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Youth Summer Reading Program Begins June 8 – Brevard NC

Beginning June 8, children and teenagers from birth to 18 can rise to the reading challenge with this year’s summer reading incentive program “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” at the Transylvania County Library. A key goal of... — Updated 6/6/2016

 By Corey Gafnea    Education

Our Children Need To Go Outside And Play

“Go play outside and don’t come home until I call you for dinner.” If you were a child in the sixties or seventies, I imagine this was one of the most common phrases overheard in the endless summers of our youth. Whether... — Updated 6/6/2016


Transylvanians In College

Appalachian State University Laura Brookshire graduated from Appala-chian State University on May 14, where she earned two master degrees: Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies with... — Updated 6/6/2016


Applicants Sought For Tinsley Journalism Scholarship – Transylvania County NC

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism Scholarship, to be awarded for the 2016/2017 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the... — Updated 6/6/2016


Connestee Falls Scholars Become Local Teachers – Connestee Falls NC

(Twenty-nine years, more than $800,000 raised and more than 500 scholarships awarded. Quite a history of success for the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program. But what about... — Updated 6/6/2016


NTHS Inducts 54 New Members – Transylvania County NC

As a dare, Leca Chapman, signed up for Agricultural Production classes when she was a student at Rosman High School. Today, speaking as director of Career and Technical Education (C... — Updated 6/6/2016


Cradle Of Forestry Hosts Free Outdoor Activities On National Get Outdoors Day– Pisgah Forest NC

The Cradle of Forestry in America will celebrate National Get Outdoors Day, June 11, with outdoor skills demonstrations, activities and crafts. Admission to the site and all activities are free. The National Get Out-doors Day... — Updated 6/6/2016


Living As A Boy To Avoid The Taliban

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Cussler, Clive and Boyd Morrison. “The Emperor’s Revenge: an Oregon Files Adventure.” A bank heist during the Monaco Grand Prix wipes out the... — Updated 6/6/2016


Transylvania Handcrafters Guild Hosts Show June 10-11 – Brevard NC

Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild have been busy preparing their new creations and to present new members to the guild. The show will take place Friday, June 10, and Saturday,... — Updated 6/6/2016


Soil And Water District Hosts Awards Banquet – Transylvania County NC

Chairman Dick Bragg and Jeff Parker with area 1 third place Envirothon high school award recipients: "Nature Centars:" Advisors Maura Brouwer and Sara Cathey with team members:... — Updated 6/6/2016


Soil And Water District Hosts Awards Banquet – Transylvania County NC

Around 90 people gathered in the Rogow Room of the library to attend the Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District's (SWCD) annual appreciation and awards banquet. The... — Updated 6/6/2016


The Outdoors Calendar

Monday June 6 Beginner Mountain Bike Ride. Take a guided ride through DuPont with Sycamore Cycles. Beginner friendly. Check the Sycamore Cycles Facebook page for more information. Ride starts at 6 p.m. Monday Night Social Road Ride... — Updated 6/6/2016

 By Kevin Howell    Outdoors

Children In The Outdoors Cutting The Electronic Leash

When I was growing up in Transylvania County, it was common for me to leave the house at lunch with a friend and walk or ride our bikes to the French Broad River or Cathey's Creek... — Updated 6/6/2016


Crone Golf Team Competes In Vision Tournament

Members of the Crone Custom Home team recently competed in the 13th annual VISION Transylvania golf tournament held at Connestee Falls. The tournament was a fundraiser for VISION,... — Updated 6/6/2016


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