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Student Spotlight: An artist makes her mark as a tattoo apprentice

Aleaha Waldroup, a fine arts major, is trading her paint and brushes for ink, needles and human canvases as an apprentice at a tattoo shop in Hayesville, North Carolina.   Waldroup enrolled at WCU in 2018 hoping to get a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in painting. Instead of finishing […]

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Gemini Tattoo shop now open in Sylva 

A new tattoo shop, Gemini Tattoo and Body Piercing, is up and running in Sylva beside Cook Out. The studio, established by Curtis Lamoureux, opened July 2022.  The shop is open from noon to 10 p.m. weekdays and noon to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Gemini Tattoo currently has two artists, […]