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June 05, 2023

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Four Quakes in Three Days

Earthquakes aren’t common in the North Carolina mountains, so something unusual must be happening under Canton. Four quakes have been recorded in the past three days in the town, according to the United States Geological Survey, which reported the first one last Tuesday, May 23rd data shows. Then two days later three more hit, with two occurring within about 10 minutes of each other Thursday evening. No damage has been reported. All four earthqua...

Drug Treatment Program For Inmates Approved

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has been approved for a nearly $500,000 grant to create a drug treatment program for inmates. Commissioners approved a Memorandum of Agreement between the Sheriff’s Office and Department of Public Safety for the funds at this months regular meeting on May 16th. The JCSO has not said when the program will be up and running.

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