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Work begins on replacing the Haywood Road bridge over Scotts Creek in Dillsboro. Detour and warning signs have sprung up on both sides of the bridge. Local traffic can use Savannah Drive/Yellowbird Branch Road/North River Road as a detour. The N.C. Department of Transportation has also marke…

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Fireworks will thunder and thrill in Sylva at dark (about 9:30 p.m.) Saturday, July 4. The show from Sunrise Park will be visible throughout downtown and the immediate surrounding areas. The fireworks team will shoot a warning shot about 9:15 p.m. so people can see if their viewing spot is g…

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Testing and tracing are core public health measures and key components of North Carolina’s strategy to responsibly ease restrictions, while continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

He stands sentinel over Sylva as silent as a tomb, but the Confederate soldier statue on the Courthouse steps has set tongues to wagging and fingers to typing.

Jackson County COVID-19 cases have more than doubled in the last month. On Tuesday, May 19, health officials reported 25 cases. As of Tuesday of this week, 61 cases were reported.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Every Jackson County graduating senior at Smoky Mountain High School, Blue Ridge Early College, Jackson County Early College and Jackson Community School is represented by a sign on the slope below the Courthouse. The signs recognize the Class of 2020 in part because their proms and graduati…

Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Wednesday, May 27, 2020