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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

 

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 Lutheran Church of... Full story

 

Paddle Through History And The Mountain Lily Jetties

In 1876, after heavy debate, a bill in Congress was passed that appropriated $25,000 dollars to the improvement of the upper French Broad "channel." After being declared navigable, which prompted an...

 

Work Underway On A Proposed County Bike Plan - Brevard NC

Work on creating the Transylvania County Comprehensive Bike Plan is well underway, with a third meeting Monday night at the library's Rogow Room. The county's Planning and Community Development...

 

Picturing the Past: Dunn's Rock Township Attracted Summer Camps

At just over 30 square miles Dunn's Rock is the smallest township in land area. However, the population density is higher than all other townships in the county, except Brevard. It is surrounded by...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    July 9, 2018

State Assessing Chlorine Spill In River-Rosman NC

N.C. Wildlife Resource Commission and N.C. Department of Environ-mental Quality officials are investigating the chlorine spill into the French Broad River that took place last week. As previously reported, a valve left open in a chlorine tank at the...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 5, 2018

Thousands Of Fish Dead After Pool Spill In Rosman-Rosman NC

A valve left open in a chlorine tank at the Rosman Champion Park pool Tuesday resulted in 250 gallons of chlorine spilling into the French Broad River, killing thousands of fish, according to Rosman Mayor Brian Shelton. Shelton said that the valve...

 

Destination: Twin Falls

This week's destination hike is Twin Falls in the Headwaters State Forest. This waterfall is at the headwaters of the East Fork River, one of the main cold-water tributaries of the French Broad...

 

Picturing The Past: Key Role The Township Plays In Local Government

Over the last few weeks, Picturing the Past has been looking at the history of Transylvania County through each of its townships. It leads to the questions of, what is a township and what is it...

 

Young Elk Hanging Out In The Area-Brevard NC

The video of the elk crossing N.C. 280 near Turkey Pen a couple of weeks ago has circulated far and wide by now. But can the public expect to see more of them on this side of the Blue Ridge Parkway?...

 

Picturing The Past: Cathey's Creek Was One Of The Earliest Settlements In Transylvania County

Cathey's Creek is the only township within Transylvania County that is entirely surrounded by other county townships. It covers about 32 square miles and is bordered by the Brevard, Dunn's Rock, Easta...

 

Focus On The French Broad – A Paddling Place For All

In both symbolic and tangible terms, the French Broad River is a connective force with a current that sweeps across industry and agriculture, science and wildlife, recreation and sport. It has carved...

 

Transylvania County To Celebrate Upper French Broad Riverfest June 23 In Rosman

The third annual celebration of Transylvania's Upper French Broad River is coming up this Saturday, June 23. The Transylvania French Broad Stewards, a local volunteer citizens' group, the town of...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

Picturing The Past: Overview Of The Eastatoe Township

The Eastatoe Township covers approximately 50 square miles in south central Transylvania County. It is bordered by Hogback Township to the west, Gloucester and Cathey's Creek townships to the north,...

 
 By Davd Whitmire    Outdoors    June 4, 2018

French Broad River Users Must Beware Debris

Recently, others and myself rescued a 12-year-old girl who had been stuck on a downed tree across the French Broad. This young woman could not even swim, and she was tubing on high water. This was...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 31, 2018

Transylvania Spared The Worst Of Rainfall

Though Transylvania County has gotten drenched in rain, in comparison to adjacent counties it hasn't got hit the hardest. "Overall, since Monday, Brevard has received 3.9 inches of rain, Lake Toxaway...

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 28, 2018

TNRC Gets To See Courthouse Creek Logging Project Up Close

A recent field trip with the Transylvania County Natural Resources Council (TNRC) to the logging project off Courthouse Creek Road highlighted the "active management" that some have been talking...

 

Soil & Water District Hosts Awards Banquet

Around 60 people gathered in the Rogow Room of the library to attend the Transylvania Soil and Water Conservation District's (SWCD) annual appreciation and awards banquet. The district hosts this...

 

Burning Can To Return August 10

Oskar Blues Brewery’s Burning CAN Beer Festival is back in 2018 at the scenic REEB Ranch. The weekend-long lawn jam includes a beer fest with over 50 craft-canning breweries, internationally touring bands, camping, food trucks, and plenty of...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 17, 2018

Transylvania Battered By Heavy Rains

Transylvania County survived an onslaught of rain Wednesday morning, a few accidents and some flooding. Wilson Road was also badly damaged. "Wilson Road (between U.S. 276 and Elm Bend Road) has been t...

 

Take Pride In Rosman

I find it very hard to believe that someone is concerned about baggy pants in Rosman. The town of Rosman sits on the banks of the beautiful French Broad River. As you drive into Rosman along the river, a field full of discarded trailers can be seen...

 

Picturing The Past: Galloway-Radford House Combined Various Styles

Picturing the Past is featuring some of Brevard's historic homes over the next several weeks starting with those that will be part of the upcoming Historic House Ramble. In general, residential...

 

To Benefit The Boys & Girls Club: 'Smokin' On The River' To Offer Tasty Treats And Music

The outdoor cookout season will get off to a savory and musical start this month when the Key Falls Inn next to the French Broad River will host its third annual "Smokin' on the River" barbecue...

 

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