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 By Brooke Burrows    Outdoors    June 21, 2018 

Focus On The French Broad – A Paddling Place For All

In both symbolic and tangible terms, the French Broad River is a connective force with a current that sweeps across industry and agriculture, science and wildlife, recreation and sport. It has carved...

 

New Amphitheater To Bring Outdoor Social And Concert Events To Pilot Cove

The team at Pilot Cove has announced the opening of a new amphitheater and events space. Local contractors, artists and tradesmen were commissioned throughout the planning and construction stages,...

 

Looking Glass Realty Welcomes Adam Skoog To The Team

Looking Glass Realty welcomes new agent, Adam Skoog, to their team of dedicated and experienced realtors. Skoog has an extensive marketing background that allows him to develop creative solutions...

 

DuPont Forest Extends Certain Trail Closures Through At Least June 3- Brevard NC

Officials at DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) have determined that the continuing rainfall from Tropical Storm Alberto has left trails susceptible to damage from trail users. Closures for all DSRF single-track trails and several other trails...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 14, 2018

Nora Jane Montgomery Riding 3,000 Miles To Raise Awareness For Affordable Housing

On Wednesday, Brevard resident Nora Jane Montgomery embarks on a 3,000-mile bike ride to raise awareness about affordable housing in the United States. Her journey starts in Key West, Fla., where she...

 

Kennedy R. Nissen

Kennedy R. Nissen, 87, of Appleton, Wis., passed away unexpectedly April 28, 2018. The eldest son of Raymond L. and Sarah Norma Nissen (nee Cody), he was born Nov. 4, 1930, in Provo, Utah. He...

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors    May 7, 2018

Weed Patch Mountain Trail Opens For Hikers, Bikers, Climbers

The new Weed Patch Mountain Trail invites people into a stunning backcountry wilderness-traversing a 1,327-acre tract that was recently added to the Town of Lake Lure's Buffalo Creek Park. This land...

 

Friends Of DuPont Forest Gather At The Library

N.C. Rep. Chuck McGrady lauded the efforts of the Friends of DuPont Forest (FODF) volunteer group recently during its annual public meeting at the Transylvania County Library. Roughly 100 people turned out to hear the latest from land managers and...

 

Candidate Profiles: Commissioners

Two open commissioner seats will be on the ballot in November. Incumbent commissioners Larry Chapman and Kelvin Phillips have chosen not to file again. No Democrats filed to run, while three...

 

Time To Restrict Bicyclists

On an almost daily basis, I witness the good people of Transylvania County and forced to make evasive maneuvers to avoid a road bicyclist out for a leisurely ride while locals are attempting to get children to school and themselves to their places...

 

Participate In Forest Plans

The U.S. Forest Service will soon release the first draft of its plans for the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. These plans will guide forest activites, from wildlife management and timber sales to all forms of recreational activities, such as...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 5, 2018

Panel: Yearly User Fees In Forest Under Discussion

Editor’s Note: The following is the second part of the story about last week’s panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The first part appeared in Monday’s paper. The U.S. Forest Servi...

 
 By Norah Davis    Features    April 5, 2018

Dirt Connects Rice Street Garden, Conservers

On March 16 and 17, Rice Street Community Garden had a record turnout of volunteers for the first two workdays of the 2018 growing season. The big gathering to plant cold-weather crops was thanks in...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 2, 2018

U.S. Forest Service Seeking Trail Feedback

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking the public's input on proposed changes to trails in the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The proposed changes may be viewed on the maps on this...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 2, 2018

Forum Focuses On Forest Revisions

Roughly 200 people turned out for the recent panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The U.S. Forest Service will soon release the first...

 

For WNC Military History Museum: Community Leaders Offer Ideas For Growth

Eleven Transylvania leaders met at the WNC Military History Museum on March 20 for a luncheon roundtable to discuss growth of the museum. The mission of the museum is to honor, educate and preserve...

 

Series Of National Forest Meetings Planned

This month, experts representing a diverse group of conservation, recreation and business interests will take part in a series of special panel events on the future of the Nantahala and Pisgah...

 

Community Litter Cleanup?

I, like many letter writers here and posters on Facebook, am increasingly upset over the terrible conditions of our county roads. In 2018, it is hard to believe that people still think it is OK to throw stuff out of cars or not be responsible with...

 

DuPont Forest Festival Sept. 22 Now Accepting Forest Festival Activity Proposals

On National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, Friends of DuPont Forest will launch the first ever DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness and beauty of DuPont...

 

Ask Us

Does the city of Brevard have rules about panhandling? Daniel Cobb, the city’s planning director, provided the following response: The short answer is, yes, the city does have rules about panhandling. The following may be found in city code:...

 

New Outdoor Marketing Business Is Now Open

Gordon Murray developed Mountaineer Outdoors LLC as a reflection of his identity and to fill a niche and answer a calling to merge his business and personal life. The company’s name comes from Murray being an alumnus of Appalachian State...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 18, 2018

Cyclists To Compete For U.S. In Holland

Two local cyclists, Tristan Cowie and Hannah Arensman, have been chosen to represent the U.S. for the 2018 UCI Cyclocross World Championships set for Feb. 3 -4 in Valkenburg-Limburg, Holland....

 

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...

 

Beating The Winter Blues Outdoors

Wintertime, for me, means show season and a lot of travel to places that are often far colder and icier than Brevard. The one thing I find intriguing is how often I hear people talking about how they...

 
 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...

 

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