Norris Joins Caregiver Foundation


Executive director of the High Country Caregiver Foundation Brenda Reece has announced that longtime media representative Sherrie Norris has joined the HCCGF as RAPP coordinator and program assistant. RAPP, Relatives as Parents Program, is one of several services offered through the HCCGF, which operates in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging/High Country Council of (more)

Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poets Series


The Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series (GCDPS) congratulates the four emerging poets selected to be mentored by Distinguished Poet (DP) Pat Riviere-Seel in 2016-2017:  high school junior Jade Shuler of Bryson City, Mountain Heritage High School senior Mary Coggins of Burnsville, and adult poets Benjamin Cutler of Jackson County and Cathy Larson Sky of Spruce Pine. (more)

Subway Teams Up with Coaches to Fight Cancer


Eleven of the state’s head men’s basketball coaches -- including two Western North Carolina coaches -- are not only wanting to win games this season, they are also hoping to win the fight against cancer. For the six-week campaign Coach Hunter and Coach McDevitt are coming together to participate in an effort to raise awareness and money for something that has affected each of (more)