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4 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

An active community is a thriving community

Haywood County does a lot to give back to the community through fundraisers - sometimes through silent auctions and elaborate parties, but it appears Haywood County is now a hub for fundraisers that get people moving.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Charter schools snatch another exception

A bill is currently sitting on Gov. Pat McCrory's desk that would exempt some North Carolina charter schools from disclosing the salaries of employees.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, University of Arkansas

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"Bridges can be preserved by ...painting" -- But a word of caution,...

One of Haywood County's most traveled bridges is among the state's most substandard, according to an annual study by AAA Carolinas.

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Related Topix: White Oak, NC, Clyde, NC

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Connie Patrick

Connie Mae Shook Patrick, 104, of the Dutch Cove community passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Canton, NC

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Base Camp Waynesville has a public works day

Daryl Hennah shows Base Campers the inside of a container truck during a public works day event held last week at the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC

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Extras needed for music video

The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority Film Office is currently looking for extras for an R&B/upbeat club music video that will be produced in Waynesville mid-August.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC

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Shelton House to be featured on UNC-TV

The Shelton House, which houses the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts will be featured on UNC-TV's "North Carolina Weekend" in August.

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Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC

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Mountain Dell Equestrian to cater to special needs children

Mountain Dell Equestrian has been serving Haywood County and surrounding counties for 24 years.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Dr. George Wallace Brown

Dr. George Wallace Brown, beloved family physician of Waynesville, North Carolina, for more than 55 years, who would stop at nothing to treat patients in the more rural sections of his mountain community, even when that required traveling on horseback, died Saturday, July 19, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital from complications following open heart ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, North Carolina, Waynesville, NC, Mars Hill College

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Mater Fair - Back to the Basics

Haywood County had come accustomed to looking forward to the Town of Canton's annual Mater Fest, so when word got out that FOCUS would no longer be hosting the event the community was saddened.

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Partners gather for Graveyard Fields ribbon-cutting

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at Graveyard Fields at Milepost 419 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Related Topix: Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks, Asheville, NC

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Get ready now for the Haywood County Fair

The Haywood County Fair will be Aug. 20-24, and preparations are being made now to ensure it is the best one yet.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

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Five great reasons to say T.G.I.F. in August

You and all your friends are hereby invited to an incredible five long weekends in August.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC, Lake Junaluska, NC

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Lake Junaluska annexation on hold for now

Despite a last-ditch effort to get support from the General Assembly, the Lake Junaluska-Waynessville merger is dead until at least 2015.

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Related Topix: Lake Junaluska, NC, Davie County, NC, Forsyth County, NC, Waynesville, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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John C. Robbins Jr.

Lt. Col. John Clinton Robbins Jr., U.S. Army ret., 82nd Airborne, passed away at his home June 26, 2014, after two years of failing health.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC, Denton, NC, Asheboro, NC, Snow Camp, NC, Maggie Valley, NC

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Sinacore-Jaberg moves on

Janie Sinacore-Jaberg, who has been at the helm of MedWest-Haywood since December 2012, will leave the community to continue working with Carolinas HealthCare System.

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Art After Dark returns to Waynesville Aug. 1

The Waynesville Gallery Association is excited to present the August edition of Art After Dark, happening from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, in downtown Waynesville.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC

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St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church welcomes Fr. Riehl

The flock at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and has a new shepherd. Fr. Christopher Riehl, 36, was assigned to the church three weeks ago and is settling in to his duties in Waynesville.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC, Conception Seminary College, Canton, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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'Issues and Eggs' kicks off new season Aug. 6

The Haywood County Chamber of Commerce will begin a new year of monthly breakfast meetings - called Issues and Eggs - Aug. 6 with speaker Mayor Gavin Brown who will discuss the importance of community.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food

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Be One, Bless One

Carolyn Gratton collects a food box she ordered from Be One Bless One with help from co-founder Don Chamberlain.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC

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