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July 01, 2020

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DAILY COVID-19 TESTING UPDATE April 30, 2020

DAILY COVID-19 TESTING UPDATE April 30, 2020

Jackson County Department of Public Health DAILY COVID-19 TESTING UPDATE April 30, 2020 COVID-19 Tests COVID-19 Tests 747 This number is reflective of the COVID-19 tests reported to the Jackson County Department of Public Health (JCDPH) since early March. Reported Cases Jackson County Full-Time Resident...
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Anna Maria Bridal wins SCC’s Regional Biz Plan contest

Anna Maria Bridal wins SCC’s Regional Biz Plan contest

SYLVA – Connie Millsaps almost missed out on Southwestern Community College’s Regional Business Plan Contest. Instead, the owner of Anna Maria Bridal shop in Franklin entered at the last minute and went on to win the $5,000 top prize. The ongoing pandemic prevented organizer Tiffany Henry of SCC’s Small...
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Jackson County Public Schools Graduation and Prom

Jackson County Public Schools Graduation and Prom

Graduation is an important milestone in a student’s life that should be celebrated with family and friends.  Unfortunately, gathering together for traditional spring commencements this year is unsafe due to the continuing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  However, Jackson County Public Schools is co...
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Congratulations Isaiah Collins

Congratulations Isaiah Collins

Swain County High School is proud to announce that sophomore Isaiah Collins has been awarded the Heart of a Champion award by the Point Guard College (PGC) organization.  The Heart of a Champion Award winners were Isaiah, Tyree Capehart (John Holmes HS), Sydni Addison (Murphy HS) and Aniya Simmons (Paml...
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Kindergarten Registration Opens for 2020-21 School Year

Kindergarten Registration Opens for 2020-21 School Year

Kindergarten registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open for children who live in Jackson County and will be five years old on or before August 31.  Due to safety concerns related to COVID-19 and uncertainty about the reopening of school buildings, the registration process is fully online. Di...
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Fire Danger Is High In Western North Carolina

Fire Danger Is High In Western North Carolina

Fire danger is high in Western North Carolina. Fire restrictions are in effect for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire is now prohibited. Possessing, discharging or using any kind of firework or other pyrotechnic device is also prohibi...
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