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Jolene E. “Jo” Alm

Jolene E. Alm, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. A native of Enid, Okla., she was the daughter of the late R.E. and Irene West. She was employed by the Human Resource Staffing...

 

Stanley “Edward” Cantrell

Stanley “Edward” Cantrell Jr., 44, of Etowah, died on Friday, March 2, 2012, at his home. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was born on Feb. 7, 1968. His father, Stanley Edward Cantrell, Sr., preceded him in death. He worked...

 

James Michael Caroway

James Michael Caroway, 48, of Etowah, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012, at his home. He was a native of Transylvania County and loved music and playing his guitar. He was the son of the late Jimmie and Beverly Caroway Surviving is his brother, Tony...

 

Lucinda Warren “Cindy” Gasperson

Lucinda Warren “Cindy” Gasperson, 85, Candler, died on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Grover and...

 

Etta Louise Hogsed Gillespie

Etta Louise Hogsed Gillespie, 95, of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Bunyan Asbury Hogsed and Nicie Ball Hogsed and was the wife of the late...

 

Grace K. Houston

Grace K. Houston, 83, of Mooresboro, N.C., passed away at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby, N.C. on Monday, March 5, 2012. She was born Grace Elvera Kilstrom on March 31, 1928, to the late Reba and Elmer Kilstrom. In addition to her parent...

 

Lois Earline Palmer

Lois Earline Palmer, 84, of Brevard, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the Brian Center in Brevard. A native of Columbia, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Vance Ward and Ethel Martin Ward. In addition to her parents, her husband, Harry...

 

Clyde Tarver Jr.

Clyde Tarver Jr., Atlanta, Ga., died Jan. 22, 2012. Born Aug. 6, 1929, he was the son of the late Clyde Tarver Sr. and Helen Reerink Tarver. In addition to his parents, the mother of his children, Roxanne Brown Tarver, son, Robert and daughter,...

 

Wanda Joyce Thrift

Wanda Joyce Thrift, 65, of Greenville, S.C., wife of Norman Thrift, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Haywood County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Hillard and Ella Watson Best. In addition to her husband...

 

Malcolm Dewitt Young

Malcolm Dewitt Young, 60, a Brevard lawyer, died Monday, March 5, 2012, at his home in Brevard. He grew up in New York City and attended The Browning School. He received a BA degree from Stanford University, a MA in Theater from the University of...

 

Church Activities

Brevard Church Of Christ Brevard Church of Christ is hosting “The Art of Marriage,” a fresh new video guided event giving couples the opportunity to look at their relationships in a whole new way. The series is created by FamilyLife and is...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 8, 2012

Rosman Sought Charge Against Contract Employee

Town of Rosman contract employee William Wesley Royal was charged Tuesday with one felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses after an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office. According to the arrest warrant, the 51-year-old Royal is...

 

BC To Host ‘Running Meets Music’ Concert

What do two-time Olympic medalist Jack Daniels and Brevard College football standout Garrett Johnson have in common? A music concert. The Second Annual Jack Daniels Concert, “Running Meets Music...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 8, 2012

Eubanks Pleads Guilty

In Superior Court on Monday, Judge Bradley Letts sentenced James Earl Eubanks, who faced four counts of indecent liberties with a child, to 19 to 23 months in prison. The 53-year-old Eubanks, who also was charged with one count of contributing to...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 8, 2012

Teamwork, Baby’s Will Key To Outcome

It was about 2 p.m. on Jan. 17 when a nurse working in the Transylvania Regional Hospital’s birthing center noticed something wrong with one of her patients. An expecting mother was bleeding...

 

City Hall Work On The Table

Brevard City Council heard options Monday on possible renovations to City Hall. Council members took no formal action but reached general consensus on one of three design concepts they were presented. The preferred option calls for an addition to...

 

Page Lemel Seeks Board Of Commissioners Seat

Page Ives Lemel is one of four candidates who will seek three spots in the May 8 Republican primary for Transylvania County Commissioner. Lemel grew up in Brevard and graduated from Brevard High...

 

TC Arts Opens ‘Outdoor Photography’ Exhibit

The Transylvania Community Arts Council just opened its newest exhibit entitled “Outdoor Photography.” The photo exhibit will be on display at the TC Arts Gallery through March 28. The gallery is...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 8, 2012

Friends, Colleagues Mourn Passing Of Malcolm Young

Officials at the Transylvania County courthouse on Tuesday were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of attorney Malcolm Young. Young, who was 60 years- old, had been expected in court Tuesday, which made the news of his passing a real shock to...

 

Voice, Guitar Duo To Perform

The Brevard College Department of Music will host a concert by guitarist Steven Walter and mezzo-soprano Kristen Walter on Monday, March 12, in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The 7:30 p.m. con...

 

Owen, Ward Exchange Wedding Vows

Britney Lee Owen and Matthew E. Ward II were united in marriage Oct. 23, 2011, in the Daniel Chapel at Furman University in Greenville, S.C. The bride’s minister, Nath Briley of the Pickens...

 

Riches Mark 60 Years

Renus and Peggy Rich, of Winston-Salem, N.C., formerly of Brevard, celebrated the blessing of their 60th wedding anniversary with their family on Saturday, March 3, 2012. They were married March 3,...

 

Luebbe And Rogers To Speak On Immigration

What would the U.S. be without our immigrants? This thought-provoking topic will be addressed by two speakers at the Tuesday, March 13, meeting of the AAUW at 7 p.m. at College Walk. In a presentation titled “Immigration in the U.S.: Its History,...

 

News of Organizations

Dunn’s Rock Community Center Join members of the Dunn’s Rock Community Center for their “Kick off the 2012 Season” lasagna buffet and music jam on Tuesday, March 13. Along with three choices of lasagna will be Caesar salad, bread and a...

 

Volunteers Needed For French Broad River Paddle Trail

The French Broad Riverkeeper and the Western North Carolina Alliance are seeking more volunteers to help build the remaining campsites on the world-class French Broad River Paddle Trail. The trail will connect campsites on more than 140 miles of...

 

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