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Larry Norman Thomas

Larry Norman Thomas, 79, of Quebec, passed away quietly in his sleep at his home, Neal Thomas Place, on June 10, 2019.  Larry was the eighth child born to the late Larry O’Neal and Norma Chappell T...

 

Larry Thomas

Larry Thomas was the eighth child born to the late Larry O’Neal and Norma Chappell Thomas inside the current Gorges State Park. He went peacefully to join lost loved ones at the end of a...

 

Arboretum To Host Youth Science Program At Gorges State Park

The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre public garden headquartered in Asheville and an affiliate of the University of North Carolina System, has announced a new partnership with North Carolina...

 

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...

 

Picturing The Past: Preserving Transylvania's Burial Grounds And Cemeteries - Transylvania County, NC

Picturing the Past has looked at organizations that work to preserve local history and heritage during Preservation Month. One group many people do not think of in connection with preservation is the Transylvania County Cemetery Board of Trustees....

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors    May 20, 2019

Destination Hike: Upper Bearwallow Falls

This week’s outdoor destination is Upper Bearwallow Falls in Gorges State Park. Bearwallow Creek meets the Toxaway River after flowing five miles through the state park. In that time it drops...

 

Gorges To Host Second Art In The Park

The Friends of Gorges State Park is sponsoring its second annual Art in the Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19. This event is part of the Experience Gorges series of programs which offers the public a wide variety of educational,...

 

Belk's Spring Charity Sale Returns On May 4

Just in time for spring, the Belk Charity Sale returns offering customers exclusive discounts on top designer brands and the opportunity to support local charities in Brevard. This shopping event will take place on Saturday, May 4, beginning at 7...

 

Muddy Sneakers' Day Camp Moving To REEB Ranch

Children from around western North Carolina have a new way to experience the joy of being outside this summer as Muddy Sneakers' award-winning day camp moves to the REEB Ranch. Located between...

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan. During their regular...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    April 18, 2019

Rescue Made On Horsepasture River

A close call on the Horsepasture River in Gorges State Park led to a successful rescue of two people who were caught in rapid, high waters on Tuesday. According to Katie Hall, the public information officer for N.C. State Parks, the people rescued...

 

DuPont State Recreational Forest Grows By 402 Acres

Last week, Conserving Carolina transferred 402 acres of land to the N.C. Forest Service to expand DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF). This tract helps to conserve key headwater streams along the...

 

County Park Decision Delayed

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the due diligence period to Oct. 31 on whether to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard. During their regular meeting Monday, com...

 

Meteorologist To Discuss Record-Breaking Rainfall

This past year ended with record rainfall totals across much of North Carolina and the entire southeastern United States. At the Asheville Airport about 80 inches of precipitation was recorded in 2018 — a new record. In Transylvania County, the tot...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 21, 2019

Officials Concerned By Dead Deer In East Fork Area

Sixteen shot dead deer were found recently, left on the side of the road in the East Fork community, according to David Whitmire. Whitmire, owner of Headwaters Outfitters and chair of the N.C. Wildlif...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 14, 2019

Shutdown's Impact Being Felt In Transylvania

Over the weekend, the partial government shut-down surpassed the previous 21-day record and its impacts are being felt in Transylvania County, from trail maintenance on public lands to the wallets of...

 

First Day Hikes Break State Park Records

First Day Hikes offered at all of North Carolina's state parks on New Year's Day brought a record 3,859 people to join 57 guided hikes across the state. Mild, dry weather made the hikes more...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

Fire Officials: Brace For A Smoky Winter

Transylvania County residents, get ready for a potentially smoky winter as much of the Blue Ridge Escarpment is slated for controlled burns between now and the spring. Both Gorges State Park and...

 

Spencer To Discuss Nantahala National Forest At Transylvania County Library

The 2018 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in October with a presentation by author and naturalist Marci Spencer as she reveals the history and splendor of the Nantahala National Forest. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Rogow...

 

Exploring The Great Outdoors: Hidden Dangers And Common Sense

Twenty years ago, the worst fear you had while bare foot in our streams and forest was broken glass, a pop–top or some rusty metal. Fast forward to today, when just this past week a portable meth...

 

Burrows Closes Chapter In Service To County - Brevard NC

Described as an advocate for the citizen, with a tireless commitment to the community, Mark Burrows closed a 30-year chapter of service to Transylvania County residents at a reception at Brevard...

 

Tourism Officials Reveal New Branding - Brevard NC

During a reception on Thursday, the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) unveiled a new brand to support the organization's marketing efforts. People from across the area attended t...

 

Tourism Development Authority To Unveil New Brand - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) will unveil a new brand to support the organization’s marketing efforts at a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, at The Lumberyard on King Street in Brevard. The public is...

 

Matthew Bailey To Study Science At UNC

Shortly after Matthew Bailey graduated from Brevard High School this year, his research was the subject of an article entitled "Finding a Natural Source of Medicine in Waterfall Plants." The article...

 

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