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A few weeks back we wrote about House Bill 35, a measure sponsored by a number of Republican House members, none representing Jackson County or Western North Carolina, that would allow a dozen or so counties – including Jackson – to publish public notices on a county-maintained website inste…

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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