News Stories

Swain County High School students participated in a planned student walkout this morning (Friday, Feb. 23) around 7:45 a.m.

Before students even began class at Swain County High School this morning, Thursday, Feb. 22, law enforcement agents were on site.

A small sinkhole was discovered this morning (Wednesday, Feb. 21) in the parking lot at Swain County High School.

Sports

The Swain County High School Maroon Devils basketball team fell to Chatham Central High School 77-72 in the first round of the NCHSAA Basketball Playoffs on Tuesday, Feb.

Swain County High School senior wrestler Will Paul was crowned the NCHSAA 1A State Champion in the 220-pound weight class at the Individual State Championship on Saturday, Feb. 17.

The Swain County High School Maroon Devils basketball team finished the season with a loss to Rosman in the first round of the Smoky Mountain Conference tournament by a score of 70-67 on Saturday,

Obituaries

Justin Moultrie Weeks, 28, of Bryson City went home to be with the Lord Monday, February 19, 2018 at his residence.

Cline Winchester, 82, of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, February 15, 2018. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Florence Winchester.

Greg Olsen, 78, of Bryson City, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the VA Hospital in Asheville following an extended illness.

Smoky Mountain Times

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