When Haywood County was booming in the early 2000s, houses were selling like hotcakes, there wasn’t a piece of land that wasn’t being eyed for development and the building industry was at its highest in recent memory.
As national politics turns ever more shrill and increasingly more divisive, it may be tempting to just give up on government — and on news about governance.
Part of Haywood County’s tourism allure has always been the festivals planned by various organizations. The types and themes of the festivals have varied through the years, but all have the same goal — to offer a reason to visit the county or provide yet another activity for those who live h…
RALEIGH — Almost exactly one year ago, South Carolina’s state senate was presented with a measure to raise the default age at which those accused of committing crimes were treated as adults rather than as juveniles. For decades, that age had been 16 in South Carolina.