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January 21, 2019

Steen joins SCC Board of Trustees as student rep

Stephen Steen of Cullowhee was sworn in as a student representative to Southwestern Community College’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Burrell Building on SCC’s Jackson Campus. A second-year student in SCC’s Human Services Technology program, Steen is pursuing a certificate in Substa...
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SCC SWAT ROBOT DONATED TO Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

After a year-long process of designing, SCC Mechatronics student Scott Mitchell donated his SWAT Robot project to Jackson County Sherriff’s Office. The SWAT Robot is a device on wheels that has a camera and microphone attached. It has the ability to drive over debris and communicate with people in close...
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Closings for 12/10/2018

Allergy Partners of Western NC- Clyde: CLOSED Buncombe County Schools: CLOSED/ANNUAL LEAVE DAY Cashiers Senior Center: CLOSED Cashiers Valley Preschool: CLOSED Catamount School: CLOSED/TEACHER WORK DAY Cherokee Reservation School: CLOSED Franklin School of Innovation: CLOSED Furman University: CLOSED Ha...
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Emergency Information from Jackson County

This is a CodeRed message from Jackson county emergency management for December 8, 2018.With the potential impact of a significant winter storm Affecting Jackson county, Emergency officials want to remind the public to have an emergency kit ready with food, water, and other essentials lasting up to 3 da...
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Mountain Crews Preparing for Significant Snow

N.C. Department of Transportation crews across the western mountains have been preparing for a significant winter storm while their counterparts in the High Country have already cleared snow this week. Transportation teams from Murphy to Mount Airy will all be working around the clock to keep interstate...
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Public Feedback Sought on Rural Highway

The N.C. Department of Transportation desires the public’s feedback on three possible options the agency is proposing to improve the highway from West Buffalo Creek to N.C. 143 Business. Those options will be presented at a public meeting from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Graham County Community Building, 19...
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