Swain schools go remote for 2 week over virus


Swain County Schools announced Monday night the district would go to Plan C, full remote learning, effective immediately for two weeks, due to a rising number of teachers and staff people either te

Vaccines going to people 75+


Swain County Health Department started providing COVID-19 vaccines to those in Phase 1b, group 1, those 75 years or older, on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Real estate market is red hot


In a year marked by economic uncertainties, the local real estate market in 2020 turned out to be an exceedingly good bet— with demand and sales western North Carolina hasn’t seen since before the