A $50-million mortgage fraud scheme that sent seven Big Ridge developers to federal prison will be featured next week on “American Greed,” a television program that specializes in reporting on busi
The United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent decision to overturn the 2013 Voter Information Verification Act may have major ramifications for how Jackson County conducts its Nov.
Motorists coming to or from Cashiers can encounter precarious roadways in southern Jackson County, making driving the curvy mountain roads ill-suited to the faint of heart.
Teachers are busily assembling their classrooms, parents are double-checking supply lists and students are counting down the remaining days of summer vacation as the first day of school approaches.
The first day of classes in Jackson County Public Schools is fast approaching, and already teachers and staff at Blue Ridge School and Blue Ridge Early College are making preparations for students’
Students at Summit Charter School will welcome the new school year alongside a crew of fresh faces, as enrollment has reached an all-time high for the school’s 19-year history.
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.
Jackson County is still feeling the effects of a drought, as rainfall totals continue to plunge below average levels for the year.
Two major grant contributions have been made to organizations in Jackson County through the Golden LEAF Community-Based Grantsmaking Initiative, a program designed to infuse money into community pr
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
Anglers can enjoy watching Jackson County on national television this month with a third season of “Anglers & Appetites.”
The newest member of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office still has a lot of training left to do, but in about a year’s time he should be ready to hit the streets to take a bite out of crime.
Summit Charter School’s “lemon-aid” stand is looking to build on the success of one student’s entrepreneurial spirit after last year’s fundraiser brought in more than $100,000 for the school.
Two men in disguises tried to rip a safe out of Carolina Smokehouse Monday morning, but left empty-handed.
A proposed Dollar General store just outside the entrance of Burlingame Country Club in Sapphire is drawing mixed reviews from the surrounding community as the lot is prepared for development.