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January 21, 2019

Help Stock the Pigeon River

Fish fans are invited to help the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Trout Unlimited Cataloochee chapter stock the West Fork of the Pigeon River, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Volunteers are invited to bring a clean 5-gallon bucket and a friend to help stock around 1,500 pounds of fish. Waders are als...
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Savannah Creek Bridge Public Meeting Set

Plans are coming together to replace a 67-year-old bridge on N.C. 116 over Savannah Creek in Jackson County. The N.C. Department of Transportation invites the public to a Nov. 15 meeting regarding the proposal to replace the bridge. The meeting will be held from 4-7 p.m. at Woodland Church of Christ, 14...
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New Portal Combats NC Veteran Unemployment

As the nation prepares to honor veterans for their service, the North Carolina Department of Labor has a new system to help them find jobs. The new NCWorks Veterans portal is online at ‘veterans.ncworks.gov.’ It offers resources, training and employment opportunities. Veteran unemployment is...
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Meth Bust Ends in Multiple Arrests

A traffic stop that Haywood County Sheriff’s Office deputies initiated in the area of Champion Drive in Canton Wednesday, November 7, 2018 led to seven arrests and the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine. During the traffic stop, the K9 alerted to a substance in the vehicle that appeared to be meth....
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Meth and Cash Seized During Traffic Stop

A Tennessee man was arrested with 12 pounds of methamphetamine and more than $11,000 cash after a traffic stop and chase along US-74 Wednesday morning. Mitchell Glenn Bell, 42, of Gray, Tennessee is facing multiple felony charges. A Deputies got into a chase with Bell after he pulled away from the traff...
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Poll Parties Energize North Carolina Voters

f North Carolina’s early voting is any indication, today’s Election Day turnout will be significant. Some credit Get Out the Vote efforts, including door-to-door canvassing and poll parties, with energizing citizens. More than 70 “see-you-at-the-polls” parties are planned for Tue...
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