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Plans to close Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers and eight other sites and to privatize the othe

School may be out for the summer but Swain’s middle and elementary school cafeterias are still cooking up meals that are reaching the mouths of children across the county, thanks to the participati

In the opening installment of this series on being homeless, it was brought to light that this is a growing problem within our county.


The Swain High Lady Devils took to the field against the Mountain Island Charter School Raptors in the 3rd round of the State Playoffs on Wednesday night.

At the very beginning of the season, when the weather was still cold and many of their classmates were still competing in indoor sports, the Swain County girls’ soccer team set two goals for the 20

Not typically known for its nightlife, Bryson City was alive and kicking at 11 p.m.


Robert Glen Parris, 36, of Whittier went to be with the Lord and his mother Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

John Henry Ball, 80, of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, June 16, 2019. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Ruben and Carrie Ball.

Scott Nathaniel (Rhino) Rochester, 48, of Bryson City went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

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