Did You Know:

Canton was originally Cherokee Indian Territory. A post office first opened here in 1837 and the community at the time was named Pigeon River.
Emergency drill at HCC Thursday Print

A large-scale emergency training drill will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 9 on the Haywood Community College Campus.


The event is focused on Haywood County law enforcement and emergency services agencies responding to a criminal scenario on college property. No impact on nearby residents or travelers is anticipated.


For more information, contact Chief Larry Bryson of the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office at 828-452-6666.


For more information, contact:
David Teague,
Public Information Officer
Haywood County
828-452-7305; 828-400-9691 or
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