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Music Trivia Night To Benefit Childhood Cancer Group

Think you know music? Well, get a team together, pick out a catchy name and come out for music trivia night on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 6-9 p.m. at Ecusta Brewing Company. The event is a benefit for St. Baldrick’s of Transylvania County. St....

 

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

 

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

 

Shop Wild And Local

There's nothing like a few weeks of real North Carolina mountain winter weather to bring one's awareness back to necessity mode. As everyone buckles down for a while, just the sense of preparedness...

 

James Edward Austin

James Edward Austin, 88, of Pisgah Forest, was taken home by the angels Jan. 10, 2018. Born in Leicester, N.C., he was one of seven children of Walter and Docia Austin. The family moved to Transylvania County in 1944. He served in the Air Force for...

 

Right-Wing Propaganda

The Jan. 4 issue of The Transylvania Times included a guest editorial from Dan Way of the Carolina-Journal News Service. In his article, Way painted a glowing picture of the recently passed GOP tax bill, insisting that this “reform” bill...

 

Fact Check Required

With all due respect, which is more than Ms. Blevins gave me, she needs to be much better informed before quoting out of context. She needs to read my letter again to see that I mentioned early on that I was not defending men at all. As to the...

 

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Jan. 3 - Rosman, NC

Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) alert the public to the Quadrantid meteor shower in early January. Meteors result from particles of dust causing the atmosphere to glow as the particles enter the upper atmosphere of...

 

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...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (October - December)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. OCTOBER •The Transylvania County Historical Society announced completion of an...

 

2017: Not Your Typical Year

Locally, some years just seem to be an extension of the previous one with minor changes one would expect. However, 2017 was somewhat atypical. One series of highly atypical events occurred during a short span in July. One evening a Brevard youth was...

 

Church Activities

Brevard First UMC Brevard First United Methodist Church will have only one worship service this Sunday after Christmas, which is also New Year’s Eve, at 10 a.m. There is no Sunday school. Brevard First UMC offers chapel worship with Holy Communion...

 

A Short History Of American Forestry

By Adam DeWitte To dig into the history of what have become modern United States forestry practices is to reach back in time to an era of wealth, power, exploration and legacy. The very mention of...

 

Poaching Threatens Rare Plants And Animals

We entered Pisgah National Forest on U.S. 276 in Pisgah Forest, just like thousands of people do every year. I was travelling with a botanist and we had a very specific destination in mind. After a...

 

VFW Post 4309 Recognizes Good Citizenship Teachers

Every year, VFW Post 4309 accepts nominations from local schools to recognize outstanding teachers who help instill in their students the meaning of good citizenship. One elementary, middle, and high...

 

Warning: National Forest Roads Remain Hazardous

Motorists should be advised that many roads in the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests remain snow-covered and icy. Although temperatures have risen above freezing eliminating snow from most paved streets, this is not true for roads in the national...

 

Photos Capture County Covered In Snow, Impact

Snow brings fun and problems....

 

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...

 

Pia Maria Fehrenbacher Kalteis

Pia Maria Fehrenbacher Kalteis, 80, of Brevard passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Franz and Pia Hils Fehrenbacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kalteis and brother, Franz...

 
 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    December 4, 2017

Cradle Group Loses Forest Contract - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA), the concession vendor in charge of managing several sites in Pisgah National Forest, lost the bid for the contract, and effective Jan. 1, a new vendor, Pisgah Hospitality Partners, LLC, will...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    December 4, 2017

Davidson River Initial Attack Celebrates 10 Years - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Davidson River (DVR) Initial Attack program recently celebrated its 10th year with an anniversary celebration at the Cradle of Forestry. As part of the Schenck Job Corps, this advanced fire training program has been touching lives, giving...

 

Cyclocross Events Held Across The Country

Cyclocross racing is all about preparing – for the conditions, for the effort, and for the logistics of the season. After a myriad of states and several trips up and down the east coast, through...

 

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