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River Runs: Five Tips For Fall Fly Fishing

As we transition into the fall fishing pattern, there are several things that anglers can do to increase their catch through out the day. Here are my top fives suggestions for improving your fall fish...

 

Mountain Skies: Planets Disappear One By One This Fall

The Stars The summertime Milky Way is now high overhead just at sunset. While this beautiful veil in the sky may have been obvious to the casual observer in years gone by, nowadays it takes some planning and effort to enjoy it. However, all one...

 
 By Kevin Howell    Outdoors    March 6, 2017

The Best Trout Waters In The Mountains

From the Cherokee who lived and prospered in the mountains for centuries, to the modern angler who flies into Asheville in his jet from Miami for a weekend in the mountains, the Blue Ridge has always...

 

Summer Business Gets High Marks – Brevard NC

Overall, summer was good for business in downtown Brevard, according to Heath Seymour, the Heart of Brevard’s executive director. “There are some who have been slightly up, while some even had record sales during certain months, but, of course,...

 

Teacher Profiles – Transylvania County

Auburn B. Smith Rosman Middle and High – P.E., Head Women's Basketball Coach, JV Volleyball Coach Prior to moving to the east coast, I attended high school in Las Vegas, Nev., at Desert Oasis High...

 

Brevard 'Bees' Give School Bright New Look

"Alone we can do so little. Together, we can do so much." This phrase, first coined by Helen Keller, has been a motto moving into this past summer at Brevard Elementary School. A true community school...

 

Fall Cleanup Is A Mixed Blessing For Nonprofits

August is a big month for most families in Transylvania County. Vacations are winding down, camps have closed for the summer, and the last ovation has been delivered at the music center. We can hear...

 

Wasteful Spending

I have read several people’s opinions on the proposed bypass. Many friends tell me don’t worry, that they have been discussing that for years. The apparent disregard for the waste of taxpayer monies as demonstrated by the recent $400,000 purchase...

 
 By Corey Gafnea    Education    June 6, 2016

Our Children Need To Go Outside And Play

“Go play outside and don’t come home until I call you for dinner.” If you were a child in the sixties or seventies, I imagine this was one of the most common phrases overheard in the endless summers of our youth. Whether exploring the woods, a...

 

Summertime Learning Loss

School is out! As parents we often celebrate the end of the school year along with the start of summer. It’s nice to let the kids stay up late at night and sleep in the morning. It’s really nice to have more time to play outside and take...

 

New City Path To Be Unveiled - Brevard NC

Brevard's new Cherry Street Greenway Extension, the newest addition to the city’s bike and hike path, will be unveiled at a dedication at 4 p.m., Thursday, June 11. The event will be held at the trailhead next to Oscar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain I...

 

Community Songfest To Be Held At McGaha Chapel – Cedar Mountain NC

Remember when communities used to get together and sing? Except for hymns in church, that doesn't seem to happen anymore. On Saturday, June 13, at 2 p.m. there will be a songfest at the historic 1872 McGaha Chapel, 10 miles south of Brevard on U.S....

 

New Addition To Multi-Use Path To Be Unveiled-Brevard NC

Brevard's new Cherry Street Greenway Extension, the newest addition to the city's bike and hike path, will be unveiled at a dedication at 4 p.m., Thursday, June 11. The event will be held at the trailhead next to Oscar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain...

 

Food & Dining

The Food & Dining 2015 Guide is included in the Transylvania Times’ publication “Transylvania Explorer,” which was formerly called “Summertime.” The guide includes a map of all the great...

 

Times Wins Top Publication Honors - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times' special publications Summertime, Autumn and Bike Transylvania swept the top honors in their division in the 2014 North Carolina Press Association's News, Editorial and...

 

Volunteers Wanted At Sharing House

Jack and Evelyn Hall of Lake Toxaway and Jane Kimball (right) of Sherwood Forest are regular Sharing House pantry volunteers. They sort incoming food donations and fill food orders for Transylvania...

 

Summer Business Good - Brevard NC

Last Monday’s Labor Day festivities unofficially meant the end of another summer season for merchants in downtown Brevard, and based off increased sales numbers several indicated their wish that summer would never end. “There seemed to be more...

 

Supplies Needed As School Bells Begin To Ring – Brevard NC

The Great Recession and its laboring recovery have been bad news for most Americans, but some people have suffered more than others. Around these parts we call them "children." North Carolina and a handful of other Southern states saw the biggest...

 
 By Ray Tuers    Arts    August 14, 2014

Connestee Connections Performs Concert At Lake Pointe Landing – Connestee Falls NC

The Connestee Connections, a group of five musicians who live in Connestee Falls, took their show on the road to perform at Lake Pointe Landing, a senior community in Hendersonville Monday, Aug. 11. It was the second time the newly formed quintet...

 

Summer Program Teaches, Entertains Youth – Brevard NC

The halls of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club are echoing with the delighted cheers of hundreds of children these days. They're home from school for the summer, but they're still learning while...

 

'Bike Transylvania' Magazine Released - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times and The Transylvania Tourism Development Authority (TDA) have released the first edition of Bike Transylvania, a new magazine highlighting local cycling opportunities and...

 

BMC Brings Summertime Performances To Asheville – Brevard NC

The Asheville Art Museum is honored to partner again this year with Brevard Music Center to bring a summertime series of three performances to the museum galleries. The summer festival will include performances by young musicians of exceptional...

 

Bike Publication Planned - Brevard NC

The Transylvania Times is pleased to announce plans for a new mountain biking and cycling publication, which will be distributed in early July. The new publication is the result of a collaborative...

 

Summertime Is Coming

Remember to look out for your free copy of the 2014 Summertime magazine in Thursday's paper....

 
 By Eric Crews    News    December 19, 2013

Airport Owner Pulls Out Of Biomass Project - Brevard NC

Nine months after plans to build a $23 million biomass power plant at the site of the Transylvania Community Airport were announced, Ken Allison, a partner in the proposed facility who owns the airport property, announced he is pulling the plug on...

 

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