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September 29, 2023

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Park reports 5-10 acre wildfire on Fontana Lake shore

Great Smoky Mountains National Park firefighters are suppressing a 5-10 acre wildland fire near backcountry campsite 87 on Fontana Lake’s shore. The Lake Fire was reported at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26. Firefighters were on the scene early this evening and will remain in the ar...

Annual Fall Color Forecast for WNC

Beverly Collins – WCU Professor Fall, the time of year when Western Carolina University’s campus is bustling with activity, classes, football and of course, the brilliant color of autumn leaves. The fall colors across Western North Carolina are a seasonal sensation that draw thousands of visit...

Jackson Man Faces Arson Charges

Jackson Man Faces Arson Charges
Christopher Johnson A resident of Jackson County is now facing a combination of misdemeanor and felony charges in the aftermath of a recent domestic incident that could h...
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