Your first day of the new school year can stir up many emotions.
A 13-year-old boy posted a threat to “shoot up” the Swain County Middle School on a social media account around Aug. 11, according to the Bryson City Police Department.
Trevor George, one of the eight men allegedly responsible for the murder of Calup Joe Caston on March 2, 2013, accepted a plea deal from the state in Swain County Superior Court on Thursday, Aug.
The ribbon was cut and the champagne bottle broken to mark the official dedication of the return of Steam Engine #1702 in a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 5.
With six other local police forces, Swain County Sheriff’s Office hosted a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) meeting with some of the Swain County commissioners on Wednesday, Aug.