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Sports-betting venues opening at 2 western NC casinos

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is ready to open sports-betting venues at its two western North Carolina casinos.

North Carolina county opposes South Carolina tribe’s casino

A North Carolina county has passed a resolution opposing a casino being built by a South Carolina Native American tribe.

Park rangers: Man drowns after trying to save young relative

A man has died after jumping into a river in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to help a young relative.

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort reopening for patrons

A North Carolina casino says it's ready to reopen its doors to patrons.

Smoky Mountains park sets record with 12.5M visitors in 2019

Great Smoky Mountains National Park saw a record 12.5 million visitors in 2019, a 1.1 million increase over 2018.

Small earthquake reported in western North Carolina

The U.S. Geological Survey says there was a small earthquake in western North Carolina.

Cherokee leaders approve $200 million casino expansion

The tribe's leaders approved plans earlier this month for a $200 million expansion to add at least 600 additional hotel rooms, as well as 100,000 feet of convention space.

Cherokee offer bounty for killing coyotes

The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina is offering bounty payments of $25 for each coyote carcass that is turned into the tribe.

Smokies officials weigh backcountry camping fees

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park may start charging for backcountry camping and hire more rangers to manage what happens in the deep woods.

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Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

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One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

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