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September 25, 2017

Suspects Sought in Haywood County Stabbing

Authorities in Haywood County need your help finding three suspects after the stabbing of a 33-year-old Clyde man Sunday afternoon. Haywood County deputies were dispatched to Haywood Regional Medical Center shortly after 3 a.m. in reference to a stabbing victim seeking help in the emergency room. Office...
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‘We Can End Gun Violence,’ Say Gun-Reform Advocates

Starting tonight there are events in North Carolina to recognize Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend. The nationwide event was planned in remembrance of the Sandy Hook anniversary, long before last week’s deadly shooting rampage in San Bernardino, Calif. Organizers, including Jennifer Copeland...
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Hike in Tuition and Fees Coming to WCU

The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees endorsed a schedule of tuition and fees for the 2016-17 academic year that includes a 3 percent increase in tuition for students from North Carolina previously approved by the board last December. The proposal, unanimously approved by the board at its re...
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Haywood County Man Convicted in Vehicle Deaths

A prominent Haywood County real estate agent was convicted in the motor vehicle death of two people. Billy Norris Case of Maggie Valley  was sentenced to 60 days in prison, suspended for 24 months of unsupervised probation to be served consecutively. District Court Judge Richard Walker found Case guilty...
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Attorney with ties to Jackson County Arrested for Meth

39-year-old Eric Winston Stiles and 34-year-old Jillian Ashley Sloan Stiles, both of Murphy, were arrested on charges involving the illegal possession of methamphetamine. Eric Stiles is an attorney who practices law in Jackson County and Tribal judicial systems. On December 3rd investigators were conduc...
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NC Ski Slopes Impact State’s Economy

Across North Carolina, skiers and snowboarders are dusting off their gear for another season on the state’s slopes. While skiers hope for a big dump of snow in the coming weeks, the money they spend is providing a dump of cash into the economy. Last year the total economic impact of the state...
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