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Canton, North Carolina is located in Haywood County. Zip codes in Canton, NC include 28716. The median home price in Canton is $179,000 which is roughly $105/per square foot. More Canton information.

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7 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

'Bigfoot Wars' showing at The Strand

'Bigfoot Wars,' a movie based on the novel by Canton author Eric S. Brown, will be showing at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and at 2, 5 and 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 and at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 through Aug 28 at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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See Band of Oz at River Fest on Saturday

See Band of Oz will present a free concert at 6 p.m. to close out the Canton Pigeon River Fest on Saturday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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GOP House Members Help Defeat Incentives Bill

An economic incentives bill that included $12 million for Evergreen Packaging in Canton fails in the state House.

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Miss Labor Day 2014

Fourteen Pisgah High School seniors filled the stage at the Colonial Theater Saturday night to compete for the title of Miss Labor Day 2014.

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Former Poet Laureate Fred Chappell to speak Aug. 24

Former North Carolina Poet Laureate Fred Chappell will read from his newest book, "Familiars: Poems," at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Blue Ridge Books, located at 152 S. Main St., Waynesville.

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March for Babies is Aug. 23

Local business leaders have joined March for Babies to raise funds to prevent preterm birth and give more babies a healthy start in life.

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Call for artists to Shining Rock Riverfest

Organizers of the Shining Rock Riverfest are looking for artists to be vendors at the second annual event, which will be held at Camp Hope from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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This Weekend at Blue Ridge Books

Don't miss this weekend's great events at Blue Ridge Books. Learn about gardening with native plants on Saturday, August 23 at 3:00 pm and meet Canton native and former NC Poet Laureate, Fred Chappell on Sunday, August 24 at 3:00 pm.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Bigfoot invades Waynesville

When Canton author Eric. S. Brown decided to start writing his "Bigfoot War" series, he could envision his story on the big screen.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Man fights off gas station attacker

A Clyde man says he was attacked by a stranger while sitting in a gas station parking lot last week.

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Trunk treasure - Shipman discovers WWI history, reconnects with the past

FATHER IN UNIFORM: Ruth Shipman, 93, is pictured with the historic picture she found of her father, Farida Foster Dotson, a World War I veteran.

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Yes you - can'

All eyes were on Julie Sawyer, a Haywood County Cooperative Extension Agent, on Wednesday morning at the Community Kitchen in Canton, where more than a dozen local residents came to learn how to can and preserve food.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Miss Labor Day returns Aug. 16

Pageant contestants from left to right: Sara Wood, Sidney Farley, Callie Kuykendall, Ashley Nelson, Taylor Rogers, Savannah Blalock, Natasha Bleyl, Christian Wyatt and Sierra Southerland.

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Ratcliffe Cove Road targeted by thieves

Since early June, there have been five break-ins at different homes in the Ratcliffe Cove Road community, with the most recent as late as last week.

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Canton license plate agency opens Sept. 3

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will open a new Canton license plate agency at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Canton pool to host Back to School Bash

This week's Family Night at the Canton pool will be a back to school bash, allowing kids to celebrate the last days before school starts and give back to local schools as well.

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County wins tax appeal

Canton resident Denny King contends his home and 3.1 acres is overvalued at $205,100 and is once again appealing the value to the N.C. Property Tax Commission.

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Crabtree Baptist to celebrate 200th homecoming Aug. 17

Crabtree Baptist Church, located at 480 Crabtree Road, Canton, will be celebrating a momentous occasion Sunday, Aug. 17 - its 200th homecoming.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

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Mary I. Lee

A native of Buncombe County, she had resided in Haywood County since she was 5-years old and was the daughter of the late, Hobert and Nina Israel.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Free food preservation class at The Community Kitchen

Learn how to preserve your garden's harvest at a free food preservation class on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m. at The Community Kitchen, 98 Pisgah Drive in Canton.

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