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FIND Outdoors Welcomes A New Board Member

FIND Outdoors, a 49-year-old nonprofit based in Pisgah Forest, announced it is excited to welcome Jocelyn Wilson to its growing list of board members. Tad Fogel, board chairman and longstanding FIND board member, Tad Fogel,... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By Matt McGregor    News

Developer Shares Hotel Vision – Brevard, NC

It’s not just made of bricks, pipes and lumber. Tye Warren said, “a hotel is made of experiences, magic moments and unforgettable memories.” On Tuesday, Warren, the developer who plans to build a hotel on the 3-acre property... — Updated 2/10/2021


Camera Club To Exhibit 'Photo Inspirations'

Once a year the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club exhibits a "Photo Inspirations" show, featuring the photographic visions of six local fine art photographers. This year the show will... — Updated 1/25/2021


Expedition Seeks To Raise Waterway Awarenesss

Four friends are embarking on an ambitious expedition to paddle 340 miles from Fort Clinch State Park on the Atlantic Ocean, up the St. Mary’s River, through the incomparable Okefenokee Swamp and down the Suwannee River to the... — Updated 1/18/2021

 By Jacob Myers    Outdoors

Brevard College WLEE Graduate Competes In World-Class Race

Bryce Kinsey is a Brevard College graduate and lifelong whitewater kayaker who recently added one of the world's most popular whitewater racing events to his competitive resume:... — Updated 11/16/2020


Henderson Paddles Horsepasture By Packraft

Within a county known as the "Land of Waterfalls," Gorges State Park might contain the highest concentration of cascades within any of our region's public land units. Transylvania... — Updated 10/12/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Local Environmentalists Worry About Changes To Clean Water Act – Transylvania County, NC

Area environmentalists are concerned about rollbacks to the Clean Water Act, announced by the Trump administration earlier this year, and the impact it could have on water quality... — Updated 9/7/2020


Bound For Glory Camp Receives Grant From Lake Toxaway Charities

The Bound for Glory Camp (BFG) is excited to announce they received an $8,300 grant from The Lake Toxaway Charities. Lake Toxaway Charities' mission is to support the charities, med... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Matthew McGregor    News

New City Of Brevard Planners Embrace The Area – Brevard, NC

The attraction to working in a small community is how two new city planners found their way to Brevard. Both Kaitland Finkle and Leigh Huffman started their positions as assistant... — Updated 8/12/2020


Joel Bond Stevenson

Joel Bond Stevenson died July 16, 2020, in Brevard. He was born April 16, 1942, to Mary (Wilson) Stevenson and J.J. Stevenson in Asheville. He attended Brevard College and Western... — Updated 7/22/2020


AdventHealth Flat Rock Adds Family Nurse Practitioner

AdventHealth Hendersonville welcomes certified family nurse practitioner Susannah Sitton, FNP-C, RN, to its network of care. Sitton is joining AdventHealth Medical Group Multispecia... — Updated 6/15/2020

 By Alex Perri    Features

Carter: Outdoor Education Needed More Than Ever-Brevard NC

Educators around the country are returning to their schools for the first time in weeks to carry out the chore of cleaning out their classrooms and offices, unsure of when they'll... — Updated 5/11/2020

 By Jim Grodnik    Lifestyles

Connestee Falls News

Captive Couple Freed Their ordeal is over. After spending the past 12 days in motel-like confinement on Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga., Connesteans Jose and Victoria... — Updated 3/25/2020

 By Alex Perri    News

Brevard Residents Bring Riveter To Area – Mills River, NC

Anyone who's been to Sierra Nevada Brewery in Mills River recently has likely noticed the Riveter's construction – a massive 40,000-square-foot climbing gym, bike park and yoga... — Updated 2/10/2020


Kids In Camp Possible Thanks To Donations – Transylvania County, NC

In 2019, thanks to generous donations from local supporters, Kids in Camp (KIC) was able to provide one-to-three weeks of overnight summer camp to 42 Transylvania County children,... — Updated 11/25/2019


PARI Announces 2020 Summer Astro Camps For Kids

The Learning Center at PARI recently announced its upcoming 2020 science/ astronomy summer camp schedule. The summer schedule includes two residential camp programs: Camp Above and... — Updated 10/23/2019


Paddling Pisgah: Exploring South Mills by Kayak – Pisgah National Forest

When most folks think of outdoor recreation in Transylvania County, they're often quick to picture hiking, cycling, fishing, riding horses and even rock climbing or tubing. The... — Updated 7/29/2019

 By Patrick Hall    Education

BC Student-Athletes Paddle Neuse River

To kick off the 2019 summer, seven Brevard College student-athletes embarked on an outdoor adventure of a lifetime. The challenging expedition, known as “Voice of the Rivers,” i... — Updated 7/1/2019

 By Park Baker    Outdoors

Outdoor Destination: High Falls In Nantahala National Forest

This week’s outdoor destination is High Falls, also known as Cullowhee Falls, in neighboring Nantahala National Forest. Just north of Cashiers, High Falls marks the beginning of... — Updated 6/3/2019


Dunns Rock News

Rockbrook Connections A simple show of hands at last week’s community center dinner showed how much Rockbrook Camp for Girls has touched the lives of Dunn’s Rock community... — Updated 5/22/2019


Center To Present 'Guardians Of Our Troubled Waters'

The Center for Cultural Preservation, WNC’s History and Documentary Film Center, has announced the release of award-winning film director David Weintraub’s new film on the ordinary people who did extraordinary things to protect... — Updated 5/13/2019


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.... — Updated 4/29/2019


James E. LeGere

Jim E. LeGere, 77, of Connestee Falls, Brevard, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, surrounded by friends and family at Solace Hospice in Asheville. Born in Oak Park, Ill., he wa... — Updated 2/20/2019


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... — Updated 11/7/2018


Ladies – Gear Up For Women's Backpacking Course

This September, local women interested in learning more about the great outdoors – from an accomplished outdoors-woman – can sign up with Jayne Fought for her women's... — Updated 8/20/2018


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