Larry Moss, owner of Moss Christmas Tree Farms in the Norton community said, the first post-recession crop of Fraser firs were planted four years ago and stand about five-feet high.

Evergreen industry: Southern Jackson County’s Christmas tree farms remained strong in 2019

The 2019 Christmas tree shopping season was a resounding success, according to local tree farmers in the area.  “We had a great year,” said Tom Sawyer, owner of Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm in Glenville. “Our sales were up about 10 percent over…

BREC sets sights on the playoffs


A pair of potential showdowns loom between Blue Ridge Early College and their arch rivals Highlands and Hiwassee Dam in the Little Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament February 18 and 20 in Highlan