Regional Government Resources

County, City/Town   |  Area Businesses   |   Economics & Finance   |  Demographics  |  Education   |   Area Libraries   | Human Resources   |  Newspapers & Magazines   |  Outdoor Activities & Environmental News   |  Local Area & County Publications and Information Links

 


 

County, City/Town

Buncombe - http://www.buncombecounty.org/
AshevilleMayor’s Office; City Council; City Ordinances
Montreat; Biltmore Forest; Black Mountain; Woodfin
Haywood - http://www.haywood-nc.com/
WaynesvilleMayor/Board of Aldermen; Code of Ordinances
Maggie ValleyOrdinances; Town Meetings 
Canton
Jackson - http://www.jacksonnc.org/
DillsboroGovernment; Ordinances
SylvaTown Board; Ordinances;
Balsam; Cashiers; Cherokee; Cullowhee;
Glenville;; Tuckasegee; Webster; Whittier
Macon - http://www.maconnc.org/
Franklin –  Town Hall Meeting Minutes
Highlands
Swain - http://www.swaincountync.gov/
Bryson City
Transylvania - http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/
BrevardMayor & City Council; Ordinances

Area Businesses

Duke Energy - http://www.duke-energy.com/
Jackson Paper Manufacturing - http://www.jacksonpaper-nc.com/

Chambers of Commerce

Asheville - http://www.ashevillechamber.org/
Brevard - http://www.brevardncchamber.org/
Bryson City - http://www.greatsmokies.com/
Cashiers - http://www.cashiers-nc.com/
Franklin - http://www.franklin-chamber.com/
Sylva - http://www.mountainlovers.com/content_chamInfo.asp
Waynesville - http://www.2chambers.com/waynesville,_north_carolina1.htm

Economics & Finance

Advantage West (WNC Regional Economic Development Commission)
http://www.advantagewest.com/
North Carolina Banks
http://www.locallender.info/banks/north-carolina-banks/

Demographics (from the Census Bureau)

Jackson County - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37099.html
Buncombe County - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37021.html
Haywood County - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37087.html
Macon County - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37113.html
Swain County - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37173.html
Transylvania County - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37175.html

Education (Schools, Colleges, Universities)

Cullowhee Valley Elementary School - https://www.jcps.k12.nc.us/SCHOOLS/CVS/Pages/default.aspx
Fairview Elementary - https://www.jcps.k12.nc.us/SCHOOLS/FES/Pages/default.aspx
Scott’s Creek Elementary - https://www.jcps.k12.nc.us/SCHOOLS/SCE/Pages/default.aspx
Smoky Mountain Elementary - https://www.jcps.k12.nc.us/SCHOOLS/SME/Pages/default.aspx
Blue Ridge School - https://www.jcps.k12.nc.us/SCHOOLS/BRS/Pages/default.aspx
Smoky Mountain High School - https://www.jcps.k12.nc.us/SCHOOLS/SMH/Pages/default.aspx
A-B Tech - http://www.abtech.edu/
Blue Ridge Community College - http://www.blueridge.edu/
Haywood Community College - http://www.haywood.edu/
Southwestern Community College - http://www.southwesterncc.edu/
Brevard College - http://www.brevard.edu/
Mars Hill College - http://www.mhc.edu/
Warren Wilson College - http://www.warren-wilson.edu/external_index.php
UNC- Asheville - http://www.unca.edu/
Western Carolina University - http://www.wcu.edu/

Area Libraries

Asheville - http://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/Library/
Bryson City - http://www.fontanalib.org/
Sylva (Jackson Co. Public Library) - http://www.fontanalib.org/sylva/index.htm
Waynesville - http://www.haywoodlibrary.org/

Human Resources

Social Organizations

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina - http://www.cfwnc.org/index.html

Area Hospitals

Angel Medical Center - http://www.angelmed.org/
Haywood Regional Medical Center - http://www.haymed.org/
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital - http://www.highlandscashiershospital.org/
Mission Hospitals Asheville - http://missionhospitals.org/
Swain County Hospital –  http://westcare.org/swain-county-hospital/
Transylvania Regional Hospital - http://www.trhospital.org/
Medwest-Harris Carolina HealthCare System - http://www.westcare.org/westcare-harris-regional/

Newspapers & Magazines

Asheville Citizen-Times - http://www.citizen-times.com/
Mountain Xpress (Asheville) - http://www.mountainx.com/
Smoky Mountain News - http://www.smokymountainnews.com/
The Sylva Herald - http://www.thesylvaherald.com/
The Enterprise Mountaineer (Waynesville) - http://www.themountaineer.com/
Macon County News - http://www.maconnews.com/
The Franklin Press - http://www.thefranklinpress.com/
Crossroads Chronicle (Cashiers) - http://www.crossroadschronicle.com/

Outdoor Activities & Environmental News

Area Information

Travel & Tourism Information of areas in the Western North Carolina Region
http://www.theblueridgehighlander.com/
Mountain Area Information Network
http://main.nc.us/jackson/

Area Weather

Asheville - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USNC0022?from=search_city
Brevard - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USNC0076?from=search_city
Bryson City - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USNC0081?from=search_city
Cashiers - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USNC0109?from=search_city
Cullowhee - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/28723
Franklin - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USNC0246?from=search_city
Waynesville - http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USNC0739?from=search_city

Local Area/County Publications and Information:

AdvantageWest Research & Reports
Research and reports of numerous business ventures in and around the western North Carolina region.

The Jackson County website provides archived minutes of their meetings related to area development, growth, and improvement.  Reports from the Health Department, Tax Assessor's Office, Sheriff's Office, Social Services, etc, are available here.

Jackson Co. Public Library keeps the County 4-H Budget.  They have 5 years information in their collection.

Southwestern Community College and Hunter Library at Western Carolina University (WCU), have several editions of the County Development Information published by WCU.  (WCU Ref Desk: G 81 9/2: C85. Editions available: 1997-2002; publication ceased in 2002.)

 

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