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Since July 2015, the Swain County High School Marching Band has been putting on fundraisers and working tirelessly to fund its $25,000 goal to participate in the 75th anniversary of the bombing of

Tennessee Valley Authority representatives got an earful from members of Congress at an Oversight & Government Reform Hearing Advisory held in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Sept. 23.

Swain County Sheriff’s Office closed roads in the Nantahala Gorge this morning, Saturday, Sept. 24, after receiving a call of a suspicious object left at the Nantahala Grocery gas pumps.


The Swain County High School Lady Maroon Devils varsity volleyball team got back on track after dropping two straight games, six straight sets, with a clean sweep of Robbinsville High School at hom

It was a good run for the Swain County High School Lady Maroon Devils volleyball team, suffering its first loss of the month against Hayesville High School on Tuesday, Sept.


Reverend Lelon W. Greene of the Alarka Community passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 21 while camping at Hiawassee, Georgia on Lake Chatuge.

Patricia Swan passed away Sunday September 25, 2016.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Friday at St. Josephs Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Bryson City Cemetery.

Denise B. Howard passed away peacefully in Asheville Memorial Hospital on September 23rd in Asheville, NC at the age of 58.

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