News

  • Sylva Bridge Park Makes Finals In Competition

    You might be aware that a public place in your community (Sylva’s Bridge Park) was entered into a statewide contest, the “Great Places in North Carolina – People’s Choice: Great Public Place” contest, hosted by the NC Chapter of the American Planning Association. Not only that, but that Public Place was selected from a larger […]

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  • Marie Leatherwood Challenges Jackson County Officials Concerning The GSMR Loan

    On Monday at the Jackson County commissioners monthly meeting Community activists Marie Leatherwood questioned the amount of collateral being offered by Allen Harper and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Ms Leatherwood pointed out that in the current agreement identified a twelve point three-three acre tract of land in the Dillsboro as having a tax value […]

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  • WCU Student Killed In Car Accident In Greensboro

    A 22 year old Western Carolina University student was killed in an automobile accident Thursday night in Greensboro. According My Fox 8 TV News In Greensboro the student was killed when her car was hit head on by a driver driving west on the eastbound lanes of I-40 near the Wendover Avenue exit around ten […]

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  • New Gymnasium and Performing Arts Center Nearing Completion

    The Randy Murphy who is the General Contractor for the new Gymnasium and Performing Arts Center at Smoky Mountain High School met with the news media and County Manager Chuck Wooten on Wednesday. Murphy reported that he expected the construction phase of the facility to be completed by Friday March 28th. After that date the […]

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