July High

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Reconnect with Your Family and Enjoy an Outdoor Movie at Chimney Rock on June 13!

There’s nothing quite like watching a movie on a big screen under the stars. If you were alive during the late 50s to mid-60s, then you were lucky enough to experience the height of popularity of the drive-in movie, where folks gathered with…

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Rutherford County Calendar: May-June 2015

Tryon International Equestrian Center Show Dates and details:   May 6-10        8am – 5pm   Spring 4                     Hunter Regional 1 (B) / Jumper Level 3 May 13-17     8am – 5pm   Spring Tryon 5          Premier Hunter AA/ Jumper Level 6 May 20-24     8am –…

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Traveling: Fond travels with fine friends

Ruth and John Shaw   If you were a Girl Scout, you will probably remember singing this song many, many times. It goes, “Make new friends, but keep the old….One is silver, but the other gold”.   How appropriate these words are for our…

May
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Poem: Vacation Travel

By Bryant Williams   Spring is here and summer’s near; It’s time to plan some trips. Most will travel in their cars, but some will sail on ships. You may like visiting big cities where there is lots to do. Or the choice…

May
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What is Rumbling Bald Resort?

By Bill Ashman, Resort resident Editor’s note: The Mountain Breeze found its beginnings 28 years ago as a newsletter for what is now Rumbling Bald Resort. We celebrate how far both have come serving our greater Lake Lure community and the western North…

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To those heroes of pet adoption

By Joselyn Watkins   To have a pet or to not have a pet? That is the question. Many a person has asked this question when seeing those cute little critters advertised in the local paper or on the television as needing a…

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From the pastor’s desk: We can learn a lot from geese

By Everette Chapman   I saw a cartoon some time ago, in which one youngster was saying to the other, “It must be getting to be cold weather; the geezers are flying south.” “You mean geese, don’t you?” replied his friend. “Oh, yeah,…

May
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Hospice of Rutherford County Pays it Forward

By Randy Snyder The most inspiring aspect for me personally, aside from my joy of writing, has been investigating all the inspiring stories relative to the ‘Paying it Forward’ theme I have been using as my feature. My contacts and reference persons for…

May
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FDR at The Esmeralda Inn

FD Roosevelt stayed at The Esmeralda Inn in 1939. Due to having no handicap parking they just drove him to the front door up the stairs. This photo hanging in The Esmeralda Inn was donated by Joanne Okpych. Don and Kim Cason are…

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Diggin’ Up Family Roots: Great-Uncle George’s ships

By Bill Miller It seems like a lot of people have a favorite uncle and Great Granduncle George Claghorn, at age 267, is still one of my favorites. From the time he was a young man he walked with a bad limp as…