For the second year running, Haywood County is in a better position to attract state funding when it comes to economic development opportunities.
When the N.C. state budget passed the house and the senate, it included a $460,000 line item for a two-year Haywood County innovative court pilot program.
A story in the weekend paper incorrectly stated that funding for an innovative court for Haywood County had been eliminated from the state budget at the last minute.
For 20 years, Ellen Pitt has been on the warpath of an all-consuming crusade against drunken driving. But she never expected to become her own poster child.
It was 80 years ago; a lifetime.
For the second time in less than a year, Waynesville building inspectors have asked for more manpower to keep pace with the development surge.
With the status of two federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates tied up in court, certain individuals who aren’t yet vaccinated are facing a crucial decision point.
The Tourism Development Authority is flush with cash — and they plan to put it to use.
This year, all proceeds raised through The Mountaineer’s Holiday Challenge will go to Mountain Projects where funds will be used to help flood victims and others stay warm for the winter. Contributions so far include:
Soul Sisters Markets will host a Winter Wonderland Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Smoky Mountain Event Center, 758 Crabtree Road, Waynesville.
Get into the holiday cheer with the Hazelwood Christmas Parade on Sunday and the Waynesville Christmas Parade on Monday.
The gift-giving and creative spirit will come alive at Wine & Workshop, a mini-fundraiser held by the Haywood County Arts Council on Thursday, Dec. 16, at 4:30 p.m.
Trailing by double-digits in the third quarter, Pisgah (3-0) girls basketball stormed all the way back in the fourth to get past Cherokee (1-1) 59-53 Wednesday night in Canton.
Just a day after battling to a 69-64 road win over Erwin, Pisgah boys basketball (2-1) returned home to take on Cherokee (0-2) Wednesday night. After leading by as many as 16 in the third quarter, the Bears withstood a furious Braves comeback attempt to claim a tight 60-57 victory.
The Tuscola girls basketball team crossed state lines to take on the Cocke County High School Fighting Cocks in Newport, Tennessee, on Tuesday.