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Digging Out, Out Playing - Brevard NC

As of 9 a.m., today, 6,302 Duke Energy customers and 1,920 Haywood EMC customers in Transylvania County were still without power. The outages came after snow dumped as much as 2 feet in the Lake...

 

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

 

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

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    December 3, 2018

Emergency Officials Train For Active Shooter - Brevard NC

An active-shooter simulation was held in the Transylvania County administration building on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Brevard Police Department, Brevard Fire Department, Emergency Management,...

 

Mountain Skies: Dark Skies For The Geminid Meteor Shower

The Planets While it was nice back in the summer to locate the planets all in a line in the evening sky, they may seem to move around randomly. Of course, there is nothing random about their movements; ancient astronomers and math-ematicians have...

 

Biologist Talks About Ecology, Forest Revision Plan - Brevard NC

Josh Kelly, public lands biologist for MountainTrue, a regional environmental nonprofit, talked about the ongoing Pisgah-Nantahala management plan revision process during the Transylvania Natural Resources Council’s recent meeting Kelly said this e...

 

Whitmire Talks About The History Of Wildlife Management - Brevard NC

David Whitmire gave a presentation on the history of game in Pisgah National Forest during the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. Whitmire, a TNRC member and the N.C. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council chairman,...

 

Outdoor Destination Hike: Sunburst Falls

This week's outdoor destination is Sunburst Falls, located right off N.C. 215. Sunburst Falls is found on the west fork of the Pigeon River and is named after the logging town that used to be...

 

Transylvania Educators Attend NCCAT

Several area educators recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. Participating educators from...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    November 5, 2018

Hearing For Trail, Train Depot Set - Brevard NC

Brevard City Council voted three to two on holding a public input session on the Brevard Area Trails System, including the proposed construction of a train depot on Railroad Avenue. The input session...

 

What Kind Of Society Do We Want?

I appreciate some people were upset to learn the current President of the United States and supposed leader of the free world uses the same political strategy to appeal to voters as was followed by Adolph Hitler (see Office of Strategic Services...

 

Picturing The Past: Black Soldiers Stationed At Pisgah Forest In 1918

During World War I, African American soldiers in the U.S. military faced an enormous degree of discrimination from the draft process throughout their service. They were trained at separate camps and...

 

Mountain Skies: Three Weak Meteor Showers In November

The Planets Slowly, over the past few months, the planets have been disappearing one by one. Well, not exactly. They are still out there but only one, Mars, remains easily visible in the early...

 

Swank 65 Mountain Bike Race 20 Years Strong And Riding

The Swank 65 mountain bike race has drawn riders to Pisgah National Forest for 20 years. The annual race has often marked the end of the race season for many athletes, and has been a great way to see...

 

Be A Real Patriot

There are a lot of flag-waving individuals professing to be patriotic believers in the Constitution. Yet their actions prove their proclamations false. As so many say, “Actions speak louder than words.” First, let’s define patriotism. Most...

 

Mahoney Is My Sheriff

I am so glad to have David Mahoney as my sheriff. He is a man of integrity and faith. That is something missing in many places in our society. We can rest knowing that our sheriff will do the right thing when we need him. When the manhunt was going...

 

'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct. 13, raising more...

 
 By Park Baker    News    October 25, 2018

German Group Sees U.S. Forest Practices Up Close - Brevard NC

Visiting foresters and scientists from Germany recently took a tour of public lands in Transylvania County, and other parts of the southeast U.S., to learn more about public and private land management. Among them were a count, a baron, a member of...

 

Forest Plan Pushed Back - Brevard NC

The U.S. Forest Service has pushed its plan revision process back until early 2019, with no specific date set. The new management plan will guide the Forest Service for the next 15-20 years for both the Pisgah Ranger district and the Nantahala Nation...

 

Mountain Skies: Mars Slides Across The Seagoat This Month - Brevard NC

The Stars Some refer to this time of the year as the Capricorn Hour since this faint but beautiful constellation is easily situated for viewing in the southern skies as night falls. Capricornus is known as the “seagoat” and is really a celestial...

 

Cross Is Coming – Season Opener For Local Athlete

If cycling were easy, they would call it by a different name. GO Cross in Roanoke, Va., was the cyclocross season opener this year. Cyclocross is a sport that traditionally takes place during the...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 18, 2018

School Board Passes On Flood Insurance - Brevard, NC

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education rejected a quote of $11,104 to provide flood insurance for the bus garage and maintenance building behind the Brevard High School campus. Superintendent Jeff McDaris said insura...

 

'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Historical Society To Present 'Songs Of The Big Outdoors'

Transylvania County Historical Society presents “Songs of the Great Outdoors” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Allison-Deaver House Barn. This is a free family event followed by marshmallow roasting. In her program “Songs of the Big Ou...

 

Mihalas Recognized By Trout Unlimited For Service

Brevard resident Zoë Mihalas was recognized at the 2018 National Meeting of Trout Unlimited (TU), receiving the organization's prestigious National Award for Distinguished Service in Youth...

 

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