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November 12, 2018

Bowlsby Indictment in Sylva Walmart Pipe Bombing

United States Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose announced today that a federal grand jury has formally charged a former Sylva, N.C. resident responsible for detonating an improvised explosive device inside a Walmart in 2007.  Larry Dean Bowlsby, was first charged by a criminal complaint filed in the Weste...
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National Park Service archives get new space

A new home for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s collection of artifacts and archives recently opened its doors in Townsend, Tennessee. The National Park Service Collections Preservation Center will hold 418,000 artifacts and 1.3 million archival records pertaining to the Great Smoky Mountains N...
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Statement on North Carolina Health Insurance Rate Changes

Jonathan Gold, Press Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the following statement on North Carolina health insurance rate changes. “Consumers in North Carolina will continue to have affordable coverage options in 2017. Last year, the average monthly premium for people wit...
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Dillsboro Presents the Front Street Arts & Crafts Show

Just as June hits it’s stride on June 18, 2016, the compact town of Dillsboro will glow with home spun talent, for Front Street (by the railroad tracks) will be filled with fine arts and crafts from local artisans.  Strewn with vibrant colors, inviting festival aromas, and the warm sounds of guitars, ba...
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