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November 13, 2019

NC Opens 24/7 911 Network Monitoring & Assistance Center

The N.C. Department of Information Technology on Thursday officially opened the Network Monitoring and Assistance Center (NMAC), which will help support an uninterrupted flow of communication for emergency call centers that have adopted next-generation 911 technology. NC DIT Secretary and State Chief In...
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WCU 5K Race Happens Saturday

Before the gates open for Western Carolina University’s popular Mountain Heritage Day festival on Saturday, Sept. 28, an equally-popular 5K race will take place on campus.  The annual race is organized and hosted by students in WCU’s sports management program, with proceeds going toward the Cory David S...
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Sammy Joe Shuler Sentenced

Sammy Joe Shuler, 44, from Haywood County will spend at least five years behind bars after pleading guilty to two felonies and admitting habitual felon status.  He pleaded guilty to one count of larceny of a motor vehicle and larceny of a firearm in Haywood County Superior Court.   According to the pros...
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Man Leads Police On High Speed Car Chase

A truck was reported stolen to the Sylva Police Department on Sunday.  On Monday reports stated that the vehicle was traveling on Cope Creek Road in Sylva.  Sylva Police initiated a traffic stop and Christopher Gaskins refused to pull over.  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Hig...
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