Eagle’s Nest Early Learning Center & Preschool in Waynesville has a coveted five-star rating and a waiting list. Yet, there are empty slots.

This year, all proceeds raised through The Mountaineer’s Holiday Challenge will go to Mountain Projects where funds will be used to help flood victims and others stay warm for the winter. Contributions so far include:

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Just a day after battling to a 69-64 road win over Erwin, Pisgah boys basketball (2-1) returned home to take on Cherokee (0-2) Wednesday night. After leading by as many as 16 in the third quarter, the Bears withstood a furious Braves comeback attempt to claim a tight 60-57 victory.