Shaped-note singing lecture in Swain


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


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.”