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Dec
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Say “yes” to adventures

By Cathy Leestma Over the last twelve months my husband Dave and I have enjoyed a number of traveling experiences. Some lasted only a day and one for a couple of glorious weeks in Europe. For many of our working years, our travel…

Dec
30

From the editor…A new year’s pause

As we settle into 2018 I suggest hitting the pause button. Don’t get me wrong – I’m all for goal setting, making plans (in pencil), strategizing, forecasting, improving and dreaming of possibilities ahead, but I    don’t want to be so busy with the…

Dec
30

From the mayor’s desk…Resolutions of enthusiasm, optimism and commitment mark the new year

By Kevin Cooley Mayor of Lake Lure, NC First off… thanks to my neighbors, friends and citizens for electing me to be Lake Lure’s new mayor. Next, thanks Bob Keith for being a great mayor for the past 8 years and setting high…

Dec
30

2018 Chimney Rock Village Council Members:

Peter O’Leary – Mayor April Sottile – Mayor Pro Tem Don Cason Bruce Godzik Bill Robson

Dec
30

News from Lake Lure Classical Academy-CFA

By Thomas Keever This year LLCA-CFA will have four students “graduating early” which means they have met all requirements of LLCA-CFA and the State of NC to earn a High School Diploma. These students are: Mia Karr, Elizabeth Hahn Kiara O’Shields and Rachel…

Dec
30

‘Soul Searching’ Artist Reception in Tryon, NC

The Carri Bass Art Gallery is excited to host an Artist Spotlight for local sculptor Diane Breaker titled ‘Soul Searching’ on Friday, January 26, 2018 between 5:00 and 8:30 pm. at 94 N. Trade Street in Tryon, NC. This event is free to…

Dec
30

Spring Garden School scheduled for March 10

The Rutherford County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Spring Garden School on Saturday, March 10, 2018. This year’s theme is “Gardening Smarter, Not Harder”. The Spring Garden School will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Rutherford County Extension…

Dec
30

Man about town…New leadership directs 2018 possibilities

By Bob Keith Who said “A picture is worth a thousand words”? In an attempt to encapsulate our December town business, I’ve surrounded this article with a number of photos taken by Blaine Cox at Lake Lure’s December Town Meeting. The main theme…

Dec
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From a student’s point of view…Student Life at LLCA

By Bailey Gregory I have been going to Lake Lure Classical Academy since I was in the second grade. It was my first time transferring schools, so I was nervous about what things would be like at Lake Lure. My mom took my…

Dec
30

Technically Speaking…A fool’s ransom? Ransomware attacks rise

By Scott Baughman Your incoming email chime dings and you flip over to your inbox to see a new message. The sender has the name of a close friend or significant other. The message says something innocuous like “Thought you’d like this” or…