Swain County Newswire

Swain County Newswire

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

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  1. Their son was bullied, so these parents started a movementRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Washington Times

    Nicole Parton tears up and her voice shakes when she talks about the bullying endured by her 11-year-old son, whose photo was taken while he was in a school bathroom stall and shared on social media. Waylon, a sixth-grader at Swain County Middle, was in the restroom during a break from baseball practice in April when a teammate took the photo, Parton said.

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  2. Their son was bullied, so they started a movement.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    A bullying case involving two middle school students in Swain, illicit photos and cyber-harassment has led to a parent movement in Swain County. Their son was bullied, so these Swain County parents started a movement A bullying case involving two middle school students in Swain, illicit photos and cyber-harassment has led to a parent movement in Swain County.

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  3. Deptartment Of The Interior Plan Ends Discussion About Building North Shore Road In The SmokiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Chattanoogan.com

    Senator Lamar Alexander today said the U.S. Department of the Interior's fiscal year 2018 spending plan includes a $35 million payment to Swain County to "finally end the discussion about building the North Shore Road in the Smokies." 1 comment

  4. Smokies' Clingmans Dome closes temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... Swain County has yet to be paid about $39 million it is owed by the federal government. The government agreed in 2010 to pay the county $52 million for the loss of a road through the north shore area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but most ...

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  5. Five Lady Bears named All-NW1A in soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Mt. Airy News

    ... berth. Ultimately, they not only got it done, but even earned a first-round home playoff game. Mount Airy beat Swain County 8-1 in the first round at Wallace Shelton Stadium, and was putting up a good fight against Southern Piedmont 1A champion ...

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  6. 'We got lucky' on Franklin High hit list, weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... County has 37 entrances - and the century-old school buildings have floor-to-ceiling windows in some areas. In Swain County, a lack of school resource officers makes it hard to monitor buildings, many of which have close to 40 outside entrances. A ...

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  7. Raining wins in Pilot MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Mt. Airy News

    The Cardinals hosted the 16-seed Swain County Maroon Devils in the second round of the 1A state playoffs.

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  8. Lady Bears open with big winRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Mt. Airy News

    Kora Ledezma runs down the open field as a Swain County defender tries to catch her.

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  9. Woman dies in Great Smoky Mountains car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... including the park's technical Search and Rescue Team, and Cherokee Tribal EMS, Cherokee Fire and Rescue, and Swain County Medical Examiner responded to the scene. The 7-mile-long Clingmans Dome Road is the highest road in the park. It leads to ...

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  10. Indiana woman killed in Clingmans Dome Road crash in SmokiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... , including the park's technical Search and Rescue Team, and Cherokee Tribal EMS, Cherokee Fire and Rescue, and Swain County Medical Examiner responded to the scene," according to the release.

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  11. Deputies: NC men arrested in operation targeting child predatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | FOX Carolina

    ... The following agencies assisted in the operation: Cherokee Indian Police Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Swain County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement, Drug Enforcement Administration ...

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  12. N Carolina district sends all students home after threatRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A North Carolina school district sent all students home after a shooting threat targeting its high school was deemed a hoax. Swain County Schools spokesman Toby Burrell tells The Asheville Citizen-Times a parent notified the Swain County High School principal shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday of a shooting threat posted on Facebook.

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  13. North Carolina school district sends all students home after threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... school district sent all students home after a shooting threat targeting its high school was deemed a hoax. Swain County Schools spokesman Toby Burrell tells The Asheville Citizen-Times a parent notified the Swain County High School principal ...

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  14. An interesting show, but a predictable endingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Robesonian

    ... That ignores the fact that out of 100 counties in the state, Robeson's per-pupil spending is 99th. Thank you Swain County. Now it's not the commissioners' fault that this county is poor and heavily taxed already in order to meet basic needs, but it ...

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  15. Cherryville will host Western N.C. 1A wrestling championship on Thursday at 6 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Gaston Gazette

    After winning on Tuesday night, Cherryville High will host the N.C. High School Athletic Association third round and Western N.C. 1A wrestling championship. Cherryville meets Mount Airy and Swain County meets Robbinsville at 6 p.m. at Cherryville's Nixon gymnasium in Thursday's third round matches.

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  16. Bears pin Starmount, move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Mt. Airy News

    ... of which will be defending state champion Robbinsville (30-4), and the other likely to be either Mitchell or Swain County. The showdown between the Bears and the Rams was a rematch of a meet which had taken place back on Nov. 25 at West Stokes' ...

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  17. DA: Cherokee man sentenced for string of robberies at hotels and businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | WMBF

    ... and February 10, 2016. According to court records, McCoy showed a knife to an employee of the Quality Inn in Swain county, demanded money, and took $150 from the desk and $30 from the employee's wallet. The incident occurred on November 20, 2015. ...

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  18. Study finds 'chronic and growing gap' in funding between NC school systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | WRAL.com

    The 2018 Local School Finance Study found that, in 2015-16, the 10 highest-spending counties spent four times more per child than the 10 lowest-spending counties. Orange County, at the top of the list, spends 12 times more per student than Swain County at the bottom.

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  19. Bessemer City's Larry Boone named 2017 Gazette coach of the year Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... 8-0, shared the conference title, and earned a second-round win on their home field with a 26-21 victory over Swain County. After leading the Jackets through that strong season, Boone has been anmed the 2017 Gaston Gazette coach of the year. He said ...

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  20. Game of the Week Preview: Bessemer City at Mount AiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Granite Bears. Bessemer City trailed by nine points in the fourth quarter of last week's game against Swain County. They needed a big run by backup fullback Kiantai Degree to get past rival Cherryville two weeks before. They won two games this year ...

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