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Church Activities

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian You are invited to worship with us as the Rev. Keith Thompson begins a two-part sermon series on Eternal Life. Every third Sunday B-DRPC receives the 5¢-A-Meal Offering to help fight hunger in our community. That...

 

New Pisgah Film House Opening Tonight In Downtown – Brevard, NC

The Pisgah Film House opens tonight in the former Drew Deane Gallery space at 114 W. Main St. in Brevard, where patrons can share in the collective experience of watching award-winning independent,...

 

Initiative To Help Brevard Make 'Healthier Choices' – Brevard, NC

Brevard has been chosen as the 50th community to be a Blue Zones Project, an initiative that makes healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to a community’s built environment, policy and social networks, according to a...

 

Smart Start Responds To Teacher Requests

Ask a kindergarten teacher in our county about their greatest need and they will likely respond – “help with the children’s behavior.” The early education work group of GetSet Transylvania (early childhood collaborative) heard this plea so ma...

 

Legal Notices: August 29, 2019

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307 and applicable State funding, or combination thereof. Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the proposed Transylvania County Community Transportation Program... Full story

 

Bracken Mountain Preserve Features New Trail – Brevard, NC

A new trail for hiking and mountain biking just opened in Bracken Mountain Preserve. The approximately 1.5-mile Pinnacle Trail offers a steep climb with 500 feet of elevation gain and creates a new loop. It brings the trail system in Bracken...

 

Time To Talk About Bikes

This Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Brevard College’s Dunham Auditorium, Project Empathy will host “A Time To Talk About Bikes.” It is a timely topic the community needs to address. Bicycling has become a big business in Brevard and...

 

Forest Service's Buck Project Will Be One Of Largest Proposed Timber Sales In Nantahala National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service has completed an environmental analysis for the Buck Project on the Nantahala National Forest’s Tusquitee Ranger District in eastern Clay County. Once implemented, the project will provide important young forest habitat for...

 

Impact Of County's Strategic Plan Discussed – Transylvania County, NC

Recently, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the county’s strategic plan, which includes goals and strategies that guide county departments in their day-to-day actions and, in particular, influences budget...

 

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest Installs New Leadership, Awards Grants

The Rotary Club of Pisgah Forest began a new year when Chris Biecker was installed as president. Also installed were John Krishingner (president elect), Dorothy Knowles (secretary) and Jim...

 

Sierra Club Welcomes Solar Project Manager

The Pisgah Group of the Sierra Club welcomes Bill Jennings, project manager of the Presbyterian Church solar installation, to speak Thursday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In April 2019 the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church took a major step toward...

 

Local Resident Served In Two Branches Of Military

How many veterans have served in two branches of the U.S. military? Residents can meet one on Aug. 22. Brevard's Mike DiRocco served in the U.S. Marines from 1954-1959 (sergeant) and from 1960-1973...

 

Canoe Relay Is Still Having Ripple Effects

Creative fundraising is nothing new in Transylvania County. Many local bingo games, bake sales and yard sales address many community and individual needs. Larger-scale events, such as the Mountain...

 

Church Activities

Amazing Grace Baptist Amazing Grace Baptist Church will host a revival beginning Sunday, Aug. 11, at 6 p.m. The revival will continue throughout the week with services held at 7 p.m. The guest preacher is Bridger Bane. Amazing Grace Baptist is...

 

Brevard Rotary Races Provide Community Funds

The Rotary Club of Brevard has put to work the first $16,000 tranche of community support for 2019. One grant of $4,000 was donated to the Rise & Shine after-school program. A separate project to...

 

Glancing Back: Richard Parris Wins Soap Box Derby Title

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 7, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. William H. Wilkie Jr., a native of Skyland and a space engineer, designed the whole-body counter that is being used in the National Space Administration’s...

 

Officials Seek Input On Pisgah Twelve Mile Project

The Pisgah National Forest, Appalachian Ranger District, is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) for the Twelve Mile Project, a land management and timber sale project taking pace on...

 

Local Effort Helping Children In Need In The Philippines

With assistance from Brevard High School Rotary Interact and the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club, Florence Allbaugh is getting supplies to children in need in the Philippines through her organization, Florence Nightingale Global Health (FNGH). In 2019,...

 

Thankful For Dog Park

Five years ago my wife, Katinka and I got together with our friends, Catherine and Kent Heuser, to form a small group called The Friends Of A Dog Park to see what we could do to get a dog park in Brevard. We went to many council meetings, both city...

 

United Way Of Transylvania Allocates $330,000 For 15 Local Programs – Transylvania County, NC

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) announced recently that it will allocate $330,000 of its fiscal 2019-2020 budget to 15 local programs serving Transylvania County residents. The funded programs address the areas of health, education and...

 

Three Robbers Arrested After Wild Car Chase

The following briefs are from Thursday, July 17, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Spectacular electrical storms, accompanied by high winds, expended their wrath upon several sections of Brevard and Transylvania County last Thursday, July 10. C...

 
 By Alex Perri    News    July 11, 2019

Roadside Camping Along Catheys Creek Closed – Brevard, NC

Roadside camping along Catheys Creek Road in Pisgah National Forest is now closed in accordance with plans from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the city of Brevard to improve the municipal water intake system. According to District Ranger Dave...

 

'Hidden Rivers' To Be Presented July 16-Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County Library and Transylvania Natural Resources Council will present “Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia” on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. in the Rogow Room at the library. Lori...

 

News of Organizations – Brevard, NC

Embroiderers’ Guild The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Aug. 1. The program will be a small Halloween-themed biscornu (pin cushion). This blackwork project is done on 32-count linen. Ki...

 
 By Josh Kelly    Outdoors    July 8, 2019

Local Biologist Questions New USFS Proposal-Pisgah National Forest

On June 13 the Trump Administration and the U.S. Forest Service released a proposal to "streamline" environmental analysis on national forests and grasslands. The National Environmental Policy Act...

 

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