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TRH Is An Asset

While on vacation, I developed a serious medical condition which recently required a four-day stay in the intensive care unit of the local hospital. From the time we called 911 for transport until I was discharged, I was very well cared for both...

 

Elect McMinn

We must elect Lee McMinn to the Transyl-vania County Commission. I have heard Lee speak enough to know that he has the vision and determination we need to bring new businesses and jobs to this county. He is committed to a new level of coordination...

 

Maxie Aiken Chapman

Maxie Aiken Chapman, 90, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Mitch and Levia Aiken and was the wife of the late J.D. Chapman. She was also preceded in death by her siblings,...

 

Ann Hardy

Ann Hardy passed away unexpectantly at her home in Newport, Richie, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Alexis; father, Jim Hardy; uncle, Hal Cartwright PhD, of Brevard, where she had lived for 12 years. Her parents were Dr. John...

 

Billie Eugene Johnson

Billie Eugene Johnson, 78, of Penrose, traveled to that beautiful land Sunday, Oct. 05, 2014, a beautiful “uncloudy” day with the skies over the pines in Penrose opening to receive him. He left us after a brief illness at The Elizabeth House,...

 

Wanda Lynn Metcalf

Wanda Lynn Metcalf, 51, of Brevard, passed away Oct. 2, 2014, at her home on Becky Mountain. Born July 14, 1963, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Frances Ball, and Kathleen Golden Ball. Her...

 

Legal Notices For October 9, 2014

ADVERTISEMENT FOR TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SILVERMONT MANSION WALKING TRAIL 364 EAST MAIN STREET BREVARD, NC Notice is hereby given that Transylvania County is soliciting proposals for the SILVERMONT MANSION WALKING TRAIL in... Full story

 

AAUW Program Highlights The Mediation Center – Brevard NC

The program for this month’s AAUW meeting will focus on The Mediation Center and its work. The meeting will be held Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (across from Ingles) at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The...

 

Happy 90th Birthday!

Gaynell Shook Mathis, of Brevard, will celebrate her 90th birthday, Oct. 9, 2014. Born in Jackson County, she is a loving mother and a wonderful grandmother. Her children, grandchildren,...

 

News of Organizations

Beekeeping Club The Transylvania Beekeeping Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Community Service Center in Brevard. This will be the last meeting of the year. They will have an end of year wrap up. All beekeepers,...

 

Church Activities – Transylvania County

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian For the tenth consecutive year, the colorful “Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan” ceremony will take place Sunday, Oct. 12 at both the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church at 249...

 

Area Methodists Give A Great Day Of Service – Brevard NC

Brevard High School Principal Jason Ormsby was overwhelmed by all the work done inside and outside the high school on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Great Day of Service involved 175 people ranging in age...

 

TCSEF Announces 2015 Grant Applications – Brevard NC

Applications are open through Oct. 29, 2014, for the 2015 mini-grant awards from the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF). For the first time ever, the foundation has over...

 

BES To Hold Fall Festival – Brevard NC

Brevard Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be a inflatables, face painting, dunk tank, balloon artist, crafts, fun prizes and entertainment. A raffle will include such prizes as...

 

Knights To Hold Blood Drive Monday – Brevard NC

The next Knights of Columbus blood drive is Monday, Oct. 13, from noon to 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brevard. Giving blood takes less than an hour and is a way of giving life to those in need. Calls will be made...

 

Grand Re-Opening To Show Off Remodeling – Rosman NC

The Tiger Town Thrift Store in Rosman welcomes everyone to their grand re-opening celebration Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Come enjoy re-freshments while shopping and meet the new manager...

 
 By Jane Wrath    Arts    October 9, 2014

Book Sale Oct. 11-18 To Fund Numerous Library Programs – Brevard NC

By Jane Warth Garrison Keillor, famous radio personality, has said, “A book is a gift you can open again and again.” For all your upcoming gift giving needs, the Friends of the Library annual used book sale is coming soon. Put Oct. 11-18 on your...

 

BC Choirs Present Fall Choral Concert – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Choirs will present its annual fall choral concert Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Porter Center for the Performing Arts. The program will feature a wide variety of music, from Haydn to modern arrangements of Celtic and...

 

Paws For Celebration Artist: Lorraine Skala

This is one of a series profiles on artists participating in the Paws for Celebration scavenger hunt and auction. Twenty local artists have donated art to be auctioned off November 15 during a...

 

BC Students Perform With Asheville Lyric Opera – Brevard NC

Last week, several Brevard College music majors performed alongside nationally renowned singers for the Asheville Lyric Opera’s fall production of “Die Fledermaus,” presented at the Diana Wortham Theater. All four students – Rachel Anthony,...

 

Rose, Williams Bookend Weekend Of Performances – Brevard NC

A variety of musical performances will be held at 185 King Street in Brevard this weekend. On Friday, Oct. 10, Alexa Rose will give a free performance for members and the general public. Rose has a vo...

 

Zimmerman To Discuss Fall And Winter Plantings – Brevard NC

Transylvania County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers invite the public to join them for a presentation by Kathy Zimmerman, on the topic, “Plantings for Fall and Winter Interest.” Participants will learn about plants that can be used to bring...

 

Lady Blue Devils Corral Lady Mustangs 3-0 – Brevard NC

The Lady Blue Devils controlled all three games of a 3-0 victory against visiting Smoky Mountain Tuesday night in WNC Athletic Conference volleyball action. Brevard won by scores of 25-17, 25-14 and...

 

Johnson To Play At Market

Playing rockin' blues and everyone's favorites, local musician Howie Johnson will be playing at the Transylvania Farmers Market this Saturday morning, Oct. 11....

 

Tornado Soccer, Volleyball Drop Two Contests Each – Brevard NC

The Brevard women’s soccer team fell to regionally-ranked Lincoln Memorial University, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at LMU Soccer Complex in South Atlantic Conference (SAC) action. With the loss, the Tornados fall to 3-7 overall and 1-4 in SAC play...

 

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