The local Genealogical Society’s next program will feature Waynesville attorney Rusty McLean, who will discuss the Civil War in Western North Carolina.

Set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, the event will take place in the Community Room at the Jackson County Library.

Jackson County Genealogical Society programs are always on the second Thursday of each month, usually at the Library.

For more information, call the Society office at 631-2646, email, find the JCGS on Facebook or visit online at