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Waynesville, North Carolina is located in Haywood County. Zip codes in Waynesville, NC include 28786, and 28785. The median home price in Waynesville is $239,000 which is roughly $126/per square foot. More Waynesville information.

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15 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Southern gospel's MARK209 to perform Sept. 21

One of Southern gospel's most original groups will bring a new sound to Haywood County at 10:50 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at Hazelwood Baptist Church, located at 265 Hazelwood Ave., Waynesville.

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17 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

AARP Driver Safety Program is Oct. 3

The AARP Driver Safety Program, a specially designed program for motorists age 50 and older, will take place from 12:15 to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Senior Resource Center, located at 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville. This course helps drivers refine existing skills and develop safe driving techniques.

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19 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

John 'Jack' Dillon Britt Jr.

John "Jack" Dillon Britt Jr., 83, of Waynesville, died Sunday, Sept.14, 2014, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital. A native of Wilmington, he was the son of the late John Dillon Britt Sr. and Myrtle Costin Britt.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Matthew Parris

Matthew was born December 8, 1979 and was a lifelong resident of Haywood County. He was employed with Blue Ridge Glass, Inc. of Waynesville.

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Help welcome special visitors Sept. 25

This is a sample of the gift baskets available at Mountain Favors, a local business that helps market Haywood County-made products. Haywood Helps is making a concerted effort to welcome special guests later this month when Guaranteed Rate officials and their spokesperson, Ty Pennington, are in town.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Changemakers program receives grant funding

For the second year in a row, Grace Church in the Mountains in Waynesville has received a grant for $4,800 from the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina's Human Hurt and Hope Fund for the Changemakers for Racial Understanding program. "We at Grace Church are very grateful for the support our diocese has given us through the HH&H grant to continue this very important work," said Mary Elizabeth Staiger, Grace Church coordinator of the program Changemakers is a monthly discussion group sponsored by Grace Church and the Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center in Waynesville to encourage meaningful conversations on racism and ways to dismantle racism in the community.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

'Cry Out America' Day of Prayer honors the fallen

Over 30 people gathered for the Cry Out America Day of Prayer held Sept. 11 in front of the courthouse in Waynesville.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Giving back on United Way's Day of Caring

Hundreds of volunteers across the county dispersed to 33 job sites Thursday to paint houses, build wheelchair ramps, pull weeds and more during the annual United Way Day of Caring. In Canton, the Haywood Baptist Men came together at a home on Holtzclaw Street to build a 92-foot handicapped ramp for 92-year-old Juanita Bryson.

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Newborn puppies stuffed in pillowcase and left along road to die rescued

Seven newborn puppies are being cared for thanks to the kindness of Haywood County Animal Control and Sarge's Animal Rescue. Seven newborn puppies are being cared for thanks to the kindness of Haywood County Animal Control and Sarge's Animal Rescue.

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WLOS

Radio ads seek to influence NC minority voters

A group trying to persuade physician Ben Carson to run for president in 2016 says it's running radio ads through Election Day this year that also attempt to influence voters in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race. The ads from the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee also identify Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and address issues on which the group believes many minorities agree with Republicans -- particularly public education, abortion and energy.

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Pathways center volunteer effort kicks off Sept. 25

Plans are quickly shaping up for the kick-off volunteer weekend at the old Hazelwood prison where more than 500 individuals have signed up to help. The first work day at the future Haywood Pathways Center is set for Thursday, Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

SeptemberFest

The Daydreamz Project is sponsoring the first annual SeptemberFest event at the Green Thumb Garden in back of the Old Armory building in Frog Level, Waynesville NC. This event will celebrate the harvest of community gardens in the Waynesville, Haywood County area.

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WLOS

Captured fugitive returns to NC after 1973 escape

A fugitive captured in Iowa after decades on the run is returning to North Carolina, where he escaped from prison in 1973. North Carolina officers were transporting 69-year-old Ronald Carnes from a county jail in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to a prison in Raleigh.

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Artists sought for small works show

The Haywood County Arts Council is seeking artists for its seventh annual small works show, "It's a Small, Small Work" to be held Nov. 19 to Dec. 27, in Gallery 86, 86 N. Main St., Waynesville. The show provides a unique opportunity for budding artists to exhibit their work, as well as the opportunity for more seasoned artists to test their boundaries.

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Zoning issue presents rare divide on Waynesville governing board

For years Mayor Gavin Brown of Waynesville has issued a Mayor's Proclamation in remembrance of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States. At Tuesday night's governing board meeting, the mayor prepared to read his proclamation, shook his head and said, "I can't do this."

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Special cat adoption rates

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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Poetry and Prose Presented at Blue Ridge Books

North Carolina authors, Janice Moore Fuller and Lee Zacharias, will be reading from and signing their books at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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2nd Annual Blood Drive

Haywood Lodge, Creekside Villas and Spicewood Cottages will team up with American Red Cross to host our 2nd Annual Blood Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 12, 2014 at Haywood Lodge & Retirement Centers, 251 Shelton Street, Waynesville. Raffle tickets will also be available to purchase for a chance to win numerous gift certificates or merchandise that have been donated by the following: We will also have hotdogs, chips, and bakery items available.

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New Haywood Art Studio Tour Planned

Members of the Haywood Art Studio Tour recently gathered at Gallery 86 on Main Street to plan an exciting autumn art studio tour. Business and private home-based studios and art galleries in the Waynesville area are opening up to public view.

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Mast General Store to celebrate Friendship Day Sept. 13

Henry Ford once said, "My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me." When friends get together, more can be accomplished than going it alone.

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