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Archive of the posts written by author: mbreeze.
Sep
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Shootin’ the Breeze…The autumn of our lives

by Cathy Leestma Fall is beginning to show itself in luscious colors and soon cooler nights. We wait for this time of year to say goodbye to the humid, sultry summer days and look forward to the great traditions of fall. For fourteen…

Sep
3

From the editor…The rhythm of autumn

Autumn marks the end of summer vacations, good byes to those vacation homes, another Olympiad to celebrate, the end of a growing season and the beginning of nature’s dormancy. One season ends and another begins.  Now we find ourselves ramping up for fall…

Sep
3

From the mayor’s desk…Progress with Priority projects

by John Moore, former Mayor Pro Tem, Town of Lake Lure Thank you all for the feedback and positive responses to last month’s Mountain Breeze article on “Preserving Lake Lure for Future Generations.”  It is important for our citizens to be aware of…

Sep
3

Carol Coulter Pritchett Takes the Oath Office as Mayor in the Town of Lake Lure

The Lake Lure Town Council unanimously passed Resolution 19-08-13B appointing Carol C. Pritchett as the Mayor of the Town of Lake Lure Mayor on Wednesday, 8/13/19.  Mayor Pritchett will complete former Mayor Kevin Cooley’s unexpired term, following his untimely passing.  Mrs. Pritchett was…

Sep
3

Lake Lure Classical Academy News…Raptors soar into a new school year

by Thomas Keever Lake Lure Classical Academy welcomed students back to school on Wednesday, August 14. The 2019-2020 enrollment is an all- time high with 520 students present the first day – a 2.7% increase from last year’s high of 506 students! Students,…

Sep
3

Your Chamber at work…

Have the Time of Your Life while reliving the moments of our all-time favorite movie! Since its release in 1987, “Dirty Dancing” has accumulated fans, accolades and praise worldwide, with the “Time of My Life” final dance scene finding its way into new…

Sep
3

Your Voice…Olympiad XVI – Best Ever!

By Bob Keith Below are pictures meant to capture the essence of the 2019 Olympiad, the best ever if measured by enthusiasm and everyone having a good time. Photos by Buddy Morrison Other news… Town Council Makes Lake Level Decision             At a…

Sep
3

Dolly Parton would say “Sha-Kon-O-Hey,” is calling

by Jean Gordon These beautiful days in the mountains of western North Carolina are priceless. The colors of fall bring tourists by the thousands to the foothills of some of the most beautiful mountains in the country.  Those of us who live here…

Sep
3

It’s okay to escape

By Mary Reitano Perhaps you can relate to Southwest Airlines’ humorous advertising campaign which once asked, “Want to Get Away?” The campaign “featured folks looking to get away after an awkward blunder…. One featured a guest snooping through her host’s bathroom medicine cabinet…

Sep
3

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge…Quest to save the butterflies!

by Mitsi Chorak  The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge has a long-standing commitment to planting butterfly habitats.  Paige Massey, a bridge volunteer and Master Gardener, was encouraged by her sister, Joy Dyer, a Georgia Master Gardener, to join the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail.  Joining…