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NC Stage Company Closes First Season with 'Henry V'

North Carolina Stage Company presents the final play in its (For)Play Series: William Shakespeare's "Henry V," running for only three performances May 30-June 1. Known for its professional productions of classic and contemporary plays, NC Stage...

 

Carl Sandburg Folk Music Festival Set For May 26

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will host the annual Carl Sandburg Folk Music Festival on Monday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The folk festival honors Carl Sandburg and his preservation of traditional folk music. At 10 a.m. Jhon Akers...

 

Local Gallery Walk Set

The Art of Brevard galleries and art spots will host the 4th Friday Gallery Walk on Friday, May 23, from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Brevard. There are eight galleries in the downtown area, as well as several art spots and res-taurants, that participate in...

 

Edwin McCain To Perform At The White Squirrel Festival

"These are the moments we are all so thankful for….", so sings Edwin McCain, headliner and platinum singer and songwriter who will perform at this year's 5th Annual White Squirrel Festival, May...

 

'Sing Up The Moon' Returns

Transylvania County Library is bringing back its popular "Sing Up the Moon" evening series in the library amphitheater. The first program will be held on Saturday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. After a full day of downtown festival activities, families can...

 

Lost Playwrights To Read Works

The Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina welcome the public to their second presentation of short plays at the Crazy Lady Cafe, located at Church St. and Barnwell St. in downtown Hendersonville on Saturday, May 24, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May...

 

Births In Transylvania

Syler Haynes Chumley Graham and Paige Chumley, of Evans, Colo., are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Syler Haynes Chum-ley, on April 11, 2008. He weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The proud grandparents are Chuck and...

 

Miller, Chapman Wed In Outdoor Ceremony

Laura Fair Miller, of Lake Toxaway and Joshua Cole Chapman, of Lake Toxaway were united in marriage on April 12, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. The bride was given away in marriage by her father, Dale Miller. The...

 

Delaney, Guice Wed

Lisa Delaney, of Rosman and David Guice, of Hendersonville, were united in marriage on April 20, 2008 at 4 p.m. at The Lake Lure Marina, in Lake Lure. The couple left the ceremony by horse drawn carriage to the reception, which was held at the Town...

 

Girl Scouts Hold Teddy Bear Tea Party

On Saturday, April 26, Junior Girl Scout Troop #102 hosted a "Teddy Bear Tee Party" inviting kindergarten girls in Transylvania County to attend. The tea party was all part of Troop #102's Junior...

 

Pandemic: Not A Question Of IF

The next pandemic outbreak is just around the corner, according to Steve Cline, the deputy state health director. Cline gave Transylvania County health providers and other local officials a talk on pandemic flu last week at the library. "It's...

 

Health Report Has Good, Bad News

Deaths from breast, colon and lung cancer in Transylvania County have seen steady decreases in the past few years, but the county's health isn't all good news, with increasing rates of diabetes and childhood obesity. These findings and others are...

 

College Applauds New Graduates

By Lenora Moody Staff Writer On Saturday, 128 Brevard College students graduated in front of teachers, friends and family at the Betty Neal Academic Quadrangle. John S. Hardt, vice president for acade...

 

Autopsy: Death Caused By Shot To The Head

By Lenora Moody Staff Writer John Bryant, whose remains were found in February in a Macon County forest, died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to an autopsy report from the N.C. Chief Medical Examiner's Office. The 80-year-old Bryant was...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    May 20, 2008

Chamber Chooses New Home

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday it has a contracted with Wachovia to purchase its former bank building on East Main St. in Brevard for its new office location. Chamber...

 

AAUW Honors Women For Influence, Leadership

Last week, the Brevard chapter of American Association of University Women (AAUW) honored three women — Gail Vance, Betty Sherill and Michel Robertson — for their influence and leadership...

 

Rosabelle M. Tillinghast

Rosabelle M. Tillinghast, born at Saunderstown, R.I. on June 27, 1919 died peacefully at her home near Brevard, on May 7, 2008 after a brief illness. She was 88. Tillinghast grew up in Rhode Island and Texas, attended St. Mary's School for girls in...

 

Ransom Clarence ""Bud"" Stewart

Ransom Clarence "Bud" Stewart of Brevard passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville. A native of Jackson County he was a son of the late Roy Lee and Louise Robinson Stewart. He was also preceded in death by his sister,...

 

Virginia Jane Pursell Rubin

Virginia Jane Pursell Rubin, born Feb. 8, 1927 in Oskaloosa Township, of Clay County, Ill., died Saturday, May 17, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Cleo Pursell, her sister, Charlene...

 

Lady Tigers Fall 8-1

The Lady Tigers fell in the second round of the 1-A softball playoffs Friday afternoon to Cherryville 8-1. Cherryville picked up three runs in the first and two in the fourth to pile on as many runs as they would need. Rosman scored its lone run in...

 

Free Fishing Days Offered In Late May, Early June

Kids can fish for free and cast for some fun fishing prizes at one of 40 kids' fishing events scheduled for late May and early June. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop, Bass Pro Shops, the U.S. Forest Service and loca...

 

Rosman A.D. Jerry Ihme Set For Retirement

It's an appropriate backdrop for a Rosman Athletic Director's office: bottles of Mountain Dew (picked as much for their caffeine as for their country flavor); a big screen TV tuned to The Weather...

 

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