Bitter cold, wintry mix expected in Franklin

The mild weather in western North Carolina will be short lived as another arctic cold front is heading into the area. Macon and surrounding counties are under a winter weather advisory until Wednesday morning—and a wind chill advisory is set to take effect later today through tomorrow morning. The cold front is expected to be…

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Division 14 open house rescheduled

The upcoming open house planned by the NC Department of Transportation for Division 14 has been rescheduled. The DOT will hold the open house for citizens to make comments on local transportation priorities on Tuesday, February 4, from 4 to 7 pm at the Southwestern Community College Burrell Building in Sylva. The open house was…

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Commissioners slated to meet this evening

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting for January tonight beginning at 6 p.m. at the Macon County Courthouse. Among the items on tonight’s agenda are a presentation of the county’s financial audit, a presentation on election law changes, an update on the Parker Meadows Rec. Park project, and consideration of…

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Locals Lighten UP 4 Life

Locals Lighten UP 4 Life

Recently, the fifth session of Angel Medical Center’s Lighten Up 4 Life wrapped up with some very impressive weight loss totals. The top team was the ER Angels who lost an amazing 107.9 pounds (12.53% of the teams total weight) and each team member received a Kindle Fire. The second place team was the Mailbags…

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Below normal temps to linger in WNC

While Punxsutawney Phil is not quite ready to emerge and make his winter weather outlook yet, the National Weather service says the cold snap that’s hit the western Mountains is sticking around for the next several days. With the exception of a warm-up on Monday, high temps for the next couple of weeks are expected…

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State health offiicals warn of ‘dangerous flu’ spreading

State health officials are calling the flu that’s spreading across North Carolina as ‘dangerous’ and say it has even affected young and middle-aged adults. The latest numbers from the state indicate that five more people have died from the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total to 27 for the season. North Carolina Epidemiologist Dr.…

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