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Articles from the January 23, 2012 edition

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 Obituaries    January 23, 2012

Evelyn Lorene Merrill Blythe

Evelyn Lorene Merrill Blythe, 81, of Cedar Mountain, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at her residence. She was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Transylvania County to the late Garland Max Merrill and Hester Jones Merrill. In addition to her parents, she was preced...

 
 Obituaries    January 23, 2012

Timothy John “TJ” Brown

Timothy John “TJ” Brown, 20, of Brevard, died Saturday. Four Seasons Funeral Service of Hendersonville will announce arrangements at www.fourseasonsfuneralservice.com....

 
 Obituaries    January 23, 2012

Ann Josephine Hubert Friday

Ann Josephine Hubert Friday, of Hendersonville, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at the age of 98. She was born on July 24, 1913, in New York City, N.Y. to the late Julius and Mary Hubert. Her husband, Emory, daughter, Bonnie F. Vaniscak, and...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

Food For Sharing House Pantry

Marion Latham, Sharing House’s food pantry manager, and Jeff Brandt, manager of the local Food Lion store, collect fresh meat for Sharing House. Each month the store donates about 6,500 pounds of...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

N.C. Forest Service Offers Free Advice To Property Owners

Most people who own forestland, regardless of the size, know the sense of pride they gain from their land. But is that forest working for those private property owners? The benefits can be many, if th...

 
 Lifestyles    January 23, 2012

Births In Transylvania

Lisa Ann Galloway Latisha and Joey Galloway, of Lyons Mountain Road, of Brevard, are very proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lisa Ann Galloway, born Jan. 6, 2012, at Duke University...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    January 23, 2012

Sheriff’s Office Reports Drop In Crime

Crime statistics from the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office show an overall decrease in 2011 compared to 2010, according to Sheriff David Mahoney. Violent crimes, property crimes and burglaries all decreased, while there was a slight increase...

 
 Lifestyles    January 23, 2012

Kerber and Galloway Exchange Vows

Christy Nashae Kerber and Clay Daniel Galloway, of Rosman, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Shoal Creek Baptist Church. The officiating minister was Kyle Reese. Troyce...

 
 News    January 23, 2012

Hospital, United Reach A Deal

Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) and United Healthcare on Friday reached an agreement on a new hospital contract for United’s commercial and Medicare Advantage members in Transylvania and surrounding counties. Under the new contract, TRH remain...

 
 News    January 23, 2012

Business Awards Presented At Gala

John Felty was Business Person of the Year, KEIR Manufacturing was named Business of the Year and Stella Trapp received the Esther Wesley award during the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce gala Saturday. Felty, who couldn’t attend the gala,...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    January 23, 2012

Fire Destroys Rosman Home

When firefighters arrived at a house fire on Silversteen Road in Rosman on Sunday afternoon they encountered flames reaching more than 20 feet above the two-story residence, according to Dylan Morris, 2nd Capt. of Rosman Fire Rescue. “There really...

 
 Lifestyles    January 23, 2012

Bradley/Hughey Engagement Announce

Jessica Erin Bradley, of Rosman, and Adam Floyd Hughey, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jimmy and Trish Smith. She is a 1999 graduate of Rosman High...

 
 News    January 23, 2012

Jury Selection Begins

Last Tuesday, jury selection in the retrial of Jason Young began, but evidence isn’t expected to be presented before Feb. 6, according to a story in the Raleigh News & Observer. Potential jurors in the murder trial were asked to fill out...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

Our People, Our Past

The manuscript for “The Heritage of Transylvania County, North Carolina, Volume III” is moving closer and closer to publication. Never before has history been taken to such a personal level provid...

 
 By Jane Warth    Features    January 23, 2012

County Library Displays Plans For Bracken Mountain

If you stand at the corner of Main and Broad streets in downtown Brevard and look to the west you will see a beautiful mountain scene framed by the buildings along Main Street. This is Bracken Mountain, a 379 acre recreation area owned by the City...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

Obama Supporters To Meet Jan. 24

Supporters of President Barack Obama are invited to attend a State of the Union watch party on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 8-10 p.m. at Cielito Lindo, 76 East Main St. in Brevard. To show appreciation for the kindness in allowing us to use restaurant...

 
 By Frank Pearsall    Features    January 23, 2012

VA Assigns Officer To Verify Claims Involving Secret Missions

For veterans claiming they can’t prove a service connection for their disability because it resulted from a secret operation, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has assigned a liaison officer to the U.S. Special Operations Command with direct...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

681 Families Adopted For Christmas

Sharing House reported last week that 681 local families were adopted in the 2011 Adopt A Family program, which pairs needy families with generous community members who provide gifts and Christmas din...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

Blood And Platelet Donations Are Needed

Like the emergency room of a hospital, the American Red Cross must be prepared to respond to patient emergencies with blood products 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Through the everyday support and generosity of blood and...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

Headwaters To Offer Classes On Fly Casting

To an outside observer, the sport of fly fishing appears so graceful, so artful and yet seemingly so difficult to master. But the art of casting an artificial fly with a fly rod is really not hard, wi...

 
 Features    January 23, 2012

With The Services

Randall Buford Randall Buford of Pisgah Forest is currently serving in the Scout/Sniper Platoon of 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment in Afghanistan. Buford completed basic training at Marine Corps...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    January 23, 2012

Brooklyn-Based PROJECT Trio Kicks Off UNC-A Cultural Events

PROJECT Trio, which combines classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles, will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. This concert begins the...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    January 23, 2012

Arts Council Announces ‘Cupid’s Ball: A Masquerade For The Arts’

Grab your mask, costumes and dancing shoes - The Transylvania Com-munity Arts Council has announced its newest event, “Cupid’s Ball: A Masquerade for the Arts.” It will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Glen Cannon Country Club from 6-9...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    January 23, 2012

Playhouse To Hold Auditions For Rogers And Hammerstein Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse will hold auditions Feb. 12 and Feb. 14, for local singers who seek an opportunity to perform with the professional company in the spring production of “My Favorite Things: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein.” Lenora Thom,...

 
 Arts & Entertainment    January 23, 2012

Author: Americans Lack Self-Control

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Barr, Nevada. “The Rope.” This story traces Anna Pigeon’s past from her first days as a Glen Canyon park ranger to her abduction and imprisonment in the bottom of a...

 

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