One Day At A Time

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Aug
31

Shootin’ the Breeze…One day at a time

by Cathy Leestma Let’s celebrate today! Yes, I mean it. We are seven plus months into this pandemic. We can recite by heart all of what we need to be doing to stay safe. We all want this to be over. We know…

Aug
31

From the Editor…Pace yourself

by David Leestma Following our cover theme, “One Day at a Time”, it simply makes sense to pace ourselves during this extraordinary time. Pacing ourselves means patience, and patience is always a challenge for me. I strive for it but want most things…

Aug
31

I Opened a Book

by Julia Donaldson I opened a book and in I strodeNow nobody can find me.I’ve left my chair, my house, my road,My town and my world behind me. I’m wearing the cloak, I’ve slipped on the ring,I’ve swallowed the magic potion.I’ve fought with…

Aug
31

From the Mayor’s Desk… Lake Lure’s forward focus

                    By: Carol Pritchett, Mayor Town of Lake Lure The Lake Lure Town Council held three Community Forums on 7/28/20 at the Lake Lure Classical Academy Gymnatorium.  We held the meetings at 10am-12pm, 2-4pm, and…

Aug
31

Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority wins highest honor communicator award for tourism campaign

The Rutherford County Tourism and Development Authority was awarded the top honors, the Award of Excellence, in the category, ‘Campaign Promotion’ for their tourism campaign, ‘Moments That Matter’. 2019 was a busy year for Rutherford County Tourism and Development Authority (RCTDA) in terms…

Aug
31

Your Chamber at work…Announcing Chamber Chain Links campaign

By Laura P. Doster Executive Director, Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge  With the ever-changing tide of events, resilience is critical, and our priorities continue to be “reset.” At moments it can feel a bit daunting and a little exhausting. However, the one priority…

Aug
31

Lake Lure Classical Academy News…LLCA launches Plan B with on-campus instruction and its new Virtual Learning Academy

Welcomes New Staff for 2020-21 School Year Lake Lure Classical Academy recently announced the addition of several new members of the administration and faculty teams. Together, these educational leaders bring a wealth of knowledge and talent to help the public K-12 Charter School…

Aug
31

Your Voice…A salute to community service personal

by Bob Keith She called a friend and a neighbor for help. She was disoriented and thought she may have had a stroke. After arriving at her home, and even though there appeared to no apparent health issues, the locals recommended calling 911.…

Aug
31

The Arts…October’s bright blue weather

by Mary Karr My garden is an endless source of inspiration to paint especially the during the glorious months of September and October when all about me nature begins to explode in breathtaking splendor.  Everywhere I look I see a wonderful glimpse of…

Aug
31

Tar Wheels…Tag, you’re it!

by Bob Blake Our cars are light years away from the “chuggers” of yesteryear, but they maintain one thing in common – a license plate. Despite the peppering from gravel roads, impacts from collisions, rust, thievery, and other insults, the lowly license plate…