Articles from the January 3, 2013 edition

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA FILE NO.: 12 CVD 313 GENERAL NOTICE OF TAX FORECLOSURE SALE COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA, A Body Politic and Corporate, Plaintiff, v. SHARON K. BURNETTE...

 

The Fiscal Ferris Wheel

Yesterday Congress averted going over the hyperbolic “fiscal cliff.” Their actions have delivered a mixed bag of results. While many crucial decisions have been delayed for another month or two, there is something to please and irritate nearly...

 

Ruth Huskins Andrews

Ruth Huskins Andrews, 96, of Asheville, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Givens Estates in Arden. She was the wife of the late Robert (Bob) F. Andrews Jr. A native of Yancey County, Mrs. Andrews...

 

Robert Mitchell Brown

Robert Mitchell Brown, 62, of Surprise, Ariz., passed away Dec. 4, 2012. He was born in Newport News, Va., Feb. 11, 1950, and raised in Brevard. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth and their three ch...

 

James Collings

James Collings, age 77, of Brevard, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Collings was a retired elementary school teacher and the proprietor of A and J Collectables and Biscayne Magic in North Miami, Fla. Survivors include his wife Merlyn Collings; one son,...

 

Frank John Guest

Frank John Guest died Dec. 29, 2012 at Tore’s Home #2. He was born June 20, 1923 in West Chester, Pa. He grew up in Chadds Ford, Pa. until World War II, when he was assigned to the 379th Bombardment Group at Kimbolton, England. Guest flew 36...

 

Ronald L. Horton

It’s with great sadness we share the passing of Ronald L. Horton on Dec. 16, 2012. He was born in Detroit, Mich. Jan. 21, 1926. He retired as personnel director of New Process Gear (Chrysler), located in Syracuse, N.Y., in the mid-seventies and...

 

James “Harvey” Wilkie

James “Harvey” Wilkie, 84, of Greenville, S.C. passed away Dec. 30, 2012 after a period of declining health. He was a son of the late William Pinckney Wilkie and Beaulah Tanner Wilkie of Polk County, N.C. Wilkie was a member of St. Matthew...

 

Thomas Erwin Craig

Thomas Erwin Craig, 60, passed away peacefully at home with his faithful dog Willie by his side Monday, Dec. 24. Craig came to Lake Toxaway, in 1998 after retiring from a career in corporate loss prevention. He loved the mountains and being...

 

Dennis Wayne Galloway

Dennis Wayne Galloway, 67, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Sunny-brook Assisted Living, Hendersonville. He was a son of Elmer H. Galloway of Rosman and the late Emma Wave Brooks Galloway. He attended Rosman High School and retired from DuPont. In...

 

Yellow Book Collection Boxes Ready For Filling – Brevard NC

Look for the yellow boxes placed by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in convenient locations throughout Brevard and surrounding communities. For the 44th year, the AAUW is asking for donations of used books to raise money at the...

 

AAUW Presents Program On Liberal Arts Education – Brevard NC

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will present “The Liberal Arts: A Dynamic Dinosaur” with Brevard College President, Dr. David Joyce, at its January meeting. Described as an outstanding leader and educator, Joyce has more than...

 

News Of Organizations

Parkinson’s Support The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 8, for a sharing and caring meeting. The group meets at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church on East Main Street in downtown Brevard. The...

 

Brevard College To Host Festival Of Hymns – Brevard NC

A festival celebrating the many hymns inspired by the 400th birthday of the King James Bible will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Brevard College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. The “Praise Ye The Lord: A Festival of Hymns Inspired by...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Grace Lutheran Grace Lutheran Church’s Adult Ministry Program will offer a one-day Caregiver’s Seminar from 9:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the church. The seminar is open to anyone in the community who is interested in learning more...

 

Alarm Clock Conspiracy Slated To Perform Jan. 5 – Brevard NC

Alarm Clock Conspiracy will perform at 185 King Street in Brevard Saturday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. The Alarm Clock Conspiracy is a multifaceted, indie rock, quartet with musical influences from the ‘60s...

 

TRH Wins Regional Public Relations Award – Brevard NC

Transylvania Regional Hospital was honored with a Wallie award for its public relations efforts at a ceremony held Dec. 6. The Wallie awards are given annually at the Carolinas Healthcare Pub-lic...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    January 3, 2013

Arrest Made In PARI Robbery

Less than one week after more than $80,000 worth of electronic equipment, scientific instruments and rare meteorites were stolen from the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI), two individuals have been charged in connection with the crime....

 
 By Eric Crews    News    January 3, 2013

Program Helps To Put Roofs Over Heads - Brevard NC

Jennifer and Charles Sloop never planned on being homeless when they moved to the area from Chicago last July. When they made the move, Charles had a lead on a good job in Henderson County and...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    January 3, 2013

Law Enforcement Report ‘Fairly Quiet’ New Year’s - Brevard NC

While there was no shortage of Transylvania County residents reveling at the various New Year’s Eve celebrations around the county this year, local law enforcement officials said overall it was fairly quiet. “It was an average holiday night,”...

 

Brevard Historical Schools Foundation Expands Offerings – Brevard NC

The Brevard Historical Schools Foundation has taken another step in the memorial construction by placing additional names in brick pavers around the granite monument. The first three courses of pavers around the monument are actually from the old...

 
 By Eric Crews    News    January 3, 2013

Sweepstakes Gaming Machines Facing Closure After Ruling - Staff Writer

The latest chapter in a six-year back and forth battle between the courts and proponents of video gaming machines culminated recently with the N.C. Supreme Court ruling that electronic gaming machines, including sweepstakes and video poker, are now...

 

TVS Taps New Food Packaging Markets Around The Country – Brevard NC

For more than 45 years, Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc., located in Pisgah Forest, has pursued a mission to provide skills development, career opportunities and related services in a supportive working environment for people with disabilities...

 

Jump-Start Your Health With A Post-Holiday Cleanse – Brevard NC

Through the Woods Natural Health is offering a three-week cleanse to help people start off the New Year on the right foot. During the holidays there is a lot more food around, especially sweets, and people tend to overeat and indulge in a lot more...

 

Tornado Men Fall In Two Close Contests – Brevard NC

The Brevard College men’s basketball team struggled in the second half in a 69-67 loss to the Fayetteville State Broncos in Boshamer Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. The Broncos erased a 12-point half...

 

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