News Stories

Bryson City welcomes a new senior living facility, Bryson Senior Living, at 314 Hughes Branch Road.  The new facility is open for tours and is currently accepting applications from interested resid

Law enforcement officers are often the first ones on the scene when an emergency call comes into dispatch about an overdose. Last year, between March 9-Dec.

The long awaited new wing of Swain County East Elementary School has finally reached completion.


Swain County High School Cheerleaders, Alyssa Schofield, Sydney Hampton and Tamra Nations, have been named as NCCCA All Region Cheerleaders for 2018.

County High School Maroon Devils Wrestling team racked up a couple of more wins on the season this past week. The Maroon Devils traveled to Murphy to take on the Bulldogs on Thursday, Jan.

The Swain County High School Maroon Devils improved their conference standing by defeating the Robbinsville Black Knights on Friday, Jan 12, by a score of 70-58.


Gastonia – Faye Kilpatrick Gillespie went to her heavenly home on January 13, 2018.  She was born on December 11, 1930 to the late Troy Alvin and Estelle Carson Kilpatrick in Swain County, NC.  Her

Claudia Patterson Johnson, born 11/11/1946 in Bryson City, NC, passed away on December 22, 2017 from complications from cancer treatment. 

Beloved Father and Grandfather Talmage Lee Jones Jr. 72 of Bryson City, NC passed away on January 11, 2018.

Memorial service details to be announced.

Smoky Mountain Times

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