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UNC-A Hosts Concerts On The Quad

UNC Asheville's Concerts on the Quad summer music series will continue Monday, July 6, with an evening of stories and music, highlighting the two earliest cultures of Western North Carolina. Noted Che...

 

Film Camp For Teenagers Offered

The Transylvania Community Arts Council is looking for Transylvania County teenagers 12-16 years old who enjoy acting, writing, directing or producing. TC Arts is hosting a weeklong teen Film Camp Aug. 3-7. Teenagers will work with movie makers from...

 

News Of Ogranizations

Transylvania Art Guild The Transylvania Art Guild meets the first Thursday of each month. The July meeting is Thursday, July 2, at 1 p.m. in the Transylvania County Recreation Center on Ecusta Road in Brevard. Members wishing to participate in "Show...

 

Births In Transylvania

Kayley Grace Robinson Rebecca and Joe Robinson, of Pisgah Forest, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kayley Grace Robinson, born June 22, 2009, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, in Brevard. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was...

 

Births In Transylvania

Sean Caleb Hatten Ashley Gatewood and George Hatten, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Sean Caleb Hatten, born June 22, 2009, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. He weighed 7...

 

90th Birthday Celebration Open House for Inez P. West

A 90th Birthday Celebration and Open House for Inez P. West will be held Sunday, July 5, 2009, 2:00 p.m. " 4:00 p.m., at the English Chapel Methodist Church, located in the Davidson River Campground, in Pisgah Forest. No gifts please. Bring only...

 

Boy Scout Troop 701

Twenty seven scouts and four adult leaders from Boy Scout Troup 701 recently went to Camp Bud Schiele in rutherfordton, N.C. Based at the First United Methodist Church, Troop 701 is the oldest Boy...

 

DAR To Distribute Flags

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter DAR are pictured with some of the 500 flags that the Daughters of the American Revolution will give to children during the July 4th celebration in downtown...

 

Jobless Rate Increases

Despite seeming to rebound in the past few months, jobless figures for May in Transylvania County crept upward. The May jobless rate in the county was 9 percent, up from 8.7 percent in April, according to the state Employment Security Commission...

 

Bike Magazine Places Transylvania At The Top

For the second time in five months, Bike magazine has recognized Transylvania County as one of the best mountain biking destinations in the country. In March, the magazine featured the Black Mountain Trail in Pisgah National Forest as one of its "33...

 
 By Mark Todd    Front Page    June 30, 2009

Alternative Plan Proposed For The New Animal Shelter

There's still no definite way forward on plans for a new Transylvania County animal shelter, but the project continues to have the attention of the Board of Commissioners. The possibility of replacing the existing shelter on Ross Road with a new...

 

Highway Project To Start July 27

Work on the widening and resurfacing of 3.7 miles of the Asheville Highway in Transylvania County is scheduled to begin July 27. Initially, N.C. Department of Transportation officials said the project would begin this month. The $1.9 million project,...

 

Opening Night Maestro

Steven Smith was the conductor during the Brevard Music Center's opening night on Friday. (Times photo by Michael Rogers)...

 

Familiar Face With New Mission

Jeff McDaris, is ready to take over the helm on Tuesday as the new superintendent of Transylvania County Schools. McDaris, the current career and technical director for the school system, is...

 

Urgent Care To Open

Sisters of Mercy is opening a new urgent care facility in Brevard this fall. The facility will offer patients access to treatment of minor illness and injuries, without an appointment. "The Brevard location will offer a quality, convenient health car...

 

Sarah J. Jones

Sarah J. Jones, 76, died on June 23, 2009, at the home of her daughter in Loganville, Ga. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 3, 2009 at 1 p.m. at English Chapel United Methodist Church where she was a member. Access to the chapel is...

 

Ruby Elizabeth Waterman

Ruby Elizabeth Waterman 91, of Brevard, died Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Tore's Home #2. She was born June 9, 1918 in Greenwood, Ind. to the late John "Rube" Smart and Opal Hendricks Smart. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death...

 

Hazel O'Shields Henry

Hazel O'Shields Henry, 73, of Brevard, went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 26, 2009 at her residence. She was a native of Transylvania County and a daughter of the late Earl and Helen Kraft O'Shields. Survivors include a son, Jody Henry of...

 

Gerald Edwin Fanning

Gerald Edwin Fanning, 63, of Lake Toxaway, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, 2009 at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home Chapel. Internment will follow in Pisgah Gardens. The family...

 

Robert "Bobby" Rutledge

Robert "Bobby" Rutledge, 34, of Brevard, went to be with the Lord on June 26, 2009. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Keri Rutledge. He is survived by his wife Robin and a son, Hunter, both of the home. He is also survived by his mothe...

 

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