Summer Waterworks

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Jun
30

Backyard Sports personnel say thanks

  Thanks  to all  the mudslide-clearing crews – DOT folks and our amazing volunteer firemen – (and no rain), our Monday evening *Backyard Sports celebration was a terrific ending for our first year. We had a great turnout with 51 folks! ALL THE KIDS, parents, siblings,…

Jun
30

Deborah’s delights…CHILLIN’ AND GRILLIN’

By Deborah Eisenhut Even though we have come to borrow the Italian phrase “al fresco” to mean eating outdoors, when in truth, the expression usually refers to spending time in jail, let us be thankful we can get out of a hot kitchen…

Jun
30

Cloggers to perform at World Equestrian Games

The Lake Lure Cloggers have been invited to perform for the Australian Team competing at the World Equestrian Games in September. The team wants to learn about North Carolina culture and asked specifically to see cloggers. The Lake Lure Cloggers will perform on…

Jun
30

Green thumb gardening…Adding Color to the Garden with Leaves

By Debbie Clark Most gardeners believe that they need to have lots of flowers in bloom to have a beautiful garden. They plant perennials for seasonal color and then they add annuals to keep the color coming during the growing season. That all…

Jun
30

Mahjongg Mavens win!

  Six members of the Mahjongg Mavens of Lake Lure attended the 4th annual Mahjongg tournament, May 6, hosted by Congregation Beth HaTephila in Asheville.  Our very own Debra Gardner won third prize.  There were over 50 experienced players and a total of…

Jun
30

Health matters…DON’T WAIT UNTIL IT HURTS

By W. Scott Jordan, DDS and Kimberly DeSena, DMD Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an inflammatory process that affects the tissues and bone that support your teeth.  Since it is painless, it can be very destructive in a short period of time.  With…

Jun
30

Technically speaking…Time for a Smartwatch?

By Scott Baughman Summer is in full swing and you’re likely out and about. Whether you’re hitting the gym, hitting the trails or just hitting the sand on the beach – it’s a good bet you’ve got your wristwatch handy. But is it…

Jun
30

The arts…Art in summertime

By Mary Karr Art is a skill in performance acquired through experience, study, and observation.  From there one goes forward to produce by design something esthetically beautiful to the senses.  Art arises in the human spirit beyond the reach of words, from the…

Jun
30

Meet your new USAPA Pickleball Ambassadors

By Michele Puchala In the growing world of pickleball, USAPA Ambassadors are tasked with many responsibilities from a firm knowledge of the rules to introducing the sport to others. Representing the USAPA is a privilege and it has been mine for the last…

Jun
30

Your Chamber at work…Summer fun in the Gorge

Chris Patrick Bryant, HNG Chamber President Every summer, visitors from all over the country descend on our idyllic small town for an escape into the mountains. We are wholly unique from other mountain destinations, and our community of small businesses provides an eclectic…