About 300 people gathered Thursday evening, Sept. 4, at Western Carolina University to hear U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), and his 11th District Democratic opponent Tom Hill debate Congressional and governmental roles.
A N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources public hearing on Friday, Sept. 12, devoted to North Carolina’s oil and gas rules is being moved to another spot on the Western Carolina University campus – the Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
Candidates vying for elected office in three races to be decided by Western North Carolina voters in November have agreed to take part in a series of debates sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs.
A new exhibit featuring the creative work of local women from the late 19th century to the present is available for public viewing in the Jackson County Historical Society’s display area in the Jackson County Public Library Complex in Sylva.
Thirty campus leaders from Western Carolina University crisscrossed the mountains of Western North Carolina for a weeklong tour Monday, May 12, through Friday, May 16, to learn more about the region that the university serves and to help strengthen relationships between WCU and its surrounding communities.
Dr. Janine Keever wanted Smoky Mountain Obstetrics & Gynecology’s new office in Sylva to be a place where all women would feel comfortable, and Western Carolina University students stepped forward to help.