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College Faculty Art Exhibition Opens

The Brevard College Art Department Faculty exhibition will open Friday, Jan. 25 and the public is cordially invited to attend the opening reception. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Spiers Gallery of the Sims Art Center. Exhibiting faculty...

 

Irish Poet To Teach Workshop

Visiting poet Adrian Rice will teach a class for beginning and experienced writers on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information on shaping and polishing one's poems will be given, and up to three poems may be brought to the class for...

 

Cecil Bothwell To Sign Books

Due to inclement weather on Saturday, Highland Books announces that the booksigning with Ashville author, Cecil Bothwell, has been postponed to this Saturday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m. Bothwell is the author of "The Prince of War: Billy Graham's Crusade...

 

Jose´White String Quaretet To Perform In Asheville

The Asheville Chamber Music Series presents its first concert of 2008 on Jan. 25, with the José White String Quartet. Concerts take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, on the corner of Charlotte Street and Edwin Place. Named...

 

Guerrilla Divas To Perform

On Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. the Transylvania Community Arts Council will play host to the Guerrilla Divas. They are a unique blend of classically-trained musicians reviving the spirit of the Vaudeville tradition. This Valentine themed cabaret will feature th...

 

Hendersonville Little Theater To Open With'Chapter Two'

"Chapter Two," Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical comedy, opens Hendersonville Little Theatre's 2008 season on March 7. The play is a fine blend of laughter and heartache. George Schneider, a writer whose wife has died, returns home from a few...

 

Four Local Writers To Offer Courses At Brevard College

Four area writers will teach courses in the CreekSide program at Brevard College. The courses are offered under the auspices of the Office of Community Education and feature different subject matter and diverse teaching styles. "Writing with Spirit"...

 

Andion Piano Concert Set For Feb.3

On Sunday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m., the Andion Piano Trio will present a concert of chamber music at First United Methodist Church in Brevard. Performers for the concert will be Donna Nagey Robertson,...

 

Guice Weds Smith

Lindsey Brooke Guice, of Brevard and William Spencer Smith, II, of Brevard, were married on Aug. 11, 2007 at the Amphitheatre at Transylvania Library in an outdoor ceremony in Brevard. The Rev. Butch...

 

End Possibly In Sight For Ecusta Lawsuit

More than five years after the RFS Ecusta plant closed and went into bankruptcy, Angela Elliott believes former employees are closer than they've ever been to receiving money from a lawsuit. A settlement has been reached, and if approved, after an...

 

Jeff Duvall Announces Plans To Run For Board

Local pharmacist and former County Commissioner Jeff Duvall has announced plans to seek a fourth term on the Board, according to a press release. "Transylvania County has reached a crossroads," said...

 

Former Banker, Community Leader Joe Orr Dies

Joe Evan Orr, a Connestee Falls resident and a longtime community leader in Brevard and Hendersonville, has died at the age of 72. He passed away Saturday at Transylvania Community Hospital. A...

 

3 Dogs Found Poisend At Pound

An investigation into a possible local illegal dog fighting operation took a twist over the weekend when someone broke into the Animal Shelter on Ross Road and stole one pit bull and killed three others by poisoning them, according to the...

 

Murder Suspect Dead

A Transylvania County Jail inmate, waiting for his day in court on first-degree murder charges, died shortly after midnight Sunday just minutes after being transported to the Transylvania Community Hospital. David Wayne Hogsed, 45, a resident of...

 

King 'Brought People Together'

"Through the grace of God I no longer in Transylvania County have to report to the first floor of the hospital when we have to be hospitalized, or sit in a small cubicle in the doctor's office to...

 

Irene Bryant Autopsy Report Released

An autopsy report, only recently unsealed by the N.C. Medical Examiner's Office, showed that 84 year-old Irene Bryant might have tried to defend herself against her attacker. It was previously reporte...

 

Young Hispanics Find Hope On Soccer Field

After the antiimmigration rally, David Duke, the former grand wizard of the Klu Klux Klan and Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, had some fried chicken for lunch. To Paul Cua...

 

Claire Hamrick Brown

Claire Hamrick Brown, 57, of Cedar Mountain, a lifelong Christian, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Brown was born Jan. 27, 1950 in Shelby to the late O.V. and Beverly Hamrick. Brown was a musician...

 

Thomas S.Dillen

Thomas S. Dillen, of Brevard went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008. He was born June 24, 1935, the only child of Elizabeth Viola Dillen and Thomas Jerome Dillen of Des Moines, Iowa. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and...

 

Ammie ""Pat"" Harbin

Ammie "Pat" Harbin, 95, of Brevard, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late William Gray and Idabel Garrett Gray. She was also preceded in death by he...

 

David Wayne Hogsed

David Wayne Hogsed, 45, of Lake Toxaway, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008. He was a native of Transylvania County, and the son of the late Avery and Blanche Revis Hogsed. He was also...

 

Jane Patelids McJunkin

Jane Patelidas McJunkin, 71, of Brevard, died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008 in Brevard. She is survived by her husband, John E. McJunkin; a daughter and son-in-law, John and Cathy Cochelin, of Virginia; a son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Leigh Anne...

 

Grace H. Stubblefield

Grace H. Stubblefield, 91, of Rosman, went to Heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. A native of Habersham County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Greenberry and Hattie Ledbetter Hopper, and was the wife...

 

Jack Bennie Golden

Jack Bennie Golden, age 69, of Brevard went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 21, 2008. He was a native of Yancey County and the son of the late David and Georgia Miller Golden. Survivors include, his wife Joann Golden, of Brevard; two sons, Mark...

 

Joe Evan Orr

Joe Evan Orr, 72, of Connestee Falls, Brevard, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008 at Transylvania Community Hospital. Born in Hendersonville, he was the son of the late Evan Frank Orr and Martha Ola...

 

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