79 cents — for those services, while those in the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue pay the highest — 13.78 cents. The method that determines...

 

Commissioners Hear Department Accomplishments, Goals

Last week during the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting each government department gave its semi-annual report on accomplishments, trends and goals. The first reports were published in this past Thursday’s and Monday’s papers....

 

Spending By Commissioners Is Not Conservative

I am writing concerning the article in your paper about the school board wanting a $68 million bond for school construction. The article said money would be spent for extensive renovations and additions. I am all for keeping up good maintenance and...

 

Shop Wild And Local

There's nothing like a few weeks of real North Carolina mountain winter weather to bring one's awareness back to necessity mode. As everyone buckles down for a while, just the sense of preparedness...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 4, 2018

Homeless Have Shelter Options

It’s brutally cold. There’s just no escaping it, with temperatures not expected to get into the 40s until Monday. For those without a roof over their heads, it’s a particular trying time. In Transylvania County, Brevard Community Church on...

 

A Pet Is A Serious Responsibility

This is a reminder to people who are planning to buy “surprise” puppies or kitten for Christmas presents. Remember that a pet is not a stuffed toy, but a major responsibility which requires an emotional and financial commitment, which many...

 

Better To Give Than Receive

Better To Give Than Receive With the holiday season upon us and Christmas Eve just 10 days away, the adage “It’s better to give than receive” is quite appropriate. In fact, helping one’s fellow man, particularly those who are less fortunate,...

 

County Approves Building Contract

The contract to build a new 60,750-square-foot light industrial building in Brevard was approved last week by the Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting. Commissioners awarded the contract to the Harper Corporation, which had the lowest...

 

Feral Cats Have A Friend And A Protector

Lawyer by day, cat rescuer by night, Erica Erickson is a defender for the marginalized feral cat population, whose grim reality is often one of neglect and a short, painful life. She started a “barn cat” program to give this overlooked species...

 

Legal Notices for November 6, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE 17 SP 73 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Raymond Joseph Clarke, III to Allan B. Polunsky, Trustee(s), dated the 31st day of July, 2015, and recorded in Book 734, Page... Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 6, 2017

County Animal Services Director Steps Down

Elma Rae Greene has resigned as the director at Transylvania County Animal Services as of Friday. “I’ve been in government a long time, and I’ve run several animal shelters across the state and have been involved in animal services since the...

 

Legal Notices for October 23, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 17-E-297 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of James S.... Full story

 

Legal Notices for October 9, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing City of Brevard Proposed Amendments to Brevard Music Center Planned Development District Ordinance Number 11-09 The Brevard City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 16, 2017. The hearing will begin at 7:00... Full story

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Who among us doesn’t want the story of our lives to be a “page turner?” Keith Thompson’s message will be about “turning the page” as an act of faith. Special music for worship will be provided by the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 5, 2017

Board OKs Dog Training Facility - Brevard, NC

The city of Brevard’s Board of Adjustments unanimously approved Jodi Miller’s application Tuesday for a special use permit to operate a dog training and day care facility at the former Marcum’s location on U.S. 276 near Brevard Elementary. The...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Lord’s Day, Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian will be celebrating World Communion Sunday. Keith Thompson’s sermon will be, Those Humbling Moments.” In observance of World Communion Sunday, music for...

 

Legal Notices for September 25, 2017

NOTICE: Western Carolina Comm-unity Action, Inc., a nonprofit serving Henderson, Polk, Rutherford and Transylvania Counties, is now accepting applications for membership on the Board of Directors. The deadline for applications is October 4, 2017. If... Full story

 

Legal Notices for September 11, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 12 CVS 434 NOTICE OF JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE SALE Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for GSAMP 2002-HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certificates,... Full story

 

Nancy Moore Carson

Nancy Moore Carson, born in Belmont, N.C. in 1933, was the youngest of seven children born to Robert and Dolly Carson. She died in her summer home in Brevard Aug. 23, 2017. She is survived by one sister, Katherine C. Pitts; niece, Amy Pitts; nephew,...

 

Legal Notices For August 21, 2017

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having recently qualified as the Personal Represent-ative of the Estate of Edward Hombordy, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to... Full story

 

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