September 14, 2015


By all key measures the 109th Canton Labor Day Festival presented by Champion Credit Union was a huge success.  Total guest turn-out between all of the events over the three-day holiday weekend was estimated at 13,000.  On Saturday, 1,500 Joe Lasher Jr. fans swarmed a...

September 4, 2015


We are honored and honestly a bit star struck to have Balsam Range headlining the Papertown Bluegrass Jamboree on Sunday.  The band has brought national acclaim to Western North Carolina and their artistry has certainly put Canton back on the map.  If Canton was only...

September 4, 2015


Introducing the Presenting Sponsor for the 109th Canton Labor Day Festival: Champion Credit Union.

In 1932, the employees of Champion Fibre Company founded Champion Savings and Loan, known today as Champion Credit Union. For over 83 years, we have been serving the comm...

September 3, 2015


It is likely that the words "funk music" and "Canton" have never shared the same sentence, but we're re-writing our history book this weekend.  We sought out the most dynamic, up and coming band to headline the WNC Country Roots & Rock Experience on Saturday night and...

September 1, 2015


The Snyder Family Band from Lexington, NC, performs a blend of family friendly music that appeals to all ages and audiences. What the listener will find exciting about a Snyder Family Band show is how these young musicians take from multiple genres and create a unique...

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