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Facebook and WordPress’ – Irreconcilable Differences will Affect Countless Websites – Will Your Be One of Them?
Facebook and WordPress’ – Irreconcilable Differences will Affect Countless Websites – Will Yours Be One of Them? UDPATE 2 10/23/2020: Since information is still unclear about how the Facebook-Instagram-Wordpress embedding scenario is going to play out, we have decided to wait until AFTER the weekend before posting possible solutions to preserving existing or establishing new…Read More
In the Air with Riley – Ziplining at the Nantahala Outdoor Center You are perched hundreds of feet above the forest floor. The silhouette of mountains on the horizon, shrouded by a thin veil of fog. A lake shimmering in the distance. A river snaking through the valley. The soothing voice of your guide, explaining…Read More
Submitted by Theresa Jo Gaffney Rotary Club of Murphy Public Information Officer Beloved Caboose Gets a Facelift Earlier in the summer, we asked our Rotary club members if there were any projects that we could help out with. Murphy Mayor Rick Ramsey, one of our Rotarians, mentioned that the train caboose behind the L&N Depot…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EWCH Announces New Patient and Visitor Entrance Process Beginning Monday, October 12, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital will implement a new patient and visitor entrance process. All patients, including emergency patients, and visitors must drive to the main entrance canopy of the hospital where they will be screened in their vehicles. After being…Read More
2nd Annual “Welcome Home Veterans” Event Honors Local Veterans If you have been alive any length of time you have encountered a Veteran. We are generally familiar with Veterans we know personally; a relative, a neighbor, a co-worker, a friend, or even just a light acquaintance. But what about all those encounters with Veterans that…Read More
State Farm Announces $25K in Grants for 40 Non-profit Organizations Dedicated to Improving their Communities
State Farm Announces $25K in Grants for 40 Non-profit Organizations Dedicated to Improving their Communities State Farms Provides Incentive for Being a Good Neighbor with the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program Neighbors across the country will soon have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®.…
From Pro Motion Rehab – July Updates
Early Trip Down Hiwassee Lake in Murphy, NC So far in “On the Road with Riley,” we have hiked, biked, and run across the Appalachian terrain. This, however, does not fully encapsulate the vast array of adventures that await in Western North Carolina. Therefore, on this outing, we took to the waters for an early…
Full Width Template On behalf of Jim Miller State Farm and Steven Aft State Farm, we want to show our appreciation by serving a delicious BARBECUE LUNCHEON to ALL CHEROKEE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL on Thursday June 18, 2020 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department/Detention Center (577 Regal St, Murphy NC…
On the Road with Riley – Jack Rabbit Trails I recently visited the Jackrabbit Mountain trail system for a mountain biking excursion with my dad. Let me begin by stating that I am by no means an expert mountain biker (hiking and running are more my forte), yet I still had an excellent experience. Jackrabbit…
WKRK LIVE – Upcoming Events, Free Resources for Re-opening Businesses, and the Kindness of Strangers THE HIGHLIGHTS Local Activities Farmer’s Market at L&N Depot will be open Saturday from 9am to 1pm Events The Legendary Ladies of Motown, Mary Wilson and Martha Reeves will be performing at the Smokey Mountain Center for Performing Arts June…
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