Archives for November 8, 2016

Tense election night at WCU as Trump carries NC

Haley Smith, Mick Cauthen and David Johnson reporting. Donald Trump has won the presidential race in Jackson County and wins the state of North Carolina. Trump won Jackson County with 52 percent of the vote, while Hillary Clinton garnered 41 percent of the vote. Some students are jovial while others are despondent with the current […]

K-12 education in N.C. and the elections

Education in the United States is one of the biggest issues that is discussed very little when it comes to this election cycle.¬† This is especially true for primary education, considering that the presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, had been discussing mostly college education and student debt. ¬†Clinton and Trump both have very […]

No lines on election day in Cullowhee

Jackson County residents are going to the polls on Election Day following a strong early voting turnout. According to the North Carolina Board of Elections, 46 percent of the nearly 29,000 Jackson County registered voters have already cast their ballots. The tally of early votes cast adds up to about 13,000. That is only about […]