Tips to Prepare for Thanksgiving

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Over The River and Through the Woods! Thanksgiving is 2 weeks out and I’m sure…
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6 Winter Fashion Tips for Everyday Women

Many folks enjoy fashion and relish the thought of putting a fun outfit together, but not everyone has the money…
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Lessons Learned from The Happiness Trap

I’m a sucker for books on the human psyche. I’ve journeyed through several different careers, but my original bachelor’s degree…
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No Rules to Journaling

These days my journaling has no rhyme or reason, but it doesn’t really matter because everytime I sit down in…
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Harvest Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a delicious, fresh Lebanese salad made with parsley, mint and a little bit of bulgar. This “Harvest Tabbouleh”…
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WCU’S Farmer Awarded UPCEA Instructor of the Year Award
 

WCU’S Farmer Awarded UPCEA Instructor of the Year Award

Betty Farmer, professor of communication at Western Carolina University and communication consultant, has been named Instructor of the Year, South…
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Gratitude: Giving Equal Airtime to the Good

I’m hard on myself. I never think I do enough. I think I don’t work hard enough. I think I’m…
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Linda Plunkett to Speak at Women Enlightened Lunch

Haywood Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event for Women Enlightened with guest speaker, Linda Plunkett, from 11:30 a.m. to…
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It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Go into any retail store and you will feel that you are already behind…
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Veterans Day Events

• The Jackson County Veterans Day Parade will be held on Thursday, Nov. 11, on Main Street in Sylva. Line…
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Mental Health in Motion

The Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC) is honored to announce they are sponsoring three performances at their downtown Waynesville gallery…
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Pumpkin Spice Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread cookies are a traditionally Scottish “biscuit.” Unlike almost any other sweet treats, they contain no leavening — no eggs,…
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Samhain and the History of Halloween

Halloween. The annual opportunity to eat too much candy, dress up however you please, channel your inner witch and maybe…
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Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Looking for a family-friendly Halloween event in Haywood or Jackson Counties? See below for a roundup of events. Have fun…
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All Souls Day

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | All Souls Day Celebrated on the 2nd of November, this Christian holiday is…
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Bryson City Author Debuts First Novel

Bryson City author Renea Winchester will be reading from her debut novel "Outbound Train" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4,…
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DA Welch Adds Her Name to Survivor Car

District Attorney Ashley Hornsby Welch traveled to Henderson County this week to add her signature to those of other cancer…
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Let's Play Ball!

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Life’s rolling along and you’re feeling confident and BAM out of the blue you…
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Working For The Knife

By Daley Hooten • Rumble Contributor | Everyone! Mitski is back! I repeat, Mitski is back! After a 3 year hiatus,…
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Experience World-Class Argentina Culinary Wine Tour

Well-known Western North Carolina chef Ricardo Fernandez Battini announced dates for the seventh Culinary Wine Tour to Argentina, Nov. 7…
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Cherokee Mural Added to Appalachian Mural Trail

After over two years of work and delays, The Snowbird Cherokee mural is now available for viewing on the Appalachian…
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Wanda Taylor Receives HART’s Career Achievement Award

Following the curtain call for the opening night performance of HART’s current production of “Harvey,” the show’s director, Wanda Taylor…
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Unite For a World Without Breast Cancer

Hundreds of local breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and corporate and community members are uniting to make the greatest impact…
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Check Out These Top Fall Festivals

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the autumn season around Appalachia in October. Here are some fall festival suggestions…
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Zonta Club Asks For Bra Donations

For the next month, the Zonta Club of the Franklin Area is collecting new and gently-used bras at the Franklin…
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Wear Purple Day on Oct. 21

REACH of Haywood is urging everyone in the county to wear purple on Thursday, Oct. 21, to show support for…
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Relationships & The Law Of Attraction

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | “…every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” - ZuZu Bailey…
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Getting Naked for a Good Cause

When you’re new to town, it seems like everyone invites you to join their group whether it’s a church, civic…
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The Truth About Breast Cancer: An Open Interview

Rumble team member Susanna Shetley originally published this interview with Jennifer Smith in 2016 while she was undergoing breast cancer…
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To Have and To Hold

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | The Law of Attraction states that “our thoughts, feelings, words and actions produce energies…
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Get your mammo: It’s an hour that could save your life

By Allison Johnson • MD, Surgeon, Haywood Breast Center | According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), breast cancer is…
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Harris Breast Center sponsors Breast Cancer Awareness events

Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital are taking a stand against breast cancer. All women — mothers, daughters, sisters,…
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A Love of Reading — The Gift That Keeps Giving

The best gift my mother ever gave me was a love of reading. From the time I can remember, I…
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Tomato Potato Pie

After a long summer of half-hearted gardening, the vines around my house are starting to brown. Nights are getting longer…
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6 Tips to Nurture Literacy in Young Children

Years ago when I was a mom to very young boys and blogging almost daily, I wrote a post about…
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Recommended Reads from Rumble Readers

In honor of National Literacy Month, Rumble asked its readers for book recommendations. Here are the books that have changed…
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Why We Go High, When They Go Low

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | “When they go low, we go high”-Michelle Obama
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Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

As fall rolls into the mountains, so too does the season for soups, stews and chilis. Cold weather sparks cravings…
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It's a Yin / Yang Thing

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Ah fall…and the beautiful colors that come with it! A season that as the…
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Favorite Fall Events

Fall is an exciting, beautiful season in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Below is a roundup of some of…
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September: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Tidbit: There are no reliable or straightforward screenings available for ovarian cancer, so we depend on our connection with our…
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Mercury Retrograde Coming Next Week

Coming out of the full moon in Pisces, which was intense with emotions, everyone is rejoicing in the first days…
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Girl Friday Agency Opens Consignment Shop

If you need help moving, getting organized or downsizing, you’ll want to call Tatia Childers with Girl Friday Agency to…
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Veteran speaks out on impacts of military sexual assault

By Heather Hyatt-Packer • Rumble Contributor | Vulnerability is not my strong suit. I’ll be the first to admit this. Over…
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DIY Calming Candle

For 5,000 years, individuals have been using botanicals as healing agents for the mind and body. Modern women fully understand…
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How a Morning Routine Can Impact Mental Health

By Liam McLeod • Rumble Contributor | One of the most important things I have come to realize in life is…
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Staying Sane Amidst The Change... yeah, it's possible

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I remember when I was a little girl taking family trips to the beach.…
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Power of Pink 5K returns to Frog Level

The longest, currently tenured running event in Haywood County returns in 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. in…
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Power of Pink 5K returns to Frog Level

The longest, currently tenured running event in Haywood County returns in 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. in…
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A History of Makeup

Makeup is a part of the human experience. Almost as far back as historians and archeologists have artifacts of human…
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