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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...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    August 10, 2017

Person Injured At Waterfall

The condition of the person who fell Monday from Triple Falls waterfall in DuPont State Recreational Forest is unknown. Officials cited confidentiality laws for the lack of information. “We got the call about 12:30 p.m. (on Monday),” said Bruce...

 

Pisgah Center Hosting Free Programs Through August

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels in August. The workshops are open on a first-come, first-serve basis. In addition to...

 

Faust To Discuss Lightning Bugs And Fireflies At County Library - Brevard, NC

Blue ghost fireflies have captured the attention of locals and visitors alike over the past few years. Their popularity brings hundreds to areas like DuPont State Recreational Forest each May. But they aren’t the only fireflies inhabiting the...

 

DuPont Wildflowers, Waterfalls Inspire Book

It wasn't just the colors, shapes and diversity of the many wildflowers blossoming in the DuPont State Recreational Forest that inspired Rosemarie Knoll's book, "Wildflowers and Waterfalls of DuPont...

 

Hike To Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower Saturday

Join Conserving Carolina Saturday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. for a hike to Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower. The Fryingpan Mountain lookout tower is one of the tallest in western North Carolina, standing...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Sunday, July 9, the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at both morning worship services. Keith Thompson’s message will be, “The Problem with Patches.” Special music for the worship services...

 

Everyone Pointing To Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse - Brevard, NC

Communities in the zone of totality for the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 will experience an amazing phenomenon: stars being visible overhead in the middle of the afternoon. It's just one...

 

Picturing The Past: Carney Recorded Much Of DuPont's History

One of the document collections in the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room at the Transylvania County Library looks at the history of the area that is today DuPont State Recreational Forest. The late...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    June 26, 2017

Officials React To Proposed State Budget

As of this morning, the Republican-controlled N.C. Legislature’s roughly $23 billion budget faces a likely veto from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and an equally likely override from lawmakers. Cooper and most fellow Democrats have attacked the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 15, 2017

Dog Bite Victim Left With Hefty Bill-Brevard NC

Brevard College graduate Travis Wireback was running on the North Slope Trail last week when he came up on a hiker with two dogs on what he said were “broken retractable leashes.” Wireback said that one of the dogs bit him on the knee as he...

 
 By Park Baker    News    June 5, 2017

Ranger Discusses Waterfall Safety - Brevard, NC

There is a direct correlation between gender and age when it comes to mistakes being made while exploring waterfalls, according to DuPont State Recreational Forest Supervisor Jason Guidry. Young men, he said, put themselves in more danger than the...

 

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