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Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:36

Minor parties seek NC ballot access

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Disillusionment with the two-party American political system has been around for a long time, but with a polarizing President in…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:49

Impact fees to change in Jackson

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A state law passed in July 2017 will lead to changes in water and sewer fees across North Carolina this…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:46

Cherokee sues opioid companies

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The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has filed a federal lawsuit seeking damages from 23 companies that manufacture or distribute…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:44

Mystic Lands faced hurdles since the beginning

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The Mystic Lands development along the Nantahala River has been controversial since Ami Shinitzky purchased the 35-acre tract for $4.8…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:41

Mystic Lands property owners win lawsuit

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A Swain County jury sat patiently listening for seven weeks as a room full of lawyers introduced over 400 exhibits,…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:29

NC Congressional districts struck down

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Just one month before candidates start signing up to run for the 2018 elections, a three judge panel from the…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:23

Reroute planned for Blackrock Trail

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The infamously steep trail leading up to Blackrock from Pinnacle Park will soon find itself with a gentler incline following…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:22

Brewery trademark dispute dismissed

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The ongoing and exhaustive trademark dispute between Sylva’s Innovation Brewing and Bell’s Brewery is now over.
Hannah LeAnn Nix says she’s not the same person she was a few years ago when a judge deemed her…
Haywood County’s new emergency alert system startled many Jan. 11 with a “shelter in place” notification just after 6 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:15

Canton water leaks irk public

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A series of water line breakages in Canton during a recent period of extreme cold provoked unusually lengthy complaints from…
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 15:12

Brunch Bill finally passes in Maggie Valley

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It was déjà vu all over again in Maggie Valley, where the Board of Aldermen once again passed the controversial…