News Stories

The 40th annual Christmas parade held in downtown Bryson City and sponsored by the Swain County Chamber of Commerce returns on Saturday, Dec. 3. 

Western North Carolina has escaped structure loss from recent wildfires, but a forest fire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park quickly spread into Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge this past week,

As of Tuesday morning, the Tellico fire in Swain County was 91 percent contained after burning 13,874 acres, according to media spokesperson Lisa Jennings of US Forest Service.

Sports

The Swain County High School Maroon Devils football team battled in another strong rushing, high scoring playoff game, but lost 70-42 to top seed West Montgomery High School on the road 70-42 on Fr

The Swain County High School Maroon Devils outlasted North Stanly High School Comets in a fast paced, high scoring affair 51-42 in the first round of the NCHSAA 1-AA playoffs at home on Friday, Nov

After the end of the regular season, head coach Neil Blankenship wasn’t expecting his 5-6 Swain County High School Maroon Devils football team to host a playoff game.

Obituaries

Stanley Louis Sieveking, 83, of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, November 25, 2016.

Katherine Lakey Nordling, 79, of Weaverville, formerly of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday November 26, 2016 at her residence.

John Daniel Larch, 64, of the Wolfetown community, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his residence. 

Smoky Mountain Times

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