Gillespie to run for NC House


Macon County commissioner Karl Gillespie will officially announce his bid for the N.C. House of Representatives District 120 seat on Saturday at Macon County GOP headquarters on Highlands Road.

Parvo shuts down shelter


A case of canine parvovirus has forced Appalachian Animal Rescue Center to close, halting adoptions and intakes until further notice.

Survivors: Early detection saves lives


One in every eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. Many of those women live in Macon County, of different ages and diverse backgrounds.