The former director of Smoky Mountain Center for Mental Health has lost his CPA license over allegations he backdated his first day of state employment to bolster his retirement benefits.
The medical community in Jackson and Swain counties has renewed its call to part ways with Haywood Regional Medical Center less than three years after forging an alliance under the MedWest banner.
Western Carolina University will unveil a state-of-the art $46 million Health and Human Sciences building when students return to campus in a few weeks.
The new Health and Human Sciences building is the first building to crown WCU’s Millennial Campus, and hopefully a stepping stone to help realize the initial vision for the 344-acre addition to campus.
The Haywood County Arts Council invites artists to submit work samples for consideration in its art in business program, which…
Teachers Curt and Julie Cloninger will lead a writing seminar designed to help teachers and parents teach writing to their…
The Junaluska Woman’s Club Creative Endeavors Craft Show will exhibit custom-made table lamps from Kenneth Lambert, a.k.a. Sir Lamps-A-Lot, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10-11 at Harrell Center Auditorium at Lake Junaluska.
The Green Energy Park in Dillsboro will host a glass blowing classes on Aug. 4. The classes will be split…
Six professionals are hoping to be crowned Disco King and Queen, based on donations they collect for the MedWest-Harris &…
Franklin will be hopping with all things barbecue when the fourth annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show comes to…
The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library in downtown Bryson City will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Aug.…
A course in “Creating Stained Glass” is being from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays for the month of August at…
Russian pianist Margarita Shevchenko will display her chops at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Performing Arts Center on…
The Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 will host an exhibition of art quilt pieces by the Shady Ladies quilting…
The public is invited to Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design at 1 p.m. Aug. 3 for an…
The town of Canton will host the ninth annual Mountain Mater Fest from noon on Friday, Aug. 3, to 11…
The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee (LTLT) will host festivities on Aug. 4 to celebrate its purchase of T.M.…
Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys will bring traditional bluegrass music to the stage of the Smoky Mountain…
Ray Price, a country music singer, songwriter and guitarist who has often been praised as one of the best male…
The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host a free concert by local guitarist Pete Friedman at 7 p.m.…
Joshua Aaron will host an evening of Messianic worship and singing at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at Calvary Chapel in…
Friends and family of Popcorn Sutton are holding a reunion from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Aug. 3-4 at the Stompin’…
Maggie Valley will celebrate one of its most infamous moonshiners with the third annual Popcorn Sutton Acoustic Jam Aug. 3-4.
By Shannan Mashburn • SMN Intern Wood carver Cliff Hannah is deeply rooted in Western North Carolina. The internationally renowned…
By Jennifer Garlesky • Staff Writer As Macon County officials work to create a new tourism development association, the financial picture for the Franklin and Highland chambers of commerce could change drastically. Right now, the Highland’s chamber receives an estimated…
The vast majority of candidates running for the Waynesville town board say they would support a major traffic redesign on Russ Avenue.
By Julia Merchant • Staff Writer Ghost Town in the Sky has named Kevin Bailey as its new general manager effective Oct. 1.
Let me say this first. This is not really a column about restaurants. The last time I wrote a column…
How’s this for a political endorsement: cast your votes in the upcoming municipal elections for those candidates who support land-use…
The fall wildflower season has arrived. Along roadsides and woodland edges some of our more robust native plants are now…
All the candidates running for Waynesville town board and mayor seem to agree on one thing when it comes to the land-use plan: that a comprehensive review of how it’s working can’t hurt.
Four years ago, the Waynesville town board passed a revolutionary land-use plan that elevated Waynesville to a state example of smart growth principles. Few could disagree the town’s commercial districts are already looking better as a result: landscaped parking lots,…
By Chris Cooper David Holt is a happy guy. In a recent phone (cell phone, no less) conversation as he…
By Jennifer Garlesky • Staff Writer Six candidates are vying for three spots on the Highland’s Town Board of Commissioners.
By Julia Merchant • Staff Writer What to do with advice to give, but no audience to receive it? That’s the dilemma facing participants of the Haywood County Growth Readiness Roundtable. The diverse group of Haywood County representatives — including…
More than 400 acres on a mountain in Sandy Mush have been protected thanks to a special conservation fund created…
By Julia Merchant • Staff Writer The town of Canton will experience an infusion of dollars Oct. 12 when Blue Ridge Paper workers get their cash payouts from the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
The National Park Service announced its long-awaited but much expected decision last week over the North Shore Road: don’t build…
When Matt Rosenthal opened the doors of a new fly-fishing shop in Waynesville last week, word spread quickly among the…
By Michael Beadle Making a mess never looked so fun. It’s Friday morning at Studio 598 in downtown Sylva, and…
By Sami Felmet • Columnist My muse seems to be marred in divorce and family issues lately. I think it…
For the more intrepid sojourner, the word “wilderness” may conjure up visions of Death Valley, the Alaska Peninsula or the…
By Julia Merchant • Staff Writer A round of layoffs struck Evergreen Packaging (formerly Blue Ridge Paper) last week when officials cut the positions of 28 salaried employees outright and decided to eliminate 122 hourly positions through attrition.
By Julia Merchant • Staff Writer Five candidates are stepping up to challenge the four incumbents on Canton’s town board, who are all running for re-election. For the past several election cycles, the board has gone unopposed. Two major issues…
Emo. Emo. Emoooooo. Occasionally the word (pronounced, I believe, I-moo) pops up on the Internet or jumps out of some…
The Green Book Looking for more ways to help save energy costs and be more environmentally responsible? Check out this…
The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke. Simon & Schuster, 2007. 384 pages. Fans of James Lee Burke’s bayou…
By Chris Cooper I first heard Johnny Irion years ago at a little venue in Charlotte. He was performing with…
By Kathryn Sherrard • Contributing Writer Do you like to visit a state or national park? Why? For thousands of…
NBC News did a segment of their “Fleecing of America” on the $27.8 million proposed by the recovery plan, which…
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