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April 19, 2019

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Zyla Young, UPDATE: The girls were seen walking on Chipper Curve Road. They’ve been located safe by Sylva Police.   12, and Katlynn Marie Nelson, 13, were dropped off Wednesday morning in Sylva at the school bus stop by Bridge Park. They were last seen at 6:50-6:55am by Nelson’s aunt. T...
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Houseboats: Locals Will Testify at Congressional Hearings

Some local houseboat owners are defending their property against the Tennessee Valley Authority in Washington DC on Friday. Earlier this year,  TVA voted for the removal of houseboats within 30 years plus the possibility of additional fees for the floating houses. The removal would affect about 400 hous...
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Couch Leads all of NCAA Division III

Emory & Henry are off to the best start in school history and Jordan Couch of Sylva leads all of NCAA Division III in scoring, amassing a total of 12 goals in 6 games , including two four-goal matches.  He has scored at least one goal in every game. Additionally, earlier this year he was ...
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a free, family-friendly event celebrating fishing, hunting and wildlife conservation on Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Brevard. The event is one of seven the Commission is offering to mark National Hunting...
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Students to question candidates in upcoming debates at SCC

In the middle of what many experts consider one of the wildest election seasons in American history, a handful of Southwestern Community College students have an opportunity to become a key part of the process. Eight members of Dr. Bucky Dann’s Social Problems class are researching local and statewide i...
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Great Smokies Health Foundation Awards

Great Smokies Health Foundation awarded 27 Grants totaling $99,886.00 to non-profit and governmental agencies in Jackson & Swain Counties from the “2016 Thrift Shop Grant Program”. Grants focused on health, wellness and prevention projects/programs. Awards were presented at the Great Smokies Health...
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WCU to Host Mountain Heritage Day This Weekend

By O’Shay Massey It’s almost time for the Annual Mountain Heritage Day Festival! Western Carolina University’s 42nd annual Mountain Heritage Day will take place Saturday, September 24. The festival will be held from 10am to 5pm on the intramural fields by the camp buildings of WCU. Festival-goers...
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