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Articles from the February 27, 2012 edition

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 By Eric Crews    News

Man In Critical Condition After Accident

A 21-year-old Hendersonville man was in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after he was struck by a Chevy sport utility vehicle driven by a 68-year-old Etowah woman just before noon, according to Brevard Po-lice Chief Phil... — Updated 3/1/2012


Gordon Kiddoo

Gordon Kiddoo, 91, of Hilton Head Island, S.C., died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at his home after a short illness. He was the son of Guy C. Kiddoo and Helen Sorenson Kiddoo and the husband of Lois Ford Kiddoo. Born in Omaha, Neb.,... — Updated 2/28/2012


The Free Clinic Opens In Its New Home

The Free Clinic of Transylvania County held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to commemorate its move to a new location at 89 Hospital Drive. A number of board members, staff,... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Eric Crews    News

Home Destroyed, Man Saved After Fires

A home was lost and a man narrowly escaped after local firefighters tackled two fires last week. A quick response by the Lake Toxaway Fire Department to a 911 call last Wednesday... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Eric Crews    News

Monks Promote Message Of Peace

When the eight visiting Buddhist monks gathered on the banks of King Creek on the Brevard College campus last Wednesday and scattered the sand from their mandala into the water, it... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Seth Montgomery    Sports

Lady Tornados Fall In Final Two Games Of 2012

A pair of double-doubles by Haylee Lepaio and Neicy Lewis spoiled Brevard’s senior day on Wednesday evening as the Tornados fell to the visiting Newberry Wolves, 64-59. Brevard seniors Holli Flippo, Lindsay Brendle and Anna... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Seth Montgomery    Sports

Buzzer-Beater Lifts Wolves To Heartbreaking Win

Newberry’s Quayshun Hawkins drained a buzzer-beater just inside the half court line as the Tornados fell in Boshamer Gymnasium to the Wolves, 93-90 on Wednesday night. Gaither... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Seth Montgomery    Sports

BC Women’s Tennis Tops Western Carolina

Brevard took two of the three doubles matches and Elise Labus clinched the match at number-four singles as the Tornados downed NCAA Division I Western Carolina University on Thursday afternoon, 5-2. It was the Tornados’ first... — Updated 2/27/2012


DAISY Program Recognizes Outstanding TRH Nurses

A new program at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) – the DAISY Award – will recognize registered nurses for their exceptional clinical skills and compassionate care. Members of the community are invited to nominate an RN... — Updated 2/27/2012


Transylvania Habitat For Humanity Dedicates 53rd Home

Recently Transylvania Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 53rd home for a deserving family on Jeter Mountain just inside Transylvania County. Personalized quilts made by the Brevard Area Quilters Guild were given to both sons,... — Updated 2/27/2012


Library Hosts Suess Activities

In honor of Dr. Suess, who was born on March, the Transylvania County Library will host a number of drop-in activities this week. Every day this week there will be a Foot Book Foot Mural, The Sneetches Star Machine and the... — Updated 2/27/2012


Blair Quartet To Give First Monday Concert

The Brevard Music Center presents another concert in its First Monday series on March 5 at 12:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard, NC. The program will feature the Blair String Quartet in a performance... — Updated 2/27/2012


BHS To Host Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Brevard High School will present its Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, in the BHS cafeteria. The public is invited to join us for a matrimonial... — Updated 2/27/2012


Sweeney Chronicles Life Of ‘The Pope Who Quit’

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Hassman, Tupelo. “Girlchild.” Rory Hendrix obsessively follows the edicts of the Girl Scouts Handbook in spite of her lack of a troop because she lon... — Updated 2/27/2012


Transylvania County Democratic Party Announces Precinct Meeting Schedule

Norman Bossert, chairman of the Democratic Party of Transylvania County, has announced the 2012 annual precinct meetings, which are to be held in each of the county’s precincts in March. The main agenda items are election of... — Updated 2/27/2012


Clerk Announces Jury List

Rita A. Ashe, Clerk of Superior Court, announces a term of Criminal Superior Court beginning Monday, March 5, 2012. The following jurors have been called and should report to the large courtroom of the Transylvania County... — Updated 2/27/2012


Law And Order

Felony Arrests On Feb. 24, Bobbie James Gibbens, 23, of Penrose, was arrested and charged with one felony count of conspiracy to sell and deliver a controlled substance, one felony possession of stolen property and two felony... — Updated 2/27/2012


PARI To Present Show Of Spring Constellations

The public is invited to a special StarLab Planetarium presentation Friday, March 9, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). PARI Science Educator Stephen Hawk will sh... — Updated 2/27/2012


Brevard Pursuing Water Solutions

(The Brevard City Council recently held its annual retreat. The following is the second story from the retreat.) Calling it a “generational decision,” the city of Brevard will actively pursue solutions to meeting its future... — Updated 2/27/2012


Hunters & Gatherers Celebrates Birthday

Hairy, slightly stooped and inarticulate creatures were spotted roaming the streets of downtown Brevard Friday, Feb. 10. Who were they? Hunters & Gatherers’ very own cavewomen. The Stone Age came back to life as the popular shop... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Mark Todd    News

United Way Meets Its Goal

More than $407,000 has been raised for the current Transylvania County United Way campaign, according to Executive Director Steve Pulliam. United Way has exceeded its goal of $395,000 in fundraising for 2011-2012, he said. Pulliam... — Updated 2/27/2012


Ward, Gabbard Wed

Jodi Leeann Ward, of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Titus Paul Gabbard, of Laurel, Ind., were married on Feb. 14, 2012, in Murfreesboro. The bride is the daughter of Tracey and Randy... — Updated 2/27/2012


Galloways Celebrate 60 Years Of Marriage

Hoyt and Joyce Galloway, of Hendersonville, formerly of Brevard, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 17, 2012. They were married on Feb. 17, 1952, in Brevard. They... — Updated 2/27/2012

 By Eric Crews    News

BHS Athletic Director Resigns, Then Arrested

Chad Hamby, the athletic director and assistant principle at Brevard High school, resigned Wednesday morning ahead of charges filed the next day in Henderson County that allege he received explicit videos of a 12-year-old girl.... — Updated 2/27/2012


Births In Transylvania

Joseph Michael Sweet Tom and Karyn Sweet, of Rosman, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Joseph Michael Sweet, born Feb. 9, 2012, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brev... — Updated 2/27/2012


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