News Stories

On Monday, May 23, a natural gas leak on Academy Street between the federal building and Bojangle's sent downtown Bryson City into a flurry of closures and evacuations as the gas could be seen in t

Swain County Board of Commissioners agreed it’s time to raise income levels for county employees who are earning less during a special budget meeting on Thursday, May 19.


For the first time in program history, the Swain County High School girls’ track and field team was declared the NCHSAA 1A State champions on Friday, May 20 at North Carolina A&T University in

Up by 17 team points heading into the last event, the Swain County High School Lady Maroon Devils 4x400 relay team crossed the finish line, winning the race and sealing a team conference championsh


Edith “Edie” Doughtery Rowan passed peacefully Wednesday, April 27, at her home in Whittier.

James Alfred “Junior” Lackey, 89, of 240 Cloer Rd., Bryson City died May 17, 2016 after an extended illness.

Ray Simonds of the Maple Springs community, Bryson City, NC made his earthly passing May 14, 2016.

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