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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:36

Swain fights to change school funding formula

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While many local school districts are struggling to make ends meet these days, Swain County Schools is facing a much…
If Canton’s legendary Labor Day festival – the oldest in the south – is to survive, it’s going to have…
Each year, counties and municipalities must pass their upcoming year’s budget by July 1.
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:49

Small increase proposed for Haywood budget

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A recovering economy and low unemployment along with a 30 percent increase in tourist spending since 2011 has kept Haywood…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:45

Haywood schools to keep Central Elementary

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The strange saga of a shuttered school still casts a shadow over Haywood County, but it may turn out that…
A complaint filed in Haywood County Superior Court late last month alleges that several defendants committed battery and inflicted emotional…
Karen Williams only had a handful of students in her beginner class when she first took the band director position…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:34

Lawmakers reach classroom size compromise

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Local school districts will have one more year before they have to abide by much stricter classroom size requirements thanks…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:33

South Painter Road development approved

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A Georgia developer hoping to build a 388-bed student housing complex in Cullowhee has cleared two of three major hurdles…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:16

Mapping conflicts of interest

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On Monday, May 22, the Cherokee Tribal Council will preside over a hearing to consider impeachment charges against Principal Chief…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:14

Impeachment hearing scheduled for May 22

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In the last minutes of a daylong session Thursday, May 11, the Cherokee Tribal Council voted to set a new…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:12

Cherokee court allows impeachment to continue

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The Cherokee Supreme Court issued a pair of rulings last week that paved the way for impeachment efforts against Principal…
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:07

Major retail development clears first hurdle

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With nearly two years of prep work already under their belts, developers have cleared the first major hurdle for bringing…