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Articles from the August 13, 2012 edition

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 By Eric Crews    News    August 13, 2012

Local Farmers Look To Bountiful Harvest –Transylvania County NC

Bountiful rain so far this summer has farmers in the area optimistic that this year’s harvest will be one of the best in years. According to Eric Caldwell, director of Transylvania County’s Cooperative Extension, the summer growing season has...

 

Back To School

Today is the first day of school for Transylvania County students. These Brevard Elementary School students and their mother have mixed emotions as the school year begins. (Times photo by Jeremiah...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 13, 2012

Hagan Tells Audience Jobs Are Top Priority – Brevard NC

A crowd of roughly 50 people consisting of government figures, community leaders and local citizens filled the Porter Center last Wednesday as Democratic Senator Kay Hagan stopped in Transylvania County as she continued her statewide “Conversations...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 13, 2012

County Launches More User Friendly Website – Brevard NC

Transylvania County’s presence on the World Wide Web got a dramatic upgrade in recent months thanks to the joint effort of the county’s information technology (I.T.) team and Brevard Multimedia,...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    August 13, 2012

How Do Doctors Differ From Physician Assistants? – Brevard NC

Steve Saldutti may wear a white coat and practice medicine, but for patients who see him every day, a simple greeting is just fine. “I’m not a doctor and I tell patients all the time they can just...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    August 13, 2012

Earthshine Named One Of The Best Family Resorts Transylvania County NC

For Earthshine owner Benny Upton, the news that Fox News named Earthshine as one of the Top 10 Family Resorts in the U.S. Friday afternoon came as a pleasant surprise. The rustic mountain lodge in...

 

Law and Order – Transylvania County NC

Felony Arrests On August 12, Jennifer Dawn Ashworth, 49, of Brevard, was charged with several felony crimes, including possession of heroin, possession of a schedule II controlled substance and maintaining a dwelling. The arrest followed an investiga...

 

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 Butler Smith. He was preceded in death by his...

 

Columbus Roy Clanton

Columbus Roy Clanton, 63, of Brevard, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at the Brian Center in Brevard. 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...

 

James S. Schanck

James S. Schanck, 86, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at his residence. A native of Chester, N.Y., he was the son of the late Rollin Neal Schanck and Katharine O’Connell Schanck. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving...

 

Legal Notices For 8-13-12

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),...

 

Births In Transylvania

Carmen Nevé Rodriguez-Owen Destiny Owen and Isaias Rodriguez, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Carmen Nevé Rodriguez-Owen, born Aug. 11, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 7 pounds. Her...

 

Blunts Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Chuck and Gail Blunt, of Pisgah Forest, celebrated heir 50th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2012, with a week-long “adventure” on the Outer Banks, planned by their children and grandchildren....

 

Galloways To Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary

Joe Dan and Iris Galloway, of Lake Toxaway will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17, 2012. They were married on Aug. 17, 1962. They have 2 children, Marty and wife, Tam Galloway, of...

 

Club Will Explore Geology Of Gorges State Park – Transylvania County NC

The connection between Transylvania County’s abundant rainfall and the Blue Ridge Escarpment might not be immediately apparent. But it will become clear once people hear Rick Wooten, senior geologist with the North Carolina Geological Survey, at th...

 

News of Organizations

Republican Club The Transylvania County Republican Club will meet Saturday, Aug. 18, at 8:30 a.m. at the Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que in Pisgah Forest. Guest speaker will be Dr. Luis Valdes, professor emeritus of political science at Rollins College. Valdes...

 

Brevard College Announces CreekSide Fall Classes – Brevard NC

This fall, Brevard College’s CreekSide Pro-gram will offer a variety of non-credited classes, ranging from learning how to use new technology to creating stained glass art pieces and exploring the history of baseball. Technology Six technology...

 

Our People, Our Past: Moving With Chickens – Transylvania County NC

Life in Transylvania has always been more of a revolving door than a destination. From the moment the first settlers arrived, they were followed by scores of others, many of whom would stay for a brief time, long enough to notch out a cabin and...

 

TRH, Red Cross To Offer CPR Classes – Transylvania County NC

Mission Health and the American Red Cross will offer free cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes at “CPR Saturday,” Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. at Transylvania Regional Hospital. These classes are “hands only” – not involving...

 

Allies Were Able To ‘Double Cross’ The Nazis On D-Day

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Brin, David. “Existence.” In a future world dominated by a neural-link web where people can tune into live events and revolutions can be sparked instantly, an active al...

 

Author To Discuss Woman Who Made A Difference: Ethel Voynich – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Library’s Bag Lunch Arts Series continues Tuesday, Aug. 21, at noon in the Rogow Room of the library with a presentation entitled “Little Known Women Who Made A Difference – Ethel Voynich.” Author Pam Blevins will exam...

 

Local Man Wins BMC Raffle – Brevard NC

On Sunday, Aug. 5, the Brevard Music Center (BMC), announced the winner of its annual Mercedes-Benz raffle during its season finale concert. The winning ticket – number 345 – was held by Bill Maddux, a resident of Brevard, and first time entrant...

 

TC Arts Opens ‘The Wild World Of Animals’ – Brevard

The Transylvania Community Arts Council just opened its newest exhibit, “The Wild World of Animals,” which will be on display from Aug. 8-31. This exhibit is being sponsored by Bluewood...

 

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