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‘Militarization’ of American policing to be focus of Oct. 7 forum at WCU

CULLOWHEE – Local police departments’ use of military weaponry, SWAT and decommissioned military gear, known as the “militarization” of American policing, and its impact on communities, the general public and police officers will be the focus of a forum Tuesday,

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

WKRK welcomes 2 new faces (and voices)

WKRK asks that you join us in welcoming 2 new interns to our station:  Anthony Evans and Jess Nix. Anthony and Jess both have an interest in broadcasting and will be gaining valuable work experience with WKRK while finishing up

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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, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

WCU’s fall foliage forecaster says outlook improving for WNC leaf-peepers

The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as Western Carolina University fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has updated her prediction about the quality of the annual color show, based on changing conditions in the mountains. “The weather

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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, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

Forest Service Seeks Comments on Private Property Access Environmental Analysis / Fires Creek Watershed

MURPHY, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – The USDA Forest Service today announced that it seeks written comments on an environmental analysis (EA) for a request to grant an easement across National Forest System Lands. This “notice and comment period” begins the day

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

Stolen Firearms seized, Drug Arrests made

The following news release has been issued by Clay County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis said that his officers have arrested three Clay Co. residents

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Posted in NC-Clay County, Regional News

Clay County Breaking and Entering leads to Drug Arrest

The following news release has been issued by Clay County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis announced today that his officers have arrested Ada Grant, 56

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Posted in NC-Clay County, Regional News

Meet Tri-County Community College’s New Chef

  Chef Greg Spencer, Tri-County Community College’s first ever culinary faculty member, has been passionately involved in the food service industry one way or another over the last 39 years. He would say that it was his destiny to be

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

Lowering of United States and North Carolina flags for Patriot Day on September 11

Gov. Pat McCrory ordered all United States and North Carolina flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, September 11, in recognition of Patriot Day. “Thirteen years ago, our nation was attacked and life as

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

CORRECTED DATES: Panther Top Fire Tower Open to Public on Selected Dates

The USDA Forect Service has revised the dates from the original press release.  See below for the corrections: The USDA Forest Service announced that it is opening the Panther Top Fire Tower to the public for viewing on selected dates.

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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, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

Panther Top Fire Tower Open to Public on Selected Dates

The USDA Forect Service has revised the dates from the original press release.  See below for the corrections: The USDA Forest Service announced that it is opening the Panther Top Fire Tower to the public for viewing on selected dates.

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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, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

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