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Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA...

 

Guest Column: Pending Hospital Move Is A Cause For Sincere Concern

By Robert W. Purcell The recent announcement that Mission Health intends to pursue joining HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) comes in a relatively short time following the merger of our local hospital into the Mission Health system along with...

 

Ophthalmologist To Speak On Cataracts

Having a cataract is akin to looking through a foggy window; reading and driving are challenging. Good lighting and eyeglasses will help temporarily, but a cataract patient may eventually need...

 

News Of Organizations

Art Guild Artist Cason Rankin will give a demonstration on “Painting the Figure” from a photograph at the next Transylvania Art Guild meeting to be held Thursday, April 12, at 1 p.m. at the Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Center off...

 

Ronald W. Daum

Ronald W. Daum, of Brevard, an only child, was born July 22, 1934, in Oil City, Penn., to the late William and Dorothy Daum. He left us all to be with the Lord April 6, 2018. In addition to his...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    March 29, 2018

Official Talks About Possible Hospital Sale

Michele Pilon, the president of Transylvania Regional Hospital, talked Monday about the “why,” “how” and “what” concerning the possible sale of the nonprofit Mission Health to HCA Healthcare, a for-profit company based in Nashville....

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 26, 2018

Mission Health Exploring Joining HCA Healthcare

Mission Health’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday that it had signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into discussions to join HCA Healthcare, a Nashville-based company. Transylvania Regional Hospital is a member of the Mission Health...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 26, 2018

Plans For Paths, Sidewalk Updated

Last week, Brevard City Council approved an updated map for multi-use path and sidewalk priorities listed in the city's Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan, which was adopted by the city in 2006. During...

 

Guest Column: Mission Change Is 'Great News' For Locals

Following the announcement by Mission Health that it has entered discussions with Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare about potentially joining that organization, I was approached by members of the Transylvania Regional Hospital family and the...

 

William Norris "Country" Duckett

William Norris “Country” Duckett was born in Brevard Nov. 15, 1952, to the late William Horace Gardin and Ruth Benjamin Duckett. “Country” lost his long battle with Huntington’s Disease Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Transylvania Regional...

 

Charlotte C. Cole

Charlotte C. Cole, 88, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2018, at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville. A native of Irvington, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Perry B. and Elsie Erhard Hasenzahl. An active member and supporter of...

 

Siniard's Legacy Is Everywhere

Whether people know it or not, every Transylvanian has been to a place that was directly touched or impacted by Hale “Guis” Siniard Jr., who passed away last week. Those who live in Illahee Hills, Glen Cannon or Thomas Woods travel on roads that...

 

Mission Health Looking To Join HCA Healthcare-Brevard NC

Mission Health's Board of Directors announced Wednesday that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into exclusive discussions to join HCA Healthcare, a Nashville-based company founded 50...

 

Guest Column: Transylvania Hospital Prioritizes Patient Safety

Every medical care provider I know would certainly list patient safety as the top priority in their work with patients, and the most significant contributor – aside from their expertise – to successful patient outcomes. National regulatory...

 

Isabella Pratt Simpson

Isabella Pratt Simpson was born May 6, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa., to immigrant parents from Scotland and Ireland. She died March 10, 2018, in Transylvania Regional Hospital after a long illness. She...

 

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Richards

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Richards, 79, of Brevard, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. A native of Orrum, N.C., she was the daughter of the late John Emil and Claire...

 

Sharyn Quivey Tuers

Sharyn Quivey Tuers, 70, of Connestee Falls, died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was born May 17, 1947,...

 

News Of Organizations

Embroiderers’ Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold it next monthly meeting on Thursday, April 5. The program will be the second part of the pulled thread Biscornu Pin Cushion, being taught by Kim Sanders. The A...

 

United Way Recognizes Employee Contributions

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) and its event sponsor, The Phoenix and the Fox, dished up breakfast and appreciation to representatives of local workplace giving sites Friday, Feb. 23. As...

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition: C.A.R.E. To Host Educational Series On Youth And Marijuana

During March, the C.A.R.E. Coalition is partnering with local experts to educate interested community members about how marijuana impacts youth in Transylvania County. In recent years, data from surveys and local key informants has suggested...

 

Guest Column: TRH Offers Key Specialty Services

As we move into 2018, it’s an ideal time to inform our community about Transylvania Regional Hospital’s (TRH) many services and programs. TRH is an award-winning, full-service Critical Access Hospital. This means that community members can...

 

Evelyn Irene "Gibby" Gibson

Evelyn Irene "Gibby" Gibson passed away peacefully Feb. 19, 2018, at the John F. Keever Jr. Solace Center in Asheville. She was 86 years old. Born in Brevard Dec. 1, 1931 to Lenus and Callie...

 

Depts. Spotlight Goals, Trends

Last week during the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners’ meeting each government department gave its semi-annual report on accomplishments, trends and goals. The first nine reports were published in this past Thursday’s paper. The...

 

Transylvania's Treasure

My husband has spent two weeks in Transylvania Regional Hospital due to the flu and pneumonia, a very hard hit for him. I, as his wife, was welcomed heartily and I might say looked after also. The staff in all capacities were knowledgeable, caring...

 

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