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Clara Jane Yerton Dickson

Clara Jane Yerton Dickson, 98, of Morganton, died Saturday, June 22, 2019. Born Oct. 2, 1920, in Mecklenburg County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late D. Franklin Yerton and... — Updated 6/26/2019

 

Bike Community Challenged To Make Plan Work

The many cyclists and mountain bikers who helped fill the Board of Commissioners’ chambers Monday were challenged to help the county realize the goals and recommendations laid out in the draft Transylvania County Bicycle Plan.... — Updated 4/24/2019

 
 By Park Baker    News

Bike Bill Impact Unclear

On Saturday, the 20th annual Assault on the Carolina’s (AOTC) drew riders from all over the country, and a few internationally, to ride from Brevard, over the South Carolina state line, and back up over Caesar’s Head. With so... — Updated 4/8/2019

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

'Assault' Celebrates Its 20th Bike Ride - Brevard NC

­­­ Past, present and current sponsors of the Assault on the Carolinas ride were honored last Thursday at a reception to thank those who have supported the ride over the past 20... — Updated 12/10/2018

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

'Top Secret' Car To Be Revealed

Students at Brevard middle and high schools have been building traditional and state-of-the-art box cars to enter into the Squirrel Box Derby Race during this weekend's White... — Updated 5/23/2018

 

Dicksons Compete

Both Wes and Hannah Dickson raced the Nut So Fast Rally in Oak Mountain State Park in Birmingham, Ala., this past weekend. Wes won the Cat 1 40-49 class, and Hannah took second in... — Updated 3/26/2018

 

Long-Running Swank 65 Now A Fall Classic - Pisgah Forest, NC

The Sycamore Cycles Swank 65, held this past weekend in Pisgah National Forest, is the longest running mountain bike competition in western North Carolina The race is operated by... — Updated 11/8/2017

 

Local Riders Claim Spots On Swank 65 Podium

Wes Dickson (left) and Joe Driver (right) from the Sycamore Cycles team claimed second and third places on the podium Sunday during the 19th Annual Sycamore Cycles SWANK 65.... — Updated 11/6/2017

 

Off-Road Assault On Mt. Mitchell

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July 4 Festivities Heading Downtown - Brevard, NC

The Heart of Brevard’s community-wide Fourth of July celebration next Tuesday begins at 8 a.m. with the traditional Firecracker 5k and 10k run, and ends with a firework show at 9:30 p.m. In between, activities are numerous.... — Updated 6/28/2017

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

For A Real Connection, Disconnect From Technology

The other day I wanted to get away from it all, so I headed out N.C. 215 on a road ride and on to Tanassee Gap Road to find the road less traveled. I was pleasantly reminded that... — Updated 6/26/2017

 

South East Regional Championship series

Wes and Hannah Dickson raced the South East Regional Championship series in Chattanooga this past weekend. Wes placed first in the 40-49 men and Hannah placed second in Pro/Cat 1... — Updated 5/22/2017

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

Let's Keep The Single In Singletrack - Brevard, NC

We are seeing more folks out in our local forests this time of year. We get asked all the time how mountain bikers should interact with other trail user groups. Trail etiquette is... — Updated 5/15/2017

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

We All Love The Forest; Let's Respect Each Other Too

Spring has sprung here in Brevard! We are seeing more and more folks out in the woods and on the roads as the days have gotten longer. Oh, and we have lots of people coming into... — Updated 4/3/2017

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

Growing Up With The Assault On The Carolinas – Brevard NC

One of my favorite events is coming up soon, The Assault on the Carolinas held right here in Brevard. This year will be the 18th annual AOTC. My store and the Assault have grown up... — Updated 2/20/2017

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

House Bill 959 New Rules Affect Road Cycling In Transylvania

As a citizen of North Carolina and a member of the cycling community for both business and pleasure, I was asked to serve on a study group in Raleigh earlier this year to make recom... — Updated 12/12/2016

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

Breaking Down Barriers And Connecting Youth

Recently, I went out with the Transylvania County Schools Cycling Club, and, wow, it was such a treat! To see the kids loving the trails and the outdoors in the same way that I love... — Updated 11/14/2016

 
 By Park Baker    News

Cycling, Mountain Biking Impacts Discussed – Brevard NC

Cycling and mountain biking and their impact on the county’s roads, trails and economy was the topic of conversation recently at the Transylvania Natural Resources Council (TNRC) meeting. The council invited four representatives... — Updated 10/26/2016

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

Mountain Biking Three Generations Of Unforgettable Adventures – Brevard NC

As I watch my daughter progress as a cyclist, it brings me much joy and makes me think about my dad taking me out to ride. He was on the cutting edge of a shift in riding bikes.... — Updated 8/29/2016

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors

Thank you, Transylvania

Thank you, Transylvania County. Thank you for being unique. I have traveled to many other outdoor destinations in the United States and Canada, but no other location has what we... — Updated 6/23/2016

 

Year In Review (July Through September)-Brevard NC

JULY •The community was invited to celebrate two new amenities at Silvermont July 9: a new playground and a new walking trail. The playground, with play equipment for young... — Updated 12/30/2015

 
 By Park Baker    News

State Considering New Rules For Road Cyclists - Brevard NC

Efforts are underway that eventually could see cyclists in North Carolina facing new rules on the road. House Bill 232, which was signed into law during the summer, directed the... — Updated 12/30/2015

 
 By Park Baker    News

Mountain Bikers Worry About Forest Service Plan -Brevard NC

Supporters of mountain biking worry that their access to U.S. Forest Service land could become limited in the future. The Forest Service is in the process of updating its land... — Updated 12/9/2015

 

WNC Adventure Tours Celebration Planned – Brevard NC

WNC Adventure Tours will hold a ribbon cutting celebration Friday, Dec. 11, sponsored by Sycamore Cycles, Crank Coffee, Oskar Blues and Blue Ridge Bakery. The ceremony will be held... — Updated 12/7/2015

 

Sworn In

During a special called meeting last Thursday, Gary Daniel was sworn onto the Brevard City Council. Incumbents Maurice Jones and Charlie Landreth were also sworn onto the council... — Updated 12/7/2015

 

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