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Penelope is a one-year-old diluted calico with beautiful markings and very soft eyes. Penelope was rescued along with her mother and three brothers PJ, Pixie and Petie in the Wood Poppy View section of Wildcat in July 2019. After their rescue and examination by BCAR’s veterinarian, they were…

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Joe Tipton, builder of the High Gap Park walking trail system in Big Canoe, is the recipient of the 2020 Big Canoe President’s Award, given to the person who epitomizes volunteerism and contributes substantially to improving Big Canoe. He received 52 nominations from Big Canoe residents. On …

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Americans have far too many reasons to be angry. And far too many of those reasons involve matters of life and death and dignity. I could fill this page with reasons for anger and still not have listed all of them. It appears to me that the major sticking point in America’s anger is politics…

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Big Canoe Travel Club members have another chance to book the club’s most popular group trip originally scheduled for this August that had to be cancelled due to the Corona virus. Mike Ziegenbalg of Dream Vacations and Monika Pasquerelllo of Princess Cruises announced at the July 15 Zoom mee…

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No fruit on your tomato plants is likely due to the weather. Tomatoes thrive in warm, sunny conditions, but temperature extremes can prevent otherwise healthy plants from setting fruit. 

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Today’s savvy consumers don’t want to serve their families food grown three continents away with the aid of chemicals then shipped by boat, truck and who knows what to their area.

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Great Decisions is one of the several life-long learning programs offered here at Big Canoe through the Knowledge Series. This is an initial call for pre-registration for anyone who may be interested in participating in interactive, non-partisan, foreign policy discussions in Big Canoe!  We …

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Keep your garden looking its best and reduce your workload by enlisting practices that provide multiple benefits. Your garden will flourish and you’ll have more time to enjoy its beauty. 

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For the sixth year in a row the Georgia Press Association awarded Smoke Signals first place for General Excellence in its annual Better Newspaper Contest division. Smoke Signals received a total of 32 awards—20 for advertising and 12 for editorial excellence.