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Gourd Art Demonstration And Sale Planned

Five of Brevard's gourd artists invite the public to an exhibition and sale on the decks of Two Friends gift shop Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each of the five gourd artists displaying...

 

Flinn Is Artist Of The Month

Land of Waterfalls Art Gallery has announced Gwen Flinn as artist of the month. Her work can be seen in the gallery through October. Flinn works in various water media. Her subject is often animals. She said her wildlife photography is her...

 

Library To Host An Evening Of Spooky Storytelling

The fourth annual Slightly Spooky and Frightfully Funny evening of storytelling will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Transylvania County Library's amphitheater. The last three years have allowed the library the opportunity to...

 

Charlie Steele To Give Organ Recital

Charlie W. Steele will perform an organ recital Thursday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, 249 East Main St., Brevard. The program, entitled "A French Connection,"...

 

Pianist Del Parkinson In Concert At BRCC

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will present pianist Del Parkinson Monday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium. The program is titled "Bicentennial Birthday Bash," and will...

 

News Of Organizations

Alzheimer's Support Group The Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group meets the fourth Thursday of each month in the Newland Conference Room at Transylvania Regional Hospital from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Oct. 22, meeting will feature John Monteith and Cathl...

 

Weathers/O'Mailia Engagement

Katie Cameron Weathers, of Montgomery, Ala., and Shawn Patrick O'Mailia, of Montgomery Ala., are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Sharon Cameron, of...

 

Riddle/Allen Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Riddle, of Rosman, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, JoAnna Riddle, to Tyrea Allen, son of Diane Smith, of Murphy. An October 24, 2009 wedding will be held...

 

Good Marries Selby

Rachel Elizabeth Good, and Donald Brian Selby, both of Virginia Beach, Va., was united in marriage during a sunset ceremony at the oceanfront on March 6, 2009. The Rev. Mary Jones officiated. The...

 

McCall/McKinney Engagement Announced

Elizabeth LeeAnn McCall, of Hendersonville, and Travis William McKinney, of Hendersonville, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tim and April McCall, of Brevard. The groom-elect is the son of Teresa Leeper...

 

Chappell Weds Sweezy

Lindsey Cheyanne Chappell, of Brevard, and Nicholas Ryan Sweezy, of Pisgah Forest, were united in marriage on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at Caesar's Head State Park, in South Carolina. The Rev. Brian...

 

Original Transylvanians Visit Namesake

A group of officials from Romania were in Transylvania County last week on a fact-finding tour exploring the potential of future partnerships with businesses, government officials and nonprofit organi...

 

911 To Handle Sheriff Calls

The 911-Center has began dispatching all calls for service for the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office. In order to ensure the safety of the public and meet their needs, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in...

 

Input Sought On Use For Land

Future uses for a 21-acre parcel of undeveloped land in Brevard will be the topic of discussion in a series of upcoming meetings. The non-profit Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA) owns the property, which sits beside English Hills Apartments,...

 

Rain Not As Heavy, But Snow Possible

Rain, a flood watch and a drop in the temperature are in the weather forecast for Transylvania County over the next several days. By Sunday morning, snow is a strong possibility at elevations above...

 

Animal Shelter Meeting Planned

At the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night, residents and aldermen discussed the positives and negatives of a new animal shelter being built at the old Calvert landfill site. Mayor Pro Tem John Raines said there would be a meeting of alderm...

 

John Candler To End His BMC Tenure

John Candler, president and CEO of Brevard Music Center, has announced his upcoming retirement. He will continue to serve as president until the search for his replacement is successfully concluded...

 

Couple Rebuilds Home An Affordable Way

Story by Lynne Montague-Clouse Photos by Chuck Gilmore This started as a story about a young couple who found a way to create affordable housing for themselves. After spending several hours with...

 

Joe White

Joe White, a resident of Holly Hill, S.C., passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009 in a Charleston, S.C. hospital after a brief illness. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Holly Hill where his services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 7. He...

 

Richard "Dick" Bazley

Richard "Dick" Bazley, 76, of Brevard, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at his residence. He was born Oct. 11, 1932 in Akron, Ohio to the late Cecil Strangward Bazley and Bernice Dahl Cosilmon. In...

 

Lisa Dockery King

Lisa Dockery King, 45, of Brevard, went to be with our Lord on Oct. 11, 2009. She was loved, and will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Alice Robinson Dockery Spears; her father, Gaither Dockery; her stepfather, Welton...

 

Eva Ona Morgan Galloway

Eva Ona Morgan Galloway of Pisgah Forest flew to Jesus and a glorious reunion with many of her loved ones on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. She was born Feb. 11, 1923 in Henderson County and lived most of her...

 

Forrest Duane Stamey

Forrest Duane Stamey, 46, of Balfour, died. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at Pardee Hospital. He was born May 12, 1963 in Transylvania County to the late Charles "Chuck" Stamey and Barbara Bryson Stamey Wilde. He was the owner of Stamey's Carpet & Vinyl...

 

Byrd Trained Generation Of Firefighters

By Lorraine Miller Gordon Byrd has worn many hats during his years of service to this community and state. He has been a pressman and foreman for The Transylvania Times, a Brevard Fire & Rescue volunt...

 

Tornados Heading To National Cycling Championships

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information The Brevard College Cycling Team will compete in the National Championships at the Northstar at Tahoe Resort near Truckee, California October 16-18. The Tornados have improved each of the last two years,...

 

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