Large events curtailed for fall 2020 at WCU

Several events typically on the fall semester calendar at Western Carolina University are canceled for 2020 as part of significant changes to campus activities necessitated by state and health care professional guidance in response to COVID-19.

Macon sees largest COVID-19 spike in the region

Macon County has seen the largest spike in COVID-19 cases recently, with 230 confirmed cases as of June 15.

Haywood County COVID-19 cases up to 67

Haywood County Public Health received notice on June 12 that another two Haywood County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the number of cases recorded in Haywood County to 67.  The individuals are in isolation at home.

Another COVID-19 cluster identified in Macon

Macon County Public Health has identified another COVID-19 cluster in an area business.

Expanded business counseling offered at HCC

The Haywood Community College Small Business Center has announced an expansion in business services. Beginning June 1, the SBC will begin offering free expanded counseling services to Haywood County small business owners affected by the COVID-19 health crisis.

42 new COVID cases in Macon County

Macon County Public Health has identified 42 positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 48 hours.

Haywood COVID cases now up to 48

Haywood County Public Health received notice on May 28, that another three Haywood County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 — this brings the total number of cases recorded in the county to 48.

Asheville’s soul threatened: Artists and musicians hit hard

By Ilana Fiorenza • AVL Watchdog | The pandemic that left thousands of Asheville workers unemployed has been particularly hard on the artists, musicians and performers who help define the city’s character.

Three Macon residents positive for COVID-19

Macon County has identified three more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total cases up to 21.

Haywood County Cares — Roberta Harverson

Roberta Harverson started her nursing career as a CNA. After completing her LPN at AB-Tech, she began working at Autumn Care of Waynesville in 1992. In 1998, she became a Registered Nurse but continued to stay at Autumn Care, since it has always felt like home to her.

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