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Cedar Mountain News

McGaha Christmas Caroling Carolers from near and far gathered on a bright and beautiful Sunday afternoon at the McGaha Chapel to welcome the Christmas season. The doors and windows of this lovely...

 

Lois Maude Stewart Perry

Lois Maude Stewart Perry, 86, of Cedar Mountain, loving wife, mother, grandmother “Grammie” and great-grandmother, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Born in Pickens County, S.C., s...

 

Local Guide Highlights The Joys Of Winter Hiking

When's the last time you experienced the magic of the forest in the winter? For me it was last year. Right now, I'm full of anticipation and excitement about the amazing things the forest will show...

 

Kids In Camp Possible Thanks To Donations – Transylvania County, NC

In 2019, thanks to generous donations from local supporters, Kids in Camp (KIC) was able to provide one-to-three weeks of overnight summer camp to 42 Transylvania County children, whose families...

 

Mountain Sun Launches The Natural Play Project

Backpacking trips, bird banding, paddling 28 miles on the French Broad River, learning primitive skills, and spending a night in a tent: these are some of the things Mountain Sun Community School...

 

An Economic Essential

From a purely economic perspective, County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins was correct when he stated last week that the decision to apply for a grant to help pay for a sewer line from Rosman to Gaia Herbs is “the most important thing” the...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Host Mountainfilm Tour Nov. 23

This fall, Muddy Sneakers will host Asheville's only screening of Mountainfilm on Tour Saturday, Nov. 23, at The Orange Peel in Asheville. The evening will feature a selection of culturally rich,...

 
 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...

 

TDA Report: Accommodation Revenues Doubled – Transylvania County, NC

In the 2011/12 fiscal year, slightly more than $9 million in accommodation revenues was reported in Transylvania County, while this past fiscal year that number had jumped to more than $18 million....

 

Popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge Returns

The popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge is back. Participants are invited to take on eight hikes, all on lands that Conserving Carolina has helped protect. The challenge will take hikers to new trails, dramatic views, famous waterfalls, the...

 

N.C. Wildlife Recommends Wearing Orange

Fall is here, and so is the hunting season. Many take to the woods this time of year to enjoy the brisk weather and fall foliage, and its important to be aware of hunting activity in the area if you'r...

 

Bridal Veil Falls A Destination For Travelers

Like High Falls featured in last week's Picturing the Past article, Bridal Veil Falls on the Little River in present day DuPont State Recreational Forest has long been a popular destination for...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Flea Market Saturday’s flea market was a huge success. There were so many donations for the community center table that we had to borrow four more tables. Thank you one and all for your generosity....

 

Glancing Back: Penrose Grocery Owner Catches Three Robbers

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Oct. 2, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. American Thread’s picnic Saturday, Sept. 27, was enjoyed by hundreds of employees and their families and friends who turned out in ideal weather for the...

 

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...

 

Picturing The Past: DuPont State Recreational Forest Holds Deep History

High Falls in present day DuPont State Recreational Forest has long been a popular destination. Beginning in the 1850s, the Little River Turnpike ran from the valley through Grange, Buck Forest and...

 

Conserving Carolina Earns National Land Trust Recognition

Americans strongly support saving the natural areas, farmland and forests they love. For more than 30 years, Conserving Carolina has been doing just that for the people of western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina. Now Conserving Carolina...

 

Paddling Pisgah: A Backcountry Gem

Pisgah National Forest is known for its greenery and gradient. Cascading creeks weave between a sea of rocky peaks, only interrupted by the occasional gravel road or forest path, yet otherwise this...

 

Sherwood Mackey And Ronnie Ponder Honored

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 11, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Garza Baldwin Jr., has been appointed and agreed to serve as a life trustee of the Transylvania Community Hospital. Vice-President of the Olin Mathieson...

 

Destination Hike – Cedar Rock in DuPont Forest

Cedar Rock in DuPont State Recreational Forest is one of my favorite hiking/biking trails in the region, and I enjoy both modes of transportation for different reasons. (Horses are also allowed on DuP...

 

Time To Talk About Bikes

This Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium, Project Empathy will host “A Time To Talk About Bikes.” It is a timely topic the community needs to address. Bicycling has become a big business in Brevard and...

 

Impact Of County's Strategic Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular, influences budget...

 

Glancing Back: RHS Class Of 1945 Holds First Reunion

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 21, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Rosman’s class of 1945 held its first reunion on July 12 at the Rosman Gymnasium. Of the 24 graduates, 18 members attended, along with three teachers....

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors    August 19, 2019

Destination Waterfall – East Fork Falls – Transylvania County, NC

East Fork Falls is a 15-foot waterfall located in the newly designated Headwaters State Forest in Transylvania County near the South Carolina State line, and is the perfect spot to savor the last few...

 

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