Sylva moves forward on public restrooms

To save money after bids for the downtown public restroom project came in over budget, Sylva will move forward without installing the intended solar panels. 

Private school to open in Sylva

A new independent private school is set to open in Sylva by fall of 2025, with a focus on serving gifted and talented students. 

Friends of Panthertown plans open house

Friends of Panthertown will celebrate the grand opening of its first ever official headquarters and office space during a drop-in event noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 116 Central St. in Sylva.

Three seats up for Sylva Town Council

Three seats are up for election this November on the Sylva Town Council, and six candidates are competing for those spots.

Newman, Phillips vie for Mayor of Sylva

When Sylva residents go to the polls, they will be choosing a mayor to lead the town through several big projects lined up on the horizon. 

A measure that could save a child’s life

Sylva town commissioners are considering putting a Safe Haven Box in an appropriate place somewhere within their jurisdiction. I for one certainly hope they take this small step that could save the life of an innocent child. 

Sylva considers Safe Haven Boxes

The Sylva Board of Commissioners recently received a presentation on Safe Haven Boxes — a program that allows for the anonymous surrender of infants.

Residents call on Jackson commissioner to apologize

Jackson residents and members of the LGBTQ+ community are calling on County Commissioner John Smith to apologize following comments he made regarding the Mx. Sylva Pride Pageant and the queer community in general. 

Planning for the park: Recreational needs survey solicits input for future of Pinnacle Park

In April, Sylva received the results of an in-depth botanical survey of Pinnacle Park, and now the town is in the process of creating a master plan for the property.

Sylva Police Department files graffiti charges

Graffiti has appeared on properties along the N.C. 107 corridor for several months.

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