Day: December 28, 2012


Freshman Kaleb Ticknor receives Community Impact Award

A freshman student at Western Carolina University, Kaleb Ticknor, was honored in November with a Community Impact Award for his service to the campus community. The award, only given to 17 students from across the state, is given annually by North Carolina Campus Compact, a non-profit coalition of N.C. campuses, […]


WCU Police asks students to speak out, report crime sooner

Two reports of assault were recently filed with the Western Carolina University Police Department. The first was filed Wednesday, Nov. 14, by a third party. The report is a delayed report of a sexual assault of a female student in her dorm from last spring. No prosecutions followed. The second […]


New Sylva Police Department building near completion

The Sylva Police Department will move to a new location on Main Street in downtown Sylva, in a spot formerly held by the Jackson County Library prior to its move to the old courthouse. The new building, on which construction began in July, is expected to be finished by the […]