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After years of languishing in the shadows of a shuttered amusement park, Maggie Valley’s west end is now seeing substantial…

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By Peter H. Lewis • AVL Watchdog | By 1860, about 15 percent of the population of Western North Carolina was enslaved. Only…

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Haywood County Medical Director Dr. Mark Jaben has been keeping residents updated through the COVID-19 Pandemic with weekly video messages…

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On Monday, June 22, Southwestern Community College hosted Nantahala Health Foundation representatives as they set up a mask distribution site…

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Western Carolina University’s Board of Visitors no longer exists following the WCU Board of Trustees’ vote June 5 to repeal…

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After two years in the position, Jackson County Public Schools Superintendent Kim Elliott will retire as head of the school…

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As the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to impact local businesses, restaurants and bars have been trying to look for ways to…

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The public comment portion of tonight’s meeting of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners drew 16 people who spoke for…

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The Jackson County Department of Public Health has identified its second COVID-19 cluster in a single day, announcing that 11…

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Jackson County Department of Public Health has identified a COVID-19 cluster in a local medical provider’s office.

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UPDATE: Searchers made contact with the hikers around noon Tuesday, July 7. They were able to walk out with search…

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Knoxville, Tennessee-based Johnson Architecture, along with project partner IBI Placemaking, recently earned an award in North Carolina for the Cherokee…

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By Peter H. Lewis • AVL Watchdog | Vance, Patton, Woodfin,  Henderson, Weaver, Chunn, Baird — their names are familiar  to anyone living in…

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Haywood County Public Health received notice July 2 that another Haywood County resident has tested positive for COVID-19.  This brings…

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