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November 12, 2018

It’s #WageWeek: A Push for Living Wages in NC

Fair wages are a hot topic at this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. In North Carolina, fair wages also are top-of-mind for organizations participating in #WageWeek, a campaign working mostly through social media to raise awareness about the need for fair pay for all workers...
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Silver Alert Issued from Clay County, NC

A silver alert has been issued for an elderly couple from Hayesville, NC.  The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says that Margaret Compton Peters, 82 and her husband,Bobby Gerald Peters, 86 were last seen at their home on 510 Stamey Cove Road around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Margaret Peters suffers from dem...
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I-40 Project to Improve Safety Near NC-Tenn Border

Work to complete a safety project in an area of I-40 near the North Carolina-Tennessee border that in the past has been prone to rockslides will require a lane reduction in each direction for about three weeks, beginning Wednesday, July 27. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for a one...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking Info on Breaking & Entering

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a breaking and entering that occurred around 5:20 a.m. today at Carolina Smokehouse.  Officials on the scene said two individuals gained entry through a window and attempted to take a safe, but were unsuccessful. No further information is availa...
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The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) will be providing free private well assessments in Aug. 6-10. RCAP is a nonprofit organization working with the Environmental Protection Agency to provide education and outreach to well owners. RCAP is seeking well owners to participate in the program by...
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A Woman Dies at popular water falls

A 24 year old woman has been confirmed dead by Emergency responders after plummeting  over a waterfall in Transylvania County Thursday. The woman fell to her death 185 feet off Rainbow Falls. Her body was recovered by emergency crews around 8:30 pm. Officials have not released the name of the deceased a...
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