Thursday Jul 17
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Presnell bill now includes new sales tax option
A two-page bill introduced by Rep. Michele Presnell, R-Burnsville, to change provisions of the law that pave the way for providing up to $12 million in funding for which Evergreen Packaging could be eligible has morphed into an economic development bill Republicans say will improve jobs in the state.
Downtown mural reinstalled
When the Capel Rug building on Main Street recently sold, the new owner began a complete renovation, including not only the inside retail space but also the stucco and paint on the outside of the building.
Summer Sunday concert series creates a feast for friends
The hills of Western North Carolina will be alive with the sound of music this summer as St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Burnsville hosts a series of Sunday concerts - two of them at a new outdoor performance area.
Theater review: "Ghost Riders" is a, haunting time-traveling tale
Sharyn McCrumb 's best-selling novel, Ghost Riders , comes to life onstage at Parkway Playhouse in Burnsville as its summer season moves into high gear.
Banks sworn in as new DA
Seth Banks was officially sworn in as district attorney of the 24th Prosecutorial District on Thursday at the Yancey County Courthouse in Burnsville.