Home for the Holidays

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Oct
29

Shootin’ the Breeze…Pennies from heaven

By Cathy Leestma It may be the big things in life that grab our attention, but it’s the small change that saves the day. It was an unusual gathering of women that met in Alice’s home. Most were of similar position in life,…

Oct
29

From the editor…The gift of imperfection

A wood worker/furniture maker’s motto, “Seek perfection, embrace imperfection” is a good place to start as we face these coming weeks with routine schedules making way for holiday activities. Following such a motto, good furniture becomes a part of the furniture maker’s life.…

Oct
29

From the mayor’s desk…Good change is coming to the Gorge

By Kevin Cooley Mayor of Lake Lure, NC Just when I began losing faith that the assisted living facility would ever be built at the proposed site located along Buffalo Creek Road just outside of the Rumbling Bald Resort’s property… it appears that…

Oct
29

Rose Senehi’s novel, CATCHING FIRE, is to be released November 2nd.

With over twenty fires ranging in the North Carolina mountains, how does an emergency response network pushed to the breaking point respond to a fire threatening to devour the mountain communities of Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Shumont and Bat Cave? In Senehi’s ninth…

Oct
29

LLCA Launches New Student Council

A new generation of leaders was voted into office at Lake Lure Classical Academy (LLCA) this past week with the school’s newly formed Student Council elections. Congratulations to the winning officers: Senior Judah Zdziarski, president; Senior John Hernandez, vice president; and Senior Sarah…

Oct
29

LLCA News…New Gymnatorium takes shape

By Thomas Keever, Executive Director The movie Field of Dreams’ most memorable line, “If you build it, they will come,” has turned into a reality for Lake Lure Classical Academy (LLCA), home of the Raptors. Our community school is now in its eighth…

Oct
29

Annual Turkey Supper Nov. 17

Announcing the annual Turkey Supper at Bill’s Creek Community Center in Lake Lure, Saturday, November 17, 2018, 4:00 P.M.  Enjoy a turkey supper with all the trimmings, $12.00 Adult, $5.00 Children (ages 11 years & under).  Carry out available.  Annual raffle to benefit…

Oct
29

Lake Lure Lions Club’s annual spaghetti dinner Nov. 3

The Lake Lure Lions Club’s 6th annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Saturday, November 3th, 4 to 7 p.m. at Bill’s Creek Community Center. Adult tickets are $10, children 6 to 10 are $5 and children 5 and under are free. The…

Oct
29

Pay it forward…

By Tommy Hartzog The Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation was founded to provide flexibility and options for future residents and leaders of our beloved community. It is not an “instant gratification” organization. Our tagline “giving beyond the horizon” says it all. We all, in…

Oct
29

Annual Christmas Walk December 1st 

“Christmas in the Mountains,” the annual Christmas Walk house tour, will be held on Saturday, December 1st. The walk is sponsored by the Fairfield Mountains Chapel Women of the Church. Proceeds from the Christmas Walk are donated to charities benefiting the local community.…