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Benefit concert planned for 3 year old cancer patient Korbin Smith

ANDREWS, NC – Three-year old Korbin Smith was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma when he was just nine-months old.   According to a fundraising page set up by his great aunt, Karen Darcy, Korbin was having trouble breathing one night and his

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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

Recreation Sites Now Open in the Mountains

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina announced that most campgrounds and recreation sites in the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests are now open for business for the 2015 season.   Open now Campgrounds   Nantahala National Forest

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

WCU establishing for-profit LLC to spur economic development in WNC

CULLOWHEE – The Western Carolina University College of Business is establishing a new, for-profit limited liability company designed to provide entrepreneurial business, scientific and technical services to help spur economic development activity in Western North Carolina. Formation of the new

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

WCU students analyze economic impact of tourism for 26 WNC counties

CULLOWHEE – Elected officials and hospitality industry representatives from 26 counties across Western North Carolina now have a better understanding of the significance of travel and tourism on the local economy, thanks to the work of students in the College

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

Marble NC man charged with breaking into car in the Nantahala Gorge

The following press release has been issued by Graham County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. On Thursday, April 9, 2015 at approximately 12:30 pm, Graham County Communications received a call

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

Swain County arrests suspected drug traffickers

The following press release has been issued by Swain County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  On Sunday April 12th, 2015, investigators from the Swain County Sheriff’s Office arrested Yvonne and

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Posted in NC-Swain County, Regional News

Career opportunity awaits you with North Carolina State Highway Patrol

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol located in Troop G would like to invites you to their open house at Reynolds Fire Department in Asheville for informational sessions regarding employment with the Highway Patrol. These sessions will be held at

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

Help needed to locate absconding sex offender

The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. Murphy, NC— Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Ricky Leroy Leistra a 32 year old Cherokee

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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

Two subjects wanted for questioning in local grocery store larceny

ANDREWS, NC – Andrews Police Department is requesting the community’s help in identifying two subjects that were involved in a possible larceny at a local grocery store in Andrews. Workers advised the subjects came into the store and they questioned

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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 to host inaugural small business, innovation summit in April

CULLOWHEE – Entrepreneurs and owners of existing small businesses will have the opportunity to vie for a share of $7,000 in prize money to help start up or grow their businesses when Western Carolina University hosts the inaugural LEAD:Innovation conference Wednesday,

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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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