A letter from Jane Harrison in the May 8 edition of SMN, “Meadows in the wrong on background checks,” was edited incorrectly. It was written as an open letter to Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and not to Rep. Mark Meadows, R-Cashiers. The letter referred to the gun control debate in the Senate and said Sen. Burr was on the wrong side of the background checks issue. We regret the error.

The Naturalist's Corner

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    The eagles have landed The eagles’ neighbors have known for months, observant birders and other Lake Junaluska regulars have either known or suspected, and I have sat on the news for a while as I consulted with North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and U.S. Fish & Wildlife, but…
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Back Then with George Ellison

  • Colorful reminders of long-ago homesteads
    Colorful reminders of long-ago homesteads A chimney standing all alone where a fire burned a house down long ago … a crumbling stone wall overgrown with tangles of vines … a flattened area on a slope above a creek or abandoned roadbed … all are likely locations for a dwelling…
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