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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 7/6/2020 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 7/6/2020 Full story

 
 By Matt McGregor    COVID-19 

Long-Term Care Facilities Work To Keep Virus At Bay-Brevard NC

Long-term care facilities in Transylvania County persist in keeping an outbreak of COVID-19 at bay with facility-wide testing protocols amid a national climate in which nursing homes are being impacted the most by the pandemic. Tra... — Updated 7/6/2020

 

Brookshire, Pope Engaged

Laura Brookshire and Earle Pope, of Raleigh, N.C., are pleased to announce their engagement. The couple met while attending graduate school at Appalachian State University. The... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Account Given Of Rescue At Turtleback Falls

Sunday afternoon Don Sandy grabbed a girl's arm just as the current appeared to be taking her over Turtleback Falls in Pisgah National Forest. Sandy saw her slip after walking... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Trail Report Sponsored By Sycamore Cycles

Closures •Pisgah Ranger District Visitor Center, Half of Black Mountain Trailhead, Butter Gap Trail Shelter, Buckhorn Gap Trail Shelter and Avery Creek Road designated campsites are all closed as of June 29. •The visitor... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Support Wildlife In Southern Appalachian Forests

Forests in the Southern Appalachians are some of the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world: however, these forests have departed from healthy conditions and many wildlife and plant species are in decline due to... — Updated 6/29/2020

 

Glancing Back: William Cathey To Lead T.C. Henderson

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 2, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. Saturday, July 4, will be a holiday in Brevard and Transylvania County with most of the stores being closed. The day will be highlighted in... — Updated 6/29/2020

 
 By Gray Jernigan    Opinion

U.S. Forest Service Plans Fail To Protect Area Water Quality

The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests are the headwaters of seven major river systems, providing drinking water for millions of people in four southeastern states and wildlife habitat for a bewildering array of native species,... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By John Lanier    Features

Perfect Summer Tradition:A Dip In The Water

The Pisgah District of Pisgah National Forest was busy Tuesday with people playing in the water. (Times photos by John Lanier)... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Derek McKissock    News

County Approves Annual Budget-Brevard NC

On Monday the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $61,041,976 general fund budget for the new fiscal year, which begins July 1. The tax rate will remain at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation, and the fi... — Updated 6/24/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors

Outdoors Experts Hold Webinar On Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan-Brevard NC

The commenting period for the draft Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan revision ends on June 29, and local nonprofit MountainTrue held a webinar with recreation experts last Tuesday to discuss the draft plan’s implications on one of... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Forest Service Issues Warning About Black Bears In Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest warns visitors to North Mills River, Bent Creek Experimental Forest, and Black Balsam and surrounding areas on the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look ou... — Updated 6/22/2020

 

Trail Report - Sponsored By Sycamore Cycles

Weekly Trail Report ­­­­Closures •The visitor center, picnic shelters and public restrooms area closed in DuPont State Forest. •Lickstone Road (FSR 97), Courthouse Creek Road (140), Pilot Mountain Road (229), Powhatan... — 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

 

Glancing Back: One Killed, Three Injured In Accident

The following briefs are from the Thursday, June 25, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. One man was killed and three others were injured in an auto collision Wednesday, June 17, about 11:15 p.m. on U.S. 64 near Pisgah Gardens... — 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

 

Thomas C. McCall

Thomas C. McCall, 72, of Brevard, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020. Originally from Macon County, he was the son of the late Henry and Gertrude Carpenter McCall. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his bro... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

Richard Allen Arieda

Richard Allen Arieda passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Bridgeport, Conn., attended by his loving daughter, Deborah. He was 86 years old. Born in Portage, Pa., a small coal... — Updated 6/17/2020

 
 By Alex Perri    News

TNRC Has Six Ideas For Forest Plan-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the Transylvania Natural Resource Council’s (TNRC) recommendations for the draft Pisgah/Nantahala Forest Plan Revision and will send the recommendations to... — Updated 6/15/2020

 
 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

 

Maintain The 'Blue Line'

As many readers know, The “Thin Blue Line” is used to describe our total of law enforcement officers throughout the U.S. (Statista has the number at 686,000 as of 2018). This “Blue Line” was starting to slowly shrink even... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Black Community Members Hope For Change

Change and unification are what Tommy Kilgore hopes to see rise from the death of George Floyd. "A change is evident; change is coming," said Kilgore, president of the Transylvania... — Updated 6/10/2020

 

Not One Inch

We have read multiple celebratory articles and press releases in regards to the city of Brevard’s depot project and extension of the multi-use path system. Last week we got an update on landscaping. Way back in July 2019, this... — Updated 6/10/2020

 

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