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News of Organizations

Dunn’s Rock Community Center Dunn’s Rock Community Center will host a dinner on Tuesday, June 14. Takeouts are available. Call ahead to 384-0104 to have a takeout ready for pick-up. The menu this month is barbecue with our homemade buns and...

 

Hogseds To Mark 40th Wedding Anniversary

Dawson and Carol Hogsed, of Pisgah Forest, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 12, 2011. They were married in Deep Run, N.C. on June 12, 1971. Their family will honor them...

 

Halls To Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Leonard A. and Betty-Jo Hall, of Brevard, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 9, 2011. They were married on Saturday, June 9, 1951, in Oswego, N.Y. They have one child,...

 

Church Donates $30,000 To Habitat

On May 17, 2011 the Elders of the Brevard- Davidson Presbyterian Church approved the recommendation of their Special Funds Committee to provide a grant of $30,000 to Transylvania Habitat for...

 

Remarkable Service To SAFE

SAFE Volunteer Coordinator Mary Price and SAFE’s Attic Manager Patti Callen place a tiara on Grace Mangel at SAFE’s 2011 volunteer appreciation luncheon held Monday at the Lutheran Church of the...

 

Church Activities - Week of June 9-12

Holly Springs Baptist Holly Springs Baptist Church in Penrose now has a new pastor, John Hoxit. Hoxit began officiating services on June 5. He and his wife welcome everyone to join them. Sunday prayer meeting begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by Sunday...

 
 By Linda Anders    Features    June 9, 2011

Museum To Raffle Off Commemorative Quilt

A quilt hanging commemorating the 150th anniversary of Transylvania County’s establishment is being raffled to benefit the Transylvania Heritage Museum. About 33” wide x 43” tall, the quilt is a...

 

Susan Lefler To Read Poems At Highland Books

Susan Lefler chose this quote to introduce her book of poems: “Rendering the Bones.” And writing about the things around her is exactly what she does — with grace, clarity and precision. Lefler...

 

‘African Folktales’ Kicks Off Summer At The Library

On Wednesday, June 15, Bright Star Children’s Theater will perform African Folktales at 3 p.m. at the Transylvania County Library. With imaginative costumes and audience participation, this production is sure to be a huge hit for the whole family....

 

Selica School And Cathey’s Creek To Celebrate Sesquicentennial

Persons who attended Selica Schoo are invited to celebrate the Transylvania County Sesquicentennial (1861-2011) Selica School Reunion. The reunion will take place on Friday, June 17, 5-7 p.m., at the...

 

Historians To Discuss ‘Sons Of Mercy And Justice’ At Library

The Transylvania County Library’s Bag Lunch Arts Series continues on Tuesday, June 21, at noon in the Rogow Room of the library with a presentation in support of Transylvania County’s Sesquicentennial entitled “Sons of Mercy and Justice: A Tran...

 

Gardener Becky Young Will Lead Natural Backyard Tour

The Transylvania County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGV) invite the public to tour a “natural” back-yard to learn how to landscape without grass. Becky Young will lead the backyard tour to be held on June 14 in place of the regular...

 

Street Dances To Begin

Old Time Street Dances begin June 21 in downtown Brevard, and will continue on the eight Tuesday nights during July and August. These dances historically go back to the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s when they were a regular part of Brevard’s heritage...

 

Beach Band To Sing On Main Street

Music On Main Street will feature the Caribbean Cowboys on Friday, June 17. This Asheville based band has played extensively throughout the Southeast for a decade. They play such favor-ites as “Carolina Girls,” “Under the Boardwalk,” “Red...

 

Zumbathon To Benefit The Haven

Put on your dancing shoes and attend the “Zumba for Zing! Haven for Hope!” Zumbathon and silent auction at the Transylvania Recreation Center on Saturday, June 11, from 2-4:30 p.m. This a perfect time to watch, or bring your friends and family...

 

Schenck Job Corps Begins New Tradition

The Squirrel Box Derby is held every year in Brevard during Memorial Day weekend. However, this year was the first year that Schenck Job Corps students built their own car to race in the derby....

 

Food Drive Supports Hispanic Community

The Spanish Club and the Spanish classes at Brevard High School with the direction of their advisor and teacher, Ms. Clare Desmelik, coordinated a food drive to support the local Hispanic community. Rob Shaffer from Meals on Wheels of Brevard...

 

Richard Wayne Heber

Richard Wayne Heber, 69, died Sunday, May 26, 2011, at his residence in Brevard. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on Aug. 9, 1941, to the late Benjamin and Claire Heber. His brother, Robert Heber, also predeceased him. He was educated in Columbus...

 

Joseph W. McGaha

Joseph W. McGaha, 83, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2011, after an extended stay at the Brian Center in Brevard. He was born in Transylvania County and resided here until he joined and served in the military. He and his wife, Helen, resided in...

 

Jackie R. Thompson

Jackie R. Thompson, 65, of Harborcreek Township, Pa., passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Erie, Pa.  Born in Gastonia, N.C. on Jan. 25, 1946, he was the son of the late Thomas and Beatrice Gainey...

 

Winners Of 2011 Waterfall Open Announced

“It’s like playing golf in heaven,” said a Charlotte resident who was among the 116 golfers who helped make the 25th annual Irene Cole Jones Waterfall Open Golf Tournament a success. The...

 

Hawk Honored For Tourney Work

Today, the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am announced that Tournament Director Amy Hawk was named the 2011 Distinguished Sports Business Woman of the Year by Tampa Bay’s Sports Commission. Hawk is a...

 
 By Seth Montgmery    Sports    June 9, 2011

Lady Tornados’ Volleyball Releases 2011 Schedule

Coach Brenda Skeffington has released the Brevard College 2011 volleyball schedule, as announced by the BC Sports Information Department. The Tornados have a pair of scrimmages before opening up their fourth season of play as full members of the...

 

Second In State

The Transylvania County Crush, a 12-under local soccer team, finished second recently in a state tournament. The team consists of front row, left to right: James Hargis, Pablo Mascaro, Chandler...

 

Golf Tourney Scheduled

The Venon Gardner Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 29 at Glen Cannon Country Club beginning at 1:30 p.m. The format will be a four-player captain’s choice. The cost is $65 per person with the proceeds benefitting the...

 

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