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Forest Service's Buck Project Will Be One Of Largest Proposed Timber Sales In Nantahala National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service has completed an environmental analysis for the Buck Project on the Nantahala National Forest’s Tusquitee Ranger District in eastern Clay County. Once implemented, the project will provide important young forest habitat for...

 
 By Derek McKissock    News    August 22, 2019 

Impact Of County's Strategic Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular, influences budget...

 

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 DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 

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 the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Glancing Back: RHS Class Of 1945 Holds First Reunion

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 21, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Rosman’s class of 1945 held its first reunion on July 12 at the Rosman Gymnasium. Of the 24 graduates, 18 members attended, along with three teachers....

 

Mountain Skies: High Tides Will Be Late In The Month Of August

The Moon This month we have another of those high tide phases of the moon. The highest, i.e., spring tides, occur when the moon and sun are lined up and the pull of their gravities on the oceans of th...

 

Town Hall Meeting Scheduled For Aug. 22 To Discuss Recent Pisgah Trail Work

Pisgah Area Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (SORBA) will hold a town hall meeting on Thursday, Aug. 22 at the REI in Biltmore Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss recent trail work in Pisgah National Forest. Pisgah Area S.O.R.B.A. is now...

 

A Forest Disservice

Perhaps the Forest Service would be of more service to the forest if they fertilized it with their excessive obfuscatory verbiage. We know that someone will be making a big profit off this proposed “largest timber sale on Pisgah National Forest...

 

Graveyard Fields Movie To Premiere At Cradle

To educate and advocate for Graveyard Fields, The Pisgah Conservancy has partnered with Bonesteel Films to produce a 16-minute documentary about the history, beauty and challenges facing the area.  The premiere of the film “Graveyard Fields ...

 

Glancing Back: Richard Parris Wins Soap Box Derby Title

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 7, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. William H. Wilkie Jr., a native of Skyland and a space engineer, designed the whole-body counter that is being used in the National Space Administration’s...

 

Jupiter And Saturn Can Be Seen At Dusk

The Planets We have two planets easily visible in the early evening. Jupiter is the second brightest planet of all and, since Venus (the brightest) is lost in the glare of the sun this month, Jupiter...

 

Officials Seek Input On Pisgah Twelve Mile Project

The Pisgah National Forest, Appalachian Ranger District, is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) for the Twelve Mile Project, a land management and timber sale project taking pace on...

 

New Cradle Director Named – Pisgah National Forest

The Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association (CFAIA) has announced that Natalie Britt has been named its new executive director. The nonprofit promotes educational, recreational and interpretive opportunities about forest and water reso...

 

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 French Broad River is...

 

Ask Us – Pisgah National Forest

Why was trail maintenance work recently stopped in Pisgah National Forest? Recently, crews from trail building company Nature Trails LLC were asked to stop maintenance work on the Black Mountain Trail, Avery Creek Trail and Buckwheat Knob Trail in...

 

Picturing The Past: Job Corps Program Helped Build The County – Transylvania County, NC

In the early 1960s, unemployment of young people in the U.S. was twice that of older adults. In response, the Kennedy Administration designed a program, known as Job Corps, offering free education and...

 

Natural Waterslide Wows On Every Descent

Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest provides fun, and refreshing temperatures in the dog days of summer. People come from all over the take the plunge....

 

Trump Is True Patriot

Sally MacMillan’s letter touched on a lot of “talking points,” but she missed the real point of patriotism. Patriotism comes from within and not from politicians. Politicians work for us although they might think otherwise. Patriotism is not...

 

Three Robbers Arrested After Wild Car Chase

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 17, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Spectacular electrical storms, accompanied by high winds, expended their wrath upon several sections of Brevard and Transylvania County last Thursday, July 10. C...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

Roadside Camping Along Catheys Creek Closed – Brevard, NC

Roadside camping along Catheys Creek Road in Pisgah National Forest is now closed in accordance with plans from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the city of Brevard to improve the municipal water intake system. According to District Ranger Dave...

 

Crebbin To Present Adventure Photography – Brevard, NC

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in July with "Adventure Travel Photography with Jo Crebbin." The program begins at noon on Tuesday, July 16, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County...

 

'Hidden Rivers' To Be Presented July 16-Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Library and Transylvania Natural Resources Council will present “Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia” on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the library. Lori...

 

Sanders Awarded William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship-Pisgah National Forest

A graduate student attending the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia, Jenny Sanders has been named the 2019 recipient of The Pisgah Chapter of Trout...

 
 By Josh Kelly    Outdoors    July 8, 2019

Local Biologist Questions New USFS Proposal-Pisgah National Forest

On June 13 the Trump Administration and the U.S. Forest Service released a proposal to "streamline" environmental analysis on national forests and grasslands. The National Environmental Policy Act...

 

Donald E. Musser

Donald E. Musser, 63, of Pisgah Forest, died Friday, June 28, 2019, at the Elizabeth House, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was a United States Army veteran. He is survived by his wife,...

 

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