Swain County commissioner incumbents Steve Moon and David Monteith received the vote of confidence in the Democratic primary election.
The community support behind getting a new public library in Swain County has been impressive, but the fundraising efforts have been slow-moving in the last couple of years.
The Swain County Health Department is concerned about the number of Hepatitis B cases confirmed in 2015.
Swain County Commissioners postponed a vote on whether to make the county recreation center a tobacco-free area after hearing feedback from a few residents.
With the help of Swain County commissioners, Mountain Discovery Charter School is about to begin a capital campaign to build a new gymnasium at the school that can also be utilized by the community at large.
Five Swain County Democrats are heading for the March 15 primary election in hopes of securing a seat on the board of commissioners.
What’s the best way to spend $55 million? As far as the leadership at Southwestern Community College is concerned, the answer is simple — build, build, build until the lengthy checklist returned from its recently completed master plan is all done.
Dr. Frank VanMiddlesworth is on a mission to bring free medical care to the uninsured in Swain County and improve the overall health of its residents.
Heavy rains and high waters in December have resulted in more than $1 million in flood damage in Macon County.
Since 1940, the Federal Government has provided Impact Aid Funding to assist school districts that have lost a portion of their local tax base because of Federal ownership of property.