Articles from the April 19, 2012 edition

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Patsy Cable Swanger

Patsy Cable Swanger, 82, of Pisgah Forest, died on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Mission Hospitals Memorial Campus, in Asheville. She was a native of Haywood County and the daughter of the late George...

 

Richard A. Robinson

Richard Alonzo Robinson, of Brevard, died Friday, April 13, 2012, in Flat Rock. A lifelong resident of Brevard, he was a son of Chester and Selena Hall Robinson. Both parents and a brother, Dennis Robinson, preceded him in death. Survivors include hi...

 

Buckners Mark Golden Wedding Anniversary

Bill and Evelyn Buckner, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and family with a picnic on Saturday, April 21, 2012. They were married April 22, 1962 at...

 

Perry, Rogers Engagement Announced

Michael and Pat Perry, of Brevard, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa C. Perry, to Taylor Rogers, of Brevard, son of Kim Clark, of Hendersonville and Andy Rogers, of...

 

Roesses To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Carl Daniel Roess and Cora Fowler Roess, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, April 20, 2012. They have three sons, Henry Roess, David Roess and Danny Roess, all of...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 19, 2012

Answers Sought After Son’s Death

BREVARD, N.C. The family of Derrick Hemphill, a 20-year-old former Brevard resident who died in Norfolk, Va., on April 3, wants answers and they are determined to get them no matter how difficult...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    April 19, 2012

Seeking Solidarity And Support

BREVARD, N.C. Dr. Sherlock Bally, a Christian minister based in Tulsa, Okla., and David Rotem, a member of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, spoke to a group of roughly 40 people at Brevard...

 

Willinghams To Honor 50 Years Together

Rev. Jerald McKee and Barbara Willingham Sr. are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their wedding. They were married April 20, 1962, in Brevard. The family is hosting a reception from 2 until 4 p.m....

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 19, 2012

Board Approves Charter School Budget For 2012/13

BREVARD, N.C. Brevard Academy Director Tony Helton was optimistic for the charter school’s future after the passage of a $1.58 million budget at Monday night’s meeting. The board of directors at Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy...

 

News of Organizations

Democrat Men’s Club The Transylvania County Democrat Men’s Club invites everyone to a fellowship breakfast on Saturday, April 21, at the Pisgah Fish Camp from 7-10 a.m. All Democrat candidates have been invited. The cost for adults is $10, and...

 

City Plans Economic Development Summit

BREVARD, N.C. The city of Brevard will invite the county, town of Rosman and Board of Education to an economic development work session on April 30. The work session is a byproduct of the city council’s recent retreat and the desire to address...

 

Law And Order Report

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The Brevard Police Department is seeking two people for questioning following a larceny of a pocketbook at a local church. According to Det. Lt. Steve Woodson of the Brevard Police Department, the two people allegedly stole...

 

Legal Notices For 4-19-12

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT NOTICE TO CREDITORS FILE NO.: 12-E-75 I have qualified as Administrator CTA of the Estate of Elaine M. Zachary, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and...

 

Cradle To Celebrate Migratory Bird Day

PISGAH FOREST, N.C. The Cradle of Forestry invites kids of all ages to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 12, with guided bird walks, birding tips, bird watching and a live bird program.   Forests and fields around the...

 

A Local Landmark: Hemlock Hill Known As The Brombacher House

BREVARD, N.C. The Transylvania County Joint Historic Preservation Commission encourages the preservation of structures in the county that are historically or architecturally significant. The North...

 

BLT To Present Acting Awards

BREVARD, N.C. The Brevard Little Theatre will hold its annual awards event on Friday, April 20, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church on East Main Street in Brevard. All BLT enthusiasts are invited to the event. With an...

 

‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Opens

BREVARD N.C. The next play at Brevard Little Theatre is “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” This musical presents a typical day in the life of the luckless cartoon character, Charlie Brown, and is suited for all ages. Bob Stacy is the director...

 

Starnes To Conduct Marketing Seminar

BREVARD N.C. The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced that Anissa Freeman Starnes will be presenting “The Power of Engagement Marketing” seminar on Monday, April 30. Starnes brings 20 years of experience in small business and...

 

Center Receives New Machine

The Center for Women’s nurse manager, Nancy Elliott (on left), and sonographer, Denise Pace, show off the new ultrasound machine purchased through a grant from the Knights of Columbus and gifts from other partners. The machine has been on the...

 

Pinwheels Used To Raise Child Abuse Awareness

BREVARD N.C. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Children’s Center of Transylvania County is hoping to raise residents’ awareness with an array of spinning pinwheels. They’re calling it “Pinwheels for Prevention” and the...

 

Church Activities

Lutheran Church Of The Good Shepherd On Tuesday evening, April 24, at 7 p.m., the Faith-Science Dialog will continue its series, “Digging up the Past,” with a presentation by Dr. Blythe Williams, Ph.D. of Duke University. His topic is “The...

 

Principals To Decide Fate Of Private Schools

RALEIGH N.C. On Tuesday, the 390 high schools which comprise the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) will decide the fate of three private schools regarding competition at the public school level. The NCHSAA sent out a ballot to...

 

Blue Devils Win Two Straight To Qualify For Playoffs

BREVARD N.C. The Blue Devil tennis team got the important wins when they needed to, going 2-0 this week to propel themselves into the 2-A playoffs in two weeks. On Tuesday, Brevard defeated North...

 

WCU Invitational

The Blue Devils took a skeleton crew to the Western Carolina University Invitational last week in Cullowhee. Kelli Stewart (left) and Ali Carter, make their way around the Catamounts’ track. The...

 

Tornados Trying To Take Top Trophies

BREVARD N.C. Brevard College will field a record number of teams in South Atlantic Conference tournaments this week and next. The Tornado golf, baseball, softball and women’s tennis teams will vie for SAC championships at various venues across the...

 

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