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August 17, 2017


Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina has appointed Tara Thompson McCracken as Workforce Development District Director, managing Goodwill’s employment programs and community partnerships in Buncombe, Haywood and Henderson counties. McCracken has been with Goodwill since 2013, serving most rece...
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Study: Organic Meat Puts More Nutrition on Your Plate

Researchers who analyzed multiple studies from around the world have concluded organic production of dairy products and meat provides more nutrients for diners. The findings in the British Journal of Nutrition, say organic meat and dairy have 50 percent more Omega-3 fatty acids, which contain nutrients...
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Local Land Trust Earns National Recognition

Mainspring Conservation Trust, a regional land trust in western North Carolina and based out of Franklin, today announced it has achieved reaccreditation – a mark of honor in land conservation. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission awarded reaccreditation, signifying its continued confidence that Main...
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Fire in Savannah Community; One Dead

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was requested to respond to a house fire at 539 Enchanted Forest Drive, Sylva, North Carolina in the Savannah Community of Jackson County on February 21, 2016 at approximately 7:30 am.  Fire personnel  requested deputies to respond to the scene after determining there...
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