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Dean Alan Ashenfelder, Jr.

Our Heavenly Father received Dean Alan Ashenfelder, Jr. into His loving arms Friday, July 16, 2021. Dean's parents are Dean Ashenfelder, Sr. and Lori Ashenfelder, who loved him... — Updated 7/21/2021


Twenty Two Farms Participating In Upcoming Tour

ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) announced 22 farms participating in the 2021 Farm Tour, Sept. 18–19, noon to 5 p.m. These farms showcase the diversity of agriculture in the region, from berries to livestock, vi... — Updated 7/21/2021


Dunn's Rock News

Maine-bound Hikers Three Dunn's Rock hikers who are tackling the Appalachian Trail this year enjoyed a reunion on June 22 in Rutland, Vermont. Action and Adventure, the hiking... — Updated 7/14/2021


AdventHealth Hendersonville Names New President, CEO

Brandon Nudd has been named president and CEO for AdventHealth Hendersonville. Nudd will assume his new role on Aug. 1. This move brings Nudd back to Advent-Health Hendersonville,... — Updated 7/7/2021


Major New PNF Trail Completed

The Pisgah Conservancy (TPC) is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the conclusion of the Joel Branch – Horse Cove Connector Trail Project. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 9, at the... — Updated 7/5/2021


Safety Tips Provided For Nighttime Adventures

The long days of summer are finally with us. With more time to get out on our public lands and waters after work or in the cooler temps of evening, late-day outings are very... — Updated 7/5/2021


Skylar Harrison Likes Going To The Dentist

Connestee Falls 2020 Scholarship winner Skylar Harrison may be one of the few people who enjoy going to the dentist. She is grateful that she has healthy teeth and, after shadowing... — Updated 6/30/2021


Dunn's Rock News

A Dunn's Rock Trail Reunion The three Dunn's Rock hikers who are headed north on the Appalachian Trail are now in Vermont. This state is sometimes referred to as "Vermud" by... — Updated 6/23/2021


Conserving Carolina Intern Making Outdoors More Inviting

When Alexla Perez-Sanchez was a child, she and her mother couldn't do much hiking. One time, they went to a hiking area, but they couldn't read the signs in English. They didn't... — Updated 6/23/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Brevard Named As One Of The Best Small Towns To Visit

Brevard has been recognized again, with the Smithsonian Magazine naming it as one of the best 15 small towns in the country to visit this year. Noting that life is starting to return to some kind of normal after the impacts of... — Updated 6/21/2021


Webers Will Be Missed

Walt and Marcia Weber will be leaving Brevard to relocate back to Baltimore after many years. I would like to acknowledge the significant contributions Walt has made to Brevard and the hiking community for over 20 years. He was a... — Updated 6/21/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Blood Drive Sponsored by the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue Auxiliary, the Red Cross is having a blood drive at the station on Saturday, June 19, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Come and... — Updated 6/16/2021


New Superintendent Of Gorges State Park Named

Kevin Bischof is the new superintendent of Gorges State Park in Transylvania County, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Bischof succeeds Robert McGraw, who transferred to serve as superintendent at Mount... — Updated 6/14/2021


Moore Publishes Book

Local photographer Mike Moore has released his first book, “Waterfalls of Western North Carolina.” Moore takes readers on a visual journey to over 100 waterfalls in western North Carolina. Moore self-published this full color,... — Updated 6/14/2021


Find Best Travel Destinations Abroad And Stateside For 2021

The following books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Travel Stateside 2021 Balfour, Amy C. “Great Smoky Mountains National Park.” You don’t have to go far to enjoy a beautiful get-away. Raft the Pigeon,... — Updated 6/14/2021


Dunn's Rock News

Summer Adventures While many Dunn's Rock neighbors are just beginning to think about summer travels, three intrepid Dunn's Rock hikers have been making their way up the East Coast... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Alex Perri    Lifestyles

Popular PNF Trail Receiving Needed Reroute

Pisgah Area SORBA (Southern Off Road Biking Association) began work recently to reroute the popular middle section of Black Mountain Trail in Pisgah National Forest. The trail is open to both hiking and mountain biking, but it has... — Updated 5/26/2021


Peter Thomas Lillard

Peter Thomas Lillard, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021. He was 77 years old. He was born on Nov. 22, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ephraim Thomas Lillard and... — Updated 5/24/2021


Richard "Dick" I. Kantner Sr.

Richard "Dick" I. Kantner Sr., 85, beloved husband, Dad, "Poppi" and friend, passed away peacefully May 15, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. Just as he dealt with all... — Updated 5/24/2021


Dunn's Rock News

Celebrating Community History During this 100th anniversary year of the Dunn's Rock Community Center building, a little delving into its history is in order. The building was... — Updated 5/12/2021


Spring Is A Great Time For Foraging

Hunting and gathering is something that always has been a part of me and my time spent outside. I know of no better way or healthier way to feed yourself and family. To go a field i... — Updated 4/26/2021


Dunn's Rock News

Community Center News The tennis court outside the Dunn's Rock Community Center has a new net, thanks to the efforts of Hannah Small, community center facility manager. The net was... — Updated 4/21/2021


Eugene (Gene) William Dittmeier

Eugene (Gene) William Dittmeier, 94, of Etowah, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in the comfort of his home. Son of beloved parents, Elsie and George Dittmeier, he was born... — Updated 4/14/2021


Cedar Mountain News

Thank you for reading the Cedar Mountain News. Your contributions and comments are encouraged and welcome. We'd like to hear what's going on if you would like to share. Photos are... — Updated 4/14/2021


Dunn's Rock News

A Lasting Love For The Land Several years ago, Carroll Parker planted hybrid chestnut trees in front of his Island Ford Road home as part of a research effort to see if the... — Updated 4/7/2021


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