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A Child As Your Guide

My friend Ellen asked me recently, "Would you be able to do a presentation for people in my neighborhood about hiking with grandkids?" That started my wheels turning. I not only hiked a lot with my...

 

Root Cause Award Winners Announced For Excellence In Forestry

The sixth annual Root Cause Awards, celebrating achievement in the local forest products industry and sustainable forestry, were announced on Dec. 26. This year’s awards highlighted important issues that face our region’s forests and the great...

 

First Day Hikes Are Planned For Jan. 1 - Brevard NC

North Carolina’s New Year tradition of family adventure, exercise and reconnection with nature continues in 2019 with First Day Hikes throughout the state parks system on Jan. 1. More than 40 guided hikes are scheduled for New Year’s Day,...

 

New Staff Members Bring Professional Depth To Muddy Sneakers

Muddy Sneakers has announced the addition of two accomplished professionals to its administrative staff. Over the past year, the outdoor education nonprofit has improved its effectiveness by...

 

'Rooted' Exhibit Opens Nov. 23 At Blue Moon Gallery - Brevard NC

Ana Estrada, curator, and Rob Travis, photographer, present a new exhibit, "Rooted," from Nov. 23 through Jan. 21 at the Blue Moon Gallery in downtown Brevard. "Rooted" features a selection of images...

 

Church Activities: Nov. 22, 2018

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian The Rev. Bob Edmunds will lead the worship on Sunday, Nov. 25. Sunday Worship times are 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery care is provided. Sunday school classes meet from 9:45-10:45 a.m. for all ages. There is a...

 

Obituary: Janice Marguerite Niehoff Carney

Janice Marguerite Niehoff Carney died peacefully in Baltimore, Md., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at the age of 75. She was born April 18, 1943, in St. Charles, Mo., to the late Joseph C. Niehoff Jr. and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 12, 2018

The U.N. Settles On Travel Company - Brevard NC

Brevard resident Michael Youngblood's travel company has been named as the best travel startup company in the world out of 3,000 participants in the United Nation's inaugural tourism startup competiti...

 

Obituary: Carolyne Anne Moses

Carolyne Anne Moses, 42, left this world on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. She was born on April 13, 1976 in Jackson County. She was the daughter of Dwight Moses and her Daddy David and Mama Carrie Gates....

 

Obituary: Linda Greene Chapman

Linda Greene Chapman, 77, passed away at her earthly home in Lake Toxaway, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 and went to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The daughter of Dwight...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 25, 2018

German Group Sees U.S. Forest Practices Up Close - Brevard NC

Visiting foresters and scientists from Germany recently took a tour of public lands in Transylvania County, and other parts of the southeast U.S., to learn more about public and private land management. Among them were a count, a baron, a member of...

 

Church Activities: Oct. 25, 2018

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian This Sunday, Oct. 28, is Commitment Sunday. Glen Rainsley, author and retired pastor, will bring a message of “Mission Possible.” Sunday worship is at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday school for all ages meets...

 

Join Conserving Carolina For A Members' Hike On Youngs Mountain

Join Conserving Carolina on Saturday, Oct. 20, on a Members' Hike on Youngs Mountain. Located in Rutherford County near Lake Lure, Youngs Mountain is a cradle of biodiversity in the Blue Ridge...

 

Picturing The Past: Book Offers Picture Of Connestee And Carson Creek Area

In the preface of his book, "Shadows of the Past: Return to Reba," Ed Comer wrote, "Long before the Connestee Falls community existed, its land held pockets of hardy souls that built their homes...

 

Widow Endows Scholarship To Honor Late Husband - Brevard NC

They were hiking buddies, for sure, world travelers and hard-working professionals who made a life in their own backyard of Brevard so they could stay close to their aging parents. But most of all the...

 

Morgan Lewis Jones

Morgan Lewis Jones, 86, of Brevard and Tampa, Fla., passed away Sept. 25, 2018, at Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, Fla. Born Aug. 6, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of Otis and...

 

Life On The Edge – Granitic Domes In WNC - Brevard NC

Formed many millions of years ago, the mountains of western North Carolina are home to numerous unique geologic formations, from the rocky summits of Grandfather Mountain to the serpentine barrens of...

 

Steve Owen & Associates Welcomes McGann

McGann grew up in Greenville, S.C., and spent her summers in the mountains near Brevard. She graduated from Clemson University in 1996 and moved to Vail, Colo., where she skied fresh Rocky Mountain po...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 10, 2018

Health Officials Monitor Bugs - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Public Health Department has confirmed one case of La Crosse Encephalitis virus this year, according to Tara Rybka, public health educator. The Centers for Disease Control describes La Cross Encephalitis (LACV) as a virus tran...

 

DuPont Forest Festival Launches Next Weekend

On National Public Lands Day – Saturday, Sept. 22 – Friends of DuPont Forest will launch the first ever DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest. Nearly 50 activities...

 

New State Forest Will Be Unveiled - Brevard NC

The Conservation Fund and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host an event Sept. 6 to celebrate the opening of North Carolina's Headwaters State Forest. Located near the...

 

Brevard Elementary School New Teacher Profiles: Dan Courtine

Dan Courtine Brevard Elementary After growing up in western New York, I left the snow to take a teaching position in Apex, N.C. I spent 18 1/2 years teaching 5th Grade, a K-5 math special, and being...

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Robert McCarson

Robert McCarson Brevard Academy K-8 Spanish I graduated from Brevard High School in 1982 and went to college at Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and...

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Lizette Lampe

Lizette Lampe Brevard Academy Special Education Teacher (EC) Lizette Lampe originally became a teacher while living in Morganton, She taught five years at Table Rock Middle School in Burke County....

 

Brevard Academy New Teacher Profiles: Rebecca Kiel

Rebecca Kiel Brevard Academy EC Teacher Growing up in Transylvania County and graduating from Brevard High in 1999, I had not yet decided upon my major - but I had decided that I was going to make a d...

 

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