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WCU’s fall foliage forecaster says outlook improving for WNC leaf-peepers

The outlook for a bright leaf season is improving, as Western Carolina University fearless fall foliage forecaster Kathy Mathews has updated her prediction about the quality of the annual color show, based on changing conditions in the mountains. “The weather

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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

Forest Service Seeks Comments on Private Property Access Environmental Analysis / Fires Creek Watershed

MURPHY, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 – The USDA Forest Service today announced that it seeks written comments on an environmental analysis (EA) for a request to grant an easement across National Forest System Lands. This “notice and comment period” begins the day

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

Murphy man shot; Officials looking for answers

Murphy, NC— Cherokee County Sheriff Keith Lovin announced that at about 5:50 pm on September 24th, 2014 the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to Payne Street, in Cherokee County to a report of a male being shot. At about 5:50

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Murphy man arrested on a variety of charges including theft of 5 TVs from Walmart

The following news release has been issued by Chief Justin Jacobs/Town of Murphy Police Department.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Official Press Release Location: Walmart Supercenter, Murphy, NC 28906 Defendant #1: Mr.

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Revised schedule for Candidate Debates in Cherokee County

We just received word from David Brown at the Cherokee Scout that there has been a revision to the debate lineup than what we originally announced.  Below is the revised schedule.  The debates will still be held the first 2

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News

Swain County felony methamphetamine trafficking arrest

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 Monday, September 22nd, Swain County deputies, along with other agencies, arrested and charged James

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Posted in NC-Swain County, Regional News

Search of residence nets fugitives and drugs

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 Keith Lovin announced that on September 23, 2014, Kenneth

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, NC-Cherokee County, Regional News, TN-Polk County

Stolen Firearms seized, Drug Arrests made

The following news release has been issued by Clay County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis said that his officers have arrested three Clay Co. residents

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Posted in NC-Clay County, Regional News

Clay County Breaking and Entering leads to Drug Arrest

The following news release has been issued by Clay County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Clay County Sheriff Vic Davis announced today that his officers have arrested Ada Grant, 56

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Posted in NC-Clay County, Regional News

Murphy man faces sexual assault charges

The following press release has been issued by Town of Murphy Police Department.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Official Press Release Location: Cool Springs St. (Victim’s Residence), Murphy, NC 28906 Defendant #1:

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, Regional News