Smile, it is August!

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Shootin’ the breeze – One more dip

  By Cathy Leestma   Welcome to our guests this fine month of August! Wherever you hail from, we are glad that you chose to spend some time with us here in the gorgeous Hickory Nut Gorge. It may be our busiest month…

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A Lazy Summer Afternoon

A lazy summer afternoon on the dock, Bald Mountain Lake, Lake Lure.  Photo by Katie Leestma

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Band/Bike Night

Friday, Aug 19, 6-10 pm, CC’s Dogs, Spindale. 50/50 Drawing for benefit of Veterans Memorial Fund, and door prizes. Great music by Melodious Culture. Nebraska Street will be blocked off for Bike parking.

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AA Meeting in Lake Lure

  A new meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous is held weekly, Mondays and Fridays, 6:30pm at the Fairfield Mountains Chapel, across from the entrance to Rumbling Bald Resort. The meeting is open to anyone and features readings from AA-approved literature, followed by a discussion.…

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Breeze buzz…

Drip irrigation workshop at The Flowering Bridge – August 9, 10 am.  For information go to: http://lakelurefloweringbridge.org The Lake Lure Olympiad Sports Festival – August 12-14.  Complete listing of events at: LakelureOlympiad.com Dirty Dancing Festival, Lake Lure – August 19-20. Full event details…

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From the editor – The sweet and the savory of summer

  Yes, summer is sprinting by.  Students will be back to school soon (see news about Lake Lure Classical Academy, page 5).  Even during these warm August days with the exciting annual Lake Lure Olympiad Sports Festival, August 12-14, and the annual Dirty…

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New Leadership Team – New Directions at Lake Lure Classical Academy

By Wolf D. Kutter The new LLCA Leadership Team is working hard this summer to kick off the School Year 2016-2017 with a big bang.  After graduating the first class from the Lake Lure Classical Academy, Mr. Thomas Keever,  the new Executive Director,…

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From the Mayor’s desk – Beware of SCAMS and Upcoming Events NOT to Miss

  By Bob Keith, Mayor of Lake Lure, NC.   As I was sitting down to write my Breeze article, an alert from the Police Department appeared in my email inbox. I’d like to share this very important message with all of you…

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Lake Lure hires new town manager

By Jean Gordon JGORDON@THEDIGITALCOURIER.COM A new Town Manager has been hired for the Town of Lake Lure and he will begin his official duties on August 1. Ronald W. Nalley, who currently serves as the Administrator for the Town of Montreat, will move…

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THREE PHYSICIANS JOIN RUTHERFORD REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM

  Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) has announced the addition of three physicians to its medical staff. Miles Ardaman, MD, is now providing inpatient psychiatric services at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; AJ Grein, MD, is a pediatrician with Rutherford Children’s Care; and Thomas…