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Articles from the August 6, 2012 edition

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 By Eric Crews    News    August 6, 2012

Ground Finally Broken On New Animal Shelter – Transylvania County NC

“It may be drizzling outside, but it is a glorious day.” That’s what Dr. Clyde Brooks, chairman of the Friends of the Animal Shelter told a large crowd gathered Saturday at the site of the...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 6, 2012

Sheriff Reports Decrease In 2012 Crime Numbers – Transylvania County NC

Official crime statistics released last week by the State Bureau of Investigation show Transylvania County ranks sixth-lowest in reportable crimes in the state of North Carolina. So far this year crime levels continue to drop, decreasing from 18...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 6, 2012

Rosman Woman Dies In Head-on Collision Friday – Transylvania County NC

A 24-year-old Rosman resident was killed Friday afternoon north of Brevard when the car she was driving crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle. The accident happened at 12:34 p.m. on N.C. 280, also known as...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 6, 2012

Local Board of Elections Approves New Precincts – Transylvania County NC

After receiving state approval, the Transylvania County Board of Elections unanimously passed a motion merging five former voting precincts into two. Friday’s board meeting was the first since Gary Bartlett, executive director of the State Board...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 6, 2012

Volunteers Help Students, Teachers With Supplies – Transylvania County NC

With recent budget cuts and the economy still in a recovery period, teachers know what it means to stretch funding as far as they can. Still, many teachers often find themselves digging into their...

 

Legal Notices For 8-6-12

08 SP 105 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 ETHAN D WHITMIRE AND WIFE MELISSA WHITMIRE to WILLIAM R. ECHOLS, Trustee(s),...

 

Diamond Elizabeth Glee Alexander

Diamond Elizabeth Glee Alexander, 24, of Rosman, passed away on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. A native of Transylvania County, she was a daughter of Laura Sherrill and Bryan Reece, of Rosman, and Phil...

 

James Morrison “Sonny” Avery

James Morrison “Sonny” Avery, 86, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at the Brian Center in Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Morrison Avery and the late Mable Hunter Avery. He retired from...

 

Gerald Gordon Bailey

Gerald Gordon Bailey, 81, of Brevard, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. A native of Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late William and Dorothy Scheuer Bailey. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a...

 

Glenna Jean Brown Batson

Glenna Jean Brown Batson, 62, of Lake Toxaway, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012. She was a daughter of the late Clarence and Helen Pressley Brown. Her husband, Phillip Wayne “Bud” Batson, preceded her in death. She was an active member of Rosman...

 

Virginia Adams Dills

Virginia Adams Dills, 73, of Brevard, passed away on Aug. 1, 2012, at Pardee Hospital, in Hendersonville. She was a daughter of the late Parker and Elsie Jones Adams. Her sister, Patsy Medling, also preceded her in death. She was a member of Holly...

 

Edward J. Robeson III

Lt. USN (Retired) Edward John “Buddy” Robeson, 91, of York, S.C., passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. His children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren surrounded him, in his last days on earth....

 

Joan Ross

Joan Ross, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, of complications from surgery caused by respiratory failure. She loved and was loved by a great many people for her warmth, her caring ways, her...

 

Everett A. O’Shields

Everett A. O’Shields, 78, of Brevard, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at The Oaks of Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Jess and Nora Galloway O’Shields. He was a member of Morningside Baptist Church...

 

Marvin Greene

Marvin Greene, 82, of Brevard and Wellington, Fla., died Saturday, July 28, 2012, in Brevard. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at First Christian Church in West...

 

Births In Transylvania

Hailey Dawn Stack Matthew and Sibrina Stack, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hailey Dawn Stack, born July 31, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, in Brevard. Her grandparents are Lisa Clark and Betty Hawthorn, and...

 

Sprouses Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Donald and Ruby Sprouse, of Brevard, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 28, 2012, with a dinner reception hosted by their family. They were married on Aug. 5, 1962, at Glady Branch...

 

News of Organizations

Arts Guild Joseph Bennett was winner of the show and tell competition at the August meeting of the Transylvania Art Guild. The show and tell event is a competition among members who enter an exhibit of paintings on a single theme. Winners are chosen...

 

Our People, Our Past Apple Cider Mills Were Once A Way Of Life – Transylvania County NC

The busy summer season with tourists pouring in and out of the county is now in the home stretch. Before we know it, the first cool winds of autumn will blow down from Canada and deliver the news that the glory of autumn is coming fast. If there’s...

 

County Winner Named In Dairy Poster Contest – Transylvania County NC

Each year the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA) sponsors a dairy poster contest to help young people learn more about the dairy industry and to provide information about the value...

 

BMS Hosts Orientation, Open House Events – Brevard NC

Brevard Middle School will host two events in the upcoming weeks to give students and parents a chance to meet parents and tour the school. All rising sixth grade students are invited to Sixth Grade Orientation Wednes-day, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to...

 

Transylvania Community Arts Council Elects Officers, Board – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council held its annual meeting on July 24. This meeting was a wrap-up report of the 2011-2012 fiscal year and a chance to elect new officers and board members for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. New officers include...

 

Saucier To Speak At WNC Foto Fest

Local photographer Les Saucier is the featured speaker at the 3rd Annual WNC Foto Fest Sept. 7-9 in Montreat. Saucier is an experienced nature photographer who also conducts guided tours and travel workshops throughout the country. Saucier will...

 

Archaeologist Explains Why Western Culture Dominates

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Dunn, Matthew. “Sentinel.” When CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., receives a cryptic message from an agent operating deep undercover in Russia, special agent Will...

 

Handcrafters Tent Going Up For Show – Brevard NC

On Thursday, Aug. 9, the large tent at Brevard College will be going up in preparation for the Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild second craft show of the year. The show will be Friday, Aug. 10...

 

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