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    Thursday, September 08, 2016
    In their ongoing efforts to successfully fund a $15,000 endowed scholarship with Southwestern Community College (SCC) in Sylva, NC, the founders and board members of Catch the Spirit of Appalachia will host their 10th Annual scholarship dinner. This year the dinner will be held at the Burrell Building on the campus of Southwestern Community College in Sylva. Featured entertainers for evening will ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    Sales for the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Our Town relocation and community information magazine are underway. The proceeds of advertising sales assist the Chamber in producing July 4th Fireworks & Festivities, Concerts on the Creek, monthly networking events, seminars, and support daily operations. Our Town is the Chamber's annual community magazine, relocation guide ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    Sales for the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Our Town relocation and community information magazine are underway. Find all the details regarding advertising by simply clicking HERE . The proceeds of advertising sales assist the Chamber in producing July 4th Fireworks & Festivities, Concerts on the Creek, monthly networking events, seminars, and support daily operations. Our ...read more
    Categories: 2017 Our Town magazine advertising is open
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    On Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 The Conservation Fund and the National Park Service hosted an event to commemorate the National Park Service's centennial and to celebrate the protection of lands surrounding Jackson County's own Waterrock Knob, a major scenic destination located at 6,292 feet in elevation on the Blue Ridge Parkway. An effort to conserve more than 5,000 acres in the Plott Balsam ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016
    The silver screen will soon look like a familiar place to many people acquainted with the sights and sounds of Jackson County. In February of 2016, producers of the film, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," announced they would be filming parts of the movie on the streets of Sylva, N.C. The movie stars Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell and ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016
    Western Carolina University has been named the premiere outdoor adventure college in the region, according to a Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine online readers’ poll. The monthly magazine for outdoor sports, health and adventure travel in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic announced the results in an online article Monday, May 16. It is the third straight year for WCU to gain the recognition. ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Tuesday, June 07, 2016
    The Town of Sylva has been featured as one of the cleanest cities in America in a recent article by the popular travel website Expedia.com. Thousands of user reviews from across the U.S. were analyzed to determine the highest cleanliness ratings. Sylva ranked No. 4 in the country. “These real life opinions in addition to your city’s environmental initiatives speaks volumes of your ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Thursday, June 02, 2016
    Jackson County moved one step closer to becoming the N.C. Trout Capital on Wednesday, June 1 in Raleigh, as members of the state legislature recognized the county as the state’s Premier Trout Fishing Destination. N.C. Senator Jim Davis and N.C. House Representative Joe Sam Queen both participated and spoke before the legislature in support of bestowing this honor upon Jackson County. Also ...read more
    Categories: News Release
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016
    The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce in Sylva and Jackson County Commissioners will request North Carolina General Assembly to proclaim Jackson County the official Trout Capital of North Carolina. The General Assembly could potentially bestow the honor in recognition of the county’s immense natural resources and its place in history as home to the first fly fishing trail in the United ...read more
    Categories: NC Trout Capital
    Monday, February 15, 2016
    The Jackson County (N.C.) Chamber of Commerce published its second annual dining guide on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The 28-page booklet shines a spotlight on the many wonderful member restaurants, breweries, caterers and dessert hot spots of Jackson County. “We are excited about releasing this publication, which was incredibly popular in its inaugural year in 2015,” said Jackson County ...read more
    Categories: 2016 Dining Guide Published
    Friday, January 22, 2016
    The Jackson County (N.C.) Chamber of Commerce published its 11th annual “Our Town” magazine on Jan. 22. The 44-page relocation and community information guide shines a spotlight on the many wonderful businesses, events and communities of Jackson County. “We are proud to release this year’s Our Town magazine,” said Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director ...read more
    Categories: 2016 Our Town magazine published