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Chamber Music Concert Set

There will concert by an ensemble ("choir") of seven local cellists on Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m. at St. Matthias Church on South Charlotte St. in Asheville. The program will include Baroque works to opera and jazz involving ensembles of two to seven...

 

Oil Painting Class Offered

A basic beginners oil painting class will be held at the Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The class size is limited to the first nine students for a fee of $35. All you need to bring is a bag lunch and...

 

Friends Of Sandburg Meet

The Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara invite the public to its annual meeting on Monday, March 17, at 2 p.m., at the Flat Rock Village Town Hall at 110 Village Center Drive. This year's featured speaker is poet Glenis Redmond, award winning...

 

BMC Association Seeks Volunteers

On Thursday, March 13, from 11 a.m. until noon, the Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA) will hold a Recruitment and Orientation get-together for anyone interested in learning about volunteer opportunities at the Music Center. The event will be he...

 

Benway To Lead Writers' Roundtable

Prize-winning writer Janet Benway will lead a Writers' Roundtable as part of the CreekSide program at Brevard College. The class, which is held under the auspices of the Office of Community...

 

Gerald Lee To Play At BRCC

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will present pianist Gerald Lee on Monday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium. The program will feature" Prelude, Chorale and Fugue" by Cesar...

 

New At The Library

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Archer, Jeffrey. "A Prisoner of Birth." Danny Cartwright is convicted of a murder he did not commit and sentenced to 22 years in prison where he begins reading Alexander...

 

Brevard College Hosts 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...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers To Play At Orange Peel In Asheville March 22

The Steep Canyon Rangers will play at the Orange Peel in Asheville on Saturday, March 22, at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $14. In 2006, the Grand Ole Opry welcomed Steep Canyon Rangers for a debut performance. That same year the International Bluegrass Music...

 

BLT To Hold Auditions For 'Coming Back To Jersey'

Transforming a story from the pages of a script to a live, onstage production is an exciting experience. And, when that experience is enhanced by the once-in-a-lifetime moment of being a "World Premiere" presentation, the excitement is palpable. On...

 

Flat Rock Playhouse Announces 2008 Season

Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina has announced its 56th season. The 2008 season will include everything the Playhouse audience has come to enjoy: music, mystery, comedy, drama...

 

TV Show Captures Fishing In The Davidson

The lighting was perfect for filming a TV show: bluebird skies and bright sun, diffused by rhododendron and evergreens, casting everything in a warm glow. And that was also the problem: conditions...

 

Mary Louise Stewart

Mary Louise Powell Stewart, 66, passed away at Brian Center of Hendersonville, on Saturday, March 8, 2008. She was born Oct. 1, 1941 in Rosman to the late Leason Mack and Mamie Esther Powell. Survivors include two brothers, Robert Mack "Bobby"...

 

Robert Reese

Robert Reese, 57, widow of Jolene Ann Vaughn, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital. He was a son of the late Grover C. and Gladys Owen Reese and was retired in 2005 from the U.S. Postal Service. He served in the U.S. Army and...

 

Homer Jake Merrill

Homer Jake Merrill, 90, of Jefferson, Ga., passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008 at his residence. He was a native of Mars Hill. He retired from Olin Corp. after 33 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Ruby "Irene" Merrill, of...

 

James 'Jimmie' Emerson Jones Jr.

James "Jimmie" Emerson Jones, Jr., 72, husband of Nancy Stuhr Jones, died on Friday, March 7, 2008 at his residence. Born in Greenville, S.C., he was the son of the late James E. Jones, Sr., and Elizabeth Bradley Jones Bentley. Jones was...

 

Brenda Lee Garey

Brenda Lee Garey, 44, of Mtn. Home, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2008 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A native of Transylvania County, she was a daughter of William Lawrence and Nannie Mae Morgan Green. She was preceded in death by her son, Randall...

 

Willa S. Stephens

Willa Stephens, 92, died on March 8, 2008 at Kingsbridge House, Brevard. Moore Funeral Home will announce the arrangements....

 

Jane Theresa Bell

Jane Theresa Bell, 86, of Brevard, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at The Oaks of Brevard (formerly Ivy Hill). She was born in Bridgeport, Conn. and was the daughter of the late Bruce and Mae Zaleski. She was also preceded in death by her...

 

Lady Blue Devils Off To 2-0 Start For 2008

By Mike Hawkins Special to the Times After a successful showing in the annual Reynolds Soccer Jamboree in Asheville on Saturday, the Brevard High girls soccer season begins for real this week. On...

 

Brevard's B.J. Owens Signs To Play For Mars Hill

With the snap of two bones on a cold, rainy Sept. 14, B.J. Owens' football career seemed over just when it was beginning to heat up. Owens was an integral part of a huge Blue Devil offensive line...

 

Tiger Baseball Off To Torrid Start For 2008

The Rosman Tigers baseball team might be in a rebuilding year but someone forgot to tell them, as they're off to a hot 4-0 start despite returning just two starters from last year's squad that made it...

 

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