Summer Waterworks

For the Digital Edition of our July 2018 issue please click Digital Edition from the main menu at the top of the page.
Jun
30

Shootin’ the Breeze July 2018…Where have you been?

Last fall I was helping park cars at The Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach event. Vendors come to Lake Lure from the Southeast selling their wares, and our community raises money for those who are going through a tough time. My job was to…

Jun
30

Bat Cave Volunteer Fire Dept-Annual BBQ Supper

Saturday – July 7, 2018. 5:00-7:30 At BCVFD- 267 Gerton Hwy Bat Cave Adult $10, Children (ages 11& under) $5 Carry out available. For more information, please contact Kelli Harrill @ (828)702-2923

Jun
30

Chimney Rock reopens to the public

Park’s elevator will be back up and running soon By Landdis Hollifield If there’s one thing that can be said, it’s that Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park’s team sticks together even in the toughest of times. Like many businesses and attractions…

Jun
30

From the editor…Water, water everywhere!

By Dave Leestma We may not have Hawaiian lava flows or Guatemalan volcano eruptions, but June’s Sub Tropical Storm Alberto certainly gave us more than enough watery excitement in a very short time. The good news is that we quickly recovered from that…

Jun
30

From the mayor’s desk…

By Kevin Cooley Mayor, Town of Lake Lure It’s certainly been a “challenging time” around here lately (FYI… I’m writing this article in mid-June). Tropical Storm Alberto caused quite a stir in and around the Gorge… flooding, mudslides, closed roads, damaged buildings (and…

Jun
30

Comprehensive Pavement Study Finds Lake Lure’s Town-owned roads in Fair to Poor Condition

Study recommends that the Town commit to resurfacing approximately 1.8 miles of street segments per year to reach an optimum fifteen year paving cycle By Valerie A. Hoffman Identified as a priority during the Capital Improvement Plan process and later approved for funding…

Jun
30

Your voice…Flower power, trash talk, community impact and post Alberto kudos

By Bob Keith An idea of the beautification of downtown Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Village has germinated and blossomed. Pun intended. You see, a team of volunteers led by Kathy Tanner and Susie Ellis (both of Flowering Bridge fame) has selected an…

Jun
30

LLCA Class of 2018

Jun
30

Lake Lure Classical Academy update…The bulldozers are here!

By Thomas Keever     We have talked for two years about Lake Lure Classical Academy receiving a USDA loan and the gymnatorium being built. So much anticipation and excitement and for so long just a drawing and a talking point. I am…

Jun
30

Local history maker, Linda Turner…

The Breeze continues its “Local history maker” column by introducing Lake Lure Classical Academy Board Chairperson, Linda Turner, a woman committed to this community. How did you and Woody find Lake Lure? Woody and I were both born and raised in the New…