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 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

 

USFS And CDC Issue Safe Hiking, Mountain Biking Guidelines For Virus

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services advises all North Carolinians to practice the three Ws in addition to the following sport-specific safety tips below: wear a mask... — Updated 8/24/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

New Bike Park Has A Novel Approach – Kanuga Conference Center

The COVID-19 pandemic provided an unlikely opportunity for the Kanuga Bike Park to get up and running this summer, and with the park's novel business model, it will likely lead the... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

Joel Bond Stevenson

Joel Bond Stevenson died July 16, 2020, in Brevard. He was born April 16, 1942, to Mary (Wilson) Stevenson and J.J. Stevenson in Asheville. He attended Brevard College and Western... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Avery Creek Falls In Pisgah

A trip to Avery Creek Falls can be hiked as a roughly 1-mile out and back hike, or extended into a loop trail for a longer Pisgah adventure. I recently explored these falls for the... — Updated 7/20/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Local Public Lands Under Pressure – Transylvania County, NC

In June, DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) saw an increase of at least 10,000 additional cars visiting its access area parking lots compared to June 2019. Pisgah National... — Updated 7/13/2020

 

BRCC Graduate To Become Physician Assistant – Brevard, NC

In the fall of 2020, Michele Smith will enter the Wingate Physician Assistant program in Hendersonville. The Brevard local has been working towards this educational goal for five... — Updated 7/9/2020

 
 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

 

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