OBITUARY: Regina Watkins

OBITUARY: Regina Watkins

  Regina Watkins, 46, of Cullowhee, unexpectedly went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robinson Shelton and Wanda Otter; her brothers, Michael Shelton and Samuel Otter; and her nephew, Xavier Otter.  She is...

Park to begin phased reopening on May 9

  Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is increasing recreational access and services. The National Park Service (NPS) is...

COMMENTARY: My thanks to the true heroes…

  By WILLIAM LEDFORD   True heroes walk among us.  And, up until now we’ve been too involved in our own concerns (for some of us this involves hoarding toilet paper so…stop that) that they’ve mainly gone unnoticed. Until now. I speak of the actual people on...