Archives for March 23, 2017

Health board not on board with DSS consolidation

This story was written by Tanner Hall, originally published in The Sylva Herald. Local health board members say they will go into today’s meeting about possible consolidation with the Department of Social Services’ board with one specific question: Why? County leaders set these wheels in motion during a Dec. 10 work session, after Commissioner Ron Mau suggested […]

Local Meals on Wheels to roll on … budget cut or no budget cut

This story was written by Haley Smith, originally published in The Sylva Herald. It’s still too early to know exactly what might happen, but President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts could limit funding for Jackson County Meals on Wheels. Jackson County Department on Aging Director Eddie Wells said the details remain in flux. “If it were a […]

Trump’s budget would abolish 7 local programs

This story was written by Quintin Ellison, originally published in The Sylva Herald. In the grand scheme of things, when compared to a budget numbering in the billions, $2 million doesn’t amount to a thimbleful of funding. Those federal dollars, however, provide money to help Jackson County’s neediest. If President Donald Trump’s proposed budget is adopted, seven […]

Humanité Boutique to hold dresses and deserts event

Humanité Boutique will hold their seventh annual “Dresses and Desserts” event to celebrate their seventh anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the downtown Bryson City and Sylva stores. Humanité Boutique opened in March 2010. Its purpose is “to hand select on-trend, standout clothes, accessories and home décor that inspire your sense of compassion as much […]