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  1. Re: District attorney race heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Moore also pointed out during the debate. Several law enforcement officials were in the crowd, including Haywood County Sheriff Greg Christopher, Waynesville Police Chief Bill Hollingsed and Canton Police Chief Bryan Whitner. Both did say, however, ...

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  2. Walgreens partners with Good Samaritan Clinic for free flu shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Good Samaritan Clinic of Haywood County is one of over 80 free clinics taking part in a statewide Flu Shot Clinic for patients sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Free Clinics in partnership with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. The event is an effort to highlight the role free clinics play as a vital part of the health care safety net serving hundreds of thousands of people per year across North Carolina.

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  3. Worshipping and signing up to volunteer for a charitable project isn't something that most ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Members of local churches in Haywood County came together to worship Saturday night at Haywood Community College during the fourth Community United event. Worshipping and signing up to volunteer for a charitable project isn't something that most teenagers or young adults would choose to do on a Saturday night - but last Saturday, many youth members from various churches in Haywood County were doing just that.

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  4. Community March Against Drugs in Our Midst is SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... march is a way for the community to collectively lift up those who have been affected by the drug epidemic in Haywood County. "We are a supportive and loving community," said Teressa Spencer, of Long's Chapel United Methodist Church. "We want to ...

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  5. Here's how Haywood's charter school could operateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Ben Butler, an administrator in training at Brevard Academy, talks to first-graders Riley LaSalle and Kaemon Duncan while shadowing the art class. Haywood County's first public charter school, Shining Rock Classical Academy, will open for the 2015 school year and will begin as a K-6 school with the intent of growing to a K-12.

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  6. Poverty experience reaches manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Pauline Wilson looks distraught while trying to pick up her two daughters from a Department of Social Services worker after neglecting to pay the grocery bill during a poverty simulation on Saturday morning. Small groups of assigned "families" were brought together at the First Presbyterian Church in Waynesville and participated in a poverty simulation event held by Haywood County's Circles of Hope program.

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  7. Haywood receives stream stabilization grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Haywood County Soil and Water Conservation District received a $33,577 grant to stabilize 2,300 feet of eroding stream bank along Ratcliff Cove Branch and a $30,600 grant to stabilize 1,600 feet of eroding stream bank along Rogers Cove Creek. The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $966,177 as a part of its 2014 fall grant cycle for the Water Resources Development Project Grant Program that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources.

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  8. Elementary schools get a visit from the Litter TrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... of them even knew the difference between "garbage" and "recyclables." Ron Moss, elementary supervisor for Haywood County, helped the CCC to organize the program and arrange for presentation to all the kindergarten and first grade children. "These ...

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  9. Haywood GOP executive committee to meet Oct. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Haywood County Republican Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at headquarters, located at 303 N. Haywood St., Waynesville.

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  10. Talent Sought for HCC ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Waynesville: A call for Haywood County talent is going out to young singers and musicians between the ages of 16 and 30 who might like to perform at the October 23rd concert and awareness event on the Haywood Community College Campus entitled "HCC Sings Out!." This event is part of the Dating Abuse/Domestic Violence Awareness month initiative that is being sponsored by the members of the Haywood County Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Elder Abuse Task Force.

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  11. Sarge's Furry Friends BashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... set for Sarge's pet adoptions, but there is still much work to be done to save homeless dogs and cats in Haywood County." Before the dinner, guests may visit the silent auction area containing many dining, golf and spa packages, as well as unique ...

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  12. Saint Augustine's football player dies in GA crashRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | WLOS

    ... offensive lineman and majored in criminal justice. Investigators have released the name of a man shot in Haywood County over the weekend. They say 34 year old Kyle Lidyard from South Carolina was shot in the chest at his home in Clyde early Sunday ...

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  13. Families roll, read beside Richland CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    On Friday, Sept. 19, Haywood County families rolled their way along the Richland Creek Nature Trail near the Waynesville Recreation Center to celebrate reading and family exercise in a new way.

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  14. Ray BoldenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Fidille and Gussie Burday Bolden. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Justice Bolden, who died in 2008.

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  15. Pathways center kick-off puts Haywood on the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The volunteer kickoff effort at the Haywood Pathways Center on Sept. 25, 2014, was a glorious day in Haywood County.

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  16. Social Services prepares for Medicaid conversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Social Services Division of the Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency is gearing up for the next phase in the ongoing rollout of the NC FAST, program. Beginning Oct. 6, all existing active Medicaid cases for families and children as well as for the aged, blind and disabled, will convert to the NC FAST system.

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  17. Hear Our Voices public forum is Oct. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... or interest not previously discovered by the participants to date. The several focus groups that met in Haywood County developed a set of 23 challenges and workable solutions within the three topic areas - education and life-long learning; work and ...

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  18. This year's recipient of the Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund (TWLF)...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    This year's recipient of the Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund grant is David E. McCracken, of Waynesville. The grant was awarded to aid in working with residents of Haywood County to name and frame local issues by conducting various community forums.

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  19. 2014 Fitness Challenge begins Oct. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... "One way we as a community have chosen to tackle this is to promote the abundance of fitness opportunities in Haywood County. This year, we continue to strive for a wide range of fitness opportunities including activities such as belly dancing, ...

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  20. Frank Kenneth TuckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    He was born on Feb. 15, 1944 to Frank Tucker and Mary Shelton Tucker-Moody and lived his entire life in Haywood County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his older brother, Davis R. Tucker.

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