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  1. Historic truck sat under Lake Lure for 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... B. Ledbetter wasn't able to go back for the truck because rain washed out the road during the construction of Lake Lure. The Ledbetter family moved from Rutherford County to Shelby in the 1930s to start a new farm. For decades, Bill and his five ...

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  2. Festival to include apples, antiques, music, marketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | The Star Online

    ... wrecked on a trip from Asheville to Chimney Rock. He parked it by the road and left it there too long. Water in Lake Lure rose, covering the truck and the road. As Bill Ledbetter recalls, the truck became submerged in 55 feet of water and remained ...

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  3. New Skyline Trail restores access to top of fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Rock is far below. The Hickory Nut Gorge stretches to the north. To the southeast are the shimmering waters of Lake Lure and then the rolling expanse of the North Carolina Piedmont. Park literature touts this as a 75-mile view and on a clear, crisp ...

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  4. Billy Charles WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Billy Charles Wilson, age 84, of Lake Lure, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Hospice House of Rutherford County. Born September 11, 1933 in Rutherford County, he was a son to the late Harold Wilson and Bessie Elliot Wilson.

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  5. Teen pleads guilty in Party Rock wildfire burning over 7,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    A 17-year-old pleaded guilty to involvement in wildfire which burned thousands of acres of land near Lake Lure in 2016. The teenager's name was withheld, but he was charged with a class two misdemeanor after the fire, which was estimated to have cost approximately $7 million in firefighting efforts.

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  6. Climb 800 steps and stunning views await on new NC mountain trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | WBTV

    Climb more than 800 steps and stunning views await on a mile-long trail opening this month in Chimney Rock State Park. Make it up those steps and you'll get to the new Skyline trail with its lush foliage and spectacular views of Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure.

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  7. I visited the Dirty Dancing hotel and found a depressing tourist trapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Southland Times

    ... that led to the famous line 'I carried a watermelon' and that shows the bridge Baby later dances on, was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina. Again, the part where Baby passes the fence is easily forgettable. Stop number six was easily the most ...

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  8. 'Dirty Dancing' premiered 30 years ago today - I visited the hotel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... that led to the famous line "I carried a watermelon" and that shows the bridge Baby later dances on, was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina. Again, the part where Baby passes the fence is easily forgettable. The bone-dry lake is practically ...

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  9. 30 reasons why we're still obsessed with 'Dirty Dancing,' 30 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | USA Today

    ... Gosling recalled on The Graham Norton Show. 17. There's a festival happening to celebrate the anniversary at Lake Lure, where the water scene was filmed in North Carolina. Even though Baby lied to her dad, Dr. Houseman a) treats Penny kindly after ...

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  10. 'Dirty Dancing' at 30: How Baby and Johnny won over the skepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Vestron movie -- written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino -- was done on two main locations: Lake Lure in N.C., and the Mountain Lake Lodge in Giles County, Va. Mountain Lake was responsible for many of the exterior shots. The ...

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  11. 17-year-old charged in 2016 Party Rock wildfire in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. LAKE LURE, N.C. - A 17-year-old has been charged in the Party Rock wildfire last year in western North Carolina. A release from the town of ...

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  12. Teen charged in 2016 North Carolina wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A release from the town of Lake Lure said the boy appeared in court last week on two misdemeanor counts accusing him of negligently causing fire on public lands.

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  13. Teen charged in Party Rock fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Star Online

    A 17-year-old faces two misdemeanor charges of negligently setting, or causing to be set, a wildfire that grew to consume nearly 7,000 acres in Lake Lure and the surrounding area last year.

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  14. Police say teen charged in Party Rock FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Police say a 17-year-old is being charged in connection with a fire that burned over 7,000 acres in Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Village and Bat Cave, NC last year. The young man is facing a class two misdemeanor charge in connection with the Party Rock Fire back in November of 2016.

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  15. Dispatch: Greenville Co. HAZMAT on scene after chemical spill at plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... to the area. Police said a man wanted out of South Carolina was located after he went missing while hiking in Lake Lure. Police said a man wanted out of South Carolina was located after he went missing while hiking in Lake Lure. Authorities have ...

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  16. Sam Shepard, renowned actor and playwright, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... on Sunday. Police said a man wanted out of South Carolina was located after he went missing while hiking in Lake Lure. Police said a man wanted out of South Carolina was located after he went missing while hiking in Lake Lure. Authorities have ...

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  17. Police seek wanted barefoot and shirtless man hiking in Lake LureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    Officials with the Lake Lure Police Department, Lake Lure Fire Department, Chimney Rock State Park Rangers and numerous other agencies were notified about a missing hiker in the area around 5 p.m. The hiker, identified as Edward "Eddie" Richburg, is described as a 34-year-old white male, 220 pounds and 5 feet 11 inches tall with dark hair and hazel eyes. Richburg was last seen around 8 a.m. Sunday wearing white basketball shorts, no shirt and no shoes.

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  18. Taylors woman convicted of DWI in deadly crash killing friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WMBF

    An Upstate woman was convicted on Wednesday of driving while impaired in a crash killing a passenger in her car. On May 22, 2015, 22-year-old Samantha Reynolds of Taylors and 24-year-old Brooke Skelton of Greer were traveling on Highway 108 after visiting Lake Lure and Chimney Rock.

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  19. Fallen trees block highway, knock out power in Lake LureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    The Lake Lure Police Department said fallen trees were blocking Memorial Highway and had knocked out power in the area Friday morning.

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  20. Dirty Dancing FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Join other fans of the cult-classic movie Dirty Dancing and relive memories of Baby's first dance at the film's original, breathtaking backdrop of Lake Lure . In 2017, the Dirty Dancing Festival is bigger and better than ever to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film and commemorate Patrick Swayze's 65th birthday.

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