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Mary Stowe Burket

Mary Stowe Burket, 84, of Brevard, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, June 14, 2012. She was the daughter of the late John and Mildred Stowe. She was also preceded in death by her...

 

Dr. Robert Phillips Travis Jr.

Dr. Robert Phillips Travis, Jr. 81, of Cedar Mountain, died Monday, June 18, 2012. Arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be made at www.ashevillemortuaryservices.com....

 

Faye Glasgow Craft

Faye Glasgow Craft, 73, of Campobello, S.C., passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Weldon, N.C., she was one of three children born...

 

John “Jack” Nafey Burt

John “Jack” Nafey Burt, 103, of Brevard, passed away on June 9, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J. to the late Charles and Clara Nafey Burt. His wife, Jean Amidon Burt, also preceded him in...

 

Harriet Anne Baker

Harriet Anne Baker, 89, died Monday, June 11, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. She was born April 23, 1923, in Lawrenceville, Ill. to Rev. Walter and Bernice Harrison Baker. She was predeceased by two brothers, Rev. William S. Baker and Fred A. Baker....

 

Rachel Mariah Wine

Rachel Mariah Wine, 29 died Thursday, June 14, 2012 at her home in Etowah, N.C. She was born October 10, 1982 in Green Creek, N.C. She spent most of her childhood in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., attending San Pablo Elementary and Fletcher Middle...

 

Legal Notices For 6 -18-12

12-SP-3 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S FORECLOSURE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Sharon Kay London aka Sharon London, dated February 2, 2009...

 

Births In Transylvania

Spencer Ivey Ennis Adam and Emilee Ennis, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Spencer Ivey Ennis, born March 12, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. Her...

 

Connarn, Loftfield Exchanged Vows

Erin Tara Connarn and Jefferson Kerr Loftfield celebrated their marriage on Wrightsville Beach, N.C., on June 2, 2012. The bride is the daughter of Alan and Daughn Connarn, of Pisgah Forest. The...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 18, 2012

Money Set Aside To Renovate Old Library

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY-N.C. — As a way of acknowledging limited space and safety issues at the county courthouse, commissioners voted last Tuesday to set aside $500,000 from the general fund that could be used for renovations to the vacant old...

 

Greene Celebrate 30th Wedding Anniversary

Scottie and René Greene, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2012. They were married on June 20, 1982, at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church. They have one son,...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 18, 2012

Court Hears Trials, Pleas

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY-N.C. — In Transylvania County Superior Court last week, Judge Mark Powell presided over several plea bargains and trials. Michael Coleman Hall entered a guilty plea to statutory rape and received an active sentence of 66 to 89...

 

Study Shows Financial Impact Of The Arts

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY-N.C. — Last year, Transylvania County was one of 182 study groups representing all 50 states and Washington, D.C., that participated in the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study to determine the economic impact of the arts in the...

 

Proposed Club On King Street In Brevard Gets 6-Month Extension

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY-N.C. — Jackson Wine has been given a six-month permit extension to complete work on his proposed nightclub on King Street in Brevard. The city’s Board of Adjustment last week approved the time extension and a new...

 

Pisgah Forest Lions Club Awards Local Scholarships

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The Pisgah Forest Lions Club has awarded their annual lions memorial scholarships to three local graduates of Brevard and Rosman High Schools. Jordan Danielle Riddle, daughter of Mac Riddle and Teresa Norton, was awarded...

 

Michael Shelton Is Concerned About Bullying In School System

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY-N.C. — Michael Shelton said Transylvania County children are entitled to the highest quality education in a safe and orderly environment. Shelton is one of two candidates who have filed to run for three seats on the Board of...

 

Law and Order

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY-N.C. — Felony Arrests On June 12, Kimberly Dawn Duncan, 37, and Omar Antonio Brooks, 29, both of Pisgah Forest, were arrested and each charged with one felony count of common law forgery, one felony count of financial card...

 

Local Graduate Travels Abroad For Honors Program

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Lydia Folckomer, 2011 Brevard High School graduate and Connestee Falls Scholarship Award recipient, is currently participating in the University of North Carolina at Greensbo...

 

Mystery Writers Compile Romantic Collection

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Atkins, Ace. “The Lost Ones.” Fresh from 10 years as a U.S. Army Ranger, Quinn Colson finds his hands full as the newly elected sheriff of Tibbehah County, Miss....

 

American Icon

Vickie McCall Carpenter recently took this photo of a Bald Eagle on Hart Road in the Little River area....

 

Good Works

On Thursday, eight members of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp (RYLA) completed volunteer cleanup work around the Army Strong Community Center on French Broad Street in Brevard. The group is...

 

Some Needle Time

Every year all over the world, groups of knitters and crocheters participate in a week-long event where they get together and sit around just visiting while they are knitting or crocheting their various projects. It is held in the hopes that a lot...

 

Transylvania Art Guild Showcases Local Work

BREVARD, N.C. Every summer, artists from all over the county who belong to the local art guild bring out their finest and put on one of the best art shows of the year, displaying a wide array of...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    June 18, 2012

The Dixie Swim Club’ Open At BLT

BREVARD, N.C. The third production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2012 season opened June 15 for a three weekend run. The play, “The Dixie Swim Club,” written by Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten and Jessie Jones, is also the third play that BLT has...

 

Blue Ridge Bakery Boys To Perform At Museum

BREVARD, N.C. Traditional and Americana music will be performed during the 4th Friday Gallery Walk. The Blue Ridge Bakery Boys (BRBB) are well known in Brevard with entertaining on Fridays at the Blue Ridge Bakery, Saturdays at the Tailgate Market,...

 

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