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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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,...

 

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...

 

Strategic Plan Will Guide County Tourism Efforts-Transylvania County, NC

On June 4, Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) hosted tourism partners and area stakeholders at a community presentation of TCT’s new strategic plan that will guide work for countywide tourism from 2020 to 2024. In October 2018, the plan was develope...

 

Rosman News

Hellbender 20-Miler A 20-mile team race down the Upper French Broad River to support the Transylvania River Stewards will be held Saturday, June 22. The race will be limited to 20 teams. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Check in is at 9...

 

Riders Enjoy WNC Flyer

Temperatures were more seasonal yesterday for riders that left Oskar Blues Brewery for the WNC Flyer, an annual cycling event that regularly draws 1,000 plus riders from all over the region and the...

 

Upper French Broad Riverfest Returns On June 22

From anglers, paddlers and tubers to folks who love an auto tour through a beautiful valley, Transyl-vania’s Upper French Broad River provides lots of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. This...

 

Rosman News

Field Day Rosman Elementary will hold its Field Day at 8:30 a.m. on June 8. Upper French Broad Riverfest A free, family oriented festival takes place riverside at Rosman’s Champion Park on June 22. Enjoy food trucks, music and lots of activities...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 27, 2019

Library Director Yount Turning The Page

From card catalogue to Internet, Anna Yount, who is shelving the book on her time as the Transylvania County Library director on May 31, has seen much change. However, Yount said, the traditional...

 

27th Annual Upper French Broad Cleanup Day

Once again, many French Broad River (FBR) supporters came together for a successful day of cleaning trash on this gem of a river. This community participates in one, if not the oldest ongoing river...

 

Dunns Rock News

Rockbrook Connections A simple show of hands at last week’s community center dinner showed how much Rockbrook Camp for Girls has touched the lives of Dunn’s Rock community members. A majority of...

 

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...

 

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