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Articles from the April 22, 2008 edition

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Frannie Oates To Perform

A special evening performance by Frannie Oates will be presented at Hand in Hand Gallery along Flat Rock's Little Rainbow Row on Friday, April 25, at 6 p.m. "INISTONE: A Memoir in Story and Song" will be performed by Oates within...

 

Connestee Chorale To Hold Spring Concert

"A Grand Night For Singing," the spring concert of the Connestee Chorale, will be presented at 8 p.m. in the Cherokee Room on April 25 and 26. The program includes all-time favorites and show tunes by such famous composers as...

 

Diana Wortham Presents Koresh Dance Company

The Diana Wortham Theatre 2008 Mainstage Dance Series concludes its season with the Koresh Dance Com-pany, May 2-3 at 8 p.m. Renowned for its powerful stage presence and high-energy...

 

WCU To Present Dance Showcase

Western Carolina University's department of stage and screen will present its spring dance showcase at 7:30 p.m. April 25 and 26 in the Fine and Performing Arts Center. The showcase is titled "A Moveable Feast: An Evening of Dance...

 

County Offers Painting Classes

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department is offering several painting classes in May. On Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pete Ferry will teach a basic beginner oil painting class. The cost is $35, which...

 

Collins To Play Sibelius's Concerto

The Blue Ridge Orchestra, under the direction of Ronald D. Clearfield, will perform a concert of classical orchestral music in UNCA's Lipinsky Auditorium on Saturday, April 26, at...

 

Carolina Concert Choir To Perform Spring Program At Porter Center

The Carolina Concert Choir will perform their spring concert at The Porter Center at Brevard College, on Sunday, May 4, at 3 p.m. The repertoire includes a balance of sacred and...

 

Uss Carney Sailors Receive Girl Scout Cookies

Written For The Times By Leslie Royaards This article is to update the Brevard community, and to give a huge thank you to the countless people who contributed money to help send Gir...

 

Brevard AAUW Plans Awards, New Leaders Lunchen Celebration

On Tuesday, May 13, the Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet for their annual spring luncheon to celebrate two special events. Recipients of this year's Women Who Make a Difference Awards will...

 

Births In Transylvania

James Lucas Miller James and Kim Miller, Jr., of Greer, SC, announce the birth of their son, James Lucas Miller, born on April 5, 2008 at Allen Bennett Hospital in Greer, S.C. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 3/4 inches...

 

Births In Transylvania

Oaklynn Savanna Mackey Matthew and Amy Mackey of Brevard, announce the birth of their daughter, Oaklynn Savanna Mackey, born on April 18, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces. Her...

 

Births In Transylvania

Wednesday Edwina "Eddy" Swann Wes and Pam Swann, of Pisgah Forest, announce the birth of their daughter, Wednesday Edwina "Eddy" Swann, born on April 14, 2008 at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville. She weighed 6 pounds and 12 1/2...

 

Births In Transylvania

Damian Joseph Whitmire Adrienne Chaney and Shane Whitmire, of Brevard, announce the birth of their son, Damian Joseph Whitmire, born on April 16, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 8 pounds and 2...

 

Births In Transylvania

Mya Abigale Greene Mark and Jennifer Greene, of Pisgah Forest, announce the birth of their daughter, Mya Abigale Greene, born on April 10, 2008 at 9:38 p.m. at Transylvania...

 

Engagement Announced

Susie Shelton and the late Kenneth "Button" Shelton, of Brevard, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Jeremiah "Bub" Shelton to Amy Rickmon, both of Asheville,...

 

Hinkle Marries Rigdon

Sarah Hinkle and David Rigdon were married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008 at the Kenmurr Country Club in Flat Rock. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Rhonda Hinkle of...

 

Vote Now

Charles Loftis jr. explains to Nancy Partusch Bates how the voting machine works during the first day of one-stop voting on Thursday.As of 5p.m. on Friday,306 people had voted...

 
 By Kate Herold    Front Page

Offical: Felonies Not The Full Picture

The committee looking at whether the county should move judicial operations out of the courthouse recently heard there has been a "sharp increase" in felonies in Transylvania County in the past few years. Nelda Leon, a criminal...

 

College Names Kim Pate As New Athletic Director

By Kevin Davis BC Sports Information Brevard College announced this morning that Kim Pate is the new athletic director. Pate has served as the college's director of Compliance and...

 

Survey: Homes Either Too Dear Or Poor Quality

A serious shortage of affordable homes in Transylvania County, attributed to high prices and low overall quality, highlighted the feedback from a recent housing survey distributed by the Workforce Housing Coalition. Nearly 400...

 

Community Embraces Randy

When Randy Shelton's health took a serious turn for the worst, he turned to the community that he has embraced all his life — and it embraced him back. Some of Shelton's...

 

Doroski Wins ' Service To America Medal'

When most Americans think of air pollution, they think of cars on the freeway in Los Angeles or smokestacks from any industrial area spewing exhaust into the air. But in many parts...

 

For the 29th Year, Brevard Plants Trees

The City of Brevard on Thursday celebrated its 29th year as a Tree City USA. On hand were(left to right)Ken McJunkin, with the N.C. Forest Service,and city employees Matt Landers,...

 

Hit The Trail

Jerry and Peter Dean,with Pisgah Riding Stables,Lead Kara Hollinger and Robb Bulla oh Charlotte on a horseback ride.( Photo By Michael Rogers)...

 

Pearl Elizabeth Palmer

Pearl Elizabeth Palmer, age 85, of Rosman, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2008, at her residence. She was a native of Macon County, N.C. and a daughter of the late Joe Webb, Jr. and Minnie Irene Webb. She was also preceded in death...

 

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