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Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:31

Dahlia show coming to Waynesville

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Three local dahlia growers in Haywood County, Jack Leatherwood, Johnny Trantham and Ken Zula, were recently visited by Southern Living…
Want to understand and know about the Cherokee trails that shaped this region? On Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:21

Popular off-road triathlon coming up

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If you are feeling tough and fit, then the Tsali Challenge is just the right event to showcase your paddling,…
There a few proposed changes being made to the state’s wildlife management and fishing regulations that would impact Western North…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:19

Bears force shutdowns in popular areas

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Increased bear activity in the Appalachian Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest has led to closings in Yancey County…
Learn how to make your own rain barrel, create a stormwater wetland and about habitat rehabilitation projects in general at…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:18

Learn how to build a rain barrel

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Learn how to build your own rain barrel at a Haywood Waterways Association workshop. Rain barrels are a great source…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:17

The state of the Tuck

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A workshop on the State of the Tuckaseegee River will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.…
Clay Bolt, an award-winning natural history photographer, will be at the Highlands Nature Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25.…
Shutterbug alert: The ninth annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition is now open for registration and submissions. Amateur and professional photographers…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:14

Take a volunteer trail vacation on the AT

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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s Rocky Top Trail Crew is looking for horse packers and crew volunteers this fall to help…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:13

Hike Panthertown? Then help keep the trails up, too

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Want to help keep Panthertown Valley beautiful and accessible? Volunteers are needed Saturday, Aug. 20, for a Trail Work Day.…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:02

Haywood Fair to host farm fresh dinner and mini-market

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The Haywood County Fair this year will feature a Farm Fresh meal to celebrate agriculture in Western North Carolina at…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:02

All about the local food movement in Macon

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A talk on the local food movement will be held at noon on Thursday, August 11, in Franklin hosted by…
An annual banquet and auction to benefit this region’s chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is set for Saturday,…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:01

Tour nursery that caters to wildlife

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Learn about plants that attract birds, butterflies and other wild critters on a field trip to Spring Valley Nursery in…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:00

Wild gardener comes to Sylva

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Peter Loewer, a.k.a. the “Wild Gardener”, will present a program about native plants at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 30 at…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 13:58

Backpackers in the Smokies may soon pay for permits

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park boasts the largest backcountry in the Eastern United States, yet for backpackers hoping to…
Want to know how to use a drift boat? There’s an opportunity to learn from an actual designer, builder and…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 13:53

Walk to highlight Highlands fertile birding ground

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A “Treasure Highlands” Bird Hike will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on August 18 by the Highlands Biological…
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 13:52

Cyclists breeze into Haywood with Blue Ridge Breakaway

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A few hundred cyclers will test their endurance with the annual Blue Ridge Breakaway coming up August 20. A spectrum…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:45

The many desirable and luscious traits of moss

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A workshop titled “Go Green with Moss” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 11, at the…
Master Gardeners from Jackson and Swain counties have joined together to form the Jackson-Swain Master Gardeners’ Association. The group works…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:44

Smokies expands firewood ban

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is ratcheting down its firewood policy for campers over fears of invasive insects and fungus…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:43

Smokies black bear license plates keep growing

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The black bear license plate has had strong sales and has benefitted wildlife throughout the Great Smoky Mountain National Park…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:43

Race in the shadow of Fontana Dam

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The Fontana Dam 5K and 10K race will be held on Saturday, August 27, along with a one-mile fun run.…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:42

Main Street Mile to blaze through downtown Waynesville

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The second annual Waynesville Main Street Mile will be held on Friday, August 12. The race ends at the historic…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:41

Another notch in the conservation of Yellow Mountain

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Another 207-acre tract on Little Yellow Mountain in Mitchell and Avery counties has been saved from development thanks the efforts…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:41

Hundreds of athletes to descend on Lake Logan this weekend

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Haywood County will be crawling with runners, bikers and swimmers this weekend for the Lake Logan Multi-Sports Festival on August…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:40

Gone Fishin’ at the lake

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A Gone Fishin’ program will be offered from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Participants will meet…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:39

Farm to School movement takes off in Jackson County

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A Farm to School movement, an effort to get fresh, healthy foods in front of school kids, has taken off…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:38

Haywood farmers bone up on business skills and planning

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Nine Haywood County farmers and growers boosted their business planning with agriculture-specific training through Mountain BizWorks. Bethel farmer Skipper Russell,…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 13:37

Haywood farmers market makes shopping festive

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Haywood Historic Farmer’s Market will pull out all the stops this Saturday, Aug. 6, with a festival celebrating the full…
With the explosion of outdoor sports over the past few decades in Western North Carolina, perhaps it shouldn’t come as…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:49

Extreme dog action comes to Cherokee

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Dogs performing aerial tricks and other extreme stunts will come to Cherokee for the Carolina Dock Dogs exhibition Aug. 5…
Kids ages 3 to 11 will swarm the river bank at Oconaluftee Island Park in Cherokee for the 10th annual…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:48

Learn angling tips from the pros

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Owners of the region’s largest fly shops and fishing outfitters will share insight on local waters at the next meeting…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:44

Swain 4-H’ers learn outdoor basics

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Swain’s newest 4-H Club, the Outdoor Adventurers, hiked Clingmans Dome to the observation tower and participated in two Junior Ranger…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:40

Scenic byway lands to get protection

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North Carolina’s land trusts, including the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee and Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy, have for a…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:39

Hop on board tour to learn about beer brewing

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Learn to put a little hop in your brew on a tour of Hop’n Blueberry Farm and Pisgah Brewing Company.…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:39

Heritage celebration held at Waterrock Knob

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Appalachian crafters, old-timey demonstrations, Cherokee culture and mountain music will be celebrated during a special event at the Waterrock Knob…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:38

Hunting safety courses planned at HCC

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Learn how to be safe in the woods while hunting through a series of Hunter Safety courses at Haywood Community…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:37

Campers get lessons in water quality

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Young campers from the Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center in Waynesville were given a hands-on lesson about water quality in…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:36

Map leads the way to Haywood farm spots

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The new 2011 edition of the Haywood County farm map and brochure has been released. The new publication lists more…
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 14:36

Tour the trees of downtown Sylva

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An opportunity to learn about the trees in downtown Sylva and surrounding areas takes place Thursday, Aug. 11, with a…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 14:36

Run for Joyce Kilmer

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A 5K and 10K race will be held in conjunction with the 75th anniversary events for Joyce Kilmer on Saturday,…
The Franklin Blue Planet 5K for Clean Water, a charity run, will be kick off at 9 a.m. August 6…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 14:35

Folkmoot gives 5K a festive flair

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The annual Folkmoot 5K Walk/Run and Kids’ Fun Run, held in conjunction with the Folkmoot Dance and Music festival, will…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 14:34

Master Gardeners offer mini-grants for projects

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The Haywood County Master Gardener Volunteer Association is offering grants for research or education in the areas of environment, gardening…