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  1. Jim Bourdy carries as many bottles of his recently bottled porter as he can after completing the process of brewing the beer at home. Photo by Megan Bannerman

    Home brew fever catching on in Valley

    It is no secret that Western North Carolina is quickly becoming a beer lover's paradise. But for Black Mountain resident Jim Bourdy, quality craft beer is even closer than it is for most.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Betty Martinez-Sperry, assistant in the dual language immersion program at W.D. Williams Elementary School, works with a group of kindergarten students who are learning to read in Spanish. Photo provided by W.D. Williams Elementary School

    Youngest students start learning Spanish

    Some of W.D. Williams Elementary's kindergartners start their day not only with a 'good morning,' but a 'buenos dias.'

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Don Talley at the White Horse Black Mountain. Photo courtesy of Shelly Frome

    Call of the Valley: White Horse's Don Talley

    It's been said you should never lose sight of your adventurous inner child. It's also been said you need a home base that sustains you. But how can you have both? From all indications, Don Talley has found an answer.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Folklore weather predictors say that the black woolly worm is sign of cold weather through winter. Photo by Barbara Hootman

    Late October is a time of hoarding in nature

    Fall in the Valley is full of abundance

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Jamie and Brent Bookwalter talk with brothers William and Thompson Jones as their parents Avery and Bobby look on before a bike ride at the N.C. Arboretum. 8/5/13 (rabradle@gannett.com)

    Bookwalter Binge brings pro cyclists through town

    The streets of Black Mountain will be lined with cyclists of every skill level on November 1, when the inaugural running of the Bookwalter Binge Charity Gran Fondo gets underway from Pisgah Brewing Co. Professional cyclist Brent Bookwalter, and his wife Jamie, are hosting the event that will bring several professional riders to the Valley.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    The Travers Brothership will be playing at New Mountain Asheville on Saturday. Photo provided by Kyle Travers

    Travers Brothership to play with Taj Mahal

    Travers Brothership, the band founded by Owen High School graduates and twin brothers Kyle and Eric Travers, continues to make waves in the music scene, both locally and nationally.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Cool breeze, brilliant leaves: It's fall in the mountains

    Now we have the unpredictable days of autumn. Today started out cloudy, teased us with about five minutes of sun, then reverted to cloudy and cool, on the way to cold. Inside, the day started late and proceeded from there.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Obituaries

    Robert Edward Gill (Buster) of Henderson County passed away on October 18, 2014.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Letters to the editor

    There are many more reasons to elect Thom Tillis to the US Senate, then simply to defeat 'Pro/Obama 90 percent of the times' Kay Hagan. His election probably means a shift to GOP control of the Senate. And what does that mean?

    • Oct. 28, 2014
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    Brent Hayner and Dwayne Wright, part time firefighters at the Broad River Volunteer Fire Station, will be helping to celebrate the new station renovation at this Saturday's open house. 5/9/07 - Erin Brethauer Erin Brethauer (ebrethau@citizen-times.com)

    Announcements for this week

    The Broad River Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Inc. annual corporate meeting is 7 p.m.

    • Oct. 28, 2014
  2. First Presbyterian Church of Swannanoa was originally called Piney Church. The photo shows the church in 1913. Photo provided by Jane Hansel

    CELEBRATION AND SADNESS

    First Presbyterian Church of Swannanoa is closing with the celebration of its 220th anniversary. The church and adjacent cemetery, Piney Grove, date back to 1784, and are historically significant to the area.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Police solve business break-ins

    An early morning alarm at Hunters & Treasures on East State Street alerted the Black Mountain Police Department to several break-ins that occurred within close proximity of the business on October 10.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Stephanie Wilds won the viewers choice award in the annual Asheville Quilt Show with her quilt, 'Gatheringd.' The same quilt won first place in the special quilt techniques category. Photo provided by the Asheville Quilt Show

    Local winners in the annual Asheville Quilt Show

    Two Valley quilters earned accolades at the recent Asheville Quilt Show.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Jager Gardner runs through the open field by himself during a 192-yard performance against Madison. Photo by Fred McCormick

    RUNNING INTO HISTORY

    Jager Gardner is a lot of things to a lot of people.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Fall sunsets in the mountains are spectacular. Photo by Barbara Hootman

    Autumn is a season of transition

    Autumn has settled in, bringing plentiful rain this year. The rain is full of weary leaves and October chill.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Richard DuBose named president of Montreat Conference Center

    Montreat Conference Center's Board of Directors has named Richard T. DuBose the 15th president of the Mountain Retreat Association, succeeding the Rev. Dr. Albert G. 'Pete' Peery, Jr. , who announced his retirement on March 20.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Reliving four natural encounters

    Even though Bob and I are lovers of nature, quiet and camping, we don't experience such treasures as often as we'd like. Until recently, we had not been camping in our old Ford van for a couple of years.

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    Letters to the editor

    Bounty & Soul, a local non-profit organization dedicated to ending food insecurity through distribution of nutritious food and health and wellness education, was honored to receive $300 to help with their operational costs raised by a charity event, Septe

    • Oct. 22, 2014
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    This Week

    Hand in Hand will be offering smoked turkeys as a fundraiser for Hand in Hand. Smoking day is Tuesday, November 25. $35 each. Call Lois Nix to order 669-7868.

    • Oct. 22, 2014

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