WHO: Legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd delivered a fiery slice of Southern style guitar rock heaven in Last of a Dyin’ Breed, their most recent release on Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records from August, 2012. It is the kind of record guaranteed to feed the needs of the multi-generational Skynyrd Nation, and continue the renewed vigor the band exhibited […]
WHO: His perpetually unshaven beard, long braided hair, American flag head scarf or cowboy hat and red, white and blue guitar straps are as visually recognizable as his deep, raw voice and outlaw country style. Willie Nelson is frequently identified as pure Americana as apple pie and baseball. Emmylou Harris once said, “If I could only imagine […]
Aug. 6, 13, 20 from 6-8pm at the Sequoyah Fund Conference Room in the Ginger Lynn Welch Complex. This three-session course is for anyone interested in starting a business. It is presented by Mountain Biz Works and Sequoyah Fund. Space is limited. Info: (828) 253-2834 or email Zurilma Zurilma@mountainbizworks.org
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Back-to-School Extravaganza. Aug. 4 at 6:30pm at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church. Speakers will be Dr. Dan Lunsford, Mars Hill College president; Dr. Chester Jones, Pastor of Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church; and Tim Clifton, Mars Hill Lion football coach. Steve Coleman will lead the music. All high school students from Swain, Cherokee, Clay, Graham and Macon […]
Pre-K Hand sanitizer, Kleenex, bowls (for snacks), 5oz. paper cups, small paper plates, three-ring binder (for portfolio), glue stick, blanket for cot, backpack (regular size), gallon Ziploc bags, napkins, baby wipes, band aids, quart Ziploc bags Kindergarten One box markers, pair of scissors, two-pocket folder, two boxes Kleenex, wide-rule loose leaf paper, one […]
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is offering two special programs for youth to participate in science and service activities this summer: “Special Scientist” and “Student Volunteer Days”. Special Scientists Young scientists are invited to become “Special Scientists” and learn about some unique critters that are part of the amazing biodiversity of the Smokies. Registration is not required. Contact Park […]
For years, diet sodas have been touted as a way to enjoy soft drinks without the guilt. A Purdue professor is alleging that those claims are incorrect.
Dear Dr. Per Cap: I can’t save money! No matter how much I think about it and really want to do it, I just can’t seem to put anything aside out of my paycheck. What’s up with that? ~ Signed, Buffalo Nickel Dear Buffalo Nickel: Living paycheck to paycheck and not saving a dime is […]
July 27 at 7am at the Wolftown Gym and Ballfield. Corn-hole tournament, horse ride, dunk tank, Indian Ballgames, raffles, silent auction, frybread, concession. All proceeds go towards expenses to go to the Cherokee Holiday in Tahlequah, Okla.
The start of a new school year is just around the corner- Aug. 7. It’s time to shop for trendy school clothes and buy new shoes. Getting the right book bag is a must. Time to see friends once again.
July 22-26 at 6pm nightly at Big Cove Pentecostal Holiness Church. Henry and Paul Buckland, with Total Impact Ministries from Christiansburg, Va., will be the guests. Everyone is welcome.
July 23 at 7:30pm at Swain County High School. Dancing groups and musicians from Thailand, Poland, and Slovakia will perform. Admission is $16/adults and $8 (12 and under). Info: Swain County Chamber of Commerce 488-3681
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is hosting the 12th Annual Talking Trees Children’s Trout Derby on Saturday, Aug. 3. The annual event takes place at the Oconaluftee River Islands Park. Children 3-11 years old are invited to participate. Pre-registration begins Friday, Aug. 2 at 10am at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds and ends at […]
Open registration for fall travel 9U baseball for youth boys ages 8-9 will be on Monday, July 22 from 6-8 pm at the John Crowe Field #1. Info: 506-3705