Meadowlark gets the blues

Popular blues/folk singer-songwriter Heidi Holton will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in the Speakeasy Bar at the Meadowlark Motel in Maggie Valley. 

Cataloochee opens the slopes

Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley is set to open Wednesday, Nov. 29, after an unseasonably warm November kept it from turning on its snow guns until Wednesday, Nov. 22. Tube World will open Saturday, Dec. 2. 

Rilko makes Meadowlark debut

Popular regional Americana/bluegrass act Jeremy Rilko will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, in the SpeakEasy Bar at the Meadowlark Motel in Maggie Valley. 

Maggie Valley winners pledge to work together

Maggie Valley will retain two of its incumbents, including its mayor, for the next four years. 

Maggie Valley water earns prestigious award

The Maggie Valley Sanitary District again earned top marks for water quality from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, one of 15 facilities to be recognized with the “Gold Star” honor for systems that have received an award for exceeding drinking water standards for 10 or more consecutive years. 

Maggie Valley incumbents win; one newcomer joins board

Maggie Valley will retain two of its incumbents, including its mayor, for the next two years.

Maggie Valley candidates talk growth, leadership

With more contentious development on the horizon, residents of the small town of Maggie Valley have plenty to consider at the ballot box this year.

Hear the latest on waterway conservation

Learn about the work being done to conserve Haywood County’s pristine waterways 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Maggie Valley Town Hall Pavilion, as part of Trout Unlimited Cataloochee’s regular monthly meeting.

Opposition heard for non-residents on Maggie Valley board

A candidate for Maggie Valley alderman who dropped out and resigned her seat on the town’s zoning board when opponents filed a residency challenge is drawing further scrutiny after an investigation by The Smoky Mountain News revealed that she was not a resident of the town during most or all of her service on the zoning board of adjustment. 

Protecting the headwaters: Additional 1,250 acres conserved in Maggie watershed

In 2015, not a single acre of conserved land dotted the landscape between the Blue Ridge Parkway surrounding Soco Gap and the town of Maggie Valley below.

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