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 By Derek McKissock    News    December 5, 2019 

Three County Commissioners Leave GOP – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Commissioners David Guice, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel have left the Republican Party. In an announcement, (see statement below) the three said they were changing their political...

 

Legal Notices: December 5, 2019

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF WILLIAM E. RIGLER STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 19-E-273 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified...

 

HOB Names Its New Director – Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard (HOB) Board of Directors has announced that Nicole Bentley will begin work as its new executive director on Jan. 6. A search committee, comprised of both board and community...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    December 5, 2019 

Store Opposition Meets To Organize – Transylvania County, NC

Community members gathered at Duckpond Pottery off Greenville Highway on Friday to discuss their plan to prevent the proposed Dollar General from being built across the street. The proposed location is a cornfield that sits in a floodplain and is...

 

Johnson Files For District 113 – Transylvania County, NC

On Monday, N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson filed for N.C. House District 113. Johnson will be running as the incumbent Republican representative for the district. He was appointed earlier this year by the executive committees from all three county Republican...

 

Principles Before Party

The decision by Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Hawkins, Vice Chair David Guice and former Vice Chair Page Lemel to leave the Republican Party and become Unaffiliated should lead all of us to some intensive reflection. As...

 

Local Library Announces Three Holiday Programs

Holiday programs at the Transylvania County Library include a storyteller, a music concert and a popular lecturer. Storyteller and performer Michael Reno Harrell will present “A Blue Ridge Holiday” on Monday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. The Bag Lunch...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Lonnie Watkins had a roundabout way of talking about roundabouts at the Dunn's Rock Dinner and Program on Nov. 21. Watkins, who serves as N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) district engineer for...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s...

 

Hawkins Named Top N.C. Rural Advocate

Transylvania County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins has been named as the 2019 North Carolina Rural Advocate of the Year by the North Carolina Rural Center. The award, given annually to a North Carolinian whose public leadership has resulted in...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 2, 2019

City Committee Backing Concrete Skate Park Proposal

The skate park dominated the recent city of Brevard Parks, Trails and Recreation Committee meeting, including a proposal to include plans for a concrete skate park in the city’s 2021 budget. After a lengthy discussion, City Manager Jim Fatland...

 

Kudos To Hawkins

In today’s paper, readers will find an article about County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins being named 2019 Rural Advocate of the Year. It is a honor that is well deserved. The NC Rural Center, which works to develop and implement economic...

 

Second-Half Surge Leads Panthers Past Tornados 61-47

The Brevard College women’s basketball team (2-4, 0-1 USAS) fell by a final score of 61-47 to the visiting LaGrange College Panthers (6-1, 1-0 USAS) in both teams’ USA South Conference-opening contest on Saturday afternoon at the Boshamer...

 

Legal Notices: December 2, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E341 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Helen Pauline Anderson of Transylvania County...

 

Christmas Tradition Revived At Silvermont

In the early 1900s, Mr. and Mrs. Silversteen opened their Rosman home each year for all to see the tree and share the spirit of the Christmas season. Unlike today, many families did not have a...

 

Connestee Falls News

In Their Own Words Janis Allen's book "World War II Veterans of the Carolinas: Their Stories in Their Own Words" provides a fascinating glimpse of history through the eyes of 27 western North...

 

Arensman Claims Cyclocross Title At N.C. Grand Prix

Brevard College senior Hannah Arensman won the UCI Women's Elite Cyclocross race to lead the BC cycling team in a highly successful weekend that featured four total wins and 12 podiums for Tornado...

 

Legal Notices: November 28, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E321 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jack Paul Deutschman of Transylvania County,...

 

Christmas Organ Recital Series Returns To FUMC

The Beulah McMinn Zachary Organ Foundation of Brevard First United Methodist Church (FUMC) has announced the fourth Christmas Organ Recital Series for the community. The series will begin Dec. 6 and continue for three consecutive Fridays in December,...

 

Brevard, Reidsville Set To Clash In Third Round Rematch

Playoff football doesn’t get much bigger than what’s set to go down in Reidsville Friday night. One year after squaring off in the state semifinal, the Brevard Blue Devils and the Reidsville Rams meet again, this time with a trip to the Final...

 

Residential Sales Trends For Transylvania And Asheville Region

As the 13-county Asheville region settled into fall and what is typically a slower selling season, sales across the region remained steady, rising 3.2 percent over sales last year, according to data...

 

Earl Wade Payne

Earl Wade Payne, 89, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. A native of Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late Perl Wade and Effie Townsend Payne. In addition to his parents, his...

 

Proposed New Dollar General Causing Concern – Brevard, NC

A permit for the construction of a Dollar General off U.S. 276 was filed Nov. 4 with the Transylvania County Building Permitting and Enforcement office and is concerning some of those who live in the area. The site of the proposed seventh store in...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    November 25, 2019

Opening Statements Made In Murder Trial – Brevard, NC

After eight days of jury selection, the trial in the murder case of 18-year-old Saul Ayala began Friday morning, with opening statements. Connell Dixon Hawkins, Chadley Tyrone Norris and James Alexander Ray face charges of first-degree murder,...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 25, 2019

School Officials Provide Budget News – Transylvania County, NC

“We actually do have some budget news,” Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations, told the Transylvania County Board of Education Thursday evening. Although the state General Assembly has adjourned without passing an...

 

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