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Blog :: 11-2016

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Christmas is coming to Burnsville!

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2nd Annual Christmas Caroling on the Burnsville Town Square

The Town of Burnsville and the Yancey Times Journal are co-sponsoring the 2nd Annual Christmas Caroling on the Burnsville Town Square Friday December 9th from 5:00pm-7:30pm.  Stores and restaurants will be open late so that you can also get in some holiday shopping and dine while [...]

Asheville's Housing Market Continues to Thrive!

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Asheville's Housing Market Continues to Thrive

Encouraging forecasts for the Asheville housing market revolve around an impending population boom. Census data put Asheville’s population at 87,236 last year, while Buncombe County, which includes Asheville, was home to just under 248,000 people in 2013, a number projected to rise to 254,601 [...]

Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum

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Winter Lights

November 18, 2016 – January 1, 2017

Open Nightly: 6 – 10 p.m.

Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. Open nightly November 18, 2016 – January 1, 2017, from 6 to 10 p.m., Winter Lights is an outdoor holiday light exhibit placed throughout the Arboretum’s [...]

The Christmas "A" Fair

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11/12 The Christmas “A”Fair

by  2016

November 12th, 9am – 3pm

Hosted by the Yancey County Schools Foundation
This is an event where Direct Sales and Local Vendors come together in one place to market their products.

All funds raised from this event will be given to various teachers in the community that have special classroom projects that


Happy Veteran's Day!

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BLT Classic Movie Club to Screen "The Best Years of Our Lives"


The Burnsville Little Theatre's Classic Movie Club will pay tribute to Veteran's Day by showing the 1946 classic film “The Best Years Of Our Lives”. This enduring classic remains perhaps the best film ever made about the hardships endured by soldiers returning home from [...]