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  1. Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival: 'The Great Masters'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Since its founding in 1970, the Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival has been the premier chamber music festival of the Carolinas. For those who love to play and those who love to listen, the Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival has been a focal point for the celebration of chamber music for over four decades.

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  2. Betty Jane Meeker SargentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Betty Jane Meeker Sargent, 94, a resident of Givens Estates Retirement Community in Asheville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. She was born in Rochester, New York, Aug. 24, 1920, to the late Alfred and Mildred Lancaster.

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  3. Zoe & Cloyd coming to The StrandRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Merlefest Songwriting Contest Winner, John Cloyd Miller will play at The Strand theater on July 30 with his wife, Natalya Zoe Weinstein. After six years of touring and three albums with the acclaimed Americana trio Red June, Weinstein and Miller will present their roots duo, Zoe & Cloyd at The Strand Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance/$15 at the door.

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  4. Register for Blue Ridge Dance CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The resident summer intensive offers daily classes in Ballet, Pointe, Repertoire, Modern, Jazz, Choreography, and Dance History, with additional special workshops. Serious students ages 11-18 can pursue their training in a supportive, fun environment.

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  5. Diversity in Downtown AVLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Don't miss the first ever LEAF Downtown AVL event -taking place on from noon - 10 p.m. on Aug. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 2 in Pack Square Park LEAF Downtown AVL is a free, non-ticketed event. For two days, Pack Square Park will be alive with Easel Rider activities, a LEAF Family Adventure zone, a Healing arts zone, Prestige Subaru Adventure Zone, a Capital at Play Literary Lounge, interactive art installations, and dozens of incredible roaming artists.

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  6. Delivery drivers/Warehouse personRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Looking to hire a delivery driver & warehouse person 30 to 35 hours per week. Must be able to lift up to and sometimes over 50 plus pounds consistently over the course of an 8 hour period.

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  7. Charles "Poophy" PenlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Mr. Penland was born March 7, 1945, in Buncombe County and was the son of the late James B. Penland and the late Lois Warren Penland. He had made his home in Haywood County for the past 40 years and retired from Champion Products in Asheville with 25 years of dedicated service.

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  8. Pint Night at Hi-Wire Brewing benefiting Friends of the SmokiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Join Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park for a special pint night with Hi-Wire Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina, on July 30 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hi-Wire, one of Asheville's fastest growing breweries, is supporting Friends of the Smokies by donating 15 percent of its tasting room sales to help preserve and protect the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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  9. Ron DeSimone's last thoughts on broadband expressed to EDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    As economic development efforts in Haywood County continue to evolve, an idea presented at the July meeting of Economic Development Commission sparked uncharacteristic enthusiasm. Following the late Mayor Ron DeSimone's update on getting better broadband service in the county, commission members discussed the possibilities of growing the economy through independent business owners who could operate their business from anywhere as long as they had adequate Internet access.

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  10. Brain optimization workshop in AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A brain optimization workshop will be held July 21 in Asheville. Dr. Michael Trayford and Michael Diettrich-Chastain, founder of Synergy Consulting and Counseling, will present "Transform your Life by Changing your Brain."

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  11. New K9 will help sniff out crime in HaywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Waynesville Goldwing Riders Association presents an $1800 donation to the Waynesville Police K9 unit for the purchase of a new explosive sniffing dog. From left, Mona Wallen, Sgt.

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  12. Bizarre tragedy claims the life of Asheville man on I-40.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Mystery surrounds the circumstances of Derek Doran's death in a bizarre incident Friday on I-40 westbound near the Harmon Den exit. Around 5 p.m., witnesses saw Doran jump from his vehicle, a 2001 Accura MDX SUV, while it was travelling at highway speeds. 1 comment

  13. Vivian MilnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Dillard and French Green Haney, and was also preceded in death by her half-brother, J.B. Haney. Vivian is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jack Milner; two daughters, Karen Hancock and husband, Matt, of Columbia, South Carolina, and Lisa Creasman and husband, Shawn, of Black Mountain; two grandchildren, Lori Clontz and husband, Daniel, and Annaleah Creasman; and great-grandchild, Laurel Clontz.

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  14. Roger 'Rog' SheltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    He is survived by his loving wife, Candice "Candie" Haney Shelton; two daughters, Amanda Jones and Tianna "Sis" Jones, of Waynesville; four sons, Jon Shelton, of Asheville, Dusty Jones, Luke Shelton and Aydan Shelton, all of Canton; mother, Nell E. Shelton, of Weaverville; two brothers, David Harwood, of West Virginia and Mackie Shelton , of Barnardsville; two sisters, Linda Harris, of Weaverville and Pamela Walters , of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Diamon, Aryanna "Noni" and Emma; father and mother-in-law, Randy and Mimi Haney, of Canton; Mamaw Walker, of Canton; and several nieces and nephews. Roger loved his boys and they loved him; they were the light of his life.

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  15. 'Chasing Grace' debuts in WaynesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The first-ever showing of "Chasing Grace," a movie shot in Haywood County last summer, drew four of the stars, as well as a packed house at The Strand last weekend. Author, actor and film director David Temple said not even the cast members had seen the entire movie before the Friday premiere.

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  16. Sharon Gail Messer FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    She is survived by her husband, James, her two children, Nicole Franklin and Brian Franklin both of Waynesville, her mother Bobbie Messer of Sylva, one brother, Keith Messer of Waynesville, three sisters, Lula Thurlow of Waynesville, Janice Stapleton and Judy Nave both of Sylva, four sister-in-laws: Linda Moody of Waynesville, Carolyn Franklin of Enka, Ann Fie of Waynesville, and Jean Cooper of Newton, a brother-in-law Billy Franklin of Waynesville, her best friend Frances Parrish and several nieces and nephews. Sharon enjoyed going to Walmart and thrift shopping, working with flowers, designing and arranging them, she also loved being outside in her flower garden.

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  17. Mary Ashley McCrory receives SECU scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The State Employees' Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Mary Ashley McCrory, a recent graduate of Tuscola High School. She is the daughter of Richard and Sidney McCrory.

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  18. Hilda JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Hilda Pauline James, 92, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Gordon Hospice House due to complications from congestive heart failure. Miss James, a longtime Statesville resident and retired educator, was born April 23, 1923, in Fines Creek as the fourth of seven children to the late Norman Crawford James Sr. and Nellie Bly Green James.

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  19. Summer's in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    It's hard to believe that July 4 has already come and gone. To me, this patriotic and festive holiday is the peak of summer, the point when summertime hits full swing.

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  20. Suzy PaquetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Ora Suzanne Burnette Paquette, 77, a retired nurse from Haywood County Hospital, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at her home. A resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Oron and Mabel Farmer Burnette.

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