Graham County Newswire

Graham County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Graham County, NC.

Results 1 - 10 of 10 in Graham County, NC

  1. 2,500 dump truck loads of rocks, dirt fall on NC mountain roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Department of Transportation said it will likely be the end of February before engineers can reopen NC 28 in Graham County west of the town of Fontana Dam. The DOT will spend $1.3 million to remove the debris and stabilize the mountain so another ...

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  2. Rockslide closes road in western North CarolinaRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | WBTV

    State transportation officials have closed a North Carolina road after a large rockslide, and they say the slide area remains dangerous. The N.C. Department of Transportation said in a news release on Tuesday that N.C. Highway 28 in Graham County will be closed for several weeks as debris is removed and workers ensure that the slope is safe and stable.

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  3. Meet the man entrusted with Los Angeles Countya s most vulnerable childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    ... out of wedlock, gave him up as an infant. At 10 months old, Bobby and Lois Cagle, who hailed from tiny Graham County on the state's Tennessee border, adopted the boy. "My reason for being in this work, was that I was in foster care myself, and a ...

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  4. From The Mountains, Rural Teams Climb To The TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | AmmoLand

    In a rural landscape of fertile valleys, rising peaks, protected forests and dammed lakes, Graham County, N.C., sits at the border of Tennessee and the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains. Despite being one of the state's least populous counties, it is home to two shooting sports programs creating valuable opportunities for local youth.

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  5. Walleye: a great importRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... agree that the best walleye lakes are Fontana Reservoir in Macon and Graham counties, Santeetlah Lake in Graham County, Lake Glenville (aka Thorpe) in Jackson County, Lake James in Burke and McDowell counties, and Hiwassee Lake in Cherokee County. ...

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  6. It's a different kind of deer season: Drive accordinglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    ... crashes. Counties in the western part of the state have fewer drivers and roads, meaning fewer animal crashes. Graham County had just eight and Swain County had 10. * Don't swerve to avoid a collision with deer as this could cause you to lose ...

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  7. Richmond Countya s teen pregnancy-prevention program on the chopping block -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Boasting one of the highest teen-pregnancy rates in the state, Richmond County is in year three of a five-year state-administered grant aimed at training both educators and students on how to prevent pregnancy, as well as sexually transmitted diseases. This school year will be the second the program will reach all ninth-graders and the first it will reach all eighth-graders in Richmond County schools.

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  8. State of North Carolina v. Charles Mack Anderson JrRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... of lewd and lascivious molestation and was placed on sex offender probation. When defendant relocated to Graham County, he registered with the Graham County Sheriff's Department on 25 October 2014 pursuant to the North Carolina Sex Offender and ...

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  9. 28 years in prison for Norton man for murder, shooting at policeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Norton man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 28 years in prison for murder and other crimes, authorities said. Bobby Joe Tallent, 39, was sentenced in Graham County District Court by Judge Preston Pratt to 341 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a statement.

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  10. In need of flooring and furniture, China turns to WNC treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... man, Jimmy Lee, whose 11 mills include the old Stanley Furniture plant, once the largest employer in Graham County. Much of the lumber Lee processes there and at other facilities in both Carolinas, Virginia and Tennessee is destined for Asian ...

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