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Jean Owen Davis

Jean Owen Davis, 74, of Pelzer, S.C., passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. A native of Transylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Minnie Galloway...

 

Frank B. Wood

Frank B. Wood passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at his home in Cedar Mountain. He was born Jan. 29, 1945 in Asheville to the late Frank B. Wood Sr. and Dorothy Atchley Wood. He was preceded in...

 

Robert Stephen Conner

Robert Stephen Conner, 60, of Fletcher, formerly of Spindale, N.C., passed away Monday, March 19, 2012, at his residence. A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of Johnnie Sue Atchley Conner,...

 

Barbara A. Gotshaw

Barbara A. Gotshaw, of Brevard, died on Friday, March 16, 2012, at Beystone Health & Rehabilitation in Fletcher. She was born in Detroit, Mich. to the late Harold and Evelyn Gotshaw and Ruth McCauley. She was a granddaughter to the late Jesse and...

 

Oleda Owen King

Oleda Owen King, 86, of Pelzer, S.C., wife of Truitt Andrew King, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at McCall Hospice House after a period of declining health. Born in Transylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Robert “Robbie” Owen and...

 

Jean Owen Davis

Jean Owen Davis, 74, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at her home in Pelzer, S.C.  Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 

Patricia Ann Wendell

Patricia Ann Wendell, 78, passed away on March 12, 2012, at her home. She was a talented artist, jewelry designer, antique doll restorer, and scale dollhouse designer. She is survived by a daughter, Taffy Burk, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; a sister,...

 

Alfred Thomas Morgan

Alfred Thomas Morgan, 83, of Rosman, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Harvey and Gracie Miller Morgan. He was also preceded in death by...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 22, 2012

Plan Calls For BHS To Be In 3A Division

The Brevard High School athletic teams could face tough competition next year if the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) goes through with its plan to add the school to a division comprised largely of 3A schools. School...

 
 By John Lanier    News    March 22, 2012

Vitalie Report Shows A Lack Of Trust

(Editor’s Note: This is the third and final story in a series on the town of Rosman’s investigation into the sale of the old Peter Vitalie property. The following information is based on investigator “Dennis Wilde’s Report of...

 

Join Our New Church Feature

The Transylvania Times invites all area churches to be featured on the Thursday church page. These free features will include a picture of each church’s pastor, the church name, address, contact information and church service times. Also included...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 22, 2012

Tour To Satisfy ‘Hunger’ Fans

The DuPont State Recreational Forest is poised to get a whole new class of visitors following the release of the Hunger Games movie. No longer will visitors be interested solely in viewing the...

 

Group: Convention Center Needed

The lack of available and adequate space in Brevard meant the members of the Women’s Business Exchange of Transylvania had to hold its conference last year at the Cradle of Forestry. Agatha Westerhoff, an exchange member, told Brevard City Council...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    March 22, 2012

Bank Replies To French Broad Lawsuit

Asheville Savings Bank has filed an answer to the January lawsuit filed by the developers of French Broad Place. The bank says the French Board Place lawsuit, which asks for $10 million, is without merit and should be dismissed. The bank denies most...

 

Camp Prepares Pretty Place For Family Fun Easter Getaway

Easter Family Camp is an exciting opportunity for anyone to enjoy the YMCA Camp Greenville experience in a single weekend. Climbing, hiking, crafts and other traditional camp activities will be happening all day on Saturday, April 7. According to...

 

Jobless Numbers Jump Up To Double Figures In January

Transylvania County’s jobless rate increased from 9.6 percent in December to 11.4 percent in January, according to the latest figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The statewide rate in January was 10.5 percent, up from 9.8...

 

Church Activities

Morningside Baptist On Sunday, March 24, Bible study for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. The morning worship begins at 11 a.m. Pastor Voorhes’ sermon this week is “I Thirst” based on scripture found in John 19:28-29. Children’s worship begins...

 

Inattention Cause Of Two Traffic Accidents

An early morning traffic accident in downtown Brevard at the intersection of Broad And Main streets left one man’s vehicle totaled following a rollover at the city’s central intersection. According to Sargeant Adam Summey with the Brevard Police...

 

Brown, Lowe Exchange Wedding Vows

Megan Brown and Caleb Lowe were united in marriage on Nov. 11, 2011, at 5 p.m. at Open Arms Tabernacle in Brevard. Rev. Dale Pressley, uncle of the bride, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr....

 

Warren, Pace Engagement Announced

Natalie Elizabeth Warren, of Cedar Mountain, and Joseph Adam Pace, of Mayport, Fla., are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Robbie Warren, of Cedar...

 

News of Organizations

Democratic Women’s Club The Democratic Women’s Club will meet Monday, March 26, at the Pisgah Fish Camp. Cecil Bothwell, candidate for the U.S. Congress representing the 11th District, will be the speaker. There will be updates on issues of...

 

Volunteer Center Opening In Brevard

Through a campaign to better support the nonprofits and volunteers in Transylvania County, the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has decided to launch a volunteer center. To be hosted by Silvermont Senior Opportunity Center, the RSVP...

 

Grovers Has Served County Over 35 Years

The term “sustainability” is popular in current business literature, but one of the best examples of long-term success is right here in Brevard. The location? Grover’s Office Supply. For more...

 

Salary Workshop Empowers BC Women

Brevard College’s Institute for Women in Leadership (IWIL) and the Brevard Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently held a $tart $mart workshop designed to give young women the confidence and skills they need to earn...

 

Small Business Owners May Be Eligible For Health Care Tax Credit

With business tax-filing deadlines fast approaching, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has news for small employers. The IRS encourages small employers that provide health insurance coverage to their employees to check out the small business health...

 

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