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After almost 50 years, Purple Heart recipient Alan Boyer has come home.
Twelve students, including two Hayesville residents, completed Tri-County Community College’s phlebotomy program had their hard work and dedication acknowledged during an intimate ceremony in fro
As of July 1, North Carolina’s Food Stamps program implemented changes in program eligibility guidelines for able-bodied adults without dependents known as ABAWDs for short.


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For anyone who has ever played golf, the chance for a do-over seems too good to be true. But that’s what the format for the week of July 12 offered the ladies of Chatuge Shores.
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The sport of auto racing has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. In fact, it may be part of my DNA. The premiere league in America is by far NASCAR.
In the fall of 1982, the JV Yellow Jacket football team went on a tear. The team blew through the conference to go undefeated and win the Smoky Mountain Conference title. 


Judy Ellison, 74, of Lawrenceville, Ga., formerly of Murphy, passed away Saturday, July 16 2016 following a brave battle against pancreatic cancer.

Joan Marie Giafaglione “nee Ryan,”85, of Hayesville and Boynton Beach, Fla., died of natural causes on Sunday, July 10, 2016. Joan was born June 7, 1931 in Wellsville, N.Y.

William G. “Bill” Phillips, 76, of Murphy, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016.

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