The Lake Junaluska Girls Junior Golf Association enjoyed a special play day and celebration Saturday, Aug. 9. LJGJGA members and their parents enjoyed a fun family nine-hole play day followed by a cookout at the Lake Junaluska Pro Shop/Clubhouse to honor recipients of the Laura Constance Golf Scholarship.
Under a clear sky and afternoon sun, the winding road through Cherokee and out past Birdtown is a beautiful one. It’s a trek that employees at the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Office of Environment and Natural Resources have been making a lot over the past several months.
With the ribbon now cut on a 2,200-square-foot greenhouse and a black-clothed grow yard filled with 33,000 native plants representing 32 species, they’ve finally got something to show for it.
Students in Western Carolina University’s Introduction to Public History course will show off the fruits of their labor during the Big Birthday Bash 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the A.K. Hinds University Center Lawn, an event celebrating 125 years of history at WCU. The students produced a historic walking trail and map of WCU’s points of interest, bringing meaning to the longtime structures that students pass by every day.