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Louise Haas Lamb

The family of Louise Haas Lamb celebrates her 96 years of life, which ended peacefully Palm Sunday, April 1, 2012, in the care of Transylvania Hospice and under the gentle hands of Tore’s #1 staff....

 

Bessie Ashe Owens

Bessie Ashe Owens, 95, of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late W.A. and Samantha Owen McCall. Her husbands, Flem Ashe and Julius Owens, and her...

 

Kenneth Eugene McCall

Kenneth Eugene McCall, 52, of Rosman, died unexpectedly Monday, April 2, 2012. He was born July 9, 1959, in Transylvania County to Edith Galloway McCall and the late Hubert Eugene McCall. He is...

 

Chapman, Tesnow Engagement Announced

Chelsea Brianne Chapman, of Etowah, and Andrew Blake Tesnow, of Rosman, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dean Chapman, of Rosman, and Sheila and David...

 

Lewis, Roncali Engagement Announced

Michelle Lynn Lewis, of Brevard, and Gene Thomas Roncali, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Morris Wayne Galloway, of Rosman, and the late...

 

Griffin, Lewis Engagement Announced

Amanda Kay Griffin, of Pisgah Forest, and Andrew Ryan Lewis, of Pisgah Forest, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Marty and Carson Griffin, of Brevard. She...

 

News of Organizations

Dunn’s Rock Community Center On Tuesday, April 10, Dunn’s Rock Community Center will have a buffet of rosemary/garlic pork loin, mashed potatoes with gravy, steamed asparagus, spinach/beet salad, rolls and homemade desserts. All items are prepare...

 

Bullock Wins County DAR American History Contest

Richmond Franklin (Frankie) Bullock, a fifth-grade student at Rosman Elementary School, has won the 2011-2012 DAR American History Essay Contest for Transylvania County. Frankie’s parents are Jimmy...

 

Guest Reader Ekere Tallie Delights Rise & Shine

Ekere Tallie, African-American writer and filmmaker, stopped by Rise & Shine Wednesday, March 28, while on tour for her recent book, “Karma’s Footsteps.” She was part of the Guest Reader Event, a feature of Harambee in which students build...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 5, 2012

Accident Victim Has Long Road Ahead

On March 1, Henry Edwards and his fiancee, A’Layna Spalding, were enjoying a beautiful day full of warm sun and a gentle breeze as they walked from Walmart, where Spalding worked, along U.S. 64. As...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 5, 2012

School Board OKs Capital List

With the passage of the capital outlay priority list at Monday night’s school board meeting, the school system will now wait to hear how much funding county commissioners will provide. Among the top priorities listed for the 2013 fiscal year...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    April 5, 2012

Business Group Seeking Funds

The Transylvania Partnership is seeking funds from the city of Brevard to help with its business plan competition and new grant awards. Bob Bednarek, the nonprofit’s chairman, presented the request during the Brevard City Council’s regular meetin...

 

Pretty Place’s Symmes Chapel Nears 40 Years Of Easter Sunrise Services

Everyone is invited to “Pretty Place” Chapel on Easter Sunday to experience a moving cantata and sunrise. For almost 40 years the choir of Rocky Hill Baptist Church in Cedar Mountain has performed at sunrise at Pretty Place on Easter Sunday....

 

Festival Contests Open To Contestants

This year’s White Squirrel Festival returns May 26-27 with two popular activities: the Squirrel Box Derby and White Squirrel Photo Contest. The 6th Annual Squirrel Box Derby is going to be better than ever, according to organizers, with extended ru...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    April 5, 2012

Gains In Commercial Construction Reported

After many months of slumber, commercial construction is beginning to pick up in Transylvania County. The total amount reported as permitted in March was $847,899. Sherry Reese, permit specialist for the county Building Department, said two major...

 

Church Activities

Carr’s Hill Baptist Carr’s Hill Baptist Church invites everyone to their Easter “Living” Drive-Thru Thursday, April 6, and Friday, April 7, 7-9 p.m. Stay in the comfort of your car and tune your radio to hear scripture explain scenes of the...

 

Second Chances On Life Explored

More than 220 women from 24 area churches registered for the 2012 Christian Women’s Day of Reflection, held Mar. 10 at Sacred Heart Church. Dr. Maria Moore spoke on “Finding Hope in Today’s World,” sharing her missionary experiences from...

 

Law And Order

Felony Arrests On April 2, Jennifer Lynn Summey, 34, of Hendersonville, was arrested on one count of breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, one count of possession of stolen goods and one misdemeanor count of larceny. The arrest was made on...

 

Jesus Seminar To Visit Brevard

In 1945 a new gospel was discovered that altered the way scholars look at gospels, the origins of Christianity and Jesus himself. On April 20-21, in a program entitled “The Fifth Gospel: The Gospel of Thomas and the Wisdom of Jesus,” scholars...

 

Bethel ‘A’ Baptist To Host Koinonia Good Friday Rites

This Friday, April 6, Bethel ‘A’ Baptist Church will host the final Lenten Worship and Luncheon of this year’s Koinonia fellowship series. The worship service will begin at noon, followed by a luncheon at about 12:30 p.m. The community is...

 

Renaissonics To Perform April 17

Renaissonics, an early music quartet, will give an unique program at the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, on Tuesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m., with a pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m. A...

 

BC Symphonic Winds Concert Set For April 12

Brevard College’s Division of Fine Arts will present the Symphonic Winds in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The performance is free and open to the community. The concert will feature the...

 

BLT To Present Charlie Brown Play

For many, Charles Schulz’s Peanut comics were an integral part of childhood. Brevard Little Theatre is proud to bring these characters alive in their upcoming production, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The musical tells the story of a...

 

Nanci Griffith To Perform At Porter Center

Mountain Song Productions in association with Brevard College are presenting singer/songwriter extraordinaire Nanci Griffith at the Porter Center for Performing Arts on Sunday April 15, at 7:30 p.m....

 

‘Brass And Pipes’ Program Planned

On Sunday, April 15, at 4 p.m., Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church will present “Brass and Pipes,” a program of music for brass ensemble and brass and organ. The performance will feature local musicians and Doug Wauchope, a professional...

 

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