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  1. Whitney Madden stands in front of her business, Source for Well-Being, located at 302 Montreat Road in Black Mountain. Madden and the Town of Black Mountain have been in a zoning dispute for over a year. File Photo

    BATTLE CONTINUES OVER SOURCE'S FATE

    The battle between Source for Well-Being and the Town of Black Mountain re-entered the spotlight at Monday night's aldermen meeting. An overflow crowd brought over 30 speakers to the podium to voice both sides of the zoning issue.

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    A 'Pillar to the Sky'

    'Optimistic,' New York Times best-selling author and Montreat College professor William (Bill) Forstchen answers when asked to describe his new book in one word.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Town to take back control of golf course

    The Black Mountain Board of Aldermen were expected to vote to approve the termination of the Town's contract with Billy Casper Golf at Monday's meeting, but the issue will require a special session meeting on Thursday before the board can vote, while atto

    • 10:06 AM
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    Freshman Lindsey Slone brings the ball up the field against Mitchell. Photo by Fred McCormick

    STINGY WARLASSIES

    The Owen High School Warlassie soccer team's streak of shutouts ended at 12 straight games on Friday night. They beat North Henderson 2 - 1. It was their 13th win in a row.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Shift into hope

    Albert Camus, the 20th century philosopher, once wrote: 'There is only one serious philosophical question, and that is suicide.' In doing so, he unwittingly gave us a new route to hope.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Due to finding themselves in a situation where the income does not cover the expenses, the owners of the Madison Inn have closed the restaurant and inn. Photo By Rhea Busick

    Madison Inn regretfully closes its doors

    Rhea Busick and Jason DeBlaere became the owners of the Madison Inn and Restaurant in Black Mountain in June of 2010.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Why bother, you'll just have to do it all over again

    Sometimes our daily activities seem redundant, to put it politely. We wash the dishes, and before long dirty ones reappear. Make the bed, pull down the covers to sleep, there we are next day remaking the bed.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Obituaries

    Obituaries

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Letters to the editor

    The Owen Middle School Gravity Games Team would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of our team's efforts in Lenoir on April 5: Graybeard Realty, Epic Cycles, Town Hardware, Grey Eagle IT, Good Help, Barbara Bell in honor of Lo

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    This Week

    This Week

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  2. The entire King family following the birth of Aubree Jane King on March 18. Photo provided by Hillary King

    Local soldier celebrates a new addition

    In 2012, local soldier Lance Corporal Andrew King was graduating from Marine basic training at the same time that his son, Landon, was born.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    The Lefty Williams Band will perform at Pisgah Brewing Company on Friday, April 11. Photo by Steve Moore

    The Lefty Williams Band to play Pisgah Brewing

    The Lefty Williams Band will be making a stop at Pisgah Brewing Company on Friday, April 11, while touring to promote 'All In,' the band's EP scheduled for release on August 21. The band's frontman, Jason '

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    Buncombe County Community High School students and Warren Wilson College students participated in an engaged learning project - making and launching rockets. Pictured are Eve Rumph, Claire Doemland, Warren Wilson College student facilitator, Zane Waddell, Nicholas Dean, Brittney Buckner, Dr. Annie Jonas, Warren Wilson College instructor, and Summer Kirkpatrick, Buncombe County Community High School teacher. Photo by Barbara Hootman

    Engaged learning is uplifting

    Warren Wilson college students have been engaged in an in-service-learning partnership with Buncombe County Community High School (BC-CHS) students for this school year.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    Sophomore Brady Parker leads the Warhorses in strikeouts halfway through the season. Photo provided by Paula Williams

    Owen baseball looks to get on track against league foes

    The Owen High School baseball team has managed to hold on tight through a roller coaster ride the first half of the season.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    Source for Well Being and the Town of Black Mountain

    As the newest member of the Black Mountain Board of Aldermen, I felt it prudent and appropriate to set forth my understanding of the conflict between The Source and the Town of Black Mountain.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    Shift into better health

    If you knew for certain that a simple exercise would bring you better health, would you do it?

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    It doesn't matter if there are fresh green leaves on the trees or not wild turkeys are courting. The male (Tom) is strutting to impress the females that seem to be unaware of his efforts. Photo provided by Cindy Medlock

    Spring establishes itself as a season

    With April's arrival, spring is sure of itself, and not so shy. The serious business of pairing and nesting are at hand.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    Obituaries

    Eva Ruth (Marlowe) Miller passed away on Friday, April 3, 2014, at her home. She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mabel Marlowe; husband, Joseph Miller; daughters, Linda, Sherry, and Debbie; and brothers; Burgin and Johnny Marlowe.

    • Apr. 8, 2014
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    Letters to the editor

    Dear Editor: While I appreciate Brother Brown's witness, the church is much more than his brief attempt to define. The church is to be the conscience of the community - a hospital for sinners - not a museum for saints.

    • Apr. 8, 2014

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