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A 4-year-old was bitten by a copperhead snake. Even 10 vials of antivenom didn’t stop the reaction
The boy was playing on the front porch of a cabin when the snake bit him.
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WLOS — The Jackson County community is taking time to remember two high school students killed in a car wreck last week. As investigators piece together what happened, the victims' families and fellow students are organizing a way for the public to help. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle involved in the deadly crash was traveling on Highway 107 between Western Carolina University and Sylva. The vehicle just missed a guardrail and careened down a path, and down a bank where there are a lot of rocks and trees.
7 earthquakes — so far — since May 23 have shaken Canton, North Carolina
Unexpected events have been befalling Canton, North Carolina, lately. On top of that, there has been a surprising chain of earthquakes shaking the town. As of June 6, The United States Geological Survey has recorded seven separate quakes beneath the town since May 23. The quakes have not caused infrastructure damage. The most intense was on June 2, registering 3.2 on the Richter scale, far outranking anything most Canton residents could define as normal.
7th earthquake in 2 weeks detected near same North Carolina town
A seventh earthquake in the last two weeks has been detected in the same western North Carolina mountain town.
Another small earthquake strikes western NC town
Another small earthquake rattled western North Carolina. The 2.6 magnitude quake struck Tuesday morning just after midnight.
Community unites to help families of high school students killed in crash
JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — The Jackson County community is taking time to remember two high school students killed in a car wreck last week. As investigators piece together what happened, the victims' families and fellow students are organizing a way for the public to help. According to the...
Ep. 3 | The Power of Papertown: The Ties That Bind
Lori Fox, principal of Haywood Early College, has a picture in her office of her grandfather. In this black-and-white photo stands a man in uniform, baseball uniform to be specific, with the word “Champion” written in cursive across the chest. Her grandfather, Clyde Miller, was an electrician at...
CIPD Arrest Report for May 28 to June 4, 2023
The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Truck, Train Collide on Highway 229 Near Tallassee
WAKA 8 was on the scene shortly after a truck and a train collided on Highway 229 Tuesday morning. The collision happened in extreme north Macon County, near the Elmore County line, just off Interstate 85 at exit 26. According to Macon County EMA Director Frank Lee, CSX officials have...
Cherokee Elementary School Honor Roll – 4th Nine Weeks Grading Period
Prinicipal’s Honor Roll: Aleena Ledford, Anthony Blankenship, Axe Milholen, Braylon Squirell, Clarice Smith, Daaed Climbingbear-Esquivel, Dayla Luna-Martinez, Elias Teesateskie, Hailey Lambert, Hinlee Taylor, Jaden Shelton, Joselina Crowe-Wilnoty, Kedron Hyatt, Kyle Wahnetah, Leighton Bryson, Liam Maney, Marcella Wolfe, Miri Larch, Orion Skulski, Samuel Lomas, Taylah Ingram, Theodore Squirrel, Tokahey Grant, Tyran Parker, Warner Jones, Xander Long.
Franklin names Bus Driver of the Year
Alice Black was voted Franklin Elementary School’s Bus Driver of the Year earlier this year. (Submitted photo)
Fundraising and GoFund Me Setup for Students Killed in Accident
Jackson County -- June 4, 2023: In a devastating turn of events, Smoky Mountain High School mourns the loss of two promising young lives. Oscar Olguin Gomez, an 11th-grade student, and Jose Itzep Mas, a 10th-grade student, tragically lost their lives in a car accident last week. Additionally, a former graduate of Smoky Mountain High School was critically injured in the same incident.
Chiefs celebrates track and field accomplishments
ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School track and field team closed out the 2023 season with an awards’ night celebration for athletes and their families. The evening, which included dinner, recognized the accomplishments of the team and individual performers during the 2023 season. Top Academic Awards for each team went to Mason Fairchild (boys) and Landry Russell (girls). The MVP Awards were presented to the male and female performers who...
7th earthquake recorded in just two weeks in Canton area
CANTON, N.C. (WLOS) — The Canton area has now had seven earthquakes in just under a two-week period. The latest quake struck early Tuesday morning, June 6, just after midnight at 12:08 a.m. The latest earthquake registered a 2.6 magnitude and was located in west Canton, in the same...
'That's our identity' | Mount Kuwohi: A place for refuge and healing
Great Smoky Mountains Natl. Park — She's the mother of all mountains across the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. She is known for her breathtaking mountain views, ecosystem and peaks. She stands at 6,643 feet above sea level. Her tribal name is Kuwohi or what many know today as Clingmans Dome.
Tech Basketball Adds Transfer Tyzhaun Claude
THE FLATS – Tyzhaun Claude, a 6-8, 236-pound forward who blossomed as one of the top scorers and rebounders in the Southern Conference last season at Western Carolina, has signed a grant-in-aid to join the Georgia Tech program, head coach Damon Stoudamire announced. A native of Goldsboro, N.C., Claude...
Canton paper mill enters final week, Pactiv Evergreen to work to 'repurpose' the mill
CANTON, N.C. (WLOS) — This is the final week for the majority of Pactiv Evergreen employees, before the permanent closure of the Canton Paper Mill. Monday, Pactive Evergreen addressed some of our questions, telling News 13, the following:. We are committed to supporting our employees through this transition by...
Lighten up and try: Highlands lodge bridges history, music, culture
Sitting at a table on the front patio of the Highlander Mountain House, Jason Reeves look up at the historic lodge with an expression of gratitude, only to then gaze back at the bordering Main Street of downtown Highlands. “You know, the most fulfilling part of ‘all this’ is being...
Sign dedication held at site of Sand Town
FRANKLIN, N.C. – A sign dedication took place recognizing the location of the post-Removal Cherokee community of Sand Town (Nvyohi) on Saturday, June 3. The event happened at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in the Cartoogechaye valley, at 542 St. John’s Church Road in Franklin, N.C. This is also the site of Sand Town headman Jim Woodpecker’s and his wife Sally’s final resting place.
Introducing Smoky Mountain Stories: Discover Hidden Treasures of the Smokies
Prepare yourself to explore the hidden treasures and breathtaking beauty of the Smoky Mountains! Visit My Smokies is proud to bring you an unparalleled video docuseries, Smoky Mountain Stories, about our gorgeous Smoky Mountains and all the great fun they’re sure to provide your family! We’ve teamed up with veteran filmmaker Jeff Dockweiler to highlight the very best attractions and accommodations of the Smoky Mountains so that your family is prepared to create your very own Smoky Mountain stories the next time you visit! Here is everything you need to know about Smoky Mountain Stories:
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