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Thursday Sep 11 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Vergie Payne

A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late John Sherrill and Jane Ester Payne. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, D.J. Payne, who died in 1993; and three sons, Dempsey, Garland and Philip Payne.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Front www.keysnet.com

Property details emerge in Hamilton case

A metal cable that felled a Key Largo man riding his ATV on a western North Carolina mountain in early July stretched across small portions of two different individually owned properties, and it appears it was tied there to block access to a third, 70-acre lot on the market for development opportunities.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Front www.keysnet.com

a It was like going through hell all over againa

Right off the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway in western North Carolina, the narrow, two-lane Lower Alarka Road turns into the winding Grassy Branch Road, which descends in tight circles banked by a tributary of Fontana Lake.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Williams-Lanning named Teacher of the Year

Karen Williams-Lanning, of Waynesville, was named the 2013-14 Swain County Teacher of the Year.

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Related Topix: Western Carolina University, Bryson City, NC

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