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George Asbury “G.A.” Butler Jr.

George Asbury “G.A.” Butler Jr., 86, of Rosman, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at his residence. Born in Transylvania County, he was the son of the late George Asbury Butler Sr. and Parilee Whitmire But-ler Smith. He was preceded in death by his...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 9, 2012

Oskar Blues Moves Forward

Oskar Blues Brewery, the first craft brewery in the country to put craft beer in a can in November 2002, is moving ahead with plans to add a major brewery operation in Brevard. The craft brewery is expected to finalize their plans today to purchase a...

 

Columbus Roy Clanton

Columbus Roy Clanton, 63, of Brevard, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at the Brian Center in Bre-vard. A native of Etowah County, Ala., he was the son of Myrtle Whitehead Clanton and the late Columbus New Years Clanton. His brothers, Neugene...

 

Selma Morgan Hunter

Selma Morgan Hunter, 100, of Brevard, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. To leave a condolence for the Hunter family, visit “obituaries” at www.moore-fh.com. Moore...

 

Alfred Randall O’Shields

Alfred Randall O’Shields, 58, of Inman, S.C., passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his residence. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Alfred Burt “Peanut” O’Shields. A brother, David Allen O’Shields, predeceased...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 9, 2012

Record Visitors To DuPont Put Stress On Staff, Forest – Transylvania County NC

Visitation to DuPont State Recreational Forest has surged to unprecedented levels in 2012 with an estimated 226,545 people visiting the state’s only recreational forest so far this year. While the...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 9, 2012

Schools Receive High ABC Marks – Transylvania County NC

According to the 2011-2012 North Carolina ABC results for public education, Transylvania County Schools has four Schools of Distinction, two high schools with performance composite scores of 90 and the highest performing alternative school in the sta...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 9, 2012

Heart Of Brevard Seeks Input From Community With ‘Imagine Brevard’ – Brevard NC

For Heart of Brevard Interim Executive Director Michael Trufant, the future of Brevard is not about government or elected positions, but about the vision local residents have for their community. “The time has come for our citizens to design the...

 

Education Meets Government

Brevard College President David Joyce converses with Sen. Kay Hagan at the Porter Center. More information on Hagan’s vist will be in Monday’s paper. (Times photoo by Jeremiah...

 

Legal Notices For 8-9-12

10 SP 87 AMENDED 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 Laura T Leblow and James R Leblow to Atlas Title Agency of North Carolina,...

 

Law and Order – Transylvania County NC

Felony Arrests On August 6, Tyquawn Feleap Smith, 19, of Brevard, was charged with one count of felony possession of a dangerous weapon in prison or jail and one accompanying misdemeanor count of injury to personal property. While in the...

 

Joan Marie Dodd

Joan Marie Dodd, 80, of Hendersonville, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, in Brevard. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to the late William and Mary Goshue Gosse. Her brother, William Gosse, also preceded her in...

 

Alice Grace Tinsley Franks

Alice Grace Tinsley Franks, 83, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Sunday, Aug.  5, 2012, at her home in Pisgah Forest. She was born on July 9, 1929, in Brevard, to the late Willie and Beulah Hudson Tinsley. She was...

 

Vergil Nelson Slee

Vergil Nelson Slee, 94, died on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at the Keystone Communities of Highland Park in St. Paul, Minn. A private memorial service will be held in Brevard. Born Sept. 24, 1917, in...

 

Parkers Celebrate 50th

Joe and Maureen Parker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11, 2012, in Leicester, England. They met while he was stationed near Leicester in the early 60s and were married on Aug....

 

Harrons Mark 50 Years

Jack and Iva Harron, of Brevard, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 9, 2012. He was an engineer for the DuPont Company in Chattanooga, Tenn. and Brevard for 30 years. She taught...

 

Davises To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Glenn and Thelma Davis, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. They were married on Aug. 10, 1962, in Rosman. They have four children. The family...

 

News of Organizations

Dunn’s Rock Community Center It is barbecue time! The Dunn’s Rock Community Center will host a barbecue dinner Aug. 14. On the menu are pork barbecue with our own sauce, homemade buns, corn fresh from the garden, as well as slaw, green beans,...

 

Church Activities

Calvary Baptist Calvary Baptist Church located at 133 Osborne Road in Brevard, will host the Southern Gospel music group Jaidyn’s Call from Delonega, Ga., Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. for an evening of worship. They will present the message of Christ...

 

Blue Ridge Cooking School Holds Classes – Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Cooking School continues to offer classes this month at the Blue Ridge Bakery, located at 400 South Broad St. in Brevard, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, students will make all the classic and healthy Middle Eastern foods people...

 

McGaha Chapel Sets Hymn Sing – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania County Historical Society is hosting a Hymn Sing at the 1872 McGaha Chapel in Cedar Mountain, Sunday, Aug. 12, at 3 p.m. The event is open to the entire community and sheet music for the region’s classic hymns will be provided. Kei...

 

Parkinson’s Support Group Walk Scheduled – Brevard NC

The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group will hold their first Michael J. Fox Foundation Team Fox Walk at the Brevard Music Center Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. All donations will go...

 

The Haven Shelter To Host Hoedown Fundraising Event – Brevard NC

The Haven of Transylvania County, a temporary emergency shelter located in Brevard, is hosting an old-fashioned hoedown to raise the equivalent of one month of operating funds or $9,000. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 25 from 5:30-9:30 p.m...

 

Four Local Teens To Play In Carnegie Hall – Transylvania County NC

Every three years the Carolina Youth Symphony Orchestra plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City. In March of 2013, four teenagers from Transylvania County – Sarah Herbster, Jon Miller, Sophia...

 

Volunteers Needed To Stitch Afghans To Benefit SAFE

Saturday, Aug. 11, Charlotte’s Fibers will be sponsoring a SAFE Stitch-A-Thon to provide afghans for SAFE’s Stacey’s House. The stitch-a-thon will take place in the social hall of the First United Methodist Church in Brevard. From 10 a.m. to 4...

 

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