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By Boyd Allsbrook • Contributing writer | In the past, the Fourth of July holiday has been counted on to…

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The 448-acre woodland property sitting right off U.S. 23/19 and Interstate 40 near Canton was almost a speedway. Then, it…

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Knoxville, Tennessee-based Johnson Architecture, along with project partner IBI Placemaking, recently earned an award in North Carolina for the Cherokee…

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By Peter H. Lewis AVL Watchdog Vance, Patton, Woodfin,  Henderson, Weaver, Chunn, Baird — their names are familiar  to anyone living in…

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Haywood County Public Health received notice July 2 that another Haywood County resident has tested positive for COVID-19.  This brings…

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and ensuing shutdown means folks have been spending most of their time at home for the last…

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By Gerri Wolfe Grady • Special to SMN | Customer service is an important commodity for any business and particularly…

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By Andrew Dundas • Contributing writer | This fall, Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center…

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How, exactly, does someone lose a Primary Election in which they have almost a year’s exclusive advance knowledge of the…

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Last week, as demonstrations were taking place across the nation to call attention to police brutality and racial injustice, Canton…

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When tourists visit this region, many of them come seeking the beauty and awe of the waterfalls that decorate the…

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As of June 30, North Carolina had 64,670 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The death toll is now over 1,300 and…

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Plans for a $14 million bridge project in Dillsboro have changed, with the project now expected to take nine months…

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 The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution removing the name “Hoey” from a campus performance facility.

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District Attorney Ashley Hornsby Welch said across the 43rd Prosecutorial District, in the state’s seven most-westernmost counties, court officials are…

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Haywood County Public Health received notice on June 26 that three more Haywood County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. …

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The Terrace Bistro has opened at the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, offering a rare lakeside dining option in…

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Following a June 23 public hearing, Jackson County Commissioners voted to pass the proposed 2020-21 budget without any of the…

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According to a press release, Shining Rock Classical Academy board of directors recently unanimous voted to accept the architectural designs…

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Macon County Public Health has identified a COVID-19 outbreak in staff at Macon Valley Nursing Home. Two staff members of…

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North Carolina’s graduated three-phase COVID-19 reopening plan was set to cruise into Phase 3 on June 26, but due to…

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As of June 22, North Carolina had 53,605 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The death toll is now over 1,200 and…

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