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Rough road, dark history

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Robbinsville – There is an alternative route between Andrews and Robbinsville: one not burdened with traffic, but fraught with history. 

5,614 steps to history

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Robbinsville – Rylee Anderson entered Friday’s regular-season home finale against Andrews just 152 yards shy of rewriting the record books.

Shaped-note singing lecture in Swain

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Bryson City – “A History of Shaped-Note Singing and the Shaping of Church Music In Appalachia” is the title of the presentation by Curtis Blanton for the Nov. 7 meeting of the Swai

Be wary of TB in deer

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Earlier this month and in the thick of deer season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that deer “can transmit certain strains of tuberculosis to hunters.”