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Meanderings and ponderings…What Do You Know About Your Lake?

By Clint Calhoun It has been awhile since I have focused my writings solely on lake issues, but due to the overwhelming number of questions I get related to water quality of the lake, as well as the natural changes that occur within…

Dec
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Flowering Bridge news…Flowers in the winter?

By Susi Ellis and Kathy Tanner Well, maybe not so much …but what the Lure Flowering Bridge lacks in color, they add in interest. In October, volunteers and visitors alike join together with hot glue guns, sequins, rebar, and fake hair to make…

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Digging Up Family Roots…“Go West Young Man”

  By Bill Miller In 1851, Horace Greeley challenged the young men of America to “Go west, and grow up with the country.” Many of them listened, and many of our ancestors did it. After the Civil War ended there was a major…

Dec
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Book review To Jekyll and Hide

By Becky Cook By Martin L. Wilson Published by Shotwell Publishing, under imprint “Gold-Bug Mysteries“, 2017 Fiction. [Don’t be fooled. Read the title carefully. You will quickly be caught up in some fascinating characters (and stories) taking place along Carolina coast during World…

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From the librarian…Read, connect, explore and share

By Joy Sharp Maxwell Mountains Branch librarian I don’t know about all of you, but I for one am very happy to bid a fond adieu to 2017. It was not my favorite year by a long shot. But each New Year is…

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Tee up…Brrr…let’s play!

By Adam Bowles Greetings fellow golfers. The winter season is upon us and it will soon be time to put our clubs in the garage and wait for that perfect day to bring them out.  If the weather behaves like winters of years…

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Planning for the Future…Part 2: Trusts

By Joseph Hurwitz   In this series, Planning for the Future, I am exploring different topics and methods for Estate Planning. This article’s topic is Trusts. A Trust is the most powerful long-term tool and is a legal entity that owns property in…

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Built to last…Stay in place, get more space

By David Wulff, AIA You can create the space you need in your home without the cost and hassle of adding on. Explore a less expensive, greener alternative. Need a bigger kitchen, another bedroom or space for a playroom or home office? Your…

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Seeking Peace of Mind in an Anxious World

By Mary Reitano “Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me.” Some holiday songs express a longing for peace in the world. However, you may also long for personal peace of mind. Entering into the new year, how can…

Dec
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Health matters…Poor Circulation Could Be A Sign Of A Serious Condition

By Josh Edgerton, MD Rutherford Surgical Associates   People who experience symptoms such as pain or cramping in the legs often do not report them, believing they are a natural part of aging or due to another cause. However, this could be a…