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Jo Anne Owen Adams

Jo Anne Owen Adams, 77, of Balsam Grove, went home to be with the Lord Monday, June 10, 2019. She was born July 17, 1941, in Transylvania County to the late Luther T. Owen and Frances Chastain Owen....

 

Macro Magic In The Forest Photography Workshop

The Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site invites the public to join Les and Janet Saucier for a workshop that will introduce the magic of macro photography. This unique art form may involve small objects, but getting that perfect shot involves practice...

 

Glancing Back: Cradle Of Forestry Opens Memorial Day - Transylvania County, NC

The following briefs are from Thursday, May 29, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Representative Charles Taylor has introduced a bill in the legislature providing that the Chairman of the County Board of Commissioners will serve as county manag...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 16, 2019

Award Helping 'Cucumber' Get Made

A 2019 film award granted to Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the Transylvania County Arts Council, provides fertile soil to grow an old script - "Cucumber" – into a locally shot movie this...

 

Cradle Invites The Public To 'May The Forest Be With You'

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to “May the Forest Be With You” on Saturday May 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During “May the Forest Be With You,” local and regional conservation organizations will come together at the Cradle of Forestr...

 

Wilbur Martin Rouse

Wilbur Martin Rouse, 90, of Naples, Fla., and Brevard, went to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, Monday, April 15, 2019. Born June 24, 1928, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he was the son of Wilbur...

 

The Cradle of Forestry Opening Day

The Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest held its opening day Saturday, featuring exhibits that allowed the public to step back in time and find out how people lived, such as plowing using...

 

Cradle Opens For Season Saturday

The Cradle of Forestry in America historic site will begin the 2019 season on April 6 with a living history event, Opening Day Appalachian Folkways Celebration. The Cradle of Forestry’s living history demonstrators and crafters will bring the Pink...

 

Everyday Education: Brevard College Prepares A Future Teacher

"Experience BC!" is a common phrase that rings across the campus of Brevard College. For many students, this phrase may simply mean get more involved on campus; however, as a future educator, I take...

 

Tolvin "Ted" Whitmire

Tolvin "Ted" Whitmire, 82, of Little River, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at his home. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Elbert and Ida Whitmire. He was also preceded...

 

Support Given To Update Farmland Ordinance

There was unanimous support among those who spoke during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update of the county’s Voluntary Agriculture District (VAD) ordinance. The public hearing was held during the Transylvania County Board of...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Announces Its 2019 Board Of Directors - Brevard NC

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2019 Board of Directors. The board was recently finalized with the election of five individuals for the 2019-2021 term, including new members Joan Van Orman (Focused Marketing), Nick...

 

Reese, McGuire Engagement Announced

Brook Hailey Reese, of Pisgah Forest, and Russell William McGuire, of Pisgah Forest, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tracy and Crystal Coggins Reese, of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 3, 2018

Emergency Officials Train For Active Shooter - Brevard NC

An active-shooter simulation was held in the Transylvania County administration building on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Brevard Police Department, Brevard Fire Department, Emergency Management,...

 

Attend Railroad Depot Public Hearing

At the recent city council planning department retreat held at the Cradle of Forestry, a topic of discussion was the Railroad Avenue depot project. Some of the reasons put forth in support of the depot are to provide an event space and public...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 5, 2018

Hearing For Trail, Train Depot Set - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted three to two on holding a public input session on the Brevard Area Trails System, including the proposed construction of a train depot on Railroad Avenue. The input session...

 

City Council To Host Planning Session Nov. 1 - Brevard NC

The Brevard City Council will host a planning session on Thursday at the Cradle of Forestry. The planning session will begin at 9 a.m. and is open to the public. This session will not replace the one the council typically holds in January. According...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 25, 2018

German Group Sees U.S. Forest Practices Up Close - Brevard NC

Visiting foresters and scientists from Germany recently took a tour of public lands in Transylvania County, and other parts of the southeast U.S., to learn more about public and private land management. Among them were a count, a baron, a member of...

 

'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Historical Society To Present 'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Forest Festival Day Was All The Buzz

The annual Forest Festival, held at the Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest, drew hundreds of people. The event also featured the John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen's...

 

Spencer To Discuss Nantahala National Forest At Transylvania County Library

The 2018 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in October with a presentation by author and naturalist Marci Spencer as she reveals the history and splendor of the Nantahala National Forest. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Rogow...

 

'Camping In The Old Style' Re-created At The Cradle Of Forestry

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites the public to explore a re-created campsite of the early 1900s during its “Camping in the Old Style” event, Saturday, Oct. 13. A classic camping interpretive team known as the Acorn Patrol demonstrate...

 

Cradle Of Forestry To Host Forest Festival Day And Woodsmen's Meet On Oct. 6

The Cradle of Forestry invites people of all ages to celebrate the forest heritage of western North Carolina during the annual Forest Festival Day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6. This is the Cradle’s largest event of the year. This...

 

Cradle Of Forestry Works To Bring Back Monarch Butterflies

The Cradle of Forestry in America heritage site invites the public to attend the “Bring Back the Monarchs” program on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Forest Discovery Center. Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist Joyce Pearsall will...

 

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