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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...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Commu-nity Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

Guest Column: Making The Transition To Middle School

Have you ever wondered what the transition to middle school is like in the eyes of a sixth grader? As a former Rosman Elementary student, middle school is known as “moving across the river.” This phrase comes from the French Broad River...

 

Rosman Senior Students Spend A Day In Service - Rosman, NC

The annual tradition of Senior Service Day is a chance to instill in Rosman High School students the idea of helping others. On Oct. 3., 73 students and seven adults worked at seven different...

 

Many Participate During The 'Great Day Of Service'

Volunteers from Brevard First United Methodist Church (FUMC), English Chapel, Rosman United Methodist Church, Lowes, Brevard College employees, and some students and faculty from Rosman Middle and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 9, 2017

High Winds Knockout Power

High winds from tropical storm Nate moved into Transylvania County Sunday, causing power outages as a result of trees taking out power lines. “At the height of the outage, we started getting calls in yesterday afternoon from primarily outages from...

 

MountainTrue And Asheville Design Center To Merge

MountainTrue, an environmental nonprofit serving western North Carolina, and the Asheville Design Center (ADC) today announced that the two organizations will merge effective October 1, 2017. As a result of the merger, Asheville Design Center will...

 

CMLC And PAC Join To Become Conserving Carolina

After many months of hard work, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC and Pacolet Area Conservancy (PAC) have announced they have consolidated and are now Conserving Carolina. The neighboring land...

 

Guest Column: French Broad River: Conservation Perspective

For many years, I have heard discussions about the pros and cons of surrounding land uses and their impacts upon the French Broad River and the quality of water, the stability of the river, and how the river should be managed. These discussions...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Again this Sunday, donations for hurricane victims will be collected, along with our monthly Five Cents a Meal offering. Keith Thompson’s message for the morning will be, “The Hard Truth about Forgiveness.”...

 

Legal Notices for September 11, 2017

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 12 CVS 434 NOTICE OF JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE SALE Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for GSAMP 2002-HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certificates,... Full story

 

French Broad Dinner Cruise Enjoyed By All

Free Rein Center board members recently served eight lucky winners appetizers, wine and a delicious dinner on the deck at The Duckpond Pottery after the group enjoyed an hour long "cruise" on the Fren...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 4, 2017

Discussion Focuses On French Broad River

Tom Adams said that in the 1870s the French Broad River was dredged 26 miles, starting within the Brevard city limits and heading downstream, to help barges with the transportation of logs and produce to Asheville and beyond. The project was...

 

Parker Picked As Veterans Group's President

Pisgah Forest resident Joe J. Parker has been selected by the 8,000-member Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) to serve as the organization's 41st national president. The Transylvania County native...

 

Ranger To Discuss Protecting Homes From Wildfire Sept. 7

Transylvania County Ranger Frank (Buster) Rogers will speak on "Protecting Your Home from Wildfires" at the Discover Natural Transylvania program in the Transylvania County Library Rogow Room on...

 

Great Residents

On Aug. 19 an old woman decided it would be great fun to join the younger folks in a canoe trip down the French Broad River. With 50 plus years since my last canoeing effort perhaps that was not my best decision. I climbed in full of enthusiasm, the...

 

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...

 

News of Organizations

Sierra Club On Thursday evening, Aug. 24, the Pisgah Group of the North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club will host a presentation by one of its members working in the Group's Water Quality Initiati...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Whoever said, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never harm me,” was clueless. Words can hurt, but they can also heal. Come Sunday to hear Keith Thompson’s message on “The Taming of the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 17, 2017

Rivers Eligible To Be 'Wild, Scenic'

Many local residents will remember the push to save the Horsepasture River from a proposed hydroelectric facility that began in 1984. The river flows into Transylvania County as it heads towards Lake Jocassee, dropping 1,700 feet over a stretch of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 13, 2017

Aging Fish Hatchery Earmarked For Improvements - Pisgah Forest, NC

Numbers don't lie. Trout fishing is big business in western North Carolina. Statewide, trout fishing has a $384 million economic impact, according to a study published in 2015 for the North Carolina...

 

Public Invited To Historic Chestnut Hill

High on a hill overlooking the floodplain of the French Broad River Valley stands Chestnut Hill, one of the most beautiful historic homes in the area. It is also one of the rare remaining examples of...

 

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