News Stories

NC Governor Roy Cooper took a brief tour of the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County on Friday, April 12 during a two-day Western North Carolina tour and promote his budget plan. 

Swain County High School Lady Maroon Devils hosted Cherokee and Rabun Gap-Nacoochee for a double header on Tuesday afternoon.

Swain Middle School (SMS) saw five of its students selected to advance to the state level of the National History Day competition during the regional contest held March 30 at Western Carolina Unive


The Maroon Devils hosted Cherokee Braves on Tuesday afternoon for a conference game. 

The Lady Devils soccer team traveled to Cashiers on Thursday, April 4 to take on  Blue Ridge Early College.

Visiting Erwin scored 7 runs in the 5th to break a 2-2 tie and go on to take a 9-3 win over the Maroon Devils on Wednesday, April 3.  Erwin had 10 hits on the evening while the Maroon Devils scored


Neal Grant Blanton of the Toot Hollow Community, Bryson City, NC went home to be with the Lord and her loved ones on Monday, April 15, 2019.  

David “Dave” Ensley, 67, of the Painttown Community in Cherokee, North Carolina went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 13, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Albin Rex Gwaltney passed away Tuesday, Apr. 03, 2019 at the age of 64. 

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