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Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 
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Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD... — Updated 11/25/2020 Full story

 

Partnerships Bring More Mountain Bike Trails To Wilson Creek Area

On Nov. 23, 2020, the Pisgah National Forest’s Grandfather Ranger District approved the Mortimer Trails Project. Planned in coordination with local partners, this project will increase the sustainability of the trail system and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

U.S. Forest Service Proposes Some Additional Access To Graveyard Fields

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced it is partnering with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on a project that includes a proposal for additional access to the Graveyard... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Thankful For Resiliency

2020 has been one of the most difficult years this century. Due to COVID-19, more than 250,000 Americans have died, millions have been unemployed for at least a few months and thousands of businesses have closed. In addition,... — Updated 11/25/2020

 

Rogers Crowned BHS Homecoming Queen

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 26, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Lewis F. Whiteside Sr., a mathematics and science teacher at Brevard Junior High School, has been named as one of America’s Outstanding... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Astronomer: Dark Skies Protect Health, Natural Resources – Transylvania County, NC

Astronomer and educator Stephen Martin talked about light pollution and the importance of dark skies at last week’s Transylvania Natural Resource Council meeting and made the case for why dark skies are not only important to... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

Police Suspect Arson At Brevard Junior High

The following briefs are from Thursday, Nov. 19, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Two fires this week at the Brevard Junior High School annex are being investigated by the Brevard Police Department. No damages were... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Swank 65 Mountain Bike Race Returns To Pisgah

Riders left Smoker’s Cove in Pisgah National Forest Sunday morning for the 22nd annual Swank 65 mountain bike race. The race usually starts at the Cove Creek campground, but the... — Updated 11/16/2020

 

Map Focuses On Shining Rock & Middle Prong Wilderness Areas

Pisgah Map Company has been partnering with FIND Outdoors (formerly the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association – CFAIA) for the last year to create a new map for t... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Mars Fading But Not Forgotten

The Planets We are still experiencing that beautiful march of the three visible outer planets in the evening sky. The red planet Mars is well up in the east after sunset. It passed through its opposition and closest approach to... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

PETA Offers Reward After Nail Trap Incident In PNF

The U.S. Forest Service has opened an investigation into an Oct. 25 incident in the Foster Creek area of Pisgah National Forest involving a hiker who stepped on nail traps left buried in the leaves on the trail. The hiker, Etowah m... — Updated 11/3/2020

 

WNC Companies Raffle Bike To Support Pisgah Conservancy

For the fourth consecutive year, Cane Creek Cycling Components has brought together a group of cycling component manufacturers to build a very special bike with a noble purpose. The... — Updated 11/2/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

Local Road Projects Delayed – Brevard, NC

State budget problems have led to several road projects being delayed in Transylvania County, according to Lonnie Watkins, a N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) district engineer. There are five construction projects currently... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

Military, Medical Leaders Support Biden

I hear the word “unprecedented” a lot. What is unprecedented is the number of former military and intelligence leaders, as well as current medical professionals, who realize what a danger Donald Trump is to the United States... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Rearing White-Tailed Deer In Pisgah Forest

The Cherokee lived in harmony with wildlife and nature in the mountains and foothills for centuries. However, as European traders and settlers came into the area overhunting for... — Updated 10/26/2020

 

Selling Out America

In the Oval Office in May 2017, Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador. Then Trump sided with Russia/Putin against the FBI in July 2018 at the Helsinki summit. Before that you... — Updated 10/26/2020

 

Disappointed With Personal Attacks On President

I have been reading the recent opinions regarding the presidential election, and I have been sadly disappointed that so many of them are full of personal attacks on President Trump. As Americans, we can be thankful that we can... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

The Arrival Of The Paper Mill At Davidson River Site

On May 5, 1938, the front page of The Transylvania Times pro-claimed, “Paper Plant To Locate On Davidson River Site.” That plant was, of course, the Ecusta Corporation, which... — Updated 10/19/2020

 

Kathy Wilde Crowned Homecoming Queen

The following briefs are from Thursday, Oct. 22, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Gov. Bob Scott will come to Brevard on Friday for a big rally at Brevard Senior High School. He will spend the entire day in western North... — Updated 10/19/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Features

Public Land Officials Report Record Numbers – Transylvania County, NC

Outdoor recreation is growing even faster in popularity than it already was due to COVID-19, and while many may lament the days of quiet trips to now oft overrun places such as... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

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

 

Fall Color Pops In The Treetops, On Forest Floor – Transylvania County, NC

The fall colors are starting to pop along the Blue Ridge Parkway and the floor of Pisgah National Forest has its own beautiful sights to discover. (Times photos by Sean Trapp and... — Updated 10/12/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Cedar Rock Falls And Grogan Creek Falls

Fall hiking is upon us here in Transylvania County, and there is no shortage of trails for you to explore as the leaves begin to change. It's been an extremely rainy year thus far,... — Updated 10/5/2020

 

Reject Trump

In “Women Must Reject Trump” by Jerushah Duford, granddaughter of Billy Graham, said she “feels a tug on her spirit” when she hears the president’s divisive rhetoric and when families were separated and held in inhumane... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

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