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Articles from the August 25, 2011 edition

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 By Jane Warth    Arts    August 25, 2011

Salt And Pepper Shakers Are On Display

It’s amazing how something as common around the house as salt and pepper shakers can become an intriguing hobby. Ron and Carole Silva of Brevard share their home with six or seven hundred of them....

 

A Collection Of The Past

The Transylvania County Library has a new showcase collection called “African-American Memorabilia from stereotyped to Collectible.” This showcase includes two cases of assorted salt shakers and dated salt shaker catalogues. What makes this salt...

 

Connestee Artists Show Work

The Connestee Falls Art League will be welcomed as guest artists for the month of September at the Land of Waterfalls Art Gallery. A reception and cocktail party will be held on Friday, Sept. 2, from 4-7 p.m. with music provided by Dave Able and...

 

Brevard Gallery Walk Scheduled For Aug. 26

The downtown art galleries and art spots will host the 4th Friday Gallery Walk in downtown Brevard on Aug. 26 from 5-9 p.m. The summer season is winding down, but there are many new art works and...

 

Teen's Death Case On Trial List

Julie Ann Noble is scheduled to appear in Transylvania County Superior Court on Monday to face a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors allege that the 56-year-old Noble is responsible for the death of Joseph Daniel Furr, a 19-year-old...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    August 25, 2011

Transylvania Feels Earthquake's Impact

Kathy McKenzie felt so much shaking Tuesday she became nauseous. McKenzie was among those in Transylvania County who experienced the effects of the earthquake that shook much of the Eastern seaboard. She handles security at the county courthouse for...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 25, 2011

Officials Eyeing Hurricane Irene

Emergency Management Services in Transylvania County are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best as Hurricane Irene barrels toward the coast of North Carolina, according to EMS director Kevin Shook. Shook said that at this point the...

 

BLT To Hold Auditions For ‘Arsenic And Old Lace’

Auditions for Brevard Little Theatre’s next production, “Arsenic and Old Lace” will be held this coming weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, at 2 p.m. at the theater’s newly air-conditioned venue, Brevard’s American Legion Hall at...

 

Hilton Trial Delayed Until October

U.S. District Court Judge Martin Reidinger has agreed to delay the trial of Gary Michael Hilton until Oct. 31. Hilton, who is accused of killing John and Irene Bryant in 2007, was scheduled to go to trial on Sept. 6. Reidinger agreed to give...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    August 25, 2011

Commissioners Talk About False Alarms

Transylvania County commissioners say too many false alarms are wasting manpower, equipment and fuel for members of local fire departments and law enforcement officials. They want something done to tackle that problem, but as of now, the devil is in...

 

BC To Host ‘Parallel Explorations’

The Brevard College Art Department will host an opening reception for “Parallel Explorations,” an art exhibition featuring the work of three diverse area artists on Friday, Sept. 2, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. The event will take place in...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    August 25, 2011

County Accepts Sewage Agreement

There’s nothing much to like about having to deal with sewage, but it’s one of the realities of life, especially for people in local government. Once again, that topic was on the agenda of the Transylvania County commissioners Monday night, and f...

 

Methodists To Celebrate Sesquicentennial

The United Methodist Churches of Transylvania County will celebrate the sesquicentennial with a joint worship service on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Porter Center on the campus of Brevard College. The celebration will begin with a gathering time in the...

 

College Students Move A Mountain

Cleaning trash cans on Main Street may seem like more of a punishment than a way to get to know your new community… unless you’ve just arrived for your first year at Brevard College....

 

Church Activities

Carr’s Hill Baptist Carr’s Hill Baptist Church, located at 2719 Greenville Highway, is celebrating a combined Church Heritage Day as part of the 150th Anniversary of Transylvania County and its annual Homecoming on Aug. 28. There will be no...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 25, 2011

Brevard Rescue Squad Invites Public To Come To 50th Birthday

The Brevard Rescue Squad is extending an open invitation to the community to come out Saturday and help it celebrate 50 years of service. The rescue squad will be putting on a number of demonstrations throughout the day, including two simulated car...

 

Course Teaches How To Respond To Wilderness Emergencies

This Saturday, Brevard College’s twice annual Wilderness First Responder course gets underway. The nine-day course is open to college students and the public, training participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings. The program includes...

 

Helen Galloway Cantrell

Helen M. Cantrell, 83, of Columbus, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at the home of her daughter, Cindy Cantrell. She was born Dec. 19, 1927, in Transylvania County’s Middlefork Community to the late Roy C. and Dollie Meece Galloway. In...

 

Donald Follmer

Donald Follmer, 71, of Brevard, died at home on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. He was born Sept. 30, 1939, in Charlotte, N.C. to the late Donald and Grace McPhail Follmer. He attended the public schools of Charlotte and graduated from Woodbury Forest School...

 

Beatrice M. Griffin

Beatrice M. Griffin, 79, of Balsam Grove, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. A native of Transylvania County and Balsam Grove, she was the daughter of the late Spurgeon McCall and Lucy Beatrice Allen McCall. She was also preceded in death by her husb...

 

Denny Landreth

Denny Landreth, 69, of Pisgah Forest, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late D. C. Landreth and...

 

Julia “Julie” Marie Patton

Julia Marie Patton, 53, of Brevard, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. A native of Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Roy Moffitt and Barbara McCord Moffitt, of Hendersonville. In addition to her father, a brother, Stephen...

 

Ella Mae Wilson

Ella Mae Wilson, 73, of Hendersonville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. She was born March 13, 1938, in Transylvania County to the late Bunyon E. Wilson and Geneva Searcy Wilson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a...

 

Joan Elizabeth Labore Sandow

Joan Elizabeth Labore Sandow, 69, of Pisgah Forest, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at the Royal Palm Convalescent & Rehabili-tation Center in Vero Beach, Fla. A brother, Ted Labore, preceded her in...

 

News of Organizations

Dunn’s Rock Homework Club The first meeting of the Dunn’s Rock Homework Club will be a get acquainted gathering on Thursday, Sept. 1. Volunteers interested in helping with tutoring will meet at 5:30 p.m. to look at the calendar, facility and...

 

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