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Articles from the January 18, 2008 edition

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Pianist Bruce Murry Plays Bach At Porter Center

Pianist Bruce Murray will present a recital at the Porter Center at Brevard College on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 3 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Murray will perform "The Well-Tempered...

 

UNC-A Hosts Exhibit By Gullah Artist Jonathan Green

Patrons visiting UNC Asheville's Blowers Gallery this winter will find themselves transported to the balmy South Carolina Low Country. The university will host the acclaimed traveling exhibit "Sharing...

 

Local Pottery On Exhibit

Sixteen of Transylvania's most gifted potters have examples of their work on display at the Transylvania County Library throughout the month of January. Visitors will find stoneware pieces which have...

 

Cecil Bothwell To Discuss New Book

WNC Author Cecil Bothwell will discuss his latest book, "The Prince of War: Billy Graham's Crusade for a Wholly Christian Empire," at Highland Books in Brevard, Saturday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. Bothwell...

 

Little Theater's 'See How They Run' Opens Jan.25

Brevard Little Theatre's third production of the 2007/2008 season, Philip King's hilarious British farce, "See How They Run," opens for two consecutive weekends on Friday, Jan. 25, in the Cherokee...

 

LIbrary's Animation Class Wins State Award

The public library may seem an unlikely place for a roomful of aspiring animators, but that's exactly who could be found at the Transylvania County Library's Computer Animation classes for teens in 2007. The program was recognized as an "Outstanding...

 

Treat Joint Pain Naturally

A natural ingredient used in skin care may be the key to treating joint pain. A recent study found that an oral supplement with an active ingredient from the pit of the shea fruit which contains one of the most powerful inflammation fighters of any k...

 

Engagement Announced

Bill and Pat Parris, of Brevard, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura M. Parris to Travis R. Markle, of Atlanta, Ga., son of Cynthia Durham Markle, of Cumming, Ga., and Roger G. Markle,...

 

City Cab Remains In Business

City Cab, the only certified cab company in Brevard, has closed its office at 39 West Probart St., but the business plans to continue to operate from another location, according to its owner Betty Reese. The new location is Reese's home at 380...

 

Landfill Expansion Now Ready For Garbage

Unlike most for-profit landfill operators, Jeff Brookshire looks for ways to keep garbage out of Woodruff landfill, which serves Transylvania County. Brookshire, the director of the county's Solid...

 

Reoccupation Of Downtown Building To Begin In March

Work is progressing rapidly on renovations and additions to the former Aethelwold Hotel building in downtown Brevard, with the goal of reoccupying the bottom floor by March. The building's owner, Tim Hall, has overseen the addition of a third floor,...

 

Weather Puts People On Alert

Residents of Transylvania County were expected to wake up to a winter wonderland this morning, depending on the accuracy of winter storm warnings issued throughout the day Wednesday that called for a...

 

Marshal:House Fire Was Set

A fire that destroyed a home at 1940 Whitmire Road Monday morning is now thought to have been set, ac-cording to fire officials. "We believe this was most probably a set fire, based on the physical evidence at the scene of the fire, and cur-rent...

 

Commissioners Ok Employee Pay Plan

It was something less than a ringing endorsement, but after a prolonged and sometimes tense conversation, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted Monday night to approve a new pay plan that will significantly increase pay scales for coun...

 

""Positive Link"" Made Between Hilton,Bryants

A positive link tying Gary Michael Hilton to the murder of Irene Bryant and the disappearance of her husband, John, has been established, according to Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said Wednesday afternoon. "To maintain the integrity of o...

 

Frances Ruth Gillespie

Frances Ruth Gillespie, 71, of Brevard, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, after a brief illness. She was a daughter of the late Charles Isaac and Grace Buckingham Cox. Her loving husband, Boyce Gillespie, also preceded her in death....

 

Helen B. Owen

Helen Bryan Owen, age 89, of Waynesville, died on Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 at her residence. Born in Richmond, Va., and reared in Wake Forest, she was the widow of W. Boyd Owen, M.D., a longtime Haywood...

 

James Jeffrey Sansosti

James Jeffrey Sansosti, 52, of Pisgah Forest, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 at The Elizabeth House. He was born on Nov. 5, 1955 in Brevard, and he was a lifelong resident of Pisgah Forest. He worked as a brick mason for his company...

 

Eversta 'Eva' Smith

Eversta "Eva" Bailey Smith, 90, of Brevard, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at The Oaks of Brevard, for-merly Ivy Hill Health & Retirement Center. Born in Transylvania County, she was the widow of Thomas H. Smith; and was the daughter of the...

 

William Christian

William Alexander Christian, Sr., 61, of Sanford, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 in Morehead City. Christian was a native of Newport News, Va., and a son of the late Joseph Woodrow Christian. He served as District Court Judge in the...

 

Yellow Jackets Stung By Lady Tigers

The Lady Tigers got right back into winning form Monday night with a 76-44 drubbing of Smoky Mountain Conference foe Hayesville. Rosman had dropped a three-point loss at Cherokee on Friday night and n...

 

Yellow Jackets Turn Up The Intensity On Rosman

For about 12 minutes Monday night the Rosman Tigers played like teams of old and ran out an early lead against arch-rival Hayesville. But a flurry of turnovers and increased intensity by the Yellow...

 

Blue Devil Relay Team Qualidies For State

The Brevard High School 4 X 800-meter relay team qualified for indoor track competition at the state meet in a few weeks, with a big showing at Asheville High School last weekend. The Blue Devils did...

 

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