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 By Alex Perri    News    January 20, 2020 

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 chairperson to...

 

Focus On African American Sites In County – Transylvania County, NC

This week's Picturing the Past article completes a series on the 2019 survey of African American heritage resources in Transylvania County by looking at sites outside of Brevard. Most, if not all, of...

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conservation At Risk With Fewer Hunters, Fishermen

Since the 1980s, sportsmen and women, especially in the hunting sports, have been on a participation decline, and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Council (NCWRC) is working on a way to reverse...

 

Local Rider Makes Wintertime Biking A Ritual

Golden hour approaches as I motor through the French Broad River floodplain. Farms and railroads become a blur in the rear-view mirror. It's a brisk winter afternoon and I'm late to meet friends at...

 

Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government shutdown surpassed the...

 

Construction Starting Soon On French Broad River Bridge

Transportation crews will soon start a significant stage in the project to widen Interstate 26 at the French Broad River. Following several weeks of clearing near bridges on I-26 that cross the river, crews from the Fluor-United Joint Venture may...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Sending Peace From Dunn's Rock The old Carr's Hill Baptist Church building stands atop a slope facing southwest toward the French Broad River. The stately frame structure, with tall steeple, is...

 

Charles Gordon "Doc" Lance

Charles Gordon “Doc” Lance, 72, of Rosman, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at Accordius Healthcare of Brevard. A native of Rosman and a proud Rosman Tiger, he was the son of the late Frank Gordon and Reba Clayton Lance. In addition to his pare...

 

Biologist Looks Back at County's Decade in Conservation

With the 2010's wrapping up, you're going to see lots of "best of the decade" lists. This is probably the only one you will see for conservation achievements in Transylvania County. The 1990s were...

 

Proposed Store Is Major Risk

There is a proposed Dollar General for the bottom of Becky Mountain Road in a field which floods frequently. The field is significantly lower than the two roads, Becky Mountain Road and Highway 276. It’s the perfect floodplain for the French Broad...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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