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  1. Elizabeth Padgett

    All they want for CHRISTMAS is ...

    • Dec. 16, 2014

    If you don't believe in Santa Claus any more, or your Christmas spirit is lagging, stop for a moment and talk to a six-year-old who is making a list for Santa, and anticipating the big day of his arrival with expectations fueled by boundless energy.

  1. Owen lunch experience yielding tasty results

    • Dec. 16, 2014

    It's lunchtime at Owen High, and students are grabbing their food from the cafeteria and heading into the hallways.

  2. Community rallies around 'Sweet Home Swannanoa House'

    • Dec. 16, 2014

    Community is an important aspect of Swannanoa's identity. With a rich history that includes deep ties to Beacon Manufacturing, Swannanoans have been helping one another since the Valley was settled more than 200 years ago.

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