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Candidates running for a seat on the Swain County Board of Commissioners, Board of Education and for Sheriff spoke to a full room of around 100 citizens on Monday night at the Smoky Mountain Times

Cooler temperatures are finally arriving in Western North Carolina, with lows dipping into the low-40s and highs in the 60s and 70s, but the higher temperatures of the first part of October and rai

Smoky Mountain Times invites the public to attend a public forum for local candidates on Monday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.


It was homecoming for the Maroon Devils this past week.  The Maroon Devils took control early and cruised to a 39-7 win over Rosman.  Swain found themselves on the other side of a ball control game

The Maroon Devils won their third straight game Friday night, to remain unbeaten in Smoky Mountain Conference play.

The Swain High Marching Band competed in the Cedar Cliffs Classic last Saturday, October 6 at A.C.


Gwyndolyn Cline Ayers, 88, of Bryson City passed away peacefully at Cherokee Indian Hospital on Monday, October 8th, 2018.  A native of Swain County and an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Ch

William E. Howard of 23 Joy Heights, Bryson City, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his father, Levi Henry Howard.

Kolen Flack, 92, of Union Mills, NC passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

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