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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 13, 2019 

Schenck Job Corps' Fate On County's Radar-Transylvania County, NC

With the proposed privatization of Schenck Job Corps in Pisgah National Forest on the table, Transylvania County officials have reached out to Congressman Mark Meadows’ office and will host a meetin...

 
 News    June 13, 2019 

Strategic Plan Will Guide County Tourism Efforts-Transylvania County, NC

On June 4, Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) hosted tourism partners and area stakeholders at a community presentation of TCT’s new strategic plan that will guide work for countywide tourism from 2020 to 2024. In October 2018, the plan was develope...

 

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

 
 By John Lanier    Opinion    June 10, 2019

Dispersing The Crowds

This past Memorial Day weekend, Pisgah National Forest was so crowded it took visitors up to an hour to exit the forest. The traffic was backed up from the forest entrance at the intersection of U.S. 276 and N.C. 280 past Avery Creek Road, a...

 
 By Alex Perri    Outdoors    June 10, 2019

Working To Save Pisgah's Ash Trees

Public lands biologist Josh Kelly warned last Wednesday that conservation efforts must start now to save North America’s ash trees before they face a fate similar to the American Chestnut tree and...

 
 By Nona Walker    Education    June 6, 2019

Connestee Falls Scholarship Winners Named

On Thursday, May 16, Transylvania County Schools held its 36th recognition evening in the Brevard High School Auditorium. Seventeen graduating seniors, two more than last year, received scholarships...

 

Picturing The Past: Dairy Farming Was Important In Transylvania County

June is National Dairy Month, and while Transylvania County is not known for dairy products today, throughout much of the 20th century there were local farms with dairy operations that typically had a...

 

MountainTrue and Pisgah Conservancy Talk about Saving Ash Trees in Pisgah on June 5

"Have you heard of the emerald ash borer (EAB)? It’s the pest that is killing ash trees throughout North America. EAB was discovered in Brevard last year and it is impacting trees all across Pisgah...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    June 3, 2019

Forest Visitors Face Heavy Summer Traffic

During the summer, those who visit Pisgah National Forest, particularly during the weekends, can expect to face heavy traffic and delays. Each year, more than 2 million people are estimated to visit t...

 

Mountain Skies: Four Planets Before Midnight This Month

The Stars An early evening in June is sometimes referred to as “The Arcturus Hour.” One can find this brilliant ginger-colored star by using the handle of the Big Dipper. Following the arc of the...

 

River Rangers Riding Herd On Davidson And Other Rivers

River rangers do incredible work. Their mission is to help people enjoy rivers while minimizing damage to these sensitive ecosystems. “Playing in and around water is a great way to experience...

 

Thomas Gaston McCall Jr.

Thomas Gaston McCall, Jr., 84, of Brevard, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019. A native of Brevard and Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Thomas G. and Bessie Owen McCall. A graduate of Brevard High School, he was a United States...

 

Picturing The Past: Preserving Transylvania's Burial Grounds And Cemeteries - Transylvania County, NC

Picturing the Past has looked at organizations that work to preserve local history and heritage during Preservation Month. One group many people do not think of in connection with preservation is the Transylvania County Cemetery Board of Trustees....

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 23, 2019

City Manager Proposes No Tax Increase In Budget

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year includes no property tax increase, but a hike in water and sewer fees. Fatland presented his $24.3 million budget during Brevard City Council’s regular meeting on...

 

Fake Economics

A specter is haunting the American political landscape, specter of Modern Monetary Theory or MMT for short. I’m nearly 60 years old, and as far back as I can remember, Democratic and Republican leaders have agreed that the “boogeyman” national...

 

Mountain Skies: The Planets Are Coming! The Planets Are Coming!

The Planets As we mentioned above, the Earth orbits the sun in a year. That’s 360 degrees in 365¼ days roughly. The effect of this to our observing is that the entire sky appears to be 1° farther west every 24 hours. This is bringing the gas...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    May 16, 2019

Award Helping 'Cucumber' Get Made

A 2019 film award granted to Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the Transylvania County Arts Council, provides fertile soil to grow an old script - "Cucumber" – into a locally shot movie this...

 

Transylvanians In College: Nariah Shanice Conley

Nariah Shanice Conley, of Arden, graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, May 11, 2019. She attended T.C. Roberson High School in Arden and is a 2015 graduate of Thomas Dale H...

 

Pisgah Project 2019

Local companies like Cane Creek Cycling Components, Industry Nine, Reeb Cycles, TRP Cycling, Thomson Bike, Maxxis tires, Chromag, Find Your Line Bike Shop and Oskar Blues Brewery have teamed up with...

 
 By John Lanier    News    May 9, 2019

Board OKs Flooring Contracts for BMS, RES

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved flooring contracts for Brevard Middle and Rosman Elementary schools. The flooring contract price for Brevard Middle $151,075 and the price for Rosman Elementary is...

 

Craig Anthony Melby

Craig Anthony Melby passed away April 30, 2019. He was born in Providence, R.I., Nov. 24, 1955, and moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., shortly thereafter. He graduated from Lakewood High School and then...

 

Brevard High Band Strikes Gold In New York

Members of the Brevard High School Band enjoyed a peak experience in early April, performing at the 2019 New York Invitational Music Festival in one of the world's great music venues, Carnegie Hall....

 

Mountain Skies: Leo, The Lion, Dominates The Spring Sky

The Stars The spring skies are with us now in the early evening. What do we mean when we identify sections of the sky with the various seasons, e.g., the “spring skies”? It takes the Earth one year to revolve around the sun. Obviously, as we...

 

Cathey's Creek News

RHS Spring Production The Fine Arts Department of Rosman High School will present the hilarious comedy "The Somewhat True Story of Robin Hood" on May 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium...

 

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