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 By Alex Perri    News    October 28, 2019

Forest Management Plan Release Date Still Unknown – Transylvania County, NC

It’s still unclear when the long-anticipated new forest management plans for Nantahala-Pisgah national forests will be released, according to Pisgah Ranger District Ranger Dave Casey. During the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council...

 

'Legend' Returns To Cradle This Weekend – Transylvania County, NC

The Cradle of Forestry will entertain audiences with the annual outdoor drama, “The Legend of Tommy Hodges,” on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Audience size is limited this year. Tickets may be...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 10, 2019

Forest Festival Carries On Long Tradition– Transylvania County, NC

On Saturday, the Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest held the 2019 Forest Festival, where visitors gathered to watch the Woodsman Meet, a lumberjack skill competition, and to see old-time cra...

 

Lumberjack Meet Scheduled Saturday At Cradle-Brevard NC

The Cradle of Forestry invites people of all ages to celebrate the forest heritage of western North Carolina during the annual Forest Festival Day on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This is the...

 

Nonprofit Partners In New Camping Option – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday evening for a new group campground, Cherryfield Creek, a partnership between the nonprofit Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA) and local developer Jos...

 

Public Lands Celebrated

This Saturday, National Public Lands Day will be celebrated with the second annual DuPont Forest Festival, free access at the Cradle of Forestry and the annual National Hunting and Fishing Day at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. The Friends...

 

Glancing Back: Lt. Richard Snowdon Is Killed In Vietnam

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 25, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. First Lt. Richard Atwood Snowdon, age 31, of West Columbia, S.C., and Cedar Mountain, was killed near Siagon, Vietnam, on Sept. 17, in a helicopter accident. A...

 

Chamber Of Commerce Surprises Member Businesses

The Surprise Patrol Team at the Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce conducted its second mission of 2019 on Tuesday, Aug. 27. Armed with noise makers, silly accessories and some goodies,...

 

Graveyard Fields Movie To Premiere At Cradle

To educate and advocate for Graveyard Fields, The Pisgah Conservancy has partnered with Bonesteel Films to produce a 16-minute documentary about the history, beauty and challenges facing the area.  The premiere of the film “Graveyard Fields ...

 

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...

 

Picturing The Past: Job Corps Program Helped Build The County – Transylvania County, NC

In the early 1960s, unemployment of young people in the U.S. was twice that of older adults. In response, the Kennedy Administration designed a program, known as Job Corps, offering free education and...

 

Chatham Rabbits To Perform At Songcatchers Series – Transylvania County, NC

Musical duo Chatham Rabbits will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series on Sunday, July 14. Concerts take place in the Cradle’s covered outdoor amphitheater and move indoors if the weather is stormy. This...

 

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...

 

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