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Invasive Plants In DuPont State Forest

By Tamia Dame of MountainTrue Many of us are familiar with the power of kudzu and its ability to overtake anything in its path. You may have memories tasting the sweet nectar of Japanese Honeysuckle, known to some as “liquid cand... — Updated 5/31/2021


Transylvania Always Launches Updated Waterfall Safety Program

Transylvania Always, a local initiative funded and coordinated by Transylvania County Tourism (TCT), will roll out an all new waterfall safety campaign with updated messaging and educational opportunities ahead of the busy summer s... — Updated 5/26/2021


Friends Of DuPont Forest Introduces Share The Trails Campaign

Celebrating 21 years of caring for the trails, waterfalls and natural resources of DuPont State Recreational Forest, Friends of DuPont Forest is introducing the Share the Trails... — Updated 5/19/2021

 By Derek McKissock    News

Board Agrees On Fire Dept. Funding

County commissioners appear likely to approve a 5 percent personnel line item funding increase for all fire departments and the Transylvania County Rescue Squad, resulting in a $.0253 cents property tax increase above revenue... — Updated 5/13/2021


Temporary Closures Ahead For Dupont's Triple Falls Trail

Throughout the month of May, visitors to DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF), a popular destination for locals and out-of-towners, should expect several temporary closures for Triple Falls Trail. Exact dates and duration of... — Updated 5/10/2021


Friends Of DuPont Forest Announces 2021 DuPont Forest Festival Sept. 25 – Transylvania County

On National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, Friends of DuPont Forest will host the 3rd annual DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest. “We... — Updated 5/3/2021


Fixed Rate Would Help Fire Departments

Recently, our Fire Department had a training exercise on our property. We’re thankful that God has allowed us the opportunity to return and enjoy our senior season amongst people of like minds that provide “life, liberty, and... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Alex Perri    Features

Habitat Project Showing Good Results

Six months after completion, a wetland habitat restoration project that included the French Broad River is showing positive results. Conserving Carolina's natural resources manager... — Updated 4/7/2021


DuPont Closes Single-Track Trails Until Tuesday-Brevard NC

In response to recent heavy rainfall and flooding, DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) officials have closed all single-track trails through 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 30. Trails are wet with standing water, making them... — Updated 3/26/2021

 By Abby Williams    Outdoors

Forest Bathing Is More Than Just A Walk In The Woods

Instead of rushing to one destination – a certain waterfall or mountain lookout – have you ever just moved through the trees slowly, with a noticing eye, and become part of the... — Updated 3/15/2021


Little River Bridge Named For Bill Yarborough – Transylvania County, NC

Agricultural Commissioner Steve Troxler honored longtime N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services employee Bill Yarborough by naming the DuPont State Recreational Forest... — Updated 3/8/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

Time To Tackle Transylvania's Trash – Transylvania County, NC

A community effort to pick up garbage on March 13 along Wilson Road has gained momentum that began with a "concerned citizen" and joins expanded efforts to tackle Transylvania... — Updated 3/2/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Blood Drive Saturday, Feb. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue Department. Come on down. The life you save may be yours, a stranger, or someone you know. Cedar Mountain Community Center If you have... — Updated 2/11/2021


New TCT 'Leave It Better' Effort Underway – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Tourism (TCT), through its sustainability initiative Transylvania Always, will be launching the next stage of its “Leave It Better” campaign today. The new phase encourages locals to step up and actively... — Updated 2/3/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

TNRC Hears Hellbender Trail Update – Transylvania County, NC

A bike and pedestrian “interstate” system, with over 150 miles of greenways, could eventually connect Transylvania with Buncombe, Henderson and Madison counties if plans for the Hellbender Trail come to fruition, according to... — Updated 2/1/2021


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


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