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September 30, 2020

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 Cars will Continue to Cruise on Cowee Mountain.

 Cars will Continue to Cruise on Cowee Mountain.

Traffic will remain its current pattern over the next year while construction crews perform a major operation to stop the top of the mountain from moving. N.C. Department of Transportation officials have awarded a contract to WNC Paving to complete major repairs to U.S. 441 on Cowee Mountain in Jackson...
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SCC receives renewed federal grant money for TRiO program

SCC receives renewed federal grant money for TRiO program

The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded Southwestern Community College a $1.6 million grant in continued funding for the TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program. Since first receiving the grant in 1990, SCC’s program has served more than 2,000 students – significantly boosting SCC’s...
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Extended Food Service For JCPS

Extended Food Service For JCPS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on August 31st that the Summer Foodservice Program has been extended and immediate funding is available for local school districts to offer free meals for children regardless of their school enrollment status through December 2020 or until the program’s funds...
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Missing Teen

Missing Teen

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in locating Aaliyah Lafon, 14 years-old white female 5’0” tall, 120 pounds with dyed burgundy hair, shaved on sides.  Last seen wearing a black shirt and pink shorts.  Aaliyah was last seen in the Savannah Community of Jackson County around 4:...
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