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Come And Step Into The Cradle Of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry is back and open for the 2021 season. The "birthplace of modern forestry," located off U.S. 276 in Pisgah National Forest, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4... — Updated 4/26/2021

 

BA Director Leaving At End Of School Year – Brevard, NC

Ted Duncan, director of Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy, is leaving his position at the end of this school year. According to a press release from the school, Duncan and his family are going to embark on a... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

Lake Toxaway Native, Chad Fisher Named National Park Service Chief Of Wildland Fire

Chad Fisher, who has served as the National Park Service's (NPS) wildland fire operations program leader since 2017, has been selected as the NPS chief for the Branch of Wildland... — Updated 3/22/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    Features

New Gorges Campground Set For Fall Opening – Transylvania County, NC

By fall, a new $3.5 million campground in the 7,709-acre Gorges State Park in Sapphire should be open to the public. "We have a new site, RV site and five cabins," said Ranger... — Updated 3/18/2021

 

Forest Service Releases Old Fort Trails Proposal For Public Comment

"Trails for all" are coming to Old Fort in McDowell County. The Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather Ranger District released its final trail proposal for the Old Fort Trails... — Updated 3/17/2021

 
 By Abby Williams    Outdoors

Forest Bathing Is More Than Just A Walk In The Woods

Instead of rushing to one destination – a certain waterfall or mountain lookout – have you ever just moved through the trees slowly, with a noticing eye, and become part of the... — Updated 3/15/2021

 

Community Foundation Of WNC Grants Totalling $156,800 Awarded – Transylvania County, NC

As of March 2021 the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved grants totaling $156,800 to nonprofits across the region. The awards were made in CFWNC’s Early Childhood Development, Food and Farming... — Updated 3/8/2021

 

Many Ways To Stay Fit During COVID-19 - Brevard, NC

If someone has resistance bands, some dumbbells and gravity, one can create the ideal home gym for staying fit at home during COVID-19, according to Bill Bailey, a fitness coach at... — Updated 2/24/2021

 

New Multi-Use Connector Trail To Connect Brevard And Pisgah National Forest, Open To Equestrian Use

Conservation nonprofit The Pisgah Conservancy announced recently that the organization has received approval from the US Forest Service to proceed with the construction of the Joel... — Updated 2/22/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Developer Shares Hotel Vision – Brevard, NC

It’s not just made of bricks, pipes and lumber. Tye Warren said, “a hotel is made of experiences, magic moments and unforgettable memories.” On Tuesday, Warren, the developer who plans to build a hotel on the 3-acre property... — Updated 2/10/2021

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

City Council Approves Selling Property For Hotel – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council Monday approved the sale of its 3-acre property off North Broad Street to a developer for the purpose of building an 80-room "boutique" hotel. As previously... — Updated 1/27/2021

 

Oskar Blues Brewery Expands Into Industrial Center – Brevard, NC

Oskar Blues Brewery is the newest tenant of the Sylvan Valley Industrial Center (SVIC) as the company announced its intention to move forward with a lease and upfit of a... — Updated 1/27/2021

 

Courtney (Court) Sims

Courtney (Court) Sims, 71, born in Indianapolis, Ind., to Bettie (Courtney) Sims and Frank Thomas Sims, ended his journey on this earth at his home in Brevard, Saturday, Jan 2, 2021, after a five-year battle with agent orange... — Updated 1/11/2021

 

BC Students Complete Immersion Expedition

Eight Brevard College students recently completed a 21-day immersion expedition canvassing the mountains of western North Carolina. The trip, the culmination of the immersion... — Updated 12/7/2020

 

Partnerships Bring More Mountain Bike Trails To Wilson Creek Area

On November 23, 2020, the Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather Ranger District approved the Mortimer Trails Project. Planned in coordination with local partners, this project will... — Updated 11/30/2020

 

Good News On Ecusta Trail

The recent announcement that Conserving Carolina has purchased the railroad corridor between Hendersonville and Brevard is good news. If the railroad corridor does become the proposed Ecusta Trail, it could benefit county... — Updated 11/30/2020

 

Partnerships Bring More Mountain Bike Trails To Wilson Creek Area

On Nov. 23, 2020, the Pisgah National Forest’s Grandfather Ranger District approved the Mortimer Trails Project. Planned in coordination with local partners, this project will increase the sustainability of the trail system and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Bow Hunting DuPont State Recreational Forest – Transylvania County, NC

Hunting in general has seen a decline in participation numbers over the last two decades as more people in America live in more urbanized areas. Many people have moved away from... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

Sarah Hankey Joins Blue Zones Team

Sharecare, Inc., announced the addition of Sarah Hankey to the Blue Zones Project Brevard team. Hankey will serve as organization lead, focused on introducing Blue Zones Project con... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

Project Empathy

Project Empathy, in collaboration with The Transylvania Times, seeks readers' input on ways to improve how we all get along as neighbors. Every Monday, starting Sept. 7, through... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Edmund S. Szypulski

The loving heart of Edmund S. Szypulski stopped unexpectedly on Sept. 23, 2020, at 3:33 p.m. — the hour of Divine Mercy on the Feast of Padre Pio. A quick and easy death — a... — Updated 10/5/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Cedar Rock Falls And Grogan Creek Falls

Fall hiking is upon us here in Transylvania County, and there is no shortage of trails for you to explore as the leaves begin to change. It's been an extremely rainy year thus far,... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Fisher Realty's Brevard Office Welcomes Agent

Fisher Realty announces the addition of Anna Averette Holcombe to the Brevard office location. Holcombe’s roots run deep in the region, having grown up in Brevard, graduated from... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Open Up Roadside Parking

Like most people, I am getting tired of the new normal. We can’t gather in our churches, theaters or community centers that we once enjoyed. We are blessed to live in a part of the country with beautiful national and state... — Updated 9/30/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Brevard Academy To Continue With Plan B – Brevard, NC

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors voted unanimously last Wednesday evening, Aug. 19, to continue operating the school under Plan B. “From what I’ve seen, everything’s going great,” said... — Updated 8/26/2020

 

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