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BLT Play Addresses Issue Of Bullying

In an effort to focus attention on the issue of bullying, Brevard Little Theatre opened its season Friday with the timeless drama "Tea and Sympathy." Recent events reported by the media have illustrated how bullying and abuse can impel victims to...

 

BMC ‘First Mondays' Concert Set For March 7

The Brevard Music Center will continue the First Mondays concert series featuring artist faculty from the Brevard Music Center on Monday, March 7, at 1:30 p.m. Concerts are held at the First United...

 

News Of Organizations

AARP AARP Chapter 8 will meet on Wednesday, March 9, in the fellowship hall of Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 10 a.m. A social period is followed by a business meeting. Guest speaker will be Rebecca Chaplin, aging program specialist...

 

Births In Transylvania

Jeremiah Cade Bracken Bojoe and Crystal Bracken, of Lake Toxaway, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jeremiah Cade Bracken, born Tues., Feb. 22, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. His...

 

Births In Transylvania

MaKynna Bree Hughes Chad and LeShea Hughes, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, MaKynna Bree Hughes, born Feb. 18, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She...

 

Hall, Johnson Married

Dina Lynn Hall, of Lake Toxaway, formerly of Woodbine, Ga. and William Carl Johnson, of Lake Toxaway, formerly of Patterson, Ga., are pleased to announce their marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Linda Carter, of Woodbine, Ga. She is a 1993...

 

Hoxit Weds Turner

Karen Kitchen Hoxit, of Monroe, N.C. and James Turner, of Monroe, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at the bride's home. Rev. Scott Patterson, of Monroe, officiated. The...

 

Mullenax/Greene Engagement Announced

Cindy B. Mullenax, of Brevard and Michael A. Greene, of Brevard, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Margaret Brittain of Brevard and the late William...

 

Pleas Heard In Court

Judge Mark Powell heard the following cases during last Wednesday's Administrative Superior Court session. • Jonathan Robert Bracken, who was charged with two felony counts of larceny and two misdemeanor courts of larceny, pleaded guilty to four...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    March 1, 2011

Ecusta Cleanup Nearing The End

The ongoing cleanup of the old Ecusta mill property is in its final stages, according to representatives of the current property owner and officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

 

Report: City Roads In ‘Fair' Condition

Editor's Note: The Brevard City Council held its annual retreat over two days recently. The Transylvania Times will feature a series of stories about the main issues discussed during the retreat. Brevard City Council is being recommended to triple...

 

Father Guilty Of Child Abuse

Terrance Deron Lewis pleaded guilty last week to felony child abuse. Judge Mark Powell sentenced Lewis to serve 20 to 33 months in jail during last Wednesday's session of Administrative Superior Court in Transylvania County. The 44-year-old Lewis...

 

There She Is

Carissa Ann Lambert was crowned the 2011 Miss Bengal Saturday at Rosman High School. (Times photo by Derek McKissock)...

 

Schools Worry About ‘Worst-Case Scenario'

Around 80 Transylvania County school employees could lose their jobs if the worst-case budget scenario pan outs, according to Superintendent Jeff McDaris. McDaris laid out the scenario during a Board...

 

Mildred E. Hampton

Mildred E. Hampton , 85, of Needmore, Pa., passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa. Born in Rosman on March 10, 1925, she was the daughter of the late James and Clara (Batson) Nelson and the widow of Carl Nathan...

 

John Everett Sorrells

John Everett Sorrells, 91, of Brevard, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at his residence. A native of Macon County, he was the son of the late Everette Hosea Sorrells and Sarah Elizabeth Evans and was the husband of the late...

 

Barbara Eames Harper

Barbara Eames Harper, 77, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, after a brief illness, surrounded by her family at the time of her passing. Her husband of 50 years, Donald, and a son, Gregory...

 

Thomas "Tom" "Sonny" Fisher

Thomas E. Fisher, of the Quebec Community in Lake Toxaway, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, after an extended period of declining health. Born July 9, 1943, he was the son of Paul. M and Virgie Thomas Fisher, of the Quebec Community. Moody...

 

Paul Dale Fairchild

Paul Dale Fairchild, 66, of Balsam Grove, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. He was born on Aug. 25, 1944, to the late Paul Jackson and Mable Grace Wilson Fairchild. He is survived by his close companion, Lou McClain; sons, Charles Owens, of...

 

William Dewey Giles

William Dewey Giles, 67 of Rosman, passed away at his residence Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, after a period of declining health. He was born Feb. 24, 1944, in Athens, Ga. to the late Dewey A. Giles and Frances Brown Giles. In addition to his parents, a...

 

Lady Tornados Split With Pfeiffer Falcons On Saturday

The Brevard College softball team split a doubleheader with the Pfeiffer University Falcons on Sunday afternoon at the Brevard College Softball Field. The Tornados came back in the opener from down 2-0 to force extra innings, but fell 3-2 in eight...

 

Lady Tornados Finish Season With Loss To Wingate

By Sean Hostetter BC Sports Information The Brevard College women's basketball team fell in the final minutes at Boshamer Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. Brevard and Wingate traded the lead 12 times...

 

Tornados Fall To Wingate On Senior Night 87-77

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information Josh Roper tied a school record with seven three-pointers and Josh Jordan recorded his sixth double-double of the season as the Brevard College men's...

 

Newberry Takes Weekend Series

Ron Patterson, Randy O'Dell and Zack Merriken all hit pitches out of the ballpark and Brennan Daniels went seven strong innings as the Tornados defeated Newberry, 9-4, in the first game of the doubleheader. However, the Wolves took the weekend...

 

Peter Camenzind Earns USTA Tennis Certification

Peter Camenzind, assistant teaching professional at Brevard Health and Racquet Club has become a certified member of the United States Professional Tennis Association, the world's oldest and largest...

 

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