Water Works

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Shootin’ the Breeze…The magic of water

by Cathy Leestma August is a great month in the greater Lake Lure area.  A very warm welcome to our Olympiad participants! This marks the 15th year of an ever evolving weekend of running, biking, swimming and socializing.  And whether you are involved…

Jul
31

From the editor…Think small

Your bucket list may be full of exotic travel destinations, and you may be that traveler who can now check off from that list your summer visit to this beautiful region. But in between those grander experiences are those simpler, smaller joys that,…

Jul
31

From the mayor’s desk…Preserving Lake Lure for Future Generations

By John Moore, Mayor Pro Tem Town of Lake Lure I have been honored to serve as the Mayor Pro Tem for the Town of Lake Lure over the past six years.  Following the untimely passing of our honorable Mayor Kevin Cooley in May,…

Jul
31

We’re spinning records at the next Music Thursday event in Chimney Rock Village

We’re changing things up a bit for the next Music Thursday event in the Village. Remember records? We’re bringing them back out with a super fun duo who knows how to get a party started. They’re Malcolm and Debbie King and together they…

Jul
31

Summer fun-raiser at Lil’s Place August 29

Support the Rutherford County Humane Society by attending a summer fun-raiser August 29, 2019 at Lil’s Place Thrift Shop, 5:00-8:00 pm., 305 Buffalo Creek Road, Lake Lure. $10 entrance fee includes a glass of wine or beer. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will…

Jul
31

Summer retreat for women August 5-6

Fairfield Mountains Chapel is hosting a summer retreat for women at the Chapel, August 5-6, featuring Reverend Shannon Jordan who will be speaking on Prayerful Patterns: Developing a Life of Prayer.  Shannon has been teaching the Bible for over twenty years and is currently the pastor…

Jul
31

Your voice…Olympiad hits 15 years

By Bob Keith             Can you believe that our small community has been conducting the Olympiad since 2004. It all started because the Recreation Committee at Rumbling Bald Resort responded to the resident outcry that “there is nothing to do around here”. In…

Jul
31

Your chamber at work…

The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge – Your advocate and representative with Local Government Much of the work on behalf of our members or in the name of strengthening tourism and the local economy is slow, quiet work involving a lot of collaborative…

Jul
31

Olympiad expecting biggest athlete attendance yet

Whether you live or vacation in Lake Lure during the summertime, there’s nothing better than cannonballs off the boat, beachside barbeques, chasing fireflies and hiking through lush mountain trails, unless of course you’re an athlete in pursuit of “bragging rights.” The season we…

Jul
31

I admit it, I am a summer time tomato addict

By Jean Gordon Summer’s delicacy — vine ripened tomatoes from a home vegetable garden. One friend told me recently his father would often take hot biscuits to the garden, pull fresh tomatoes from the vine, stuff the biscuits with tomatoes and eat them…