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Clyde Owen Cairnes

Clyde Owen Cairnes, 74, of Candler, died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He was born Oct. 8, 1937, in Henderson County to the late Alvin Owen Cairnes and Cannie Brown Cairnes. He resided in the Asheville area for the past...

 

Florence Souther Clay

Florence Souther Clay, 91, of Mills River, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late...

 

Natalie Claypool

Natalie Claypool, 76, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse D. Claypool, and her beloved Corgi, Cari. She loved living in the mountains of North Carolina and was incredibly blessed to...

 

Addalee Fisher

Addalee Fisher, 66, of Lake Toxaway, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She was born Oct. 10, 1945, in Transylvania County to Addie Owen Fisher and the late John Lewis Fisher. In addition to her father, one...

 

Omilee Batson Potts

Omilee Batson Potts, 80, of Brevard, died peacefully, April 6, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was a daughter of the late Thomas Clayton Batson and Maudie Lee Brown and was preceded in death by her husband, James Ernest Potts Sr., who died 1996....

 

Linda Gail Reese

Linda Gail Reese, 55, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012, at the Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. She was born Sept. 14, 1956, in Catawba County to the late William David Reese and Betty Thomas Reese formerly of Brevard. In...

 

Amy Louise Corn

Amy Louise Corn, 92, of Pisgah Forest, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at her residence. She was born Aug. 25, 1919 in Transylvania County to the late Ervin Mulenex and Pearl Allison Mulenex. In addition...

 

Marie Wilson Owen

Marie Wilson Owen, 79, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late David and Mattie McGaha Wilson and the wife of the late James Roland Owen, who died in 2010. She...

 

Wade Sanders

Wade Sanders, 62, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory....

 

Elizabeth (Bill) Jones Williams

Elizabeth (Bill) Jones Williams passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at the age of 91. Born in Barkers Creek, Jackson County, N.C. on June 19, 1920, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Augusta Jones. In addition to her parents, her...

 

Gene Stuart Stepp Jr.

Gene Stuart Stepp Jr., 60, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at his home, Saturday, April 7, 2012, after a long illness. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and the son of the...

 

Births In Transylvania

Addison Kate Dawalt Josh and Keisha Dawalt, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Kate Dawalt, born April 6, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Her grandparents are...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    April 9, 2012

Report: County’s Health In Fairly Good Shape

Transylvania County is a relatively healthy place to live, according to a new national report that looks at every county in the United States. The county was ranked 24th overall healthiest out of North Carolina’s 100 counties, according to the...

 

McCalls To Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Jack F. McCall, a native of Brevard, and the former Phyllis Robinson, of Delaware, Ohio, now residing in Woodstock, Ga., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, April 13, 2012. They...

 
 By John Lanier    News    April 9, 2012

Voting Machines Tested As Primary Day Gets Closer

It’s one month until the May 8 primaries, but the Board of Elections has been working for weeks now testing the voting machines. Prior to each election the voting machines are checked to make sure...

 

Hemphill Death Under Review

The actions of members of the Norfolk Police Department in Virginia are under review after 20-year-old Brevard native Derrick Hemphill died under their custody last week. Hemphill, who was recently discharged from the U.S. Navy, was taken into...

 

Cable TV/Internet Questions Answered

Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times has received several questions regarding Comporium and its services. Frank Porter, Comporium’s general manager, responded to the questions. Is Comporium the sole provider of telephone, cable and Internet in...

 

News of Organizations

Embroiderer’s Guild The Western North Carolina Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, the Laurel Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 3. Participants will again be creating no-sew fleece blankets an as outreach for the...

 

Sun Shines Bright As Tailgate Market Opens

A steady crowd was on hand Saturday morning as the Tailgate Market opened along East Jordan Street behind Comporium. In the coming months, the market will provide area residents with the opportunity...

 

Food For Needy Families

Sharing House volunteer Dave Carlson of Steel Creek wheels a grocery order to a client’s car. Last year Sharing House provided more than 82 tons of food to Transylvania families in need. A typical...

 

Dash With Mom 5K And Fun Run Set

Brevard Academy School is putting on its running shoes in preparation for its 4th Annual “Dash With Mom 5K Race and Fun Run.” The event will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Brevard Music Center. This scenic race is a two-loop mostly...

 

Nonprofit Groups Come Together To Host Plant Sale

Six local nonprofit groups will be selling plants to raise funds for their community projects at the annual plant sale in celebration of Earth Day. The plant sale takes place in the parking lot of South Broad Park beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday,...

 

Maintaining The Wood Supply

Sharing House volunteer Aaron Dennis of Hendersonville keeps the wood supply ready for needy families. Even with this past winter’s mild weather, dozens of families took advantage of this Sharing House service. (Photo by Bill Ha...

 

Workshop To Help People Kick Sugar Addiciton

Before people try their next weight loss plan or the latest fad diet, they might consider attending an informative workshop on how to reduce sugar cravings and to eat sweet foods in enjoyable ways without affecting one’s weight or energy. The...

 

Brevard College’s Reynolds To Lead Summer Trip To Iceland

Brevard College Geo-logy Professor Dr. Jim Reynolds will lead a group of Brevard College students and other interested parties on a 23-day camping trip to Iceland July 5-28. The group will travel by...

 

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