News Stories

Jackson County Schools had the eighth-highest rate of reportable crimes in North Carolina for grades 9-13, according to 2015-16 data from the state Department of Public Instruction. 

They were all lies.

The fatal disease. The cartel’s revenge. The messages from spies.


Local health officials will participate in the Western North Carolina Substance Use Alliance, organized by the regional agency Vaya Health.


Summit Charter School girls capped off a historic season Saturday morning defeating Highlands School 30-19 to win their first ever Tri-State Conference Championship.  Trailing 14 – 10 at halftime,

Lady Bears win 10th basketball game in a row

Chase Kenter of Cashiers has been hopping in the pool since about the time he learned to hop at all. 


Thomas Burke McKinney, 69 of Cashiers, North Carolina passed away Jan. 31.

Born May 17, 1947 in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of the late Thomas L. and Jeannette A. McKinney.

Peggy L. Rowbottom, 84, of Cashiers, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7.

 Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Clay Price and Phoebe Evitt Price.

Marshall Carr Ferrell, Jr., age 90, a summer resident of Glenville, North Carolina passed away at his home in Tampa, Florida on January 23, 2017.  He had been in poor health for many years.

Crossroads Chronicle

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