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Copper thieves to blame for recent telephone interruption

Thieves Again Steal Copper Cable in Western North Carolina Frontier GM Ken Maxwell Asks Community to Report Suspicious Behavior Thieves once again stole copper cable from Frontier Communications, this time in the Nantahala area on January 2nd and in Needmore

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

Search of Murphy residence nets guns, drugs and cash

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. Murphy, NC— Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced the January 2nd, 2015 arrest of 64

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

Bomb threat prompts evacuation, change of venue at WCU commencement

CULLOWHEE – A bomb threat was received by the Jackson County 911 office shortly before the beginning of Western Carolina University’s fall commencement ceremony, scheduled to be held in the Ramsey Regional Activity Center on Saturday, Dec. 13, prompting university

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

Bojangles in Murphy to open Tuesday

Murphy, NC —Eat BO Chicken, LLC will celebrate the opening of Murphy’s new Bojangles’ at 1563 Andrews Road in Murphy on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. “We are thrilled to open a new Bojangles’ restaurant in Murphy and serve residents of

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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 band selected to lead Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

When the 505 members of the Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band pound the pavement of New York City for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, they won’t be just taking part in the beloved holiday tradition. They

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

Macon County Unofficial Election Results – General Election 2014

US SENATE (VOTE FOR 1) Precincts Reported: 15 of 15 View Contest Details NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT Thom Tillis REP 6,720 57.46 % Kay Hagan DEM 4,310 36.85 % Sean Haugh LIB 640 5.47 % Write-In (Miscellaneous)

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Posted in NC-Macon County

Local U.S. Forest Service management plan revision meetings this week

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina will host two meetings this week as part of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan revision. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. Both meetings will be held

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

Winding Stairs Road Reopened in Macon County

The U.S. Forest Service today announced that Winding Stairs Road in the Nantahala National Forest has reopened following repairs. “I appreciate the efforts of Ami Shintzky and the Mystic Lands Property Owners Association for making the repairs at a time

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Posted in NC-Macon County, Regional News

Broadcast students to chronicle WCU marching band appearance in Macy’s Parade

CULLOWHEE – A team of students studying communication at Western Carolina University will be accompanying WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to New York City for the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but not as merely spectators. Instead, the

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

Plan Revision Meeting in Murphy Rescheduled for Oct. 30

MURPHY, N.C., Oct. 3, 2014 – The U.S. Forest Service has changed the date of the Plan revision meeting scheduled to occur this fall in Murphy. The meeting will now occur on Oct. 30, 2014, instead of Nov. 4 as originally planned. The meeting

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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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