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Two educational summer camps have kicked off at Swain County High School in the past two weeks, STEM Camp and the Maroon Strong Academy Freshman Experience.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park held its first public hearing on Monday, June 20 about its proposed fee increases at frontcountry campsites and picnic pavilions and adding three more backco


The Nantahala Outdoor Center hosted its annual Olympic Day, bringing in gold medal winners and former paddling Olympians to the waters of the Nantahala River for autographs, pictures and fun.

More than 300 people came to Swain County on Saturday, June 18 for a full day of soccer at the Swain Rec Park Soccer field.

The Swain County High School 2016 Athletic Banquet was held Monday night. 


Elizabeth Dwain Moore, age 61, born January 22, 1955, departed this life to go be with God on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at her residence after a lengthy illness. 

Thomas Jackson Welch (Jack), 89, of Bryson City, passed away, Friday, June 17, 2016 at Mountain View Manor.

Daniel Thomas Brown, Jr., 40, of Bryson City passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016. A native of Forsyth County, he was the son of Daniel Thomas Brown, Sr. of Mt. Airy, and the late Patricia Webb.

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