Archives for October 9, 2016

Sun, wind, leaves and fun mark Leaf Festival in Cashiers

The Greater Cashiers Area Merchants Association (GCAMA) held the eighth annual Cashiers Leaf Festival from Oct. 7 to 9. The free festival is held every year on Columbus Day weekend, just as the leaves are starting to change. According to GCAMA, this year the event brought an estimated 8,000 people to the area. “The Board […]

Service project impacts Jackson County seniors

The sounds of chainsaws and wood splitters rang resiliently as enormous logs were split and new bonds were formed on WCU’s campus. With over 100 people contributing, 59 truckloads of wood were collected, cut, split, and delivered to residents in Jackson County. In its seventh year, Impact Day, took place at Cullowhee United Methodist Church […]

Wofford Terriers stomp out Catamounts’ early fire

There were gusty winds and a chill in the air, but that did not deter Catamounts’ fans from cheering on their team on military night. From the opening kickoff to the closing moments of the game, fans were energetic in hopes of getting Western Carolina to end its two game losing streak. The Catamounts came […]