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"GNAR" Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race Celebrates 8 Years -

The eighth annual Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race (GNAR) will be held on May 5, 2019, at Camp Ton-A-Wanda. It will offer kids ages 5 to 14 the opportunity to experience adventure racing. This race is me...

 

Mountainfilm To Benefit Students Across Western North Carolina - Asheville NC

Muddy Sneakers is thrilled to host Mountainfilm on Tour in Asheville for the second year on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Highland Brewing Co. The event promises a fantastic night of community and...

 

Tyler Orschel Wins Mountain Bike Omnium Championship

Brevard College Cycling student-athlete Tyler Orschel has won the 2018 Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Men's A Individual Mountain Bike Omnium Championship. Orschel clinched the Omnium...

 

TNRC To Meet Friday, Oct. 12

Here in the land of waterfalls, many people pride themselves on their appreciation and preservation of natural resources. Since 2004, the Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) has diligently studied, reviewed and taken an inventory of...

 

Pisgah Conservancy Hires Trails Specialist - Brevard NC

The Pisgah Conservancy (PC) has recently doubled its number of employees, bringing it up to two. With the hiring of Davis Wax as a trails specialist, the PC will fill a much-needed gap coordinating volunteer trail work days with the U.S. Forest...

 

Steve Owen & Associates Welcomes McGann

McGann grew up in Greenville, S.C., and spent her summers in the mountains near Brevard. She graduated from Clemson University in 1996 and moved to Vail, Colo., where she skied fresh Rocky Mountain po...

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Lizette Lampe

Lizette Lampe Brevard Academy Special Education Teacher (EC) Lizette Lampe originally became a teacher while living in Morganton, She taught five years at Table Rock Middle School in Burke County....

 

Principal Profile: Dr. Bryan Abernethy

Dr. Bryan Abernethy Brevard High School 609 N. Country Club Road Brevard, NC 28712 babernethy@tcsnc.org (828) 884-4103 Website: bhs.tcsnc.org Twitter: @BrevardHS My name is Bryan Abernethy and I am cu...

 
 By Dan DeWitt    Features    August 16, 2018

Rise & Shine Students Enjoy Outdoor Camp

Rise & Shine Neighbors in Ministry is mostly known for its acclaimed after-school tutoring program focused on reading, writing and math. In the future it also may be famous for instructing scholar...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 6, 2018

Local Wins National Mountain Bike Competition -Brevard NC

Brevard resident Beth Hoffmeister won her age group last month at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, an annual event that draws racers from all over the country to compete in the...

 

Support Bike Initiative

I am thrilled that the Transylvania County Planning and Community Development Department is spearheading a county bike plan initiative. This is fabulous news on so many fronts for our city and county! I want to express gratitude to the county...

 

Lisa Glines Opens New Myofascial Release Massage Practice In Brevard

Bliss in the Mountains Myofascial Release massage has opened for business in the Harris Architect building at 35 W. Probart St. in Brevard. Owner Lisa Glines relocated her busy Portland, Maine,...

 

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...

 

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