The Transylvania Times -

John Mitchell Named 'Boss Of The Year'

Glancing Back

 

Last updated 1/25/2021 at 3:09pm



The following briefs are from the Thursday, Jan. 28, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times.

The proposed State Zoological Park was the program topic at the last regular meeting of the Brevard Rotary Club. The speaker was James Gaither, a member of the club who is also on the site Selection Committee for the proposed zoo. Gaither was also appointed on the Advisory Board of the Zoo by former governor, Dan K. Moore. Gaither said the committee is now considering five sites, which meet the requirements.

_______________

Strong winds, gusting to 50 miles an hour, brought the Arctic cold wave into Transylvania County late Tuesday, Jan. 26. Garbage cans were blown everywhere, TV antennas were damaged and yards were filled with tree limbs. The huge plate glass window of Rice Furniture Company at the corner of West Main and North Caldwell streets also fell victim to the high winds and was blown out by the strong gusts.

_______________

“Boss of the Year,” John R. Mitchell, was honored by the Brevard Jaycees at their 24th Annual DSA Banquet Friday, Jan. 22. Mitchell, president of Mitchell-Bissell Company of Rosman, was cited for his outstanding managerial abilities and his cooperative efforts in aiding the Jaycees in several of their projects by allowing his employees time off to participate in Jaycee activities.

_______________

The Veterans Admini-stration today announced that estimated expenditures for North Carolina for fiscal 1970 totaled $211,021,783, of which $713,960 was for Transylvania County. The bulk of the money was $131,721,221 in disability compensation and pension payments for N.C. veterans - $559,815 for Transyl-vania County veterans.

_______________

Little Miss Ea Hayes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Hayes, celebrated her first birthday on Sunday, Jan. 24, with a big family party at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. She received many nice gifts and had a real big time.

_______________

The 4-H County Champion Project winners were recognized at the annual 4-H Achievement Program at the Transyl-vania County Courthouse. The theme for the awards program was “Today’s 4-H Youth – Tomorrow’s Leaders.” The girl county winners were Beth Burdette, Ruth Jones, Rita Skerrett, Rhonda Allison, Marie Hooper, Anita Winchester, Ameran Skerrett and Beth Walker. The boy county winners were Dale Reese, Ken McCoy, Timothy McCall, John Summey, Tommy Hooper, Garland Blythe, John Hunter, Mark Burdette, Frank Summey, Randall Pierson, David Holden and Frankie Purser.

_______________

Gayle E. Ramsey, a local attorney, will be ordained and installed in the office of deacon in the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Jan. 31. He was elected by the congregation in September 1970.

_______________

For Rent: 3-bedroom, furnished house $125; 3-bedroom, unfurnished house $87.50; 3-bedroom apartment $75; 1-bedroom cottage $65. Call Jimmy Gaither, realtor.

Rooms For Rent: Rooms by week with TV and phone, $15 and $20 per week. Colonial Motel.

_______________

Nice 5 or 6-acre tract. Two streams, springs, beautifully wooded. $2,050.00.

Three acres of woodland adjoining Hidden Valley Development on Williamson Creek Road. $3,500.

Glen Cannon Country Club, 4-bedroom home located on No. 6 fairway with outstanding view across golf course with mountains to the west. $47,500.

Morgan Heights – 3-bedroom split-level home, fireplace in living room, large family room, 2-car garage, exceptional view of Pisgah Mountain range. $39,500.

_______________

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 02/14/2021 16:28