News Stories

Swain County has submitted an application for the federal government to give the county the federal courthouse located on Main Street.

Republican challengers running for a seat on Swain County Board of Commissioners got the spotlight in a candidate forum held on Monday night, Oct. 3.


The Swain County High School Maroon Devils football team attacked early and attacked often in its 41-14 road win against Andrews High School on Friday, Oct. 14.

The Swain County High School Maroon Devils varsity volleyball team fought through a tough Andrews High School squad, winning 3-1 (25-14, 21-25, 25-19, 25-19) on Tuesday night, Oct. 11 at home. 


Margaret Elizabeth Zilke-Oliver, 93, of Swain County in Bryson City, NC passed away 10/12/16 at Sunrise Assisted Living, Phoenix, AZ.

Cherokee North Carolina- Hattie Giles Morris went to her heavenly home on October 13, 2016.

Max Clyde Davis, 78, of Bryson City went home to be with the Lord Thursday, October 13, 2016 at his residence. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Clyde S.

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