Afton Roberts with Darnell Farms speaks to the Swain County Board of Commissioners at the special called meeting Monday, where the board issued an order to close hotels and other vacation stays until further notice.

Swain County closes hotels, rentals as precaution

In a special called meeting on Monday morning, the Swain County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a supplement to the State of Emergency declared last week. The new measure calls for all hotels, motels, inns, rentals, campgrounds, etc., to…

Maroon Devils knock out Knights 9-2


The Maroon Devil baseball team has had a tough start to their season.  In all three of their previous contests, the Devils held the lead for a good portion of the game.