Spring`s Surprise

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Feb
28

Shootin’ the breeze…Remembering a good friend

by Cathy Leestma   Welcome to all of our visitors. You have come at a magical time as another spring is upon us. Be sure to get in some good hikes along the many trails, visit the fabulous Flowering Bridge and see the magnificent…

Feb
28

From the editor…“Seek perfection, embrace imperfection”…

“Good furniture becomes a part of your life.” With the recent resurgence of our state’s national furniture industry, that woodworker/furniture maker’s motto resonates with me. I will rarely describe something I’ve seen or experienced as perfect, for with achieving perfection, what is there…

Feb
28

From the mayor’s desk… Community growth and development… mixed signals

by Kevin Cooley Mayor, Town of Lake Lure Forever it seems, I’ve been an “observer and critic” (but certainly no expert) of community growth and development trends. Until retiring and moving here, I’d spent all of my adult life living in metropolitan suburbs…

Feb
28

LLCA update spring 2019

Half a century without a school From the early 1960s to 2010, the picturesque town of Lake Lure had much to appeal to new residents. But it was missing one essential component of all thriving communities — a public school.  “The Town of…

Feb
28

BCVFD breakfast fundraiser April 20

Bill’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department Yard Sale on the Trail is Saturday, April 20th, 7:00 A.M., Enjoy a sausage biscuit breakfast and hot dog lunch while shopping or selling that day. Rent a table or bring your own. All proceeds will benefit the…

Feb
28

Chamber hosts tenth annual Sale on the Trail, April 20th

Don’t miss 19 miles of bargains during the annual Sale on the Trail, hosted by the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge, Saturday, April 20th from 8-2 p.m. The sale stretches along US Highway 74A from Gerton to Bills Creek. Merchants and residents will…

Feb
28

Annual spring fashion show April 15

Soar into Spring with a Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring fashions from Chico’s in Ashville, will be held at Legends on the Lake Restaurant, Rumbling Bald Resort on Monday, April 15, 2019.  The exciting event will begin at 12:00 noon and doors will…

Feb
28

Lake Lure Classic boat and auto show May 10-11

Save the date for the Lake Lure Spring Classic Boat and Auto Show May 10-11, Mother’s Day Weekend, at Lake Lure Beach and Town Center and free to the public. Look for details in the May/June edition of The Mountain Breeze. Submitted by…

Feb
28

Your voice…What goes around sometimes comes around – positively

by Bob Keith In the last Mountain Breeze, I characterized the introduction of our new medical facility in the Gorge as “Only the ‘sign’ has changed”. After two public forums with Blue Ridge Health senior management and other background discussions and research into…

Feb
28

The Lake Lure Olympiad is growing!

This year the Olympiad was invited to join the Carolina Swim Series managed by Set Up Events. This swim will be held on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 10:00am on the Lake Lure Town Beach. There will be a 1.5 Mile Race and…