Articles from the March 11, 2011 edition

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News Of Organizations

Ikenobo Ikebana Society The Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m. at the Parish Hall of St. John in the Wilderness Church in Flat Rock. Members usually arrive by 9:45 a.m. to...

 

Happy 90th Birthday

Cleo Wilson will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday, March 19, 2011. He was born March 15, 1921 in Brevard. A drop-in birthday party will be held in his honor in the fellowship hall at Glady Branch...

 

Happy 90th Birthday

Violet Sentelle, of Brevard, will be 90 years old on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Cards will be appreciated. She is the wife of the late Kenneth Sentelle. They have five children, 7 grandchildren and 7...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    March 11, 2011

Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Transylvania County and the western Carolinas Wednesday. Rain and rising stream levels were expected to cause problems at least until this morning, officials said. "If it's flooding, stay...

 

Norman Could Be Eligible For Parole in 2012

If he successfully completes a program, Jacob A. Norman, who was convicted of the first-degree murder of his wife, could be released from prison after serving 20 years of a life sentence. The N.C....

 

City Taking Another Look At Fluoride

Prior to deciding in July 2007 to remove fluoride from the city's drinking water, Brevard City Council was given stacks of information for and against. During its meeting Monday, Council again asked staff to do research and evaluate the use of...

 

Council Backs ‘Kennel' Change To City Codes

By a 3-2 vote Monday, Brevard City Council approved allowing kennels, with a special-use permit, within neighborhood mixed use (NMX) zoning districts. A kennel applicant would still have to go before the city's Board of Adjustment for the...

 

Troops Gearing Up For Madi

For the fifth year, Ecusta Credit Union's "Madi's Troops" is raising money for and bringing awareness to Cystic Fibrosis and how it effects some Transylvania County children and their families....

 

Rev. Joseph Wesley Terry

Rev. Joseph Wesley Terry, 71, of Brevard, passed away on Monday, March 7, 2011, at the Hospice House, Forest City, N.C. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Joseph Alvin Terry and Delphia Davidson Terry and the husband of the...

 

Dorothy Allison Rogers

Dorothy Allison Rogers, 72, of Franklin, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Born in Pisgah Forest, she was the daughter of the late R.V. Allison and Hattie Kinsey Allison. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a...

 

Ann Devendorf Burchfield

Ann Devendorf Burchfield, 77, died Friday, March 4, 2011, at her home in Lake Toxaway, after a prolonged illness. Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada in 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles...

 

Rosman Pounds Blue Ridge 12-0

The Rosman Tigers basetball team jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back in a 12-0 win over non-conference foe Blue Ridge Tuesday afternoon. The Tigers scored in every inning except the second to shorten the game to five...

 

Tornados Topple WSSU 6-2

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information Ethan Pressley broke a 2-2 tie with a grand slam in the top of the seventh in support of BC starting pitcher Jacob White as the Tornados defeated the Winston-Salem State Rams on Tuesday afternoon at Finch...

 

Blue Devil Baseball Young And Hungry For '11

The Blue Devil baseball team has a new backstop, new hats, new jerseys and a new infield. Head coach Jason Brubaker hopes to build on his field of dreams this season. They've already invoked the...

 

BC's Martika Elmore Throws No-Hitter In Sweep

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information Martika Elmore threw a no-hitter in game one with Brittany Fowler and Chelsi Mallory providing the fireworks with a pair of home runs to win 8-0 on Tuesday....

 

Lady Blue Devils Top Lady Panthers 1-0

The Brevard Lady Blue Devils soccer team opened conference play in Franklin on Monday night against the 3-A Panthers. After a disappointing performance in their season opener against Thomas...

 

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