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Articles from the August 8, 2011 edition

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News of Organizations

Embroiderers’ Guild The Western North Carolina Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, the Laurel Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 1. The project for this month is a greeting card with a... — Updated ERROR

 

Iolana Rose Unick

Justin and Jessica Unick, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Iolana Rose Unick, born July 11, 2011. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Her big brother is... — Updated ERROR

 

Everleigh Rose Cornett

Dancy Lee and Shaun Cornett and big sister, Kenzie Cornett, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Everleigh Rose Cornett, born Aug. 4, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She... — Updated ERROR

 

Randall LeQuan Cruell

Andrea McMinn and Randy Cruell, of Brevard, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Randall LeQuan Cruell, born Aug. 2, 2011, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. His grandparents are... — Updated ERROR

 

Souther, Bond Exchange Vows

Sarah Elizabeth Souther and Ros Kell Bond, of Little River, were united in marriage on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at “The Field” in Little River. The bride is the daughter of... — Updated ERROR

 

Sawyer Wins County 150th Commemorative Quilt

The Chestnut Mountain Quilters raffled off a truly magnificent quilt at See Off Mountain’s celebration of the county’s sesquicentennial on July 9. Proceeds from the raffle fund the Ware-Harlee Scholar-ship of the See Off... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Mark Todd    News

Board Says Rosman Mayor Eligible To Run

Rosman Mayor Brian Shelton has shown sufficient evidence to support his claim that he lives inside town limits, according to the county’s Board of Elections. In a 3-0 vote Friday, the board turned down a challenge to his... — Updated ERROR

 

Heritage Museum To Honor Jim Bob Tinsley

While Jim Bob Tinsley was born in Transylvania County, he developed many other interests and had six books published through the University of Florida. However, Jim Bob’s two strongest passions were the beautiful waterfalls of... — Updated ERROR

 

Birthday Bash Planned For Sept. 3

The planning for the Transylvania County 150th Birthday Celebration has been going on for months and now the centerpiece event of the sesquicentennial year is just a month away. The... — Updated ERROR

 

Sylvan Squares Hosts ‘Buckaroo Barbeque’

People interested in staying fit and heart-healthy year-round are invited to participate in modern Western Square Dance classes and events sponsored by the Sylvan Squares Dance Club of Transylvania County. The club will host a... — Updated ERROR

 

Community Effort On Health Care Being Addressed

Community leaders are working together to develop a solution to meet the health care needs of low income and uninsured patients until funding can be found to expand health coverage for residents of Transylvania County, according... — Updated ERROR

 

Local Community Band To Perform Marches, Overtures And ‘Star Wars’

Two lovers from opposite sides of the political spectrum, a populace seething with rage against a hated oppressor, and a determined band of political dissidents ready to foment a... — Updated ERROR

 

Columnist Williams Discusses Assault On Honest Debate

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Allston, Aaron. “Conviction.” While Luke and Ben Skywalker continue their exploration of the mystery known as Abeloth with their unlikely Sith... — Updated ERROR

 

Animal Shelter Group Will Meet Tuesday

CORRECTION: The headline accompanying this story in the the print edition of The Transylvania Times incorrectly said the meeting is Thursday. The meeting date is Tuesday, Aug. 9. The Friends of the Animal Shelter are having an info... — Updated ERROR

 
 By William Douglas    Arts

‘Annie’ Captivates Audiences

It’s time for Brevard Little Theatre’s annual summer musical and, as in years past, it doesn’t disappoint. To say that this year’s show, “Annie,” is a challenge, is an understatement. But, challenge or not, this show... — Updated ERROR

 

TAAG To Raise Funds In Lake Toxaway

TAAG (Transylvania Animal Alliance Group) has announced that Alex Frome, owner of the Toxaway House Restaurant in Lake Toxaway, is the Platinum Sponsor of TAAG’s upcoming fundrais... — Updated ERROR

 

French Broad Café Announces New Manager

The French Broad Café has announced, that Debbi Burdette is now managing the restaurant. Burdette is the previous owner of the Bagel Place in downtown Brevard and is bringing all... — Updated ERROR

 

Osman, Morehouse Join Fisher Realty

Lawrence H. “Buddy” Osman and Elisa Morehouse have joined the Fisher Realty Team in the Sapphire/Toxaway Office. “I am very please to have Buddy join our office – he brings... — Updated ERROR

 

Silent Auction To Benefit BMC

A silent auction is being held through Aug. 14 at the Land of Waterfalls Art Gallery to raise funds for the Brevard Music Center. Several artists of the gallery have donated a piece of their art to the silent auction, including... — Updated ERROR

 

The Haven To Hold Fundraiser

A fundraiser to benefit Transylvania’s new homeless shelter, The Haven, will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Glen Cannon Country Club clubhouse from 7-10 p.m. Brian Phillips and his band The Dangerous Gentlemen and Friends... — Updated ERROR

 

Operation Christmas Child Invites Church Representatives

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) volunteers across the Carolinas anticipate the collection of 660,000 shoe boxes during National Collection Week (Nov. 14-21), which will show each needy child that they are loved and not forgotten.... — Updated ERROR

 

Volunteers Help To Fill School Supply Closet

With the cuts to education, teachers and students will be relying more than ever upon voluntary donations to fill the gap in school supplies. A group of individuals and... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Carly Allen    Features

Many Reap The Rewards Of The People’s Garden At Schenck

This spring, landscaping students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (JCCCC) began growing a variety of vegetables and herbs at the center. The students have grown... — Updated ERROR

 

Tabletop Moss Garden Workshop To Be Held

Mossin’ Annie, a.k.a Annie Martin of Mountain Moss Enterprises, returns to New Leaf Garden Market on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. to share her knowledge of bryophytes. Martin will teach participants about the world of mosses... — Updated ERROR

 
 By Seth Montgomery    Sports

Tornados Sign Hoops Recruits For 2011-12

Head coach Michael Jones, in conjunction with the Brevard College athletic department, has announced the addition of six players to the 2011-2012 Brevard College men’s basketball team. Blake Dodd, Jonathan Hopper, Matthew Redic,... — Updated ERROR

 

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