Posts Categorized: Local Stories

WNC’s Rutherfordton, N.C. Launches Four New Trails

Rutherfordton Trails

Located in western North Carolina, the Town of Rutherfordton is introducing four new trails just in time for spring strolls and family outings. The four trails include the Gold Mile, Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Kid’s Main Street Safari and Purple Martin Greenway. The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting to officially launch the… Read more »

New LLAC Executive Director!


After an extensive search process, the Board of Directors of the Lake Lure Classical Academy is delighted to announce the appointment of Thomas G. Keever as the school’s new Executive Director. The Executive Director will be instrumental by providing the instructional, operational, and administrative leadership necessary to ensure the success of the school. 

Carnivorous Plants Galore

by Clint Calhoun, Meanderings and Ponderings of Clint CalhounAs I rose from a good night’s sleep on the morning of June 11, I was strangely anxious.  All the arrangements had been made and everything seemed to be in order.  Perhaps it was more a feeling of anticipation than anxiety.  Sore from a long hike the… Read more »

What is a Church Family?

by Amy Spanjers The Children’s Sunday School Class at Bat Cave Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration recently set out to answer the question, “What is a church family?”  The relationship that develops between the adult members of a church and that church’s children is a relationship that brings joy to all members of a congregation…. Read more »