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Fresh out of the gates, there’s plenty of bad news out there – political division and COVID still hang in the air like smoke from a tire fire – but Dillsboro is bucking the bad-news trend in impressive fashion.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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With the predictions of post-Thanksgiving spikes in the number of COVID-19 cases turning out to be chillingly true, we’d like to offer a gentle reminder that there are steps we can take to help our overtaxed health care professionals cope with this latest sinister chapter of the pandemic.

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The UNC system, which includes Western Carolina University among its 17-strong member institutions, has long been a crown jewel for the state and the envy of many of North Carolina’s peers.

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As March Madness, the total of 67 games that will determine the NCAA men’s basketball champion kicks off, we’re going to offer a suggestion from a reader that makes a lot of sense:

Congratulations go out to former Herald General Manager Quintin Ellison, who has departed to begin the next chapter of her career working with District Attorney Ashley  Welch, largely as a public information officer. Ellison begins her new job April 1.

Wednesday, March 04, 2020
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There’s an old ad campaign for oil filters that featured a grizzled mechanic holding up an oil filter in one hand, saying “you can pay me now,’’ and a piston in the other hand, “or you can pay me later.”

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Come and join Jackson Neighbors In Need for our annual fundraiser, Charlie’s Challenge. It is a wonderful opportunity to visit with friends and neighbors and to have a chance to help those neighbors in Jackson County that need your help.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
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Monday will mark the 101st anniversary of the event that was the genesis of Veterans Day, when on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an armistice ended fighting in World War I, commonly referred to in those days as “The Great War” or “The War to End All Wars.”

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