The following information represents the latest helpful updates we have concerning the response to Tropical Storm Alberto and the week ahead.
Stay connected to the community and read about the latest local area news for Lake Lure, North Carolina and neighboring towns within the Hickory Nut Gorge -- Lake Lure, NC, Chimney Rock, NC, Bat Cave, Gerton and Bill's Creek. Keep abreast of what's happening where you live, work and play.
Stay connected to the community and read about the latest local area news for Lake Lure, North Carolina and neighboring towns within the Hickory Nut Gorge — Lake Lure, NC, Chimney Rock, NC, Bat Cave, Gerton and Bill’s Creek. Keep abreast of what’s happening where you live, work and play.
KidSenses’ electrifying new Zap Theatre exhibit showcases a Musical Bi-Polar Tesla Coil that generates dramatic lightning bolts which pulsate in harmony to music. Only a handful of museums have this and you need to see and hear it to believe it!
Handle With Care Dog Training is open for business and is starting dog training classes at Pine Gables in Lake Lure and at Rutherford Pet Supply in Spindale.
Chimney Rock State Park is excited to announce the opening of their latest feature- Crevice Pass. This new access allows visitors to make their way through a narrow opening between two massive rocks to a landing along the Outcroppings trail.
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park will celebrate a milestone on Sunday, May 21– the Park’s 10th Anniversary as a State Park. The Park will collect canned items for Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. Enjoy a hike, cake, music and more.
Isothermal Hospitality and Tourism Institute now offers their institute program at Lake Lure Classical Academy, a new, convenient location to better serve the community. Fast-track your way to a successful career in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries!
The Town of Lake Lure will draw down the lake as much as eight feet, and possibly more, in order to address a serious repair need. The draw dawn will begin December 1st and not begin to be refilled before March 1st.
As a community, we came together and we learned that we are stronger than anything that can happen to us. We shared our homes, we opened our hearts, we helped our friends, neighbors, and family … and we gave of ourselves.
Useful fire-related resource links and critical contact information relating to the Party Rock Fire that began November 5, 2016 in Lake Lure, NC.
URGENT: Nov. 11th Update: Forest Fire at Party Rock – Evacuations Being Implemented After Major Fire Runs Overnight For Immediate Release 11/11/2016; 12:00 noon – Lake Lure – Portions of Chimney Rock and Lake Lure communities are now under evacuation orders due to the Party Rock Fire. The evacuation was prompted by a major fire run up …
The Party Rock Fire at Rumbling Bald Mountain has crossed over some of the established fire lines and has spread beyond the initial 60 acres. It’s moving north toward some areas of Rumbling Bald Resort. Evacuations may be necessary.
Breaking news updates on the Party Rock fire in Lake Lure, NC. As official updates are made available by the Town and NC Forest Service, they will be posted here. Check back as things progress.