Articles from the April 3, 2009 edition

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Southern Lights Hosts Easter Bonnet Ball

Southern Lights SDC will hold their ""Easter Bonnet Ball"" on Saturday, April 4, at the Whitmire Activity Building in Hendersonville. Dancers will be awarded prizes in various categories of Easter Bonnets. Matthew Temples will be introduced as the...

 

‘Eve-Olution' Opens Next In 35below

"Eve-Olution," the honest and smart play about motherhood, will open in Asheville Community Theatre's 35below on Thursday, April 2, at 8 p.m. Written by Hilary Illick and Jennifer Krier, Eve-Olution is "charming, straightforward and polished"...

 

All-County Chorus Festival Is Tuesday

The Transylvania County Schools music departments will present the All-County Chorus Festival April 7 at Brevard High School at 7 p.m. Music will be performed by the students of the Brevard Elementary School Choir, Brevard Middle School Choir,...

 

UNC-A Music Department Wraps Up Spring Concert Season

UNC Asheville's Music Department will wrap up its spring concert season with four performances in April and May. Admission is $5 at the door for each show. UNC Asheville's Chamber Symphony, conducted by cellist and composer Ron Clearfield, will...

 

Local Student Art Show Opens April 6

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host the annual Transylvania County Student Art Show from April 6-24. Enjoy artwork by students in the county from K-12th grade. All schools in the county...

 

Programs Slated For National Library Week

Two events scheduled for the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library in celebration of National Library Week 2009 feature photographer Kevin Adams and author Julia Ebel. On Tuesday, April 14 photographer Kevin Adams will be the featured speaker...

 

Line Dance Classes Available in April

Line Dance classes will be held April 7, 21 and 28. Beginners' classes will begin at 6 p.m. and intermediate classes will begin at 7:10 p.m. Classes will be held in the Brevard Jaycees Community building. Participants may purchase a line dance card...

 

Sandburg Museum Collection Focus For Friend's Annual Meeting

The Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara invite the public to its annual meeting Wednesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Henderson County Public Library's Kaplan Auditorium in Hendersonville. This year's featured speaker is Joan Bacharach, who...

 

Comporium Directory Cover Art Contest Open To Students

Comporium Vice President Greg Austin has announced that it will sponsor an art contest for all Transylvania County students in grades 1-12 with the "Best of Show" featured on the front cover of its next local telephone directory. "We met with Dr....

 

BHS Chorus Happy For Grant

Brevard High School chorus members react to the news of a grant awarded the choral department by the Transylvania Choral Society. "It's our way of letting young aspiring vocalists know the community...

 

Telling Our Stories Photography Exhibit Comes To Brevard

A farmer with oxen at the end of the work day, a women's basketball team in bloomers, and a tobacco festival queen bedecked in a gown of dried tobacco leaves, are among the treasured photographs from the North Carolina State Archives traveling with...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson's Group The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson's Support Group will meet April 14 at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church on East Main Street. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. with snacks, exercise led by Virginia Davis and a short...

 

Local Fine Arts Winners Named

Students from Transylvania County and Club Women from Brevard Book and Plate Club participated in The North Carolina Greater Federation of Women's Clubs State Fine Arts competition in Salem on March...

 

Day Brighteners

Junior Girl Scout Troop No. 102 plans to encourage patients of the Veterans Hospital in Asheville with painted flowerpots and pansies. The Girl Scouts will deliver the floral gifts, a service project...

 

Cabe Marries Cobb

Ellen Cabe, of Brevard, and Ralph Cobb, of Brevard, were united in marriage 2 p.m., March 25, 2009, in Brevard. Donna Robinson officiated. The bride's parents are Tom and Jean Cabe, of Penrose. She...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    April 3, 2009

Appearances Still Count With County Program

Marie Golden, who lives in the See Off community, said she can breathe a lot easier now. At one point, Golden had been worried about a mobile home that belonged to one of her neighbors. The man's son...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    April 3, 2009

Dismissed Railroad Laysuit Merely Put On Hold

The future of the currently dormant railroad line between Pisgah Forest and Hendersonville remains unresolved, according to a spokesman for Norfolk Southern Railroad. Norfolk Southern has considered abandoning the line, which became inactive with...

 

School Officals Receive Awards

Rosman High teacher Stacie Dotson and School Superintendent Sonna Lyda both picked up prestigious awards in education this past week. Dotson, who has been teaching in Transylvania County since 1995, was honored as the 2009 Linda Rader Professional...

 

Huge Steel Pipe Pins Worker

The worker pinned at the shoulder on Monday by a steel pipe inside the cab of a track hoe for more than an hour remains in stable condition. Meanwhile, an investigation is underway at the former...

 

Jobless Rate is Double Digits

The latest jobless figures, this time for February, painted a bleak picture for the Transylvania County workforce, reaching double digits. The jobless rate in the county was 10.3 percent, according to the state Employment Security Commission (ESC)...

 

Gallery Dream Still Alive Despite Funding Woes

Dodge a ball this Saturday to help Transylvania County students build their art gallery. The Transylvania County Schools Art and Design Gallery Committee is holding a dodge ball event this Saturday,...

 

Ronald E. Fuller Jr.

Ronald E. Fuller Jr., 53, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009 following a brief illness at Mission Hospital campus, Asheville. He is a son of the late Ronald E. Fuller Sr., and Sidney and Shirley Cohen of Panama City, Fla. In...

 

Martha Bailey D'Agata

Martha Bailey D'Agata of Brevard died Sunday, March 29, 2009 at age 81. She was a native of Boston, Mass. and the daughter of William and Nina La Voie. She graduated nursing school in 1949 from...

 

Tornados Split With Mars Hill

By Robert Walden BC Sports Information Brevard designated hitter Josh Miller launched a two-out, three-run home run in the 7th inning, his second of the day, to lead the Tornados past Mars Hill, 8-6, Tuesday afternoon in the first game of a...

 

Champions

The Lady Royals, a U-13 team made up of local players, won the Hoops and Dreams Spring Fling in High Point recently. Team members include (front row, left to right): Shelby Tricoli, Needie Perez,...

 

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