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A...llen King, 47, sits on a bench outside of the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department after taking a walk along the trail. King suffers from bipolar disorder and diabetes, but is doing well thanks to help from Meridan Behavorial Health Services and the local Circles of Hope program.
14 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Burgin Construction began site work this week on a third state for the Haywood Arts Regional Theater off Pigeon Street in Waynesville. The long-anticipated start date for construction of a third performance area at the Haywood Arts Regional Theater began with week.
21 hrs ago | WLOS
State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It & Lose It" Labor Day campaign. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the arrests were made between Aug. 15 and Sept.
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.
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.
Matthew was born December 8, 1979 and was a lifelong resident of Haywood County. He was employed with Blue Ridge Glass, Inc. of Waynesville.
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.
Over 30 people gathered for the Cry Out America Day of Prayer held Sept. 11 in front of the courthouse in Waynesville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:58 pm
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