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Project Grants For Regional Artists Are Now Available

The Arts Council of Henderson County is teaming up with the Arts Councils from Transylvania County and Haywood County to offer artist grant applications to professional artists, writers, poets, musicians, storytellers, and more, under the North...

 

""Gypsy"" Plays At Hendersonville Little Theatre

The fourth production of Hendersonville Little Theatre's current season will be the musical "Gypsy." A popular and enduring favorite, the musical is loosely based on the life of Gypsy Rose Lee. "Gypsy" features Rose, the supremely pushy stage...

 

BC Hosts ' The Bottle's Blue Eye'

On Friday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in Spiers Gallery in the Sims Art Center, Brevard College will host an opening reception for Barbara and Bob Ray's art exhibit entitled "The Bottle's Blue Eye." Both...

 

'The Asheville Shakesperience' Returns To Montford Park

The Montford Park Players, North Carolina's Longest Running Shakespeare Festival, presents a return of "The Asheville Shakesperience," a fun-filled evening of the very best scenes of Shakespeare, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. The...

 

Balsam Range Play At WCU

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Sept. 2, for a bluegrass concert featuring Western North Carolina's own Balsam Range on stage at Western Carolina University's Fine and Performing Arts Center. The band of...

 

Pencil Drawing Class Planned

Rose Haynes of Land of Waterfalls Art Gallery will be teaching a pencil drawing class starting Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. This will be for all those who want to learn how to draw with graphite and colored pencils. The techniques taught will...

 

Dillion To Exibit In England

Doris Dillon, Brevard artist has been invited to exhibit at Oxford University, England at the World Forum, August 28 to September. She was recently appointed U.S. Ambassador to World Forum with...

 

Local Concert To Benefit Midwest Flood Victims

The "Out of the Mud" concert to benefit flood victims in the Midwest will be held this weekend, Aug. 30-31, at the Blue Ridge Corn Maze on Everett Road in Pisgah Forest. The concert is free to the public. All proceeds and donations at the concert...

 

TC Arts Offers Oil Painting Class For Serious Beginners

Calling all oil painters: local artist Virginia Pendergrass, in partnership with the Transylvania Community Arts Council, will offer a two-day workshop for beginning oil painters that will focus on...

 

Births In Transylvania

Lacy Rebekah Sachsenmaier David and Margaret Sachsenmaier, of Brevard are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lacy Rebekah Sachsenmaier, born on Aug. 20, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard. She weighed 8 pounds and 14...

 

Engagement Announced

Kristin Marie Stephenson and Terrial Patrick Parker proudly announce their engagement. The bride elect is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O'Brien, of Washington, Pa. The groom elect is...

 

50th Anniversary

Joe and Jean Plemmons, of Little River will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31. They were married on Aug. 30, 1958, in Greenville, S.C. They have one son, Garry (Tank) Plemmons,...

 

Petit Marries Shelton

Erica Shane Petit, of Rosman and Leon Jason Shelton, of Lake Toxaway, were united in marriage on June 21, 2008 at North Toxaway Baptist Church in Lake Toxaway. The Reverend Charles Shelton, of Hayesvi...

 

Hill Marries Hunter

Crystal Lee Hill, of Pisgah Forest and Christopher Mark Hunter, of Lancaster, S.C. were united in marriage on July 21, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Reverend Richard Martin...

 

Young Murder Case Warrants Made Public

Two bloody footprints and DNA evidence are among the details described in search warrants made public last week in the 2006 murder case of Brevard native Jason Young's 29-year-old pregnant wife, Michelle. The warrants stem from Feb. 14 of this year...

 

Humane Society: Business As Usual

After a recent breaking and entering, the Humane Society Thrift Shop was afraid it may have to close it doors. But the store's manager, Melissa Wilson, said a thief would not get the best of them. "We are not going to let a breaking and entering shut...

 

Carl Mumpower Pledges To Fight Until The End

Carl Mumpower, the Republican candidate challenging U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler in November, knows he's facing an uphill battle. But that doesn't mean he's going down without a fight. Mumpower, a...

 

GloomyFirst Day Back At School

It's back to school for Transylvania County students, including these Rosman Elementary students. (Times photo by Lenora Moody)...

 

Brevard College Students Move Back In

The parking lots outside the dormitories at Brevard College are beginning to fill up, and students can be found at the college bookstore picking up textbooks for fall classes. It's almost time for...

 

Mildred Tinsley Williams

Mildred Tinsley Williams, 81, of Brevard, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 at her residence. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late C.E. Tinsley, Sr. and Adele Flynn Tinsley and...

 

Jonny Wayne McCall

Johnny Wayne McCall, 56, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 at Park Ridge Hospital. He was a native of Transylvania County and a son of Beulah McCall of Pisgah Forest and the late Ed McCall, Jr. Surviving in addition to his mother...

 

Hershel Sheldon Elam

Hershel Sheldon Elam, 86, of Mills River, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 at his home. Born in Haysi, Va., he was the son of the late Charles Benton Elam and Winnie Elizabeth Puckett Elam. His brothers, Cyril Fayne Elam and Charles Benton Elam, Jr.,...

 

Robert Thomas Edgar

Robert Thomas Edgar, 91, died on Aug. 17, 2008 at his home in Brevard, surrounded by loving friends and family. Born in Bethany, La., in 1917, son of Howard F. Edgar and Alice Trosper Edgar, Bob Edgar was the youngest of four children. Bob graduated...

 

Rosman Tigers Make Asheville School 'Blue'

By Scotty Ruff Sports Writer Going into the 2008 season second year coach Brian Bailey was expected to show off his new spread offensive look. Many Tiger fans believed that the new system would be...

 

Lady Blue Devils Defeat Tuscola 3-0

They say good things happen in threes — three games, three wins for the Lady Blue Devils. Brevard improved to 3-0 overall with a 3-0 win over 3-A Tuscola Wednesday night. The Lady Blue Devils...

 

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