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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 13, 2019 

Schenck Job Corps' Fate On County's Radar-Transylvania County, NC

With the proposed privatization of Schenck Job Corps in Pisgah National Forest on the table, Transylvania County officials have reached out to Congressman Mark Meadows’ office and will host a meetin...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 13, 2019 

Academy Students Have 75 Percent Proficiency Rating

Ted Duncan, director of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, informed the school’s board of directors June 5 that the overall proficiency rate for students on this year’s end-of-grade tests for reading and science is 75 percent. Dunca...

 

America, We Can Do Better

Watching Donald Trump wrap himself in the American flag in Europe last week was a near sickening experience, one that soiled the names and heroics of those who made the ultimate sacrifice on the bloody beaches of Normandy in 1944. This...

 
 Arts    June 13, 2019 

'Library To Present 'A Spiritual Journey Through Egypt's Sacred Sites' On June 18

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in June with “A Spiritual Journey Through Egypt’s Sacred Sites” presented by Peggy Moore. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, June 18, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is made...

 

Legal Notices: June 13, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E71 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Anne Elizabeth Hacking of Transylvania...

 

Church News

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, June 16, Keith Thompson will be preaching from John 3 in a message, “A Plan for the Summer.” Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 

Eugene "Gene" Charles O'Hare

Eugene “Gene” Charles O’Hare, 84, of Brevard, died June 7, 2019. As an Irish Catholic kid from Canarsie, Brooklyn, he attended Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, where he credits the...

 
 News    June 13, 2019 

Witherspoon Platt Welcomes New Realtor, Karin Strickland

Witherspoon Platt + Associates (WPA), a full-service real estate, management and conservation company in Brevard, is proud to welcome Karin Strickland as its newest realtor. “Karin brings an energy...

 
 News    June 13, 2019 

Brevard Firefighter Helps With Helo-Aquatic Team Rescue

Members of the North Carolina Helo-Aquatic Rescue Team, known as NC HART, airlifted an injured hiker and his dog Wednesday from a remote area on White Oak Mountain near Mill Spring in Polk County. The elderly man became lost in the woods yesterday...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN...

 

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...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 10, 2019

County Budget May Include 12.5 Cents Tax Increase-Transylvania County, NC

On top of a proposed 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the voter-approved $68 million school bond, a majority of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners are recommending a further 2 cents tax increase for long-term capital needs,...

 

Sycamore Cycles Weekly Trail Report

•All single-track trails closed in DuPont State Forest •Washed out sections at top of Farlow Gap Trail •Tree down on North Slope Trail •Riverside Trail clear of downed trees •Tree down on Turkey Knob Trail •Wire mesh on Andy Cove Trail...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 10, 2019

Social Media Posts Lead To Firings-Brevard, NC

Two part-time Brevard Fire Department employees were fired because of Facebook posts each made about Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland on Saturday, May 25, regarding Fatland’s military attire during the American Legion’s Memorial Day Parade....

 

Bridge Replacement Starts South Of Sapphire

An old bridge is on the way out and a new bridge will replace it, to create safer travel for residents and visitors to a mountain community. A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin next week replacing a 59-year-old,...

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors    June 10, 2019

Working To Save Pisgah's Ash Trees

Public lands biologist Josh Kelly warned last Wednesday that conservation efforts must start now to save North America’s ash trees before they face a fate similar to the American Chestnut tree and...

 

Theresa Nadine Whitmire

Theresa Nadine Whitmire, 76, of Brevard, went to be with the Lord Friday, May 31, 2019. Born in Clyde, N.C., she was the daughter of Billie Haynes and Ralph Wilton Davis. She graduated from Lee Edwards High School and from Mars Hill College. She...

 

Legal Notices: June 10, 2019

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE: 19 E 150 NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RUFFIN J. DUET, JR, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS Having qualified as Administrator...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    June 6, 2019

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Named

On Thursday, May 16, Transylvania County Schools held its 36th recognition evening in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Seventeen graduating seniors, two more than last year, received scholarships...

 

Legal Notices: June 6, 2019

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 13E348 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Harry Leon Crane, Jr. of Transylvania...

 

Master Gardener Talk Will Focus On How To Extend The Gardening Season

One of the advantages of living in this part of western North Carolina is that we have long springs and falls. This means that we can often plant earlier than in other areas and so there is an opportunity to plant a second crop and harvest up to or...

 

Free Vision Screening Available Saturday At Ingles Parking Lot

The Brevard Lions Club is sponsoring another visit by the Lions Vision Van on Saturday, June 8, in the Ingles parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 40-foot van from the North Carolina Lions...

 

Area Veterans Receive Quilts Of Valor

The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas hosted a ceremony Saturday by Quilts of Valor, an organization whose members produce hand-made patchwork quilts to honor veterans. Quilters presented...

 

Juanita Beasley Payne

Juanita Beasley Payne, 95, of Robbinsville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord Tuesday June 4, 2019. A native of Jackson County, she lived in several states and in six different counties of North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Fred and...

 

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