FRANKLIN – A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation recently started a safety project along a stretch of Highlands Road in Macon County that should have long-lasting benefits for residents and visitors.
Haywood County Health and Human Services have identified a COVID-19 cluster connected to the Canton Police Department. Six employees, at all levels of the department, have tested positive for COVID-19.
With his 90th birthday now approaching, John Edwards is retiring from his two-decade-long role organizing one of the region’s largest annual celebrations of mountain wildlife — but he hopes a successor will pick up the mantle. Read More
What started out 35 years ago as a handful of students at the University of Georgia getting together for the sake of playing music at college bars and fraternity parties has transformed itself into a bonafide American institution of rock-n-roll some four decades later. Read More
Folkmoot, North Carolina’s Official International Folk Festival, returns with the reimagining of its Summerfest, scheduled from Thur., July 22 to Sun., July 25. The festival will be located at Lake Junaluska, Downtown Waynesville and the Folkmoot Friendship Center.
Western North Carolina teenager Evy Leibfarth will represent the United States in the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo this year after placing first in two Olympic Team Trials competitions in April. Read More
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