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Outdoors

A summer of hard work is paying tasty dividends for some kids in Swain County 4-H — dividends paid in the form of tomatoes, corn, peppers, beans and zucchini.

This year was the first for a 4-H learning garden located at Southwestern Community College’s Swain Center, and according to Jennifer Hill — a 4-H extension agent with Swain County Cooperative Extension — it was a success.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 16:00

Check out some vintage campers

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A vintage camper show 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Stonebridge Campground in Maggie Valley will raise money for the Haywood Waterways Association while displaying an array of campers with individual histories.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:59

Colorful fall predicted for Western North Carolina

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This year’s autumn display is likely to be a colorful one, according to Western Carolina University fall foliage forecaster Beverly Collins.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:59

Explore the life of a Swain County mountaineer

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The life and times of famed mountaineer Sam Hunnicutt will be the topic of a program at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:57

New trail to open at Chimney Rock

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A new 1.1-mile trail will open at Chimney Rock State Park on Friday, Sept. 22.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:57

Splash your way to leadership

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An afternoon inviting adults to explore all that Haywood County’s waterways have to offer will be held 2-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Canton Recreation Park.