Press photo/Lee Buchanan Librarians Sharon Crosby (left) and Peggy Ellison are shown in the book section of the library.

Changes overdue at Nantahala Library

Everyone agrees that the Nantahala Community Library is a mess. It’s tiny and ill-suited to house a library. And it’s falling apart. Mushrooms have been known to sprout from dark and dank corners of the 1,800-square-foot trailer. “It’s a double…

Earthquake shakes Macon


Macon County residents had their quiet Sunday morning shaken when an 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Sparta, 230 miles away.