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  1. Mae Bell Parham recalls Christmas in HazelwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... hauling a Christmas tree in from the woods after a squirrel hunting trip. Her mother, a nurse at the old Haywood County Hospital, thrived during Christmastime and loved her sparkling decorations. "Mother would hang ropes of tinsel in the living room ...

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  2. Special cat adoption feesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    In an effort to place more cats and kittens in loving homes, Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation will subsidize the weekend adoption rates for cats and kittens at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, 245 Hemlock St., Waynesville. The fee for adopting a shelter cat will be $15, male or female, if adopted at the county shelter Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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  3. Frederick 'Fred' PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late William James and Harriett Chambers Porter and was also preceded in death by his wife, Jane Melvin Porter. Frederick was employed at Laurel Ridge Country Club as a groundskeeper, retiring in 2013.

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  4. Reader letters, Dec. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... fund to buy farm land for a garbage landfill. The answer is a incinerator. I know the so-called experts say Haywood County cannot support an incinerator, but why can't the commissioners get with the commissioners from nearby counties and pick a ...

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  5. Way R. KinslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Way R. Kinsland, of the Crabtree community, was in St. Joseph Hospital when he went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Herman and Jessie Nichols Kinsland, and was also preceded in death by a son, Timothy Way Kinsland, and a brother, Ney Kinsland.

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  6. Santa Photo Contest winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Tucker is a disabled veteran from Haywood County who served in the U.S. Army in the Infantry and is a veteran of the Iraq war. This photo came in first place with 336 likes.

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  7. #9 - Circles of Hope changes livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Circle Leaders to join and will graduate from the program in March 2015. With an escalating poverty rate in Haywood County, many people are suffering. But thanks to a local nonprofit that made great strides in 2014, many struggling residents are ...

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  8. William 'Bill' MillarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    William Imber Millar 86, passed away after two years of debilitating health. He was born March 17, 1928, in Waynesville, the first baby born in the Haywood County Hospital.

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  9. Special Christmas Eve services scheduled at Long's ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... United Methodist Church, has published a book titled "GodStories." The book tells the tales of individuals in Haywood County who have heartbreaking and heartwarming stories of faith and triumph. "We have so many stories of transformation that occur ...

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  10. Tuscola's Randy Pressley named Regional Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... to Tuscola every day from Cullowhee. "I'm very glad to receive this award. I'm not the best teacher in Haywood County, in the region or even this school - I was just in the right place at the right time," Pressley said. "If I should win the state ...

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  11. 5 BR 2 BA Bank Owned in Canton Now $64,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... on each level). Partially fenced yard, & garage in basement. Realty World-Heritage Realty has been serving Haywood County and Western North Carolina for over 35 years. We are one of the largest real estate companies in Haywood County. We pride ...

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  12. Shop with a Cop brings cheer to kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Sgt. Matt Shell with the Haywood County Sheriff's Office has no doubt about his fellow men in uniform's dedication to helping those in need. "You got guys that worked the graveyard shift that just stayed up all night and came out to be with these kids," said Shell.

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  13. Another celebration of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Bevy Kirkwood, a recent graduate of the Circles of Hope training, accepts her certificate from George Michal, a Circle Leader from 2013. A dozen Haywood County residents forgot about their hectic lives and took their place in the spotlight Thursday night during the third Circles of Hope training class graduation.

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  14. HCLC students shop in Santa Pal programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Haywood County Learning Center students Felicia Sutton, Skylar Parris and Miranda Davey show off their new winter boots they picked out at Kmart while shopping with the Santa Pal program, hosted by the Evergreen Foundation. Last week, about a dozen students at the Haywood County Learning Center went shopping for winter clothes during the Santa Pal shopping spree offered by the Evergreen Foundation.

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  15. Home for the Holidays' pet adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Home for the Holidays promotion makes dogs and cats available for adoption at the Haywood County Animal Shelter. Sponsored by Sarge's and PetSmart Charities, the promotion runs Nov. 26 - Dec. 31. Pictured is Fluff, all decked out for the holidays.

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  16. Senior center photography contest opens Jan. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Bruce Johnson hangs a painting on the wall in preparation for the Senior Art Contest at the Senior Resource Center in Waynesville in this 2013 file photo. The Haywood County Senior Resource Center is hosting a Senior Photography Contest.

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  17. PHS Diversity Club members are Santa Claus' helpersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    On Saturday, December 13th Santa made a special journey to Clyde First Baptist Church for a "Cookies with Santa" Christmas Party. The Pisgah High School Diversity Club collaborated with Clyde First Baptist Church Preschool and Haywood County School's Exceptional Children's program for the event.

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  18. Johnny GibsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Born in Haywood County, he was the son of the late Pink and Laura Thompson Gibson and was also preceded in death by nephew, Hugh Robert Burgess and great-nephew, Brandon Michael Burgess, son of Ed and Kathy Burgess. Johnny will be best remembered as a fixture in the Canton community.

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  19. Grants availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Haywood Healthcare Foundation announces its Request For Proposals for grants relating to unmet healthcare needs in Haywood County. In accordance with its mission, Haywood Healthcare Foundation's Grant Program will be providing $5,000 grants to Haywood County non-profit organizations, government agencies and schools for healthcare initiatives and educational and leadership programs related to improving healthcare in our county.

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  20. Bobby E. MehaffeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late John and Blanche Hendrix Mehaffey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marcene Lowe Mehaffey and a brother, Wade Mehaffey.

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