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Sharing House Diners’ Raffle Winners Named

Winners’ names were drawn Friday evening for the Sixth Annual Sharing House Diners’ Extravagan-za raffle. Winners of restaurant gift certificates were: • Lelia Graham, Brevard, $200 at Grove...

 

Democratic Women To Host N.C. Secretary Of State

The Democratic Women’s Club will host coffee and conversation with N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall Mon-day, Oct. 24 at the Pisgah Fish Camp at 10 a.m. Beginning at 11:30, she will speak about the current issues facing our state. Following...

 

News of Organizations

Delta Kappa Gamma Society The Brevard Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will hold its next meeting in the activities room of College Walk at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. A catered dinner, business meeting and program featuring...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    October 20, 2011

Chamber Expo Says, ‘Boo’

Expo 2011, the annual trade show of the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce, was a smashing success, according to Libby Freeman, the chamber’s executive director. The event was held Tuesday...

 

McCalls Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

John and Ruby Miller McCall, of Lake Toxaway, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 13, 2011. They were married Oct. 13, 1951, in Pickens, S.C. They celebrated with a family cookout at...

 

City Willing To Help Fund New Animal Shelter

Brevard City Council said Monday it’s willing to provide $100,000 toward a new county animal shelter. By a 4-1 vote, the council said the city would pay the amount in five phases beginning next fiscal year. The county estimates it might cost more...

 

McCready/Bramlett Exchange Vows

Monica McCready and Mark Bramlett were married Oct. 1, 2011, at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Linda McCready, of Brevard. The groom is the son of Joyce Ann...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    October 20, 2011

Mediation Center Has New Office

The Transylvania County Center for Dialogue, which is merging with similar groups in the area and changing its name, has announced its new location in Brevard. The Mediation Center, as it’s now known, will be located at 137 N. Broad St., according...

 

Brevard City Council: Don’t Delay Sign Project

Brevard City Council reached consensus Monday to continue with the Wayfinding Signage Program project but to simplify the plan and look for additional funding. In March of 2010, the council approved a $174,00 budget for the program. So far, parking...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    October 20, 2011

President’s Visit Leaves Big Impression

Becky Langerman said the chance to see President Obama Monday at Asheville Regional Airport was an opportunity she and her students couldn’t miss. “It’s so important to inform and educate...

 

James “Jim” Park Keenen III PhD

James P. Keenen III PhD, of Brevard, died Oct. 7, 2011, while a patient at Tore’s Home. The son of James P. Keenen Jr. and Florence Keenen, he was born and raised in Irvington, N.J. He graduated from Irvington High School and completed his studies...

 

Rosman Candidates Tell Why They Are Running

Editor’s Note: One-Stop voting begins today for the Nov. 8 municipal elections. On Monday, the candidates for Brevard City Council were featured. Today is the turn of the two candidates —— John Raines and Brian Shelton, who are running for...

 

Joseph Lever

Joseph Lever, 84, of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, after a period of declining heath. Born July 20, 1927, in Newark, N.J., he was the son of the late John Lever and Ellen Young. He...

 

Mary Catherine “Casey” Scott

Mary Catherine “Casey” Scott, 84, passed away at her home on Aug. 6, 2011. Born in Ocala, Fla., she was a warm weather resident of Brevard from 1988 through 2000. She attended Salem Academy for...

 

Arthur Hewsenian

Arthur Hewsenian, 86, of Penrose, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at The Oaks. He graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. in 1945. While serving in the Merchant Marines he saw battle in World War II. He later served as a...

 

Charles “Chuck” Edward Welter

Charles “Chuck” Edward Welter, 67, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at his home surrounded by his wife, all of his children and his beloved pets. Born July 9,...

 

Carl R. Scruggs

Carl R. Scruggs, Sr., 86, of Massena, N.Y., and formerly of Brevard, died Oct. 6, 2011, after a brief illness. He was the son of Jesse Carl and Iantha Brown Scruggs. He was born at the family home in...

 

Good Shepherd Church To Celebrate 60 Years

On Sunday, Oct. 23 the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd will celebrate its 60th anniversary. The idea of a Lutheran congregation in Transyl-vania County began in 1950 when Mr. and Mrs. J. Burke informed the president of the North Carolina Synod...

 

Challenges Of Aging Series To Conclude On Oct. 25

The Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian church will conclude the three part series of seminars on The Challenges of Aging on Oct. 25, with a presentation titled “Considering The Tough Legal Problems Of Aging.” It will take place in the church...

 

Church Activities

Grace Baptist The public is invited to a youth-led worship experience at Grace Baptist. Elevate the youth worship ministry will perform and worship at Grace on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Grace is located at 10 W. Holden Road in Brevard. Open Arms...

 

Law And Order

Larceny On Oct. 17, there was a report of a burglary on Annie Bell Lane near Etowah. According to the report, someone stole carpentry and construction tools valued at $400. There is a suspect. On Oct. 11, there was a report of a larceny from the...

 

Community Center Benefit Planned

The Cathey’s Creek Community Center will host a benefit for the center on Saturday, Oct. 2. A $5 donation will be requested at the door. Food will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Hot dog plates will be $5 (includes chips, baked beans, dessert and...

 

Owen’s Novella Retells Story Of A County Hero

Marjorie Rose Owen’s little novella “Humpy Jack Fisher And The Toxaway Flood” celebrates a heretofore unsung hero, an obscure and unassuming local man who was credited with saving a number of lives along the Toxaway River when the Toxaway Dam...

 

Brevard College Writers To Host Signing At Highland Books

Two writers with a Brevard College connection will sign their books at Highland Books at 2 p.m. on Saturday. All are invited to come and meet Reid Gilbert and Eston Roberts. Gilbert is a specialist in Appalachian literature, specifically tall tales...

 

Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The Brevard Philharmonic, Transylvania Choral Society and Brevard College have announced plans to bring a special performance of Handel’s “Messiah” to the Porter Center on Dec. 4. Additional...

 

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