Winter\'s Wonder

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Dec
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Shootin’ the Breeze…OK Boomers…just sayin’

by Cathy Leestma Recently as a new patient in my Dr.’s office, I was asked to fill in several pages of personal information while waiting to be seen. I am sure you know the drill, they want to know everything and then some…

Dec
31

From the editor…Remembering the past, living the present, meeting the future

by David Leestma Do you remember Y2K?  Breeze writer Jean Gordon does – see page 21.  I remember my neighbor stocking up on canned food and buying a rifle to protect his family from whatever would come as we prepared for a new…

Dec
31

From the Mayor’s Desk…A new year, a new council and a new marina and boardwalk

By Carol Pritchett Mayor, Town of Lake Lure Happy New Year to everyone in Lake Lure. I hope that you have all enjoyed the joy of family and friends during this holiday season – a season to reflect upon the blessings and challenges…

Dec
31

Lake Lure Classical Academy news…

Representing three Western North Carolina Counties, Students from Lake Lure Classical Academy Win Five Awards in Statewide High School Theatre Competition by Valerie A. Hoffman The Theatre Department at Lake Lure Classical Academy is celebrating after being honored at the 2019 North Carolina…

Dec
31

Lake Lure Police Department Night of Honor

Special thanks to the Lake House Restaurant for hosting the Lake Lure Police Department Night of Honor on Friday, 11/15/19.  The Lake Lure Police Department appreciates all those sponsors who came out to support the event.  This annual event raises funds to support…

Dec
31

Commemoration and collaboration = Vet’s Day

by Randy Snyder The 11/11/2019 commemoration held at the Rumbling Bald Resort Cemetery was awesome and it was a new benchmark with the town of Lake Lure and Rumbling Bald Resort collaborating on this event making it the best ever! The weather, always…

Dec
31

Your Voice…It was a “Gala Time’ in the foothills

by Bob Keith Early in December, The Hickory Nut Gorge Chamber of Commerce held the 22nd Christmas Gala. This is an annual event that is so well received that the organizers have to turn people away. Close to 200 area residents turned out…

Dec
31

The Arts…Art in the new year

by Mary Karr With a fresh new year before us it is the perfect time to slow down after an exceptional year filled with much activity and experiences both joyous and sad.  Even a cold and frosty day holds many possibilities. “What good…

Dec
31

Health Matters…Your local healthcare network is working for you in 2020

By Michelle Fortune, St. Luke’s Hospital CEO As I rush around putting Christmas wreaths away and preparing for the new year, I realize that even though I try to stay on top of things, I feel very behind. Do you ever feel that…

Dec
31

Tar Wheels…Lighting the way

by Bob Blake As winter daylight shortens, good automobile lighting becomes a necessity. The “see and be seen” philosophy is even more important this time of year with the streets jammed with cars and distracted pedestrians. Frequent rain, fog and snow hamper visibility…