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Michelle Morley Edmondson

Michelle Morley Edmondson, 42, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 22, 2012. She was a resident of Wesley Chapel, a suburb of Charlotte, N.C. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dot and Conley...

 

Martha “Pete” Hemphill

Martha “Pete” Hemphill, 92, of Lawrenceville, Ga., passed away Thursday, May 10, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Woodrow Hemphill, in 1993. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Kircher and husband, Charles; son, David...

 

Thelma Galloway Patterson

Thelma Galloway Patterson, passed away on May 1, 2012, after a long illness. Born March 14, 1918 and raised in Lake Toxaway and Rosman, she was the daughter of the late Meta Nicholson Galloway and...

 

Ted Marlin McKinney

Ted Marlin McKinney, 75, of Hendersonville, and longtime resident of Pisgah Forest, died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the Laurels of Hendersonville. He retired from DuPont and Olin Mills. Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the...

 

Ronald Keith Hill

Ronald Keith Hill, 66, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 8, 2012, with his family by his side. A native of Shelby, N.C., he was a son of the late Foy T. and Ella Mae Tesseneer Hill. After graduating from N.C. State U...

 

Edna Madeline Hipps Kilpatrick

Edna Madeline Hipps Kilpatrick, 84, passed away May 9, 2012, in Jennings, Okla. Born Feb. 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Johnny and Santie Eliza Hipps. Most of her life was spent in Brevard where she loved to garden and spend time with...

 

Legal Notices For 5-10-12

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT File No. 12-E-24 NOTICE TO CREDITORS I have qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Gale Louise Walker, Deceased, of Transylvania County, North Carolina. All persons, firms, and...

 

Lemel In, Phillips Out After Primary

Newcomer Page Lemel took second place while Kelvin Phillips lost his bid for a third term on the Board of Commissioners Tuesday, according to the unofficial vote count. The election results will be made official next Tuesday. Four Republican candidat...

 

Whitmire Gets Republican House Nod

TRANSYLVANIA, N.C. — In a tight race, current School Board Chairman Chris Whitmire beat Trudi Walend for the GOP nomination for the N.C. House District 113 seat. The district is made up of...

 

VFW Loses Funding Source

BREVARD, N.C. — VFW Post 4309, which has had to unplug its gaming machines, a significant part of its fundraising efforts, came before Brevard City Council Monday seeking help. Danny McMahan, with the VFW Post, spoke to council during the public...

 

City Officials Advised To ‘Get Sticky’ With Business

BREVARD, N.C. — To help attract the kind of economic development they want in Brevard, city officials need to “get sticky.” This was one of the messages officials heard last week during an economic development work session held by the city...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News    May 10, 2012

Board Of Education Eyes Upcoming Budget Changes

TRANSYLVANIA, N.C. — Federal grant proposals and anticipated changes in next year’s budget highlighted the Transylvania County School Board’s scheduled meeting on Monday. At the county’s request, the local current expense balance in June 30...

 

Spring Fling Celebration Planned For South Broad Park

BREVARD, N.C. — The “Spring Fling: Celebrating Outdoor Activities with Kids in Transylvania County” will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. this Saturday for all elementary age school children. The Spring Fling is free and will be held at South Broad...

 

Brevard College Holding Its Commencement

BREVARD, N.C. — Brevard College’s 2012 commencement activities will take place this Friday and Saturday. Approximately 122 seniors are expected to graduate during the college’s 159th commencement exercise. Special events for families and...

 

Church Activities

Morningside Baptist On Sunday, May 13, Bible study classes for all ages start at 9:45 a.m. The morning worship begins at 11 a.m. There will be a special recognition for mothers. Pastor Voorhes’ sermon this week is “A Mother’s Faith Rewarded”...

 

Historian To Discuss ‘Uppity Women’ At Bag Lunch Series

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The Transylvania County Library’s Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, May 15, at noon in the Rogow Room of the library with a presentation entitled “Rebellion: Uppity Women,” presented by Dr. Gordon McKinney. M...

 

Arts Council Announces Summer Youth Programs

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites youth ages 5-12 to explore visual arts, music, and dance during its Summer Art Camp from June 25-29. There are morning and afternoon sessions available. Morning session goes...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Features    May 10, 2012

Bracken Mountain Trail Starting To Take Shape

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Transylvania County, already renowned for its outdoor culture, will soon bolster its reputation even more as the Bracken Mountain Trail nears completion. The six-mile hiking...

 

Public Invited To Open House At Earthshine Lodge

This Saturday, the nonprofit Earthshine Nature Programs will hold an open house and benefit event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Earthshine Mountain Lodge in Lake Toxaway. The public is invited to a picnic...

 

Spring Fling Celebration Planned For South Broad Park

TRANSVLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. The “Spring Fling: Celebrating Outdoor Activities with Kids in Transylvania County” will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. this Saturday for all elementary age school children. The Spring Fling is free and will be held at...

 

Volunteers Needed For New Restore

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Last Saturday, nine volunteers from The Home Builders Association of Transylvania County and The Haven constructed tables and display units for use in Transylvania Habitat for Humanity’s new ReStore. Building materials...

 

College Holding Its Commencement

BREVARD, N.C. Brevard College’s 2012 commencement activities will take place this Friday and Saturday. Approximately 122 seniors are expected to graduate during the college’s 159th commencement exercise. Special events for families and friends wi...

 

Law And Order

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Breaking and Entering On May 8, there was a report of a burglary in the Cathey’s Creek area. An unknown suspect entered a residence through an unlocked door and stole a tablet computer and a jar of loose change. The...

 

Silvermont Is Site For Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Tours, Open House

BREVARD, N.C. The Transylvania County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGV) invite the public to visit the Gardens of Silvermont from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, May 12. Master Gardeners wil...

 

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