Area emergency personnel discovered the body of a Cashiers resident shortly after their arrival at a fully-involved home fire last Thursday night in the Heady Mountain community.
How much damage historic wildfires in the Nantahala National Forest left behind for the local U.S. Forest Service district to repair is coming into focus.
In the wake of fires that burned 55,531 acres throughout Western North Carolina, conservation and forestry experts are trying to apply what they’ve learned from years of studying the area’s ecology
Additional help responding to a devastating season of drought and Western North Carolina wildfires could be on the way as lawmakers return to Raleigh this week for a special session originally call
The trial of a Cullowhee man accused of killing his mother in August 2014 has been postponed indefinitely after a judge last week found he is currently incompetent to stand trial.
A missing woman’s remains were discovered Monday about two hours away from where she was last seen and after nearly two months of search efforts, according to the Monroe County (Tennessee) Sheriff’
The former director/owner of Blue Ridge Public Safety in Sapphire and his son found themselves behind bars last week after deputies say they tried to kill each other at their family business in Cul
The Cashiers area has seen a rash of break-ins and thefts go unsolved this year, leaving little in the way of answers or closure for business owners and victims.
Emergency management and law enforcement personnel across Jackson County are engaged in a search for a woman who has been missing since last month.
The Glenville-Cashiers Rescue Squad is in a better position to respond to area emergencies after this fiscal year’s county budget placed a strong emphasis on upgrading and modernizing rescue and EM
As uncertainty builds of where tropical systems currently near the United States may travel, now is the time to plan and prepare for emergencies and disasters that may come to Western North Carolin
When a fire alarm activation call comes into the Cashiers-Glenville Volunteer Fire Department, a flurry of activity erupts as full-time and volunteer firefighters rush for their gear and hop in a t
Holding up a piece of plywood with his left hand, Kyle Pursel carefully uses his right to place the mannequin’s boot-covered foot on the rattlesnake hiding underneath.
Wildfires are burning through the U.S. Forest Service budget, and the effects are showing up locally with project delays and fewer staff to manage local resources.
A Georgia news anchor’s death last month at Rainbow Falls in Lake Toxaway has bolstered concerns over safety precautions at waterfalls in the area, many of which see thousands of visitors throughou