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 By Carol Dodson    Lifestyles 

Dunn's Rock News

Garden Update After almost a solid week of rain, Dunn's Rock gardeners have been happy to return to their rows. Gail and Tom Buchanan report that their potatoes, beans, squash and... — Updated 6/3/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Party Parade The good folks of Whiskey Creek formed a caravan last week to celebrate the 34th birthday of one of their beloved neighbors, Kathleen Lee. Kathleen's mother, Robin... — Updated 5/6/2020

 

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Life Behind The Mask Most folks are having to get by these days without their greatest superpower – their smiles. I realized this the other day at the post office, as I grinned... — Updated 4/22/2020

 
 By Carol Dodson    Features

Brevard Ballerinas Continue To Dance

While some activities might have come to a sudden halt with the advent of COVID-19 restrictions, the dancers of Brevard Ballet have kept their leotards and ballet slippers on. When... — Updated 4/15/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Staying Home In Dunn’s Rock You have to admit that if you’re required to stay in place, Dunn’s Rock is not a bad place to be, especially with the beauty of spring all around... — Updated 4/8/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Driker, Not On The AT By the time last week's Dunn's Rock News hit the press, Driker (the Dunn's Rock hiker) was home from the trail. After hiking all day Tuesday, he received... — Updated 3/25/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program The dinner and program that was scheduled for today has been cancelled. The community center board looks forward to rescheduling once the risk of the spread of... — Updated 3/18/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program Join us for the first community center dinner and program of the year on Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m. The evening will begin with a dinner of Gary Compton's... — Updated 3/12/2020

 

Dunn's Rock News

Dinner And Program This month’s dinner and program on Thursday, Nov. 21, will feature Dunn’s Rock neighbor Lonnie Watkins, N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) district engineer for Transylvania, Henderson and Polk counties.... — Updated 11/6/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

A Team To Remember After tucking into a hardy meal of pinto beans and cornbread, made with locally grown and milled corn, folks at the Dunn’s Rock Community Center returned to the world of 1963 last Thursday. They were... — Updated 10/23/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Wookie Who I Met Every now and then, as I've talked to folks about growing up or living in Dunn's Rock, the name Wookie has come up. "Who is Wookie?" I'd ask. I got the chance to... — Updated 9/30/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

A Lesson On Cherokee History Joe McGaha came prepared for Yvonne Dickson-McCall’s presentation on Cherokee history. Over the years of gardening at his home off Walnut Hollow... — Updated 6/26/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

May Dinner And Program The Dunn's Rock Community Center Dinner and Program on Thursday, May 16, will feature Sarah and Jeff Carter, the owners of Rockbrook Camp for Girls (RBC).... — Updated 5/1/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Seeing Is Believing The video Ken McJunkin showed at the Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner last Thursday made believers out of those in attendance who wondered whether structures... — Updated 4/24/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Tonight's Dinner And Program If you missed having your favorite breakfast foods this morning, never fear. The Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner tonight at 6 p.m. will feature... — Updated 4/17/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

New In The Neighborhood Back in 1987, Tim and Mary Murray bought the white farmhouse, which sits east of the Greenville Highway facing pastoral fields and a western mountain vista.... — Updated 4/10/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Barbecue And Stories Gary Compton's barbecue did not disappoint the throngs of folks who attended last week's Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner. While some folks visited with... — Updated 3/27/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Tonight's The Night Join your neighbors tonight at 6 p.m. for the first Dunn's Rock Community Center dinner of the year. Gary Compton's cooked up some delicious barbecue, which will... — Updated 3/20/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Community Center Dinners Are Back Neighbors and friends are invited to see the improvements that have been made to the Dunn's Rock Community Center during its first dinner and... — Updated 3/6/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

A Painter With A View Carolyn Trapp wakes every morning to a view of the ever-changing face of Dunn's Rock and the beauty of the river valley over which it towers. She never takes... — Updated 2/20/2019

 

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Mark Your Calendars On March 21, Dunn's Rock Community Center will hold a renovation celebration. A barbecue dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by a sharing of stories about... — Updated 2/6/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Community Center Update There's still a lot of cleaning, painting, building and rearranging going on at the Dunn's Rock Community Center. It's looking good folks. We'll have a big... — Updated 1/30/2019

 

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Dressed Up And Ready For A Party It might be my imagination, but when I drove past the Dunn's Rock Community Center on Saturday, the old building seemed to be sitting a little more... — Updated 1/17/2019

 

Dunn's Rock News

Inside Work There have been a lot of busy beavers at the Dunn's Rock Community Center this week. Dewey Aiken, his grandson, Reese Ratcliff, and Janet Robertson cleaned out the... — Updated 1/9/2019

 
 By Carol Dodson    Arts

Dodson's 'Big Boy' – Brevard NC

(Carol Dodson's essay "Big Boy" developed from a lighthearted prompt about National Chicken Boy Day. Chicken Boy is an old Route 66 statue that once stood above a diner in... — Updated 1/23/2017

 

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