Iron Jon


Fontana Dam – A 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run? In the same day?

No sweat for 24-year-old Fontana Dam resident Jon Hodgson.

Spectators limited for fall sports


Raleigh – An Oct. 15 announcement from the N.C. High School Athletic Association confirmed what many had feared: sports will begin next month, but crowds will be sparse.

Secret to success


Robbinsville – If you want to trace the recent uptick in success for Lady Knights’ softball, it all starts downtown.

Goodbye, Papa George


Robbinsville – Without George Oliver, who knows where the Robbinsville High School wrestling program would be today?