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FIND Outdoors Hosting 'GivingTuesday' Event

FIND Outdoors welcomes a very special “GivingTuesday” celebration at the Pisgah Visitor Center/Ranger Station on Tuesday, according to a news release. “It’s so important for nonprofits to support each other and the... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

Anne Garren Flynn

Anne Garren Flynn, 86, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. She was born April 9, 1935, to Marvin and Hassie Garren. In addition to her parents, her... — Updated 11/22/2021

 

Dunn's Rock News

To use the words retirement and Dale Robertson in the same sentence seems incongruent. Anyone who has encountered this wiry, energetic guy knows that it would take a lot more than... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Frias Named New Chamber Member Services Coordinator

The Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Liz Frias as the new member services coordinator. Frias will work closely with Executive Director Clark Lovelace to support the local business community and... — Updated 11/10/2021

 

New Phase Of 'Leave It Better' Campaign Launched

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) is extending its Clean-up Crew program as part of its Leave It Better campaign with renewed commitment and incentives. The Clean-up Crew program encourages locals to... — Updated 11/10/2021

 

Dr. Mark Patrick McGuire

Dr. Mark Patrick McGuire, 67, reported to his final duty station Sept. 12, 2021. Col. McGuire gave our country 34 years of service as regular Army and the Army Reserves. Col.... — Updated 11/10/2021

 

The White Squirrel Hiking Challenge Returns

The popular White Squirrel Hiking Challenge is back, according to a Conserving Carolina news release. Participants are invited to take on eight hikes, all on lands that Conserving... — Updated 10/25/2021

 
 By Kevin Adams    Outdoors

Waterfalls' Healing Effects Require No Prescription

Editor's note: The original version of this story incorrectly reported the name of the author, who is Kevin Adams. When conservationists talk about the need for protecting the envir... — Updated 10/21/2021

 

Fisher Realty Announces New Team Members

Sarah Krzyzewski and Tom Barber have joined the sales force in the Straus Park Office at Fisher Realty. Krzyzewski is a native of Sarasota, Florida. She relocated with her family in 2009 to the mountains of western North Carolina... — Updated 10/20/2021

 

Pardee Welcomes First Fellowship- Trained Thoracic Surgeon

Pardee UNC Health Care announced the expansion of its surgical program with the addition of Jessica Della Valle, M.D., the organization’s first fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon. Valle is fellowship-trained in thor-acic surgery... — Updated 10/18/2021

 

Mission Reopening Toxaway Medical Center

Mission Health has announced the reopening of the Toxaway Medical Center at 16825 Rosman Highway under the leadership of nurse practitioner Carol MacKusick. In 2011, MacKusick moved to Sapphire, where she taught nursing at Western... — Updated 10/18/2021

 

Toxaway Medical Center Reopening

Mission Health has announced the reopening of the Toxaway Medical Center at 16825 Rosman Highway, with the leadership of nurse practitioner Carol MacKusick. In 2011, MacKusick moved to Sapphire, where she taught nursing at Western... — Updated 10/14/2021

 

Mayoral Candidates Speak On The Issues

Editor’s note: The Transylvania Times contacted the four candidates who are running to be the next Brevard Mayor to take part in a Q&A. The candidates are Chuck Chapman, Maureen Copelof, Danny Hein and Dee Dee Perkins. The... — Updated 10/13/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

A Favorite Hike: Trekking To Cold Mountain's Summit

Recently, the weather has taken a turn towards autumn, with brisk mornings and evenings and gorgeous, temperate afternoons. Hiking in the early fall is my favorite time of year.... — Updated 10/4/2021

 

Mary Jane (McCall) Pierson

Mary Jane (McCall) Pierson, 92, of the Little River Community, went home to her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. She was born June 11, 1929, to the late Roscoe and Sophia McCall. She was a graduate of Brevard High School.... — Updated 9/27/2021

 

Mary Jane (McCall) Pierson

Mary Jane (McCall) Pierson, 92, of the Little River Community, went home to her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. She was born June 11, 1929 to the late Roscoe and Sophia McCall. She was a graduate of Brevard High School.... — Updated 9/22/2021

 

Pardee Expands Cancer Care Team

Pardee UNC Health Care continues to expand its cancer care team with the addition of Alexander Tremont, D.O., a hematologist and oncologist to its medical oncology team at Henderson... — Updated 9/22/2021

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Fred Impacts Forest Road Used By Neighborhood

Some Cathey’s Creek Road residents in Pisgah National Forest say the U.S. Forest Service road they use to get in and out of their neighborhood was badly damaged by Tropical Storm Fred last month, but Forest Service officials say... — Updated 9/13/2021

 

Pumpkin Fest Set To Return, Needs Volunteers

It's Pumpkin time! The weather is feeling fine. The Friends of Silvermont are excited, after a year off, to bring the 6th Annual Pumpkin Fest 2021 back on the last four weekends in... — Updated 9/13/2021

 

Hiking

Sharing my hiking experiences through the ages: I was 21 when my college roommate and I were stuck at a car race in southern France. We had taken the train from Paris and had to hike 5 miles to get to the event. No way did we want... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dunn's Rock Celebration Postponed The Dunn's Rock Community Center's centennial event scheduled for Sept. 25 has been postponed. It is hoped that when COVID-19 cases have decreased... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

David Wayne Laughter

David Wayne Laughter, 66, passed away peacefully at his home in Dandridge, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2021. He was born in Hendersonville Nov. 8, 1954, and grew up in Horse Shoe, where his father was postmaster and his mother a registered nur... — Updated 8/30/2021

 

Construction Complete On New Trail

Construction is complete on a new trail that offers additional mileage along the Profile Trail at Grandfather Mountain State Park. The new trail is a 2.4-mile loop that adds nearly a half mile to the existing trail. The Profile... — Updated 8/23/2021

 

Purchase Of Rail Line Completed, Ecusta Trail One Step Closer

The Ecusta rail line connecting Hendersonville and Brevard is officially on its way to becoming a rail trail. On Aug. 12, a subsidiary of Conserving Carolina completed the purchase of the 19-mile unused rail line to create the... — Updated 8/18/2021

 

Dunn's Rock News

Saving the Best for Last On Aug. 3, John Dodson, a Dunn's Rock hiker, who used the trail name Driker, realized his long-held dream of completing the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail... — Updated 8/18/2021

 

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