Waynesville rally for Roe is a sign of things to come

As it often does, the Historic Haywood Courthouse played host to a rally on May 14 that drew about 50…
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Maggie board approves food trucks

After months of contentious back and forth over the subject of food trucks, an ordinance allowing the mobile vendors in…
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What it means for NC if Roe v. Wade is overturned

When President Donald Trump appointed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court, there was an outcry…
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MDMA as medicine: Stemming the tide of veteran suicides in Western North Carolina

Around midnight on Christmas Eve in 2006, Jonathan Lubecky found himself alone in a Raleigh tavern listening to church bells…
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Negotiations continue on Ela Dam removal

According to public documents filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a decision on whether to pursue removal of the…
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Haywood tourism boom continues

When Haywood TDA Executive Director Lynn Collins showed up to the Haywood County Board of Commissioners meeting to deliver her…
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Sylva temporarily closes Spring Street

The Town of Sylva closed Spring Street, between Mill Street and Main Street beginning May 6. The closure will last…
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Sylva contemplates 
buying temporary half-pipe

Community support is emerging for a skatepark in Sylva. In the meantime, will the town purchase a temporary half-pipe? This…
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Equinox Ranch is up and running

Not long after pulling off the busy NC 107 onto the small, single-lane road leading to Equinox Ranch, leafy green…
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Graphic video shows Rep. Cawthorn in compromising scene

Yet another video that depicts embattled Western North Carolina Republican congressman Madison Cawthorn in a compromising situation has surfaced, according…
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Web host yanks Cawthorn video, PAC hacked

Just 24 hours after posting a graphic video of controversial congressman Madison Cawthorn, the web host of the site where…
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Tribal Council approves $75 million for ‘themed spectacle,’ site development at Exit 407

One of the world’s top amusement park companies, France-based Puy du Fou, is partnering with the Eastern Band of Cherokee…
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Tribe buys land for housing, cannabis production

Tribal Council voted last week to spend $15 million for the tribal government to acquire 95 acres of trust land…
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Tribe to invest $75 million in Sevier County ‘themed spectacle’

One of the world’s top amusement park companies will partner with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to create a…
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Bridge to clean energy: Leaders mull WNC’s energy future

When the first transmission lines began popping up in the mountains 100 years ago, only one type of power provided…
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In-person early voting begins April 28

Primary Elections in Western North Carolina will be held on Tuesday, May 17, but in-person early voting will get underway…
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