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August 13, 2018

Oregon Arrests Prompt Reaction from NC Sportsmen

One person is dead and the leader of the group occupying federal property in Oregon, Ammon Bundy, is under arrest, along with several fellow protesters. The FBI and local law enforcement agencies stopped the group Tuesday outside of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Sportsmen and women in North Caro...
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Mount Pisgah Rescue Operation

On January 25, 2016 around 2:40 p.m., the Haywood  911 Center received a call regarding a person stranded about 300’-400’ from the top of Mount Pisgah along the cable car path.  Mount Pisgah is home to several radio receivers, repeaters and transmitters, and the stranded person was a service worker on-s...
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Cigarette Smoking in NC: A Million-Dollar Habit?

The average smoker in North Carolina will spend $88,000 on their habit over a lifetime. That’s according to new data from the personal-finance website, WalletHub. Lifetime healthcare costs are even higher than that, at $136,000, and tobacco addiction specialist Donna Borowski with Mission Health S...
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Murphy Woman Arrested for Fraud

Loretta Lynn Townsend, a 41-year-old Murphy, North Carolina woman who is a registered sex offender,  was arrested for indictments issued from the January setting of the Cherokee County Grand Jury. During the month of June 2015, a report was received by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office indicating tha...
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Winter Weather Driving Tips from Highway Patrol

The Highway Patrol is asking motorists to prepare in advance for the winter driving months ahead. Here are a few simple steps to help keep you on the road and less anxious:  Avoid travel unless necessary when winter weather is in your area.  Decrease speed. Wear your seatbelt. Driving Considerations Lea...
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