The U.S. Forest Service will hold a number of public meetings to help draft a new land management plan for our local national forests. Part of this plan may include prescribed burns in popular areas. (Pictured: Forest Service helicopters during the last major wildfire in 2007; photo by Bill Rhodes)
The U.S. Forest Service, Macon County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public’s help in finding the perpetrator of a Sept. 25 rape that occurred in the Nantahala National Forest. The agencies have released a sketch of the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous.
This June 26, 2008 document is the government’s draft supplemental final environmental impact statement on the proposed relocation of U.S. 74 in Graham County. The proposed road, known as “Corridor K,” would be built from U.S. 129 in Robbinsville to N.C. 28 in Stecoah. The road would cut through a portion of the Nantahala National […]