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 By Park Baker    News    August 6, 2018

Roundabout Projects Approved For Pisgah Forest Area-Brevard NC

Two roundabouts, one at the entrance to Pisgah National Forest and the other at the entrance to the Forest Gate shopping center, have been approved, according to staff at the Land of Sky regional planning office. N.C. Department of Transportation...

 

Transylvanians In College

Blue Ridge Community College The Transylvania Cattlemen’s Association scholarship has been given to Luke Owen, of Lake Toxaway. Owen recently graduated from Blue Ridge Community College and plans to attend North Carolina State University in the fal...

 

Weekly Outdoor Destination: Explore 50-Foot Waterfall At Cathey's Creek Falls

Our outdoor destination this week is Cathey's Creek Falls, a 50-foot waterfall just west of Brevard on Cathey's Creek. The falls are named for a Revolutionary War veteran, Captain George Cathey....

 

Legal Notices: August 6, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 18-E-244 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Collector of the Estate of Gordon Brooks Shows of...

 

Waterfall Safety

Thank you for your recent focus on waterfall safety, the facts surrounding the various fall tragedies, and what people can do to enjoy the falls safely. It is a conversation that we need to continue with each other and to have with visitors to the...

 

Willard Lyman Galloway

Willard Lyman Galloway, 70, passed away July 26, 2018, in Ft. Myers, Fla., after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 11, 1948, to Elmer and Wave Galloway, of Rosman, N.C. He graduated...

 

Commissioners View Draft Plan For Silvermont Park - Brevard NC

Last week, Transylvania County commissioners heard a presentation on the draft master plan for the Silvermont Park that includes the eventual removal of the tennis and basketball courts at the site....

 

Flier Focus: Waterfall Safety - Brevard NC

As part of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority's (TCTDA) ongoing effort to raise awareness about waterfall safety, inserted in this edition of The Transylvania Times is a flier...

 

Biggest Tax Increase In History

The Trump administration and Republican Congress love to boast about passing the “biggest tax decrease in history.” They don’t mention that their big tax decrease was quickly followed by the biggest tax increase in history. It is called import...

 

Ask Us Answered -Brevard NC

Why did they remove the scales at the Pisgah Forest solid waste convenience center? Transylvania County Manager Jamie Laughter provided the following response: The county solid waste department is set up as an enterprise fund and is supposed to...

 

Legal Notices: July 30, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 18-E-244 EXECUTOR’S - ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Collector of the Estate of Gordon Brooks Shows of Tr...

 

What Is A Good Neighbor?

We are lifetime residents of Brevard and have worked all our lives to make enough money to build our secluded dream home on top of a mountain overlooking Pisgah National Forest. Now our home and peace of mind are being taken away by the city of...

 

Bob Bovee To Perform For The Songcatchers Music Series

Musician Bob Bovee will perform for the Cradle of Forestry in America's annual Songcatchers Music Series on Sunday, July 29. Now in its 16th year, the series is held each Sunday afternoon in July,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 26, 2018

Park Visitor Numbers Hold Steady -Brevard NC

Visitation numbers to public lands in Transylvania County are up this year, but not by much, according to local land managers. The Davidson River corridor remains one of the most visited areas of the region, according to U.S. Forest Service public in...

 

Law and Order

•Ashley Kay Heatherly, 31, was arrested on July 18 for one felony count of possession of a phone/communication device by an inmate, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office. She was placed in the detention center under a $5,000 bond....

 

Futile

A synonym for futile is pointless. Why do some of us keep thinking that the Democrats will ever give the president any credit for anything? It is pointless to hold out hope. They won’t. It’s been obvious since his inauguration that their only man...

 

Volunteers Dedicated To Hard Work At Davidson River Cemetery

Several dedicated volunteers have taken on the task of cleaning up the fence line that runs along the Davidson River Cemetery on Jessie Mackey Road. The volunteers worked for two days in long sleeves...

 

Cradle To Host Smokey Bear's Birthday Party

The Cradle of Forestry invites children of all ages to Smokey Bear's Birthday Party on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Smokey Bear turns 74 this year. The fire prevention bear will help cut his...

 

Do The Things You Are Afraid To Do

Recently I volunteered at a local mountain bike camp. Myself and other professional racers and riders told stories of racing and training. We offered a round table discussion of all topics cycling and the questions varied. What to eat before a race?...

 

'CAMO Kids' Program Taught History And Crafts At Museum

Kids learned about the valuable contributions of America's military service members at the WNC Military History Museum on Saturday, July 14. The class theme was "H is for Honor: A Military Family...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 19, 2018

More Steps Taken To Prevent Waterfall Fatalities In Area

In an attempt to prevent another death at Rainbow Falls, the U.S. forest service and Gorges State Park have installed new signage at the trailhead leading from Gorges State Park to the Horsepasture...

 

Shady Grove Cemetery Visited

In a recent letter to the editor, Mrs. Frances Landreth was concerned about a small cemetery she remembers from her early years. She shared memories of her visit to the cemetery years ago. Transylvania County Government has a cemetery board which con...

 

New Assistant Principals Named By Board

The Board of Education recently approved two new assistant principals who will start their administrative careers with Transylvania County Schools. On June 6, the board approved Andrew Healy as a new...

 

Transylvanians In College

East Carolina University At East Carolina University, 5,479 students received degrees on May 4 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The following students from Transylvania County earned degrees: Morgan Sisk of Balsam Grove graduated with a B.S. in...

 

Ranzie Eugene "Gene" Mathis

Ranzie Eugene “Gene” Mathis, 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was born June 19, 1943 in Jackson County, N.C. to the late Ranzie Lambert Mathis and Janet Melton Mathis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann...

 

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