Silent Night

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Shootin’ the Breeze…The lamp

by Cathy Leestma I cannot tell you that I remember the lamp pictured here from my childhood. I do not. It was my grandparents, although I do not remember ever seeing it in their home.  I found it covered with a towel, a…

Oct
31

From the Editor…Whimsy and wonder

by David Leestma With the holiday season upon us you will find in this Breeze edition reminders of things to do, places to go and memories to make.  When our children were young, we as a family would attend a community Thanksgiving event…

Oct
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About Lure Rock

Lure Rock is a comic strip based on informative policies and political antics within local government. This strip presents a social satire that explores small town doses of witty humor while providing a guide to how local government functions. Lure Rock’s main objective…

Oct
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From the Mayor’s Desk…Progress with priorities to preserve Lake Lure for future generations

    Thank you for the warm welcome and support I have received since I was     sworn into Office at the September Lake Lure Town Council Meeting.   I have      appreciated the input many citizens have provided since this…

Oct
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Performance Accreditation

Executive Director Tom Keever presents the Lake Lure Classical Academy’s Accreditation Certificate to Board Chair Linda Turner. This was received from AdvancED, the nation’s premiere accreditation agency on July 16, 2019. Our full accreditation runs through June 30, 2024. The accreditation process involved a self…

Oct
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Growing up at LLCA

by Angela L. Harris I have been growing and learning at Lake Lure Classical Academy for a full decade now. Over the years, I, along with the school, have undergone many changes, all for the better. LLCA describes itself as “A tuition-free, public…

Oct
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In your support of Lake Lure and Hickory Nut Gorge, don’t forget about the Home Team!

We’re a community of volunteers, givers, and supporters –no doubt about that. When asked to bolster a project, program or event, our residents can be depended on to help pull it off.  It’s just one of the many characteristics that make the Gorge…

Oct
31

We celebrate our Veterans this holiday season

by Jean Gordon As fall continues with some colors of orange, burgundy and yellow and the much appreciated cooler temperatures are upon us, before we know it the holiday season will be here. In 28 days Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving and four weeks later,…

Oct
31

The Storybook Small-Town Christmas you remember is alive and well in Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Village

Reconnect with friends and family for Christmas in Carolina With a chill in the air, an abundance of community gatherings and special events, the most delightful part of winter in Western North Carolina is Christmas in Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Village. While…

Oct
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Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper

When:  Saturday November 9th – 4:30 to 6:30 Where:  Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse located across from Mt. Vernon Ruth School on Hudlow Road, Forest City. Cost:  Adults $10.00, Children age 6-12 $5.00, Children 5 and under free Menu:  Country Ham, Chicken Pie, green beans, slaw, grits, applesauce,…