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Lee A. Walker

Lee A. Walker, 92, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry Dwight Walker Sr. and Elizabeth Greene Walker. In addition to his parents, his wife of 64 years, Mary Walker, and...

 

Legal Notices For October 6, 2014

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO 14-E-248 EXECUTOR’S —- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of John S. Kann of Transylvania... Full story

 

Connestee Art League Visits Haen Gallery In Brevard – Brevard NC

The Connestee Art League met at the newest gallery in Brevard, located on King Street in the old Lumber Company building. Members were graciously met with homemade scones and coffee to enjoy while meandering about the gallery. The Haen Gallery...

 

Births In Transylvania

Leo Hunter Ashworth Michael and Carolyn Ashworth, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Leo Hunter Ashworth, born Sept. 30, 2014, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds. His grandparents are Laura...

 

Rotarian Tad Fogel To Address Brevard Rotary – Brevard NC

The Rotary Club of Brevard will have one of its own as the keynote speaker on Tuesday, Tad Fogel. Fogel, retired Brevard businessman and avid cyclist, will be introducing a recently released video to...

 

Election Law Changes Will Have An Impact - Brevard NC

North Carolina House Bill 589, which the General Assembly passed in 2013, contains numerous provisions that will have a direct impact on voting in this state and county, according to Adam Sotak, statewide campaign organizer for Democracy North...

 

BMX Dirt Jumpers Landing Here - Brevard NC

The 2014 Red Bull Dreamline BMX competition will take place at Oskar Blues REEB Ranch Oct. 11 in Henderson County, just across the county line off Crab Creek Road. The most talented riders in the...

 

Hospital Positions Cut In Budget – Brevard

Nine positions at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) were among the 130 caregiver positions cut in Mission Health’s 2015 fiscal year budget. Of the nine, seven are support/administrative employees and two are clinical staff members, according to...

 

News of Organizations

Embroiderers Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its next monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 6. Peggy O’Conner, a guild member, will be teaching the needle art techniques to create a fabric pin using beading and...

 

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Does the city of Brevard’s water source, Cathey’s Creek, produce “hard water?” The term hardness refers to the amount of dissolved minerals in water. According to Dennis Richardson, who operates the city’s water plant, the city’s water...

 

BES Taking Part In International Walking Event Oct. 8 – Brevard NC

Brevard Elementary will be joining schools around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday. Students from Brevard Elementary will meet at 7:30 a.m. at Silvermont to walk to school with parents, teachers and community leade...

 

Correction

In response to the Oct. 2 story about Jaime Laughter being the first woman hired as county manager, a reader pointed out that another woman held that position in 1980. Following the retirement of Ed Israel early that year, County Commissioner Jan...

 

Rise & Shine Enriches Children, Community – Brevard NC

While many local residents have heard of Rise & Shine Afterschool Program, few know the history and scope of this vital nonprofit organization. Located in the Bethel "A" Baptist Church on Oakdale...

 

Water Conference Program Announced – Brevard NC

The organizers of the “Whose Water Is It Anyway?” conference have announced the following program schedule for the conference on Nov. 15. The conference will be held at the Porter Center, Brevard College. It is free and open to all who wish to at...

 

Enjoy 'Old Style' Camping At The Cradle Of Forestry – Pisgah Forest NC

The U.S. Forest Service invites the public to attend “Camping in the Old Style,” a recreated campsite of the early 1900s at the Cradle of Forestry Oct. 11. During this time in history, the Pisgah National Forest was in its infancy. City folk were...

 

Good Toss, Good Day

Perfect form was on display at the horseshoe pit this past Saturday as Rosman hosted the town's annual Heritage Day Festival. It was a beautiful fall afternoon that included fun for all ages – from...

 

Scary Site

Businesses, yards and street scenes are among the categories in this year's Halloween decorating contest in Brevard. For more information, call the Heart of Brevard at 884-3278, or email...

 

Brevard Belk Employees Live 'The United Way' – Brevard NC

The entire staff at Brevard Belk participated in the store's first "United Way Blue Jeans Friday" of this campaign year Sept. 26. Employees each paid one dollar to get a "Live United" tee shirt and...

 

BC Professor To Present On 'Seeing The Forest Around You' – Brevard NC

During a special presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 7, Brevard College Division of Science and Mathematics Chair Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert will encourage campus and community members to see the forest around them. The 7 p.m. lecture will be held in...

 

Cannon Brought Medicine To Balsam Grove

Edward Gaine Cannon was born in the Calvert community of Transylvania County in 1900 to James and Anna Whitmire Cannon. James Cannon was a physician who served the surrounding mountain area on...

 

BHS Class Of '64 Donates Through United Way – Brevard NC

Brevard High School’s Class of 1964 recently celebrated their 50th anniversary reunion. When the planning committee decided not to plan another reunion, that left them with a decision to make. What to do with any left-over reunion event funds? It d...

 

Grand Opening Announced For Jaime's Restaurant – Brevard NC

Located in the heart of downtown Brevard, Jaime's Creole Brasserie has announced its grand opening for Oct. 17. The restaurant is the latest project for nationally award-winning Chef Jaime Hernandez,...

 

Brevard Gains 40 Affordable Apartments For Seniors – Brevard NC

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Cottages at Brevard, a new 40-unit development for seniors, will be held Friday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. The community was developed by Pendergraph Development LLC of Raleigh, using Housing Credits awarded from the North...

 

Habitat Silent Auction Helps Build New Homes – Brevard NC

Transylvania Habitat for Humanity's ReStore started a new silent auction last Friday which will run until Friday, Oct. 10. Special items are once again located in the silent auction display area...

 

Hospital Auxiliary Holds Annual Awards Luncheon – Brevard NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital's (TRH) Auxiliary held their Annual Awards Luncheon at St. Philip's Episcopal Church Wednesday, Sept. 17. Sixty-three volunteers and guests were in attendance. Cathy...

 

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