The winter weather outlook for the Cashiers area shows some signs of relief from the drought plaguing the region, but overall dry conditions may persist for some time.
The drought in Western North Carolina shows no sign of slowing, and wildfires throughout the region have grown at an alarming rate as low humidity and high winds make for a dangerous combination.
As drought continues and growing season has ended with the first frost across our two counties of Jackson and Swain and adjacent counties, livestock producers could be scrambling for hay as winter
Crews from local emergency management organizations and the state and federal Forest Service are battling wildfires around the clock throughout Jackson County, as worsening drought conditions trans
Jackson County is still feeling the effects of a drought, as rainfall totals continue to plunge below average levels for the year.