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Lowering of U.S. and North Carolina flags through sunset September 20th in tribute to the victims of the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard

Gov. Pat McCrory has joined President Obama by ordering U.S. and North Carolina flags immediately lowered on state facilities in tribute to victims of the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard. Citizens are urged to follow this order as well.

Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, National News, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

Latest Update on WKRK’s Radio Broadcast

Good News: The parts to fix our backup transmitter have been identified. Bad News: One of the parts is obsolete and no longer manufactured. Good News: There’s 1 of these parts left in the world and on the shelf at

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Update on WKRK’s broadcast signal

Update on WKRK:  Thanks again for all our friends who have called or messaged asking about our broadcast signal. The broadcast at 1320AM is still off the air due to lightning damage.  We are still broadcasting all our regular programming

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A Thank You and an Update from WKRK

I want to take a minute to say Thank You. I have learned a lot over the years. One of the most important things is to be grateful for the things that really matter and to brush off the things

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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

WKRK’s radio broadcast currently off air; still broadcasting on TV and Internet

During the lightning storm on Monday evening, September 9th, WKRK took a major hit at our transmitter site … probably one of the worst hits we’ve seen during our past 18 years of ownership. Folks who normally listen to WKRK

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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

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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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

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

  Registration continues at www.scotthogsedday.com Feel free to share any post from the WKRK website that you feel is beneficial to your community. We encourage input from local law enforcement, government officials, emergency management officials, schools and other public service organizations.

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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 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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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

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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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

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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