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Robbery at Captain D’s in Murphy. Police seek your help.

Murphy, NC – At around midnight on Friday, August 23rd, Town of Murphy Police Department was notified that the manager of Captain D’s on Hwy 64 in Murphy was grabbed by two people as he was leaving the building. The

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9th Annual Scott Hogsed Memorial Youth Conservation & Education Day in Memory of Kenny “Rooster” Henson

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Missing Person: Teresa Johnson age 44

The following news release has been issued by Swain County Sheriff’s Office. The Swain County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the disappearance of Teresa Johnson, a white female aged 44. Ms. Johnson was last seen on July 5th, 2013.  Her

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Sales Tax Holidays for GA, NC and TN

Below you’ll find the dates for the Sales Tax Holidays in our Tri-State area. Georgia – Friday, August 9 through Saturday, August 10.  Click HERE to view complete details on what’s exempt. North Carolina - This is the last year NC

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Updated Recreation Map Available Online

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina has updated the recreation map of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests.  You may find this map very handy if you are planning a great outdoors escape. The map is posted

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U.S. 441 in Swain County Closed Due to Rock Slide (Update from NC DOT)

Sunday morning Update:  WKRK has received a message that the rock slide has been cleared and the road is now open.  Please drive with care. — Original post: U.S. 441 east of Bryson City is closed due to a rock

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Suspects in Towns County Murder case face additional charges

Update from Towns County Sheriff’s Office – Tuesday morning, July 16, 2013 Suspect Rebecca Ann Stokes (32), Hiawassee, has been charged with : Malice Murder, Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Removal of a body from a Death Scene, Tampering with Evidence,

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Swain County Sheriff’s Office asks for your help locating a missing woman

(Courtesy WLOS-TV) – The Swain County Sheriff’s office is trying to locate a missing woman. Teresa Johnson is from Cordele, GA. She was last seen in Swain County on July 5th. She was wearing jeans and a multi-colored flower print

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Heavy Rains spur Road Closures and Safety Risks in National Forests

Last week’s heavy rains have forced the U.S. Forest Service to close several roads in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests to protect public safety. The roads are either damaged or impassable, or both. The following roads are closed in

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Viewer Mail

Viewer Mail:  I’ve been so swamped lately, I’m getting backed up on inbox messages.  Here is a post to cover some of those messages sent to us.  So as not to flood everyone’s Facebook wall with individual posts, here they

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