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Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:12

Music & Poetry evening at the Rickman Store

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Songwriter and singer Angela Faye Martin will host an evening of music and poetry at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept.…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:12

Tony Award winner coming to the Highlands Playhouse

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Tony Award-winning actor Anthony Crivello will direct the hit play, “Heart What’s In the Heart,” which will run Sept. 30…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:11

Learn to preserve your stories and heritage

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The Jackson County Public Library will host a program on preserving family stories with author Julia Ebel at 10:30 a.m. on…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:11

HART presents Broadway comedy hit

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” opening on Sept. 30 for a…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:10

Student revival at Lake Junaluska

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The Solid Rock Revival, a free student community event, will be held on Oct. 1 in Stuart Auditorium at Lake…
The Haywood Arts Council will present an exhibition by the Southern Appalachian Photographers Guild through Saturday, Oct. 15, at Gallery…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:08

Get a taste of Motown at Bascom

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“Celebration!” the annual fundraiser for the Bascom center for the visual arts, will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept.…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:07

Capture nature at pastel workshop

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A pastel workshop is being offered from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Nature’s Home Preserve in…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:06

Cherokee Indian Fair celebrates 99th year

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The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians hosts the 99th annual Cherokee Indian Fair Oct. 4 through 8 at the Cherokee…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:06

Learn about local gems

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Staff from the Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum will present a program on local geology and gemstone identification at 7…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:05

Test your dog’s manners at Bark in the Park

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A Canine Good Citizen Test will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Jackson County Recreation Complex by the…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:04

‘I Hate Hamlet’ onstage at WCU

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“I Hate Hamlet,” the story of an actor in career limbo, will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday…
Never tell people how to do things, said the indefatigable General George S. Patton. Instead, he said, tell them what…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 15:46

Horn removal task best done early and well

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I have learned, yet again, the virtues of doing something right the first time. My sloppiness was a bloody and…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:51

Shooting frogs through the car window

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This is about frogs. Of late, I’ve been thinking about them … especially the frog that snores. As I recently…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:50

Author Janisse Ray leads retreat, speaks to trail group

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The Wilderness Society will host a three-day nature writer’s intensive with author Janisse Ray at The Mountain Retreat & Learning…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:50

Hunting and Fishing Day activities in Pisgah

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Looking for a way to celebrate national hunting and fishing day with your kids? Head to The Pisgah Center for…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:49

Have a barrel of rain water

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Need a rain barrel? You can buy one through Haywood Waterways Association, the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce and the…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:48

Explore Smokies’ Cataloochee Valley on guided hike

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 Catch the first glimpses of autumn color, explore old cabins and cemeteries, and even ring the bell of a picture-perfect…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:47

NOC honors guests with free festival

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Nantahala Outdoor Center’s popular Guest Appreciation Festival begins Friday, Sept. 23, and continues through the weekend, offering free attractions, live…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:47

Local races raise breast-cancer awareness, funds

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Road races by three area hospitals this month shine the spotlight directly on breast-cancer awareness. You don’t have to be…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:46

Photo contest highlights state trail

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Want an excuse to get some great hiking in and take photographs? The Outdoor Provision Co. is recognizing Mountains to…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:45

WNC outdoor school program garners conservation award

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Muddy Sneakers, an innovative program that brings the joy of learning outside to fifth-grade students, has been named the Conservation…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:44

Experts introduce kids to trail-bike riding

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Bryson City Bicycles will take young riders on a free youth mountain-biking event on Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 9…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:44

BicycleHaywoodNC helps out Haywood schools

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BicycleHaywoodNC has donated 15 bicycles and 15 helmets to Haywood County Schools this month to use in physical education classes.…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:43

There’s still time

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Migration is at full tilt across the region right now. In the passerine (songbird) department thrushes, grosbeaks and tanagers are…
When droves of Haywood Community College wildlife and forestry students scrambled down the banks of Richland Creek last weekend with…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:31

Frazier’s new novel a fast, good read

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In a tale set to the tune of Johnny Ace’s “Never Let Me Go” that’s told as if shown through…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:31

Memoirist and poet visits City Lights

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Janisse Ray will read from two of her most recent books at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at City…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:29

Creedence Clearwater Revival comes to WNC

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The original members of Creedence Clearwater Revival will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:28

Fall art classes to begin

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Inspired Art Ministry’s fall term begins the week of Sept. 27, offering classes for adults in drawing and painting, photography …
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:27

Catch the final of Haywood’s Got Talent

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Some of the areas most talented citizens will be featured in Haywood Arts Regional Theater’s first Haywood’s Got Talent event…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:26

WCU brings Chinese orchestra, comedy to stage in September

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A traditional Chinese orchestra and famed sketch comedy troupe will both perform in September at Western Carolina University’s Fine and…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:26

Bates tells cancer story

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Grace Church in the Mountains will present Barbara Bates Smith in “The C Word: Her Own Cancer Story,” at 3…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:25

Mark summer’s end with free concert, picnic

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The Friends of Panthertown will host a picnic and concert from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, on…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:24

Grammy winner returns to Cataloochee Ranch

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Grammy-award winner Laurie Lewis will give an after-dinner performance on Sunday evening, Sept. 25, at Cataloochee Ranch. The cost of…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:24

HART to hold auditions for ‘Ah Wilderness!’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its production of Eugene O’Neil’s comedy “Ah Wilderness!” at 6:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:18

Sculpting demonstration

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Painter-sculptor M.L. Carpenter will present a demonstration in sculpture on Monday, Sept. 26, for the Art League of Highlands at…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:17

Country Memories brings music to library

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The musicians of Country Memories will play at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Jackson County Public Library…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:16

Art contest on what it means to be Native

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Contemporary Native American Life is the theme of an art competition sponsored by Western Carolina University, Southwestern Community College and…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:14

Historic Haywood County photos exhibit at HART Gallery

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A series of historic Haywood County photographs will be on display at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre (HART) gallery from…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:10

Celebrate history at Mountain Heritage Day

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The traditional folk ways of the Southern Appalachian Mountains will take center stage as Western Carolina University presents the 37th…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:51

CuRvE wants to build on WCU’s strengths

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The article about the Western Carolina University Strategic Planning Commission caught the attention of the Cullowhee Revitalization Endeavor (CuRvE), a…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:51

Attacks on Tea Party inaccurate

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To the Editor: The gangland-style, fist pounding threat to “take out the sons of b_____s shouted by union leader Jimmy…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:50

Do we really want leaders like this?

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To the Editor: At the Republican presidential debate on Sept. 12, the moderator posed a hypothetical question to Representative Ron…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:49

Bothwell supports health care for all

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To the Editor: Last March, I realized everyone’s worst nightmare when a doctor diagnosed my 44-year-old husband, Ben, with a…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:49

New Franklin Wal-Mart is a blight on landscape

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To the Editor: Last week I had the great misfortune of seeing first-hand the results of wanton destruction of acres…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:48

Is our region a threat or an opportunity?

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To the Editor: It was exciting last week to read of Western Carolina University’s move to re-open its strategic planning…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:48

Rep. Haire votes against same-sex ban

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To the Editor: Recently my office received more than 125 written requests from Haywood, Jackson and Swain counties requesting that…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:46

WCU’s future important for entire region

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Once you hit the Haywood County line after heading west on Interstate 40 out of Asheville, Western Carolina University is…