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Winter weather affecting local school systems

Cold temperatures and snowfall in parts of WKRK’s coverage area are affecting school schedules for Wednesday, January 22. To view the full list of closings and delays, visit http://www.1320am.com/weather/alerts/   Feel free to share any post from the WKRK website that

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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

Missing dogs from Nantahala River area

#MissingPets:  ”Bud” and “Purdee” are missing from Nantahala River area near the Macon/Clay County line.  Collars have phone numbers. Bud is an English Setter and is chipped. Purdee is a Pointer. Please contact Debbie Hutchison Casebier at https://www.facebook.com/debbie.casebier if found. Feel

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

NC DOT Division 14 STI Public Meeting Rescheduled

Please note new date for meeting.  Due to scheduling conflicts, the Division 14 STI public meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 4. The meeting’s time and location remain the same. The news release below is updated to reflect the

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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 breaking and entering of Andrews home

The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On January 16, 2014, Jessica Ann Pressley, age 29, of Robbinsville, NC, was arrested and

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

NCDOT Wants to Hear from You Regarding Local Transportation Priorities

The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to hear from North Carolinians regarding their transportation priorities as part of its efforts to implement the state’s new Strategic Transportation Investments law. Signed into law by Gov. McCrory last summer, House Bill 817 “Strategic Transportation

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

All-Electric Vehicles Begin Paying Special Fee

The following news release has been issued by the NC Department of Transportation: Beginning this month, approximately 1600 all-electric vehicles registered in North Carolina and newly-registered all-electrics are required to pay a $100 annual fee in addition to other required

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

Red Cross calls for blood and platelet donations after severe winter weather impacts collections

#RobbinsvilleNC — As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations. Urgent need for platelet donors, blood donors with types O, A

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Posted in NC-Graham County, Regional News

House Fires Displace Three Families

In the dead of winter in the coldest weather, house fires seem to proliferate. Brasstown firefighters battled a fire that destroyed a house yesterday, and a family with children was left homeless. The house on Anderson Road was a total

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

NC Miss Amazing Pageant

The NC Miss Amazing Talent Competition is currently looking for participants (females ages 5 and up with any type of disability), volunteers, buddies, and escorts, and sponsors. Deadline to register is March 1.  Please contact Kristie Roper Oliver if you

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

NCDOT Crews Battle Extreme Cold to Clear Roads

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s snow and ice removal efforts went smoothly last night, despite arctic temperatures throughout the mountains and foothills. Temperatures overnight in some mountain counties reached 14 degrees below zero with wind at 20 mph. A few counties

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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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