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Ben Beeker, Hendersonville's 6-9 junior center, scored 35 points Friday leading the Bearcats to an 86-71 Mountain Six Conference men's basketball victory at the SM... [Read More]
Both teams struggled from the floor Saturday, but Chattanooga hit its free throws to take a 47-32 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Western Carolina... [Read More]
While 2017 was a good and productive year for many public and private institutions in North Carolina, it was a tragic year for our prison... [Read More]
It has been said that regardless of how much you prepare for winter, one is never truly prepared. That's how I felt last week as... [Read More]
With no motion made for passage, the town of Dillsboro held off on action on North Carolina's "brunch bill" at its board meeting Monday night. [Read More]
The Jackson County School Board met in a closed-door session Wednesday, Jan. 3, to discuss the search for a superintendent. [Read More]
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is the latest governmental entity to file suit against pharmaceutical manufacturers in response to the ongoing opioid addiction crisis. [Read More]
Last week's Herald brought the sad news that William Henigbaum, 96, who conducted the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra for more than two decades, died on... [Read More]
As I've aged I've always sort of looked forward to winter. With no yard to mow or weeds to whack, winter generously hands a day... [Read More]
Brandy Owenby credits a brand-new puppy with saving her family from a fire in their house Dec. 26. [Read More]
Jackson County Schools closed Thursday and Friday of last week due to extreme cold and heating systems not designed for the overnight single-digit temperatures. [Read More]
Smoky Mountain's wrestling team went 3-1 in Saturday's Enka Duals. [Read More]
Mountain Heritage rallied from an 18-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat Smoky Mountain 84-81 in non-conference men's basketball action Jan. 2 at... [Read More]
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Jackson County was largely spared the widespread confusion over the deductibility of property taxes created by the federal tax bill signed in December. [Read More]
Western Carolina University faculty members hope to help ease the strain of short-term financial emergencies for struggling students. [Read More]
The town of Dillsboro will hold a public hearing Monday, Jan. 8, at 5:20 p.m. to entertain public comment on North Carolina's "brunch bill," which... [Read More]
Smoky Mountain's men's and women's basketball teams will get back into Mountain Six Conference play Friday when Hendersonville visits the SM gym. [Read More]
Smoky Mountain's men's basketball team upset North Buncombe and nearly overcame a 24-point deficit in a loss to Tuscola at last week's Tuscola Christmas Classic. [Read More]
Smoky Mountain's women's basketball team finished the 2017 portion of its schedule 10-0 with wins over North Buncombe and Tuscola in last week's Tuscola Christmas... [Read More]