Tuesday May 21
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Canton fights back against cancer
Above, Dawn Shook, Kim Ball and Jenny Stamey are pictured leading the luminary service.
Birds, bees, flowers on parkway
This past Tuesday, Elizabeth and I took the day off and drove "north" on the Blue Ridge Parkway from Balsam Gap to the Hominy Valley parking overlook about 10 miles "south" of the Bent Creek exit near Interstate 26.
Hot Sheet: Balsam Range, bulls and beer
The Haywood County bluegrass band Balsam Range is hitting the big screen. "Bluegrass Today" reports that the boys of Balsam - Buddy Melton, Tim Surrett, Marc Pruett, Caleb Smith and Darren Nicholson - have performed three original songs for the film, a crime thriller titled "Careful What You Wish For" and starring Dermot Mulroney.
Danielle Bishop fiddlin' away her youth
Danielle Bishop is celebrating milestones. The 18-year-old fiddle player releases her new CD "The Mix" this Thursday, and on May 31, she'll get her home school high school diploma and two-year college degree.