Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Evidentiary hearing for Duke rate increase started this week 

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer Just a month after dozens of residents filled a courtroom at the Macon County Courthouse to speak out against a...

Solution near for class size crunch

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer North Carolina House of Representative Kevin Corbin, who represents Macon County is among the state’s legislators who whole-heartedly agree that...

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...

House and Senate tax plans both promise change

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Macon County’s House of Representatives member Kevin Corbin joined fellow conservatives to introduce House Bill 356 last week, also known...

Youth participate in 30 Hour Famine to raise awareness, donations for...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer For more than two decades, youth in Macon County have been participating in the 30 Hour Famine each year to...

Letters to the Editor for February 16, 2017

Education key to making America great again Donald Trump has been elected on a promise to Make America Great Again. He defeated a host of...

Mountain legislators have busy first week 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer From Congressman Mark Meadows gaveling in the U.S. House of Representatives, calling to order the House' first session under the...

Macon County Commissioners a part of legislative goals conference

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer County commissioners from across the state convened in Wake County last week for the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners...

WNC to get share of disaster recovery for wildfires

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The North Carolina House of Representatives approved a $200 million disaster recovery package in a 115-0 vote on Tuesday to...

U.S. Forest Service: No end in sight for wildfires burning in...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer It was standing room only in Southwestern Community College's Swain County campus on Sunday afternoon for a public meeting held...