News

Council members abruptly resign

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Lake Santeetlah – Two town council members recently tendered their resignations in a span of three days.

Reading the woolly worms

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The black and brown bands of the larval form of the Isabella tiger moth – also known as the woolly worm, woolly bear, or hedgehog caterpillar – are known from North Carolina to Pennsylvania as a wa

Ministry through hiking

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Robbinsville – The Robbinsville United Methodist recently won a $250 Fresh Expressions grant to help the congregation support hikers on the Appalachian Trail. 

Nothing new on cell tower

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Robbinsville – Cell phone users in Graham County have waited months for the new 210-foot tower on Johns Road to go on-line.
But they will have to wait a bit longer. 

Drought increases fire danger

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As every farmer and gardener is well aware, western North Carolina has been in drought or near-drought conditions for some time. 

May we take your order?

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Robbinsville – The Career and Technical Education Teacher Department at Robbinsville High School recently threw an open house to celebrate the school’s new state-of-the-art commerc

Woman drowns in creek

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Big Santeetlah – Officials have confirmed that a Huntsville, Ala. woman drowned in Big Santeetlah Creek on Oct. 7, and the death is being investigated as suspicious.

MountainTrue hosting tree, shrub sale

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The annual native plant sale held by the Western Regional Office of MountainTrue – formerly known as the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition – has now begun.