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Local Historian Concerned About Proposed Dollar Store

The Transylvania Times article about a proposed new Dollar General Store off U.S. 276 at the intersection of Becky Mountain Road and Rich Mountain Road raises many serious questions for residents in south Transylvania County, not just Dunn’s Rock...

 

Wildlife Destination: Cold Mountain Game Lands

Just over the mountain on Highway 215 in Haywood County lies 3,631 acres of NC Wildlife Resource Commission (NCWRC) Land. A relatively new game lands addition, just over 10 years old, much of this...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    December 2, 2019

Witness Tells Of Events Leading To Ayala's Death

Court in Transylvania County recessed Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday, with state witness Nioka Metcalf in the middle of her testimony about the night of July 20, 2017, when 18-year-old Saul Ayala died from stab wounds on Washington Avenue in...

 

Whitmire To Present Program On Pisgah Game Preserve

The Transylvania County Library's Discover Natural Transylvania series on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. will feature "The Story of the Pisgah Game Preserve" with David Whitmire. The program will...

 

Blue Ridge Health Moves To New Location

Seven years after Blue Ridge Health (BRH) opened its practice in Brevard, it is now moving from its long-time location on Hospital Drive to a newly built-out practice in the French Broad Place building, near downtown. BRH-Transylvania will open in...

 

Cedar Mountain News

Caroling At McGaha Chapel Top off your Thanksgiving weekend and move into the Christmas season by joining the Caroling at historic McGaha Chapel (ca. 1872) on Sunday, Dec. 1. The singing of Carols, bo...

 

Brevard Gallery Walk Offers Artistic Presents

The galleries and arts spots of Brevard invite the public to the Nov. 22 Fourth Friday Gallery Walk from 5-8 p.m. Cindy Rehm serves as interim executive director of the Transylvania Community Arts...

 

Dunn's Rock News

The Tea Hut If you find that your vehicle begins to pull toward the river while nearing the intersection of Greenville Highway and Becky Mountain Road, don't fight it. Cruise into the parking lot of...

 

Rosman High Seniors Give Back To Their Community

Rosman High School (RHS) wants to instill in its students not just the idea of service to others but also learning about community resources. One way to do this is to continue the annual tradition of...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    November 14, 2019

Study Looks At River Access – Transylvania County, NC

A new study on access to the French Broad River suggests investing in river “blueway” infrastructure will boost the local economy. The study, which was recently approved by the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners, was written by Rachel...

 

'Hidden Rivers' Film At Pilot Cove A River Clean-Up Benefit

Around 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, a chilly fall wind blew through the amphitheater at Pilot Cove in Pisgah Forest. Over 80 people bundled up along the bouldered rows, seeing unique species of our...

 

Mountain Sun Launches The Natural Play Project

Backpacking trips, bird banding, paddling 28 miles on the French Broad River, learning primitive skills, and spending a night in a tent: these are some of the things Mountain Sun Community School...

 

NCSCAR Hosts Board Members Meeting At Veterans History Museum

The French Broad River Society of the Children of the American Revolution (CAR) and the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas recently hosted the 2019 Winter Board and Members meeting of the North...

 

French Broad River Partnership To Hold First Annual Meeting

The French Broad River Partnership would like to invite the public to attend its first annual meeting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 6, at Sierra Nevada Brewing. The French Broad River Partnership’s mission is to maintain and improve the French Broad...

 

Whitmire Praises Agreement Between USDA And State

On this past September 25th, the National Forests in North Carolina, including our own Pisgah District received a signed Memorandum of Understanding. This MOU was signed by the North Carolina Departme...

 

Friday Gallery Walk Kicks Off Halloweenfest – Brevard, NC

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites the public to enjoy Brevard’s Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Oct. 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. During gallery walk the TC Arts Council will host an opening reception for their new exhibit “Myth & Folklor...

 

TDA Report: Accommodation Revenues Doubled – Transylvania County, NC

In the 2011/12 fiscal year, slightly more than $9 million in accommodation revenues was reported in Transylvania County, while this past fiscal year that number had jumped to more than $18 million....

 

Conserving Carolina Will Host Headwaters State Forest Guided Hike Oct. 25

Conserving Carolina is hosting a guided hike to Bursted Rock in Headwaters State Forest on Friday, Oct. 25. Southeast stewardship manager Pam Torlina will lead the 5.2, strenuous, out-and-back hike....

 

Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses. During their...

 

Haran Awarded Silver Medal Of Appreciation

Larry Chapman of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the SAR Silver Medal of Appreciation to Sharon Horan at this month’s meeting of the Joseph McDowell Chapter...

 

Help Our Town

Many of our streets such as Main and French Broad are in a disgusting condition with potholes and some patched potholes and cracks. They need repair, repaving and repainting of lines. Much to our surprise, part of Main Street has been repainted....

 

Riverkeepers Release Testing Results On Local Rivers

Each week throughout the spring, summer and fall, MountainTrue’s French Broad, Green and Broad Riverkeepers release new, up-to-date bacteria testing results for monitoring sites at public access points in the French Broad, Green, and Broad River...

 

Nonprofit Partners In New Camping Option – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday evening for a new group campground, Cherryfield Creek, a partnership between the nonprofit Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA) and local developer Jos...

 

Futurists

On a red oak tree near Williamson Creek, a furry yellow tussock caterpillar sought a place to cocoon, striving to achieve his destiny as a moth. In a field bordering the French Broad River, thousands of dragonflies swarmed, darting and hovering,...

 

French Broad Riverkeeper Releases Report On River's Health

Each week throughout the spring, summer and fall, MountainTrue’s French Broad, Green and Broad Riverkeepers release new, up-to-date bacteria testing results for monitoring sites at public access points in the French Broad, Green, and Broad River...

 

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