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William Hemphill, candidate for Sheriff of Transylvania County, will be at the center on Sunday, October 16th from2 pm – 5 pm. Residents from East Fork, Dunn’s Rock, Connestee, and Cedar Mountain are invited to come out and meet him. BBQ and desserts will be served.


The annual Book Sale in the large Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library in Brevard (212 South Gaston Street) is in progress. For those looking for a bargain - on Thursday, Oct. 13th, already half-priced books will have a lower price penciled in. And on Friday, Oct. 14 their last day, you pay only $5.00 for as many books as you can stuff into an Ingles milk carton box. The phone number of the Transylvania County Library in Brevard is: (828) 884-3151.


On October 22 there will be a blood drive held at the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue Station starting at 8:30 am and ending at 12:30 pm. It is recommended that you make an appointment with the Red Cross now. Appointments can be made at


The Cedar Mountain Trunk or Treat will be held in the Studio276/CMM parking field on Sunday, October 30th from 5-7 pm. All kiddos are encouraged to dress up in their costumes!

Want to Trunk with us? Please send an email to Donating Treats? Kindly drop contributions in the back of the Willy Honka truck under the carport. Thank you!


The Cedar Mountain Community Center, 10635 Greenville Highway, Cedar Mountain, NC, is hosting its second annual Handcrafted Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, November 5th from 9 am to 3 pm. A wonderful assortment of handcrafted items by skilled local artisans will be available for purchase. Christmas is just around the corner! Come and enjoy all of our local businesses and everything that Cedar Mountain has to offer! Plan to make a day of it. Grab a bite to eat and drink, check out our local businesses, and see all that Cedar Mountain has to offer.


Monday was the last day of league play for 2022. That meant a three-club tourney on the front nine and the league championship on the back nine. Four women played for the league championship: Peggy Baldwin, Roz Banks, Georgie Osterc and Nancy Waclawek. The winner and new club champion: Peggy Baldwin. The winner of the three-club tourney: Sandy Eidson. After play, we gathered at the Cedar Mountain Outpost for lunch and the distribution of awards. Although organized league play is over for this year, play will continue Monday mornings throughout the fall and winter. Through October, play starts at 10 a.m. In November (after the time change), play will start at 11 a.m., or whenever the frost is gone from the course (temperature at least 40 degrees). Show up and play - that's the rules. Organized league play will start again in April 2023. Look for details about the season in March from the board, made up of Sue Wojcik, president; Diane Garvey, vice president; Sandy Eidson, secretary, and Nancy Waclawek, treasurer. At the luncheon, the women thanked Gloria Clouse (outgoing president) and Karen Gleasman (outgoing vice president) for their leadership and dedication to the group. The Sherwood league is built around the idea that golf is fun. If you're new to the game, are rusty, or have played a lot, come join us now during informal play or in April during league play. We would love to add new members to our group from the area. Ladies, if you have questions, reach out to the Sherwood Forest clubhouse (Brian or Justin) or contact Nancy Waclawek, board member, ( See you at Sherwood!


To rent the Cedar Mountain Community center please contact us well before your event. Please send an email to with your proposed date as soon as possible. You may also apply online at

AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Packer Young

On Monday my honey and I drove up to the parkway to see the fall splendor aka fall colors. We were not disappointed although there was a haze that dimmed the glorious colors a little. We had heard that the Monarch butterflies were scarce this year due to climate change. We saw a single Monarch flit away to the south and wished it a safe journey.

To top it off we treated ourselves to ice cream cones at Dolly’s. Dolly’s is at the southern entrance to Pisgah National Forest on Hwy 276 going north. They will be closing for the season on the 23rd so if you have a hankering for great ice cream you better get on down there now.

After attempting to weed-eat our yard with a new weed eater, we gave in to our feebleness and hired someone to do it at a reasonable price. I hate to admit defeat but we just can’t walk on side hills anymore. I’ll let you know how it turns out.

As “old” kids we decided to start decorating our mailbox for the various holidays. I took off the magnetic butterflies and gave them a vacation for the winter. It is now adorned with a big black, mean-looking spider and a BOO sign. Turkey day is next.

Post note: Thank you for reading the Cedar Mountain News. We are here to ensure you know what is happening in the neighborhood and elsewhere in the area. Your input is welcomed.

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