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 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019 

City Manager Proposes No Tax Increase In Budget

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes no property tax increase, but a hike in water and sewer fees. Fatland presented his $24.3 million budget during Brevard City Council’s regular meeting on...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 23, 2019 

School Board Discusses Bond Choices

In a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the top choices of architects and CMARs (construction managers at risk) to implement the renovations and additions to Brevard High School and Rosman...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

DuPont Forest Opens New Bathroom At Hooker Falls Access

DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) is opening a new restroom near the Hooker Falls Access Area to the public today. The bathrooms are designed for high traffic and to improve the visitor experience over portable toilets currently at that...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 23, 2019 

Consensus Is To Expand Medicaid

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed, one of its major components was expanding Medicaid coverage. The idea was that by expanding Medicaid coverage and providing subsidies to those who made too much to qualify for Medicaid, nearly all...

 

What Will Johnson Do?

I read in the May 2 edition that Jake Johnson is seeking the Republican nomination for State House District 113. Several of his statements are interesting beginning with the statement “conservative values that make North Carolina the greatest state...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

DAR Members Meet For Final Meeting Of Term

The May 14 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution began at 5 p.m. at Lola’s Old Hickory House, with a social hour presided over by Bob Jenkins and Carroll...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Winners Of White Squirrel Photo Contest Announced

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the Heart of Brevard to host the 15th annual White Squirrel Photo Contest. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council said, the...

 

Cedar Mountain News

CMFRD Memorial BBQ Come on down for a fundraiser BBQ lunch with all the trimmings at the fire station on Saturday, May 25. The auxiliary will be serving mouth watering barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Gallery Walk Kicks Off White Squirrel Weekend

Explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on May 24 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Brevard. This free walkable event kicks-off the 2019 White Squirrel Festival Weekend. New this month is a collaborative art project by...

 

News of Organizations: Democratic Women

On Monday, May 20, the Transylvania County Democratic Women hosted its annual luncheon in the library Rogow Room. Nearly 100 members and guests gathered to listen to Patsy Keever, former chair of the N.C. Democratic Party, speak about the state of...

 

Janet Lucille Krug

Janet Lucille Krug, 93, of Etowah, formerly of Oshkosh, Wis., passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, in hospice at Lake Point Landing Life Care, in Hendersonville. She was born July 16, 1925, in Oshkosh,...

 

John Andrew Curro

John Andrew Curro, 84, of Brevard, passed away May 17, 2019, at home under Hospice care. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Anna Fallica Curro. In addition to his parents, a son, John Jr., preceded him in death at the age of 50....

 

Rosenwald News

The ladies at Bethel “A” transformed the Fellowship Hall last Saturday into a fine teahouse and treated over 50 ladies to a delightful afternoon. Thank you to Sherry Edington for sharing...

 

Lake Toxaway News

Music And Dinner Join us on this Memorial Day Weekend for our annual salute to those who have served our country. A special presentation to the many from Transylvania County who have served in the mil...

 

BC's Hengst Receives Google All-Academic Recognition

Tim Hengst of Brevard College Men’s Tennis has been named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Team, selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of...

 

Legal Notices: May 23, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is will be accepting sealed bids for the Partial Renovation and HVAC Upfit to Portions of the Community Services Build... 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

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    May 20, 2019

School Board Presents Budget To Commissioners

With a 10.5-cent property tax increase likely to be approved to pay for the $68 million school construction bond, some county commissioners are voicing concerns at the Board of Education’s latest budget request. As previously reported, the school...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 20, 2019

School Attorney Refutes County Official's Claims

In a letter written to the Transylvania County Board of Education dated May 9, school board attorney Christopher Campbell refuted many of the comments made by Transylvania County Finance Officer Jonathan Griffin regarding the school board’s...

 

Sheila Mooney Chosen As Woman Who Makes A Difference

Since 1996, Brevard AAUW has honored women who, through leadership and willingness to share their knowledge and experience, have had a significant impact in this community. The award is presented at...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    May 20, 2019

One Cent More

Last week some members of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners asked Superintendent Jeff McDaris about the school budget. The following are some thoughts about the issues broached by the commissioners.    •The school board has...

 

Support Nurses, SAVE ACT

Thank you for the recent article about nurses. Nurses are often a lifeline and more important than one realizes, particularly if a hospital closes in an area. Kathleen Balogh recently spoke in Buncombe County from the NC Council for Women. There was...

 

Chumbley, Fogel And Leazenby Display Work

May in the mountains is a truly special time as flowers of every sort begin to bloom. Number 7 Arts is putting a colorful foot forward too, featuring three of its more than 30 artists: Peter Chumbley...

 

Allstaedt Shows 'A Burst Of Color'

Donna Allstaedt’s art shows a raw power… a bit primitive in execution …on purpose. Her current show during the month of May at Main Street Ltd.’s Gallery is titled “A Burst of Color,...

 

Everyday Education: Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started

Being a new teacher today is remarkably different from being a new teacher 25 or so years ago, but many things do remain the same. I began my career in the early 90s in a nearby public school system. After a four-month student teaching assignment, I...

 

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