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Articles from the March 26, 2012 edition

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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...

 

Linda O. Guillebeau

Linda O. Guillebeau, of Brevard, 70, passed away at Transylvania Regional Hospital in the care of Hospice, on Friday, March 23, 2012. A memorial service is being planned and will be announced at a later date. To leave a condolence for the Guillebeau...

 

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...

 

Births In Transylvania

Ava Grace O’Shields Alexis and Michael O’Shields, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Grace O’Shields, born March 22, 2012. She weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces. Her grandparents are Mary Beth Fotheringham, Henry...

 

Tate, Lance Announce March Wedding

Summer Gail Tate, of Rosman, and Joseph Chad Lance, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tammy Morris and Tim Lowe, of Rosman, and Walt Chastain,...

 

Burgess, Bryson Set May Marriage

Kelly and Doris Moore, of Hartville, Mo., would like to announce the marriage of their daughter, Karen Elizabeth Burgess, to Jason Matthew Bryson, son of Keith Bryson, of Brevard, and JoAnn Bryson,...

 

News of Organizations

Cedar Mountain Democrats The Cedar Mountain Democratic Precinct is hosting an event on Wed-nesday, April 4, from 6-8 p.m. at the Cedar Mountain Community Center where neighborhood Democrats and others who are interested can meet each other and enjoy...

 

BREAKING NEWS: Gary Hilton Pleads Guilty to Bryant Murders

Gary Michael Hilton entered a guilty plea today (March 27) in U.S. District Court for the murder of John D. Bryant and Irene W. Bryant, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Hilton also pled guilty to...

 

BREAKING NEWS: Prescribed Burn Set For Today (March 27)

The U.S. Forest Service plans to implement a 1,200-acre prescribed burn in the Bearpen Mountain area of the Pisgah Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, today, Tuesday (March 27). The Forest Service will implement the prescribed burn to reduce...

 

Our People, Our Past: Gash Early Leader

“Dear Col I send the two petitions from the old county containing 300 signers I hope all will reach safely this also contains the true boundaries Commissioners to lay off the town will elected and recommended shortly The mail is waiting I have no t...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 26, 2012

Warm Weather Impacting Farming, Allergies

This March is shaping up to be one of the warmest on record, according to Meteorologist Doug Outlaw with the National Weather Service in Greenville, S.C. Outlaw said the warm weather, which began March 13 with temperatures in the daytime reaching...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 26, 2012

Assault Gearing Up For Big Ride

Organizers of the 13th annual Assault on the Carolinas bike ride on April 14 are gearing up for their biggest ride yet. According to Ted Fuhrer, president of the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club, which organizes the event, the number of registered riders...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    March 26, 2012

Democrats Bothwell, Hill Debate

Cecil Bothwell and Tom Hill, two of the three Democratic candidates seeking their party’s nomination in the May 8 primary for the 11th Congressional District seat, squared off Thursday in a debate at Brevard College. Before a large crowd in the...

 

Dye Makes All-State Band

Logan Dye, an eighth grader from Brevard Middle School earned the third chair snare drum position in the 2012 North Carolina All-State Band.  He auditioned on March 10 at Brown Middle School against some of the best percussionists in the state. ...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    March 26, 2012

Dunn’s Creek Church Rising From The Ashes

Dunn’s Creek Baptist Church will be rebuilt by this fall on the same ground where it was badly damaged by fire just a little more than one year ago. The old church, a historic wooden structure on See Off Road, sat on a level spot just below an old...

 

Hawkins Seeks 2nd Term On Board

Current Transylvania County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins is running for a second term as one of four Republicans vying for three seats in the May 8 primary election, but he is not suggesting...

 

St. Patrick’s Day ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Numbers Reported

In Transylvania County, 62 traffic and criminal violatiuons were reported during the St. Patrick’s Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which ran March 15-18. Among the violations were four driving while intoxicated violations, five drug...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    March 26, 2012

DuPont Recycling Waste Buried At Old Ball Field

Visitors to the High Falls parking area at DuPont State Recreational Forest in recent weeks may have noticed an ongoing project directly across Staton Road. Every weekday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., numerous dump trucks have been hauling materials from...

 

One-Stop Early Voting Scheduled To Begin On April 19

One-stop early voting for the May 8 primary begins on Thursday, April 19. One-stop voting will be available 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at the old library building in Brevard. One-stop voting will end on Saturday, May 5, when the old...

 

BHS Students Win District Chairs

Brevard High School recently had nine students selected to the All-District Band.  The students auditioned against other students from all over western North Carolina in order to be selected.  On...

 

Bands To Perform At Porter Center

Transylvania County’s middle and high school bands are scheduled to perform at the upcoming Western N.C. Band Festival at Brevard College’s Paul Porter Center for the Performing Arts. The event is scheduled Tuesday-Thursday, March 27-29, and the...

 

Pisgah Forest Jump Rope For Heart

Pisgah Forest Elementary students participated in their annual Jump Rope For Heart event in February. The students raised $9,413.64 for the American Heart Association, which was more than $800 over...

 

Brevard Music Center First Monday Concerts Continue

The Brevard Music Center presents another concert in its First Monday series on April 2, at 12:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard. The program will feature Trio Solis in a performance of the Presto from Haydn’s Trio in C...

 

Author Recalls Union Occupation Of N.C.

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Dermont, Amber. “The Starboard Sea.” Devastated by the suicide of his prep-school roommate and disdaining the trappings of his affluent Manhattan life, Jason transfers...

 

Series Of Blood Drives Planned

Blood donors who team up with the American Red Cross this April can help save lives along with the Earth. Those who come out to donate blood or platelets will receive a special Earth Month t-shirt on select days. A tree will be planted for every 10...

 

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