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 By Matt McGregor    News    February 14, 2019 

Anonymous Couple Buys A Camper For Fire Victims

A charitable couple who wish to remain anonymous has donated a travel-camper to the newly wed Josh and Stephanie Flood, who lost their old camper in a fire on Jan. 31. As previously reported, a few...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 14, 2019 

Panel Discusses Impact Of Outdoor Recreation Industry

Social, economic and environmental sustainability issues that surround the outdoor recreation industry were the focus of a panel discussion last week. David Knight, the director for the N.C. Office...

 

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

 

Pisgah District Back In Business After Shutdown

Federal employees, volunteers and others in the Pisgah District of Pisgah National Forest have been busily back at work since the 35-day federal government shutdown ended on Jan. 25. "We've had one...

 

Climber Rescued After Falling At Looking Glass

The condition of the climber who fell 100-to-150 feet on Looking Glass Rock Saturday evening was unknown as of this morning. The climber was transported by helicopter to Mission Hospital after being aided by the Transylvania County Rescue Squad. The...

 

Groups Team Up To Tackle Ash Tree Killer

Two local conservation groups are teaming up to save ash trees in Pisgah National Forest from the blight of the emerald ash borer beetle (EAB). MountainTrue and The Pisgah Conservancy have launched...

 

Local Administrators Learn New Skills At ASCD Conference

Investing in and supporting our public schools is the goal of the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), so when Jeremy Gibbs, Transylvania County Schools’ Chief Academic Officer, proposed that the foundation help send several...

 

New Traditional Sporting Groups Formed In County

Many state wildlife agencies across the country worry about their future funding sources, with trends in hunting and fishing license sales declining. This problem that state agencies started to...

 

Picturing The Past: Historic Information On Pisgah Forest Post Office

This week's Picturing the Past photographs feature the Pisgah Forest Post Office in the 1940s and the current facility. Pisgah Forest first established a post office in December 1906. Although it was...

 

Wildflowers Of DuPont State Forest Talk Set - Brevard, NC

Many interests overlap, and perhaps a common intersection is this area is hiking and wild flowers and gardening. Many people walk extensively in DuPont State Recreational Forest and the Blue Ridge...

 

Pisgah Conservancy Receives Grant For Trail Maintenance

The National Forest Foundation has awarded a $22,000 grant through its 2019 Treasured Landscapes, Unforgettable Experiences Program to The Pisgah Conservancy for maintenance work on the Art Loeb, Exercise, and Eastatoe Trails on the Pisgah Ranger...

 

Legal Notices: January 21, 2019

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE TO EXTEND THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Brevard City Council adopted Ordinance No. 2018-33 during its regula...

 

Elizabeth "Betty" Garver Nagy

On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, Elizabeth “Betty” Garver Nagy, artist and watercolor painter, died at the age of 90 in Pisgah Forest. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Kanuga in Hendersonville. In lieu of flowers,...

 
 By Park Baker    News    January 14, 2019

Shutdown's Impact Being Felt In Transylvania

Over the weekend, the partial government shut-down surpassed the previous 21-day record and its impacts are being felt in Transylvania County, from trail maintenance on public lands to the wallets of...

 

Roads Need Better Clearing

After our recent winter storms, we’ve had a lot of trees fall on our public roads. I realize that it’s been a challenge for DOT road crews to keep our roads open and safe during and after these storms, and I appreciate the hard work and hours...

 

Public Input Sought On Bike Planning - Brevard NC

The public will get four chances this month to give input on a Transylvania County bicycle plan. The ultimate goal is to put together a comprehensive plan that a stakeholders group will use to...

 

Mountain Skies: Total Lunar Eclipse Visible In The Mountains

Jan. 20-21 Total Lunar Eclipse Lunar eclipses can occur a little less than six months apart, so there could be as many as three in a calendar year. The last year that happened was 2016. Not all lunar eclipses are total, i.e., where the moon passes...

 

National Park Fee Money To Operate Parks During Shutdown

The Trump administration has announced that it will reopen areas of the National Park System closed due to the partial federal government shutdown using money collected from visitor fees. National...

 

TNRC Hears About Watershed - Brevard NC

During the most recent Transylvania County Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting, the council heard from Maria Wise, the Mills River Partnership (MRP) co-ordinator. The TNRC hosts monthly meetings of local public land managers, environmental...

 

Root Cause Award Winners Announced For Excellence In Forestry

The sixth annual Root Cause Awards, celebrating achievement in the local forest products industry and sustainable forestry, were announced on Dec. 26. This year’s awards highlighted important issues that face our region’s forests and the great...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 
 By Park Baker    News    December 27, 2018

Shutdown Impacts Forest Service

An automated email reply Wednesday from Alice Cohen, a U.S. Forest Service spokesperson, reads “due to the lapse in federal government funding I am on furlough without access to email. I will return your message as soon as possible once funding...

 
 By John Lanier    News    December 24, 2018

Board To Discuss How To Retain Teachers - Brevard NC

Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Jeff McDaris and school members plan to discuss teacher retention and the impacts of opioids, vaping and other drugs at a work session in February. During last Monday night’s Board of Education meeting,...

 

WNC Wildlife Day Will Be Held At Headwaters Outfitters

The role Transylvania County and the Pisgah National Forest played in the beginning of modern day wildlife conservation, often referred to as the "North American model of wildlife conservation," is a...

 

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