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Sunday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Beadle gives Canton presentation

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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Sunday Aug 31 | Asheville Citizen-Times

Engagement: Rohullah Hussaini & Beth Pressley

Rohullah is a graduate of NIMA: The National Institute of Management and Administration in Kabul.

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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Cullowhee, NC

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

WCU music faculty to present concert Sept. 9

Western Carolina University School of Music faculty members will present a Faculty Showcase concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Horn player James Rester to perform Sept. 4 at WCU

Guest artist James Rester, principal horn player with the Reading Symphony Orchestra and Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, will perform a recital at Western Carolina University in the Coulter Building recital hall on Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, The Philadelphia Orchestra

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Adelaide Key set a stellar example for all

When Waynesville Alderman Wells Greeley said that Adelaide Daniels Key had taken philanthropy to a new level, he certainly hit the nail on the head.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Anson Record

Final public hearing on oil and gas rules moved to different location

A Sept. 12 public hearing devoted to North Carolina's oil and gas rules is being moved to another spot on the Western Carolina University campus - the Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center, 92 Catamount Road.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Adelaide Key's legacy touched Haywood

The generosity and spirit of Adelaide Worth Daniels Key has been celebrated for decades, especially in Western North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Haywood County, NC, Lake Junaluska, NC, Asheville, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

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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Related Topix: Canton, NC, Arts, Poetry, Haywood County, NC

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Richard Neil McCracken

Richard Neil McCracken, 72, of Candler, passed away Aug. 24, 2014, at home surrounded by his family and friends.

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Related Topix: Candler, NC, Haywood County, NC, Clyde, NC

The Star Online

Lifetime resident joins Star newsroom

Owens, a lifetime Shelby resident, recently graduated from Western Carolina University in August where she majored in communications with a concentration in broadcasting.

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Related Topix: Shelby, NC

WLOS

Western Carolina University to mark 125 years

The school is holding what it calls the Big Birthday Bash on Tuesday on the A.K. Hinds University Center lawn and adjoining Central Plaza.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Questions sought for regional political debates

Western Carolina University's Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs are seeking questions from Western North Carolina voters to be asked during a series of debates in September and October.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mark Meadows, Republican, US House of Representatives, Henderson, NC

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

WCU celebrates 125th anniversary Aug. 26

Western Carolina University will mark its 125th year of existence with "The Big Birthday Bash" from 4 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. Thousands of students, faculty, staff and residents of the surrounding community are expected to gather for free food, soft drinks, birthday cake, games and door prizes.

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The Star Online

Wedding: Nestlerode-McBride

Sarah Elizabeth McBride and Adam Taylor Nestlerode of Shelby were married June 27, 2014, at Hidden River Events in Asheville.

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Related Topix: Shelby, NC, University of Florida, East Carolina University, Regis University

KERA-TV Dallas

Face Time

Our faces are our most identifiable features. And for people with disfigured faces, their appearances can often define them.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Queen: First GOP control has created a disastrous legacy

The 2013-14 legislative session has finally wrapped up, and it is one State Rep. Joe Sam Queen predicts will go down in history the most disastrous in the state's history.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: Bardo has transformed a campus before

Many are surprised by how much and how quickly Wichita State University president John Bardo wants to change the institution, including by building an innovation campus .

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, Cullowhee, NC, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Safeguarding water quality: Amid drastic state budget cuts, volunteers pick up slack

Standing knee-deep in the Little Tennessee River, Haley Williams wears a broad smile as she and her classmates fill a bucket with temporarily stunned fish.

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Related Topix: Franklin, NC, Asheville, NC, Hendersonville, NC, Henderson County, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Vidalian Named Dean

August 18-- As part of an academic reorganization, Dr. Lee Cheek of Vidalia has been appointed Dean of Social Sciences at East Georgia State College.

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Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, Vidalia, GA, Duke University, The Catholic University of America, Athens State University, Brewton-Parker College

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Dirty Guv'nahs to perform free concert at WCU Big Birthday Bash

Southern rock band the Dirty Guv'nahs will perform a free concert at Western Carolina University's Big Birthday Bash in honor of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the institution on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The celebration, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the A.K. Hinds University Center lawn and adjoining Central Plaza from 4 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Troy, TN

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