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March 21, 2019

Sylva Stabbing

On February 7, 2019, at shortly before 6pm, deputies responded to 1118 Allens Branch Road in Sylva in reference to an intoxicated male in the roadway yelling at a passerby. This was quickly followed by an update from the dispatch center about a male that had been stabbed at the same address. Deputies ar...
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SCC students receive Golden LEAF scholarships

Over this past fall semester, 18 Southwestern Community College students received scholarships through the Golden LEAF Scholarship program for the N.C. Community College System. The program is designed to help North Carolinians attend the state’s community colleges. Each scholarship can be used for tuit...
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Repairs underway beside N.C. 143, U.S. 74A

Transportation officials recently awarded contracts to repair landslides in Graham County and Henderson County. Adams Contracting of Robbinsville earned a $735,000 contract to repair a slide located on N.C. 143 about one mile west of the intersection with N.C. 28. Traffic will continue to flow on the hi...
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Reports: NC Could Do More to Tackle Childhood Poverty

Nearly 1 million children in North Carolina live in poor or low-income homes, according to U.S. census figures. The nonprofit group NC Child has released a series of reports on the longer-term effects of poverty on children. NC Child’s Research Director Whitney Tucker said family financial securit...
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Lunar New Year at Folkmoot

Join Folkmoot for a Friendship Dinner celebrating the Lunar New Year on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, located in the Historic Hazelwood School at 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville. Lunar New Year, commemorated in China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Mo...
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