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Swain schools go remote for 2 week over virus

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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+

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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

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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

High school access road gets state funding

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Swain County Board of Education Chairman Gerald McKinney was beaming when sharing the news about Swain County Schools receiving $1.6 million in funding to build a new access road for Swain County H

Highway dedicated to Cherokee Beloved Man

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The only man in more than 200 years to be bestowed as Beloved Man by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will have a highway in Swain and Jackson counties dedicated in his honor.