Swain County Newswire (Page 3)

Swain County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Swain County, NC. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 59 of 64 in Swain County, NC

  1. NC House waits another day on presidential primary billRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | WLOS

    ... of its national convention delegates next year. A similar effort is planned for this weekend along the river in Swain County. Litter has floated downstream and collected in several areas around Bryson City. "And in the afternoon we'll have some ...


  2. Judges Say Gay Marriage Forced Them OutRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... beliefs and simultaneously participate in a same-sex marriage ceremony." Breedlove, a former Marine, lives in Swain County, N.C. and served as a magistrate for about 24 years until he resigned on October 21, 2014. He too is a Christian and is a ...


  3. NC schools must up their game for treating sports injuriesRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | WLOS

    ... at practices and games of all sports at both the high school and middle school levels. BRYSON CITY, N.C. -- The Swain County Board of Elections office in Bryson City is beefing up security after a break-in early Wednesday morning. Director Joan ...


  4. Bat-Killing Fungus Continues in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... revealed the spread of the disease as it made its way south, with a large decline in bat numbers noted in a Swain County cave. When last surveyed in 2013, the Swain County cave was a winter shelter for more than 1,000 bats and the first visible ...


  5. 27 face cockfighting charges; more than 120 roosters foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WLOS

    ... e people robbed the church and are familiar with the area. If you have any information you're asked to call the Swain County Sheriff's Office.


  6. Bears' Holder picks AverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... and TD/interception ratio (9 to 3) in the regular season. Like the rest of the Bears, Logan struggled against Swain County in a 14-0 loss in the playoffs, but Logan also had some great games along the way. In a win over Carroll County, Logan needed ...


  7. United Way announces first goal of 2015-16 campaign seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... above the national average of 26.5 per 1,000 girls as of 2013. APPCNC data shows Onslow County is second to Swain County for adolescent teen birth rates in the state with 67.5 per 1,000 girls - 39.1 per 1,000 above the state average and 41 per 1,000 ...


  8. Martha Ila PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    On the peaceful spring morning of Sunday, March 22, 2015, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Martha Ila Grooms Pace, 89, of Pacer Trail, entered into the arms of the angels. Martha was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Swain County to the late James Harrison Grooms and Lydia Jackson Grooms.


  9. Goodwin's girls start season in strong fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... committed to play for Division III power Piedmont College in early February. On Saturday, The Black Bears swept Swain County, 8-0 and 11-0, while blanking Erwin on the road Monday afternoon, 5-0. Against the Warriors, Kuykendall scattered seven hits ...


  10. Luther R. McGee, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Republic

    ... rites will be presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard. Born in the Straight Fork Community of Swain County, North Carolina, November 18, 1921, Mr. McGee was the son of Kelly and Maude Gillespie McGee. He married Betty Catherine ...


  11. Haywood lawmaker praised for supporting redistricting reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Good-government advocates are applauding N.C. House Rep. Joe Sam Queen for his support of taking partisan politics out of the way voting maps are created in North Carolina. Queen, who represents part of Haywood County along with all of Jackson and Swain counties, is a co-sponsor of House Bill 92, which would establish an impartial process for drawing the state's congressional and legislative districts.


  12. Bears take three gold medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... route, winning by decision in all three matches. He won 3-0, 4-3 and 3-1 in the final against Graham Allen, Swain County. Pack won 6-2 in the first match, then went to overtime to win his second. He took gold with a pin of Levi Rushing, East ...


  13. Laura Bell YarboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Waynesville, Laura Bell Parris Yarborough, 93, of Yarborough Street, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home. A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late Garrison and Annie Mull Parris.


  14. Free Celtic music concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The public is invited to a free Celtic music concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8 at the Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson City. Harper and singer Ann-AdA le Lloyd and flutist Milissa Ellison, both of Asheville, will perform a wide range of selections of Celtic music for harp and flutes from medieval to modern times.


  15. Bears fall in 1A regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... ough to come away with two wins Thursday, but the Bears came close. At Mitchell High School, the Bears defeated Swain County 42-29 in the opener. Then against Mitchell, the Bears kept it close before losing 45-34.


  16. Under NC Bill, Magistrates Allowed to Pass on Gay MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | News Max

    ... which, in effect, struck down North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban. The action resulted in the resignation of Swain County Magistrate Judge Gilbert Breedlove, a part-time pastor, after 23 years as a magistrate, the Asheville Citizen-Times reports. ...


  17. GSMR announces highlights for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Passengers will enjoy a barbecue sandwich meal, a layover at the Nantahala Outdoor Center, the history of Swain County's own historic mountain moonshine outlaw, and sample the smooth moonshine, Midnight Moon. All passengers receive an official mason ...


  18. NC state Sen. Earline Parmon to resign next weekRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | WLOS

    ... her husband last year as a turning point for her to look at new opportunities and options to serve the public. SWAIN COUNTY, N.C. -- Another mountain school district has voted to do away with corporal punishment. Swain County administrators say ...


  19. Legendary Chapel Hill clothier Milton Julian dies at age 96Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | WLOS

    Milton Julian, whose clothing store was a Chapel Hill landmark for more than 40 years, has died at age 96. Born in Brockton, Massachusetts, Milton Julian moved to North Carolina in the 1930s and sold shoes in a Franklin Street shop until he graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1941. He served in the Army Air Forces in World War II.