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May 25, 2020

Concerts On The Creek Postponed Until June 26th

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the organizers of Concerts on the Creek in Sylva made the difficult decision to postpone the beginning of the 11th season of performances until at least June 26, 2020. Concerts on the Creek organizers (the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Sylva, and the Jackson...
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Repairs Begin on U.S. 74 in Swain County

BRYSON CITY – A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation recently started construction to address slide and drainage issues in a problematic area of U.S. 74 in Swain County.  Crews from Adams Construction are repairing a 455-foot stretch of the westbound lanes at mile marker 68. The area has...
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EBCI To Begin Re-Opening Friday

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), the State of North Carolina, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are beginning to re-open phases of their operations and economy.  Some of these phases will begin on Friday, May 8.  Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed announced in Executive Order # 11, ...
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A Jackson County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 has died

A Jackson County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 has died. The individual was over the age of 65 and had underlying health conditions. To protect the families’ privacy, no further information about this individual will be released. “We offer our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of this...
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