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Cedar Mountain News

Cedar Mountain Community Meeting Cedar Mountain Community Center President Suzanne Lawson recognized Abby Smith as the 2019 recipient of the $1,000 Cedar Mountain Community Center Scholarship. Smith is a rising sophomore at Florida Southern College...

 
 By David Whitmire    Outdoors    May 16, 2019 

TNRC Tours Prescription Burns In DuPont, Donut Hole

As one of many folks who live in Transylvania and Henderson counties who has watched this relative new state-owned forest take shape and grow, many of us have had concerns. As a sportsman, will our...

 

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

 
 Church    May 16, 2019 

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

 

Center To Present 'Guardians Of Our Troubled Waters'

The Center for Cultural Preservation, WNC’s History and Documentary Film Center, has announced the release of award-winning film director David Weintraub’s new film on the ordinary people who did extraordinary things to protect southern rivers an...

 

The Riveter Brings New Adventures To Mills River

A new fitness facility aims to take your adventures to new heights. Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter will join outdoor adventure and...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s Dinner and Program at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center will be held next Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. The program will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, owners of Rockb...

 

Kris Allen Hovey

Kris Allen Hovey lost his battle with cancer April 24, 2019. He said his happiest days were in the last 15 years spent living in the mountains of western North Carolina, with a special affinity to...

 

Pisgah Pride Day 2019 Was A Huge Success

For Pisgah Pride Day 2019 over 300 people working on 17 projects across the Pisgah Ranger District. Volunteers: •Installed a new entry sign at the Ranger Station. •Built rock steps near top of...

 

Farmers Impacted By Heavy Rains

Local farmers are feeling the impact of last week's torrential rain and many are digging their way out from debris, garbage and silt that have destroyed their first crop of the season. Much of the...

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 

Picturing The Past: Community Clubs: An Essential Part For Developing Communities

As community clubs throughout the Transylvania County grew in the mid-20th century they worked to develop programs for all ages. Community dinners, holiday parties and other entertainments were...

 

Children Of The American Revolution Society Win Statewide Contests

Beckett and Elizabeth Chapman, members of the local French Broad River Society of the CAR were recent winners in two of the N.C. State President's initiative contests. They won first place in the...

 

Richard Carl Fry

Richard Carl Fry passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home in Pisgah Forest, after a prolonged illness. He was 79 years old. He was born in Teaneck, N.J., on Oct. 14, 1939, to Carl Frederick...

 

Financing For Bike Paths

Bicycling has become a popular pastime, as exemplified by the more than 1,000 riders who participated in last Saturday’s Assault on the Carolinas. It is a pastime we should encourage. Bicycling is healthy. It provides excellent aerobic exercise wit...

 

The Transylvania French Broad Stewards Merges With Conserving Carolina And Other Outdoors News

After almost a year of conversation, the final draft of a MOU that puts The Transylvania French Broad Stewards under the hat of Conserving Carolina, is all but complete. In today’s world it seems that mergers, buyouts or all-out takeovers are...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Barbecue And Stories Gary Compton's barbecue did not disappoint the throngs of folks who attended last week's Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner. While some folks visited with each other, others...

 

Cedar Mountain News

AOTC Saturday, April 6, will be the Assault on the Carolinas (AOTC) bicycle race. The AOTC is the annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest. The event includes two route options: 100k...

 
 By Park Baker    News    March 25, 2019

River Tour Looks At Needs

Sections of the upper French Broad River are being overused, while other sections are being underused, according to local officials. Last week, a group of conservationists, land managers and local...

 

News Of Organizations

Democrats The Transylvania County Democratic Party announces that Zeb L. Smathers, Canton’s mayor, will be the keynote speaker at its annual convention on March 30 at the Transylvania County Election Center at 150 Gaston St. Doors will open at...

 

Transylvania History: First Train Reached Brevard In 1894

In 1894 the first train reached Brevard. It was welcomed by a crowd of awed spectators. The building of the rail line was marred by one fatality: an engine fell through a temporary bridge, killing the fireman and carrying the engineer Ben Edgerton...

 

Glancing Back: Morrow, Trent Become Marine Corps Officers

The following briefs are from Thursday, March 20, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. The Board of the Mary C. Jenkins Community Center is seeking applications for the position of teacher for the Kiddieland Day Care School. _______________ The...

 

Jerry Samuel Bishop

Jerry Samuel Bishop, 84, of Asheville, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at Mission Hospital. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Annie O. Bishop. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Patterson Bishop. He...

 

Stay, Pay And Play In Transylvania County

Have you ever taken a look at a hotel/motel receipt and noticed the extra taxes added to your room? Did you know some of these additional taxes might go directly back into the county where you...

 

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