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Partisan Board Election Coming

Filing for the May 8 primaries begins Feb. 12 and will include for the first time partisan elections for the Transylvania County Board of Education. As previously reported, in 2016 Chris Whitmire, then state representative for District 113, which...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 11, 2018

State Accepts Land Donation For DuPont

On Tuesday, the state officially accepted a property donation that will see DuPont State Recreational Forest grow by 753 acres this year. The late Charles Pickelsimer gifted the parcel to the state...

 

Frozen

Spectacular ice images could be found throughout the county this weekend thanks to bone-chilling freezing temperatures....

 

Freezing Temperatures Create Spectacular Views

The freezing temperatures turned the county's rivers, creeks and waterfalls into winter wonderlands....

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (January - March)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JANUARY •John Johnson would have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (April - June)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. APRIL •Brevard was selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (July - September)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JULY •Sandy Blythe was sentenced to roughly six to eight years in prison after she...

 

Barkwells Opens Second Location In WNC - Pisgah Forest, NC

Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat, announces the opening of a second location near Brevard. Barkwells' luxury, dog-centric vacation rental home community has been attracting two and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 7, 2017

Mountain Bikers, Equestrians React To Fee Proposal

Mountain bikers and equestrians could soon be required to pay user fees to use the trails in Pisgah National Forest, according to Dave Casey, head ranger for the Pisgah Ranger district. The proposals were announced during the most recent Transylvania...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 27, 2017

Mountain Bikers Could Face User Fees - Pisgah Forest, NC

Pisgah National Forest head ranger Dave Casey announced proposals for user fees for both mountain bikers and equestrians during the most recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. The proposal comes after further budget cuts and...

 

Ridgeline Closings Scheduled

Ridgeline trail in DuPont State Recreational Forest will closed today through Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. according the staff at DuPont. The trail will be closed again on Dec 1, 8, 11,...

 

Mountain Roots Leads Field Trip For BA 8th Graders

Calm. Safe. Serene. Peaceful. These are some of the words that Brevard Academy middle school students used to describe how they feel when they are in nature. On Oct. 19, eighth grade students spent...

 

Everyday Education: Forests And Parks, Our Partners In Education

By Betsy Burrows Every Sunday afternoon from one to three o’clock, three Brevard College students training in music education can be found in the art room at Schenck Job Corps teaching music to interested Job Corps students. Together they...

 

Information Kiosks Now At Sliding Rock, Gorges

New informational kiosks created by the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) were recently installed at Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest and the entrance to the Gorges State P...

 

Guidry To Speak To Pisgah Sierra Club

The Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club welcomes Jason Guidry, forest supervisor at DuPont State Recreational Forest, on Oct. 26. Guidry will present an overview of DuPont State Recreational Forest,...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 19, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage Report is brought to you by Rocky's Grill and Soda Shop & by Rocky's Corner Market Leaf Report Fall colors are expected to be vibrant this weekend along the Blue Ridge Par... Full story

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 19, 2017

Peaks And Creeks Brewery Setting Up In Lumberyard - Brevard, NC

A new brewery, Transylvania County's fourth, is located at the Brevard Lumberyard. Jon Bowman and Tracy Walker are the owners of Peaks and Creeks Brewing. Mountain bike trails and the right location...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 16, 2017 - Brevard, NC

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to your by Steve Owen & Associates and Rockin' Bowl Leaf Report The cooler temperatures this week should increase fall color development. But Howard...

 

Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 12, 2017 - Brevard, NC

Leaf Report The fall color can still best be viewed along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the higher elevations. Autumn colors can also be see in DuPont State Recreational Forest this week. The rain from... Full story

 

Conserving Carolina Director To Speak To Historical Society - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Historical Society invites the public to attend their Annual Meeting on Nov. 7 at Lola’s at the Old Hickory House in Brevard. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner. A short business meeting will follow and then there...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 18, 2017

Public Land Managers Warn Of Dangers After Hurricane Irma

After the remnants of Hurricane Irma brought heavy rain and winds last week, local public land managers warn that while in the woods visitors should take extra precaution about downed trees on trails and be on the lookout for trees and limbs hanging...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 11, 2017

'Friends' Of Public Lands Share Project Plans

A nod to the volunteers who dedicate their free time to local public lands took place at Friday’s Transylvania Natural Resources Council meeting, the first after a summer hiatus. The council is a group of public land managers, concerned citizens...

 

Ads Will Highlight Those Who Improve Natural, Cultural Resources - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) has developed a new advertising campaign that celebrates the organizations and businesses that work to protect and enhance the county’s natural, cultural and artistic resources. “We are...

 

Local Camp Provides Enriching Experiences - Brevard, NC

It's lunch time at Gwynn Valley Camp. About 220 campers are situated around large, round tables in the newly constructed dining hall. Each table has a counselor who acts as the head of the table, serv...

 

Plenty Of Things Planned To Celebrate Solar Eclipse - Brevard, NC

As Transylvania County is one of the few counties in North Carolina that will be in the “zone of totality” for the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, there are a number of events planned to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event. The Pisgah...

 

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