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WCU, Mission receive $1 million grant to improve nursing care quality in rural WNC

CULLOWHEE – A federal workforce diversity grant of more than $1 million will enable the School of Nursing at Western Carolina University to partner with Mission Health in an effort to increase the quality of nursing care provided to patients

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Tri-County offers youth education in summer camps

Summer break is here and for those parents looking for some fun, educational activities to entertain students during this time of year, they should check out the many exciting programs being offered at Tri-County Community College on the main campus

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, Regional News

Local Students Learn Life-Saving Techniques

The warning label on the safety gear worn by a firefighter is clear, “Firefighting is an ultra-hazardous, unavoidably dangerous activity. This (garment, hood, helmet) will not protect you from all burns, injuries, diseases, conditions or hazards.” Facing a blazing fire,

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, Regional News

TCCC Breaks Ground on Culinary Programs

World renowned British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver said it best, “Cooking is, without a doubt, one of the most important skills a person can ever learn and share. Once someone has that knowledge, that’s it – they’re set for life.”

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County

Independence Day Activities

INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTIVITIES AROUND THE AREA   ANDREWS July 4th summer celebration at Andrews recreation park beginning at 11:45, Fun and games all day, Fireworks at dark-thirty. Wagon Train parade at 10 am on Main Street. For more info call

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, Regional News, TN-Polk County

Citizens Invited to Share Thoughts on Next Step in STI Law Implementation

Public meeting scheduled in Sylva on June 17 kicks off 30-day comment period Citizens are encouraged to help North Carolina take the next step forward to implement the Strategic Transportation Investments law. STI overhauls the way the state funds transportation improvements, allowing the N.C.

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Man held in Georgia Jail for Abducting and Sexually Assaulting Clay County Juvenile

The following news release has been issued by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Matthew Christopher Mastrom, a 30 year old man, from Bartow County, Georgia has been

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Posted in NC-Clay County, Regional News

National Science Foundation awards $625K to WCU for engineering education project

CULLOWHEE – The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of more than $625,000 to Western Carolina University for a project designed to boost the number of students pursuing degrees in engineering and technology fields as part of an effort

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Woman charged with Aggravated Assault, other charges, after shots allegedly fired

The following news release has been issued by Towns County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. In the very early morning hours of May 20, 2014, at approximately 1:00 am, Towns

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Posted in GA-Towns County, NC-Clay County, Regional News

Kids Fishing Derby set for June 7th

Kids Fishing Derby is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 The U.S Forest Service, in cooperation with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Program, will sponsor a fun filled day of fishing on this day. All children ages 12 and

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, Regional News

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