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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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Gus Mills

Asheville/ Canton - Gus Albert Mills, 78, of Asheville and a former resident of Canton entered his Heavenly home Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Police: Marion man caught with three pounds of weed

A Marion man was arrested in the Waffle House parking lot last week after police recovered drugs and cash from his vehicle.

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Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Allen receives horse show accolades

Jessica Allen, daughter of Jennifer Allen, of Canton, received several ribbons during the horse show held Saturday, Aug. 23, during the Haywood County Fair.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Beadle to present Canton Labor Day history ...

Author Michael Beadle will present an illustrated talk focusing on the history of the town of Canton and, specifically, the town's annual Labor Day Celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

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Appalachian clogging lives on

Even though they aren't yet in high school, Cade Parkins, 13, and Lauren Singleton, 12, have already mastered more than many twice their age.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Legislation is on its way to N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory that will help...

Legislation is on its way to N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory that will help defray costs of a major infrastructure upgrade in Haywood County.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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River Fest makes first appearance in Canton

Focus on Canton's first ever Canton Pigeon River Fest saw small crowds Saturday afternoon despite a good showing from vendors and the presence of a large crowd attending the Black Bears youth football games at Memorial Stadium.

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Fred Chappell speaks today

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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Asheville Citizen-Times

Anniversary: Charles Henson & Janice Henson

Mrs. Henson is the former Janice Frady and is a retired teacher with over 30 years experience in Haywood County Schools.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Little Miss and Mr. Labor Day Contest to be held at Pigeon River Fest

This year the annual Little Miss and Mr. Labor Day Pageant will be held at the Canton Pigeon River Fest on Saturday, August 23 at 11:00 am.

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'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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