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Anderson, Wedgeworth Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Jon Edwin Anderson, of Jackson, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Ashley, to Gregory Drew Wedgeworth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Jeff Wedgeworth,...

 

Clarks Celebrated 50th Wedding Anniversary

Garfield and Frances Clark, of Little River, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4, 2012, with a reception hosted by their children, grandchildren and nieces at Little River Baptist...

 

Resale Shop Provides $47,600 For Basic Needs

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Philip’s Church has announced their grants for 2012. The grants are awarded according to the recommendations of the Outreach Committee. This year the committee reviewed a record 28 applications, making the...

 

Church Activities

Brevard Church Of Christ “The Relational Way,” a seminar that provides Biblical and practical teaching about relationships and how God works through them, will be held at the Brevard Church of Christ on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 2-5 p.m. and Sunday...

 

Georgios Dimitrios Banias

Georgios Dimitrios Banias Georgios Dimitrios Banias, 54, of Brevard, husband of Persefoni Mamasoula Banias, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Born in Stenoma, Greece, he was the son of Vasiliki Korokidas...

 

Ronald Todd Britton

Ronald Todd Britton, lifelong resident of Venice, Fla., and third-generation owner of Britton’s Furniture Carpet One, passed away on Feb. 2, 2012. He was born to Jane Todd Britton and Ronald LeRoi Britton on May 2, 1953, at Venice Memorial...

 

Herbert “Hub” Wallace Danielson

Herbert “Hub” Wallace Danielson, 76, of Hendersonville, formerly of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at his residence. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Arthur Oscar Danielson and Cordie Swann Danielson and was...

 

Jimmie Lou Kelley

Jimmie Lou Kelley, 81, of Brevard passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Mission Campus in Asheville. She was a member of First Baptist Church, of Brevard, where she taught children’s Sunday school for many years. She was a daughter of the late A....

 

Margaret Buford Speer

Margaret Buford Speer, 101, formally of Elizabeth, Ill., Princeton, Ill., and Eustis, Fla., died at home in Brevard on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. Born on June 6, 1910, in Chicago, Ill., she was the...

 

Dr. James “Speed” Rogers Jr.

Dr. James “Speed” Rogers Jr., 90, of Brevard, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Tore’s Home in Brevard. Born Aug. 28, 1921, to the late James “Speed” Rogers Sr. and Irene Russell Rogers in Ann Arbor, Mich., he was a graduate of the Universit...

 

Law and Order

Felony Arrests On Feb. 6, Darren Thomas Brooks, 27, of Hendersonville, was arrested and charged with one felony count of conspiring to commit breaking and entering and one felony charge of common law aiding and abetting a breaking and entering. Bond...

 

Spring Concerts At Porter Center Announced

Mountain Song Productions and Brevard College announce the upcoming spring concert performances at the Porter Center for Performing Arts: On Sunday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. Shannon Whitworth will give...

 

Author Mark Schweizer To Speak At Bag Lunch Series

The Transylvania County Library’s Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at noon in the Rogow Room of the library with a presentation entitled “Murder is Easy, Comedy is Hard.” Author Mark Schweizer will discuss the ins and outs...

 

Library Offers Programs For Children, Teenagers

The Transylvania County Library will offer two new programs for Valentine’s Day. The programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. On Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. the library will hold a Daddy-Daughter Date Night at the library for g...

 

The Eclectic Cottage Celebrates Anniversary And Expansion

On Saturday, Feb. 11, The Eclectic Cottage will celebrate its one-year anniversary and the completion of its expansion. Shop owner Brooke Jacoby has sought out vendors who offer a variety of merchandise for gift giving and for home and garden. Jacoby...

 

Two Tiger Grapplers Win Conference Titles

Two Rosman wrestlers won Smoky Mountain Conference championships at the league tournament hosted by Cherokee last weekend. T. James Henderson and Brody Mullenax won first place in the 170-pound and...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    February 9, 2012

Year-Round School Broached

Superintendent Jeff McDaris wants the Board of Education to begin discussing the feasibility, interest and demand for year-round school in Transylvania County. McDaris told the board during its annual retreat Monday that the issue of transitioning...

 

Filing For May Primaries Begins On Monday

Filing at the Transylvania Board of Elections for local and state seats begins at noon on Monday. Filing for the May 8 Democratic and Republican primary elections will last until noon on Feb. 29. The following races will be open for filing: •...

 

Tornados Swept By Pioneers 66-50 On Saturday

Brevard College scored 17 of the first 22 points in the contest, but the Tusculum Pioneers built an eight point halftime lead in closing out the season sweep over the Tornados, 66-50. Three different Brevard (3-19, 2-10 SAC) players hit...

 
 By John Lanier    News    February 9, 2012

GlenLaurel Preserve Getting Back On Track

GlenLaurel Preserve, a large, residential development planned in the Cherryfield community, is once again back on track. A few years ago, a group of developers planned to build some 280 residences, al...

 

Pioneers Run Away From Lady Tornados With 67-45 Win

A 17-4 Tusculum run at the beginning of the second half broke open a one possession contest in Pioneer Arena on Saturday afternoon as Brevard fell on the road to the Pioneers in SAC action, 67-45. Kendal Baxter scored 14 of her game high 25 points...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    February 9, 2012

Agents See Uptick In The Real Estate Market

The real estate market in Brevard and Transylvania County is finally picking up steam, as it is in many parts of the country after years of recession since late 2007. Lynda Hysong, the 2012 board chairman of the Brevard Board of Realtors, is among...

 

Tigers Sweep Swain, Devils Split

Three of four county basketball teams won Tuesday night in away action. Rosman took both games at Swain in Smoky Mountain Conference action. And at North Henderson, the Lady Blue Devils avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Knights, but the boys’...

 

‘FlyLady’ Named Habitat International Spokesperson

Transylvania County’s Marla Cilley, who is also known as “The FlyLady,” has been named spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity International, an organization with 1,500 chapters across the U.S....

 

Little League Sign-Ups Scheduled

Transylvania Little League will hold registration on Feb. 11 and Feb. 18 at Transylvania County Parks and Recreation from 10 a.m. until noon. A skills camp will be held at the little league fields from noon to 2 p.m. at no charge. Tryouts will be...

 

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