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Forest Service Urges Caution On Fireworks Use

N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to use extreme caution with fireworks to reduce the risk of igniting wildfires during Independence Day celebrations. "With the current... — Updated 7/3/2020


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... — Updated 7/1/2020


Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD... — Updated 7/1/2020


Rosa Marie Queen Rollins

Rosa Marie Queen Rollins, 79, of Brevard, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, June 29, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Simpson Queen Sr., and Alzena Bradley. She... — Updated 7/1/2020


Support Wildlife In Southern Appalachian Forests

Forests in the Southern Appalachians are some of the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world: however, these forests have departed from healthy conditions and many wildlife and plant species are in decline due to... — Updated 6/29/2020


Glancing Back: William Cathey To Lead T.C. Henderson

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 2, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Saturday, July 4, will be a holiday in Brevard and Transylvania County with most of the stores being closed. The day will be highlighted in... — Updated 6/29/2020


Karen Robinson

Karen Robinson, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020. She was the daughter of Nellie Marie Hemphill Robinson and the late Joseph Robinson Sr. Left to cherish her memory... — Updated 6/24/2020


Vance "Wayne" Frady

Vance “Wayne” Frady, 91, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Mission Hospital, after a brief illness. He was born in Transylvania County to the late... — Updated 6/24/2020

 By Gray Jernigan    Opinion

U.S. Forest Service Plans Fail To Protect Area Water Quality

The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests are the headwaters of seven major river systems, providing drinking water for millions of people in four southeastern states and wildlife habitat for a bewildering array of native species,... — Updated 6/24/2020

 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020


Parker Waymon Pace

Parker Waymon Pace, 83, husband of Anne R. Pace, of Brevard, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, June 19, 2020. He was home surrounded by his family. Born in Rocky Bottom,... — Updated 6/22/2020

 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Outdoors Experts Hold Webinar On Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan-Brevard NC

The commenting period for the draft Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan revision ends on June 29, and local nonprofit MountainTrue held a webinar with recreation experts last Tuesday to discuss the draft plan’s implications on one of... — Updated 6/22/2020


Ruby Avanell Winchester Oliver

Ruby Avanell Winchester Oliver, 90, of Brevard, passed away March 14, 2020, at the home of her son, Kevin Oliver, in Hickory. She was born May 26, 1929, in the Calvert Community of... — Updated 6/22/2020


Patricia Galloway Hampton

Patricia Galloway Hampton, 80, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. Born in Transylvania County June 18, 1940, she was the... — Updated 6/22/2020


Forest Service Issues Warning About Black Bears In Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest warns visitors to North Mills River, Bent Creek Experimental Forest, and Black Balsam and surrounding areas on the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look ou... — Updated 6/22/2020


Additional Campgrounds And Recreation Areas Open In Pisgah

Pisgah National Forest has opened additional campgrounds and recreation areas. On the Appalachian Ranger District, Roan Mountain and the following sites operated by FIND Outdoors have opened: Black Mountain Campground, Briar Bottom... — Updated 6/22/2020


Glancing Back: One Killed, Three Injured In Accident

The following briefs are from the Thursday, June 25, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. One man was killed and three others were injured in an auto collision Wednesday, June 17, about 11:15 p.m. on U.S. 64 near Pisgah Gardens... — Updated 6/22/2020


Looking Glass Falls, Pink Beds, Sycamore Flats And Coontree Back Open-Brevard NC

The Pisgah National Forest has opened additional campgrounds and recreation areas. On the Pisgah Ranger District, the following have opened: Looking Glass Falls and Picnic Area,... — Updated 6/19/2020


Ethel Mae (Brock) Horton

Ethel Mae (Brock) Horton went to be with our Lord and Savior Thursday, June 11, 2020, after 94 wonderful years on this Earth. She was a faithful wife, homemaker and devout Christian. She raised two devoted children, whom both... — Updated 6/18/2020


Cedar Mountain News

Cancellations •Due to Covid-19 concerns the Janie and Solomon Jones family reunion scheduled for July 4 has been cancelled. •Faith Chapel trustees have decided that the chapel w... — Updated 6/18/2020


Laura Smith Named Teacher Of The Year-Brevard NC

In a nod to the ongoing health crisis, educators across Transylvania County Schools gathered in a public meeting livestreamed to the district's Facebook page for the surprise... — Updated 6/17/2020


Audrey Ann Walker Smith

Audrey Ann Walker Smith, 71, passed away Monday, June 15, 2020, at Transylvania Regional Hospital. She was born July 30, 1948 to the late Henry Philmore Walker and Hattie Perkins Walker. In addition to her parents, she was also... — Updated 6/17/2020


Thomas C. McCall

Thomas C. McCall, 72, of Brevard, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020. Originally from Macon County, he was the son of the late Henry and Gertrude Carpenter McCall. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his bro... — Updated 6/17/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

TNRC Has Six Ideas For Forest Plan-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the Transylvania Natural Resource Council’s (TNRC) recommendations for the draft Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan Revision and will send the recommendations to... — Updated 6/15/2020


Brevard's 'Rabbit Joe' Clayton

I was intrigued by an item in a recent issue of The Times excerpted from the June 14, 1928, BrevardNews. It noted that Joe Clayton of Brevard was embarking on a professional baseball career. I did some research on Joe Clayton and... — Updated 6/15/2020


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