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David Milton Hill

David Milton Hill, 98, of Brevard, died Monday, June 11, 2012. He was born Nov. 7, 1913, in Charlotte, N.C., to Grover Cleveland and Myrtie Howe Hill. Three brothers, Isaac Gibson Hill, Grover Clevela...

 

Jean Berry Miller

Jean Berry Miller, 83, of Brevard, died Monday, June 11, 2012. She was the daughter to the late Edgar Ferd Berry and Elizabeth Fage Berry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one...

 

Robert E. Anders

Robert E. Anders, 55, an Asheville native, died of complications of Lupus on June 2, 2012. A classical guitarist, he played for years at the Biltmore Estate, local weddings and other events. He was featured on early music albums including “The...

 

Jessie Fay Woods

Jessie Faye Woods, 82, of Brevard, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2012. A native of Transyl-vania County, she was born March 16, 1930, to the late Robert L. Tritt and Dora Jane Smith Tritt. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Brevard....

 

Legal Notices For 6 14-12

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 12 E 60 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of W. Jay White of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 14, 2012

Commissioners Vote To Cut School Budget

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — In a 3-2 vote at Monday’s county budget workshop meeting, commissioners decided to cut nearly $750,000 from the proposed school system budget. In his motion, Commissioner Daryle Hogsed wanted to return the school...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    June 14, 2012

Charter School Parents Upset

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — Emotions ran high at the Brevard Academy Board of Directors meeting Monday as parents voiced concerns over the school’s goals, a possible relocation to Brevard College, and what some felt was a disconnection between...

 

4-H Members Recognized For Their Accomplishments

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Transylvania County 4-H members were recently recognized for their accomplishments over the past year at the annual 4-H Family Night celebration. In addition to dinner and...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    June 14, 2012

County Rejects Wellness Proposal

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — In a 3-2 vote during the final budget workshop Tuesday at the library, county commissioners voted to not support Manager Artie Wilson’s recommendation to examine a wellness initiative that could help control rising...

 

Habitat Opens Its New Store

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — The new Transylvania County Habitat for Humanity thrift store opened for business Monday on Ecusta Road. Monday was a “soft opening,” according to Jim Alderman,...

 

Public To Get Its Say On City Of Brevard Budget

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — The public gets its say this Monday on the proposed 2012/13 fiscal year budget for the city of Brevard, followed by likely passage by City Council. After two recent council budget workshops, the nearly $19 million budget...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 14, 2012

No Tax Hikes Proposed In Rosman Budget

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — There will be no increase in property taxes or utility rates if the 2012-13 budget presented at the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night is approved. Under the proposed budget, the tax valuation will remain at...

 

Filing Continues In School Board Race

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — As of Wednesday afternoon, two candidates have filed for a seat on the Board of Education. Incumbent board member Tawny McCoy has joined Cedar Mountain resident Michael Shelton in filing. Three seats on the school board...

 

Free Movies To Be Shown At Co-Ed

TRANSYLVANIA County, N.C. — The Co-ed Cinema will once again offer free movies this summer for local children, and this year the theater will have two free movie days per week instead of just one. Owner Mark Peddy said they expanded the free movie...

 

News of Organizations

Democrats The Executive Commit-tee of the Transylvania County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, June 19, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Transylvania County Democratic Party Headquarters located in Chestnut Square at t...

 

Huggins, Bumgarner Exchange Vows

DeAnna Renee’ Huggins and Michael Nathan Bumgarner were married April 21, 2012, at Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club, in Cashiers. Rev Allen Aiken, uncle of the bride, performed the ceremony. There...

 

Sprouses To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Buck and Lynn Sprouse will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 15, 2012. They were married at Brevard Wesleyan Church. They have three daughters, Christy Smith, Carrie Norris and Jenny...

 

Church Activities

Community Baptist Community Baptist Church will host the Singing Christians on Sunday, June 17, at the morning service. Pastor Paul Raines invites everyone to join the fellowship. Faith Memorial Chapel The Rev. Dr. Pamela Patrick Cole, visitation pas...

 

Heart And Mind Dialogs To ‘Search For Meaning’

BREVARD N.C. The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd will continue with the John Templeton Foundation-funded Heart and Mind Dialog between the faith and science communities with a summer series of presentations on Universal Questions, A Five-Part...

 

‘Music In The Schools’ Musicians Featured In Recent Fundraiser

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. This past Sunday was livened up considerably by the Brevard Philharmonic fundraiser, “A Musical, Movable Feast!” Most of the musicians who played in four different downtown locations for the event have performed in the...

 

Brevard Author Releases Novel

BREVARD, N.C. Brevard author Susan Gabriel’s second novel, “The Secret Sense of Wildflower,” has debuted to critical acclaim. Kirkus Reviews has given it a starred review (for books of...

 

Voltz Joins Bluewood Photography Staff

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Bluewood Photography in Brevard, has announced that Kenneth Voltz has recently joined its staff. A much-respected photographer and educator, Voltz is a native of western New...

 

‘The Dixie Swim Club’ To Open Friday Night

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. “The Dixie Swim Club,” by playwrights Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, opens Friday, June 15, at Brevard Little Theatre at 8 p.m. “The Dixie Swim Club” is a story of five women who met on their college...

 

Bingham And McJunkin Receive Scholarships

Two local graduates recently received the $500 Steven Balding Memorial Scholarship. Brenna McJunkin graduated with honors from Rosman High School, Class of 2012. She completed Medical Sciences II and...

 

Transylvanians In College

ASU Matthew L. Champion graduated from the Cratis D. Williams Graduate School at Appalachian State. Champion received a Master of Public Administration degree from the school’s College of Arts and Sciences. Alexander Carl Evanger graduated in...

 

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