Local News

The Polar Express train arriving at a terminal.

All Aboard the Polar Express!

The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole.

Teenagers skating on an ice rink while holding hands.

Skate on the Big Ice at Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Lace up your skates, hit the big ice, and enjoy the fun at Bon Secours Wellness Arena! The rink is open for all ages to practice skills, skate for fitness, or just enjoy skating while listening to music and socializing with family and friends.

A person bicycling in a bike lane.

SCDOT Unveils Bicycle Pedestrian Action Plan

At a recent SCDOT Commission meeting, Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall unveiled a new Bike-Ped Safety Action Plan. The plan incorporates many requests for safe, multimodal streets.