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Articles from the November 30, 2010 edition

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Births In Transylvania

Cooper Matthew Owen Matthew and Jillian Owen of Brevard are proud to announce the birth of their son, Cooper Matthew Owen, born Nov. 6, 2010, at Mission Hospitals in Asheville. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His maternal...

 

Official Gives Fire Safety Tips

With Thanksgiving over, many Transylvania County households are now turning to Christmas decorations. Transylvania County Fire Marshal Gerald Grose has some tips to make sure there are no accidents this holiday season. Around 33 million homes across...

 

Retired Employee Glad To See No More Tuesdays

Jim McCracken, who served Transylvania County as an animal control officer for 34 years, still gets calls at his home from people asking for his help with a stray animal that appears to have no place...

 

Gaming Ban Set To Start Dec. 1

On Wednesday, a state law expanding the ban on video gambling in North Carolina goes into effect, impacting several local businesses. For one, Pots of Gold, located on Asheville Highway across the street from Egolf Motors, will be forced to close its...

 

Good Black Friday Shopping Reported

While chain stores were doing well, downtown Brevard saw busy sidewalks and registers ringing on Black Friday. People from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and various parts of North Carolina lined th...

 

Open House Planned For Silvermont Make T

An open house at the Silvermont mansion on New Year's Day, 2011, will celebrate the opening of the second floor house museum and the beginning of Transylvania County's Sesquicentennial Year. The...

 

Alice M.G. Colgate Weems

Mrs. Alice M.G. Colgate Weems, 92, of Clinton, S.C., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at The Presbyterian Home in Clinton. She was the daughter of the late Alexander and Margart Cuthbert of Edinburgh, Scotland. In addition to her parents,...

 

William George Smith

William George Smith, 84, of Pisgah Forest, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Liverpool, England, he was the son of the late George Bernard Smith...

 

Eric Preston Hudson

Eric Preston Hudson, 29, of Brevard, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. He was a graduate of West Henderson High School. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Vern Hudson. Survivors include a daughter, Danika and her mother, Wendy Fowler Hudson;...

 

Ruby Owenby Hoxit

Ruby Owenby Hoxit, 88, of Pisgah Forest, passed on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Ida Fowler Owenby and the wife of the late John...

 

John Paul Owen

John Paul Owen, 74, of Brevard, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville. A native of Transylvania County, he was born July 30, 1936, to the late Paul Emmett Owen and Bonnie Reid Owen. In addition to his parents, a sister,...

 

Dennis Nelson Robinson

Dennis Nelson Robinson, formerly of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, in Ormond Beach, Fla. He was born June 2, 1942, to Chester Arthur Robinson and Selena Robinson in Brevard. He was the fourth of 15 children, the second son and the...

 

Bernetha Mills Owens

Bernetha Mills Owens, 100, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the home of her daughter at 80 Bunyan Wilson Road in Pisgah Forest. A lifelong resident of Transylvania County, Mrs. Owens was born May 16, 1910. She was the daughter of...

 

Vessie "Chick" Crite

Vessie "Chick" Crite, 77, of Brevard, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, in Pisgah Forest. Born June 18, 1933, in Transylvania County, she is the daughter of the late Bernetha Mills Owens and George Elliott "Pete" Owens Sr. She was a member of Bethel...

 

Tommy Jesse Cobb

Tommy Jesse Cobb, 75, of Sapphire, died Nov. 22, 2010, at the Forsythe Medical Center in Winston- Salem, N.C. as a result of injuries from a serious car accident on July 5, 2010. His family and friends surrounded him. Born in Hopkinsville, Ky., Tommy...

 

Lady Tornados Off To Solid Start In 2010

The Brevard College women's basketball team enters 2010-2011 looking to build on their 9-19 record last season. Although they lost their 2010 North Carolina Collegiate Sport Information Association Al...

 

Running Fans Will Get A Chance To Drink With Jack Daniels

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information Quotations Coffee Café and the Brevard College Athletic Department will be hosting a special welcoming reception for world-renowned Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, Dr. Jack Daniels on Thursday, Dec....

 

Brevard Grapplers Split

The Brevard High School wrestling team split their first match of the season, falling to Madison 52-21 but defeating Asheville School 37-36 in the nightcap. The Blue Devils gave up too many points on forfeits to the Patriots in the first match. But...

 

Devils Return Mix Of Youth, Experience

Big numbers have turned out for the 2010-11 Brevard High School wrestling team. When they all make weight and settle into their regular classes, head coach Vernon Bryson wll have plenty of wrestlers...

 

Rosman Wrestlers Win 36-33

The Rosman High School wrestling team topped Hendersonville in a nail-biter to open the 2010-11 season last week. The Tigers won 36-30 over the Bearcats on Nov. 22. Justin Whitman (119); Keith Moore-Ingram (189) and Austin Curto (285) all won by pin...

 

Rosman Wrestling Looking To Make Noise

Like their bigger neighbors seven miles down the road, Rosman wrestlers have turned out in droves for the 2010-11 season. Currently, head coach Freddie Whitman has 21 wrestlers in 14 weight classes....

 

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