Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day • Celebrate the annual migration of the sicklefin redhorse, a crucial fish species in the Hiwassee River…
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Composting: A Recipe for Success

Try this recipe at home! You have all the ingredients, and you can cook it slow or fast. When it’s…
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Celebrate Our Earth Everyday

Since I started hiking in late 2019, I have a new appreciation for the land in which we occupy here…
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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and here are some staggering statistics about how child abuse impacts children, their…
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WCU Professor Researching Child Abuse Injuries

Dr. Diana Messer, a forensic anthropology professor at Western Carolina University, is working on groundbreaking research that could drastically improve…
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Upcoming Live Music

For up-to-date info on local brewery and restaurant shows, be sure to check the A&E section of the SMN Calendar…
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Why Do Women Still Earn Less Than Men?

Women have made slow progress in attaining corporate executive roles, but once reaching that level, their pay is typically less…
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SPONSORED: Set Milestones On Road To Financial Security

The road to financial security, like many long journeys toward important goals, can be filled with ups and downs. The…
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'Ladies Level Up' To Build Affordable Housing

Habitat for Humanity of Haywood County plays a major part in helping people toward financial freedom, and many of these…
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Violet Gimlet

Gathering violets for this Violet Gimlet will be the most time consuming part of the recipe, but it’s well worth…
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Mushroom Ravioli

Pasta is a very important part of life. It’s one of those necessities that lies alongside love, good conversation, music,…
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Grieving For The Death of A Pet

Dear anyone that has owned a pet — As you walk into your house, screaming at the top of your…
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How To Throw Your Pooch A Party

Man or woman’s best friend, as cheeky as your pup might be, they’ll never let you down when it counts…
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Ann Miller Woodford Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

The WNC Historical Association's 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to Ann Miller Woodford for her work preserving and…
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Q&A With Haywood Autism Society Chapter President Tenisea Higgins

 Tenisea Higgins, the president of the Haywood County Chapter of Autism Society of North Carolina, took the time to talk…
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Love Yourself The Way You Love Your Pet

April 11 is National Pet Day, and I will take any opportunity to share my adorable dogs with the world.
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My Shero - Radical and Revolutionary Bernadette Devlin

Anyone that knows me well knows I have a weird obsession about all things Irish. Like many others with Scot-Irish…
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To Helen Back - A Local’s Guide

My family history goes back a good ways in Northeast Georgia and particularly in Helen. My mom grew up on…
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Celebrate International Women's Day - March 8

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also…
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Ask Us Anything - being jealous doesn't make you a bad person

Part of our goal here at Rumble is to start and continue conversations among women. We want to know what’s…
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Know the Signs

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Jackson County Department of Public Health wants to shine a light on…
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Ask Us Anythin - Providing feedback in a professional way

Part of our goal here at Rumble is to start and continue conversations among women. We want to know what’s…
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WCU presents femme-forward ‘Christmas Carol’

A Ghost of Christmas Past, femme-forward adaptation of Charles Dickens' ‘A Christmas Carol’ adapted by Ashlee Wasmund will premiere virtually…
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Giving Tuesday - Q&A with Haywood Habitat for Humanity

Jamye Sheppard has been at the helm of Haywood Habitat for Humanity since 2014, but you may also remember her…
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The Art of Survival - Spartanburg Exhibits Works Created During Pandemic

Artists Collective | Spartanburg will host The Art of Survival, an art exhibition on tap for Jan. 5-Feb. 27, 2021,…
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Check Your Vanity At the Door - Or On Zoom

Holidays going on, pandemic still going on, virtual shopping going on x 1000, and my face going on everywhere! I…
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Now Is The Time - Be Part Of The Solution

Dear anyone that feels like they have been challenged beyond measure — almost a year ago, our world as we…
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Love Is Respect - Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence and Awareness Prevention Month. This issue affects not just teens, but their families, friends, and…
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‘Dis Tew Much’- Reimagining A Less Performative Black History Month

By Dana Murray Patterson, Ph.D. — Celebrating Black History Month as a Black person has become much like being the host…
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The Four Horsemen - 4 Behaviors That Destroy Relationships

Having a long and happy relationship is about so much more than planning a romantic night out for Valentine’s Day.
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HART Theatre - The Women Behind the Curtain

It’s been a trying year for HART Theatre. As an establishment that thrives off human engagement and interaction, a pandemic…
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Astrology - How To Align Your Life With The Universe

I've known Lori Randall since 2004 when we met at Gainesville College in Georgia and worked on the student newspaper…
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The Table - Homemade Shamrock Shake

 I love the flavor of mint, but I’m not a fan of food coloring. Today’s recipe offers the amazing taste…
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Let's Rumble - Ask Us Anything

Part of our goal here at Rumble is to start and continue conversations among women. We want to know what’s…
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Let's Rumble - Ask Us Anything

Part of our goal here at Rumble is to start and continue conversations among women. We want to know what’s…
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Meet the new principal at Tuscola High

RUMBLE: You are the first female to be lead principal at Tuscola High School. Is this meaningful to you? 
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Violet Lemon Pound Cake

As spring gets underway, Violet Season is officially here. Violets are some of my favorite spring flowers, for they signal…
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Easter then and now

Growing up, my family had a little blue and white camper at Ocean Lakes Campground in Surfside Beach, South Carolina.…
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The importance of ritual and solitude

We wanted to tell you about how to start your own ritual but also wanted to share with you the…
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Eating for the world around us

Eating, whether you’re food obsessed like me or not, is a huge part of our lives. At least three times…
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Spring & Easter Events

Easter Celebrations
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Self-care Tips for Stress Awareness Month

Chronic stress can cause depression, anxiety, insomnia headaches and other symptoms that affect our health. During Stress Awareness Month in…
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Dating an adult on the spectrum

By Heather Nation Editor’s note: In recognizing World Autism Awareness Day April 2, we typically think of parents’ stories of…
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R&R on the Outer Banks

When my mom told me she wanted to rent a beach house somewhere for a week just for her, me…
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Restrictive Dieting Isn't The Answer

My friend wants to start the keto diet to lose weight. I asked her, “Why would you want to try…
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A History of the Food Pyramid

Have you ever felt confused when looking at any of the several iterations of the food pyramid? You’re not alone.…
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Q&A With Nutritionist Jennie Boothroyd

Dietician and nutritionist Jennie Boothroyd of Canton recently took time to answer some burning questions women have about nutrition and…
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Ways To Celebrate Spring in WNC

With warmer weather and some COVID-19 restrictions lifting in North Carolina, there are plenty of opportunities to get outside this…
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New leadership at Jackson County Schools

  Jackson County Schools Board of Education has selected Dr. Dana Ayers as its new superintendent beginning June 1. 
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5 Ways to Burn More Fat While Running

With spring in the air, we’re dusting off those running shoes and hitting the pavement. If your goals as a…
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