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May 24, 2017

Dr. Murray Resigns from Jackson County Schools

Superintendent of Jackson County School System Dr. Michael Murray announced on Tuesday that he would be resigning from his position of Superintendent of Jackson County and has accepted the position of Superintendent of Cherokee Central Schools. Murrays’ last day with Jackson County Schools is June 30th....
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Roadeo Determines Best of the West

We now know who’s best in the far west. More than 100 N.C. Department of Transportation employees from the ten westernmost counties tested their skills on May 10 and 11 operating the heavy machinery they use daily to improve the roads for visitors and North Carolina residents. The competition, known as...
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Expect Good Late Variety Blueberry Crop

Despite a late March freeze that affected early varieties of blueberries grown in North Carolina, marketing specialists with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services anticipate plenty of later varieties available for consumers to enjoy. “This has been an unusual growing season for local...
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From nips to actual attacks, animal bites can be a serious problem.  The Jackson County Animal Shelter offers these tips on how to avoid animal bites as well as what to do if you or someone you love is bitten. Start by being calm and respecting an animal’s personal space.  Never approach an unfamiliar a...
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Court of Appeals to Hold 50th Anniversary Sessions

Citizens of Waynesville and Cherokee will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the N.C. Court of Appeals with special sessions on May 24 and 25, offering a unique opportunity for citizens and members of the legal community to celebrate while seeing the court in action. The public is invited to attend as a...
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