North Carolina Senate’s Out For Summer (as is the House)

The North Carolina Senate gaveled out members at 1:30 am and the House closed its doors thirty minutes later on June 30th. Originally, I was going to add all of the information I had found on the progress, or lack there of, from our local government into the July 15th...

Another Bill for the Wall

President Donald Trump’s proposed Border Wall has been met with criticism and praise from both sides of the aisle. Recently, it has reared its ugly head back into the media spotlight. During the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, Trump met with Mexican President...

Six Months Down, Three and a Half Years to Go

“I am your voice. I alone can fix this.” These were the words President Donald Trump spoke when he accepted the presidential nomination at the Republican Convention. During the campaign trail, President Donald Trump made a lot of promises to his base. Such...

Democratic Headquarters Is Open!

Jackson County Democratic Party headquarters at 500 Mill St., Sylva, is open!  The lights are on and the flags are flying.  Starting in mid-July the building is open for visitors on week days.  The hours are currently somewhat limited due to a lack of volunteer...

From Russia With Love

In the wake of reports that President Donald J. Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., had a meeting with Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, along with his brother-in-law Jared Kushner, and former Trump campaign manager Paul J. Manafort, the...