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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 9/15/2021 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... — Updated 9/15/2021 Full story

 By Alex Perri    News

Fred Impacts Forest Road Used By Neighborhood

Some Cathey’s Creek Road residents in Pisgah National Forest say the U.S. Forest Service road they use to get in and out of their neighborhood was badly damaged by Tropical Storm Fred last month, but Forest Service officials say... — Updated 9/13/2021


New Initiative Will 'Race To Restore' PNF Trails

FIND Outdoors is launching the "Race to Restore" initiative to benefit the trail systems throughout the Pisgah National Forest, which includes the 6,500-acre Pink Beds Valley. Due... — Updated 9/8/2021


Mountain Skies Jupiter And Saturn Stand Highest At Midnight

The Planets: Last month we noted that both Saturn and Jupiter had gone through their points of opposition, Saturn on July 2 and Jupiter on the 19th. This is a time when these... — Updated 9/6/2021

 By Jeremiah Reed    News

Stroupe II Sentenced To Life In Prison

A four-year saga came to an end in Henderson County Superior Court on Tuesday, as Phillip Michael Stroupe II was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to the kidnapping and murder of Th... — Updated 9/1/2021 Full story


Manufacturer Opening Site In Rosman

Custom Tube Products, an advanced manufacturing company based in Edgewater, Florida, will open a second facility in Rosman this fall. The move marks the first expansion for the... — Updated 8/31/2021


Officials: Swimming Conditions In Pisgah Hazardous

Many are likely preparing to suit up and enjoy the water during these last weeks of summer. Unfortunately, in the Pisgah Ranger District swimming, tubing, and boating may come with additional hazards, according to the U.S. Forest... — Updated 8/30/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Update Given On Flood Impact

During it regular meeting last week, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners (BOC) heard an update on the relief efforts in the county after Tropical Storm Fred caused over $11 million in damages. Commissioners voted to... — Updated 8/30/2021


Clean Up Continues In Pisgah District

Last week, the Pisgah Ranger District was still in the process of cleaning up after the storms and historic flooding. Crews have worked hard to assess and open areas in that week, b... — Updated 8/30/2021


Pisgah Ranger District Still Cleaning Up, Looking For Volunteers

This week, the Pisgah Ranger District was still in the process of cleaning up after the storms and historic flooding. Crews have worked hard to assess and open areas in that week, but many areas remain closed, according to a press... — Updated 8/26/2021


Ecusta Brewing Getting New Home

The Ecusta Brewing Company announced its purchase and planned redevelopment of an 8,800-square-foot historic building, once part of the company's namesake, the Ecusta Paper Mill.... — Updated 8/26/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Update Given On Ecusta Trail

The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners (BOC) heard an update on the Ecusta Trail progress from Friends of the Ecusta Trail and Conserving Carolina on Monday at its regularly scheduled meeting. Commissioners requested an... — Updated 8/26/2021

 By Staff Reports    News

Wildlife Education Center Currently Closed

The devastating storm that hit western North Carolina last Tuesday had a major impact on two facilities operated by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is currently closed to the... — Updated 8/25/2021


Muddy Sneakers Seeking Local Support For Its Programs

Muddy Sneakers, a Brevard-born nonprofit, has been igniting a love for the outdoors in 5th grade students since 2007. It was founded by regional leaders Sandy Schenck, Chuck McGrady and Aleen Steinberg in hopes of better... — Updated 8/25/2021


No Anniversary To Celebrate

Editor’s Note: The following guest editorial was written by Jim Hardy, a retired teacher who lives in Pisgah Forest, and is endorsed by The Transylvania Times. 2021 marks a 50-year anniversary in the U.S., but it’s not one to... — Updated 8/25/2021


Pisgah District Hit By Storm, Staff Accessing Damage

On Tuesday, the Pisgah Ranger District experienced extreme weather conditions that caused severe damage throughout the district. At the time of this news release, staff were working daily to conduct assessments and have found... — Updated 8/23/2021

 By Alex Perri    News

Dealing With The Storm's Aftermath

As of Thursday, Tropical Storm Fred had caused an estimated $11,227,000 in damage to Transylvania County. Officials are still working to assess the total damage the storm caused in... — Updated 8/23/2021


Pisgah Ranger District Receives Severe Damage

On Tuesday, the Pisgah Ranger District experienced extreme weather conditions that have caused severe damage throughout the district. As rain continues to fall throughout the region, water levels remain high. Staff are working... — Updated 8/19/2021 Full story

 By Alex Perri    News

UPDATED: Search For Campers Completed, Storm Causes Major Flooding, Destruction

UPDATED: The search for campers has been completed, according to the county. One stranded camper was identified and connected with resources. No missing person reports have been... — Updated 8/19/2021


Smokey Bear Celebrates His 77th Birthday

FIND Outdoors, formerly the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, celebrated Smokey Bear's 77th birthday recently at the Cradle of Forestry in Pisgah National Forest. Lots... — Updated 8/17/2021


Have To Change Our Behavior

The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) report painted a bleak future of a world in peril, triggered by human actions causing extreme climate change. Since 1850, human activities have put roughly 2,400 billion... — Updated 8/16/2021


Fundraising Efforts Underway For Courthouse Project

As previously reported, the Courthouse wildlife field project in Pisgah National Forest is a non-commercial wildlife habitat project that is a part of the 2013 Courthouse Creek Project. This field will be a 3-acre permanent... — Updated 8/16/2021


Win A Signed Banjo And Help The Pisgah District

Don't miss your chance to own a banjo signed by Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers while supporting efforts to clean up dump sites in the Pisgah Ranger District, including but... — Updated 8/16/2021


Raging On

As Joe Biden goes on TV to tout his infrastructure and economic bill, the disaster at our southern border rages on unchecked. He never mentions it. The problem is obviously off his radar and all the “work” Kamala Harris... — Updated 8/16/2021


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