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Large-scale Drawings ‘Stealing Stories' On Exhibition At UNC-A

""Stealing Stories,"" an exhibition of new large-scale drawings by Patricia Bellan-Gillen, will be on view from Feb. 18-March 22 in UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. Bellan-Gillen's work often incorporates animal figures and combines imagery...

 

Dance To Benefit Sharing House

St. Valentine's Day is more than flowers and candy for the Sylvan Squares Square Dance Club. Friday, Feb. 11, at Timothy United Methodist Church, will be the third annual Have-A-Heart Dance to benefit the Sharing House of Transylvania County. Square...

 

Arts Council Of Hendersonville County To Present Play About Ann Landers

The Arts Council of Henderson County will produce "The Lady with All the Answers," a one-woman show about a twentieth century American icon â€" Ann Landers. Public performances will be Upstairs at Mike's on Main, 303 North Main St. April 28-30 at 8...

 

Appalachia: Artists And Crafters Of WNC Opens At TC Arts Feb. 11

An art exhibit at the Transylvania Community Arts Council will celebrate local artists and crafters in Transylvania County as well as western North Carolina. Mediums include paintings, photos, fiber,...

 

Bag Lunch Series Focuses On Transylvania History

The Transylvania County Library's Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at noon in the Rogow Room of the library with a presentation in support of Transylvania County's Sesquicentennial entitled "The History of Transylvania County,...

 

John Davidson To Sing At WCU

John Davidson, star of television and Broadway for more than 50 years, will take the stage at Western Carolina University on Thursday, Feb. 24, as part of the 2010-11 Galaxy of Stars Series. The...

 

Brevard Music Center Faculty To Perform

Hendersonville Chamber Music is inaugurating its 2011 season by presenting three of Brevard Music Center's most accomplished performers. They are Bruce Murray, artistic administrator and dean, on...

 

Travis Named Finalist In Photography Competition

Transylvania County photographer Rob Travis was selected with two winning entries as one of 27 finalists in the 8th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition. The images of all finalists...

 

News Of Organizations

DAR The Monday, Feb. 14, meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter NSDAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) will be held at St. Philips Episcopal Church on Main Street in Brevard. Hostesses for the meeting are Dorothy Vaniman and Sarah McCarty....

 

O'Shields/Moore Engagement Announced

Marshall O'Shields and Shawnee Hardin have the honor of announcing the engagement of their daughter, Laura Christine O'Shields, of Pisgah Forest,. to Matthew Nathaniel Moore, of Brevard. The...

 

Council To Tackle ‘A Period Of Change'

Brevard City Council was scheduled to begin its annual retreat today at the Schenck Job Corps in Pisgah National Forest. Council, according to the retreat agenda, would hear presentations from staff, consultants, officials and others on three key...

 

Cadillac Driven Into Home

James Richard Bennett Jr., a Piedmont, S.C. resident, has been arrested on four charges in relation to Sunday night's car crash into an Ecusta Road home. The 44-year-old Bennett has been charged with...

 

Living Wage Coalition Continues To Campaign

School counselors, social workers and others who deal firsthand with people living in poverty can understand their plight up to a certain extent, but they can't, Barbara Wright believes, "feel" what it is like to be in that position. Wright, as a...

 

Some Are Tired Of Snow

Transylvania County was predicted to wake up with snow on the ground this morning, according to the National Weather Service, and for some enough is enough. Local government officials were already talking Wednesday about cancelling scheduled meetings...

 

Blue Devil Pride

The student body at Brevard High turned out in droves Tuesday for the Blue Devils' senior night — the final home game of the season. Some came dressed in togas, others in bird costumes, to...

 

School Board Discusses Sales Tax Option

The Transylvania County Board of Education is considering requesting a percentage of sales tax revenues be dedicated to school capital projects. During its annual retreat on Monday, the board discussed a similar action taken in Buncombe County. Its...

 

Students Grow Greens, Bring In Greenbacks

The Rosman High School agriculture department has been growing annual flowers and vegetable plants in the greenhouse for several years, and last fall decided to venture into the fresh greens...

 

Ellison Kay McCrary Jr.

Ellison Kay McCrary, Jr. 84, of Pickens, S.C., formerly of Brevard, passed away on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at the VA Hospital in Asheville. He was the son of the late Ellison Kay McCrary and Lula McCrary. In addition to his parents, his brother, Jack...

 

James Allen Moody

James Allen Moody, 30, of Inwood, W.Va., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va. He was born Sept. 8, 1980, in Brevard and was the son of Carlton B. and Susan G. Moody of Greenville, S.C. and Esther...

 

Eleanor R. King Dixon

Eleanor R. King Dixon, 83, of Brevard, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at her residence. She was born on April 18, 1927 to the late Frank Charles and Lillian Gibbs King. In addition to her parents, her...

 

Helen Lenore Mills

Helen Lenore Mills died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Brevard unexpectedly following recent surgery. She was born in Wadsworth, Ohio July 16, 1927 to Ernest and Marie Messner and married William F. Mills Jr. in 1947, sharing 62 years of true love before...

 

Swim Sign-Ups Slated

The Aquabats, Transylvania County's largest single sports team, will hold tryouts for the swim team on Monday, Feb. 14. Online registration will take place at the team's official website: www.tcswimteam.org. Registration is open to county swimmers...

 

BMS Student Wins Wrestling Title

BY David Phillips Special To The Times Seven members of the Brevard Middle School wrestling team participated in the season-ending Blue Ridge Conference Wrestling Tournament hosted Saturday, Feb. 5,...

 

Tornados Take Time Out To Assist Special Athletes

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information The Brevard College men's and women's basketball teams recently took time out of their season to practice with the Transylvania County Special Olympics basketball team at Brevard Elementary School. Brevard...

 

Lady Devils Avenge Early Loss To North

The Lady Blue Devils picked up a big win in their home finale Tuesday night, topping North Henderson 45-33. Brevard already turned in big wins over Tuscola, and West Henderson, but needed a win over t...

 

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