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Drought Makes Fires A Big Concern

Transylvania County remains in exceptional drought conditions, or D3, according to the United States Drought Monitor. The drought is not affecting water levels and recreation as much as it is harming agricultural production and contributing to fire o...

 

Transylvania County Deer Their History In Culture In Transylvania County

The history of the whitetail deer in Transylvania County may be one of the best stories never told. The whitetail deer has long been a food staple for people living in the area. The Cherokee who...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 19, 2016

Elk Spotted

The first elk has been spotted in Transylvania County, according to David Whitmire, co-owner of Headwaters Outfitters. The elk was seen by a sportsman near the corner of Slick Fisher Road and N.C. 281 North. The last elk in North Carolina is...

 

Bowhunting In Transylvania

It is noted about the time Christ was born that the Native Americans adapted the bow and arrow as a primary weapon. This greatly extended their success from a hunt that took place within feet to one o...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 15, 2016

DuPont 'Donut Hole' Gifted - Brevard NC

The area known as the “donut hole” in the middle of DuPont State Recreational Forest has been acquired as a gift to the state from the DuPont Corporation. Tuesday morning, the Council of State voted to accept the parcel of land from the DuPont...

 

Outdoor Calendar

Tuesday Aug. 30 Etowah Worlds Group Ride. Large group road ride through the river valley. Expert and Beginner groups. Meet at the Ingles in Etowah on New Hendersonville Hwy (U.S. 64) at 5:30 p.m. The Bike Farm Group Ride. Join the folks at the Bike F...

 

News Of Organizaitons

Brevard Rotary On Aug. 16, the Rotary Club of Brevard will hear a presentation from David Whitmire, a local business owner. Whitmire was born in Brevard and lives in the area with his wife Debi. He is the owner of Sapphire Landscaping and Headwaters...

 

Legal Notices for June 16, 2016

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No: 16-E-197 EXECUTOR’S – ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Isobel S. Stewart of Transylvania... Full story

 
 By Park Baker    News    May 5, 2016

County Amphibians Facing Challenges - Brevard NC

“Fifty percent of the earth should be in conservation to save 90 percent of the species,” said Kendrick Weeks, quoting biologist E.O. Wilson. Weeks, a wildlife biologist for the N.C. Wildlife Resource Commission, gave a presentation recently...

 

Outdoor Calendar

If you would like your event, class or series listed, contact Park Baker at pbaker@transylvaniatimes.com. April 18 Intro to Fly Fishing at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education: Learn casting, knots and scouting. All equipment provided. 9 a.m....

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 14, 2016

Blue Ghost Popularity Creating Problems - Brevard NC

An effort is underway to take some pressure off the Blue Ghost firefly, which each year attracts many wishing to see it in the DuPont State Recreational Forest. The Blue Ghost’s popularity has led to concerns about damage to its habitat and...

 

Outdoors Calendar

f you would like your event, class or series listed, contact Park Baker at pbaker@transylvaniatimes.com. Monday April 4 Nature Nuts at The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education: Fun workshop for kids about our amphibian friends. ncwildlife.org. 9...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 18, 2016

TNR Council Votes Against NRA - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Natural Resources Council passed a resolution last week opposing the creation of a National Recreation Area (NRA) for Pisgah National Forest and the creation of more wilderness area....

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 11, 2016

Rosman Aldermen Oppose Forest Recreation Proposal - Brevard NC

The Rosman Board of Alderman voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a resolution against the creation of a National Recreation Area (NRA) for Pisgah National Forest. As previously reported, 37 recreation and environmental groups drafted and released to...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 28, 2016

Forest Proposal Sparks Different Positions - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect two corrections: Josh Kelly's job title, which was incorrectly reported in the original story, and that the stakeholder forum has been meeting for...

 

Another Busy News Year Coming To An End

Another bumper year of news in Transylvania County is coming to an end. The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2015: JANUARY •T.J. and Rebecca...

 

Year In Review (October Through December)-Brevard NC

OCTOBER •A 12-year-old See Off boy accidentally shot his own hand with a revolver on Oct. 1. According to Transylvania County Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter, the 12-year-old boy, whose name was not...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 24, 2015

Council Hears Update On Work On County's Comprehensive Plan - Brevard

Mark Burrows, head of the Transylvania County Planning & Community Development, presented an update on the county’s Comprehensive Plan to the Transylvania Natural Resources Council earlier this month. Burrows said there has been more citizen input...

 
 By John Lanier    News    November 19, 2015

Hemlock Depletion Having An Impact - Brevard NC

The loss of hemlock trees because of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) is having an impact on local rivers and aquatic species. Members of the Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) were informed of this at their monthly meeting last Friday....

 

Charles Taylor Named State's Top Tree Farmer - Brevard NC

The N.C. Forestry Association has named former Congressman Charles H. Taylor the 2015 North Carolina Tree Farmer of the Year. Taylor, his wife, Elizabeth; sons Owen, Bryan and Charles Robert;...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 12, 2015

Headwaters State Forest Gets More Land – Brevard NC

The proposed Headwaters State Forest has taken another step closer to fruition after The Conservation Fund announced it was awarded $150,000 to acquire an additional tract of land from former Congressman Charles Taylor. When it opens to the public,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 28, 2015

Public Lands, Parks Funding Set To End -Brevard NC

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a key source of funding for public lands and parks and recreation departments, is set to expire in three days. The LWCF comes from monies paid by oil and gas companies to drill in public waters off shore....

 

Searching For The DAR Memorial Forest – Brevard NC

"How could we lose this forest?" It's a historical mystery we'd been working on since July 2, when Molly Tartt, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in western North Carolina,...

 
 By Peter Barr    Features    June 22, 2015

CMLC Protects More Than 1,000 Additional Acres

Two decades ago, a small group of community members gathered around a kitchen table in the interest of preserving our region's precious natural heritage. What resulted from their vision would prove...

 

CMLC To Host A Headwaters State Forest Presentation – Brevard NC

Join Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) Wednesday, April 15, for a presentation featuring the Headwaters State Forest. Learn how the 8,000-acre conservation project at the East Fork Headwaters got its start, the history of the property, and...

 

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