Regional

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. 

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. 

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. 

House of Moves Coming to Brasstown

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House of Moves will perform a Friday night concert at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18.