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(1931) stories found containing 'pisgah national forest'

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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 9/21/2020 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... — Updated 9/21/2020 Full story


Sociology 101

To all my friends who want to eliminate “socialism” from American society, as a trained sociologist I would like to clarify the term and show what it would mean to eliminate the American variety of it. In the simplest of... — Updated 9/21/2020

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Dalton, Miller Seeking Commission Seat – Transylvania County, NC

Editor's Note: Last Thursday, the Brevard-Transylvania Chamber of Commerce held its annual candidate forum, but with a difference, reflecting the times – no live audience and... — Updated 9/14/2020


FIND Outdoors And Friends Of The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Begins New Project On Blue Ridge Parkway

FIND Outdoors, a 48-year-old nonprofit based in Pisgah Forest, is partnering with Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) to encourage the public to explore this resource that showcases the best of North Carolina from the... — Updated 9/10/2020


Thomas Jones Awarded Doctorate From MIT

The following briefs are from Thursday, Sept. 10, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. The North Carolina Highway Commission will hold a public hearing Sept. 10, at 1:30 p.m. in the Rosman High School auditorium on the... — Updated 9/7/2020


Scientists Tracking The Elusive Hellbender – Transylvania County, NC

Last Thursday was a busy day at Looking Glass Falls. Some people were on vacation, and some were working. (Times Photos by Park Baker)... — Updated 9/7/2020


USDA Extends Free Meals For All Children

As schools reopen, Transylvania County Schools has announced that free meals for all children age 18 and under will be available now through Dec. 31, 2020. The extension of a waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture... — Updated 9/2/2020


Patriotism And Tradition

The recent letter to the paper defending the practice of kneeling at sporting events deserves some rebuttal. “The Star Spangled Banner” was sung for the first time at a baseball game in 1918. It is reported that 100,000... — Updated 9/2/2020


Crew Completes Black Mountain Crest Trail Restoration

A Conservation Corps North Carolina (CCNC) crew of young adults worked with volunteers from the North Carolina High Peaks Trail Association to complete high priority trail work on... — Updated 8/31/2020


Volunteer Trail Work Resumes In Pisgah After Virus Shutdown

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, trail stewards were commonplace along Pisgah National Forest's vast network of trails. Individuals and groups with Pisgah Area SORBA (a local... — Updated 8/31/2020


Bringing The History Of The Pisgah Inn To Life

George Weston was raised in Buncombe County and served as Biltmore Estate's superintendent of farms in the late 1800s and early 1900s before moving to New York for several years.... — Updated 8/24/2020


Three Locals Step Up To Tackle COVID-19 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County SCORE and its partners have been receiving nominations from the local community for individuals and organizations to be recognized as "Heroes and Teachers."... — Updated 8/19/2020


Local Partnerships Lead To Habitat Improvement On Local Public Lands

On July 27 at the N.C. Arboretum, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue met with a few state officials and local conservationists to discuss issues surrounding Pisgah and Nantahala... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Joni Pavlik    Lifestyles

Group Sews Quilts Of Valor To Honor Two Local Veterans

On Aug. 12, 2020, the Veterans Military History Museum of the Carolinas and the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Quilts of Valor shared the Courthouse Gazebo once again to honor two very... — Updated 8/17/2020


Brevard Plaza To Be Built Near Hospital

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 20, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. A new Rosman Elementary and Middle School facility with grades 1 through 8 and the kindergarten when it is included in the state school progr... — Updated 8/17/2020

 By Ray Tuers    News

Grants Ease Club's Financial Burden – Transylvania County, NC

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has received more than $100,000 in grants that are allowing it to ease financial burdens on its member families during... — Updated 8/15/2020


Make The Economy Great Again

It’s past time to face harsh reality and be honest with ourselves. North Carolina’s unemployment rate for December 2019: 3.6 percent. For June 2020: 7.6 percent. State and local businesses have been badly affected by the... — Updated 8/12/2020


Two Men Arrested For Robbing Selica Grocery

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 6, 1970, edition of The Transylvania Times. There have recently been several cases of damage to the Citizens Telephone Company’s property that can only be classed as deliberate... — Updated 8/3/2020


Campaign Wants To 'Leave It Better' – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Tourism, through its sustainability committee Transylvania Always, will launch a special "Leave It Better" initiative beginning today. The innovative campaign... — Updated 8/3/2020


Cradle To Grave Race Becomes 'Virtual' For September 2020

FIND Outdoors, one of Brevard’s longest-operating local nonprofits, will hold its eighth annual Cradle to Grave 30k & 10k trail races virtually from Sept. 5-12, 2020 to adhere to guidelines concerning COVID-19 and ensure the... — Updated 7/27/2020


Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

­­­Please contact [email protected] for trail/downed tree reports. Closures •The visitor center, picnic shelters and public restrooms area closed in DuPont State Forest. Portable toilets are available. •All... — Updated 7/27/2020


Conservation Groups Work With Agencies To Improve Key Sections Of The Davidson River

Two chapters of the national conservation organization Trout Unlimited (TU) have partnered with the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) to improve a section of the... — Updated 7/27/2020


Establishing Roots Part II – Update On Quarantine Garden

In April, I wrote a short story about how the early stages of coronavirus and the associated quarantine brought about more time at home than I am accustomed to. Evenings typically... — Updated 7/27/2020


Initial Highway Design Plans Get OK – Brevard, NC

Brevard City Council voted to move forward with initial phase design plans for the beautification and landscaping of the two future roundabouts that will be constructed at the inter... — Updated 7/22/2020


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