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How Transylvania County Lead The State In Bear Conservation – Transylvania County, NC

I can remember well as my grandfather rushed into the house excitedly saying, "I saw a bear track." He worked for the N.C. Department of Transportation and saw the track off a... — Updated 1/18/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between January and June of 2020. July through December will appear in Monday's... — Updated 12/30/2020

 

Waterfalls And Natural Wonders Part Of Visitor Experience At DuPont State Recreational Forest

DuPont State Recreational Forest is celebrating another milestone this year. The beloved and highly popular state forest opened around 2,500 acres of forestland, including the... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

Thankful For Resiliency

2020 has been one of the most difficult years this century. Due to COVID-19, more than 250,000 Americans have died, millions have been unemployed for at least a few months and thousands of businesses have closed. In addition,... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Bow Hunting DuPont State Recreational Forest – Transylvania County, NC

Hunting in general has seen a decline in participation numbers over the last two decades as more people in America live in more urbanized areas. Many people have moved away from... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

Cedar Mountain Area Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Curley Huggins said the committee working on the Cedar Mountain Small Area Plan believes it will give an “accurate depiction of what Cedar Mountain community members feel is important.” Huggins is chairman of the committee... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Friends Of DuPont State Forest Seeks Board Members – Transylvania County, NC

Are you passionate about DuPont State Recreational Forest and looking for a way to give back? Do you want to help shape the future of the forest? The Friends of DuPont Forest is seeking board members from the community with a... — Updated 11/11/2020

 
 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Little River News

What a beautiful scene in Little River valley this weekend. The last of the deciduous trees were boldly displaying their colors among the green pines and the already bare trees.... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Daylight Savings Time Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m., Sunday, marking the time when clocks "fall back" and we gain an extra hour of sleep. Be sure to reset your time pieces,... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Fighting The Trash Pandemic Locally Makes An Impact

We, as citizens of Transylvania County, should be immensely proud of how we have worked together to keep our county's COVID-19 numbers down this summer. A quick look shows an infect... — Updated 10/26/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser Due to the inclement weather, our spaghetti supper drive-thru fundraiser wasn't as well attended as we hoped. We want to thank everyone who braved the... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Features

Public Land Officials Report Record Numbers – Transylvania County, NC

Outdoor recreation is growing even faster in popularity than it already was due to COVID-19, and while many may lament the days of quiet trips to now oft overrun places such as... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Henderson Paddles Horsepasture By Packraft

Within a county known as the "Land of Waterfalls," Gorges State Park might contain the highest concentration of cascades within any of our region's public land units. Transylvania... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Open Up Roadside Parking

Like most people, I am getting tired of the new normal. We can’t gather in our churches, theaters or community centers that we once enjoyed. We are blessed to live in a part of the country with beautiful national and state... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Historical Calendars The 2021 calendars are for sale at Whistlestop, Creekside, the Cedar Mountain Cafe, and the Hiker and the Hound for a donation of $15. Stop in and get yours now before they run out. The Cedar... — Updated 9/24/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Small Area Plan Survey Results Presented – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) recently met for the first time since the spring and the county’s Interim Planning and Community Development Director Allen McNeill presented the results from a public input... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

Fall 2020 Hunting Season Begins In Transylvania County

Every year, early September marks the beginning of the hunting season in North Carolina. Transylvania County has a mixture of both private and public land, where hunters can hunt... — Updated 9/21/2020

 

More Land Added To DuPont State Recreational Forest – Transylvania County, NC

There is now more land in DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF), including clear trout streams, rare wildflowers and important wildlife habitat. On July 1, Conserving Carolina... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

Decoy Deer Helps With Catching Poachers – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office has announced recent success in its campaign to stop illegal wildlife poaching using a robotic "decoy deer" purchased with donations from... — Updated 7/27/2020

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Gets More Land-Brevard NC

There is now more land in DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF), including clear trout streams, rare wildflowers and important wildlife habitat. On July 1, Conserving Carolina... — Updated 7/23/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Local Public Lands Under Pressure – Transylvania County, NC

In June, DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) saw an increase of at least 10,000 additional cars visiting its access area parking lots compared to June 2019. Pisgah National... — Updated 7/13/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

MacDonald Moves On After Being At DuPont Forest's Beginnings

Former DuPont State Recreational Forest ranger Bruce MacDonald has worked with the N.C. Forest Service in some capacity since he was a student at Warren Wilson College in the... — Updated 7/9/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

State To Study Fees For DuPont-Brevard NC

New legislation coming out of Raleigh this month will look at DuPont State Recreational Forest's finances and study the possibility of enacting user fees in the future. Gov. Roy Coo... — Updated 6/30/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Fatality Reported At DuPont State Recreational Forest-Brevard NC

A DuPont State Recreational Forest visitor died Sunday afternoon after suffering a cardiac event, according to officials. Cedar Mountain Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a possible seizure on Triple Falls Trail around 2... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

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