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Jon T. Duke Jr. "Grumpy Jon"

”Jon T. Duke Jr. “Grumpy Jon” passed away at the age of 63, June 18, 2020, saying deuces and throwing up the peace sign. He was surrounded by his family. He was a long time... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Additional Campgrounds And Recreation Areas Open In Pisgah

Pisgah National Forest has opened additional campgrounds and recreation areas. On the Appalachian Ranger District, Roan Mountain and the following sites operated by FIND Outdoors have opened: Black Mountain Campground, Briar Bottom... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Looking Glass Falls, Pink Beds, Sycamore Flats And Coontree Back Open-Brevard NC

The Pisgah National Forest has opened additional campgrounds and recreation areas. On the Pisgah Ranger District, the following have opened: Looking Glass Falls and Picnic Area,... — Updated 6/19/2020

 
 By Staff Reports    News

Ask Us Answered-Brevard NC

Recently, I saw a political sign on the side of the road on N.C. 215, in Pisgah National Forest. I’d like to think that we could at least escape from politics when we go in our public forests. Is it legal to put political signs... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Transylvania County Trail Report - Sponsored by Sycamore Cycles

Closures •All designated roadside campsites in Pisgah are still closed as of June 15. The exception is camping within managed campgrounds. Backcountry camping is allowed. •Looking Glass Falls, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle... — Updated 6/15/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report Monday, June 8

Closures •Looking Glass Falls, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Sycamore Flats, Pink Beds picnic area, Stony Fork picnic area, Sunburst picnic area and US 276 in picnic areas in Pisgah are still closed as of June... — Updated 6/8/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report for June 1, 2020

Closures •Looking Glass Falls, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Sycamore Flats, Pink Beds picnic area, Stony Fork picnic area, Sunburst picnic area and U.S. 276 in picnic areas in Pisgah are still closed as of June... — Updated 6/1/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Officials Watch As Crowds Return To Public Lands -Brevard NC

"We're so excited that things are opening back up," said Carol Doherty, a Pisgah Forest resident, Saturday before her bike ride with friend Bonnie Cauthon at the Pisgah Center for... — Updated 5/19/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report: May 18, 2020

Closures •All roadside campsites and group campgrounds remain closed in Pisgah as of May 18. •Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, Coon Tree picnic area, the Cradle of Forestry, Lake Powhatan picnic and swim area, Sycamore... — Updated 5/18/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

First Phase Of Reopening Pisgah National Forest Getting Underway-Brevard NC

Pisgah National Forest has released a new forest order, opening several of the trails and roads that were closed in the previous forest order signed on April 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Camping is still prohibited in the... — Updated 5/15/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Gorges State Park is still closed, but plans to reopen park trails and restrooms on May 13. •DuPont State Recreational Forest is still closed to the public, and officials are working on a plan to reopen. •Ivestor... — Updated 5/12/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Ivestor Gap, Daniel Ridge Loop, Looking Glass Rock, Slick Rock Falls, Cat Gap, North Face, the Art Loeb (Davidson River to Joel Branch FSR 5002 and Black Balsam Road FSR 816 to Camp Daniel Boone, Moore Cove, Campground... — Updated 4/27/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Ivestor Gap, Daniel Ridge Loop, Looking Glass Rock, Slick Rock Falls, Cat Gap, North Face, the Art Loeb (Davidson River to Joel Branch FSR 5002 and Black Balsam Road FSR 816 to Camp Daniel Boone, Moore Cove, Campground... — Updated 4/20/2020

 

Updated: More Closures In Pisgah National Forest

In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health and safety of its employees, visitors and volunteers, Pisgah National Forest... — Updated 4/15/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •The lower portion of Avery Creek Road (FSR 477) and associated designated campsites are closed. •Looking Glass Falls recreation area is closed. •Pink Beds recreation area is closed. •Coontree recreation area is... — Updated 4/9/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Closures At Area Public Lands Being Monitored -Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily shut down areas in the Pisgah National Forest, while officials at DuPont State Recreational Forest (DSRF) and Gorges State Park are dealing... — Updated 4/6/2020

 

U.S. Forest Service Closes Some Sites, Including Looking Glass Falls-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

Cradle Of Forestry Opening Delayed-Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is making this story free to readers because of the need for information about the coronavirus (Covid-19). We encourage you to support our efforts to keep the public informed by subscribing at https://www.tra... — Updated 3/30/2020

 

Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics Held

The sixth annual Polar Plunge supporting Transyl-vania County Special Olympics took place on a sunny, cold day on Feb. 29. Forty-three brave souls leaped into Lake Atagahi on Leap Day in Leap Year. Many thanks to Connestee Falls PO... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Official: Now Is Not The Time To Be Out And About - Brevard NC

Visitor numbers in the state and national forests resembled that of peak summer over the weekend, but Transylvania Public Health Director Elaine Russell said unequivocally that if people continue to ignore the calls for social... — Updated 3/25/2020

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Chamber Recognizes Top Businesses – Brevard, NC

It was an evening of celebration Saturday night as the Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala event at Brevard College's Porter Center. The hallmark ev... — Updated 1/27/2020

 

Local Guide Highlights The Joys Of Winter Hiking

When's the last time you experienced the magic of the forest in the winter? For me it was last year. Right now, I'm full of anticipation and excitement about the amazing things the... — Updated 12/2/2019

 

Annual Free Rein Gala Draws 200 People – Brevard, NC

More than 200 party-goers heard it straight from the horse's mouth how their support helps Free Rein Center. As the special guest of the night, Zoey the pony encouraged attendees... — Updated 11/25/2019

 

Tickets On Sale For Free Rein's 'Main Event' Oct. 19

Tickets are on sale for "The Mane Event," the annual major fundraising event benefiting Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education. This year's gala takes place from 6... — Updated 10/2/2019

 

Local Dentist Gives Back Through Scholarship Program

Dr. Jeffrey Lorch closed on his purchase of Brevard’s Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry in December of 2013. In 2014 he found out about the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship... — Updated 7/17/2019

 

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