Articles from the August 8, 2011 edition

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News of Organizations

Embroiderers’ Guild The Western North Carolina Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, the Laurel Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 1. The project for this month is a greeting card with a stitched insert. Mary Ann...

 

Iolana Rose Unick

Justin and Jessica Unick, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Iolana Rose Unick, born July 11, 2011. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Her big brother is Gatlin Unick. Her...

 

Everleigh Rose Cornett

Dancy Lee and Shaun Cornett and big sister, Kenzie Cornett, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Everleigh Rose Cornett, born Aug. 4, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 7 pounds, 7...

 

Randall LeQuan Cruell

Andrea McMinn and Randy Cruell, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Randall LeQuan Cruell, born Aug. 2, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. His grandparents are Suzanne Cruell and...

 

Souther, Bond Exchange Vows

Sarah Elizabeth Souther and Ros Kell Bond, of Little River, were united in marriage on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at “The Field” in Little River. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Linda...

 

Sawyer Wins County 150th Commemorative Quilt

The Chestnut Mountain Quilters raffled off a truly magnificent quilt at See Off Mountain’s celebration of the county’s sesquicentennial on July 9. Proceeds from the raffle fund the Ware-Harlee Scholar-ship of the See Off Home-steaders Community...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    August 8, 2011

Board Says Rosman Mayor Eligible To Run

Rosman Mayor Brian Shelton has shown sufficient evidence to support his claim that he lives inside town limits, according to the county’s Board of Elections. In a 3-0 vote Friday, the board turned down a challenge to his residency inside the town...

 

Heritage Museum To Honor Jim Bob Tinsley

While Jim Bob Tinsley was born in Transylvania County, he developed many other interests and had six books published through the University of Florida. However, Jim Bob’s two strongest passions were the beautiful waterfalls of Transylvania County...

 

Birthday Bash Planned For Sept. 3

The planning for the Transylvania County 150th Birthday Celebration has been going on for months and now the centerpiece event of the sesquicentennial year is just a month away. The celebration will b...

 

Sylvan Squares Hosts ‘Buckaroo Barbeque’

People interested in staying fit and heart-healthy year-round are invited to participate in modern Western Square Dance classes and events sponsored by the Sylvan Squares Dance Club of Transylvania County. The club will host a free “Buckaroo...

 

Community Effort On Health Care Being Addressed

Community leaders are working together to develop a solution to meet the health care needs of low income and uninsured patients until funding can be found to expand health coverage for residents of Transylvania County, according to a news release...

 

Local Community Band To Perform Marches, Overtures And ‘Star Wars’

Two lovers from opposite sides of the political spectrum, a populace seething with rage against a hated oppressor, and a determined band of political dissidents ready to foment a revolution are the...

 

Columnist Williams Discusses Assault On Honest Debate

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Allston, Aaron. “Conviction.” While Luke and Ben Skywalker continue their exploration of the mystery known as Abeloth with their unlikely Sith allies, the galaxy is...

 

Animal Shelter Group Will Meet Tuesday

CORRECTION: The headline accompanying this story in the the print edition of The Transylvania Times incorrectly said the meeting is Thursday. The meeting date is Tuesday, Aug. 9. The Friends of the Animal Shelter are having an informational kickoff m...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    August 8, 2011

‘Annie’ Captivates Audiences

It’s time for Brevard Little Theatre’s annual summer musical and, as in years past, it doesn’t disappoint. To say that this year’s show, “Annie,” is a challenge, is an understatement. But, challenge or not, this show really shines. The...

 

TAAG To Raise Funds In Lake Toxaway

TAAG (Transylvania Animal Alliance Group) has announced that Alex Frome, owner of the Toxaway House Restaurant in Lake Toxaway, is the Platinum Sponsor of TAAG’s upcoming fundraiser on Wednesday eve...

 

French Broad Café Announces New Manager

The French Broad Café has announced, that Debbi Burdette is now managing the restaurant. Burdette is the previous owner of the Bagel Place in downtown Brevard and is bringing all of her popular...

 

Osman, Morehouse Join Fisher Realty

Lawrence H. “Buddy” Osman and Elisa Morehouse have joined the Fisher Realty Team in the Sapphire/Toxaway Office. “I am very please to have Buddy join our office – he brings many years of real...

 

Silent Auction To Benefit BMC

A silent auction is being held through Aug. 14 at the Land of Waterfalls Art Gallery to raise funds for the Brevard Music Center. Several artists of the gallery have donated a piece of their art to the silent auction, including oil paintings by...

 

The Haven To Hold Fundraiser

A fundraiser to benefit Transylvania’s new homeless shelter, The Haven, will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Glen Cannon Country Club clubhouse from 7-10 p.m. Brian Phillips and his band The Dangerous Gentlemen and Friends will perform. Raffle...

 

Operation Christmas Child Invites Church Representatives

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) volunteers across the Carolinas anticipate the collection of 660,000 shoe boxes during National Collection Week (Nov. 14-21), which will show each needy child that they are loved and not forgotten. The local Blue...

 

Volunteers Help To Fill School Supply Closet

With the cuts to education, teachers and students will be relying more than ever upon voluntary donations to fill the gap in school supplies. A group of individuals and organizations have been...

 
 By Carly Allen    Features    August 8, 2011

Many Reap The Rewards Of The People’s Garden At Schenck

This spring, landscaping students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (JCCCC) began growing a variety of vegetables and herbs at the center. The students have grown such produce as...

 

Tabletop Moss Garden Workshop To Be Held

Mossin’ Annie, a.k.a Annie Martin of Mountain Moss Enterprises, returns to New Leaf Garden Market on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. to share her knowledge of bryophytes. Martin will teach participants about the world of mosses through this hands-on,...

 

Tornados Sign Hoops Recruits For 2011-12

Head coach Michael Jones, in conjunction with the Brevard College athletic department, has announced the addition of six players to the 2011-2012 Brevard College men’s basketball team. Blake Dodd, Jonathan Hopper, Matthew Redic, Gerel Simmons,...

 

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