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Hubert Gentry Bryson

Hubert Gentry Bryson passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012. He was born in Ashton, Idaho Aug. 2, 1929. He married Mellie Mazana Cauble on July 20, 1950 and is survived by her. During his life, he worked 16 years for Ecusta Paper Company in Pisgah...

 

Virginia Leatherwood Stephenson

Virginia Leatherwood Stephenson, 84, of Brevard, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at her residence. She was born in Macon County on Nov. 9, 1927, to the late John and Bonnie Leatherwood. She m...

 

George Donald Tesnow

George Donald Tesnow, 87, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. He was born May 21, 1924 in Pembroke, N.Y. to the late Charles and Ola Tesnow. He graduated from Cornell University with...

 

Shirley Hall Smith

Shirley Hall Smith, 65, of Brevard, died Wednes-day, April 25, 2012. She was born April 12, 1947, in Transylvania County to the late Clinton and Willa Mae Waters Hall. In addition to her parents, one brother, Joe Hall, preceded her in death. She was...

 

Legal Notices For 4-30-12

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Timothy Phillips and wife Elizabeth J. Pippin-Phillips to BROCK AND SCOTT, Trustee(s), which...

 

Births In Transylvania

Rozah Ashanti Logan Shawnda Owen and Adrian Logan, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Rozah Ashanti Logan, born April 28, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. Her...

 

Blees To Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary

Dick and Sylvia Blee, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 12, 2012, with a trip to be taken in the fall. They were married May 12, 1962, at St. Joseph’s...

 

Galloways Celebrated 45th Anniversary

Ernest and Lila Galloway, of Brevard, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 28, 2012, with a surprise party given by their children at Cathey’s Creek Baptist Church with...

 

News of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, May 9, at Golden Corral in Hendersonville for a luncheon meeting, Dutch Treat, at 11:30 a.m. There will be a silent auction and those who wish to participate should wear their favorite hat. V.P. Sue...

 
 By Paul Morgan    Features    April 30, 2012

Multi-Cultural Men’s Golf Team Improves

When it comes to spectator sports in America, golf usually ranks near the bottom of the list. That’s especially true at the college level where golf teams lurk in the shadows of football,...

 
 By Sean Trapp    News    April 30, 2012

Brewery Picks Brevard For East Coast Hub

BREAKING NEWS: Oskar Blues Brewery, maker of craft beers such as Dale’s Pale Ale and Old Chub Scotch Ale, has announced plans to make Brevard the company’s East Coast hub, with the goal of opening a brewery near Railroad Avenue and a...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 30, 2012

Jury Finds Frady Guilty Of Sex Offenses

BREVARD, NC — Brevard resident Ralph Frady was sentenced to 16 to 20 years in prison Friday after a Transylvania County jury found him guilty of three felony charges involving sex offenses against a 6-year-old girl. The charges stemmed from 2010...

 

Baxley, County Case Goes To Court

BREVARD, N.C.-The civil case involving Mike Baxley, the former owner of the controversial dirt motorbike track in the Cherryfield area, and Transylvania County is scheduled to be heard this week in court. In spring 2008, a number of residents...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    April 30, 2012

Dealing With ‘Legal’ Drug Abuse

BREVARD, N.C. - Editor’s Note: The following is the second story of a three-part look at prescription medication abuse. In the war on drugs, local law enforcement officials say the battle against prescription drug abuse is the hardest fight...

 

Pitch Lands Little League Player In Hospital

Transylvania County Little League fans got a scare last week when a batsman went down after being struck by a pitch and was transported to Mission Hospital in Asheville. The accident happened during Tuesday’s Little League games between the 11-12...

 
 By John Lanier    Features    April 30, 2012

Local Trails Draw Canadian Olympic Hopeful

The week before the Assault on the Carolinas, Amanda Sin was riding her bicycle and training in Transylvania County. But on that Saturday, April 14, she was not riding in the Assault on the...

 

County's Jobless Numbers Fall

BREVARD, N.C.-Transylvania County’s jobless rate fell from 11.1 percent in February to 10.2 percent in March, according to the latest figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES). The statewide rate in March was 9.6 percent, down...

 

Red Cross Planning Several Blood Drives

BREVARD, N.C. - If sunny skies and warmer temperatures have some dreaming of fun in the sun, they are not alone, according to the American Red Cross. The organization wants to help make those dreams a reality and is rewarding individuals who help sav...

 

Black Mountain Home Hosting Fundraisers

BREVARD, N.C.-Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families is kicking off May with two fundraising events — one to benefit the Home’s newest ministry in Brevard, and the other for the Youth Leadership Team. At the Bloomin’ Plant Sale...

 

Bieger Honored At National Smart Start Conference

Don Bieger, an early childhood advocate, will be honored for his service to Smart Start at the National Smart Start Conference Luncheon in Greensboro on Thursday, May 3. Bieger has dedicated...

 
 By Carly Allen    Features    April 30, 2012

‘Every Ounce Counts’ At Schenck Job Corps

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. “If you want a healthy life, then eat right, starting today!” said Darius King, Schenck Student Govern-ment Association (SGA) representative. It’s a message he has...

 

Remembering A Special Season At Brevard High

BREVARD, N.C. “A Season to Remember” became an event to remember Friday, March 16, when seven guest panelists spoke to sixth through eighth grade students at Brevard Middle School about Brevard...

 

BHS Junior Featured In National Online Newspaper

BREVARD, N.C. Brevard High School junior Hannah Field was recently featured in the my.hsj.org National Edition, an online newspaper showcasing exemplary articles from student journalists nationwide. Field currently serves as editor-in-chief of the...

 

High School Seniors Get A Close Look At Blue Ridge

BREVARD, N.C. On Friday, April 20, more than 50 area high school seniors visited Blue Ridge Community College is Transylvania County Campus for the annual Senior Day, an all-day orientation on the college programs and services. College faculty and...

 

PFE Science Olympians Earn Medals

IISGAH FOREST, N.C. Last month, members of Pisgah Forest Elementary’s Science Olympiad team traveled to Lenior-Rhyne to compete in a regional competition with 17 other teams from the Hickory area....

 

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