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2019 Year in Review

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The dome at the historic courthouse in downtown Bryson City saw repairs that began in late January.

Swain TDA proposes aquarium expansion

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In a Dec. 5 letter to Swain County Manager Kevin King, the Swain County Tourism and Development Authority is proposing an expansion of the aquarium on Island Street.

Town wrestles with growth, ordinances

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Bryson City’s newest hotel has exposed an Achilles heel within the town’s ordinances and building codes, a problem that could prove cumbersome and costly in the future if not fixed.

Artist Robert Singleton brings work to Swain

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Local art aficionados are in for a rare treat on Sunday, Dec. 15 with the artist reception and show, “An Evening with Robert Singleton” at Mountain Perks, 9 Depot Street in downtown Bryson City.