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 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Outdoors Experts Hold Webinar On Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan-Brevard NC

The commenting period for the draft Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan revision ends on June 29, and local nonprofit MountainTrue held a webinar with recreation experts last Tuesday to discuss the draft plan’s implications on one of... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

The French Broad - A Source Of Endless Adventures

Transylvania County is no stranger to outdoor adventure recreation. Amongst Pisgah's high peaks, hidden rivulets within Headwaters State Forest, waterfalls of Gorges State Park,... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Reactive Vs. Proactive

One of the things we hopefully will learn as a nation from the COVID-19 pandemic and racial inequality that have dominated recent headlines is that it is less costly in terms of money, health and happiness to be proactive instead... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

KEIR Launches Unique Bike Wheels-Brevard NC

Brevard's KEIR Manufacturing is reinventing the wheel with its latest product launch – the first bicycle wheel system with braided, impact-resistant, carbon fiber spokes. The... — Updated 6/18/2020

 

Cindy Lynn Dennis

Cindy Lynn Dennis, age 48, small business owner and passionate lover of dogs, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Cindy was born October 22, 1971, in Biloxi, Miss., to Ned and... — Updated 6/9/2020

 

Estatoe Trail Will Connect To Rosenwald Community

The Estatoe Trail will soon extend to the historic Rosenwald Community in Brevard, connecting it with downtown Brevard and Pisgah National Forest. This new link in the popular... — Updated 5/25/2020

 

DuPont Issues Trail Advisory-Brevard NC

Due to recent, persistent rainfall DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) has issued a trail advisory – cautioning use on trails during this time. This trail advisory is issued... — Updated 5/21/2020

 

Tornados Announce 2020 Athletic Hall Of Fame Class

Brevard College has announced the selection of Robert “Bob” Gray (Cross Country/Track & Field), Andy Latimer (Track & Field), and Thad Walker (Cycling) as the 2020 inductees into the Brevard College Athletics Hall of Fame.... — Updated 4/27/2020

 

Please Don't Close The Forest

During these trying times, many of us release pent-up emotions and energy by hiking or biking in the Pisgah National Forest. While there may be an unusual number of cars in parking areas, I would like to point out the reasons this... — Updated 4/14/2020

 
 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

 

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