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Weekly Outdoor Destination: Key Falls

This week's outdoor destination is Key Falls, located behind the Key Falls Inn off Crab Creek Road. This may be one of the more easily accessible waterfalls in Transylvania County, and while on...

 

Business Leaders: Past And Present

At the end of last month, Ray Simmons passed away. Many newcomers to the county may never have heard of Simmons, but he was an important business leader in this community for decades. After serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II, Simmons...

 

DuPont Forest Festival Launches Next Weekend

On National Public Lands Day – Saturday, Sept. 22 – Friends of DuPont Forest will launch the first ever DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest. Nearly 50 activities...

 

Tourism Development Authority To Unveil New Brand - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) will unveil a new brand to support the organization’s marketing efforts at a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, at The Lumberyard on King Street in Brevard. The public is...

 

Local Gamers Find A Home At New Brevard Store – Brevard NC

Whether you’re casting a spell as a wizard, playing a TV-themed version of Monopoly or immersing yourself in some of today’s hottest computer games, a new business that recently opened in College Station in Brevard has a little bit of everything...

 

Brevard College Begins New Year – Brevard NC

Brevard College kicked off the 2018-2019 academic year last week with a slate of events and activities. Community representatives, faculty and staff were on hand to help welcome these new members of...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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