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Articles from the August 16, 2012 edition

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Scrub Chapman

Scrub Chapman, 80, of Rosman, died Wednesday Aug. 15, 2012, at her residence. She was born Sept. 20, 1931, in Transylvania County to the late Homer James Lance and Edith Irene Stamey Lance. She is survived by her husband, Roy... — Updated 8/17/2012


Slow Money NC Comes To Transylvania County – Transylvania County NC

Slow Money NC is for people who believe in eating locally-produced food and supporting the hard-working local farmers who grow it. The North Carolina leader of the Slow Money... — Updated 8/15/2012


Dance On Aug. 25 Will Benefit The Brevard Little Theater – Brevard NC

There will be a dance at Brevard Little Theatre Saturday, Aug. 25, from 8-11 p.m. Shannon Lopez, a contestant in the BLT’s “Dancing With Ours Stars,” is organizing this Country Swing Dance. Lopez admired the nice, large room... — Updated 8/15/2012


Legal Notices For 8-16-12

10 SP 87 AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NORTH CAROLINA, TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Laura T Leblow and James R Leblow to Atlas Title Agency of... — Updated 8/15/2012


Timothy Shepard To Present Organ Concert – Brevard NC

Timothy Shepard will present an organ concert at the Brevard First United Methodist Church Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. The program is free. The public is invited. A featured guest... — Updated 8/15/2012

 By Bill Harrah    News

Sharing House, DSS Form Energy Alliance – Transylvania County NC

We are very proud that the Department of Social Services is entrusting us with its emergency heating and cooling assistance programs. From here on Sharing House will be where needy families go for help dealing with the weather.... — Updated 8/15/2012


Church Activities

Community Baptist Community Baptist Church will have Homecoming Sunday, Aug. 19. The singers will be Victory Strings, a bluegrass gospel group. Rev. Claude Nicholson will preach. Pastor Paul Raines invites everyone to bring a... — Updated 8/15/2012


Church Celebrates 100 Years

Glade Creek Baptist Church, under the pastorialship of Rev. David C. Suber, commemorated its 100th Anniversary Sunday, Aug. 5 at the church located on Glade Creek Road in Pisgah... — Updated 8/15/2012


News of Organizations

Democratic Party The Executive Committee of the Transylvania County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Transylvania County Democratic Party Headquarters locate... — Updated 8/15/2012


Happy 90th Birthday, Guis!

Guis Siniard and his family will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. He was born Aug. 24, 1922. Light refreshments will be served from 2 until 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall of St. Timothy United Methodist... — Updated 8/15/2012


Local Riders Compete At State 4-H Horse Show – Transylvania County NC

Five 4-H horse club members from Transylvania County competed in the NC State 4-H Horse Show in Raleigh July 11-15. To participate, each rider and horse combination had to qualify at the West District 4-H Show in May. The riders... — Updated 8/15/2012


Welcome Back

Brevard Academy students change classes during the first day of school Wednesday morning. This is Brevard Academy’s 14th year of operation at the facilities of Brevard Music... — Updated 8/15/2012

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

BHS Now A 1:1 Computing School — Transylvania County, N.C.

The beginning of a fresh school year means new classes, new teachers and for students at Brevard High School, new technology. This year will be Brevard High’s first operating as... — Updated 8/15/2012

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Getting Students In The Saddle — Transylvania County, N.C.

A new equestrian program at Keystone Camp gives middle- and high-school students from all over western North Carolina the chance to compete in regional events, improve their... — Updated 8/15/2012


Law and Order – Transylvania County NC

Felony Arrests On Aug. 14, Jeremy David McKinney, 29, of Brevard, was arrested and charged with one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Bond was set at $10,000 secured. McKinney allegedly... — Updated 8/15/2012


Helen Jane Nelon Nelson

Helen Jane Nelon Nelson, 82, of Lake Lure, N.C., passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. She was born in Transylvania County. A graduate of Lake Lure High School in May of 1948, and from Edney Commercial College in April 1959, she... — Updated 8/15/2012


Alfred Randall O’Shields

Alfred Randall O’Shields, 58, of Inman, S.C., passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his residence. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Alfred Burt “Peanut” O’Shields. A brother, David Allen... — Updated 8/15/2012


George White Loftis

George White Loftis, 62, of Brevard, 62, passed away after a long illness Aug. 9, 2012, at Heartland of Tamarac, Fla. Previously, he lived in Weston, Fla., with his long-time, deeply loved partner and best friend, Barbara Fireman.... — Updated 8/15/2012


Randall Coleman

Randall Coleman, 64, of Brevard, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Brevard. A native and former resident of Pisgah Forest, he was a son of the late Oscar and Vernice Camp Coleman. He... — Updated 8/15/2012


Dorothy “Dot” McCrary Case

Dorothy McCrary Case, known to most as Dot, passed away at Tore’s Home in Brevard, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. A life-long resident of Transylvania County, she was born in Little River to the late Virgil and Ida McCrary. She was also... — Updated 8/15/2012


Selma Morgan Hunter

Selma Morgan Hunter, 100, of Brevard, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Porter and Ellen (Justus) Morgan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in... — Updated 8/15/2012


James “Garrett” Buchanan

James “Garrett” Buchanan, 41, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. He was the son of the late Eugene Buchanan and Linda Griffin. He is survived by his wife, Amy;... — Updated 8/15/2012

 By John Lanier    News

Aldermen Concerned About Road’s Condition — Rosman, N.C.

A deteriorating road and unkempt trailer park were the main topics of concern at the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night. Alderman Walter “Chub” Pettit said Junior Chappell Road is about to cave in and needs to be... — Updated 8/15/2012

 By Eric Crews    News

Decision Delayed On GroWNC — Transylvania County, N.C.

Citing a need to further educate themselves on a possible connection between GroWNC and Agenda 21, county commissioners decided Monday to delay their vote on whether to withdraw from the GroWNC consortium. GroWNC is a... — Updated 8/15/2012

 By Eric Crews    News

Children In Foster Care Increasing – Brevard, N.C.

Following a 156 percent increase in the number of Transylvania County youth in foster care in the last year, Monday night the commissioners voted unanimously to fund an additional temporary child welfare worker for the county’s... — Updated 8/15/2012


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