Haywood County Newswire

Haywood County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Haywood County, NC.

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  1. Was Abraham Lincoln a native Tar Heel?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Carolina Country Magazine

    ... Ms. Hanks from the household, and that Ms. Hanks was taken in at a neighbor's place in Jonathan's Creek, Haywood County. Later, the neighbor moved the still pregnant Nancy to Puzzle's Creek in Rutherford County, where she gave birth to a boy and ...

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  2. Free gardening class on creating a Monarch butterfly waystationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... which is at risk of being endangered. The Giving Garden is an education-oriented joint initiative of the Haywood County Public Library, Haywood County Cooperative Extension Center, and the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program. The garden is ...

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  3. Mountains-to-Sea Trail history speaks of persistence and hard work of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... Trails Association Board had been able to get the National Trails Symposium to come to Lake Junaluska in Haywood County where Lee gave a memorable speech that changed the trail system in North Carolina forever. "Jim talked me into putting a line in ...

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  4. Weekend Highlights Feb. 24-26Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    This weekend is going to be a good one, whether you want to stay in Haywood County or you want to venture out into the Asheville area. The weather is expected to be nice and not too chilly, but there are also lots of fun events going on indoors.

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  5. Lake Junaluska changes tax processRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Lake Junaluska almost doubled its occupancy tax collections according to records available through the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority. For instance, in October 2016, the amount of occupancy taxes collected in the Lake Junaluska zip ...

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  6. Property values rise in HaywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    At its Monday meeting, the Haywood County Board of Commissioners learned the value of all real property in Haywood County has been adjusted to its current market price, a number that has increased slightly overall in the county. The value of property in Haywood is $6.3 billion, up 2 percent from the pre-reappraisal values, said David Francis, county tax administrator.

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  7. Rep. Mike Clampitt constituent meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Today, Rep. Mike Clampitt of Bryson City announced that the second constituent meeting will take place in Haywood County. The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. on February 24, 2017, and will take place at the Historic Haywood County Courthouse at 215 North Main Street in Waynesville.

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  8. Haywood County Schools Foundation Mardi Gras BallRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The ninth annual Haywood County Schools Foundation Mardi Gras Ball will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Laurel Ridge Country Club, 49 Cupp Lane, Waynesville. The race for this year's king and queen is well underway, and candidates have already been seen around the county petitioning for donations for the Haywood County Schools Foundation.

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  9. Turner family remembers Scott, welcomes baby boyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Jason and Amber Turner welcomed their baby boy, Trason Scott Turner, on Feb. 7, 2017, just one day before the one-year anniversary of Scott Turner's death. Last February, many in Haywood County waited, searched and grieved alongside the Turner family - Marsha Turner, her son Jared Turner and her son and daughter-in-law Jason and Amber Turner - as an almost weeklong search for Scott Turner ended in tragedy.

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  10. Canton Middle School wins Battle of the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... of Waynesville Middle, put in many extra hours at school to prepare their students for this year's Haywood County competition. After hearing a brief portion of a book, students had to identify from which of the 27 books the sentence came and also ...

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  11. Lawsuit over closure of Central Elementary School is settledRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A lawsuit filed in May 2016 against the Haywood County school system over the closure of Central Elementary school was settled during a special-called meeting Thursday. The Haywood County Board of Education unanimously passed a motion to approve a settlement agreement presented by the school's attorney Pat Smathers.

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  12. Haywood Community College to Host Turkey Hunting SeminarRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... and affordable high-quality education, workforce training and lifelong learning. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, ...

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  13. Wanda Barker MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Wanda Barker Mills, 67, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Haywood Regional Medical Center. Wanda was born in Haywood County on July 4, 1949, to the late James Garland and Emma Mae Queen Barker and was the youngest of 11 children.

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  14. Letters, Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... small claims only, not big guns. I am writing to thank and celebrate the residents of Canton/Waynesville and Haywood County for spreading joy to children around the world this Christmas season. The generosity of Haywood County volunteers, families ...

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  15. The Fund for Haywood County awards $20,000 to The Community Kitchen...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

    Left to right front row, Jose Pena, Gayle Ammons, Kim Czaja, Executive Director, Cecil Caldwell Second row, left to right, Nyda Bittmann-Neville, Advisory Board member, The Fund for Haywood County, Allison Jennings Back row, left to right, Jim Rose, Stacy Waldroop, Chris Jennings, and Michael Scott. The Fund for Haywood County, an affiliate of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina , recently presented a check for $20,000 to The Community Kitchen to support building two classrooms.

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  16. Oh my zinnia - Experimenting with 'Zahara Double'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... a taller variety. And I'll try not to cook the seeds. Jim Janke is an Extension Master Gardener volunteer in Haywood County. For more information call the Haywood County Extension Center at 456-3575. A 2017 NC State University.

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  17. The trail of a man accused of rape and sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... in the area and the handful of nursing facilities that dot the country roads in Waynesville and surrounding Haywood County. After earning his certification in 2000, Gomez first worked as an in-home caregiver. Then he was hired by a nursing home at ...

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  18. Outstanding environmental stewards honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Eight individuals and groups were honored at a luncheon sponsored by the Commission for a Clean County last week, and there was a special tribute to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office for assistance with litter pickup across the county. The commission celebrated its 17th anniversary, tracing its roots back to a county commissioner meeting in 2000 when Joanna Swanson made a public comment about the unsightly litter in the county.

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  19. Rehearsals for Haywood Community Band begin ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... in Maggie Valley are sponsored by the Maggie Valley Civic Association and funded in part by grants from the Haywood County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency. In addition to the monthly programs in Maggie, the band ...

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  20. Ninth annual Mardi Gras Ball is Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Canton Town Manager Seth Hendler-Voss and 2016 Mardi Gras Queen Jane Hipps dance during the Mardi Gras Ball last year. The ninth annual Haywood County Schools Foundation Mardi Gras Ball will begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Laurel Ridge Country Club, 49 Cupp Lane, Waynesville.

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