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With little ado, Sunday 'brunch bill' takes effect in Waynesville

Ami and Mike Bowen liven up their Sunday morning work session with mimosas at Panacea Coffee House and Cafe in Waynesville, made possible starting at 10 a.m. on Sundays following Waynesville's passage of the brunch bill last week. Ami and Mike Bowen liven up their Sunday morning work session with mi

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Waynesville 6-year-old drowns in indoor hotel pool

MORGANTON - Authorities say a 6-year-old died in a hotel pool in North Carolina in what police say was an accidental drowning. Officials with the Morganton Department of Public Safety have told multiple media outlets that the child drowned Saturday night in an indoor pool at a Comfort Inn & Suites.

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-18 10:41:05

Brunch bill on tap in Canton and Maggie

Maggie Valley will hold a public hearing on the Brunch Bill in October, although the town board wasn't unanimous on the issue. Mayor Saralyn Price, and Aldermen Janet Banks and Mike Eveland supported taking up the brunch bill, while Aldermen Clayton Davis and Philip Wight opposed it. Passage does no

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-20 15:18:00

Pray for Haywood rally is Sept. 27

What would it look like if a whole community of Christians came together, regardless of denominations or doctrine or background, and lifted up the name of Jesus? The Hope for Haywood rally will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at C.E. Weatherby Stadium at Waynesville Middle School, 495 Brow

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-19 14:56:00

Drugs in Our Midst Prayer Walk is Sunday

The Annual Drugs in Our Midst Prayer Walk will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, near Waynesville First Baptist Church, 100 S. Main St. Prayer stops will be at downtown churches, the historic Haywood County Courthouse and The Open Door Ministries. The walk will end at First United Methodist Church o

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-19 14:43:00

It's happy hour on the greenway

It was quitting time, and Joyce Hughes knew just where she was headed as she slipped off her work shoes, slid on something more comfy and made a beeline for her usual happy hour spot: a stroll along the Waynesville greenway with her walking buddy Cathy Reece. "We walk at least four days a week," sai

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-18 07:30:00

Liner mill history kept alive

Teresa and Tommy Liner's home is lined with watercolor paintings. Each painting is a freeze frame of history, an exact moment in time that can never be restored. A painting in their living room shows downtown Waynesville. An older man sits on a bench with his dog sleeping peacefully underfoot. The m

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-18 07:15:00

'Celebrate Kristy Pless' Fundraiser is Sept. 23-24

CANTON - A community of friends and church family members will host "Celebrate Kristy Pless" events on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, at Crestview Baptist Church, 3258 Pisgah Drive, Canton. Three years ago, Haywood County native Kristy Pless suffered an attack that looked similar to a sei

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-19 16:06:00

Yard sale for MV community gardens is Sept. 23

MAGGIE VALLEY - The Maggie Valley Garden Club will host the Maggie Valley Community Gardens Fundraising Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the barn behind Maggie Valley United Methodist Church, 4192 Soco Road. The Maggie Valley Community Gardens enable churches to serve hot, nutritiou

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-19 15:42:00

Top local stories we are following today

Here are the top stories we are following for you today. Buncombe County Fire and Rescue a woman after reports she jumped in the French Broad River near Brevard Road. We are waiting to find out her condition. The Clyde Police Chief is back at his post this morning. This after town officials suspende

WLOS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:11:10

Lake Junaluska trail gets permanent signage

LAKE JUNALUSKA - The Fund for Haywood County, an affiliate of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC), supported the improvement of a section of the Lake Junaluska walking trail, which was recently recognized with permanent signage. Due to the proximity of Lake Junaluska to the St

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-19 14:35:00

CCC hauls 14 trash bags from Maggie Valley

MAGGIE VALLEY - The Commission for a Clean County (CCC) held its last litter pickup of the season on Saturday, Sept. 9, in Maggie Valley. The group met at Maggie Valley Town Hall, where Town Manager Nathan Clark gave instructions and pointed out the various areas where the group was to work along b

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-18 20:36:00

Here's why the autumn color forecast is bright

The leaves should be at their peak beginning in October on the Parkway, later in the month in the Upstate. It's still too early to tell just how brilliantly colored the autumn leaves will be this year, but Clemson University's forest ecologist Donald Hagan says there's potential for a spectacular se

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-18 12:00:02

Answer Man: Four-story town homes on the South Slope? Putting on makeup while driving legal?

Readers want to know what a building going up on the South Slope will be, and whether it's legal to apply makeup while driving. Wochit Today's batch of burning questions, my smart-aleck answers and the real deal: Question: What is the building going up on Short Coxe Avenue on the South Slope? It lo

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 16:34:47

Portrait of the Past: Pack Square demolition, rebuilding, 1978

On Sept. 30, 1970, American Enka, International Salt Co. and Organon Inc. merged to form Akzona Inc., with plans to establish its headquarters in the Northwestern Bank building (later the BB&T and soon to be the Vandre Hotel). American Enka, a Dutch company, had begun production at its rayon plant o

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 12:29:09

Elizabeth Hall named Stokely Memorial Library Director

NEWPORT-Stokely Memorial Library patrons are already familiar with her face, but they may not realize that Elizabeth Hall is now the institution's director. Hall assumed her new duties Sept. 1, replacing Meschelyn Barrett, who retired as the library's director on Aug. 31. She's one of the "English C

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Officials: 5-year-old boy killed in four-wheeler accident

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription MARSHALL, N.C. (AP) - Emergency personnel in North Carolina have identified a Tennessee boy who died after a four-wheeler accident. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Chief Emerson Franklin of the Laurel Fire Department in Madison Co

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-18 18:38:08

Sept. 20-26 in the Swannnanoa Valley

Project Linus is a group of sewers and non-sewers who enjoy making quilts and other items for children and adults at Mission Hospital and in the community. It focuses on children's quilts, which are given out by the regional Project Linus group to children in crisis in the local area. Project Linus

BLACKMOUNTAINNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 08:53:09

From our archives: Here's a look back at this week in 1978

Thirty-nine years ago this week, more than 2,000 people attended the first annual McDowell County Bluegrass Festival at the Agricultural Center on N.C. 226 South. The 12-hour festival featured Carl Story and the Rambling Mountaineers, Raymond Fairchild and the Smokey Mountain Boys, J.L. and the Coun

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-09-18 00:00:00

Answer Man: No turn lane on Pensacola Avenue? What is 'Antifa'?

"Antifa" is commonly considered to be part of the far-left, a group Trump said was partially responsible for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Today's batch of burning questions, my smart-aleck answers and the real deal: Question: I read your article about the

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:23:08