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Fire Chief: 2 dead in ATV crash in Western NC

CANTON, N.C. (WSPA) – Two people have died following an ATV crash in Canton, North Carolina Saturday morning. According to Center Pigeon Fire Chief Johnny Pless, the incident occurred around 9:23 a.m. roughly two to three miles up the mountain side from Old Henson Cove Rd. in Canton, N.C. Chief...
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Asheville will pay $2.1 million in reparations to black residents

On June 8th of this year, Asheville's City Council voted to appropriate $2.1 million dollars from a land deal and funnel it towards reparations for black residents. These funds will be redirected from the proceeds raised from selling city-owned land on South Charlotte Street in downtown Asheville. The land was sold for about $3.7 million, and more than half of that will be allocated toward reparations.
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Planned outage impacting several Haywood County communities scheduled for Sunday night

HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Haywood Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) says a planned power outage is set to take place Sunday night, July 25, 2021. The outage will take place on the on the Bethel Substation for maintenance, a spokesperson for Haywood EMC says, and will affect everyone in the Bethel, Cruso and Lake Logan communities for approximately 15 minutes beginning at 10 p.m.
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2 dead in ATV crash on steep embankment in NC mountains

CANTON, N.C. (WSPA) – Two people have died following an ATV crash near Canton in Haywood County Saturday morning. According to Center Pigeon Fire Chief Johnny Pless, the incident occurred around 9:23 a.m. roughly two to three miles up the mountainside from the 3600 block of Old Henson Cove Road in Canton.
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2 dead after ATV goes down steep embankment during crash in NC

CANTON, N.C. (WSPA) — Two people have died following an ATV crash in Canton, North Carolina on Saturday morning. According to Center Pigeon Fire Chief Johnny Pless, the incident happened around 9:23 a.m. roughly two to three miles up the mountainside from Old Henson Cove Road in Canton. Chief Pless...
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This is the County in the Asheville, NC Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

Though vaccine distribution is well underway across the United States, the novel coronavirus continues to spread through the population. To date, there have been 33,741,500 reported cases of the virus nationwide — and that number is growing every day. In the Asheville metropolitan area, located in North Carolina, a total of 34,802 COVID-19 cases have […]
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3 Fun Things To Do in North Carolina Before Summer Ends

Still haven’t enjoyed summer? You’ve got some time. If you’re anything like me, you’re waiting to kick off summer in North Carolina comfortably when it’s not as hot — but really, now is probably the best time to enjoy it. After all, one day it’s here, and the next it’s gone. And with a raging virus still soaring through our great State, it could also be wise to enjoy as much of summer as you can before the numbers get any higher and our current conditions become worse.
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A place called Frog Level; How I-26 changed a way of life

During the Great Depression, local people could not imagine that prosperity would ever come to the mountains again. Hard times were surely here to stay. At least, that’s the way it seemed to most folks. However, Uncle Mont Jones, the Zirconia, NC, postmaster, had a different world view. He foresaw...
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BCSO: Detainee passes away at detention facility

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX CAROLINA) - A detainee passed away on Friday, July 23, according to the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office. According to the Sheriff's Office, 68-year-old Robert Charles Austin was found unresponsive in his cell Friday by a Detention Officer conducting rounds. Deputies say after receiving medical care from Detention...
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