Autumn`s Reflection

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Aug
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Shootin’ the breeze…Fulfillment

By Cathy Leestma Autumn always makes me a bit nostalgic. A bit of a slower pace from the summer allows some time for reflection. Eleven years ago this fall, Dave and I purchased the Mountain Breeze from family friends, Bill and Betty Williams.…

Aug
31

Breeze buzz…

Monarch Butterfly Update with Tag and Release of Butterflies on The Flowering Bridge — September 3, 2pm. For more information, call 828-625-2540. Gertonfest VIII Pancake Breakfast, silent auction, spelling bee, music bake sale, trivia. – September 3, Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Community Center,…

Aug
31

Take a break

When you live in a vacation destination like we do in this beautiful Western North Carolina region, visiting guests may not understand that we could use a vacation, too!  In the middle of all that lakeside fun, Cathy and I took off for…

Aug
31

Lake Lure Classical Academy – The Dynamic Duo of Academics

Summer is over and the 2016-2017 school year launches with more than just a new Executive Director, Mr. Tom Keever. Academics, always front and center, is already surpassing last year’s efforts thanks to the dynamic duo of Mr. Brad White, secondary dean of…

Aug
31

From the Mayor’s desk…

Current Town Topics Our new Town Manager, Ron Nalley, is on board and settling in with distinction. As a tribute and testimony to Ron’s talents and capabilities, two former Commissioners and Mayor from his previous job in Montreat attended our August town meeting…

Aug
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Annual Fire Department Fish Fry September 10

Fairfield Mountains Volunteer Fire Department’s 5th Annual Fish Fry is Saturday, September 10, 2016, 4 pm. to 7 pm. at Rumbling Bald Resort Beach Pavilion – rain or shine. Fried Fish, hush puppies, slaw, potato salad, beans and desserts will be served.  Cost…

Aug
31

Community spaghetti dinner September 24

The Lake Lure Lions Club’s 4th Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 24th, 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. All…

Aug
31

October 1 yard sale benefits Bill’s Creek Fire Department

  Bill’s Creek Community Auxiliary Yard Sale will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:00 A.M. to 2 P.M., 1118 Bill’s Creek Rd., Lake Lure.  Breakfast is a sausage biscuit, BBQ sandwiches for lunch and bake sale, too.  Donations are needed. Please drop…

Aug
31

Your Chamber at work…Puzzle pieces…

By Tommy Hartzog Exec. Dir., HNG Chamber of Commerce Little Jimmy played on the floor at the feet of a father engrossed in the afternoon paper. After repeated interruptions, the Dad tore a page out of a nearby magazine and proceeded to tear…

Aug
31

Don Cason takes the Helm as Director for Rutherford Tourism

We at the Town of Lake Lure were delighted to learn that The Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority (RCTDA) has recently named Don Cason as its permanent executive director. Cason has served as interim director since last spring, and as a member of…