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May 18, 2019

Scam Alert!

The North Carolina Department of the State Treasurer has received reports about a scam involving calls about financial aid offers. The calls are largely directed at retirees, but anyone may receive them. The scammers will call you and pretend to be calling from the Department of the State Treasurer. The...
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UNC Charlotte Shooting Victim Is Local

The shooting at UNC Charlotte left two people dead and four others injured. One of the victims killed was a local man from Waynesville. Ellis Parlier, 19, and Riley Howell, 21, were both killed in the shooting. Howell is a T.C. Roberson graduate with a home address in Waynesville. A statement from Brian...
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WCU Graduation Almost Here!

Graduating students who comprise what is believed to be Western Carolina University’s eighth straight record spring class will gather with their families and friends for commencement ceremonies Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. Commencement for WCU’s Graduate School will be held at 7 p.m. May 10. Co...
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Immigration Scam Alert!

Attorney General Josh Stein is cautioning people about an immigration scam that uses Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) telephone numbers and several different types of scamming techniques to steal people’s money. Here’s how the scam works, and what you should do if yo...
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WCU Names New Chancellor

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors elected Kelli R. Brown, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University, as the new chancellor of Western Carolina University during a special session of the board held today (Thursday, April 25). Brown...
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Legislation For One Hundred Percent Clean Energy By 2050

Citizens, scientists, legislators and faith leaders are rallying on Earth Day this afternoon on the campus of North Carolina State University in support of legislation introduced this session calling for one hundred percent clean energy by 2050. State House Bill 767 and Senate Bill 513 would require the...
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Flood Warning

From the National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning for... Eastern Macon County in western North Carolina... Jackson County in western North Carolina... Haywood County in western North Carolina... * Until 645 PM EDT Friday.
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