d91a760d-be2d-403f-8bbe-b418e622c744-medium16x9_dog3(WLOS News 13)  If you plan to attend festivals and parades in Waynesville, you can now take your dog with you.

For years, the town banned dogs at festivals because of concerns about incidents like tripping over leashes, dogs nipping at each other or people or the canines leaving messes. But after a year of study, including trial runs of allowing dogs at a couple events, the board of aldermen voted to lift the ban.

View the full report by Rex Hodge HERE>