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Man sentenced for meth trafficking in area

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On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Frank Michael Lucas, 33, of Sylva, to 160 months in prison on drug trafficking charges, announced Andrew Murray, U.S.

Autumn in the Smokies

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These photos, taken by Teddy Greene, and Greg Passmore, were taken in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park over this past weekend.

Rural counties getting another $15 million for broadband

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After years of frustration, much of Macon County may soon have access to high-speed internet, and the expansion could continue thanks to a $15 million grant from the state. HB387 passed the Senate on Tuesday, and bill co-sponsor Rep. Kevin Corbin said he expects the governor to sign it. There is no...

Help available for ACA enrollment

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Open enrollment opens Nov. 1 for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and there is help available in negotiating the various levels of coverage and pricing.