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 By Alex Perri    News    October 21, 2019 

Presentation Covers Climate Change And Birds – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) met recently to hear Tom Tribble of the Audubon Society give a presentation about the impacts of climate change on birds. Tribble is the former president of the Elisha Mitchell Audubon society, which...

 

Increase All Teachers' Pay

Public schools in North Carolina have been in session now eight weeks – nearly a quarter of the school year – and it has been more than 100 days since Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper presented a compromise budget to the Republican-led General...

 

No. 7 Arts Features Three Artists

October begins with the quiet reds of the dogwoods and sourwood trees followed by the yellows and oranges of the maples and oaks. The colors capture and inspire artists of all mediums to create. The...

 

Civil War Letters Were Written To Loved Ones

The Local History Collection at the Transylvania County Library includes several letters written during the Civil War that express the struggles and fears of people trying to make a living and raise...

 

Young Coyotes 'Wandering' For New Territory, N.C. Biologists Say

Hearing or seeing more coyotes these days? You’re not alone, say biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. According to them, it is common for North Carolinians to report seeing and hearing coyotes more often in October and November....

 

N.C. Wildlife Recommends Wearing Orange

Fall is here, and so is the hunting season. Many take to the woods this time of year to enjoy the brisk weather and fall foliage, and its important to be aware of hunting activity in the area if you'r...

 

Conserving Carolina Will Host Headwaters State Forest Guided Hike Oct. 25

Conserving Carolina is hosting a guided hike to Bursted Rock in Headwaters State Forest on Friday, Oct. 25. Southeast stewardship manager Pam Torlina will lead the 5.2, strenuous, out-and-back hike....

 

Legal Notices: October 21, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E314 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Eva Morris Hall of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

Commission Asks Public To Report Hellbenders

With Delayed Harvest Trout Waters now open, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, in particular trout anglers, to report any sightings of hellbenders (water dogs) to the...

 

Haran Awarded Silver Medal Of Appreciation

Larry Chapman of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the SAR Silver Medal of Appreciation to Sharon Horan at this month’s meeting of the Joseph McDowell Chapter...

 

Legal Notices: October 17, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E310 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Thora P. Chilson of Transylvania County,... Full story

 

Verlin Ray Clarkson

Verlin Ray Clarkson, 82, of Bostic, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. He was a native of Baltimore County, Md. He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist...

 

Tutors Learn About Resources For Resiliency

On Monday evening many of our Homework Club tutors and others from the community gathered in the fellowship hall of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church for a presentation by Susanne...

 

Ballet Scholarship Drive Begins

Brevard Ballet is seeking to metaphorically "put the tutu on the ballerina" by raising $3,236 for 12 scholarship students. Realizing that not all donors can sponsor a full student scholarship, the "Tw...

 

City Of Brevard Candidate Q&A: Maurice Jones

Age: 47 Family: Wife, Allyson; 7-year-old son, Emile; 5-year-old daughter Olivia; twins, Lillian and Pearl, who will be 2 years old in December; and stepson, 25-year-old Tyler Godfrey. Education:...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 14, 2019

Dogwood Health Trust Gets Going

The Dogwood Health Trust met at Southwest Community College in Sylva on Thursday morning with local and national health care leaders as a part of a series of community meetings on factors that influence health. The meeting was somewhat of a...

 

Know Law About Bicycles

While riding my bicycle in the White Squirrel Classic through Henderson and Transylvania counties, recently, I was passed in my lane by two oncoming cars passing a cyclist in the other lane. One of the vehicles came within 4 feet of me. As of October...

 

Connestee Falls Designated As A Firewise Community

On Oct. 3, Justin McQuery of the N.C. Forest Service presented Jim Whitmore, general manager of the Connestee Falls Property Owners Association, with signs and a plaque designating it as a Firewise...

 

Legal Notices: October 14, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 19E294 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of William Clarence Andersen, Jr. of... Full story

 

Theodore V. Abbruzzese

Theodore V. Abbruzzese, 84, passed away Oct. 8, 2019, in his home in Etowah. He was born in Detroit, Mich., to Italian immigrants, Michael and Antoinette Abbruzzese. He earned an engineering degree...

 

Tornados' Cycling Places Third At Big Bear Competition

Brevard College sophomore Tyler Clark won the Men's Varsity Individual Omnium national title to cap off a highly successful trip to the 2019 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National...

 

World War I On The Transylvania Home Front

Handwritten letters were the leading means of communication for hundreds of years. Correspondence of well-known historical figures have long been used for research. However, letters of everyday...

 

Allison To Lead N.C. Outdoor Recreation Industry

On Thursday in Asheville, in front of the 500 attendees at the Outdoor Economy Conference, N.C. Senate Majority Whip Rick Gunn announced the appointment of Asheville businesswoman Amy Allison as the next director of the N.C. Outdoor Recreation...

 

Farmland Preservation Grants Available Through NCDA&CS

Starting today, county governments and nonprofit groups may apply for funding assistance from the N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund for farmland preservation projects. This year’s request for proposals includes...

 

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