Gardening to Distraction: Possums, Opossums, Oh!
If I could still dress up for Halloween, I have just the costume ? 50 tiny sharp teeth, a rat-like tail, a pouch with moving parts, hissing and slobbering when threatened...it?s a small wonder no one has thought of making a movie about the opossum that terrorized New York!
Glider plane carrying 2 crashes in Warren County
One person is receiving treatment after a glider plane crashed in Warren County Sunday afternoon.
Convicted murderer pleads for life before sentencing
Austin Myers, the 19-year-old convicted of murdering a Waynesville teen, spoke for the first time Monday in a Warren County courtroom before jurors began sentence deliberations.
From the border to the backwoods
I didn?t know who Balsam Range was when I first met them. On Aug. 10, 2012, I had just moved to Waynesville ? literally.
Dealing with violence: Children the focus of nonprofit?s $1 million grant
Domestic violence in Haywood County ? and its effect on children ? could take a hit as the Thirtieth Judicial District Domestic Violence-Sexual Assault Alliance starts using the $1 million it won through a competitive federal grant.
A day in the life: A political newcomer finds her stride
Editor?s note: The Smoky Mountain News spent a day with Jane Hipps, a Democratic challenger running for the state Senate seat spanning the seven western counties.
Illness delays teen killer's sentencing
The sentencing of a convicted Warren County killer was delayed Friday for six weeks after he fell ill during the hearing.