Schools will re-open


Clay County and other schools will open for in-person instruction Aug. 17 under an updated Plan B, according to an announcement made by Gov. Roy Cooper during Tuesday’s news conference.

Apartments in planning stage

PDI architect Sheldon Lovelace presented a drawing of an apartment building during the Hayesville Board of Adjustment meeting held Thursday, June 25. The developer plans 100 apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms.

COVID cases rise in state


North Carolina remains in phase 2 of its reopening period and as of June 24, it became mandatory to wear face coverings in public when social distancing is not possible, according to the N.C.