Why I like iCurbside

If you’re not familiar with iCurbside, it is the Ingles Markets on-line ordering and curbside pick up option we offer at many of our stores. We even have a free “app” for phones! You can learn more about iCurbside here: Shop - Ingles Markets Inc (ingles-markets.com) including a FAQ (frequently asked questions). 

Partner content: Eating gluten free

Question: I don’t have celiac disease but was thinking of buying more gluten-free products, are they better/healthier for me? 

Franklin FUMC hosts bazaar auction

When it comes to staying the course, First United Methodist Church (FUMC), Franklin has a long history of supporting those in need in Macon County (and beyond) through its mission projects and fundraisers.  

Waynesville art walk, live music

A cherished gathering of locals and visitors alike, “Art After Dark” will launch its 2024 season from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 7, in downtown Waynesville. 

Partner content: Avoiding ingredients

Question: If there is a long list of ingredients that sound like chemicals on a food package, should I avoid buying it? 

Sponsored: New(ish) Local Products

You may have spotted some new local items in the local foods display at your Ingles Market.  (you can find these displays either in the front of the store or the end of an aisle in the middle of the store).

Ava & Arden

By Stefanee Sherman • Rumble Contributor | Ava & Arden is a small, women-owned boutique on Main Street in Waynesville. The boutique's doors officially opened in September of 2021 and it has continued to grow over the years. Their collection of beautiful, elegant and unique items make for the perfect gift or addition to your own home! The merchandise ranges from affordable to high end, but is all the best quality. Their beautifully curated window is an eye catcher and one of my favorites to check out when I pass by. 

Here’s to inflation-fighting holiday gifts

According to a recent U.S. News & World Report article, “The 15 Richest Counties in the U.S.,” five of these counties are next door neighbors to Washington, D.C. These are the bedroom communities for the capitol, the home of politicians, bureaucrats, lobbyists, and others who have their finger in the federal pie and tell the rest of us how to live.

Cashiers, N.C. - A Village for Everyone

I recently spent the day frolicking around Cashiers, N.C. alongside Ashlie Mitchell-Lanning, executive director of The Village Green, and Thomas Taulbee with the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce. The quaint atmosphere, friendly people and proximity to beautiful outdoor amenities makes it the perfect destination for a day trip, weekend getaway or lengthy vacation. 

Sylva considers creating social districts

After a bill allowing cities and counties to create their own social districts passed through the general assembly last September, towns across the state are exploring their options. Sylva is among the latest to do so in Western North Carolina. 

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