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 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Daniel Ridge Loop & Toms Spring Falls

Spring officially begins this Thursday, and for many people that means it's time to dust off the hiking shoes and enjoy this recent pleasant weather from the trail. One excellent sp... — Updated 3/16/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Pancake Breakfast There will be a pancake breakfast Saturday, March 14, at the Cedar Mountain fire station. The menu will be pancakes (choc chip, blueberry and plain) and sausage, j... — Updated 3/12/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Plan Suggests Recreation Alternatives – Pisgah National Forest

Editor's Note: The story has been updated to reflect a correction. The original story incorrectly reported that hunting was not allowed in wilderness areas. The U.S. Forest Service... — Updated 2/21/2020


Brevard College Launches Nation's First Gravel Racing Cycling Team

Brevard College has become the first collegiate cycling program in the United States to launch the discipline of gravel racing to its offerings for student-athletes. Gravel racing, widely regarded as the fastest growing cycling... — Updated 2/19/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Brevard Residents Bring Riveter To Area – Mills River, NC

Anyone who's been to Sierra Nevada Brewery in Mills River recently has likely noticed the Riveter's construction – a massive 40,000-square-foot climbing gym, bike park and yoga... — Updated 2/10/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Brevard College Has Big Plans For Its Campus – Brevard, NC

Brevard College is going to look much different in the coming years, with the addition of several new buildings and expansions of existing ones, according to college officials... — Updated 2/3/2020


Ecusta Trail Is A No Brainer

It was heartening to read that there was some positive movement towards a hike/bike Ecusta rail to trail. I had heard that the Brevard area was a great destination for biking and hiking, so, after moving here several years ago, I... — Updated 1/27/2020


Blue Zones Aims For A Healthier Community – Brevard, NC

The environment, the people and policy are fundamental in creating a healthy community, according to the philosophy of the Blue Zones Project – Brevard (BZPB). And that’s where the BZPB team of Tammy Hopkins, Mark Burrows and... — Updated 1/24/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

TNRC Approves Resolution Supporting Ecusta Trail – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) recently voted on a resolution supporting the concept of the Ecusta Hike/Bike Trail, as well as to elect Stephanie Adams as the... — Updated 1/20/2020


Local Rider Makes Wintertime Biking A Ritual

Golden hour approaches as I motor through the French Broad River floodplain. Farms and railroads become a blur in the rear-view mirror. It's a brisk winter afternoon and I'm late... — Updated 1/6/2020


Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government... — Updated 12/31/2019


Woodward: Sediment The Top Pollutant – Transylvania County, NC

Sediment is the number one pollutant in North Carolina, according to Mitch Woodward from the N.C. Cooperative Extension. Woodward recently gave a presentation, “Small Scale Solutions to Protect Water Quality,” at a recent... — Updated 12/23/2019


Rosenwald News

Rosenwald community residents Elizabeth Pell and Howie Granat reported this week that they had already had Christmas. To explain, you may remember earlier in the year we shared... — Updated 12/18/2019

 By Matt McGregor    News

Paul Ray Named As City Of Brevard's Planning Director – Brevard, NC

Interim Planning Director Paul Ray dropped “interim” from his title Monday when he was sworn in as the city of Brevard’s planning director. “I feel honored to have been chosen as the new planning director,” Ray said in a... — Updated 11/21/2019


Popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge Returns

The popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge is back. Participants are invited to take on eight hikes, all on lands that Conserving Carolina has helped protect. The challenge will take hikers to new trails, dramatic views, famous... — Updated 10/23/2019


N.C. Wildlife Recommends Wearing Orange

Fall is here, and so is the hunting season. Many take to the woods this time of year to enjoy the brisk weather and fall foliage, and its important to be aware of hunting activity i... — Updated 10/21/2019

 By John Lanier    News

Academy To Consider Capping Enrollment In The Future – Brevard, NC

With enrollment at 424 students this year, the Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors last Wednesday evening discussed whether or not it should cap enrollment in the coming years. School Director Ted... — Updated 10/14/2019


Tornados Cycling Continues Dominance

The Brevard College cycling team continued its successful mountain biking season with multiple wins over the weekend at the King University MTB Race in Bristol, Va. The event... — Updated 10/2/2019


How 'Rise And Shine' Scholars Learned To Love Hiking

The best thing about the Rise & Shine hiking club was the way they connected, said some of the young people who took part. This summer, they explored trails in Bracken Mountain... — Updated 9/30/2019

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Nonprofit Partners In New Camping Option – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday evening for a new group campground, Cherryfield Creek, a partnership between the nonprofit Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA) and... — Updated 9/26/2019


Beckett's Performance Highlights Tornados' Cycling Success

The Brevard College Cycling team produced an impressive performance for the second straight week with multiple podium finishes over the weekend at the High Country Collegiate MTB... — Updated 9/25/2019


Explore Brevard Launches Its New Advertising Campaign – Brevard, NC

Explore Brevard is excited to announce the launch of its new advertising campaign “The Heart of Adventure.” This new campaign highlights the unique unspoiled town nestled in the center of the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounded by... — Updated 9/9/2019

 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Locals Attend Snowshoe Mountain Bike World Cup

Thousands of fans descended upon Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia this past weekend to watch the year's final installment of the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup... — Updated 9/9/2019

 By John Lanier    News

Time To Talk About Bikes – Brevard, NC

Nearly 150 people attended Project Empathy’s “Time To Talk About Bikes” panel discussion held at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium last Tuesday evening. The discussion was based upon hand-written questions from the... — Updated 9/3/2019

 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike – Cedar Rock in DuPont Forest

Cedar Rock in DuPont State Recreational Forest is one of my favorite hiking/biking trails in the region, and I enjoy both modes of transportation for different reasons. (Horses are... — Updated 9/2/2019


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