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Puppeteer Classes For Children

Children ages 8- 12 are invited to join the Library Puppeteers 2008 at the Transylvania County Library. Using the 4-H Become a Puppeteer! Curriculum, children will create puppets, explore the art of puppetry and put on a puppet play. Library...

 

Asheville Lyric Opera To Present Arias

The Asheville Lyric Opera will present a concert of operatic arias by three singers on Sunday, March 2, at 3 p.m. at St. Matthias Church in Asheville. The three singers are Gladys Davis, soprano; Aaron Schnurbusch, tenor; and Roberto Flores,...

 

College To Present Romantic Comedy

Brevard College will present four performances of the romantic comedy "She Loves Me." The correct times for the performances are Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 24, at 3:30 p.m....

 

Tompson,Pangle Win Dance Contest

The stars over the Transylvania skies were out on Saturday night. Eight couples competed in the 1st Annual Dancing with Our Stars, organized by the Heart of Brevard. The audience voted $1 per vote...

 

Professor To Speak On Harlem Renaissance

The Arts and Humanities Series at Blue Ridge Community College will offer "The Harlem Renaissance: An Explosion of African American Creativity" on Feb. 26 during Black History Month. Dr. Emily Seelbinder, English professor at Queens University in...

 

Brevard College Hosts Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival

For the 12th year, Brevard College will be hosting the Banff Mountain Film Festival on its campus. Sponsored by the Brevard College Outing Club, Brevard College Cycling Team and BC Campus Life, the festival is an annual event that attracts over a...

 

Lambert And Camp Unite

Christina Elaine Lambert and Gregory Divine Camp were married on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Old Toxaway Baptist Church in Rosman. The Rev. Tony Lambert, father of the bride and the Rev. Ray...

 

News Of Organizations

Democratic Women's Club The Transylvania County Democratic Women's Club will meet on Monday, Feb. 25, at the Pisgah Fish Camp. David Young, Democratic candidate for the office of North Carolina State Treasurer, will be the guest speaker. Lunch and...

 

Potts Marries Rosevear

Melodie Joanne Potts, of Cambridge, Mass. (formerly of Brevard) and Samuel James Rosevear, of Canberra, Australia, were married on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008 at Homewood in Asheville. The Rev. Shelly Webb...

 

Election Filing Continues

With more than a week to go, six candidates have already filed for the three seats on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners that will be on the ballot this November. As of noon on Wednesday, incumbent Commissioner Jason Chappell and Jeff Duv...

 

'Friends' Offering Help To City

Editor's Note: The following is the seventh and last story about the recent Brevard City Council retreat. The Transylvania Times has been featuring a series of stories about the main issues discussed during the retreat. The Friends of Bracken...

 

Affordable Housing Issue Gaining Strength

Transylvania County's workforce is hard to come by, but the subject is getting increasing attention from community leaders. Last Thursday, members of the county's Economic Development Advisory Board got an update on the affordable housing, or...

 

Student Arrested For Wepon Possession

On Tuesday, a 24-year-old Brevard College football player was arrested and charged with possession of a gun on school grounds. As of noon on Wednesday, Antonio Williams, whose hometown is Beaufort,...

 

Sheriff Said He Will Continue To Talk About Bryant Case

Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said he plans to continue to answer questions from the community about the Bryant murder investigation despite U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert's orders last week directing local law enforcement not to speak...

 

City Sign Moratorium Rejected, 3-2

A moratorium on electronic signs in Brevard was rejected Monday by a majority of Council members. Councilmen Mack McKeller, Mac Morrow and Larry Canady voted against the proposal that would have...

 

Deputies Make More Arrests In Cockfighting Case

Three more people have been arrested stemming from the alleged illegal cockfighting operation that was broken up last Saturday. Gerardo Carrello Perez, 27, of Hendersonville, SaBino Bautista Lopez, 28, of Brevard, and Angel Garcia Conejo, 38, of...

 

Plenty Going On At Parks And Forest Areas

It may be winter, but that doesn't mean there's nothing going on in the Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park or DuPont State Forest. Work is nearly complete with renovations at the Coontree...

 

Sandy Jones Gets Cooking On Book Sale

Sandy Jones of Brevard has an enduring passion for home cooking, Southern style. "It's something special to walk into a house when there's something cooking. It's how people bond together. You should...

 

Susie Pauline Bradley

Susie Pauline Bradley, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, February 18, 2008. Born in Macon County, she was a daughter of the late King and Allie Sanders Phillips. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Horace J. Bradley, a brother,...

 

Arthur Fred Bryson

Arthur Fred Bryson, 78, of Brevard, died on Monday, February 18, 2008 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. Born in Brevard, he was the son of the late Joseph Eugene Bryson and Gladys Scruggs Bryson. He was also preceded in death by his wife,...

 

Dean Huntley Brownell

Dean Huntley Brownell, 98, long-time resident of Brevard, died on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2008 at 6 Westhaven Drive, Asheville. He was born Dec. 24, 1909, at home on Pearson Drive in Asheville. He was the sixth and youngest child born to Charles Herbert...

 

Tax Breaks Available For Caregivers

Dear Savvy Senior Are tax breaks available to caregivers? My wife and I provide financial support to my elderly mother and are wondering if it's deductible. Tax Breakers Dear Breakers, There is some tax relief available for adult children who...

 

Eunice And Lary Anders Share Devotions

Thirty-four years of volunteer service to any cause is commendable, but 34 years of teaching Sunday bible classes at a health and retirement center is an astounding accomplishment. Eunice Anders, and...

 

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