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 Arts    July 16, 2018 

Rifkin And Queen To Play For Songcatchers Series

Musicians Carol Rifkin and Jeanette Queen will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America's annual Songcatchers Music Series on Sunday, July 22. Rifkin and Queen bring to their Songcatchers Music...

 

Cradle Of Forestry To Celebrate The Historical Locomotives That Traveled Pisgah National Forest

The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to enjoy a Saturday, July 21, program about western North Carolina’s logging train history and the 1914 Climax logging locomotive on display at the Cradle. Visitors will learn about the locomotive and...

 

John Doyle To Perform At Songcatchers Music Series

Musician John Doyle will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series on Sunday, July 15. Now in its 16th year, the series is held each Sunday afternoon in July beginning at 4 p.m. It honors traditional mountain...

 

Sauciers Release 'Mountain Blue' Photo Book - Brevard, NC

Early on a beautiful spring morning last year, local photographer Les Saucier stood at Looking Glass Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway with his soon-to-be-wife, Janet Garrity, photographing the huge...

 

TC Arts Council Hosts 46th Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites everyone to enjoy Arts & Culture Celebration from June 22 - July 4. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council, said, “This is a celebration of all arts and culture in Brevard and...

 

Cradle Of Forestry Invites Public To Celebrate Bug Day, Pollinator Week

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites all ages to come learn about insects and their relatives on Saturday, June 23, in honor of National Pollinator Week. From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. activities and displays around the Cradle’s Forest Discovery Center e...

 

Cradle Invites Nature Enthusiasts To Pink Beds Bioblitz

The Cradle of Forestry in America invites nature enthusiasts of all ages and knowledge levels to the Pink Beds BioBlitz on Saturday, June 16. Be a citizen scientist with naturalists and forest...

 

Woodsy Owl Looking For Club Members

The Cradle of Forestry in America announces their summer nature and educational series, “Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club” every Wednesday and Thursday, beginning June 13 and ending Aug. 2. Programs are held from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Curiosity...

 
 By Kayla Leed    Education    April 30, 2018

Mountain Sun Community School: Monarch Class Visits Congaree National Park

Mountain Sun Community School's upper elementary (Monarch) class recently visited Congaree National Park for the second time. From April 10-13, the students camped, paddled and explored the ecosystems...

 

Library Seeks Young ecoExplorers

The Transylvania County Library will be hosting the kick-off of a new ecoEXPLORE HotSpot with The North Carolina Arboretum. This drop-in event will take place in the Rogow Community Room at the...

 

Brightwells To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Ruthann and Dan Brightwell, of Lake Toxaway, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, April 13, 2018, at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area in Suches, Ga. They were married April 13,...

 

Cradle Of Forestry Increases Entrance, Program Fees

The Cradle of Forestry in America Heritage Site opens the 2018 season this Saturday, with “Old Time Plowing and Folkways” and a hike in fees. The 6,500-acre Cradle site in the Pink Beds Valley of Pisgah National Forest is operated by the U.S....

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Local Education Meetings Help Latino Students

Meeting With Principal Of BHS Judy Nebrig and I had a meeting with the Principal of Brevard High School, Bryan Abernathy, and Vice Principal, Carrie Norris, on Feb. 23. The purpose of this meeting was to know the principal, introduce El Centro to Dr....

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 12, 2018

Sliding Rock Fee Set To Increase - Pisgah Forest, NC

When Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest opens with lifeguards on Memorial Day this spring, there will be an increase in the entry fee from $2 to $3 per person. The fee last increased from $1 to...

 

Sharyn Quivey Tuers

Sharyn Quivey Tuers, 70, of Connestee Falls, died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Transylvania Regional Hospital, after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was born May 17, 1947,...

 

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano: Students Enjoy 'Wild Encounters' Program

“Families Talk” Series On Monday, Feb. 12, parents were joined by SAFE staff from Transyl-vania County CARE Coalition, for a session of “Families Talk.” This session focused on talking with young people about drugs and alcohol use. SAFE...

 

Bill Hodge To Discuss Keeping Wilderness Wild - Brevard, NC

The March Discover Natural Transylvania program at the Transylvania County Library will explore our wilderness areas with Bill Hodge, executive director of SAWS. Hodge's presentation, "Appalachian...

 

Dr. Frederick Tuttle Ormand

Dr. Frederick Tuttle Ormand died peacefully in Asheville Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at the age of 85. His family was at his side at the CarePartners Keever Solace Center. He is survived by his son, Brian Ormand, of Bessemer City, N.C., and daughter, Joyc...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    January 11, 2018

Chamber Names Board

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2018 Board of Directors. The board was recently finalized with the election of five individuals for the 2018-2020 term: first-time members Devin Gentry (Cradle of Forestry in America...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (October - December)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. OCTOBER •The Transylvania County Historical Society announced completion of an...

 

A Short History Of American Forestry

By Adam DeWitte To dig into the history of what have become modern United States forestry practices is to reach back in time to an era of wealth, power, exploration and legacy. The very mention of...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 4, 2017

Cradle Group Loses Forest Contract - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA), the concession vendor in charge of managing several sites in Pisgah National Forest, lost the bid for the contract, and effective Jan. 1, a new vendor, Pisgah Hospitality Partners, LLC, will...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    December 4, 2017

Davidson River Initial Attack Celebrates 10 Years - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Davidson River (DVR) Initial Attack program recently celebrated its 10th year with an anniversary celebration at the Cradle of Forestry. As part of the Schenck Job Corps, this advanced fire training program has been touching lives, giving...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 27, 2017

Architectural Firms Look To Be School System's Choice

Last Monday evening five architectural firms made their pitch to be the lead architect for the Transylvania County Board of Education’s proposed bond referendum. The school system has several steps to take before a bond referendum is placed on...

 

Many Reasons To Give Thanks

With the arrival of Thanksgiving, there are many reasons for Transylvanians to be thankful: •Wonderful weather. We have four seasons, none of which is too extreme. Our topography and geography spare us from the devastating impacts of hurricanes,...

 

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