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October 16, 2019

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Mixed Report: Health of NC’s Children

The health of North Carolina’s children has the potential to impact the state for generations to come and this year the state is getting mixed reviews for it’s efforts. NC Child issued its annual report card today tracking 40 areas of child health. While the state has seen improvement in hos...
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Robbinsville Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Mark Alan Tygart, of Robbinsville, N.C. to 76 months in prison on possession of child pornography charges, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Attorney Rose is joined in making the announcement by...
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Two Arrested in Convenience Store Armed Robbery

Two men have been arrested in last month’s armed robbery of a Haywood County convenience store. Ruslan Adam Thompson, 25, of Asheville, and Jonathan David Goodson, 23, of Candler, were arrested Thursday and charged with robbing a clerk at gunpoint at Center Pigeon Market, otherwise known as Galloway’s C...
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Death of Haywood County Man Ruled Suicide

57 year-old Jeffrey Scott Turner, who was reported missing on Tuesday morning February 9th in Haywood County, NC, was discovered dead on Friday Morning. An exam was performed Sunday morning and determined Turner died of a self inflicted gunshot wound ruling the death as a suicide. His body was found in...
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Body of Missing Canton Man Found

The body of a missing Haywood County man has been found.  Scott Turner, 57, of Dutch Cove Road in Canton has was reported missing Tuesday morning. Turner was last seen leaving work at Evergreen Packaging in Canton Monday around 10 a.m. His truck was located in Oconee County, SC. No more details are know...
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Closings 02/15/2016

THE BLUE RIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE CLOSING AT NOON TODAY, MONDAY FEBRUARY 15TH.  THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL REMAIN ON THEIR REGULAR SCHEDULE. THE JV BASKETBALL GAMES AT TUSCOLA SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY NIGHT FEBRUARY 15TH HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. Updated: 11:20:2016 Buncombe County Schools: TWO...
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Vistas of NC: Who Owns the View?

On an average morning thousands of North Carolinians wake up to the sight of a dusting of snow on area mountaintops. And while individuals can own much of the land, the state’s 25 land conservancies are working to protect the views for everyone to enjoy. They’re guided by the principle advoc...
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Cherokee Man Arrested in Armed Robbery

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Cherokee Indian Police and Swain County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested the suspect involved in the armed robbery of the Dollar General Store on US 441N that occurred on Tuesday. Wednesday Afternoon, Stephen Russell Dean McCoy was arrested without...
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