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For many, the issues of race, injustice and reconciliation of our violent history seem insurmountable. How do we solve problems…

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A new vaccine pre-registration process is in effect at the Jackson County Department of Public Health, which is currently vaccinating…

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Rich Price, a passionate and proud 1988 graduate of Western Carolina University, has spent the last seven years as the…

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Vaccinations by the numbers: Total number vaccinated in Haywood County: Over 6,000 Total vaccinated this week in drive-through events: 1,500

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More than three years after the cold February day when 26 FBI agents descended on the Qualla Housing Authority building…

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It wasn’t exactly the fall of the Berlin Wall, but on Thursday, Jan. 21, workers in Washington, D.C. began disassembling…

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Stealing a leaf blower in Haywood County ended last week with a hefty prison sentence for an Asheville man, who…

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Jackson County commissioners approved five pieces of legislation during their regular meeting Jan. 19 that will allow work to begin…

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Ahhh, there it is! There’s the D.C. we all remember.

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Like any organization that brings people together, Folkmoot USA had a difficult 2020. Without the ability for travel or gathering,…

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As the afternoon sun sank in the wintry sky Jan. 15, a line of first responders stretched 50-deep outside the…

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As of Tuesday, Jan. 19, Haywood County Public Health received notice of 130 new cases of COVID-19 within the last…

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Rural counties in Western North Carolina are feeling the frustrations with the national COVID-19 roll out plan. 

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A task force founded by Gov. Roy Cooper in the wake of violent protests after the police killing of Minneapolis man…

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The Haywood County School Board and central office administration will undergo unconscious bias training on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The training…

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A $250 million deal between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Caesars Entertainment will go forward after Tribal Council…

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First it was 10,000. Then, 15,000. Then, 20,000. Now, they say, there are 25,000 National Guard troops in this city…

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No garbage cans. Temporary fencing, bolted together top and bottom. Armed soldiers in black ski masks every 50 feet.

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The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has identified a COVID-19 cluster connected to the Waynesville Police Department. Six…

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Macon County Public Health has established an additional Call Center with the assistance of Drake Enterprises and Macon County Administration…

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Newly elected Chief Justice Paul Newby wants judicial districts, not state officials, deciding when and how to resume full court…

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Mountain BizWorks is once again partnering with Dogwood Health Trust in a targeted effort to provide increased access to another…

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The N.C. Division of Health and Human Services modified its guidelines for vaccine distribution today, and Jackson County has modified…

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A trio of resolutions seeking to put three alcohol-related referendum questions before Cherokee voters this year was withdrawn in Tribal…

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Haywood County has implemented the following proactive measures for its government buildings, effective 9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 15, to limit…

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At a Maggie Valley Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, The Swag was voluntarily annexed into Maggie Valley. 

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Western Carolina University has shifted its spring semester schedule in response to record-high COVID-19 cases and a resulting strain in…

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Classes at Cullowhee Valley School will transition to remote-only instruction tomorrow due to a spike in COVID-19 cases among staff…

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