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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...

 

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

 

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...

 

Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Join us this Sunday for worship. The Rev. Keith Thompson is preaching a sermon titled “Get Out the Way!” based on 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13. Every third Sunday the church receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help...

 

A Coup, Not Impeachment

I would like to respond to Gerald Kilpatrick’s letter in last Monday’s Nov. 4 Transylvania Times. The main thing that he omitted is the simple matter of fact. The fact is that Bill Clinton was not impeached for having sex. He was correct in that...

 

Michner Boots Goal To Win Championship

The following briefs are from the Thursday, Nov. 13, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Due to Brevard Little Theatre being in new quarters this year, it will be necessary for all theatregoers to reserve seats. The new theatre in-the-alley is...

 

Mountain Sun Launches The Natural Play Project

Backpacking trips, bird banding, paddling 28 miles on the French Broad River, learning primitive skills, and spending a night in a tent: these are some of the things Mountain Sun Community School...

 

Mary C. Jenkins Community Center Update Given – Brevard, NC

An update on the proposed construction of a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center and Silversteen Park was recently provided by the city of Brevard to the Bethel "A" Baptist Church trustees. Brevard Ci...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    October 28, 2019

Forest Management Plan Release Date Still Unknown – Transylvania County, NC

It’s still unclear when the long-anticipated new forest management plans for Nantahala-Pisgah national forests will be released, according to Pisgah Ranger District Ranger Dave Casey. During the recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council...

 

Whitmire Praises Agreement Between USDA And State

On this past September 25th, the National Forests in North Carolina, including our own Pisgah District received a signed Memorandum of Understanding. This MOU was signed by the North Carolina Departme...

 

Cantrell Creek

Every week some group of volunteers is engaged in an activity that benefits this county and its residents. While space does not allow us to mention all of them, one of the more impressive and long-term efforts was the completion of the Cantrell Creek...

 
 By John Lanier    News    October 24, 2019

School Board Talks Building Options – Transylvania County, NC

During an update on the proposed new construction for Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education was informed by Board Chairwoman Tawny McCoy that extending Rosman High across the street to...

 

TDA Report: Accommodation Revenues Doubled – Transylvania County, NC

In the 2011/12 fiscal year, slightly more than $9 million in accommodation revenues was reported in Transylvania County, while this past fiscal year that number had jumped to more than $18 million....

 

Rosenwald News

We start off our news with birthday greetings for a birthday boy. Many happy returns and best wishes for Charlie Whitmire. Smiling, out and about, still dancing whenever the occasion presents itself,...

 

PARI Announces 2020 Summer Astro Camps For Kids

The Learning Center at PARI recently announced its upcoming 2020 science/ astronomy summer camp schedule. The summer schedule includes two residential camp programs: Camp Above and Beyond, and Camp...

 

N.C. Wildlife Recommends Wearing Orange

Fall is here, and so is the hunting season. Many take to the woods this time of year to enjoy the brisk weather and fall foliage, and its important to be aware of hunting activity in the area if you'r...

 

Four Planets Present Viewing Challenges

The Planets You may remember that last summer we had a magnificent arch of the visible planets that stretched across our evening sky from Mars in the east to Venus in the west. Currently, a less...

 

Food, Fun And Funds To Honor Veterans

On Saturday, Nov. 9, kick off Veterans Day weekend with a good time and good food for a good cause at American Legion Post 88 located at 55 E. Jordan St. in Brevard, from 6 to 11 p.m. Cost is $20 per...

 

Cantrell Creek Project Completed Thanks To Several Groups – Transylvania County, NC

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate the finishing of the Cantrell Creek project in the Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The Pisgah Conservancy (TPC), Trout...

 

City Of Brevard Candidates Q&A: Geraldine Dinkins

Age: 49 Family: Married to Jacob, and they have a 12-year-old son. Education: Equivalent of Bachelor of Science degree from Switzerland in office administration; American Bachelor of Science degree...

 

'Legend' Returns To Cradle This Weekend – Transylvania County, NC

The Cradle of Forestry will entertain audiences with the annual outdoor drama, “The Legend of Tommy Hodges,” on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Audience size is limited this year. Tickets may be...

 

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