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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 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

 

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...

 

Whitmire Praises Agreement Between USDA And State

On this past September 25th, the National Forests in North Carolina, including our own Pisgah District received a signed Memorandum of Understanding. This MOU was signed by the North Carolina Departme...

 

TDA Report: Accommodation Revenues Doubled – Transylvania County, NC

In the 2011/12 fiscal year, slightly more than $9 million in accommodation revenues was reported in Transylvania County, while this past fiscal year that number had jumped to more than $18 million....

 

Conserving Carolina Will Host Headwaters State Forest Guided Hike Oct. 25

Conserving Carolina is hosting a guided hike to Bursted Rock in Headwaters State Forest on Friday, Oct. 25. Southeast stewardship manager Pam Torlina will lead the 5.2, strenuous, out-and-back hike....

 

Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses. During their...

 

Haran Awarded Silver Medal Of Appreciation

Larry Chapman of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the SAR Silver Medal of Appreciation to Sharon Horan at this month’s meeting of the Joseph McDowell Chapter...

 

Riverkeepers Release Testing Results On Local Rivers

Each week throughout the spring, summer and fall, MountainTrue’s French Broad, Green and Broad Riverkeepers release new, up-to-date bacteria testing results for monitoring sites at public access points in the French Broad, Green, and Broad River...

 

Nonprofit Partners In New Camping Option – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday evening for a new group campground, Cherryfield Creek, a partnership between the nonprofit Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association (CFAIA) and local developer Jos...

 

Futurists

On a red oak tree near Williamson Creek, a furry yellow tussock caterpillar sought a place to cocoon, striving to achieve his destiny as a moth. In a field bordering the French Broad River, thousands of dragonflies swarmed, darting and hovering,...

 

French Broad Riverkeeper Releases Report On River's Health

Each week throughout the spring, summer and fall, MountainTrue’s French Broad, Green and Broad Riverkeepers release new, up-to-date bacteria testing results for monitoring sites at public access points in the French Broad, Green, and Broad River...

 

Fall 2019 Monarch Predictions For Transylvania County

Some events in our past stand out as one of those "when and where" moments in life. One for myself was the fall of 1977 on the football field in Rosman. On a clear crisp September afternoon during a s...

 

Paddling Pisgah: A Backcountry Gem

Pisgah National Forest is known for its greenery and gradient. Cascading creeks weave between a sea of rocky peaks, only interrupted by the occasional gravel road or forest path, yet otherwise this...

 

Joe James Parker

Joe James Parker, 77, of Pisgah Forest, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late James Alfred...

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dunn's Rock's History People strolling along Brevard's downtown sidewalks might be surprised to learn that at the time of the county's founding in 1861, the area's greatest population centers were in...

 
 By John Lanier    News    September 2, 2019

Time To Talk About Bikes – Brevard, NC

Nearly 150 people attended Project Empathy’s “Time To Talk About Bikes” panel discussion held at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium last Tuesday evening. The discussion was based upon hand-written questions from the audience. Brevard...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    September 2, 2019

Magazine Highlights Local Landmarks – Transylvania County, NC

Three Transylvania landmarks and families are featured in the September issue of Our State magazine, including the old Shuford Farm barn on Everett Road, now owned by Clay Sykes and family, the...

 

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