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President Donald Trump released his 2019 budget plan last week, which includes funding for the remaining $35.2 million in North Shore settlement money owed to Swain County.

These photos show the construction of the federal building that housed federal court and several offices over the years.

The cause of a house fire on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 35 Pine Avenue is still under investigation.


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,

Swain County High School Lady Devils fell to Robbinsville in the first round of the Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament by a score of 65-47 on Saturday, Feb. 10.

The Swain County High School Lady Devils basketball team wrapped up the regular season play with a 63-36 loss to Murphy on Tuesday, Feb.


Ronald Kimsey Proctor, 68, of Bryson City passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Olin and Emma Proctor.

Virginia A. DeBord went home to be with her savior and Lord and many loved ones on Feb 9th at her home in Bryson City.

Loretta Shook Cline, 83, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Loretta was born in Bushnell, NC to the late Joseph and Thelma Crisp Shook.

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