BEN KATZ/bkatz@cherokeescout.com He's an Indian born in Africa, raised in the UK, and succeeding as a small business owner here in the mountains.
BEN KATZ/bkatz@cherokeescout.com In an effort to raise funds for physician’s assistant Kelly Hyde, Dan Miller dressed as a doctor to “surgically extract peoples money to support our sister in need,” while serving as auctioneer for the benefit auction at Broken Shells Ministries in Murphy on July 8.
KEVIN HENSLEY/khensley@cherokeescout.com A large crowd of Murphy and Andrews football players look on as Bulldogs senior quarterback Joey Curry fires a round as part of a 7-on-7 scrimmage at Union.
Taz, the emotional support service dog, enjoys everyone he meets on his rounds at the Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home. Photo by BEN KATZ
David Vowell, pictured with Corey and Elo-Ly Bailey and Martha Pence, stated that Murphy's recent help for the arts  are a "milestone in equipping the arts community to contribute to the prosperity of this community." Photo by BEN KATZ
David Anderson, who has worked as a tribal horticulturist, is growing sixteen varieties of tomatoes that he plans to offer folks who come by to the First Friday Art Walk Farmer's Market. Photo by BEN KATZ

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	Chris West, pastor of Shepherd of the Mountains Church, is well known across Cherokee County.

    Editor’s note: This is one of an occasional series of articles about ordinary Cherokee County residents and their extraordinary lives.

BEN KATZ/bkatz@cherokeescout.com In an effort to raise funds for physician’s assistant Kelly Hyde, Dan Miller dressed as a doctor to “surgically extract peoples money to support our sister in need,” while serving as auctioneer for the benefit auction at Broken Shells Ministries in Murphy on July 8.

    Murphy – A benefit auction for Kelly Hyde was held at Broken Shells Ministries and sponsored by Journey Church on July 8.

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KEVIN HENSLEY/khensley@cherokeescout.com A large crowd of Murphy and Andrews football players look on as Bulldogs senior quarterback Joey Curry fires a round as part of a 7-on-7 scrimmage at Union.

    Blairsville, Ga. – What better way to repeat as state champions, than to test your toughness before the season even begins?

Hiwassee Dam graduate Haylie Shope just completed her freshman year with the Kennesaw State (Ga.) Lady Owls.

   Kennesaw, Ga. – When the name Haylie Shope is mentioned in Cherokee County, people take notice.

Murphy's Abram Abling shoots during a scrimmage against Highlands. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY

   Murphy – The Murphy Bulldogs basketball team has the pedal to the metal.

Obituaries

    Enoch Emmon Morrow, 95, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017.

    Reggie Bryson, 76, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the Clay County Care Center.
    Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

    Leroy David Jordan, 74, of Warne, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Murphy Medical Center. 
    No services are planned at this time.