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 By Alex Perri    Outdoors    August 19, 2019 

Destination Waterfall – East Fork Falls

East Fork Falls is a 15-foot waterfall located in the newly designated Head-waters State Forest in Transylvania County near the South Carolina State line, and is the perfect spot to savor the last...

 

Mary Jane Lee

Mary Jane Lee, 76, of Brevard, passed away Aug. 7, 2019. She was born in Ithaca, N.Y. to the late Donald H. Coon and Margaret L. Coon. In addition to her parents, her husband, Fred N. Lee Jr.; her stepmother, Doris Coon; and brother-in-law, Edwin (Bu...

 

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 DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

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

 

Canoe Relay Is Still Having Ripple Effects

Creative fundraising is nothing new in Transylvania County. Many local bingo games, bake sales and yard sales address many community and individual needs. Larger-scale events, such as the Mountain...

 

City Infrastructure Receives Funding – Brevard, NC

The N.C. Division of Water Infrastructure (NCDWI) has approved a $500,000 grant and a $1,583,000 no interest loan for the city of Brevard’s Gallimore Road Sewer Rehab Project. “The purpose of this project is to reduce rain dependent inflow and...

 

Glancing Back: Richard Parris Wins Soap Box Derby Title

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 7, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. William H. Wilkie Jr., a native of Skyland and a space engineer, designed the whole-body counter that is being used in the National Space Administration’s...

 

Disturbing Headline

Your issue of The Transylvania Times of July 18, 2019 has a headline that is very disturbing to us. We are weavers. We weave. We will weave, have wove, (sic) have been weaving and have woven thousand of yards of fabric. Never have we weaved. Even my... Full story

 

Paddling Pisgah: Exploring South Mills by Kayak – Pisgah National Forest

When most folks think of outdoor recreation in Transylvania County, they're often quick to picture hiking, cycling, fishing, riding horses and even rock climbing or tubing. The French Broad River is...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian All are welcome for worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. this Sunday at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Sarah Grace Montgomery will preach from Luke 11:1-11, with a sermon titled “The Gift....

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

NCFS Improves Ecosytem At Headwaters Forest – Transylvania County, NC

Headwaters State Forest is coming up on its one-year anniversary since opening to the public, and, according to state forest ranger Michael Cheek, the public is enjoying the new 6,730-acres of public...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 4, 2019

River Water Quality Recorded Weekly

Water quality recently failed to meet swim standards in the French Broad River at the Wilson Road and Crab Creek Road public access points, according to the French Broad Riverkeeper. Each Thursday afternoon throughout the spring, summer and fall,...

 

Tourism Grant Aims To Help French Broad Stay Clear Of Debris

Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) provided a $10,000 grant in the spring to support the efforts of Transylvania County to keep the French Broad River clear of debris that causes erosion problems and poses a threat to recreational users. Transylvania...

 

Dunn's Rock News

The last time I saw my neighbor Jayne Fought at a Dunn’s Rock Community Center dinner and program, she was wearing a shirt with an “Island Ford Adventures” logo on it. Curious about her new...

 

Dunn's Rock News

A Lesson On Cherokee History Joe McGaha came prepared for Yvonne Dickson-McCall’s presentation on Cherokee history. Over the years of gardening at his home off Walnut Hollow Road, Joe has found a...

 

Film Spotlights 'Guardians Of Our Troubled Waters'

Local film maker David Weintraub and the Center for Cultural Preservation premiered its latest film over this past weekend, “Guardians of Our Troubled Waters.” One of Weintraub’s past work,...

 

Picturing The Past: A Tale Of Several Cheese Factories In County

Picturing the Past has featured several Transylvania dairies during National Dairy Month, but did you know that Transylvania County had two cheese factories in the early 1900s? In late 1917,...

 

Burning CAN Beer Fest Set For Aug. 9-10

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Annual Burning CAN Beer Fest will pop off on Aug. 9-10 at the scenic REEB Ranch. Burning CAN is a weekend-long craft beer throwdown complete with outdoor sports, camping, two nights of live music by internationally touring...

 

French Broad Proves To Be A River For All Ages

Where did you find nature as a child? Susan Brown is an avid paddler who has lived in Transylvania County for the last 18 years, but she grew up in the suburbs of Detroit. These days, as a passionate advocate for the French Broad River, she meets...

 

Rosman News

Benefit Bingo A benefit bingo will be held July 27 at Balsam Grove Community Center for the James McCall family. Food sales begin at 5 p.m. and bingo at 6 p.m. There will also be raffles, a cake auction and a 50/50. On May 29, James was in a severe...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Tonight’s Dinner And Program Come to Dunn’s Rock Community Center tonight at 6 p.m. for our monthly dinner and program. Yvonne McCall-Dickson will speak on Cherokee history, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Yvonne, a seventh generation native of Transylvan...

 

Scholarship Helps Doug Grimm Pursue Career

Doug Grimm joined the youth choir in his hometown of Savannah, Ga., at the age of 7, and he has been singing ever since. In 2018 he graduated from Brevard High School and was awarded a Connestee Falls...

 

The Return Of The Muskellunge

What The River Wants A floodplain restoration could help bring back muskie in the French Broad. Gigantic muskellunge – or muskie – have long made their home in the French Broad River. They’re a...

 

Banner Farm Bridge Closed For Repairs

An N.C. Department of Transportation crew will begin repairing a small bridge near the French Broad River in Henderson County on Monday. A maintenance team will close a short section of Banner Farm Road between Brannon Road and Brevard Road until...

 

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