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coverIt is the heartbeat of a town and its people.

While some communities pride themselves on their Christmas, 4th of July or Memorial Day festivities, the town of Canton showcases Labor Day — a time every year when any and all cheer the workingman, the blue-collar nature of a place as special and unique as its inhabitants.

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Music lineup
Memories for a lifetime
In her own words
So, why Canton?

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:43

Balsam Range, Porch 40 to play Canton Labor Day

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art labordayThe 109th Canton Labor Day Festival will be held Sept 5-7 at Sorrells Street Park in downtown.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:22

So, why Canton?

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art whycantonIt’s a question I get a lot. “Why do you like Canton so much?”

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:21

In her own words

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art herwordsStrolling Main Street in downtown Canton mid-morning, the steam stacks of nearby Evergreen Packaging rise high into another bluebird sky day in Haywood County. Train cars shuffle to and fro in the rail yard surrounding the enormous paper mill.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:18

Memories for a lifetime

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art smathersSitting down next to each other, it’s pretty apparent that Pat and Zeb Smathers are father and son.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:07

Dazzling Dahlias

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art dahliaThe fourth annual Dazzling Dahlia Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Highlands Rec Park and Civic Center.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:06

Chinese acrobats onstage in Cullowhee

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art acrobatsThe Golden Dragon Acrobats will bring the 2,000-year tradition of Chinese acrobatics to the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the John W. Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:05

Wildlife photo exhibit in Macon

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art wildlifephotoThere will be a wildlife photography exhibit showcasing the works of Ed & Cindy Boos through the month of September at the Macon County Public Library.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:03

Folk Festival returns to Lake Junaluska

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art folkfestMountain music, dancing and tradition will be on display once again as the 45th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival celebrates the culture and heritage of Western North Carolina Sept. 4-5 on the shores of Lake Junaluska.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 15:19

Tony Award musical at HART

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art hartThe Stephen Sondheim Broadway hit comedy “Company” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-5 and at 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 15:08

Griffin photography exhibit at WCU

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art photogAn exhibition of works by photographer Cathryn Griffin will be on display through Friday, Sept. 25, in the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 15:02

RailFest rolls into Bryson City

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art railfestThe 14th annual RailFest will be held Sept. 5-6 at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad depot in Bryson City.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 15:01

Steve Miller Band to play Cherokee

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art stevemillerLegendary rock act The Steve Miller Band will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at Harrah’s Cherokee.