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Lights out

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Fontana Dam – Upgrades were made on schedule, but not without several hiccups.

Tourism spending is up

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Recent data released by Visit North Carolina revealed that domestic tourists spent $31,620,000 in Graham County during 2019.

The figure is a 7 ½ percent increase from 2018.

Legal fees may force budget amendment

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Lake Santeetlah – A mere two months into the new budget cycle, ongoing legal wrangling could force one Graham County township to require at least a $27,000 amendment.