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Articles from the October 23, 2009 edition

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News Of Organizations

Democratic Women Mac Morrow, current Brevard City Council member, will be the guest speaker at the Transylvania County Democratic Women's Club October meeting on Monday, Oct. 26, at the Pisgah Fish Camp at 11 a.m. Morrow is a candidate for...

 

Happy 90th Birthday

All friends and relatives are invited to attend Addie's birthday party Saturday, Oct. 24, There will be a drop-in from 12noon-3p.m. at her home. No gifts please, your presence will be her...

 

Dinner Raises Money

Last Friday, Frank Summey began a roughly 24-hour cooking marathon that he's undertaken every October for more than 20 years. Summey oversaw the cooking of 750 pounds of sirloin tip roast that was...

 

Residents Give Input On Land Use

About a dozen residents of Brevard's Rosenwald community gathered at the Transylvania County Library Tuesday night to offer suggestions for possible development of a 21-acre tract near the English Hills subdivision. In addition to new homes, the...

 

Johnson First On Trial List

First-degree murder suspect Denver Franklin Johnson is first on the trial list when Superior Court begins on Monday. The 35-year-old Johnson is accused of murdering 57-year-old David Morgan in December 2007. During a recent session of Superior...

 

Pumpkin Patch Sprouts On Church Grounds

These days, the First United Methodist Church's front yard bears a striking resemblance to a pumpkin patch. The church is selling pumpkins to help raise money for its adult ministry. Pumpkins are on...

 

School Absences Increase

Just days after reporting that student absences in Transylvania County were at normal levels during the opening weeks of the semester, school officials have reported a significant spike in the numbers. Beginning last week, every county school has...

 

Sheriff: Benefits To New Home

Editor's Note: A dedication ceremony for the new $20.3 million Transylvania County Public Safety Facility on Morris Road in Brevard will be held Nov. 7. The facility contains more than 59,000 square...

 

James Evans (Jim) Davis

James Evans (Jim) Davis of Cedar Mountain passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. He was born Dec. 28, 1924 in Bryson City. He was the son of T.N. Davis and Roxanne Teague Davis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanore Hanson Davis; a sister, Anna...

 

Christopher M. Fotheringham

Christopher M. Fotheringham, 35, of County Route 4 in Central Square, N.Y, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009 unexpectedly at home. Christopher was a native of Liverpool, N.Y. and grew up on Florian Way. He...

 

Lawana Morgan Bellini

Lawana Morgan Bellini, 68, of Rosman and Brevard, reunited with many of her family and friends in Heaven on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009. She died peacefully with the people she loved most at her side....

 

Juanita Simmons Trent

Juanita Simmons Trent passed away at the Brian Center on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009. She was surrounded by her loving family when she went to be with her Lord and Savior. Her memorial service was held on Oct. 21, 2009 at the Brian Center. In attendance...

 

Helen C. Brannan

Helen C. Brannan, 85, of Sterling, Va., passed away Oct. 11, 2009, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 30, 1924, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Hattie Long Crouch and...

 

Tornados To Host Fall Sports Day

By Seth Montgomery BC Sports Information The Brevard College baseball, softball and golf teams, in conjunction with the Mountain Range Golf Center, are hosting a Fall Sports Day on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at 700 Old Hendersonville...

 

Barnes Qualifies For State

Brevard High School's Jamie Barnes was the sole Lady Blue Devil to qualify for the state golf tournament, shooting at 93 at Asheville Municipal Golf Course during regional play last week. She also shot a 92 at the Appalachian Athletic Conference...

 

Tigers Traveling To The Reservation This Friday

With just two games remaining on the 2009 schedule, the 0-9 Rosman Tigers are in desperate need of a win to keep any playoff hopes alive. The visiting Black Knights of Robbinsville lived up to their mascot's name last Friday, putting up another...

 

Tigers Advance To Title Match

The Lady Tigers' varsity volleyball team advanced to the title round of the Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament with a 2-1 win over Murphy Tuesday night. The Tigers won the first game 25-20, but the...

 

Lady Devils Top Mtn. Heritage In First Round

The Lady Blue Devils picked up in the opening round of the 2-A tennis playoffs where they'd left off — with another convincing win. Brevard topped visiting wild card opponent Mountain Heritage 9...

 

Head Of The Class

Nick Russo heads the ball away from Brevard's goal Monday night. Parker Wright scored on an assist from Quinn Stephenson in the Blue Devils' 3-1 loss to West Henderson. (Times photo by Robbie...

 

Mustangs Gallop Into Brevard For Homecoming

After a long and grueling five-game stretch, the Blue Devils finally get to face an opponent in their 2-A division when Smoky Mountain comes to town this Friday. Homecoming preparations are underway and Blue Devil head coach Mark Barnes welcomes the...

 

Tornado Tip-Off Slated For Nov. 5 At Boshamer Gym

The Brevard College Athletic Department, in collaboration with Sagebrush, is hosting ""Tornado Tip-off"", the Brevard College Men's and Women's Basketball teams season preview on Thursday, Nov. 5, at Boshamer Gymnasium. The Tornado Tip-off is a...

 

Bears Spoil Brevard's Senior Night With 3-0 Win

The Lady Bears of Pisgah swept the Lady Blue Devils 3-0 in volleyball action in Brevard's final home match of the season. Pisgah took the first game and carried that momentum into the second game, as...

 

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