The Mountaineer Publishing Company
James M. "Jim" Lawrence
James M. "Jim" Lawrence, 78, passed into Eternal Life peacefully June 14, 2013. He was born Oct. 30, 1934 to the late Oscar "Red" and Modena "Dean" Lawrence in Swain County.
Hunger news alarming, may worsen
For children, the insecurity rate was 27 percent. And the situation may get worse before it gets better, thanks to misguided initiatives at both the state and federal levels.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Hunger woes persist in WNC
The economy is improving in fits and starts, but hunger remains a stubborn problem in Western North Carolina, according to a new report.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Polk County News
Polk County Heritage
The reason for the focus on the Stillwell family this week is the passing of my classmate of twelve years, Franklin 'Tony' Stillwell, and the family research I did for his oldest son, James, I thought I'd share.
Thu May 30, 2013
The Asheville Citizen-Times
McCoy leaving Robbinsville
State champion wrestler and star linebacker Spencer McCoy is in the process of moving to Cherokee with his family.
Mon May 27, 2013
Music, trains, Jarrett legacy carried area's spirit
In 1966, Uncle Sam took the U.S. mail off passenger trains and began to move it by truck and plane.