Saturday, November 18, 2017
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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...

Burning ban issued for 25 mountain counties

RALEIGH - Because of increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued  a ban on all open burning and canceled all burning permits for...

Second primary names Congressional and Supreme Court candidates 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Voters across the state headed to the polls on Tuesday, for the state's second primary election. The election was rescheduled...