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Three Robbers Arrested After Wild Car Chase

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 17, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Spectacular electrical storms, accompanied by high winds, expended their wrath upon several sections of Brevard and Transylvania County last Thursday, July 10. C...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

NCFS Improves Ecosytem At Headwaters Forest – Transylvania County, NC

Headwaters State Forest is coming up on its one-year anniversary since opening to the public, and, according to state forest ranger Michael Cheek, the public is enjoying the new 6,730-acres of public...

 

Little River News – Transylvania County, NC

Little River Community July 13 is the Mountain Music Monthly Birthday Jam. Potluck dinner is at 6:30 p.m. followed by music jam at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bring an instrument, a covered dish and...

 

Lloyd Winfred McJunkin

Lloyd Winfred McJunkin, 79, of Rosman, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 5, 2019. Born Feb. 1, 1940, in Pickens, S.C., he was the son of the late Julius Ernest and Marry Ann Keith McJunkin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in...

 

Dunn's Rock News

The last time I saw my neighbor Jayne Fought at a Dunn’s Rock Community Center dinner and program, she was wearing a shirt with an “Island Ford Adventures” logo on it. Curious about her new...

 

Local Dies On DuPont Road

According to the N.C. Forest Service, at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 21, emergency personnel responded to a call for assistance in DuPont State Recreational Forest in the area of Fawn Lake Road. When personnel arrived, they found 71-year-old John...

 

Burning CAN Beer Fest Set For Aug. 9-10

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Annual Burning CAN Beer Fest will pop off on Aug. 9-10 at the scenic REEB Ranch. Burning CAN is a weekend-long craft beer throwdown complete with outdoor sports, camping, two nights of live music by internationally touring...

 

Strategic Plan Will Guide County Tourism Efforts-Transylvania County, NC

On June 4, Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) hosted tourism partners and area stakeholders at a community presentation of TCT’s new strategic plan that will guide work for countywide tourism from 2020 to 2024. In October 2018, the plan was develope...

 

Sycamore Cycles Weekly Trail Report

•All single-track trails closed in DuPont State Forest •Washed out sections at top of Farlow Gap Trail •Tree down on North Slope Trail •Riverside Trail clear of downed trees •Tree down on Turkey Knob Trail •Wire mesh on Andy Cove Trail...

 

Dispersing The Crowds

This past Memorial Day weekend, Pisgah National Forest was so crowded it took visitors up to an hour to exit the forest. The traffic was backed up from the forest entrance at the intersection of U.S. 276 and N.C. 280 past Avery Creek Road, a...

 

Picturing The Past: Preserving Transylvania's Burial Grounds And Cemeteries - Transylvania County, NC

Picturing the Past has looked at organizations that work to preserve local history and heritage during Preservation Month. One group many people do not think of in connection with preservation is the Transylvania County Cemetery Board of Trustees....

 

DuPont Forest Opens New Bathroom At Hooker Falls Access

DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) is opening a new restroom near the Hooker Falls Access Area to the public today. The bathrooms are designed for high traffic and to improve the visitor experience over portable toilets currently at that...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Community Meeting Cedar Mountain Community Center President Suzanne Lawson recognized Abby Smith as the 2019 recipient of the $1,000 Cedar Mountain Community Center Scholarship. Smith is a rising sophomore at Florida Southern College...

 

TNRC Tours Prescription Burns In DuPont, Donut Hole

As one of many folks who live in Transylvania and Henderson counties who has watched this relative new state-owned forest take shape and grow, many of us have had concerns. As a sportsman, will our...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Montain House Monday, May 13, will be the center's next potluck and program of the season. Everyone is welcome. Just bring a dish to share and enjoy the good food and fellowship at the Cedar...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

DuPont Forest To Get More Acreage

Another 315 acres is anticipated to be added this year to DuPont State Recreational Forest. Conserving Carolina has received a grant from the Duke Energy Water Resource Fund to buy the property and will work with the N.C. Forest Service to add the la...

 

Muddy Sneakers' Day Camp Moving To REEB Ranch

Children from around western North Carolina have a new way to experience the joy of being outside this summer as Muddy Sneakers' award-winning day camp moves to the REEB Ranch. Located between...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mtn. Community Center News Our next potluck and meeting will be held Monday, May 6. Bring food to share by 6:15 p.m. so we can eat at 6:30 p.m. Our program will start about 7 p.m. Everyone is...

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 

Cedar Mountain News

The first community meeting of the year was well attended, with at least 60 folks and as many dishes from which we ate until our bellies popped. A large group from Sherwood Forest attended,...

 

Dunn's Rock News

New In The Neighborhood Back in 1987, Tim and Mary Murray bought the white farmhouse, which sits east of the Greenville Highway facing pastoral fields and a western mountain vista. They turned the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 8, 2019

Bike Bill Impact Unclear

On Saturday, the 20th annual Assault on the Carolina’s (AOTC) drew riders from all over the country, and a few internationally, to ride from Brevard, over the South Carolina state line, and back up over Caesar’s Head. With so many riders coming...

 

Picturing The Past: Donated Scrapbook Offers A Glimpse Of An Era Of The Buck Forest Area

The local History Room at the Transylvania County Library recently received a donation of the Buck Forest Scrapbook from the Friends of DuPont State Forest. The scrapbook appears to have been a...

 

Harold Lane Mathis

Harold Lane Mathis, 72, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019. He was born June 10, 1946, in Jackson County, N.C., to the late Ranzie and Janet Melton Mathis. He was a veteran of the United States Army, retired from DuPont, and a...

 

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