Early voting closes on Saturday, Nov. 5. On Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 8, polls will be open from 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
A fire in Dick’s Creek near Sylva that began Sunday, Oct. 23 was the start of more than a week of crews fighting forest fires in the Nantahala National Forest.
A truck driver lost control of his 18-wheeler on early Monday morning Oct. 31 and flipped over a guardrail down the embankment in the Nantahala Gorge.
Dennis Stephenson, the mailman at the Bryson City post office, has done and seen it all in his 39 years in the postal service business in Swain County.