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    Sunday Nov 11 | Gulfshore Life

    Join us at the Promenade for an exciting fashion show featuring clothing and accessories provided by Promenade Shops. You'll get to preview the latest trends in apparel, shoes, accessories, home dcor and more featuring Bonita Springs' most unique boutiques! ~~All proceeds will benefit New Horizons of SWFL~~ FREE ADMISSION!! - Swag bags for the first 50 guests - Live dance demonstration by Enchanted Ballroom Bonita Springs - Hair and makeup by Robert of Philadelphia Salons - RAFFLE giveaway and great prizes including an all day boat rental and accommodations in Sanibel, Captiva or Highlands, NC.

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  2. Invasive plants threaten sustainable forestry in Sandy MushRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Mountain Xpress

    A VIEW WORTH FIGHTING FOR: Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy AmeriCorps member Jesse Wood enjoys the scenery while monitoring conservation properties in Sandy Mush. Photo courtesy of the SAHC The last time Sandy Mush faced a major environmental crisis, it was radioactive waste. 1 comment

  3. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WSOCTV

    GAZ010-NCZ033-049-050-062>065-501-503-505-507-509-SCZ001>003- 052200- Jackson-Transylvania- Henderson-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-McDowell Mountains- Rutherford Mountains-Polk Mountains-Oconee Mountains- Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains- Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City, Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss, Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Mount Mitchell State Park, Spruce Pine, Poplar, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle, Nantahala Lake, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, Etowah, Patterson, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Sugar Hill, Woodlawn, Old Fort, Lake Lure, Saluda, Mountain Rest, Walhalla, Westminster, Pumpkintown, Tigerville, Gowensville, Caesars Head, Cleveland, and Marietta 154 PM EST Mon Nov 5 ... (more)

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  4. North Carolina man accused of logging on conservation landRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said 48-year-old Scott Bobby Turner of Leicester was charged with civil contempt for failure to appear at a hearing in March to determine his assets and ability to pay a civil judgment. Turner, who was arrested Monday, was arrested a year ago in a case of illegal timber harvesting on conservation land owned by the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.

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  5. Former local athlete craves adventure | Mt. Airy NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Katahdin totaling 2,189 miles. - Tompkins takes a break from hiking to greet some four-legged friends in Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia at the 500-mile mark of her Appalachian Trail journey. - Most people fulfill their desire for adventure ...

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  6. JMTE welcomes new staff membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... planning and ordinance/code work. Prior to joining JMTE, Bowen served in the lead planner roles for the Towns of Highlands and Maggie Valley. His accomplishments as planning director in Highlands included creating a children's hiking passport and ...

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  7. Peggy Watkins - Sapphire, NCRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | GwdToday.com

    She was married to her late husband William Paul Watkins, Jr. for 60 years and is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Watkins Rice granddaughter, Katherine Elizabeth Rice, and a son, William Paul Watkins, III Peggy expressed her passion for church, family, loving friends, and community by the way she lived her life. Her faith journey began at the historic Rock Presbyterian Church of Greenwood, SC, First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood, SC and ended her faith journey in Highlands, NC at First Presbyterian Church where she was presented the Lifetime Pin Award.

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  8. John Bell Performs New Song In North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | JamBase

    Widespread Panic guitarist John Bell recently participated in a talent show held at Highlands Country Club in his current hometown of Highlands, North Carolina. JB's performance last week featured the debut of a new original song.

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  9. Salamanders show more resistance to global warming than previously believedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Science Daily

    ... what might occur if climatic conditions continue to deteriorate." During a recent visit to the mountains near Highlands, North Carolina, Riddell and Sears searched for salamanders alongside murky paths lined with dripping trees and furry moss. It ...

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  10. Salamanders show more resistance to global warming than previously believedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    ... what might occur if climatic conditions continue to deteriorate." During a recent visit to the mountains near Highlands, North Carolina, Riddell and Sears searched for salamanders alongside murky paths lined with dripping trees and furry moss. It ...

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  11. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WSB-TV

    GAZ010-NCZ062-070030- Rabun GA-Macon NC- 754 PM EDT FRI JUL 6 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN RABUN AND SOUTHEASTERN MACON COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT... At 754 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13 miles northeast of Clayton, or 5 miles south of Highlands, moving west at 15 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Clayton, Highlands, Mountain City, Sky Valley, Dillard, Scaly Mountain, Pine Mountain and Otto.

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  12. Glass artists test the limits in upcoming exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Sherry Masters, 36 Montford Ave. Friday, July 20, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., $155. avl.mx/51c a Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands - U.S. Cellular Center, 87 Haywood St. Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $8 general admission/$12 weekend ...

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  13. 'God is racist,' Jewish people 'all descend from Satan,' NC candidate saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Africa, no two-story building or a waterproof boat was ever made." In a 2016 letter to the editor in The Highlands Newspaper of Highlands, N.C., Russell Walker of Aberdeen referred to the website and said it was his. Walker owns a house in Aberdeen, ...

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  14. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | WSB-TV

    ... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include... Highlands, Sky Valley, Pine Mountain and Scaly Mountain. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Scattered trees and power lines will be ...

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  15. 12 Charming North Carolina Mountain Rentals 12 PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | DIY Network

    ... or to play pool in the game room. BOOK IT: Nightly rates starting from $320 Plan a couples' weekend at this Highlands, N.C., cottage located on Mirror Lake. Retreat into two ensuite bedrooms with king-sized beds and full bathrooms, complete with ...

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  16. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | WSB-TV

    GAZ010-NCZ062>064-SCZ001-091845- Rabun GA-Transylvania NC-Southern Jackson NC-Macon NC- Oconee Mountains SC- 209 PM EDT SAT JUN 9 2018 ...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT RABUN... SOUTHEASTERN MACON...SOUTHWESTERN TRANSYLVANIA...SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON AND NORTHWESTERN OCONEE COUNTIES UNTIL 245 PM EDT... At 209 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with torrential rainfall 12 miles northwest of Walhalla, or 5 miles northwest of Oconee State Park, moving east at 10 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Clayton, Highlands, Mountain City, Tiger, Dillard, Sky Valley, Cashiers, Lake Burton, Moccasin Creek State Park and Tallulah Gorge State Park.

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  17. GANT Weekend Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | GantDaily.com

    ... found he was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. State police transported the man for a blood draw at Penn Highlands Elk, which he refused. Charges were filed through the district court. State police received a report about an incident of ...

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  18. Flood Advisory Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | WSB-TV

    ... Up to two inches of rain have fallen since 700 PM EDT. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Highlands, Whiteside Mountain and Cashiers. Additional rainfall of one to two inches is expected over the area. This is expected to ...

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    May 25, 2018 | IBerkshires

    ... Hospitality with extensive operational and management expertise. His tenure at Old Edwards Hospitality Group in Highlands, N.C., was preceded by work at other prominent properties throughout the Southeast, including The Greenbrier in White Sulphur ...

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  20. Scott Grubb resigns as Avery boys basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... previously serving in the same position at Ashe County High School. Grubb compiled a 20-2 record in the Western Highlands Conference, winning the 2016-17 conference regular season and tournament championships and claiming the conference's 1A ...

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