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 By Brooke Burrows    Outdoors    June 21, 2018 

Focus On The French Broad – A Paddling Place For All

In both symbolic and tangible terms, the French Broad River is a connective force with a current that sweeps across industry and agriculture, science and wildlife, recreation and sport. It has carved...

 

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 Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

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

 

Transylvania County To Celebrate Upper French Broad Riverfest June 23 In Rosman

The third annual celebration of Transylvania's Upper French Broad River is coming up this Saturday, June 23. The Transylvania French Broad Stewards, a local volunteer citizens' group, the town of...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

Picturing The Past: Overview Of The Eastatoe Township

The Eastatoe Township covers approximately 50 square miles in south central Transylvania County. It is bordered by Hogback Township to the west, Gloucester and Cathey's Creek townships to the north,...

 
 By Davd Whitmire    Outdoors    June 4, 2018

French Broad River Users Must Beware Debris

Recently, others and myself rescued a 12-year-old girl who had been stuck on a downed tree across the French Broad. This young woman could not even swim, and she was tubing on high water. This was...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 31, 2018

Transylvania Spared The Worst Of Rainfall

Though Transylvania County has gotten drenched in rain, in comparison to adjacent counties it hasn't got hit the hardest. "Overall, since Monday, Brevard has received 3.9 inches of rain, Lake Toxaway...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 28, 2018

TNRC Gets To See Courthouse Creek Logging Project Up Close

A recent field trip with the Transylvania County Natural Resources Council (TNRC) to the logging project off Courthouse Creek Road highlighted the "active management" that some have been talking...

 

Soil & Water District Hosts Awards Banquet

Around 60 people gathered in the Rogow Room of the library to attend the Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District's (SWCD) annual appreciation and awards banquet. The district hosts this...

 

Burning Can To Return August 10

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Burning CAN Beer Festival is back in 2018 at the scenic REEB Ranch. The weekend-long lawn jam includes a beer fest with over 50 craft-canning breweries, internationally touring bands, camping, food trucks, and plenty of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 17, 2018

Transylvania Battered By Heavy Rains

Transylvania County survived an onslaught of rain Wednesday morning, a few accidents and some flooding. Wilson Road was also badly damaged. "Wilson Road (between U.S. 276 and Elm Bend Road) has been t...

 

Take Pride In Rosman

I find it very hard to believe that someone is concerned about baggy pants in Rosman. The town of Rosman sits on the banks of the beautiful French Broad River. As you drive into Rosman along the river, a field full of discarded trailers can be seen...

 

Picturing The Past: Galloway-Radford House Combined Various Styles

Picturing the Past is featuring some of Brevard's historic homes over the next several weeks starting with those that will be part of the upcoming Historic House Ramble. In general, residential...

 

To Benefit The Boys & Girls Club: 'Smokin' On The River' To Offer Tasty Treats And Music

The outdoor cookout season will get off to a savory and musical start this month when the Key Falls Inn next to the French Broad River will host its third annual "Smokin' on the River" barbecue...

 
 By Josh Kelly    Outdoors    April 16, 2018

The Unique Flora, Fauna Of The Southern Blue Ridge

Geographers call the fantastic area where we live the Southern Blue Ridge. The Southern Blue Ridge is narrow near its northern terminus at Roanoke, Va., but broader southwards, and at its broadest on...

 

Hike To Courthouse Falls With RiverLink And Carolina Mountain Club April 14

Plunging 50 feet, Courthouse Falls is the most dramatic feature of the headwaters of the French Broad River. Hike to the falls with Garrett Artz, executive director of RiverLink, and Marcia Bromberg with the Carolina Mountain Club on April 14....

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 9, 2018

Six Road Projects Set For The Next 10 Years

The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has six projects, including improvements to Wilson Road, scheduled over the next 10 years in Transylvania County. The six projects are part of the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). “We are...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 2, 2018

Forum Focuses On Forest Revisions

Roughly 200 people turned out for the recent panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The U.S. Forest Service will soon release the first...

 
 By Gary Peeples    Outdoors    April 2, 2018

Endangered Mussel Making Comeback In French Broad

In 1834, a freshwater mussel collected near the convergence of the Swannanoa and French Broad Rivers was recognized as a new species– the Appalachian elktoe. Eighty years later, Carnegie Museum...

 

Wildlife Conservation Recognizes Transylvania Resident David Whitmire

The North Carolina Chapter of the Wildlife Society recently awarded Transylvania County resident David Whitmire with the 2018 Wildlife Conservation Award for his lifetime of dedication to the...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    March 5, 2018

Brevard College Selling Estate Property

Brevard College is selling five parcels of land they acquired from the late Charles Pickelsimer’s estate. “The college’s Board of Trustees decided to sell all the properties acquired through the estate as we have no immediate need for any of...

 

Explore The French Broad Paddle Trail

When you can combine camping and paddling together especially over multi days, life is good. For years one had to travel to other rivers and lakes to enjoy this experience. Today, you can with a...

 

Headwaters Outfitters Announces Paddle Trail Speaker Series - Rosman, NC

The folks at Headwaters Outfitters have years of experience on the French Broad River. Who better to learn from to get your boat out this spring? Join them for presentations March 8 and 10. Headwaters Outfitters announces a partnership with Mountain...

 

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