The current “unofficial Crossroads City Hall” is one of the four structures on the Wormy Chestnut site slated for demolition. The other two include two stand-alone dwellings adjacent to the main Wormy Chestnut shop.

New plans for retail come to the crossroads

The Wormy Chestnut may be closing Sept. 1, but the name will live in the next incarnation of retail shops located at the popular US 64 West location, dubbed Cashiers’ “unofficial City Hall.” The new development, currently called the Wormy Chestnut…

The end of an era in Cashiers


The news has come as a shock to many.
The Wormy Chestnut, a fixture along the Cashiers crossroads for the past 12 years, is closing its doors come Sept. 1

Fall sports delayed until Sept. 11


The phrase “I don’t know” has become a common answer from area high school athletic directors and coaches to the question, “When are we going to play?” posed by students, parents and the media. 

Delay of game


Uncertainty now clouds the future of the 2020-21 fall sports season when the NCHSAA announced it would delay the start of fall sports until at least Sept. 1.

Lady Bobcats head to the playoffs


The Blue Ridge Lady Bobcats earned a spot in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A tournament with a 71-67 win over Hiwassee Dam in the Little Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament on Feb.

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