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With the number of emergency calls increasing across the county, hospital officials maintain a 24-hour crew is needed to cut response times in the Qualla... [Read More]
A new location for Heritage Christian Academy's daycare services will allow more Jackson County students to receive preschool education. [Read More]
The Jackson County Health Department and Department of Social Services could become one, but the decision will likely come down to a single commissioner: Republican... [Read More]
Owners of the Jarrett House in Dillsboro have filed for bankruptcy protection, but its president, Constantine Roumel, says the landmark inn and diner will open... [Read More]
Hikers might soon reach the top of Black Rock using a new trail, one step in an ongoing effort to fix erosion problems in Pinnacle... [Read More]
Geologists have finished a landslide-mapping project for Jackson County, explaining, in some cases, why some areas are more prone to slides than others. [Read More]
Taxi drivers and their passengers are each looking at having to pay more, thanks to state-mandated changes to insurance that start this week. [Read More]
Officials have chosen a legal firm to help the county battle a lawsuit filed by an out-of-state developer. [Read More]
Local governments in Western North Carolina need money and additional resources to solve the growing opioid-drug epidemic, local and regional officials said Tuesday. [Read More]
A long-awaited sidewalk for Skyland Drive in Sylva is finally coming together. [Read More]
Local governments in Western North Carolina need money and additional resources to solve the growing opioid-drug epidemic, Jackson County Sheriff Chip Hall and other regional... [Read More]
It seems to be anybody's guess as to exactly how many Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, often referred to as "Dreamers," there are in... [Read More]
Violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month sparked changes in Sylva that police officers say are necessary to keep local demonstrators safe. [Read More]
Officials with the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce want businesses in southern Jackson County to be allowed to sell alcohol on Sunday mornings. [Read More]
School leaders say the drinking water at Blue Ridge School is safe. Commissioners asked Tuesday they provide a more detailed testing plan later this month,... [Read More]
Airport officials will try to accommodate as many people for Monday's solar eclipse as the Jackson County Airport can hold. [Read More]
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Everything is falling into place for two pre-kindergarten classrooms, set to open this August in Jackson County, school leaders say, but there isn't space to... [Read More]
Two days after a July 18 public meeting, a Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority board member sent an email questioning the group's cheery reaction to... [Read More]
Recent tests for Scotts and Savannah creeks near Sylva show levels of fecal coliform and E. coli unsafe for summer swimming. [Read More]