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  1. First Presbyterian Church of Swannanoa was originally called Piney Church. The photo shows the church in 1913.

    CELEBRATION AND SADNESS

    • Oct. 22, 2014

    First Presbyterian Church of Swannanoa is closing with the celebration of its 220th anniversary. The church and adjacent cemetery, Piney Grove, date back to 1784, and are historically significant to the area.

  1. Police solve business break-ins

    • Oct. 22, 2014

    An early morning alarm at Hunters & Treasures on East State Street alerted the Black Mountain Police Department to several break-ins that occurred within close proximity of the business on October 10.

  2. Local winners in the annual Asheville Quilt Show

    • Oct. 22, 2014

    Two Valley quilters earned accolades at the recent Asheville Quilt Show.

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