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Articles from the November 10, 2011 edition

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Randy Kenneth Cope

Randy Kenneth Cope, 19, of Penrose, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. He was born July 7, 1992 in Transylvania County to Scott and Darlene Young Cope. He was a graduate of Brevard High School and enjoyed t...

 

Mary Jane Edgar

Mary Jane Edgar, formerly of College Walk in Brevard, died, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Atlanta, Ga. Born July 7, 1917, she was the daughter of Minnie Mae Wilkinson Eager and Patrick Henry Eager Jr., of...

 

Mabel Kitchen Fisher

Mabel Kitchen Fisher, 87, of Lake Toxaway, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Born June 18, 1924, in Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Overton Kitchen and Myrtle McCall Kitchen. Her husband, Ray Fisher, and one son, Larry “Cotton”...

 

Velman “Helen” Horton Gore

Velma “Helen” Horton Gore passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Brevard, at the age of 84. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Frederick Edwin Gore; her children, Diana Lee Gore Middleton (Carl Gary), of Fernandina Beach, Fla. and...

 

Alfred Woodrow Powell

Alfred Woodrow Powell, 83, of Anderson, S.C., former longtime resident of Spartanburg, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home in Anderson. Born June 28, 1928, in...

 

June M. Morgan

June M. Morgan, 80, of Brevard, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Newark, N.J., she had 12 brothers and sisters. She was a member of Carr’s Hill Baptist Church and was a volunteer at...

 

News of Organizations

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest At its Wednesday, , the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest Nov. 16 meeting will feature “SALT” – the Transylvania County Sher-iff Department’s new program for seniors. The public is invited to this informative...

 

Share Your Thanksgiving Recipes & Tips

Do you have a special recipe for pumpkin pie? Is there a certain ingredient that makes your dressing delectable? Is there a particular way you prepare your turkey that keeps it moist and tasty? If so, consider sending your recipes to The...

 

Finney/Pressley Engagement Announced

Kimberly Danielle Finney, of Brevard and Nathan Morris Pressley, of Etowah, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Meece, of Brevard and Paul Finney, of...

 

‘Life Emerges On Earth’

The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard continues its Faith-Science Dialog series with a talk entitled “The Emergence of Life on Earth” by Dr. Alexander Glass. The talk will examine the conditions that were present on Earth during...

 

Church Activities

Lutheran Church Of The Good Shepherd The Adult Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 16, is entitled “Tolerance Backfired?” a presentation by William Federer on how Christians helped found America but now some believe they are discriminated against. A...

 

Friends For Life And Brevard Police Dept. Partner For Animal Services

The Brevard Police Department and Friends for Life have partnered to explore ways to better serve domestic animals from Brevard. In July the Brevard Police Department began responding to animal service calls that had been the responsibility of...

 

Provisional Ballots Could Change Election Results

Tuesday’s unofficial election results have political newcomers Charlie Landreth, Wes Dickson and Maurice Jones elected to the Brevard City Council, but uncounted provisional votes could still see incumbent Larry Canady receive a second term. Only...

 

Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Fundraising

The Transylvania Regional Hospital Auxiliary is working hard to raise money for the hospital during the holidays by offering a number of affordable great gift items for sale to the public. The...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    November 10, 2011

Police Investigating A Possible Assault On The Brevard College Campus

A female student may have been assaulted last weekend on the campus of Brevard College, according to Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris. Harris said Wednesday an investigation is ongoing and details are limited at this point. He said the college...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    November 10, 2011

Brian Shelton Remains Rosman Mayor; Walter Pettit, Dock Lance Elected To Board

Brian Shelton edged out a challenge from John Raines and has been re-elected as mayor of Rosman for a second term, according to the unofficial results Tuesday. Walter (Chub) Pettit, a newcomer to Rosman politics, has been elected to a seat on the tow...

 
 By Mark Todd    News    November 10, 2011

Jones Boys Were Brothers In Arms

Many people will celebrate Veterans Day in many different ways. For some, it is a time to reflect on many years of service provided by an entire family. For Clyde C. Jones of Brevard, the day has that very special meaning. His family has a long and...

 

Christmas Child Shoe Box Drop Off Begins Monday

This Monday, Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts may be dropped off at two local locations. Between Nov. 14-21, gifts may be dropped off at relay stations at Pisgah Forest Baptist Church and Oak Grove Baptist Church in Lake Toxaway. Carolyn...

 

Jeanne Smith Named Top Library Volunteer

The Friends of North Carolina Public Libraries recognized Jeanne Smith of Transylvania County as “Volunteer of the Year” for the state’s mountain region. This award is presented to outstanding volunteers in public libraries in each of five...

 

Brevard Community Band Supports BC Music Program

The Brevard Community Band is giving a new twist to the phrase “the gift that keeps on giving.” Although the Community Band’s concert season ended in August, 30 BCB members serve as support...

 

Arts Council To Host Sale

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will present their ninth annual ArtMart on Saturday, Nov. 12, just in time for holiday shopping. Help local artists clean out their studios at this sale of high quality art and craft at significantly...

 

BC Department Of Music Presents Chamber Music

Brevard College’s Department of Music will present an evening of chamber music at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Porter Center for Performing Arts. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will feature three chamber ensembles:...

 

Health Scare Won’t Keep Dottie Tinsley Down

No one can say that Brevard’s Dottie Tinsley, who turned 85 on Tuesday, doesn’t know how to have a good time. She makes friends easily and quite possibly never met a stranger. In many ways, she...

 

Music Center Garden Created As A Memorial A

A garden featuring a brick walkway, new benches and varied plantings is now a part of the campus at the Brevard Music Center (BMC). The garden is being developed in memory of Linda Candler, the...

 

Law And Order

Felony Arrests On Nov. 7, authorities arrested Jimmy Lee Branks, 27, of Pisgah Forest, on one felony count of larceny of a firearm, and one felony count of larceny from a person. He was jailed under $1,000 secured bond. Burglary And Larceny On Nov....

 

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