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Local leaders respond to the closing of the Stanley Furniture plant in Robbinsville

Stanley Furniture has announced it is closing the Robbinsville, NC plant.  Approximately 400 employees and their families will be affected at the Robbinsville facility where the Young America product line is currently made. The following statements are from local leaders

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

Hooks, Lines and Scholarships

Competition, camaraderie, college scholarships, and of course, fishing! These are just some of the activities that bass anglers will experience during the 6th annual Tri-County Community College (TCCC) Foundation’s Fishing for Scholarships Bass Tournament that will be held during a

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

U.S. Forest Service mourns the loss of law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty

The U.S. Forest Service today is mourning the loss of Jason Crisp, a 38-year-old law enforcement officer on the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest. Crisp is survived by his wife and two children. “This is a tragic loss for

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

Documentary “Small Town, USA” to be shown in Andrews

Johnathon Proctor of Star Cast Productions, LLC is proud to announce his original documentary, “Small Town, USA: Andrews, NC” will be screened for the public on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 starting at 7 pm at The Ballroom, located at 995

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

Prescribed Burns Planned for Cheoah Ranger District

ROBBINSVILLE, NC  – The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct prescribed burns on Saturday and Sunday (March 8 and 9) on a total of about 1250 acres of the Cheoah Ranger District in the Nantahala National Forest. The prescribed burns will take place in the

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Posted in NC-Graham County

North Carolina’s Driver License Will Offer “VETERAN” Label

Qualified military vets can have designation added to license Beginning this week, qualified North Carolina military veterans will be able to carry the designation “VETERAN” on their driver licenses and identification cards. Thanks to a law passed by the General

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

Attempted break-in at drug store in Andrews/Suspect still at large

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the attempted break-in of Turner’s Drug Store that occurred around 4:35 AM on March 7, 2014. Officers were alerted to an audible alarm in the area.  Deputy Brandon Morgan discovered the alarm

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

Left Loop of Tsali Trail System Reopened

The Left Loop of the Tsali Trail system has been reopened. Last month, the U.S. Forest Service closed the trail because of a slide along the trail. Located near Fontana Lake, Tsali Recreation Area is nationally known for its 42-mile trail

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Posted in NC-Graham County, Regional News

Arrest made in car wash break-ins

The following news release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. An arrest has been made in connection with the breaking and entering of  a car

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

NCDOT Crews Across the State Attacking Potholes

The recent cold, wet weather we have experienced across the state, means that more potholes will be popping up over the coming months. NCDOT’s top priority is safety. That’s why the N.C. Department of Transportation has its patching crews out

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

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