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Aiva String Quaret To Perform

The Aviv String Quartet will take center stage at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Aviv String Quartet performs annually as the resident quartet at the Upper Galilee...

 

Music Scholarships Available

The Music Education Committee of the Asheville Symphony Guild will offer financial scholarships to six Western North Carolina instrumental music students. These scholarships, provided by the Barbara Chisholm Memorial Fund, will enable recipients to a...

 

Honoring The Earth Series Benefits Area Conservation

A benefit art show and sale, Honoring the Earth Series, will be held at Blue Spiral 1 gallery in downtown Asheville, April 1 â€" May 11. The opening reception, featuring a multi-media presentation, will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at...

 

Diana Wortham Presents Evidence Dance Company

The Diana Wortham Theatre Mainstage Dance Series presents "One Shot," the newest work by choreographer Ronald K. Brown and his Evidence Dance Company March 25-26 at 8 p.m. Praised as "one of the most...

 

Ann Rice Presents Fictional Account Of Jesus's Struggles

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Fairstein, Linda. "Killer Heat." Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper is preparing her case against an aging man accused of being a serial rapist when the bodies of...

 

Firecracker Jazz Band To Sizzle At Act

Asheville's own Firecracker Jazz Band will bring their explosively hot jazz to Asheville Community Theatre for a concert on Sunday, March 30, as a part of the Asheville Jams concert series. The Firecracker Jazz Band is a six-piece ensemble known for...

 

BRCC To Celebrate Women In The Arts

The fifteenth annual "Celebration of Women in the Arts" will take place on Thursday, March 27, at Blue Ridge Community College in Henderson County. This event was created to honor women artists by...

 

Simon Trçeski To Perform At BC

The Porter Center for Performing Arts at Brevard College will present Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski on Friday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Scott Concert Hall. The award winning Trpceski...

 

News Of Organizations

NARFE NARFE's (National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association) Chapter 1999, meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the Straus Park Branch, United Community Bank meeting room. The special guest speaker will be Marshall McCa...

 

Easter Egg Decorating Tips

Easter eggs can be decorated with food coloring or commercially available egg dyeing kits. Eggs can be decorated in a variety of ways. There is literally no end to the creative possibilities for individual expression on an eggshell. Eggs can be paint...

 

BIrths In Transylvania

Israel Malik Avery Brynan Avery, of Brevard, announces the birth of her son, Israel Malik Avery, born on March 9, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. His grandparents are Carla and Morris Avery, Agnes...

 

BIrths In Transylvania

Cordae Avion Young Angie Rice and Shane Young, of Brevard, announce the birth of their son, Cordae Avion Young, born on March 10, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. His grandparents are Vickie Queen,...

 

BIrths In Transylvania

Savannah Grace Greene Heather and Shane Greene, of Pisgah Forest, announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Grace Greene, born on March 10, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces. Her grandparents are...

 

Engagement Announced

Marty and Darla Shelton, of Brevard, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cacy Brianna Shelton to Arturo Isaac Ramirez, of Brevard. The wedding date is to be announced....

 

Engagement Announced

Albert Cowart and Gladys Kitchen would like to announce their engagement. They will be married on Saturday, April 19, 2008 at the family home in Balsam Grove with close family and friends in...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    March 18, 2008

Kelvin Phillips Likes To Keep His Eye On County Spending

Transylvania County native Kelvin Phillips is seeking a second four-year term on the county Board of Commissioners in the May Republican primary. Phillips, a graduate of Rosman High School and owner...

 

Hakwins Awarded Top Scholarship

Brevard senior Allison Hawkins joined an elite group of students with the award of the Morehead-Cain Scholarship that will send her to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a four-year,...

 

Small Dog Dies Despite Efforts Of Firefighters

A house fire, which started in the basement of a home at 104 Burrell Mountain Road Friday afternoon, had firefighters scrambling to save a small dog inside the smoke-filled house. The homeowners were...

 

Cheerleaders Quieted by Storm

A group of area youth cheerleaders had a little more than team spirit to yell about this past weekend, as they dodged the tornados that ravaged the Atlanta area on Saturday. Debbie Holden and her three daughters, Amber, Jasmine and Annaliese were at...

 

College Students Arrested

Three Brevard College students, who were reportedly the victims of an assault on March 9, were themselves arrested last Friday and charged with assault and other misdemeanor charges in the same case. All three students, accompanied by Brevard College...

 

Autopsy: Death By Blunt Force Trauma

David Morgan who was murdered last November and then buried in the back yard of a downtown Brevard home died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to the North Carolina Medical Examiner. The official autopsy report was released Thursday. The...

 

Students Shine Light On Free Speach

A group of about 20 students and faculty members turned out Thursday morning along North Broad Street in front of Brevard College to protest the school's recent decision to ban "The Pupil's Voice," a...

 

Childern Learn Good Habits At Wellspring

Wellspring Academy of the Carolinas, formerly called Academy of the Sierras, a year-round therapeutic boarding school located in Lamb's Creek Valley near Brevard, recently celebrated its one-year...

 

Diana O'Neil

Diana C. (Hammond) O'Neill, of Brevard, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2008, after a brief but brave battle with cancer. Born in Boston, Mass. on June 10, 1943, she grew up in Manchester, Mass. After graduation from the Madeira School (Greenway,...

 

Maudie Elmina McCall Robinson Galloway

Maudie Elmina McCall Robinson Galloway, 92, of Brevard went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 16, 2008. She was the daughter of the late James Wilkie McCall and Pearlie Owen McCall and a retired CNA from Pardee Hospital. She was a lifelong...

 

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