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Thomas Gaston McCall Jr.

Thomas Gaston McCall Jr., 84, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019. A native of Brevard and Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Thomas G. and Bessie Bragg McCall. A graduate of Brevard High School, he was a United States Army...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center In June

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education (PCWE) is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of June....

 

Pisgah Trout Unlimited And Oskar Blues Host Fun Night Of Films This Friday

Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited has announced that, in partnership with Oskar Blues, it will be hosting a free screening of the 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour on May 17. The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The 2019 Fly...

 

Pisgah Trout Unlimited Sets Date For Fly Fishing School

The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) will hold its popular regional fly-fishing school at Harmon Field in Tryon, North Carolina on Saturday, May 11. The school is offered to beginning anglers...

 

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...

 

Wildlife Resources Provides Tips On Dealing With Animals

Now that spring is underway and the weather is warmer, wild animals are becoming more active, people are spending more time outside, and interactions between the two typically lead to an increase in phone calls to the N.C. Wildlife Resources...

 

John "Ian" Russell

John "Ian" Russell, 70, of Brevard, passed away March 26, 2019. A native of Kelty, Scotland, he was the son of the late John and Isabella Mills Russell. In addition to his parents, his sisters, Annie...

 

PCWE Offers Free Programs In April

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of April. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 

Pisgah Wildlife Education Center Offers Free Workshops In March

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of March. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 

New Traditional Sporting Groups Formed In County

Many state wildlife agencies across the country worry about their future funding sources, with trends in hunting and fishing license sales declining. This problem that state agencies started to...

 

William R. Minnich Jr.

William R. Minnich Jr. slipped gently into the loving arms of God Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, after a brief illness. His wife of 46 years, Sherry, and his dog, Blue, were both by his side. Born and...

 

Fishing Tips To Help Beat The Winter Blues

As I travel around to fishing shows, I often hear people talking about wanting to get on the stream and go fishing once it warms up. In reality, some of our best fishing of the year in the Southern...

 

Local Author Don Harris Releases 'Grandpa's Fish'

For Jody Dayton, the summer of 1943 marks the change from a boy to a man. Death, murder, love, hate, lies and growing self-confidence push him toward adulthood. After being sent to the mountains to live with his forest ranger grandfather, Jody...

 

AAUW Presentation Focuses On Fly Fishing - Brevard NC

Fly fishing isn't just for the guys. Heath Cartee, owner of Pisgah Outdoors Inc., can turn women of all ages into aficionados by patiently teaching and showing them how to master the skills and enjoy...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

New Staff Members Bring Professional Depth To Muddy Sneakers

Muddy Sneakers has announced the addition of two accomplished professionals to its administrative staff. Over the past year, the outdoor education nonprofit has improved its effectiveness by...

 

Mountainfilm To Benefit Students Across Western North Carolina - Asheville NC

Muddy Sneakers is thrilled to host Mountainfilm on Tour in Asheville for the second year on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Highland Brewing Co. The event promises a fantastic night of community and...

 

'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct. 13, raising more...

 

Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of November. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 

Mihalas Recognized By Trout Unlimited For Service

Brevard resident Zoë Mihalas was recognized at the 2018 National Meeting of Trout Unlimited (TU), receiving the organization's prestigious National Award for Distinguished Service in Youth...

 

River Runs: Five Tips For Fall Fly Fishing

As we transition into the fall fishing pattern, there are several things that anglers can do to increase their catch through out the day. Here are my top fives suggestions for improving your fall fish...

 

Wildlife Commission Offers Outdoors Events

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host or support four family-friendly outdoor skills events to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. The events, most of which...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 13, 2018

Children Learn About Summer On The Fly -Brevard NC

While the summer camp season is coming to end, the memories created for most campers will last a lifetime, and for one local camp owner those memories he hopes will instill a sense of wonder, in...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 30, 2018

Two County Residents Inducted Into Hall Of Fame -Brevard NC

Two Transylvania County residents have been inducted into the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians Hall of Fame. Kevin Howell, owner of Davidson River Outfitters, and Sandy Schenck, owner...

 

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