OT field goal ends 26 game skid for Cats

OT field goal ends 26 game skid for Cats

Richard Sigmon capped a wild Homecoming Day game as Western Carolina erased an 11-point second half deficit, tying the game with under 10 seconds to play in regulation to force overtime. In the extra session, Sigmon split the uprights on a 39-yard field goal to set off a mob-seen on the turf as the Catamounts…

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Teens charged in mailbox explosion

Two Macon County teens are due in court next month after being charged with exploding mailboxes on the Old Murphy Road. Robert Lee Armstrong, age 18, and Tyler Stoudemire, age 17, were arrested October 21 and charged with a felony count of manufacturing and possessing weapons of mass destruction. They were also charged with injury…

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Kacey Musgraves concert at WCU rescheduled

Local fans looking forward to seeing rising country star Kacey Musgraves will have to wait a little longer. A Homecoming weekend concert at Western Carolina University featuring CMA awards nominee Kacey Musgraves has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Western Carolina says scheduling conflicts have forced concert organizers to find another date for the…

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Halloween in the Park announced

The Macon County Rec. Park has announced details on this year’s Halloween in the Park event. This year, Halloween in the Park will take place on Halloween, Thursday, October 31 from 5:30 to 8: 00 p.m. The event offers a safe place for children to trick or treat as well as play on several inflatables…

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Stream projects in Macon get Duke funding

Duke Energy has approved the funding of seven riparian (streamside) habitat enhancement projects in the watersheds and tailwaters of its Nantahala area hydroelectric projects. Grant funds total $109,057 and matching and in-kind funds for the projects total $406,873.62. Duke Energy established the Riparian Habitat Enhancement Fund as a commitment in the Tuckasegee Cooperative Stakeholder Team…

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Woman found near Coweeta Lab identified

The woman found dead on Tuesday afternoon near Coweeta Lab has been identified as 39-year-old Shelly Ann Burris of both Anderson, S.C. and Franklin, N.C. Burris’ body was discovered by a group of bear hunters, who found her found in a creek. An autopsy is being conducted to confirm the cause of death. That information…

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  • December 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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