Dillsboro welcomes spring with Habitat for Humanity Bloom and Build

The third annual Spring Bloom and Build festival brought thousands to the Dillsboro, North Carolina train depot on an unseasonably warm April 1. The festival was sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Macon and Jackson County, along with students taking the Hospitality and Tourism 436 class – Tourism Planning and Development of WCU. Bloom and Build is a […]

Tuck River clean up back for it’s 33rd year

The largest single day river clean-up in the nation kicks off Saturday morning, April 8, on the campus of Western Carolina University. The Tuck River Cleanup is an annual event that takes the Cullowhee area by storm each year. This year is the 33rd annual cleanup, and it’s expected to be nothing less than spectacular. […]

Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries Festival kicks off this weekend

Western Carolina’s Dance and Cheer team are among many entertainment options that WCU will be featuring at the 33rd annual Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries Festival, which is always the first two Fridays and Saturdays in December in downtown Dillsboro. The festival opens with “College Night” from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. The night […]

Green Energy Park Festival celebrates Youth Arts Festival

Families gathered to enjoy the festivities of arts and crafts created by using methane gas. Jackson County Green Energy Park (JCGEP) hosted their annual Youth Arts Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20 in efforts to popularize the use of clean renewable energy sources for economic and educational purposes. The Youth Arts Festival offered a variety of […]

WCU Night was a success in Dillsboro

WCU Night at the 29th annual Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries was a great success. The town was filled with WCU faculty, staff and students last Friday night, Dec. 7, like it’s never before. According to Lisa Potts, co-owner of Nancy Tut’s Christmas shop and co-president of the Dillsboro Merchants Association the night was very successful. […]

It’s WCU night in Dillsboro

The first horse-drawn carriage ride will trot off at 5:30 p.m. in the town of Dillsboro, to kick off the 29th annual Lights and Luminaries celebration with Western Carolina University’s new Provost, Angi Brenton and family. Following the carriage ride, Mrs. Belcher, wife of Western Carolina University’s chancellor, will fill the air with Christmas spirit […]