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Sylva retailers pledge later hours

Most of the Main Street Sylva Association (MSSA) retailers pledge to stay open until 7 p.m. or later on 4 dates to accommodate shoppers.  

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Contract Applications Sought to Operate Sylva License Plate Agency

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants for a commissioned contractor to operate a license plate agency (LPA) in Sylva.

In North Carolina, NCDMV oversees LPAs, but the agencies are managed by private businesses or local governments. The current agency, at 454 E. Main St., in Sylva, will close on Dec. 15, 2023. The agency has been operated by Barry and Debra Woods since 2021.

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Barbershop Chorus sings in Franklin August 20

The Arts Council presents Land of the Sky Barbershop Chorus on Sunday, August 20, at 3:00, in Tartan Hall at Franklin’s First Presbyterian Church.  The men’s chorus performs light-hearted renditions of old-time and contemporary melodies, sung unaccompanied in four-part Barbershop-style harmony, mixing lots of laughs with their music.

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Town of Sylva continues debate surrounding public skatepark

*Photo used from Burnpile Skate Shop Facebook

By Kristin Fox

Over a year after Sylva opened Sylva Pipes, the debate about whether the town should expand what was intended to be a temporary skate park or move forward with a permanent skate park at a different location continues among the Sylva Board of Commissioners.

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