As the fourth week of classes began for Western Carolina University students, many Husk residents were blindsided Sept. 8 by early morning flooding of their apartments. The Husk is an apartment complex mostly for WCU students off Little Savannah Road in Cullowhee.

Obituaries

Eugene Early “Mac” McDowell IV, 50, of Eden passed away on Tue…

Lavonia “Pinky” Andrews, age 73, of Sylva, N.C., passed away o…

Mary Elizabeth Sutton Ward, age 91, of Arden, N.C., originally…

Judy Ann Harris Carroll, age 72, of Sylva passed away Tuesday,…

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Court News

The following persons were arrested by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office between Aug. 31 and Sept. 13.

A Jackson County District Court session was held Sept. 3 at the Justice Center with Judge Roy Wijewickrama presiding.

The following persons were arrested by the Sylva Police Department between Sept. 7 and 13.