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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...

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    June 10, 2019

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,...

 
 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...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 1, 2019

Bill Calls For Fee Study At DuPont

“Pay to play” might be coming to DuPont State Recreational Forest sooner than anticipated. N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards is the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 390, which was filed in the General Assembly on Thursday, that directs the state Department...

 

Stay, Pay And Play In Transylvania County

Have you ever taken a look at a hotel/motel receipt and noticed the extra taxes added to your room? Did you know some of these additional taxes might go directly back into the county where you...

 

Discover Natural Transylvania To Discuss Skunks March 7

Alan Cameron will present "The Skunks of North Carolina" for Discover Natural Transylvania program at the Transylvania County Library at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7. Cameron uses game cameras to capt...

 

Conserving Carolina Has Protected More Than 45,000 Acres

Conserving Carolina protected another 1,070 acres in 2018, bringing the total acreage that the land trust has helped protect to more than 45,000 acres. These protected lands are located in Transylvani...

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Grows By 402 Acres

Last week, Conserving Carolina transferred 402 acres of land to the N.C. Forest Service to expand DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF). This tract helps to conserve key headwater streams along the...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Library Bookmobile The bookmobile comes to the Cedar Mountain Community Center every second Thursday of the month from 4 until 6 p.m. Mark your calendars, so you don’t miss it. The next stop is Thursday, Feb. 14. At the library is the bimonthly new...

 

County Park Decision Delayed

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the due diligence period to Oct. 31 on whether to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard. During their regular meeting Monday, com...

 

Muddy Sneakers Wins Best Of The Blue Ridge Awards

Muddy Sneakers, an outdoor science education program, recently received two Best of the Blue Ridge awards. Blue Ridge Outdoors announced in its January issue that Muddy Sneakers took top honors in...

 

Cedar Mountain News

SoupCook-Off By Patty Stahl A large and hungry crowd gathered at the Cedar Mountain Community on Saturday evening to enjoy soup, salad, bread and desserts. Fifteen wonderful cooks brought and entered...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 24, 2019

DuPont Forest Receives Another Land Donation - Transylvania County, NC

The Conservation Fund, an environmental non-profit, has conveyed 778.5 acres owned by the Pickelsimer estate to the state, with the property becoming part of DuPont State Recreational Forest, likely...

 

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