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Archive of the posts written by author: mbreeze.
Apr
29

Shootin’ the breeze…This is me and you and us

By Cathy Leestma My family is hooked on the popular television series now in its third season called “This is us.”  A quote from Hulu states: “This is us is a smart, modern new dramedy that will change your everyday presumptions about the…

Apr
29

From the editor…Us, our greatest asset

We, as human beings, identify ourselves in part by the work we do, the friends we keep, the culture we create, the material we read and the places we live.  Our beautiful body of water called Lake Lure, to me, is the primary…

Apr
29

From the mayor’s desk…Town springs into action

By Kevin Cooley Mayor, Town of Lake Lure   As I’m writing this column in mid-April, it feels and looks like spring has (finally) “sprung” after an unusually long winter. The seasons are a common metaphor for life. Spring is the season of…

Apr
29

Morgan honored

Fire Chief Ron Morgan, left was recently honored by the Town of Lake Lure for 23 years of service to the community. He retired April 30th. Mayor Kevin Cooley, center, and Assistant Fire Chief Dustin Waycaster present Chief Morgan with the helmet and…

Apr
29

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge events

Identifying and Dealing with Invasive Species Free class led by local naturalist Clint Calhoun, Thursday, May 29, 10 am.  Lake Lure Town Hall (back entrance).  For more information, call 828-625-2540.   Lake Lure Flowering Bridge Fifth Anniversary Celebration HNG Chamber of Commerce ReCharge…

Apr
29

Bill’s Creek VFD Breakfast/Lunch/Silent Auction May 12

Bill’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department Community Auxiliary, Spring Fundraiser will be held  Saturday, May 12th at 1118 Bill’s Creek Rd., Lake Lure, 7:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M.  Breakfast – Sausage Biscuit; , Lunch – BBQ sandwiches, bake sale, plant sale and silent auction to…

Apr
29

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge events

Identifying and Dealing with Invasive Species Free class led by local naturalist Clint Calhoun, Thursday, May 29, 10am. Lake Lure Town Hall (back entrance). For more information, call 828-625-2540.   Container Gardening with Edible Plants Free class led by master gardener Charlotte Gardner,…

Apr
29

FMVFD Pancake breakfast July 1

The Women’s Fairfield Mountains Volunteer Fire Department is offering a  pancake breakfast Sunday, July 1 at the Fairfield Mountains Fire Department, Buffalo Creek Road, Lake Lure, 8 AM to 12 noon.  Pancakes will be cooked by our firemen.  Vandele Farms will provide delicious…

Apr
29

Housing needed for WEG volunteers

The World Equestrian Games (WEG)Volunteer Management Committee is seeking free housing for out-of-town WEG volunteers, during the WEG in September. Volunteers will have the opportunity to request complimentary housing through an online application form. Hosting families will be located regionally within proximity of…

Apr
29

Lake Lure Town Leaders to take new approach toward replacing the community’s aging underwater sewer system

By Valerie A. Hoffman Although plans to build a 20- mile sewer interconnect pipeline to Spindale appeared promising, the need to immediately address the chronic infiltration of lake water into the sewage collection system, and the proposed rates that Lake Lure would have…