March 25, 2017

News
NC Craft Brewers Want Freedom from Wholesale Cap

A debate is brewing in North Carolina’s growing craft-beer industry, just how much can independent brewers sell on their own, before they have to use a wholesale distributor? The current limit is 25,000 barrels a year, and while that may seem like a lot, several craft breweries say it’s limi...
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MARCH IS NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

During National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” by making small, healthy shifts in food choices when cooking at home. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend making small chan...
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House of Worship Safety Training Offered in Haywood County

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be holding its “House of Worship Safety Training” later this month, offering information to the public about the ways they can better safeguard their place of worship from those looking to do harm. The event will be held Tuesday March 21, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the...
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Naked Breaking and Entering Suspect in Custody

On March 4, 2017, at approximately 7:52 PM, Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Ford Road in Warne in reference to a breaking and entering. Sheriff Davis said the victim in this case returned home to find her back door open, with broken glass on her porch, and a bloody mess in her kitchen. She ....
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Project SEARCH(R) open house is March 14 at Harris Regional

Where most of the world sees limitations, Project SEARCH® sees potential. Instructors in Southwestern Community College’s one-year internship program are looking for even more high-potential students to enroll this fall, so they’re holding an open house for young adults with disabilities and goals of co...
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Grant dollars will help WNC farms grow

A total of $201,000 has been awarded to 35 farm businesses in Western North Carolina as part of this year’s WNC Agricultural Options grant cycle. The grants, which individually totaled $3,000 or $6,000, funded a variety of projects. Jessica and Aron Wher of Graham County’s Wehrloom Honey, for example, w...
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Solar eclipse viewing tickets on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the Great American Solar Eclipse in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, available on a first-come, first-served basis for $30 apiece. A total eclipse of the sun will occur in the region the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 21, and the park is partnering with NASA, Southwestern...
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