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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 national forests...

 

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 and to watch the...

 

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 also allowed on DuP...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 2, 2019

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 audience. Brevard...

 

BC Cycling Gets Strong Start At Ramblin' Race Weekend

The Brevard College cycling team opened its 2019-20 mountain biking season with a resounding flurry of podium finishes at the Ramblin Race Weekend hosted by Georgia Tech University on Saturday and Sun...

 

Bracken Mountain Preserve Features New Trail – Brevard, NC

A new trail for hiking and mountain biking just opened in Bracken Mountain Preserve. The approximately 1.5-mile Pinnacle Trail offers a steep climb with 500 feet of elevation gain and creates a new loop. It brings the trail system in Bracken...

 

Time To Talk About Bikes

This Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium, Project Empathy will host “A Time To Talk About Bikes.” It is a timely topic the community needs to address. Bicycling has become a big business in Brevard and...

 

Ecusta Trail, Yeah!

Thank you, Brevard City Council and Mayor Harris, for having the vision to recreate our train depot and for finishing the Brevard end of the Ecusta Trail. Martha and I look forward to biking to Hendersonville, eating lunch, buying a light item or two...

 

'Bike Talk' Planned For Aug. 27 – Transylvania County, NC

At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, Project Empathy will host a panel discussion titled “A Time to Talk About Bikes” at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium. Road and mountain biking have become increasingly popular with residents and visitors for...

 

New Cradle Director Named – Pisgah National Forest

The Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association (CFAIA) has announced that Natalie Britt has been named its new executive director. The nonprofit promotes educational, recreational and interpretive opportunities about forest and water reso...

 

Paddling Pisgah: Exploring South Mills by Kayak – Pisgah National Forest

When most folks think of outdoor recreation in Transylvania County, they're often quick to picture hiking, cycling, fishing, riding horses and even rock climbing or tubing. The French Broad River is...

 

BRCC Welcomes Weaver To Board Of Trustees

Dr. Brian Weaver, assistant superintendent of Transylvania County Schools, is the newest member of Blue Ridge Community College’s Board of Trustees. He was sworn in at the end of June. Weaver is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, where he...

 

Cozart Dental Welcomes A.J. Nicopoulos

The staff at Cozart Dental is pleased to welcome Dr. A.J. Nicopoulos, DDS, on staff. “My favorite thing about practicing dentistry is the ability to make impactful changes in the lives of my...

 

Nancy Dzick (nee Gurley)

Nancy Dzick (nee Gurley) left us for the bike paths and trails of Heaven at dawn June 23, 2019. After a short stay in hospice, she passed from this life in the arms of her beloved husband, Arnie....

 

Endangering Bicyclists

Since moving to Transylvania County in 1976 my family and I have been proud to call it home. To the occasional race related query from friends and relatives elsewhere, we emphasized Brevard High School’s successes in making it better and today’s...

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    Sports    April 15, 2019

Local Youth Competes Among Nation's Best Snowboarders

Anybody who ever said youth is wasted on the young has clearly never met Neva Peterson. At just 5 years old, not only is Peterson already tearing up the mountains as a snowboarder, she's one of the...

 

BPD To Receive Bicycle Helmets

A record number of children, 3,320 total, across the state will be receiving lifesaving bicycle helmets through the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle Helmet Initiative, part of ongoing efforts to reduce bicycle injuries and deaths in...

 
 By Janet Lute    Features    April 4, 2019

Master Gardener: Practice Safety In The Garden

We don’t always think of our gardens as being a source of danger, but if we are not prepared, we can find ourselves with aches and pains, or even a trip to the emergency room in our future. It is important to treat gardening like we would other...

 

Share The Roads And The Trails

This Saturday up to 1,000 bicyclists will be riding the roads of Transylvania County as the 20th Assault on the Carolinas takes place. It will mark the unofficial beginning of bike season. Of course, there have been bicyclists on the roads and...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 21, 2019

Council Hears Grant Requests

Brevard City Council heard grant requests from nonprofits during its regular meeting Monday. Shelly Webb, the Sharing House’s executive director, requested an amount of $10,000 through the Brevard Community Development grant, the same amount that...

 

Trail System Supporters Seeking More Volunteers

A new group dedicated to sustaining the riding and walking paths in town, the Friends of the Brevard Area Trails System (BAT), is looking for volunteers Torry Nergart initially identified a need for this type of organization in the city. Nergart is...

 

Conserving Carolina Has Protected More Than 45,000 Acres

Conserving Carolina protected another 1,070 acres in 2018, bringing the total acreage that the land trust has helped protect to more than 45,000 acres. These protected lands are located in Transylvani...

 

Lisa Anne Duscio

Lisa Anne Duscio, 57, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A native of Port Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of Charles Frederick and Alice Anne Elliston Ely, of Port Huron. She was a gi...

 

James E. LeGere

Jim E. LeGere, 77, of Connestee Falls, Brevard, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, surrounded by friends and family at Solace Hospice in Asheville. Born in Oak Park, Ill., he was a graduate of Pri...

 

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