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Freshwater jelly time

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The existence of the Eastern Mountain Lion might be an item of hot debate in western North Carolina, but scientists have confirmed the existence of an even more unlikely critter: freshwater jellyfi

Email scam strikes area

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A help wanted ad that recently appeared in both The Graham Star and Cherokee Scout has spurned into countless calls to law enforcement officials, complaining about the ad being a

Mountain lions: fact or fiction?

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Panther, mountain lion, catamount, screamer, puma, cougar, painter – folks cannot come to a consensus on what to call the cat that once roamed all of North America. 

Vaping sparks debate

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Reports tell us that e-cigarettes – more commonly known as vaping – has a tremendous effect on the developing brains of teenagers or adolescents.