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The latest attempt to get WNC up to ‘high speed’

Davin Eldridge – Staff Writer With the help of a new bill, Western North Carolina might be one step closer to increasing its access to...

Numbers are in: Impact of eclipse creates record revenue

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer For months leading up to the Great American Eclipse, experts attempted to gauge what economic impact the eclipse was going...

Congressman Meadows tours TekTone’s new manufacturing operations

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer Manufacturers contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016 and tor every $1 spent in manufacturing, another $1.81 is...

Macon County Emergency Services urges residents to prepare for August 21...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer With just a few weeks until the Great American Eclipse, Macon County Emergency Management is falling in line with emergency...

Understanding the definition of service animals and the law

  Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Service animals can provide invaluable help to people who are physically or emotionally impaired, but many people use untrained pets...

Senate passes House Bill 13 compromise on class size requirements 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer When House Bill 13 unanimously passed the House of Representatives, Senate leaders refused to consider the legislation, which addresses the...

Economic Development roles vary in WNC; regional partnership working to bring...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Southwestern Commission recently launched MountainWest Partnership, an economic development marketing initiative that aims to tell the true story of...

Corbin joins Republican legislators to introduce “Economic Terrorist” bill

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer If a bill introduced by House Republicans last week makes it through the legislature, unruly protestors in North Carolina can...

Town to host block party for Solar Eclipse 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Franklin is one of the few towns in the entire United States that falls within the line of totality for...

Tourism continues to bring big bucks, jobs to Macon County

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Western Carolina University has been hosting a hospitality and tourism conference for the last three years, with students conducting research...