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Despite the setbacks and challenges the COVID-19 Pandemic brought about in March, a surprising number of businesses in different industries…

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By Boyd Allsbrook • Contributing writer | When the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns hit Haywood County in March, business owners braced for…

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Lured by the promise of drivable, socially distanced adventure, visitors from across the region have flocked to Jackson County in…

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During the initial pandemic panic back in March, many merchants in Macon County closed up shop while they tried to…

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Swain County’s economy relies heavily on the tourism industry from outdoor recreation businesses to downtown retailers, restaurants and the railroad. 

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With the economic powerhouse that is Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort surfacing as one of the pandemic era’s most-impacted local businesses,…

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After more than a year of work, Haywood County’s property revaluation process is nearly complete and will be presented during…

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As the tumultuous 2020 election season draws to a close, partisans on both sides of the aisle are expressing anger…

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Since public school systems have returned to in-person instruction, more COVID-19 cases are being reported in Western North Carolina. 

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Those who hadn’t learned through backchannels a day or two beforehand found out early on a cold mountain morning late…

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Two Republicans and two Democrats are vying for two open seats on the Swain County Board of Commissioners this year. 

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After being the top vote-getters during the primary election, Democrat Betty Cloer Wallace and Republican Josh Young are seeking the…

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Jackson County commissioners voted 4-1 Oct. 20 to approve a $4.33 million contract to build a new animal rescue center…

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Less than a week after cancelling travel to Asheville and Charlotte, Democratic vice presidential nominee and California Sen. Kamala Harris…

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Macon County Public Health has identified a COVID-19 cluster of positive cases in an area church located in Franklin.

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Town Manager Robert Hites announced that he has appointed Jesse D. Fowler as Waynesville’s Assistant Town Manager. Fowler is currently…

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Macon County Public Health has identified possible exposure to COVID-19 among those who attended a volleyball game at Franklin High…

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Haywood County Schools Administration announced the creation of the COVID-19 dashboard, intended to keep the public up to date on…

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The Town of Dillsboro is launching a grant program to help struggling businesses using $200,000 it received as part of…

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Statement by Biden for President Campaign Manager Jen O'Malley Dillon:

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When North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper gave the order to close bars and restaurants back on March 17, that was…

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