Not every success story starts with a four-year degree from an elite university, and there are many Haywood Community College graduates to prove it.
As Haywood Community College leaders look to the future, it’s import to reflect on how far the institution has come in its first 50 years.
What is the significance of HCC’s 50th anniversary?
The 50th anniversary celebration gives us an opportunity to reflect upon those who preceded us and had the vision and wherewithal to create the North Carolina Community College System and specifically Haywood Community College.
The senior with the highest grade point average will no longer be crowned valedictorian at high school graduation in Haywood County.
Shining Rock Classical Academy’s continued hunt for somewhere to temporarily house the fledgling charter school come Jan. 1 has inevitably landed on the doorstep of the Folkmoot Friendship Center, a seemingly natural choice since the Folkmoot Center was originally an elementary school.
Mission Health opened a new $7 million medical complex in Haywood County this week offering an array of health care services in a jaw-dropping facility.
Mountain music, dancing and tradition will be on display once again as the 45th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival celebrates the culture and heritage of Western North Carolina Sept. 4-5 on the shores of Lake Junaluska.
Shining Rock Classical Academy, a new charter school in Haywood County, has not given up on the idea of building a school in the Francis Cove area of Waynesville, despite a groundswell of opposition from residents in the community.
With only three days of school under their belts, students attending Shining Rock Classical Academy were already settling into their routine on Monday morning.
Driven crazy by the barking dogs of neighbors, Judy West says she is pulling up her life-long stakes in Haywood County and abandoning her farm, but not without sounding a warning to her fellow county residents: it could happen to you one day, too.