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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00

Sticking to the competition

art frGregg Fuller can sum up barbeque.

“It’s a southern tradition,” he confidently stated.

Owner of No Name Sports Pub in Sylva, Fuller knows his barbeque. It’s something the establishment specializes in, and aims to perfect when pristine, raw pork rolls in and juicy, fresh barbeque rolls out.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:11

Greening Up the Mountains 2014

greening upThe 17th annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in downtown Sylva.

Named for the way spring’s green gradually progresses up a mountain, the festival is Sylva’s largest annual event and is expected to draw an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 attendees. 

art pawsAs part of Western Carolina University’s yearlong observance of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the institution, a game designed especially for local children will be kicking off Saturday, April 26, during the annual Greening Up the Mountains festival in Sylva.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00

Alice in Chains comes to Harrah’s

art alicechainsGrunge rockers Alice in Chains will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Harrah’s Cherokee.

This Must Be the Place

  • This must be the place

    art theplaceMary Harper was quite possibly the first real friend I made when I moved to Western North Carolina.

    With my apartment a few blocks away from the Water’n Hole Bar & Grill in Waynesville, I ventured down there at night trying to see what was up in this town, trying to make some friends, and trying not to feel alone and isolated in a new place where I was unknown to all who surrounded me. Harper, with her million-dollar smile and swagger, immediately made me feel at home. 

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