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Articles from the November 2, 2010 edition

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News Of Organizations

Transylvania Art Guild Award-winning artist Fredreen Bernatovicz will be speaker and program presenter at the next meeting of the Transylvania Art Guild on Thursday, Nov. 4. Bernatovicz has been painting the nature of western North Carolina since...

 

Births In Transylvania

Logan Austin Myers Lucas and Erika Myers of Jacksonville, N.C. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Logan Austin Myers, born Sept. 25, 2010, at Naval Hospital, Camp LeJeune in Jacksonville....

 

Festival Of Trees Bake Shop To Offer Mama's Homemade Snacks

Two home bakers from Illahaee Hills just outside of Brevard " a man and a woman " are pitching in with their mothers' favorite recipes for holiday snacks to help line the shelves of the Festival o...

 

Jobless Numbers Fall Again

Transylvania County's jobless rate in September was 7.8 percent, down from 8.2 percent the previous month, according to the latest figures from the state Employment Security Commission (ESC). The statewide rate in September was 9.1 percent, a...

 

Bahnson Connects His Faith With Farming

For Fred Bahnson, a food and society fellow at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, there is a connection between his faith and farming. After graduating from Duke Divinity School in 2000,...

 

Accident Victim Wants Boar's Head

Laurie Donohue said she "sustained the trauma, drama and expense" from hitting a wild boar with her car, now she wants its head. The morning of Oct. 15 started out like any other for the 50-year-old Donohue and her 15-year-old daughter, Shea. Her...

 

Dashing Devils

Hunter and Colten Kinsey dressed as two dapper vampires during Saturday's Halloweenfest in downtown Brevard. (Times photos by Michael Rogers)...

 

Sheriff's Office Search For ‘Fake' Officer

A man impersonating a law enforcement officer held up a local man last week at gunpoint. Around 11 p.m. last Wednesday in the East Fork area near Rosman, the alleged victim was reaching into his vehicle for his wallet when a man driving a jeep...

 

Election Day Looms In Transylvania County

Voting precincts open at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday and will close at 7:30 p.m. During one-stop voting, which ended Saturday, 6,044 voters took advantage to cast their ballots in several local, state and national races. The votes broke down as follows: 2,3...

 

Maria Merritt Quillian Orr

Maria Merritt Quillian Orr, 90, of Macon, Ga., formerly of Brevard, died peacefully at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband, William...

 

Lester O'Neal Fisher

Lester O'Neal Fisher, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at the Brian Center in Brevard. A lifelong resident of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Dudley and Bessie Galloway Fisher. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Charles...

 

Carol Elaine Johnston O'Nan

Carol Elaine Johnston O'Nan, 71, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at her home in Brevard. Born Sept. 7, 1939, in Louisville, Ky., Carol was the daughter of the late Dr. Leo Smith "Jack" Johnston...

 

Michael B. Jolly

Michael B. Jolly, 47, of Brevard passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. A native of Richmond, Calif., he was the son of Edna Mae Day of Greenville, Ky. He was a former employee of Stock Building...

 

Muriel Sampson Johnson

Muriel Sampson Johnson, 87, of Pawleys Island, S.C. passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. Muriel, the daughter of Alexander James Sampson and Frances Wilton Sampson, was born in Summit, N.J. and graduated from Summit High School. Upon graduation,...

 

Brenda Murphy Gantt

Brenda Murphy Gantt, 60, of Brevard, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville. She was born May 1, 1950 in Transylvania County to the late Eugene Murphy and Lena Love Murphy. In addition Mrs. Gantt was a member of Midway...

 

Roberta Nyoka Smith Camp

Roberta Nyoka Smith Camp, 76, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. Born in Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Smith and Emma McFalls Smith and was married to Russell...

 

Rosman Runner

Rosman's Clay Dotson crosses the finish line ahead of a competitor from Bessemer City High School in Saturday's 1-A cross country regional. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)...

 

Lady Blue Devils Finish Ninth At Cross Country Regionals

The Lady Blue Devils cross country team finished ninth at regional competition at Jackson Park on Saturday afternoon. Lady Blue Devil senior Marielle Dejong was the first to cross the finish line for...

 

Rosman's Kara Saltz Qualifies For State

Lady Tiger sophomore Kara Saltz qualified as an individual for this weekend's state cross country meet in Kernersville. Saltz finished ninth overall in Saturday's 1-A regional meet with a time of...

 

Lady Tigers Beat Lady Bulldogs Once More

It's hard to beat a good team three times in one season, the saying goes. Rosman had to go one better against archrival Murphy in Saturday's sectional finals. The Lady Tigers swept the Lady Bulldogs...

 

Tornados Honor Their National Champions At Friday Ceremony

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information The Brevard College Athletic Department recognized the BC Cycling team Friday afternoon outside of Myers Dining Hall, in a ceremony to recognize their...

 

Tusculum Tramples Tornados 51-35 On Saturday Afternoon

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information The Brevard College Tornados football team ran for 299 yards and Michael Crumbaker threw two touchdown passes, but Brevard fell at Tusculum 51-35 Saturday afternoon. Bo Cordell and the Tusculum offense had...

 

Rosman Wraps Up Regular Season With 41-7 Loss

By Scotty Ruff Sports Writer The Rosman Tiger football team may have been a little guilty of still celebrating the Cherokee win last week instead of getting ready Friday night for last year's state...

 

Blue Devil Boys Take Third At Regionals, Qualify For State

Alex Goden finished second overall and four of his teammates finished in the top 35 as Brevard High qualified for the state cross country meet on Saturday. The Blue Devils finished third out of the fi...

 

Lady Blue Devils Burn Up Ashe County 7-0

Tuesday's tennis match at Brevard College will feature the top two 2-A teams in the state in top-ranked Salisbury and number-two Lady Blue Devils. The match-up between the powerhouses comes courtesy of a win by Brevard in the second round of the 2-A...

 

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