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January 21, 2019

78% of Us Aren’t in the Job We Dreamed of as a Kid

Here’s some bad news and some good news.  The bad news:  You’re probably NOT doing the job you dreamed about when you were a kid.  The good news:  You’ve probably come to terms with what actually happened. According to a new survey, 78% of adults say they are NOT in their childhood dre...
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Research on  alcohol and adolescent brain development

July 28, 2016: The NC ABC Commission today launched the third phase of its Talk It Out campaign, the statewide multimedia effort designed to raise awareness of underage drinking and empower parents to talk with their kids about the issue. Recent research shows that the Talk It Out campaign, launched ori...
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Benefit for the McCall Family

The Canada Fire Dept, Jackson County, is hosting a benefit for The McCall Family, six people lost everything in a house fire on June 28, 2016. The benefit is set for SATURDAY, AUGUST 13th, a Hot Dog Supper, Cake Walk, Bluegrass Singing with Jordon’s Crossroads, and a Silent Auction/Raffle, includes home...
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GSMR Steam train makes first trip to Dillsboro

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 Steam Engine made its first trip to Dillsboro Tuesday, July 26. Riders on the Tuckasegee River Excursion enjoyed the steam train adventure and shopping in Dillsboro’s historic downtown. Departing from Bryson City, this 4-hour excursion travels 32 miles round-trip...
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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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