Homeless shelter gets $15,000 from Jackson commissioners

jacksonA $15,000 contribution from Jackson County Commissioners will ensure that housing for the county’s homeless continues through the winter.

Macon commissioners pass on wilderness resolution

fr wildernessMacon County commissioners maintained their stance against creating more wilderness areas in the county despite The Wilderness Society’s attempt to change their minds.

Animal shelter advocates make their case

fr shelterJackson County’s animal lovers had a message for county commissioners last week, and it couldn’t have been clearer: We need a new animal shelter, and quickly, speaker after speaker told the board. 

Cashiers cell tower approved

fr towerA proposal to build a new cell tower outside Cashiers got the OK from Jackson County Commissioners last week, a decision that came after months of public discussion and heated debate.

Six candidates vie for two Macon commission posts

election timeSix candidates have signed up to run for two commissioner seats in Macon County next year.

Seven in running for Swain commission

election timeSeven candidates will be vying for two commissioner seats in Swain County next year.

Haywood commissioners vexed by attendance record of tax collector

fr mikematthewsHaywood County commissioners expressed concern this week over what they claim is poor work attendance of the county tax collector, Mike Matthews.

Uncontested primaries on tap for Jackson

election timeThough both of the Jackson County commissioners up for re-election will have competition when November rolls around, the primary season will be quiet with only one person from each party running for each seat. 

Seven seek two commissioner seats in Haywood

election timeTwo additional Republicans joined the race for Haywood County commissioner in the final days of the candidate sign-up period that ended Monday.

Five signed up to run for Macon commission

maconFive candidates are running for two commissioner seats in Macon County and there are still five days left to sign up for the race.

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