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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Wednesday, January 08, 2020

After serving nearly five terms in the N.C. Senate, Macon County Republican Jim Davis has announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress from District 11. The announcement comes on the heels of GOP Rep. Mark Meadows’ decision to not seek re-election in 2020. Eleven other GOP candidates are vying …

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 92 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in November, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Monday, December 23, 2019

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has announced several changes to its hunting, inland fishing and trapping license structure and associated fees, which are set to go into effect on Jan. 1.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Tuesday, the evening before the House vote on whether to impeach President Donald Trump, Indivisible Common Ground WNC held a rally at Democratic Party Headquarters on Mill Street in Sylva. Organizers said it would be one of over 450 rallies supporting impeachment held nationwide.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The N.C. State Highway Patrol will be on the roadways this holiday season looking to stop dangerous driving before potentially life-changing collisions take place. The SHP joins roadway users across North Carolina in hopes of a safe and happy time Thanksgiving with family and friends.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Mick McCardle was appointed to a full three-year term on the board of the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority last Thursday at the Sylva town board meeting.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Jury Commission members (from left) Deborah Allison, Bill Crawford and Norma Clayton were sworn in on Oct. 21. Every county in the state has a jury commission composed of three members. Allison was appointed by the senior resident Superior Court Judge, Crawford was appointed by the Clerk of …

National Park Service managers announced last week upcoming projects that may affect Blue Ridge Parkway travel in the coming months. Visitors should anticipate one-lane or intermittent, temporary closures in active work zones.

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in September, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

HERE in Jackson County has been awarded a grant from the Evergreen Foundation to support cold weather shelter for homeless individuals who also need treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.

The Southwestern Commission is hosting a Regional Broadband Summit from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Burrell Building at Southwestern Community College.

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Local residents seeking part-time or full-time employment have an upcoming opportunity to meet with several local employers in one convenient location.

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 26 of North Carolina’s counties in August, decreased in 40, and remained unchanged in 34, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019