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Republican Club The Transylvania Republican Club will hold its monthly breakfast meeting on Saturday, March 19 at 8:30 a.m. at Hawg Wild Barbecue restaurant in Pisgah Forest. The guest speaker will be Transylvania County Commission Chairman Mike...

 

Hawkins/Ownbey Engagement Announced

Anna Marie Hawkins, of Concord, N.C. and Scott Krew Owenby, of Brevard are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dana and Wanda Hawkins, of Brevard....

 

Bakers Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Eugene R. and Sally Kemp Baker, of Brevard, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 19, 2011, with a reception hosted by their children at Silvermont. They were married on...

 

Benoit/Whitman Engagement Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Benoit, of Fayetteville, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Carlie Suzanne Benoit, to Wesley Blake Whitman. The groom elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Freddie...

 

Fannings Celebrated 60th Wedding Anniversary

Richard and Ruth Fanning, of Brevard, celebrated their 60th anniversary Thursday, March 10, 2011. They were married March 10, 1951, in Brevard. They have two children, Richard Fanning and wife,...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers, Steve Martin Release CD

The Steep Canyon Rangers (SCR) has joined comedian Steve Martin on his sophomore album "Rare Bird Alert," which was released Tuesday. With Martin, SCR played for more people than any other bluegrass...

 

Operation Medicine Drop Will Begin Sunday

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office and the Brevard Police Department are asking the public to take part in the second Operation Medicine Drop. The public is asked to drop off expired or unneeded medication from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. this Sunday...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    March 18, 2011

County Wants City Help

Transylvania County commissioners want the city of Brevard to share in the cost of fixing drainage problems in and around the public safety complex. County Manager Artie Wilson initially asked the board during its regular meeting Monday for...

 

Lift Every Voice

Altha Gordon performed several solos during the concert. (Times photos by Mark Todd.)...

 

Lift Every Voice

Four local Baptist churches participated in last Sunday's Rosenwald Gospel concert. "A Charge To Keep I Have" was held as part of the county's year-long sesquicentennial celebrations. Members of...

 

School Board Eyes Budget

Transylvania County Schools will be asking for at least a 3.5 percent increase in its next budget from the county. Norris Barger, the school system's director of business services, told the Board of Education during its recent meeting the requested...

 

Japan Trip Is More Than Student Expected

Just in case, Bailey Reidinger has a bag packed with her passport, some granola bars, water and other supplies. The 20-year-old Brevard High School graduate is currently living and studying just 500...

 

BLT Seeking Continued Community Support

The Brevard Little Theatre (BLT), a much loved community institution since 1935, is asking for community support as it struggles with financial difficulties. BLT has made its home for the last three y...

 

William Marion Webb Jr.

William Marion Webb Jr., 79, of Brevard, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011. He was born April 25, 1931, in Severe County, Tenn. to the late William Marion Webb Sr. and Grace Tarwater Webb. Survivors include his two daughters, Marion O'Neil, of Pisgah...

 

Louise Talley Padley

Louise Talley Padley, of Brevard, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Tore's Home, missing her 100th birthday by a few months. She was an avid golfer for many years and played at Glen Cannon Country Club into her 80s. Born in Asheville, she...

 

Headstrong

Leah Johnson (center) puts her noggin on the ball while sandwiched between teammate Emily Shea (14) and an East Henderson defender. The Lady Eagles won a hard-fought victory over the Lady Blue Devils...

 

Lady Devils Avenge Earlier Loss To Rosman

Monday's softball game between Brevard and Rosman looked eerily similar to this season's first matchup. The Lady Tigers took a big lead and the Lady Blue Devils rallied. But this time, Brevard's...

 

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