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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

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

Swain County Unofficial Election Results – General Election 2014

US SENATE (VOTE FOR 1) Precincts Reported: 5 of 5 View Contest Details NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT Thom Tillis REP 2,043 46.87 % Kay Hagan DEM 1,956 44.87 % Sean Haugh LIB 354 8.12 % Write-In (Miscellaneous)

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Swain County men plead guilty to child sex crimes

The following news release has been issued by Swain County Sheriff’s Office On Thursday Oct. 16, 2014 in Swain County Superior Court, Christopher Kilby plead guilty to 1 count of child abuse, 1 count of second degree kidnapping, 1 count

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Posted in NC-Swain County, Regional News

1 million dollar pot bust in Swain County

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. Sheriff Curtis Cochran has announced the arrest of Jerry Monroe Berry, and his son, Joshua

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Posted in NC-Swain 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

‘Militarization’ of American policing to be focus of Oct. 7 forum at WCU

CULLOWHEE – Local police departments’ use of military weaponry, SWAT and decommissioned military gear, known as the “militarization” of American policing, and its impact on communities, the general public and police officers will be the focus of a forum Tuesday,

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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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