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Apr
29

Your Chamber at work… Service

By Tommy Hartzog Executive Director, HNG Chamber of Commerce I was very fortunate to have been the son of a man who experienced life from a perspective few living today have. Born in 1920 and, consequently, a depression era teenager, my father knew…

Apr
29

For the 7th Year in a Row, Chimney Rock Village goes from Farm to Fancy in a Single Day

Annual CowPie Bingo, Village Parade, and Symphony Concert Round out the Day Join the Symphony of Rutherford County on Mother’s Day weekend, May 12th for its only outdoor concert of the year. As part of the Chimney Rock Village annual SpringGo Celebration to…

Apr
29

What?  We have a symphony?

Okay fellow Breeze readers, raise your hand if you knew that Rutherford County has its very own symphony orchestra?  I know! I didn’t either until very recently when I had the pleasure of watching their winter concert.  In fact, they’ve been around so…

Apr
29

Meanderings and ponderings…The Study of Lakes:  Lake Ecology, Part 2

By Clint Calhoun We are continuing our discussion on lake ecology for those of you who haven’t seen my two previous articles.  Last time we began the discussion on lake ecology and the things that influence the lake ecosystem.  This month we are…

Apr
29

Birding…   Northern Flicker

  By Larry Czajkoski Woodpeckers have strong claws, short legs, and stiff spiny tail feathers which act as props as they hitch their way up tree trunks.  Their sharp bill is used to chisel out insect food and nest holes, and to drum a…

Apr
29

For the collector…What is some of the stamp terminology that I should be aware of?

  By Robert Taylor Stamp collecting is a hobby that has been with us for well over 150 years.  During that time, interesting new terminology has been introduced for all who undertake this hobby. In this article, I will list what I think…

Apr
29

Tar wheels…Click Before You Drive!

By Bob Blake The use of airbags has overshadowed common seat belts. Both, however, are necessary for crash survival.  Since the seat belt came first, I will start there. The next time you click that seat belt, thank – or curse – Edward…

Apr
29

Local history maker, Kathy Tanner

As the Breeze continues to highlight community leaders who make a positive difference in the greater Lake Lure area, Flowering Bridge chairperson, Kathy Tanner, whose family has deep roots in Rutherford County, tells her story. What is your family connection to Lake Lure?…

Apr
29

Wine and vine…Old gadgets with new flair

  By Justin Taylor The wine service world is full of entertaining options for optimizing your wine experience, either for yourself or guests.  With the warmer months on the horizon and some hard earned barbeques or house parties, it is never a bad…

Apr
29

Technically Speaking…Get outta my Face—book

  By Scott Baughman Summer is right around the corner and you’re daydreaming about chilling at the beach, skiing across some epic wake in the lake and chowing down on some good eats at the local diner, drive-in or dive bar. But what’s…