Bryson City was full of people on Thursday, July 4 for the annual Freedom Fest. Booths lined Everett Street and there were bounce houses at Riverfront Park.
Three times a year retired Marine Joe “Gunner” Vasquez decorates his property on Kirkland’s Creek Road in Bryson City with American flags, but the decorating is not done to please himself.
Often, appointments to county boards are an uneventful affair. Swain County Board of Commissioners accepts nominations and often relies on the board or commission to make its recommendations.
Two programs in Bryson City are working to keep children reading over the summer with a cosmic experience.