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Archive of the posts written by author: mbreeze.
Apr
30

Shootin’ the breeze…

By Cathy Leestma Happy early summer to all! This the time of year to kick up your heels, ride a carousel or smell the roses. Fortunately you can do all that and more in this beautiful area. If you are visiting, welcome! Breathe…

Apr
30

From the editor…Fully show up

That phrase jumped out at me from Mary Reitano’s “Positive relationships” article, see page 41.  Staying attentive and focused for an extended period of time has always been a challenge for me. I was quickly reminded of this while trying to memorize too…

Apr
30

LLCA Kindergarten Career Week 2019

The Lake Lure Classical Academy Kindergarten Career Week 2019 was a great success. The students toured the Lake Lure police and fi re stations, the Ingles Market, the post office and a local blacksmith shop. On the final day, everyone dressed up like…

Apr
30

From the mayor’s desk…

Spring has sprung (finally!) and… Things are really heating up in the Gorge By Kevin Cooley Mayor, Town of Lake Lure We locals know that spring is just around the corner in Lake Lure when the collegiate rowers show up at Rumbling Bald…

Apr
30

HNG Chamber makes THE list

With our recently appointed executive director, Laura Doster, to the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge, more and more businesses and individuals are once again leaning back in and asking us our favorite question: “So, what exactly do I get for being a member?”…

Apr
30

Fire department fund raiser May 18

Bill’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department Community Auxiliary, Spring Fund-raiser will take place Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, 1118 Bill’s Creek Rd., Lake Lure. Enjoy a breakfast with sausage biscuits, and lunch with BBQ sandwiches, a bake sale, plant sale,…

Apr
30

Author, Michelle Gable featured at luncheon May 21

A Books and Bites luncheon will feature Michelle Gable author of her book, “The Summer I Met Jack” May 21, 11 am. at the Lake Lure Inn.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library, meet the author and enjoy a wonderful lunch.  For information,…

Apr
30

I love calling Rutherford County home

by Jean Gordon Call me prejudiced. I don’t mind. After all, this is my home and I love it here — this 239 year old county with its mountains, hills, valleys and flatlands stretching across 563 square miles with some of the best…

Apr
30

YOU can make a difference!

by Tommy Hartzog A very wise person once stated, “It is easy to make a fortune in life, but it is much harder to make a difference.” James (Jim) Patrick Dunn passed away in March of this year, and his is a story…

Apr
30

Want a more successful business? Build a better team

By Teri A. Coutu It’s always exciting to see the flowers blooming and hear the increasing buzz of birds, bees, crickets and frogs telling us that spring is here and the new season is starting. With the new season, many businesses are adding…