Christmas parade

So many ways to celebrate Christmas in the Smokies

The lights are up and the hot chocolate is warm— it’s the most decorated, celebrated time of year in Swain County. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the most wonderful time of year. While you’re getting ready to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast…

Artist Robert Singleton brings work to Swain


Local art aficionados are in for a rare treat on Sunday, Dec. 15 with the artist reception and show, “An Evening with Robert Singleton” at Mountain Perks, 9 Depot Street in downtown Bryson City.

Man sentenced for meth trafficking in area


On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Frank Michael Lucas, 33, of Sylva, to 160 months in prison on drug trafficking charges, announced Andrew Murray, U.S.