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Gillespie to run for NC House

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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.

Nantahala River reopens

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The Nantahala River in the Nantahala Gorge has reopened to the public for all uses. A technical team assessed the river for potential hazards from the recent landslides yesterday, Tuesday, Sept. 3, and did not find any areas of concern. The team included U.S. Forest Service staff and partners with...

A lesson in giving

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To call what happened between games two and three of the Highlands vs. Swain County volleyball match on Thursday, Sept. 26 a “Pay It Forward” moment is inaccurate.