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An inspiration ‘Forged In Fire’

Blacksmith Brock Martin has yet to make his coolest thing. Or has he? The world will find out soon when Martin, a Western Carolina University alumnus, will be a contestant on the History Channel’s hit show “Forged In Fire.” His episode is part of Season 4, which began April 11, and will air on a yet-to-be-determined date.

Campus, community volunteers make 2017 Tuck River Cleanup a success

It was another year and another successful Tuck River Cleanup, considered to be the largest single-day volunteer event to remove trash and restore a waterway in the nation. Held Saturday, April 8, by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, 581 registered participants took part in efforts along nearly 30 miles of the Tuckaseigee River in Jackson County.