Monthly Archives: March 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Mar
2

Shootin’ the breeze…A clear and present life

By Cathy Leestma Recently I asked our nine year granddaughter, Paige, what was her favorite season of the year? She answered that she loved the beautiful colors of fall, but then summer was great for swimming and winter was so cozy with a…

Mar
2

From the editor…What’s your story?

This year marks our 30th anniversary telling the story of this community and region. Our biggest story in many years was last November’s extraordinary Party Rock Fire. We will always be thankful for that miraculous outcome. Since that event, you’ll find many happy…

Mar
2

From the mayor’s desk…THE SMOKE HAS CLEARED

By Bob Keith Mayor of Lake Lure, NC Yes, as the title above indicates, the smoke has cleared, but the memories will last on. One lasting effect of the Party Rock Fire that remains so vivid was the way the community responded and…

Mar
2

Lake Lure Classical Academy Unveils New High School Options

By Dr.Tanya Watson On February 16, 2017, the first information meeting was held to share the new high school options with parents of current and prospective students. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, high school students will be able to choose from three…

Mar
2

Flowering Bridge upcoming events:

March 28 – Easter Basket Workshop, at the Flowering Bridge, 10 am. April 11 – Growing Roses, led by local rosarian Steve Earnest, at the Flowering Bridge, 10 am. April 22 – Saturday, 11 am-3 pm, Earth Day, Chimney Rock Riverside Park The…

Mar
2

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: Chapter II in a series journaling the experience of building a house in Lake Lure

By Eileen and David Coates One of the least glamorous aspects of building a new house is the joy of having to sell an existing one; and, in our case, also of bridging the gap between the sale of the old and the…

Mar
2

New restaurant opens at Rumbling Bald Resort

Rumbling Bald Resort, Lake Lure, announces Legends on the Lake, a full service, family-friendly, lakeside restaurant, a new addition to Lake Lure’s culinary scene. Taking the helm at Legends on the Lake are Rumbling Bald’s Director of Food and Beverage Adam Shirah and…

Mar
2

Home is where the heart is

It has often times been said, “Home is where the heart is”. In the case of Western North Carolina native, Christopher “Chris” Brown, he has found this to be a true statement. Chris was born and raised in the Marion, McDowell County and…

Mar
2

Lake Lure Classical Academy Gets Approval for 10-Year Master Plan

  On January 31st, 2016, the Lake Lure Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Lake Lure Classical Academy’s 10-year Master Site Plan and issued the permanent Certificate of Occupancy for the school’s main building, all steps that are necessary in order for the school…

Mar
2

Your Chamber at work…Join our supporting membership family

By Tommy Hartzog Exec. Dir., HNG Chamber of Commerce Happy springtime to all Breeze readers! Chamber members have received a brief recap of Chamber activities for 2016 and we began setting goals for 2017 back in December. We look forward to another great…