Summer On!

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Shootin’ the Breeze… Playing it forward

By Cathy Leestma In the summer of 1963, I began my employment at The Bald Mountain Club. I was twelve and my family was spending the summer in Lake Lure. The club, now known as Rumbling Bald Resort on the northern shore of…

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From the editor…Summer has finally arrived!

Kudzu is climbing up trees and telephone poles, turtles can be seen basking on water soaked tree limbs, kayakers and skiers have suddenly multiplied overnight and lawn mowers are revving up with that sweet cut-grass smell to follow.  Our bimonthly “Breeze” becomes a…

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Summer’s Here!

By Bryant Williams We’re ready now for summer, ‘cause the winter was a bummer. It’s time to put the heavy coats away. We’ve run the clocks ahead so we get out of the bed, And have an extra hour of daylight every day.…

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A Tribute to our beloved mayor, Kevin Cooley

The Town of Lake Lure has been deeply saddened by the untimely loss of our honorable Mayor, Kevin Cooley.  He passed away early on Wednesday, 5/15/19. A very meaningful Memorial Service was held for Mayor Cooley at the Fairfield Mountains Chapel on Sunday, 5/19/19,…

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Weed Patch Mountain Trail wins national award

The Town of Lake Lure’s Weed Patch Mountain Trail was been recognized as one of the best new trails in the nation. The national Coalition for Recreational Trails has bestowed the trail its annual achievement award in the category of trail design and…

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LAKE LURE CLASSICAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2019

BACK ROW L TO R Derek Englehardt John Hernandez David “DJ” Steele Jesse Lancaster Stephen Snyder 3rd Row L to R Rhett Ballard Richard Parker IV Katelyn Jones Judah Zdziarski Jacob Hardin Atticus Sherrill Robert “Bobby” Adams 2nd Row L to R Cora…

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July 3rd Lake Lure Fireworks

Please come enjoy the day in the Town of Lake Lure parks, trails, restaurants and shops, Lake Lure Beach and Marina, and Chimney Rock Village.  Food trucks will be set up in Morse Park and there will be an All You Can Eat…

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Your voice…Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation recognizes Melinda and Todd Morse

by Bob Keith Each year the Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation recognizes an individual, couple or organization that has made a significant contribution to our community that helps to protect, preserve and enrich our community for the benefit of its citizens and visitors alike.…

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Wine and Vine…Cru cut

by Justin Taylor                   When you are sitting around at hosts’ table and they start sharing facts about the next wine up for service, you might be met with excitement or anxiety over understanding what you are actually about to taste.  In the…

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Lake Lure Lions Club Scholarships

Lake Lure Lions Club presented scholarships to three seniors of the Lake Lure Classical Academy at their meeting on Thursday, May 23rd.  From left to right are Madisynn Lynn Jones, Judah David Zdziarski, and Cassie Anne Brondolo.  The Lions were impressed with the…