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Alfred Albert Gagliano

Alfred “Al” Albert Gagliano, 93, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012.  Although a 16-year resident of Brevard, he was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Giovanni and Patrina Borgio...

 

Genethel Macie Thomas Harrison

Genethel Macie Thomas Harrison, 78, of Easley, S.C., formerly of Brevard, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born in Oconee County, S.C., she was a daughter of the...

 

Frances Fortune Ceely

Frances Fortune Ceely, 77, of Brevard, died Monday, March 29, 2012, after a long and courageous battle with progressive supranuclear palsy. Born in Brevard on July 8, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Mitchel Wesley and Rowe Burrell Fortune....

 

Gene Harris Mullen

Gene Harris Mullen, 67, of Penrose, died March 22, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Mullen. No services are planned. Four Seasons Funeral Services of Hendersonville is in charge of...

 

Ralph Buchanan

Ralph Buchanan 71, of Belmont, N.C., formerly of Brevard, passed away March 30, 2012, at his home. Born Aug. 17, 1940 in Mitchell County, N.C., he was the son of the late Bayard Carmon Buchanan and...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 2, 2012

Fire Count Way Up Over Last Year

The Transylvania County Fire Marshal’s office has had an unusually busy spring, which is never a good thing, according to Gerald Grose. So far this year, Grose’s office has been called to investig...

 

Glenn Bruce Burrell

Glenn Bruce Burrell, 70, died March 29, 2012, at his home in Brevard. Born in Sylva, N.C., he was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Brady Burrell, and daughter, Stephanie. He graduated from Brevard High School in 1960 and was known to be a...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    April 2, 2012

Rails To Trails Still Faces Opposition

The proposed Rails to Trails project (see article below) that would connect Hendersonville to Brevard on the right-of-way now owned by Norfolk-Southern Railway faces some opposition in Transylvania...

 

Owens Exchange Vows

Tonya Marie Owen, of Brevard and Donald Edward Owen Jr. of Brevard, were united in marriage on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at the courthouse in Brevard. Donna Robinson officiated. The bride is the...

 

Hancock, Gray Engagement Announced

Warren and Margaret Gray, formerly of Brevard and currently residents of Lynch, Ky., are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Shannon, to Margo Hancock. The wedding will be held at Little...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 2, 2012

60 Mono Cases Reported

Transylvania County health officials are reporting a significant number of cases of mononucleosis, the contagious disease known as “the kissing dDisease,” that is most commonly found in teenagers. So far this year there have been around 60 cases...

 

Phillips Seeking Third Board Term

Transylvania County native Kelvin Phillips is seeking a third four-year term on the county Board of Commissioners. He is one of four Republicans seeking three nominations in the May 8 primary for the...

 

Cradle Of Forestry Opens For Season On April 14

The Cradle of Forestry in America historic site will begin the 2012 season on April 14 with a living history event, “Old Time Plowing and Folkways.” David and Diane Burnette from Haywood County will demonstrate how their Percheron draft horses...

 

Births In Transylvania

Mailee Reese Brown J.C. and Melissa Brown, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Mailee Reese Brown, born March 29, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18-1/2...

 

News of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, April 11, in the fellowship hall of Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 10 a.m. The social period will be followed by a business meeting. The guest speaker will be Char Ely, creative memory...

 

Law And Order

Breaking and Entering On March 31, there was a report of a breaking and entering in Brevard. A PlayStation game console valued at $300 was stolen. There are no suspects. On March 30, there was a report of a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle...

 

Legal Notices For 4-2-12

CREDITOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Mary C. Conner, deceased, late of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the...

 

BC Music Department Presents Senior Recital

The Brevard College Department of Music will present the senior recital of music major Jerard Sloan on Thursday, April 5, at the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The 7:30 p.m. performance, which is...

 

Understanding Amish Can Feed The Spirit

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Box, C. J. “Force of Nature.” More than a decade ago former Special Forces agent Nat Romanowski hid the truth about an act of atrocity committed by one of his...

 
 By Carly Allen    Features    April 2, 2012

The Bracken Project Schenck Students Team Up With The City Of Brevard

Since mid-January, students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conser-vation Center have teamed up with the city of Brevard on the Bracken Mountain project. Joining several other volunteers in the...

 

Veterans Office Finds Original Documents

The Transylvania County Veterans Service Officer has discovered a number of “original” documents belonging to veterans who are or were native to or resided in Transylvania county. These documents were probably used for the submission of claims...

 

St. Timothy United Methodist Announces Holy Week Schedule

Methodist Church will offer several opportunities to observe Holy Week. On Thursday, April 5, there will be a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. Pastor Karen Easter will deliver a message, “So This is What Love Looks Like.” Holy community will be...

 

Churches Combine For Musical Walk

On Friday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m., the combined choirs of First Baptist Church and Grace Baptist, both of Brevard, will perform the Easter musical, “Because We Believe.” This is the second year the two churches have combined their choral efforts...

 

Brevard-Davidson River Announces Holy Week Plans

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will have a Maundy Thursday Communion and Tenebrae Service on Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. The Lord’s Supper will be observed and then, through scripture and music, the story of Christ’s Passion will...

 

Our People, Our Past

The act supplemental to the act passed by the North Carolina General Assembly forming Transylvania County on Feb. 15, 1861 stated “that a court of pleas and quarters shall be held, and the same is e...

 

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