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Waynesville police discovered a homemade pipe bomb in the bed of a pickup truck in the early hours of the morning Sunday.

fr sweepstakesDespite a statewide ban on video sweepstakes machines, the video gambling industry is taking advantage of yet another apparent loophole to introduce the machines back into Western North Carolina, apparently emboldened after local district court judges have dismissed a series of criminal charges against defiant sweepstakes operators.

A group of veterans in Haywood County lodged a formal complaint claiming that the hiring process of the county’s veterans service officer was discriminatory.

There’s only one feasible option for what to do with the abandon Haywood Department of Social Services building: turn it into apartments.

fr hrmcMaintaining high-quality doctors in Haywood County emerged as a common theme in a public hearing last week on the future of MedWest-Haywood.

fr pixelspocketRaising children is rewarding, but stay-at-home moms and dads need something for themselves.

Whether you live in Macon County or Jackson County may depend on which one you ask.

fr camphopeThe town of Canton is not out of the woods yet in its fight to keep Camp Hope, a public recreation area in Cruso.

A public hearing on the future of Haywood Regional Medical Center will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the MedWest-Haywood Health & Fitness Center on the hospital campus.

fr clothesSylvia Russell remembers how crucial it was to wear the “right” clothes to school, how the “right” outfit could win the acceptance of peers.

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Reading Room

  • A strange mix of books crosses my desk
    A strange mix of books crosses my desk The first weeks of 2018 have seen some offbeat books shamble across my desk and into my fingers. First up is John Buchan’s Mr. Standfast, also known as Mr. Steadfast. Buchan, a Scottish novelist and politician who served as Governor General of Canada from 1935…
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