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  1. Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Jackson County Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Jackson County Farmers Market in Sylva, North Carolina, will host their annual "Holiday Bazaar" during the last two of their 2016 Saturday morning markets, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. Shoppers will find an assortment of craft items, herbal products, beeswax creations, greeting cards, baked goods, woolen products as well as produce and meat and dairy products. December 10th is also our monthly Market Tasting Fundraising event and this month you can support the Market by purchasing sugar cookies provided by Backwoods Bakery to decorate and enjoy at the Market or enjoy at home with coffee or hot cocoa.

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  2. WCU program designed to boost region's nurses gains momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... a variety of health care needs across diverse specialties and in different health care settings. Larry D. Putnam of Sylva was enrolled in the RN BRES program before graduating summa cum laude (with highest honors) from WCU last spring with his ...

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  3. Wilbur Leroy Bud RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Watauga Democrat

    He was a native of Lenoir, N.C., but moved to Raleigh in 1948, where he attended NC State University. He later lived in Sylva and Clay County, N.C., before moving to Cherokee County, N.C., in 1972, where he taught Agriculture.

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  4. Marguerite Cope Close, 81Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 3 | Http

    Marguerite Cope Close, 81, of McMinnville, died Thursday, Dec. 1 at her residence. She was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Sylva, N.C., was a homemaker, and a member of Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Close was preceded in death by parents Gentry and ...

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  5. Randall 'Randy' MarkusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Randall Scott "Randy" Markus, 55, of Sylva, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Randy was a native of Portage, MI, but was a mountain man at heart.

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  6. Cool weather is welcome for fly fishermen across CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | North Carolina Sportsman

    After a record dry and hot summer, fall has arrived in the mountains, bringing cooler weather and, hopefully, improved trout-fishing conditions. Ronnie Setzer of Sylva, N.C., a master fly tier and life-long fly fisher, said November and December are two of his favorite times to fish.

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  7. AIDS service organizations and agencies throughout the CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Q-Notes

    ... In addition to its main office in Asheville, the group also has offices and a presence in Hendersonville, Shelby and Sylva. Ballantyne Family Medicine 6010 East W.T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28215 16147 Lancaster Hwy., Suite 140, Charlotte, NC ...

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  8. Barbara King HarmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    Barbara King Harmon, 89, of Sylva, NC passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at her home with her family by her side.Born on December 4, 1926 in Winston-Salem, NC, she was the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Elinor King. She attended UNC Chapel Hill.

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  9. Finding John ParrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Mountain Xpress

    ... "Everyone in our family - my aunts and uncle and parents - they had all had various copies." Parris, who was born in Sylva in 1914, worked for a number of publications on three different continents, before returning to Western North Carolina in ...

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  10. Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    ... wrap-up concert at the Mothlight . Though it's not being framed as a traditional crowdfunding project, the Sylva Police Department is accepting donations toward the purchase of a discounted K-9. Don, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, would typically ...

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  11. Power of Pink raises $22K for mammograms, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... herokee Casino Resort was the VIP Sponsor at this year's event. The Overall First Place, Female, was Patricia Lord, of Sylva. The Overall First Place, Male, was Andre Vandenberg, of Clyde.

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  12. Wildfires burn in dry western North Carolina ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... rthwest of Highlands. A third is burning northeast of Cullowhee. A fourth is near Franklin and a fifth is northwest of Sylva.

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  13. New charges, details in escaped inmate caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... I-40, near Canton. Phillips was quickly apprehended, but Branning escaped in a stolen Jeep, belonging to off-duty Sylva officer, Judith Lau, who had pulled over to assist. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon for dragging Lau over 1,000 ...

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  14. Charles DotsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Charles Thomas Dotson, 70, passed away at his residence in Sylva on Thursday Oct. 27, 2016. Charles was born in Haywood County on June 20, 1946, to the late Thomas Edwin and Ruth Hunter Dotson.

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  15. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    ... ional Forest, ranging from the two-acre Boteler Peak Fire east of Murphy to the 374-acre Dicks Creek Fire northwest of Sylva.

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  16. Sylva police officer aided in escaped inmate chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Sylva Police Officer Judie Lau was the driver of the Jeep that an inmate carjacked in a failed escape attempt in Haywood County, Police Chief Davis Woodard confirmed Friday. Lau joined the Sylva Police Department three years ago after working in the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office in Florida and as a Macon County Sheriff's Office detective, according to the town of Sylva's website.

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  17. Update on Wildfire burning near SylvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Dicks Creek Fire burning on the Nantahala National Forest and private land near Sylva, NC, is now 60 percent contained at 374 acres. The fire is located to the southeast of Dicks Creek Road.

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  18. Wildfire burning near SylvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Dick's Creek Fire burning on the Nantahala National Forest and private land near Sylva, NC, is estimated at 200-250 acres. The fire is located to the southeast of Dick's Creek Road.

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  19. Sheriff: Vehicle of missing Whittier woman located near Cherokee Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | FOX Carolina

    Eunice Gass, 81, has been missing since late August, and was last seen in the Sylva area. Investigators believed she may have been driving a 2006 Toyota Scion XA with a North Carolina tag.

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  20. High school bands gather for WCU's Tournament ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... starts at 7:30 p.m., and then again during the Homecoming parade that begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in downtown Sylva.

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