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Wildlife Day Included Update On Forest Plan – Transylvania County, NC

Though the rain did not relent Saturday for WNC Wildlife Day at Headwaters Outfitters, outdoor sport enthusiasts of all ages showed up in droves for the event. As part of the day, Headwaters hosted...

 

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

 

Conservation At Risk With Fewer Hunters, Fishermen

Since the 1980s, sportsmen and women, especially in the hunting sports, have been on a participation decline, and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Council (NCWRC) is working on a way to reverse...

 

Local Rider Makes Wintertime Biking A Ritual

Golden hour approaches as I motor through the French Broad River floodplain. Farms and railroads become a blur in the rear-view mirror. It's a brisk winter afternoon and I'm late to meet friends at...

 

Headwaters Outfitters To Host WNC Wildlife Day

Headwaters Outfitters and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council will hold their Annual WNC Wildlife Day, Saturday, Jan. 11, at Headwaters Outfitters in Rosman. The WNC Wildlife Day is designed to promote local wildlife and give people the...

 

Stories From 2019 Featured In Review – Brevard, NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2019. JANUARY •Over the Jan. 12-13 weekend, the partial government shutdown surpassed the...

 

Destination Hike: Caesars Head to Sassafras Mountain

Caesars Head to the summit of Sassafras Mountain via the Caesars Head Spur Trail is a 14-mile hike with over 3,000 feet of elevation gain but is well worth it for the spectacular views along the way....

 

Woodward: Sediment The Top Pollutant – Transylvania County, NC

Sediment is the number one pollutant in North Carolina, according to Mitch Woodward from the N.C. Cooperative Extension. Woodward recently gave a presentation, “Small Scale Solutions to Protect Water Quality,” at a recent Transylvania Natural...

 

Davidson River Campground To Close Jan. 15 – Feb. 15

The Davidson River Campground will be closed from Jan. 15 to Feb. 15 for the removal of several white pine trees, and some Virginia pines, affected by annosum root rot. According to Pisgah National...

 

Biologist Looks Back at County's Decade in Conservation

With the 2010's wrapping up, you're going to see lots of "best of the decade" lists. This is probably the only one you will see for conservation achievements in Transylvania County. The 1990s were...

 

Winter Solstice Occurs This Saturday

The Stars When asked to name a favorite constellation, many people respond with either “Orion” or “The Big Dipper.” Orion is the hunter in the sky and was well known to the ancient Greeks. It...

 

Wildlife Destination: Cold Mountain Game Lands

Just over the mountain on Highway 215 in Haywood County lies 3,631 acres of NC Wildlife Resource Commission (NCWRC) Land. A relatively new game lands addition, just over 10 years old, much of this...

 

Venus Graces Evening, Mars The Morning

The Stars In the evening skies we can see that autumn is quickly coming to a close; the signs are seen not only in the woods and felt in the air, but also apparent in the sky above. The central...

 

Walter Kluge

Walter Kluge, a longtime resident of Southampton, N.Y., and Brevard, passed away peacefully Nov. 14, 2019, at the age of 91, at home surrounded by family. He was raised in Orient, Long Island, and served in the United States Navy as a young man. He s...

 

Local Guide Highlights The Joys Of Winter Hiking

When's the last time you experienced the magic of the forest in the winter? For me it was last year. Right now, I'm full of anticipation and excitement about the amazing things the forest will show...

 

Earl Wade Payne

Earl Wade Payne, 89, of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. A native of Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late Perl Wade and Effie Townsend Payne. In addition to his parents, his...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    November 28, 2019

'Festival Of Trees' Returns Dec. 5 At Porter Center – Brevard, NC

Scores of volunteers at the Children’s Center of Transylvania County are scurrying through a checklist of last-minute preparations for one of the area’s major holiday happenings, the Festival of...

 

Kids In Camp Possible Thanks To Donations – Transylvania County, NC

In 2019, thanks to generous donations from local supporters, Kids in Camp (KIC) was able to provide one-to-three weeks of overnight summer camp to 42 Transylvania County children, whose families...

 

Whitmire To Present Program On Pisgah Game Preserve

The Transylvania County Library's Discover Natural Transylvania series on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. will feature "The Story of the Pisgah Game Preserve" with David Whitmire. The program will...

 

Watch Timing On Road Projects

The announcement last month that several major road projects in Transylvania County have been placed on the 2020 Build N.C. bond issuance list is good news. The three projects slated for construction are: the installation of roundabouts at the...

 

U.S. Forest Service Urges Public To 'Know Before You Go'

With winter fast approaching, the U.S. Forest Service urges outdoor enthusiasts to “Know Before You Go” and follow simple tips to stay safe when visiting the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie and Croatan national forests during the colder months. “Th...

 

Pisgah Forest Rotary

For the month of November, the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club’s speaker chair is Mary Scott Christfield. The Rotary Inter-national theme for the month is The Rotary Foundation. For the Nov. 20 meeting, the topic will be “Behind the Scenes at the...

 

Art Loeb's Daughter Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Trail Dedication

Fifty years ago on Nov. 9, 1969 a 30-mile trail was dedicated to my father, Arthur J. Loeb. As a tribute to him, after an early death on Dec. 5, 1968, when he was 54, the U.S. Forest Service and the C...

 

Bright Venus Passes Jupiter This Weekend

The Planets The big event among the planets in the next two weeks is the conjunction of the two brightest of the planets. Venus, the brightest, has come out from behind the sun and is increasing its...

 

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