Color It Spring

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Feb
26

Shootin’ the Breeze…The pithy pleasure of popcorn

by Cathy Leestma Sometimes it is necessary to take a break from the deep and heavy work of journalism to reflect instead on what causes joy and happy anticipation in life. This is one of those stories. Were we all honest with ourselves,…

Feb
26

From the editor…A riot of color

by David Leestma A friend of mine recently reminded me that life is meant for us to live on purpose. A good example is Mother Nature’s annual and always successful attempt to burst forth in color every spring, on purpose. And when that…

Feb
26

“The Soul of Lake Lure”

by local artist, Diane Breaker Kissed by favor  From Heaven above. Grounded in kindness, Friendship and love. I open my eyes And that’s what I see… An incredible place for my soul to be. The majesty of the mountains, The lure of the…

Feb
26

From the Mayor’s Desk…A Team Approach to Achieving Our Goals in Lake Lure

By Carol Pritchett Mayor, Town of Lake Lure   Greetings to everyone in our Lake Lure community.  As spring unfolds I wanted to share an update with you on all that has been accomplished during the winter months.  Your team of Town Staff…

Feb
26

LLCA News…It’s open enrollment time at Lake Lure Classical Academy!

All students eligible for enrollment in a North Carolina public school are eligible to enroll at Lake Lure Classical Academy, a tuition-free public school serving students from four counties!  Now in its tenth year in Lake Lure, LLCA conducts an annual admissions lottery…

Feb
26

Rumbling Bald selects Champion Bermuda for greens at Apple Valley Golf Course

36-hole resort on Lake Lure to roll out superior putting experience Rumbling Bald, the 36-hole golf resort on North Carolina’s stunning Lake Lure, has selected Champion Bermuda turf grass for the greens on Apple Valley, its marquee course. Designed by noted golf course…

Feb
26

Your Voice…Spring fun on Valentine’s Day

By Bob Keith It all started with a live auction at the HNG Chamber’s Winter Gala back in December. BTW, it was a fabulous annual event if you missed it.  One of the Gala auction items was a chef-prepared dinner for 8 people…

Feb
26

Technically Speaking…CES shows us the future, today

by Scott Baughman A new year means new beginnings, resolutions and PLENTY of new technology at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada! So this year the main thrust of new products wasn’t necessarily TVs or computers. Oh sure, there…

Feb
26

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge news…Terrariums – gardens in glass

By Mitsi Chorak When it’s too cold to garden outdoors, what could be better than applying your skills to an indoor pursuit?  Design and create a Terrarium!  You can still get your hands dirty, and have the joy of creating something beautiful to…

Feb
26

Tar wheels…How our roads are named and numbered

by Bob Blake Have you ever driven along a highway and wondered why the road was numbered 904 instead of 628 or 527? Why do some roads bear three digit numbers and others have two…or maybe a name? How does this disorder fit…