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January 22, 2020

Waynesville Investigation Continues

The Waynesville Police Department continues to investigate the incident that occurred at 136 Long Street on the morning of January 21st . The deceased has been identified as Cynthia Lynn Smith, 38 of Waynesville as well as Cynthia’s unborn baby girl, Riley Quinn Smith. Cynthia was 4 months pregnant. Rob...
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New Elective Benefits Provider Chosen for School Employees

SYLVA, NC – Jackson County Public Schools is pleased to announce the selection of Mark III as the new elective benefits provider for the district’s nearly 500 fulltime employees.  Executive Director of Human Resources Dr. Kevin Bailey said Mark III was chosen because of cost savings, an A+ rating for al...
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Help Locate This Runaway Juvenile

UPDATE: 01/18/2020: Ms. Ward has been located with the assistance from a citizen and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.   Deputies located her in the Dick’s Creek Community of Jackson County a short time ago after being brought back into N.C. today. She is now being assisted by North Carolina Juven...
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Blocked ID Law May Still Influence NC Primary Turnout

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolinians will not have to show photo identification to vote in the upcoming primary election. A federal judge in Greensboro has temporarily blocked the voter ID bill from going into effect. State lawmakers passed the controversial bill in 2018, and it was challenged by the...
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