Sun08282016

     Subscribe  |  Contact  |  Advertise  |  RSS Feed Other Publications

Thursday, 15 March 2012 04:33

Third-annual Meadowbrook Cubs runs and health fair

Written by
Cubs on the Run 5k Race and Fun Run/Walk is set for 9 a.m. March 24 in Canton, following a…
Thursday, 15 March 2012 04:32

Registration under way for trail workshop at WCU

Written by
Volunteers interested in assisting with construction and maintenance of a new trail at Western Carolina University are invited to participate…
Thursday, 15 March 2012 04:31

Spring hikes focus on fauna

Written by
Two great opportunities to learn about and enjoy spring wildflowers are coming up, both under the guidance of the Land…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:43

See the elk, help a good cause

Written by
WNC Nature Center's most-popular offsite excursion, to see the elk in Cataloochee Valley, is coming up from 2 p.m. until…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:42

Report: Blue Ridge Parkway adds up to jobs, money

Written by
A new National Park Service report shows that more than 14.5 million visitors spent $299 million along the Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:40

Roller derby debut upcoming in Bryson City

Written by
The Smoky Mountain Roller Girls, an all female roller derby league, will hold its debut competition from 5 to 7…
Margaret Fry Carton of the Cashiers area has been elected president of the Friends of Panthertown, a nonprofit that protects,…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:36

Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a land ethic for our time

Written by
A documentary on Aldo Leopold, the famous forester and environmentalist, will be screened at 6 p.m. March 15, at the…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:36

Cleanup leaders in Haywood recognized

Written by
Winners of "Community Pride" awards through Haywood County's Commission for a Clean County will gather at noon, Feb. 15, at…
A two-day conference titled “Growing the Appalachian Food Economy: A Forum on Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture” will be…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:27

Eat wings on the run in Finger Lickin’ race

Written by
Runners will have a chance to mix running and chicken-wing-eating as a Western Carolina University student organization, the Western Athletic…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:27

A different martial arts style comes to Sylva

Written by
Aikido, a form of martial arts that means “the Way of Spirit Harmony,” will be offered in Sylva from 7:30…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:26

WCU’s Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon

Written by
Runners still have time to register for Western Carolina University’s Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5-K at early…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:25

Farmers get new community kitchen

Written by
Thanks to an $8,000 grant from WNC Agricultural Options, the Jackson County Farmers Market in Sylva will open a community…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:25

Re-discovering Cherokee Trails focus of program

Written by
The historic Cherokee trails in Jackson County and the surrounding areas will be highlighted during program held at 7 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:24

Learn how to take care of your fruit tree

Written by
The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will hold free fruit tree workshops that will cover the basic needs of apple, pear…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:24

Learn to grow your own mushrooms

Written by
The Jackson-Macon Conservation Alliance will hold a workshop on shiitake and oyster mushroom cultivation at 2 p.m., March 24, at…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:23

Bass fishermen set sights on Fontana Lake

Written by
A bass tournament hosted by Fontana Village Resort will be held on Fontana Lake March 17 and March 18. With…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:22

Land Trust gets “heroes” thumbs-up

Written by
The Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust was awarded an honorable mention in “eco-preservation” category of Southern Living magazine’s “Heroes of the New…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:22

Spring equinox on stage at planetarium presentation

Written by
A special StarLab Planetarium presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:49

Explore history with a guided hike in the Smokies

Written by
Join Friends of the Smokies for a guided hike along Kephart Prong Trail, followed by a visit to the Oconaluftee…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:48

Smokies volunteers needed at Oconaluftee and Clingmans Dome

Written by
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting for a variety of volunteer opportunities at Oconaluftee and Clingmans Dome for…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:48

The bear is back

Written by
The iconic bear specialty license plate that raises dollars for Friends of the Smokies is being sold again, with an…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:47

Monitoring to root out erosion sources in Haywood

Written by
A $500 grant was awarded to Haywood Waterways Association by the Haywood County Community Foundation to expand Haywood Waterways’ sediment…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:45

Mountain fly-fishing team lands line-up of top notch coaches

Written by
The N.C. Fly Fishing Team, who count the region’s best fishermen among their ranks, has now hooked one of the…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:45

Program to discuss mercury fall-out

Written by
A program on mercury pollution in mountain waters will be held by the Watershed Association of the Tuckasegee River at…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:44

HCC Wildlife Club to host wild game dinner

Written by
The sixth-annual Wild Game Dinner is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Haywood County Fairgrounds.  …
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:43

Greenhouse space available in Waynesville

Written by
If you are short on greenhouse space but want to grow your own plants, consider using the Old Armory Recreation…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 21:43

Environmental group wants to duke it out with energy company

Written by
Greenpeace activists, in what promises to be a long, high-profile campaign against Duke Energy for perceived environmental wrongs, launched the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:05

A new trail winds its way to WCU

Written by
Construction of nearly five miles of multiuse trail for walkers, hikers, trail runners and mountain bikers on Western Carolina University’s…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:04

Race — or crawl — in the upcoming Assault on Black Rock

Written by
The second-annual Assault on Black Rock trail race in Jackson County will take place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:04

Dillsboro growers’ fair seeking vendors

Written by
Vegetable and flower growers wanting to participate in The Full Spectrum Farms — Growers’ Fair in March can submit vendor…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:03

Help root out unwanted plants along the AT

Written by
Help root out those unwanted invasives in the forests by volunteering from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:03

Master gardeners take spring plant orders

Written by
Orders for fruit and vegetable plants are being taken now through the Haywood County Master Gardener Association, with a March…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:02

Documentary looks at our use of plastics

Written by
The Western North Carolina Alliance is hosting a screening of the award-winning environmental documentary “Bag It” at UNC-Asheville’s Highsmith Center…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:01

Applications due for fishing youth camp

Written by
Registration is under way for a summer fishing camp for ages 13 to 15 at Lake Logan near Canton, an…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:01

Fly-fishing course offered for women only

Written by
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a special fly-fishing weekend for women through the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program on…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:00

Warm weather at this year’s Icycle Bike Race

Written by
Promoters and competitors agreed this year’s Icycle Mountain Bike Racing Classic at Fontana Village Resort was one of the most…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:59

Fly-fishing team lands line-up of top coaches

Written by
The N.C. Fly Fishing Team, who count the region’s best fishermen among their ranks, has now hooked one of the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:58

Tunnel repairs close Blue Ridge Parkway

Written by
The Blue Ridge Parkway will be closed between Soco Gap in Maggie Valley to the end of the Parkway in…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:58

LTLT seeks steward to buy conserved farm

Written by
The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee recently purchased a historic 130-acre farm in northern Macon County and is looking…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:54

Blue Ridge Breakaway wins critical acclaim

Written by
The Blue Ridge Breakaway was recently named the 2011 Ride of the Year by blogger Aaron West of StepClimbs.com. The…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:53

Sixth-grader explores the science of water quality

Written by
Waynesville Middle School student Jed Messer designed a project about water quality for the regional science fair. The project was…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:53

Women’s and girl’s sports day

Written by
Women and girls can learn about a variety of activities that will inspire them to lead active, healthy lives at…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:52

The Osborne Boundary Oak gets historic designation

Written by
With several centuries under its belt, the Osborne Boundary Oak on N.C. 110 in Haywood County’s Bethel community has long…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:51

Lace up your boots and hit the Walhalla Trail

Written by
A hike on the Walhalla Trail at Cataloochee Ranch is set for Saturday, Feb. 11, a postponement of an earlier…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:51

Order those fruit trees and berry bushes

Written by
The Swain County Cooperative Extension is now taking orders for 3- to 4-foot tall apple, pear and peach trees, plus…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:50

Beekeeping class being held this month

Written by
An introductory beekeeping class will be held this month in Haywood County from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday,…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:50

Shiitake mushroom workshop in Swain

Written by
Learn how to grow your own shiitake mushrooms through the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and the Master Gardener Association from…