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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... — Updated 6/3/2020 Full story


Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway.... — Updated 6/3/2020 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... — Updated 6/3/2020 Full story


The French Broad In 2020

No one can deny that 2020 has not been a year of challenges so far. Rivers, like time, are always moving forward, always changing. We as recreation users must adapt to changes and... — Updated 6/1/2020


See Off News

Last Wednesday, many See Off neighbors were joined by other concerned citizens to gather at the bottom of Becky Mountain to hear more information regarding an investigation into... — Updated 5/20/2020


A Quintessential Spring: Celebrating Ideal Weather Between Winter And Summer

Despite stressful adjustments to our daily lives in personal, social and economic endeavors related to the coronavirus pandemic, we can likely all agree that this year's spring... — Updated 5/19/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Dollar General Protestors Want Elktoe Study -Brevard NC

At a press conference on Wednesday, the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) announced its initial steps in legal proceedings pursuant to the Endangered Species Act.... — Updated 5/19/2020


Access Increased To Parkway's Recreational Opportunities

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway officials are increasing recreational access to sections of the motor... — Updated 5/11/2020


Portions Of Blue Ridge Parkway Reopening

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Blue Ridge Parkway officials are... — Updated 5/8/2020


John Ashe Macfie

John Ashe Macfie, 68, of Penrose, passed away April 21, 2020. He was born July 24, 1951 in Brevard to the late Spencer and Anita Galloway. In addition to his parents, a son,... — Updated 4/27/2020

 By Matt McGregor    News

Letter Threatens Lawsuit Over Dollar General Store-Brevard NC

The construction of the Dollar General on U.S. 276 is alleged to threaten an endangered species, the Elktoe Mussel, which is a violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA),... — Updated 4/27/2020


More Closures To Blue Ridge Parkway Made

The National Park Service officials have announced additional modifications to operations on the Blue Ridge Parkway in a continuing effort to support federal, state and local... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story


An Overview of Pisgah, Nantahala Forest Plan Draft

By David Whitmire In the Nantahala/Pisgah Forest Proposed Plan Revision, Transylvania County lies within two geographic areas (GAs) – the Pisgah Ledge and the Highland Domes. The proposed plan and draft environmental impact... — Updated 3/30/2020


Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program Join us for the first community center dinner and program of the year on Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with a dinner of Gary Compton's... — Updated 3/12/2020


Rosman News

Memorial Service For Doc Lance A memorial service for Doc Lance will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 14, at the French Broad River across from Rosman Town Hall. The spot was Lance’s favorite place, his fishing hole. Mike... — Updated 3/12/2020


Wet Weather Makes For Good Boating in Headwaters State Forest

Joining a large swath of protected lands along Transylvania County’s southern boundary, Headwaters State Forest opened to the public in September 2018. Following nine years of... — Updated 3/9/2020


Where Will The Water Go?

The purpose of a floodplain: “The storage and conveyance of flood waters, the reduction of flood velocities and flood peaks, and the improvement of water quality by filtering impurities from storm water runoff.” I have... — Updated 3/9/2020


Dunn's Rock News

A Glimpse Into The Past Carroll Parker was sorting through some of his mother's papers when he found an interesting newspaper clipping dated Sept. 18, 1937. The article, written by... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

Elizabeth Silversteen Celebrated – Brevard, NC

The Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) gathered at Silvermont mansion on Thursday to honor one of the founding members of the Brevard... — Updated 3/2/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Riverkeeper Touts Benefits Of Maintaining French Broad's Health – Transylvania County, NC

MountainTrue’s Hartwell Carson and Gray Jernigan say the French Broad Riverkeeper program has helped to contribute to more recreation on the French Broad River, which, in turn, generates more interest in river water quality.... — Updated 2/26/2020


North Fork Festival Celebrates Whitewater Paddling

Transylvania County is blessed with many iconic locations for a lot of different and diverse outdoor experiences. Within the paddling community itself, several creeks and rivers... — Updated 2/17/2020


Dunn's Rock News

Attention College-Bound Seniors Applications are being accepted for WNC Communities’ Journey Scholarship, which is available to college-bound seniors who live in a community, which par-ticipates in the WNC Communities’ Awards... — Updated 2/12/2020


Parts Of Transylvania Briefly Became 'Waterworld' – Transylvania County, NC

Rain and snow has made for a wet Transylvania County lately. Here are some pictures by staff Matt McGregor and Park Baker.... — Updated 2/10/2020


Outdoor Gear Builders To Host Festival Showcasing WNC Brands

Outdoor Gear Builders (OGB), a western North Carolina gear builders association is celebrating its seventh year in existence and will host its sixth annual Get in Gear Fest on... — Updated 1/27/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

TNRC Approves Resolution Supporting Ecusta Trail – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) recently voted on a resolution supporting the concept of the Ecusta Hike/Bike Trail, as well as to elect Stephanie Adams as the... — Updated 1/20/2020


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