Haywood County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Haywood County, NC. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 2,843 in Haywood County, NC

  1. Free Computer Classes at the LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Haywood County Public Library continues to offer free one-on-one computer lessons at the main library in Waynesville and at the Canton branch. Lessons are open to everyone, from beginners to more advanced computer users.

    Comment?

  2. Zaxby's holds fundraiser for youth educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Haywood Waterways' mission is to protect and improve surface water quality in the Pigeon River Watershed of Haywood County. They are known by community leaders as a valuable resource and credible advisor on resolving water resource issues. "We work ...

    Comment?

  3. Perry LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Perry "Reeves" Lee, 71, passed away Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Memorial Mission Hospital after an 11 year battle of chronic lung disease. He was born May 18, 1943, and a long-time resident of Haywood County.

    Comment?

  4. Peggy M. SetzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late J.G. "Buster" and Edith Mae Corn Mills. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wayne Setzer, who died in 2001; and a granddaughter, Leah Setzer, who died in 2004.

    Comment?

  5. Toy Run to rumble through Haywood Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The 2014 Haywood County Motorcycle Parade and Toy Run will crank up and roll out at noon Saturday, Nov. 15, from Canton Town Hall The Toy Run, the largest single-day fundraiser for Haywood County children, will raise new toys and funds for Haywood County's underprivileged children once again as motorcyclists of all types and models come together to share their blessings for those children, who might otherwise have a less than Merry Christmas. Registration will open at 10 a.m. and close at 11:45 a.m. with the parade moving under Haywood County Law Enforcement sponsorship at noon.

    Comment?

  6. Eat at Zaxby's on Wednesday to help HWARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Haywood Waterways' mission is to protect and improve surface water quality in the Pigeon River Watershed of Haywood County. It is known by community leaders as a valuable resource and credible adviser on resolving water resource issues. "We work on ...

    Comment?

  7. Alexander's cookbook to raise funds for REACHRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... her to give back to a community she dearly loved. Alexander decided to give the publishing rights to REACH of Haywood County and all the proceeds will go to benefit the organization's mission of helping victims of domestic violence. The book, ...

    Comment?

  8. Special cat adoption ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    In an effort to place more cats and kittens in loving homes, Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation will subsidize the weekend adoption rates for cats and kittens at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, 245 Hemlock St., Waynesville. The fee for adopting a shelter cat will be $15, male or female, if adopted at the county shelter Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    Comment?

  9. Sarge's names Ivey as executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... the Waynesville adoption center, is dedicated to ending the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable dogs and cats in Haywood County." "We've got a good team in place, starting with Debi Slater and her extensive previous animal experience," Hewitt said. ...

    Comment?

  10. Waynesville Garden Club beautifies REACH shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Waynesville Garden Club recently completed a $1,000 landscape beautification project at the REACH of Haywood County shelter. Cheryl Hartman, Judy Dykes, Kim Powers and Elizabeth Dennis worked together to clear overgrown areas, weed, plant trees, and bushes and transplant flowers to brighten the landscaping.

    Comment?

  11. The amazing and mysterious Sam Sanderson of SunburstRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... a green Studebaker truck, a rare thing for that time and place. On the back dirt roads and highways around Haywood County, Sanderson would give a ride to anyone who needed it (and many did in those days), but they had to ride in the back of his ...

    Comment?

  12. Ebola preparedness in Haywood is better than panicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Ebola is a deadly virus with no certain cure so it is understandable why many are panicking about it spreading in the U.S. Even though only one person in the states has died from the virus, it is critical for health care professionals to be prepared for the worst-case scenario. Haywood County residents can sleep a little easier knowing that our health department and our hospital have a plan in the event of an Ebola case surfacing locally.

    Comment?

  13. Rolling with StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... project - a cookbook full of recipes from Jane and her friends - has been published. Jane wanted REACH of Haywood County to sell the books and collect the profits to use toward REACH's mission of helping domestic violence victims. "Around Jane's ...

    Comment?

  14. Under 40 SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    I'm Laura Parrott Ivey and I'm 35. I grew up in Monticello, Georgia, and I was prom queen there in 1997 . I live in the Bethel area of Haywood County.

    Comment?

  15. Waynesville socialite pleads guilty to 29 chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... several victims. Assistant District Attorney Rachael Groffsky laid out a bizarre case of Elliot in front of Haywood County Superior Court Judge William H. Coward. Groffsky outlined how Elliot broke into several victim's homes whose owners were part ...

    Comment?

  16. Voter turnout low in Haywood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Haywood County voter turnout was just under 45 percent, which was slightly lower than the last midterm election in 2010, according to Robbie Inman, director of Haywood County Board of Elections. Lower turnout made for essentially no lines and minimal waits for Haywood County voters.

    Comment?

  17. Incumbent loses school board seat for Crabtree-Ironduff DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Rev. Bobby Rogers, Senior Pastor at Dellwood Baptist Church, claimed a seat on the Haywood County Board of Education representing the Crabtree-Ironduff District.

    Comment?

  18. Thurman Wales McCrackenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Thurman Wales McCracken, 87, passed away peacefully Nov. 4, 2014, at CarePartners Hospice in Asheville. The son of Vera and Jarvis McCracken, he was born and raised in Haywood County, the only place he ever truly wanted to live.

    Comment?

  19. Marie BurrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Haywood County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 931, Waynesville, NC 28786.

    Comment?

  20. Festival parking partnership benefits communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... parking adjacent to Main Street. Donations from parkers provided cash contributions for local charities in Haywood County including Open Door, the Manna Backpack Program and the Community Kitchen in Canton. This community mission effort started ...

    Comment?