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Last week's tropical storm felled many trees in the county, which created many long hours of chainsaw use to clear roadways and dangerous hanging trees... [Read More]
The decision to oust the incumbent mayor of North Carolina's largest city came down to a margin of just 3,398 voters – 0.6 percent of... [Read More]
Following investigators' review of video footage, Mark Norman knows how his 6-year-old son died – knowing and accepting, however, are different matters. [Read More]
Tammy Hooper was sworn in Sept. 14 as the first female police chief in Sylva's history. [Read More]
Jackson County Commissioner Mickey Luker told a Sheriff's Office employee to "suck it up and think dirty thoughts" after she complained on social media about... [Read More]
A Caney Fork man died in a fire at his residence early Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Big plays provided by the usual suspects carried Western Carolina to its second straight non-conference win Saturday night. [Read More]
Now the real drama begins for the Western Carolina football team. [Read More]
Smoky Mountain will travel to Tuscola for a non-conference football game Friday. [Read More]
Smoky Mountain defeated Swain 25-16, 25-15, 24-26, 25-22 in non-conference volleyball action Saturday at the SM gym. [Read More]
The Jackson County Genealogical Society, winner of Western Carolina University's 2012 Mountain Heritage Award, will host its annual Cruise-In fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 1, from... [Read More]
Talk about repeat customers – Shirley's Boutique practically defined the concept. [Read More]
At least they don't bite humans. [Read More]
After five cases of rabies this year in North Carolina livestock, State Veterinarian Doug Meckes says other livestock owners should consider having their animals vaccinated. [Read More]
Genaro Carcamo scored twice and had an assist as Smoky Mountain defeated Polk 4-1 in non-conference soccer action Sept. 20 at Carr Hooper Stadium/Babe Howell... [Read More]
Smoky Mountain's women's cross country team edged North Buncombe 52-54 to win Saturday's meet at Cherokee. [Read More]
Smoky Mountain's tennis team won five of six singles matches en route to a 6-3 Mountain Six Conference win at Brevard last Thursday. [Read More]
Western Carolina did enough on offense to give itself a chance of pulling off an upset against Hawaii in Honolulu early Sunday morning. [Read More]
There's always been something freakish about fairs, and despite the demise of yesteryear's sideshows of bearded ladies and sword swallowers, the promise of seeing something... [Read More]
A few years ago, Pew Research Center found only 48 percent of American adults directly take part in civic groups or activities. Less than 40... [Read More]