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Weldon Percy Bartlett

Weldon Percy Bartlett, 84, of Brevard, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. Born May 4, 1928, in Oxford County, Maine, he was the son of the late Percy and Eva Locke Bartlett. In addition to his parents, his wife, Elva Smith Bartlett,...

 

Robert Doyle Baynard

Robert Doyle Baynard, 82, formerly of Brevard, passed away on April 23, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Wendy E. Baynard; four children, Lori Stevens (Dana), James...

 

Marian J. Fortune

Marian J. Fortune, 79, of Brevard, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. She was born May 31, 1932 in Buncombe County. Her parents and two half-brothers preceded her in death. She was a physical education teacher for the United States Department of Defense...

 

Lovella Merrill Heath

Lovella Merrill Heath, 97, of Penrose, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her residence. A native and lifelong resident of Transylvania County, she was born on May 30, 1914, to the late James B. and Lillie Hall Merrill. She was the wife of the...

 

Brent Nicole Frizzell

Brent Nicole Frizzell Sr., 38, of Brevard, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. He was born Jan. 5, 1974, in Jackson County to the late Bobby Ray Frizzell and Vivian Hawkins Frizzell Gaddy, of Brevard. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one son,...

 

Legal Notices For 5-7-12

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 12E104 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Amy Louise M. Corn of Transylvania County,...

 

Births In Transylvania

Aiyana Keyaire Leigh Lucas Breana Jenkins and Ryan Lucas, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aiyana Keyaire Leigh Lucas, born May 2, 2012, at Transyl-vania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce. Her...

 

Griffins Celebrate 25th Wedding Anniversary

Billy and Bonnie Griffin, of Balsam Grove, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on April 25, 2012, with a trip to Charleston, S.C. They were married April 25, 1987, at an outdoor ceremony at...

 

News of Organizations

Parkinson’s Support Group The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Sup-port Group will meet Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Brevard. The meeting location has been changed to the Methodist Church...

 

Transylvania Resident Receives Award For Extraordinary Nursing

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Transylvania County resident Mary Cathey, BSN, RN, a surgical nurse at Mission Hospital in Asheville, was presented with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing for the month of April. Every month Mission Hospital selects...

 

Food Matters Moves Toward Opening

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The parking lot at Food Matters Market is humming, though the grand opening scheduled for late June or early July is still weeks away. Workers renovating the Straus Parking building park alongside the cars of customers at...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    May 7, 2012

County Claims Victory In Bike Track Saga

The possible final chapter in the county’s multi-year dispute with Michael Baxley over the former dirt bike track in the Cherryfield community came to a close Thursday afternoon when Superior Court Judge Bradley Letts ruled that the county did not...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    May 7, 2012

‘Legal’ Drugs Need Laws

Editor’s Note: The following is the third and final story on prescription drug abuse. North Carolina legislators recently passed a new law in an effort to curb fraud associated with prescription medication. The law, Senate Bill 474, requires that...

 

Brevard Music Center Readies For 2012 Season

BREVARD, N.C. The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2012 season on Friday, June 22. The opening night concert features BMC’s Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta and the Brevard Music Cen...

 
 News    May 7, 2012

Military Planes Conducting Training Operations

Residents of western Transylvania and other counties in western North Carolina may see military planes conducting wildland firefighting training operations this week over remote portions of the Pisgah Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest....

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 7, 2012

Cycle Race To Begin In Brevard

For the past eight years, county resident Tad Fogel has been participating in Cycle North Carolina’s fall “Mountains to the Coast” ride. With those rides starting in places like Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, Black Mountain, and other mountain...

 
 News    May 7, 2012

Zimmerman Leaving The Heart Of Brevard

Madrid Zimmerman, executive director of the Heart of Brevard, will leave her position at the end of the month. “Because of my father’s increasing health issues, this is the time that I can help...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 7, 2012

New Brewery Announcement Spurs Excitement

With news of Oskar Blues Brewery coming to Brevard, local officials, brewers and drinkers alike all share excitement over the potential economic development and growth of the beer culture. “This is a transformative business,” said Heart of...

 
 News    May 7, 2012

Macedonia Church Road To Close On Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 9, Macedonia Church Road will be closed to through traffic from N.C. 215 to Silversteen Road in order to replace Bridge # 148 over Lamance Creek. The signed detour route will be along N.C. 215, U.S. 64 and Silversteen Road. This...

 
 News    May 7, 2012

Law And Order

Felony Arrests TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C... On May 6, Devin Lee Andell, 26, of Rosman, was arrested and charged with one count of being a fugitive from justice. Andell was wanted on charges of third degree burglary in Delaware. Bond was set at...

 
 By Jane Warth    Features    May 7, 2012

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Begins

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, approximately 20 percent of American children suffer from a serious mental disorder during a given year. Experts estimate that more than 4 million American children and adolescents...

 

Library Celebrates Children’s Book Week

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. In celebration of Children’s Book Week May 7-12, the Transylvania County Library will be sharing short videos of several Transylvania County community leaders talking...

 
 By Carly Allen    Features    May 7, 2012

Painters From Schenck Continue Community Service

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Over the past few weekends, painters from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) have volunteered their time to help out individuals from SAFE, Inc. of Transylv...

 

Our People, Our Past: Presbyterians Lead Way

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The history of the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church began shortly after the first permanent settlers arrived in the area we now call Transylvania County. James...

 
 Arts    May 7, 2012

Songsmith Gathering To Support SAFE

BREVARD, N.C. Mountain Song Productions in association with SAFE, Inc, announces the 3rd Annual Songsmith Gathering, An Evening of Song on May 19, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Porter Center for...

 

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