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 By Dan DeWitt    Features    August 16, 2018

Rise & Shine Students Enjoy Outdoor Camp

Rise & Shine Neighbors in Ministry is mostly known for its acclaimed after-school tutoring program focused on reading, writing and math. In the future it also may be famous for instructing scholar...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 6, 2018

Local Wins National Mountain Bike Competition -Brevard NC

Brevard resident Beth Hoffmeister won her age group last month at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, an annual event that draws racers from all over the country to compete in the...

 

Flier Focus: Waterfall Safety - Brevard NC

As part of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority's (TCTDA) ongoing effort to raise awareness about waterfall safety, inserted in this edition of The Transylvania Times is a flier...

 

Picturing The Past: DuPont's Fotofax Provided A Wealth Of Information

In September 1956, the E.I. DuPont Company purchased thousands of acres in Transylvania and Henderson counties to build the first full-scale silicon plant in the United States. Located north of the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 26, 2018

Park Visitor Numbers Hold Steady -Brevard NC

Visitation numbers to public lands in Transylvania County are up this year, but not by much, according to local land managers. The Davidson River corridor remains one of the most visited areas of the region, according to U.S. Forest Service public in...

 

Picturing The Past: Little River: Home To Hogs And Gladiolus

Little River Township, located in southeastern Transylvania County, is bordered by Boyd, Brevard and Dunn's Rock townships, as well as Henderson County and South Carolina. Most of the creeks and...

 

Scouts Build Pollinator Garden At DuPont Forest's Visitor Center

The Aleen Steinberg Visitor Center at DuPont State Recreational Forest has become a better environment for a different kind of visitor: Monarch butterflies and other pollinators. On Saturday, May 12,...

 

Brevard College Choral Camp To Culminate With Performance

This week, 18 high school singers will be on the Brevard College campus for a residential choral intensive. Now in its third year, the Brevard Choral Institute is a collaboration between Brevard College and the Brevard Music Center designed to...

 

Deadly Waterfalls

Every summer, people slide over one of our many waterfalls to their death. Tragically, this summer has proven to be no different. The two fatalities thus far this summer have been at Rainbow Falls in the upper end of the county. On July 4,...

 

Connestee Art League Presents 'Art In The Park'

The 13th annual “Art in the Park,” featuring more than 30 local artists, will take place on Saturday, July 7, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Highway 276, between Connestee Falls Realty and The Top of the Falls Realty. The outstanding lineup includes two...

 

Destination: Twin Falls

This week's destination hike is Twin Falls in the Headwaters State Forest. This waterfall is at the headwaters of the East Fork River, one of the main cold-water tributaries of the French Broad...

 

DuPont Hosts Free Summer Educational Programs

Rangers from Holmes Educational State Forest and DuPont State Recreational Forest have teamed up to offer free summer educational programs at DuPont State Recreational Forest. Programs will be offered in several locations and are open on a...

 

U.S. 64 Wreck Results In Injuries-Brevard NC

Despite the severity of an accident in Rosman on U.S. 64 Tuesday involving two cars and five people, there were no fatalities. "It was probably one of the worst wrecks I've worked in a while," said...

 

Tina Duncan Solo Exhibit At Grace Centre Gallery

An exhibit of 16 North Carolina waterfall paintings by award winning artist Tina Duncan will be on display at the Grace Centre Gallery, off Highway 280 in Mills River. The show runs through July 8...

 

Lisa Glines Opens New Myofascial Release Massage Practice In Brevard

Bliss in the Mountains Myofascial Release massage has opened for business in the Harris Architect building at 35 W. Probart St. in Brevard. Owner Lisa Glines relocated her busy Portland, Maine,...

 

Wayfinding Signs Placed In Key Spots Around County

New wayfinding signs are appearing all over Transylvania County thanks to grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the county's Tourism Development Authority (TDA). The project was...

 

Author's Treks In Remote Lands Inspire Insights, Self-Reliance

Faced with a prognosis of late-in-life osteoporosis, Aleen Steinberg responded by adapting a vigorous exercise regimen and fulfilling a life-long dream of adventuring to distant lands. Determined to...

 

Waterfall Safety Press Event Rescheduled To June 13 - Brevard

The waterfall safety press event that was postponed because of last week’s flooding has been rescheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, in Pisgah National Forest at Cove Creek Group Campground. This event is sponsored by the Transylvania County...

 

DuPont Forest Extends Certain Trail Closures Through At Least June 3- Brevard NC

Officials at DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) have determined that the continuing rainfall from Tropical Storm Alberto has left trails susceptible to damage from trail users. Closures for all DSRF single-track trails and several other trails...

 

Staged Waterfall Rescue Planned At Cove Creek

With vacationers arriving throughout outdoor destinations in western North Carolina, park, forest and emergency management leaders will gather to talk about waterfall safety at 10 a.m., Thursday, at Cove Creek Group Campground in Pisgah National...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 28, 2018

TNRC Gets To See Courthouse Creek Logging Project Up Close

A recent field trip with the Transylvania County Natural Resources Council (TNRC) to the logging project off Courthouse Creek Road highlighted the "active management" that some have been talking...

 

Muddy Sneakers

With the ubiquity of electronic devices– video games, cell phones, tablets, television, etc. – many youth rarely spend time outdoors. The prevalence and immoderate use of such devices and some of their negative impacts on children has been well...

 

Mountain Bikers To Discuss Trail Stewardship

The final spring event of the Conserving Carolina Speaker Series will feature Kim Coram and John Wise-man, members of Pisgah Area SORBA – Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association. In "Hikes, Bikes,...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Celebrate 10 Years On May 11 At Lumberyard

In the summer of 2007, two local camp owners, Chuck McGrady (Falling Creek) and Sandy Schenck (Green River Preserve), along with Aleen Steinberg, a conservationist and advocate behind the protection...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Celebrate 10 Years On May 11

In the summer of 2007, two local camp owners, Chuck McGrady (Falling Creek) and Sandy Schenck (Green River Preserve), along with Aleen Steinberg, a conservationist and advocate behind the protection...

 

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